The Department was established in the year 1982 at Gogte College, Belagavi and later shifted to Bhutaramanahatti in the year 1994. It offers Post Graduate and Doctoral Programmes in Commerce. The Department is emphasising on fostering commerce students as human resources 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 endeavours to be innovative and competent entrepreneurs. The Department 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 Resources with necessary business and technical skills to promote entrepreneurship qualities among students.
 To undertake Research on contemporary issues related to Commerce, Banking and Industry.


The Department is committed to the values of:
 Lifelong Learning
 Value adding Research
 Accessibility and Affordability
 Collaboration and Community Development
 Diversity and Inclusiveness
 Participatory Leadership