The Department was established in the year 1982 at Gogate College, Belagavi and later shifted to Bhutaramanahatti in the year 1994. It offers Post Graduation and Doctoral Programmes in Commerce. The faculty has been recognised for excellence in the field of Commerce. At the Department, the key emphasis is on fostering students as human resource by imparting in-depth knowledge on contemporary business issues. The unique and competitive pedagogy of the Department focuses on conceptual learning and analytical skills along with personal, spiritual and social progress of the students. The Department always stands to support the students in their endeavour to be innovative and competent entrepreneurs of the day. So far, it has produced more than 2500 Post Graduate students. Our students are serving the society by occupying prominent positions in Corporate, Colleges, and Universities and also by their own business establishments.
To become a centre of excellence in the area of Commerce education and Research.
To provide an effective and holistic Commerce education to the students.
To develop human resource with necessary business and technical skills
To promote entrepreneurship qualities among students.
To undertake research on contemporary issues related to commerce, Banking and Industry.