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Department of Commerce

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE is the largest association of teachers and students in JMC.

  1. The Department of Commerce was started in 1972 with one faculty and 30 students. Now it has a large faculty of excellent teachers and more than 600 students in the department.
  2. The department places emphasis on practical learning through projects, internships, seminars and workshops at field level by experts drawn from both academia and industry.
  3. Under the department, there are various societies that have been established throughout these years by the students. These include - The Mercurian Times: E-Newsletter, Management Interaction Cell, Finance and Investment Cell, Training and Development Cell and TEDxJMC.
  4. The department has been organising various events since many years:
    • Com'Quest, the annual business quiz organized in association with an eminent management institute.
    • Com'Acumen, the annual departmental festival.
    • International Conference 2019 on the theme "Social Media: Opportunities and Challenges".
    • National seminars and conventions on different themes.
    • International Conference 2022 on the theme “Evolving Business Strategies in a Transforming Global Environment”.
  5. All the societies under the Department of Commerce play an important role in enhancing the skills of the students by organizing various activities through which they get an edge in the outside world.
Societies under Department of Commerce

1. Finance and Investment Cell - Finance and Investment Cell is a student-driven initiative to facilitate knowledge sharing on matters of finance, geopolitics and economy, at Jesus and Mary College and at the university level, leading towards holistic development for all members

2. The Mercurian Times - The primary objective of The Mercurian Times is that of educating and spreading awareness about journalism and content writing. The society focuses on different forms of content and gives the students a platform to publish their content.

3. Cosmos - Cosmos JMC is an engaging and promising chapter of the campus initiative Echo, established by WWF India , to promote youth involvement in resolving environmental issues through innovation. WWF is a science-based international organization that addresses issues relating to the conservation of species and their habitat, climate change, water wastage and conservation, environmental education and many more.

4. Karwaan - The Mental Health Awareness Society aims to sensitize everyone towards mental health issues through impactful awareness. We aim at helping people understand and maintain their mental health and general well being. This balance of physical, emotional and spiritual wellness will ensure a healthy lifestyle for all.

5. 180 DC - 180 Degrees Consulting (180 DC) provides socially conscious organisations around the world with high quality and extremely affordable consulting services. It works with organisations to develop innovative, practical and sustainable solutions to whatever challenges they’re facing. It works primarily with organisations that are focused on improving education and health outcomes, achieving environmental sustainability, and/or alleviating poverty.

6. Management Interaction Cell - The Corporate Cell of the college, aims to bridge the gap between campus academia and the corporate world. We curate insightful events and webinars with industry leaders where we deep dive into the corporate work culture and understand the roadmap to various management fields.

7. Tedx - TEDxJMC is dedicated to researching and sharing knowledge that matters through short talks and presentations. TEDxJMC is also dedicated to informing and educating wider audiences in an accessible way. Scientists, researchers, technologists, business leaders, artists, designers, and other world experts take the TEDx stage to present “Ideas Worth Spreading”: valuable new knowledge and innovative research in their fields. Our primary aim is to inspire people with great ideas presented by people who have left a mark in their field to spark conversations

8. LeHR - LèHR as a society covers a very significant and often overlooked part of Commerce, which is Human Resource. As a society, we not only aim to conduct events for participation but improve the skill-set of our members and tackle a larger audience and highlight the importance of Human Resource to them. LèHR, as an HR Cell, isn’t only restricted to the domain of commerce but caters to the needs and broadens the scope of other fields such as psychology and sociology as well

9. Aeon: Incubation Centre – With its unique events, upskilling bootcamps and nationwide competitions, Aeon inducts you into the world of startups and ideas. As an Incubation Centre, we help bring your start up ideas to fruition through financing, market research, product development and much more, under the guidance of a mentorship board with seasoned experts.
We hosted Khoj - A 2 Day Research and Innovation Bootcamp delivering insights into business strategy and market research by experts working at Disney, McKinsey and more. And, further nurtured the spirit of startups and competition with Yojana amassing over 60 pitches from all over the nation. In essence, Aeon is a hub for innovation and ideation, seeking to turn your ideas into successful startups.

10. Neev - The Training and Development Centre, JMC was founded with the sole purpose of guiding the students of JMC to excel not only within JMC but also outside JMC. The focus is on the holistic development of all involved, inside and outside NEEV, through internship & fellowship opportunities, soft skills & technical skills training, CV vetting, sessions by the industry experts, digital campaigns amidst much more.

11. Estrategia: Case Study Cell - We aim to see students of our college actively taking part in both National & International Case competitions confidently, and take our college to new heights. We aim to inculcate spontaneous thinking, communication skills, presentation skills, research skills, skills that are not optional, but essential to make a mark in the corporate world.

12. Books 'n' Beyond: The Bookclub – At Books 'n' Beyond, the book club of Department of Commerce of JMC, we aim to build a community of avid readers and like-minded people where they can come together to discuss their views on certain books and moreover enhance their network. We provide a plethora of book suggestions, book reviews, exciting events and campaigns. We wish to revive the lost love for reading and make it an activity that is seeked for leisure and making friends.