Commerce Department

EVENT REPORT FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17

COMMERCE UNION ELECTION: The Commerce Association started its academic year 2016-17 with holding of student’s election in August 2017. Nominations were received from a number of students of the commerce department.

FRESHER’S WELCOME: With the beginning of a new academic session, it was time to welcome our Freshers. The Department of Commerce organized its Fresher’s Welcome on 27th August, 2016 in college auditorium. Dressed up beautifully as per the theme “Girls in Pearls”. The event began with prayer dance, followed by this shortlisted contestant from the Ist year dazzled the stage of the auditorium in their beautiful dresses to participate in the Miss Commerce Contest 2017. After the introduction and talent round 10 divas were selected for the final question and answer round. Various interactive games were also organized for the students in the audience.

After tough decision making by the judges, Kishica Arora was crowned as Miss Commerce followed by Ananya Malhotra and Karishma as the 1st and 2nd Runner ups respectively. All in all, the event was a success which ended by a Jam Session with everyone shaking a leg.


TALK ON “BANKING – AN OVERVIEW”: On 7th September, 2016, a session on Banking overview was organized for the students of the Department in the college Seminar Room. The Key speaker for the session was Prof. Kamal Kishore, Dean, Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi. The session witnessed a huge audience of about 100 students and teachers. The speaker focused on banking sector of Indian markets and how banks actually function. He also compared Indian Banks with various banks of China and also focused on those points where our banking system is lacking. This session was beneficial to all our undergraduate.



SESSION ON “SOFT SKILLS AND PERSONAL INTERVIEWS”: On 26th October, 2016, a session on Communication Skills was organized for the students of the Department in the college Room No. 16. The Key speaker for the session was Mr. Ankur Jain, Director of T.I.M.E. The speaker focused on grooming student's personality specifically at the time of interview. He explained the students about gestures, postures, confidence level to be maintained during an interview and also advised the students to portray their true picture in front of the interviewers. This session was most beneficial to the final year who were appearing for various college placements and second year students as they would also be soon appearing for the placements.



TALK ON “HOW TO PREPARE FOR APTITUDE TEST” :
The Department of Commerce had organized a talk of one hour on topic “How to prepare for aptitude test” on 18th January, 2017 in college Room No. 16. The key speaker for the talk was Ms. Jyoti Kukreja, Assistant Professor in JIMS. It was a very informative and enriching session for the students followed by an aptitude test which helped them to evaluate themselves and bring betterment in knowledge.

Talk on “How to prepare for aptitude test”



EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO SEBI :, Apart from their curriculum, Department of Commerce had organized an industrial visit to SEBI that provided the real insight of working procedure of the securities market in India and the role of SEBI as a regulator. The visit was organized for 100 students of B.Com (H) and B.Com (P) 2nd Year in three batches on 6th, 7th and 14th October, 2016 respectively, along with 2 faculties per batch.

The officials of SEBI (regulator for the securities market in India) had an interactive and open session with students and discussed about the reasons for establishment of SEBI, their objective and functions. The coordination with SEBI in this regard strengthened the vision of the students of JDMC by increasing financial literacy level and awareness regarding stock market.



COMTALK 2017: The Commerce Association organized a two day COMTALK 2017 the Annual Inter College Commerce festival on 10th and 11th February, 2017 in the college premises. The theme of Comtalk 2017 was “Digitalisation & Demonetisation: Dawn of A New Era in The Indian Economy”. The festival began with inauguration on 10th February, 2017 by Prof. Kavita Sharma, Head, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and key note address by Dr. Deepak Tandon, Professor, International Management Institute, New Delhi. Later on during the day there were lecture series by eminent speakers on the theme of Comtalk and panel discussions by various panelists on the topic Digitalisation & Demonetisation: Fueling the Future”.

On the second day of Comtalk various inter-college events like Debate, Business Quiz, Poster-making, Ad-mad and Brand Tambola were organised for the students. All the events witnessed huge response from various colleges of University of Delhi and students of other Universities in Delhi & NCR.



INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO YAKULT: On 16th February, 2017 an industrial visit was organized by the Department of Commerce, Janki Devi Memorial College, for its third year students of B.Com (Hons.) & B.Com. A total of 120 students of the department were accompanied to the Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.’s plant located at Food Park, HSIIDC, Rai, Sonepat, Haryana by six teachers of the department. The industrial visit was a great visual treat for all the students as they could see the high speed at which the entire packing process takes place through a completely automated system.



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