Initially the college was established in the year 1969 with only faculty of commerce. In the year 1977, the Governing body has created another three departments namely Accountancy, Management and Banking. But the governing body has given a separate entity to the department of Commerce on 23rd December, 1993 by appointing Mr. Achyut Kr. Borpujari as head of the department. Due to some unavoidable reasons he could not continue his service in the college, since then the department was in inactive mode and the headship of the department was lying vacant. In the year 2012 the Governing Body has decided to reactivate the department and appointed Mrs. Mrinali Mahanta as the head of the department and later on Mr. Kauranga Borgohain has been appointed by Governing Body in accordance with DHE approval against the vacant post lying since Mr. Borpujari left. Now it is two men department with the responsibilities of teaching Business Studies in HS Course and many other subjects like-Entrepreneurship Development, Corporate Law, Company Law, Auditing, Small Business Management, Financial Management and so on in the UG honours and non honours courses. Three vocational courses such as Hospitality Management, GST course, Wildlife Photography are running under the direct guidance and control of this department. The departmental faculties have been in active participation in various initiatives of socio-cultural enrichment programmes of the college. With the vision of increasing field based knowledge, the department have time to time plans to lead students for giving field based experience by identifying prospective areas for visit. Since its established time, the faculties have been participating in different seminars, conferences, symposiums, workshops etc which helping them to enhance knowledge so as to fit themselves with the modern academic change circumstances.
To achieve maximum understanding of students through quality teaching.
To make commerce education more popular among students as well as general people.
To ensure quality education through field based learning.
To provide the best care to students so that they can do something in their life.
To experience with practical education.
Ensuring increased rate of commerce graduates.
The department has been offering U.G. Major and Non-major Courses under Dibrugarh University.
Besides it has been rendering its service to the Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University in UG & PG Courses and UG Course of K.K. Handique Open University.
The Language Laboratory of the Department is being used for the teaching of the local languages & Spoken English.
The department has introduced a small library in the year 2016 and apart from the issue by central library students can also take books from the department which gives benefit to the students in accessing their required books.
The department has initiated Entrepreneurship Exhibition among B.Com course students which gives a platform to expose the hidden talent and creative crafting skills of students and also encourage them to make such items market approachable.
The department conducts counseling sessions for the students which includes academic, social and personal growth of students.
Entrepreneurship Exhibition organized among B.Com 5th Semester students on 05/10/2016
Entrepreneurship Exhibition organized among B.Com 5th Semester students on 23/09/2017.
Photo Exhibition organized on 02/08/2017 for motivating students to go in to photography career.
Entrepreneurship Exhibition among degree course students on 30th & 1st July 2018 in connection to the College Golden Jubilee Celebration program.
Books with ISBN published by the department
The department took initiative to publish a reviewed book titled “Atithya” (ISBN book published in December 2016) on the booming Hospitality Industry with with ISBN No-978-81-202-8827-0.
Under the guidance and by initiative of the department the book titled “Gargi” was published with ISBN No 9783161844100
MOU done with different Organizations for academic purpose
MOU with ‘PORCUPINE’ Group (An Event Organizing Industry) belong to Sivasagar, Assam in 2018
MOU with Sibsagar Govt. HS & MP School, Sivasagar
MOU with Deoartment of Economics, Dikhowmukh College, Gaurisagar
MOU with Brahmaputra Hotel, Sivasagar for Hospitality Management Coourse
MOU with ASDM for GST course in 2018
MOU with Commece Academy, Sivasagar in 2020
MOU with ‘Swadesh’ (An NGO) in 2019