About Department
Vision and Mission
Academic Program

School of Management is presently running the Department of Commerce & Business Studies formally set up in 2018. It has imbibed the CUSB tradition of exploring new frontiers of knowledge and innovation in academics. The Vision of the School is to emerge as a Centre of Excellence in interdisciplinary approaches to studies and research involving Commerce and Management. Following the University Motto “Collective Reasoning”, emphasis is being given on application of theories in real life situations to enhance business skills and employability of students through various other measures like personality development, project work, mock interviews and role plays etc

Department Overview

Established in


Employee Strength

Faculty- 06
Staffs - 01

Student Strength

Research Scholar & JRF-
PG-Students -
MPhil/PhD Graduated -

Placement 2021
(Job, Higher Studies) 

x (tentative)

Publications, Books & Patent
(Last 5-Years)

Books -


Board of Studies (BoS)

BoS is a statutory body for each department/centre, primarily responsible for syllabus design and regular update. As described in the Ordinance section 25.10,

The functions of the Board of Studies shall be:-

  • To recommend to the School Board, courses of studies offered by the Department/Centre and continue updating syllabus;
  • To take all steps in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations about teaching and evaluation of various courses/programmes of the Department/Centre;
  • To recommend to the School Board measures for the improvement of teaching and research in the Department/Centre;
  • To constitute panels of experts to be considered for appointment as Examiners, Board of Examiners for various courses/academic programmes and M.Phil./Ph.D. thesis representing various specializations of Departments/Centres; and
  • To perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the School Board, the Academic Council, the Executive Council and the Vice-Chancellor.

Department Committee (DC)

As enshrined in the Ordinace-26, the Department/Centre Committee (DC/CC) shall consist of the Head of the Department/Centre, as Chairperson ex-officio, and all faculty members of the Department/Centre.

26.2 The Department/Centre Committee shall have the following functions, namely–

  • To make proposals to the Board of Studies on academic programmes concerning teaching and research, and the creation, specialization and abolition of teaching posts;
  • To propose schemes for the maintenance and improvement of the standards of various programmes of study and research of the Department/Centre;
  • To apportion the teaching and co-curricular work of the Department/Centre among the teachers thereof and monitor the proper execution thereof;
  • To consider and decide on the assignment and utilisation of the space, equipment and other assets of the Department/Centre and other matters of general and academic interest of the Department/Centre;
  • To consider and recommend perspectives and major thrust areas for research and to propose research projects to be taken up by the members of the Department/Centre, individually/collectively;
  • To review and apprise the SRC/URC with the current status of research in Department/Centre;
  • To suggest to SRC/URC norms related to qualifications and research experience of a faculty to be recognized as a research degree supervisor and to constitute Department/Centre Research Degree Committee (DRC/CRC);
  • To suggest to University Admission, Teaching and Evaluation Committee (UATEC) on any issue related to admission, teaching, continuous evaluation in courses and students’ assessment of courses, offered by the Department/Centre to improve quality of education.
  • To constitute such Committee(s) comprising members of the Department/Centre, and if necessary external experts, for framing and implementation of rules and regulations related to admission, teaching, continuous evaluation, maintenance of students’ records including alumni affairs as well as promotion of research and development; and
  • To perform such other functions as may be assigned by the Ordinances or Regulations, or by the Vice- Chancellor/Dean/School Board from time to time.

Department Research Degree Committee (DRDC)

Departmental/Centre Research Degree Committee (DRDC/CRDC) deal with all matters connected with the Ph.D. Programme of the Department and report the matter to the University Research Degree Committee (URDC), as per University Ordinance-33. It consists of the Head of Department/Centre as Chairman and other faculties in the department.

Functions of DRDC/CRDC are as follows:

  • Allotment of Supervisor, Co-Supervisor, recording reasons for not admitting a candidate.
  • Recommendation for extension of time for submission of thesis
  • Recommendation to peruse a part of research outside the University
  • Approval of the Course Work
  • Assessment and Grading in Course Work
  • Monitoring the research progress of the candidate
  • Approval of Research plan proposal/language
  • Sanction of duty leave to the Ph.D. candidate
  • Assessment of Ph.D. work through pre-submission seminar
  • Maintaining the record of research paper publications of the candidate
  • 11 Recommendation of panel of experts for thesis evaluation
  • Assessment of revised thesis for satisfactory compliance, if any
  • Arrangement of Viva-voce in the absence of the supervisor
  • Recommendation to waive the Viva-voce

Research Advisory Committee (RAC)

A Research Advisory Committee (RAC) is constituted for every research scholar admitted in PhD programme. The Committee would guide the research scholar to develop the study design and methodology of research and to To periodically review and assist in the progress of the research work of the research scholar. The committee shall have also have power to recommend the co-supervisor and cancellation of registration


  • Holistic development of students: academically, professionally vocationally and ethically.
  • Capability building curriculum framework
  • Solution oriented socially relevant research
  • Transparent, accountable and democratic decision making
  • Students centric and participatory administration
  • Continuous up- gradation of knowledge with exposure to world view
  • Formation of humanistic, Scientific and Nationalistic attitude


  • To educate youths for gaining knowledge and competence for its applications in the field of Commerce and business studies including management and transforming them into a professionally, vocationally and ethically sound persona.
  • To impart quality education in the field of business studies with a purpose to accumulate, utilize and spread knowledge to create a pool of capable and motivated educationalists, researchers, administrators, managers, business practitioners, entrepreneurs and innovators in the domain of business in the larger interest of the world of businesses and the society in general.

