The Department of Commerce-Finance and Taxation


Department of Commerce , Mar Thoma College for Women, Perumbavoor was found in the year 1995 in response to a growing demand for Commerce education and is now a prestigious Department of the institution inculcating creative capabilities in students since its inception striving towards excellence in all spheres of higher education, catering to the educational requirements of women from various spheres

There is hardly any avenues in the economy without the application of Commerce. Commercial activities are inevitable for the development and sustenance of the economy. The Department of Commerce caters to the requirement of developing a deep understanding of Commerce in theory as well as practice.

The main objectives of the Department are:


  • Nurture in students, academic excellence and professional skills necessary to face the challenges of the business world.
  • Help students learn the writing and interpretation of books of accounts
  • Help students learn the applicability of the learnt concepts and procedures in real accounting practices
  • Help students to remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create the fully comprehensive university syllabus
  • Facilitate e-learning


  • To improve inter personal, communication and presentation skills
  • Provide students opportunities to interact with experts from the industry, to be conversant with the financial and economic environment
  • Help students understand the industry expectations through career oriented classes
  • Update in the applications of technological know how in commerce and industry
  • Develop self-employable and entrepreneurial skillsamong the students

Personality Development

  • Provide Value based Education to strengthen their life and curriculum with universal positive human values such as respect, integrity, honesty and compassion.
  • To inculcate desire to be educationally strong and financially secure and independent

The courses offered by the Department are:

  1. B. Com. (Honours) with Specialization in Finance & Taxation and Accounting
  2. B. Com. (Honours with Research) with Specialization in Finance & Taxation and Accounting
  3. B. Com. Finance and Taxation (Aided Stream)
  4. Diploma in Indian and International Finance and Accounts (DIIFA) (Add On Course)


  • Sherin T. Abraham (M. Com B.Ed)
    Assistant Professor (Head of the Department in- charge)
  • Dr. Sujo Mary Varghese (M. Com, MBA PhD)
    Assistant Professor (Principal -in-Charge)
  • Jibin Shibu Sam (M. Com)
    Assistant Professor
  • Serene Anna Sam (M. Com, MBA)
    Assistant Professor
  • Dr.Avani. T (M. Com, PhD)
    Assistant Professor

Retired Faculty 

  • Ms. Elizabeth John (MCom) (2004)
  • Ms. Geetha Kumari K M (M.Com,M.Phil) (2015), Associate Professor
  • Dr. Leelamma Jacob(M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D) (2015), Associate Professor
  • Dr. Biju Thomas Mathew(M.Com,Ph.D) (2018), Associate Professor