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Department of Applied Economics & Commerce

Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar

Prof (Dr.) Girish Kumar Choudhary
Vice Chancellor

Dr. Nagendra Kumar Jha
        Head and Director

Although undergraduate course in Commerce in Bihar started as early as in the year 1942, facilities for Post-graduate teaching (M.Com) in this subject were not available in the State till the establishment of this Department in the year 1951. As a result of persistent public demand, this Department was established for Post-Graduate teaching in Commerce. The Department was put under the charge of Dr. B.R. Mishra, M.A., Phd. (London); D.Sc. Economics (London) who took over as the Founder Professor and Head of the Department on July 25, 1951.

Vision of the Department
Envision to provide excellent value based commerce education coined with innovation and quality research.

Mission of the Department
The mission of the Department of Applied Economics and Commerce is the procurement of knowledge with diversity and to prepare the students community to improve, grow and develop with such knowledge.Our purpose is to educate the student with the advanced knowledge in the area of commerce, trade, industry and business highlighting the guaranteed career growth among the students in tune with the highly competitive job market scenario of 21st century.


1. Master of Commerce (M.Com.)
2. Master of Business Administration (MBA) and
3. Master of Finance and Control (M.F.C.)