  • Objectives of the Program:
  • The M. Com. Degree Programme has a distinct objective to equip the students with knowledge, skills and attitude to become more suitable for the present as well as emerging job markets. The design of the syllabus is student-centred where there is flexibility for the students to have a greater choice of courses appropriate to their interests, needs and sustainability. The courses are offered with Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) thus facilitating the students to have 100 Credits spread over 4 semesters for mastering the subject for the award of Master Degree in Commerce. The students can opt for elective courses of his/her choice and based on his/her aptitude from four elective groups of courses. Another important aspect of the M. Com Degree Programme is that it gives students an opportunity to study and opt for the inter-disciplinary courses other than the Commerce domain with minimum of 08 Credits which can go up to 16 Credits in the form of Elective courses in order to leverage the competitive advantage of the M. Com. students
  • Program Outcomes:
  • Eligibility:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from any recognized University with a minimum 50% marks for General / OBC candidates and 45% marks for SC /ST candidates”. However, the eligibility conditions for admission into M.Com. Programme and intake of the Programme shall be decided by the University Admission, Teaching and Evaluation Committee (UATEC) from time to time.
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  • The intake to the M.Com. Programme shall be as decided by the UATEC/Academic Council of the University from time to time.
  • Objectives of the Program:
  • To impart training to the young research scholar t o instill in them the collaborative research and innovation in the field of business studies with emphasis of applied research and contemporary and frontier research in the same field.
  • Program Outcomes:
  • To contribute towards research, innovation, patents and quality publication and all these will have impact on improvised business processes and outcome across the globe.
  • Eligibility:
  • A candidate who has passed the qualifying examination with requisite percentage of marks as prescribed in Clause IV of these Ordinances is eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme through one of the following modes: a) Admission through Entrance Test: (i) A candidate qualified in Entrance Test as per the details given in Clause VIII.1 (a) shall be considered for admission to the Ph. D. Programme depending on the number of seats available in a Department/ Centre/ School. (ii) The prospective number of seats available in Departments/Centres shall be as notified in advertisement. The number of candidates to be called for counseling will depend upon the number of seats in the Department/Centre.

    Direct Admission: A candidate who fulfills one of the following requirements may be considered for direct admission to the Ph. D. Programme without appearing in the Entrance Test: i) A candidate who is qualified in a national level test such as National Eligibility Test (NET-JRF), NET-LS (without fellowship), Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) accredited by UGC/Central or State Government. Note: However, a research scholar earlier admitted under Entrance Test - exempted category (NET-LS/GATE) could be extended CUSB research fellowship, subject to fulfillment of following conditions, without any break in continuity of his/her research work done as an Entrance Test exempted enrollee: 1) He/she is not getting any financial support/ fellowship from any other source; 2) He/she publishes at least one research paper in peer refereed journals after his/her enrollment as Ph.D. scholar in the University (out of the research work generated as a Ph.D. scholar); OR He/ she is short-listed in the Entrance Test conducted by the University
  • Intake: 22

S.No. Research Scholar/JRF/Project staff Photograph Guide Academic Qualification Research Area Achievement/Award /Publication
1 Sugat Gautam
Dr. Subramanian Sanmugham MBA Human Resources Management
2 Tulika
Dr. Pradip Ram M.Com Finance Presented a paper in a national webinar organised by Mahatma Gandhi central university Motihari
3 Milan Yadav
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Dr. Subramanian shanmugam M.com Finance
Subramanian Shanmugam M.Com Finance ( MSMEs)
Dr. Pradip Ram M.com Behavioural Finance, Stock Market and Volatility modeling
7 Archila Kushwaha
Dr. Brajesh Kumar Mcom Finance
8 Kedarnath Sabar
Dr. Rachana Vishwakarma M.Phil in commerce and M.com (finance) FINANCE UGC-NET JRF
9 Simran Singh
Dr. Subramanian shanmugam M.COM Finance
10 Jatin Kumar Jaiswal
Dr. Brajesh Kumar M.com Finance
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Course Assessment Design - MCom

  1. Semester –I
  2. Semester –II
  3. Semester –III
  4. Semester-IV




Department of Commerce and Business Studies

  • Present Head
HOD Name Period Contact Image
Prof. Brajesh Kumar 19.09.2019-Onwards Contact : +91 - 9435522611
Email: Brajesh@cusb.ac.in
  • Former Heads
  1. Dr. Subramanian Shanmugam (26.08.2019-18.09.2019)
  2. Prof. Om Prakash Rai, Pro VC (14.08.2018-25.08.2019)
Office Staff Email Id Contact Image
Mr Amar +91-7979952328