Commerce Department

Retirement Function of Dr. Sarojini Singhal

Date: 28th September 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Seminar Hall

The event started with a welcome speech by compering team. Floral theme was embraced by the department teachers. Dr. Sarojini Singhal was greeted with a planter and a gift on behalf of entire department. Then after welcoming ma'am the cultural event started. A dance performance and a medley of songs was presented by some department students. Mrs. Kalpana Bhola and Dr. Poonam Sharma spoke a few words for Dr. Sarojini Singhal. After this Sarojini ma'am spoke few words about her journey in this college. Then a video of her journey was played by the students. Some interesting games were also arranged for the teachers. The event ended with cake cutting and a thank you note.


Date – 10th October, 2017
Time – 12 noon to 2:00pm
Venue – Seminar Room

Commerce association organized a movie screening of biopic of Steve Jobs in the Seminar Room (12:20p.m.– 2:20 p.m.) and was attended by nearly 30 students. The purpose of the movie screening was to make students aware about his struggles in early days and how he became one of the top businessman. The film is structured into three acts which cover 14 years (1984–1998) in the life of personal computing innovator and Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, with each act taking place immediately prior to the launch of a key product – the Apple Macintosh, the NeXT Computer and the iMac. Jobs is portrayed by Michael Fassbender, with Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Katherine Waterston, Michael Stuhlbarg and Jeff Daniels in supporting roles. All the students and the faculty members found the movie very informative and inspiring.

E Run held on 18 & 20 Sept 2017



Date: 18th& 20th September, 2017
Time: 12-1.15pm
Venue: Sports Ground

The Entrepreneurship Cell of Janki Devi Memorial College organised a fun and knowledgeable event "e-run" to test the intellect of participants on the topic e-commerce.The two day event was held on 18th and 20th September 2017.14 teams (of 4 participants each) participated in the preliminary round which had 2 stages.First was a pen paper based task where in participants were given 20 objective questions to be solved in 5 minutes.10 team qualified the first round who then moved to the second round which was a rapid fire round.Each team was presented with 4 questions on the projector to be answered within 60 seconds.6 team qualified this round who were then eligible for the final round which was held on 20th September, 2017.

The final round was puzzle based relay race round. Each runner had to solve a puzzle to pass on the clue to the next runner and so on till all the participants reach the fourth puzzle and then they were supposed to solve the final puzzle as a team.The first puzzle was related to logo of two companies where the runner had to solve the puzzle of any one,second puzzle was related to the tagline of the company,third one was the headquarters of the company,the fourth one had all the missing pieces to solve the final puzzle and the final puzzle was to be solved by all the 4 members as a team.PrekshaSethia,Shivangi Khanna,TanuSacheti and Vaishali Jain successfully completed the entire puzzle based relay race in 14 minutes and bagged first position in the game.The winning team was awarded cash prize worth Rs 1200 along with the certificates. The first runner up were given participation certificates.

Commerce Union Elections held on 16th August 2017

Date: 16th August 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 10am-1pm
Venue: CL2

Commerce union elections were held for the post of president, vice president, general secretary, cultural secretary, hospitality head, discipline head and treasurer. The voting process started at 10am sharp through online voting system. The results were announced in seminar room at 2pm. Data was clearly shown to the candidates, distribution of votes was stated and winning percentage was also shown through pie charts. The new union elected was congratulated by the teachers and students present and was given the responsibilities of the department.

Freshers’ Welcome Party

Date: 2nd August, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00-2:230 pm
Venue: Auditorium
The event started with a welcome speech by compering team. A total of 22 students competed for the title of Miss Commerce. Retro theme was embraced by the freshers. The judges for the competition were Dr. SarojiniSinghal, Dr. Manisha Sinha and last year’s Miss Commerce, Kishika Arora. The participants were judged on the basis of three rounds- Ramp Walk, Talent Round and Question-Answer Round. Principal of the College, Dr. Swati Pal and senior most teacher of the Department, Dr. SarojiniSinghal was given planters as a symbol of gratitude. To keep the audience intact, four titles were given to the non-participating 1st year students. The title of Miss Commerce was won by MehakRajpal while AmritTejpal and Apurva Batra were the 1st and 2nd runner-ups respectively. Four more title were given to the participants. The event ended with distribution of refreshments and music for students’ pleasure.

Industrial Visit

Date - 25/09/2017
Time - 8:00am-1:00pm
Venue - Mother Dairy Plant, Patparganj

107 students from 1st year of the commerce department and 4 faculty members went for an Industrial visit to Mother Diary Plant on 25th September 2017. The buses were boarded at 8:15 with a proper headcount. Everyone was provided with light refreshments. The students reached the plant at 9:00am.

After reaching the plant of mother diary, the students had a warming session with the Co-ordinator. He explained the students about several milk products like curd, ice cream, ghee, etc. &8 varieties of milk. The plant produces milk that goes into ‘Token counters’ at Mother Dairy Milk-shops. The daily average of production is 35 lakhs liters. The students also got to know the inner workings of the plant after they were shown the machinery involved in the whole process – from Clarification to Pasteurization to Distribution. The processes used to check for adulteration, and used 25 parameters to check for contamination.

As the trip drew close to the end, they treated the students with milk and ice-cream. The students went with curious minds, but came back with enlightened ones. The bus reached back college at 1.10 pm.

Orientation on Stockmind’17

  • Date: 19th September 2017, (Tuesday)
  • Time: 10am - 1:20pm
  • Venue: Room No. 16

The event started with a welcome speech by compering team.Students were present according to their slots mentioned in the notice. Attendance of the students was taken and then they were seated accordingly.The session was conducted by Mr. Govind Kumar and Ms. Geentajali. The orientation program was held in collaboration with ICICI Securities. Mr. Govind started with discussing details regarding the stock market with the students. Details regarding the competition were told and the prizes they will be winning if they perform well in the competition. The first prize is of rs. 50000 and there's an opportunity for the students to win scholarships. The competition is played on a live portal and virtual money is provided to the registered candidates of rs.1500000. Basic rules regarding the competition were told. Slides were shown on how to analyse the stock. A video was also shown to the students on how to place an order for better understanding of the students. They were also told how to make a portfolio. Students were briefed about how to make a login id and participate in the competition. The speakers were served refreshments at the end of the seminar. At the end of the seminar a total of 376 registrations were received. The objective of the seminar was to provide knowledge to the students about stock market. It was a learning for the students.


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.

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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