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Welcome to Department of Commerce

Commerce department is the largest department in St.Pious X Degree & P.G. College. Initially Course was introduced in 1993-94 with a meager strength of 35 students and 2 faculty members. Now the department can proudly claim strength of around 400 students and 8 well qualified and experienced faculty members The departments has the distinction of securing 100% pass percentage for several years and always the overall pass percentage was above 95%. It always stood in the first five positions among the affiliated colleges for its academic performance in the public exams The department organizes Seminars, Group Discussions, Debates, Role Play sessions, Case Study Analysis, Quiz, and skits on a regular basis. Latest teaching aids such as Smart board, LCD, OHP, Internet etc are used. Online projects and assignments are given. The department organizes Inter-Collegiate Competitions under the banner of ‘SPOORTHY’ club and our students also participate in competitions conducted by various colleges & Osmania University To give first hand knowledge of the subject, students are taken on field trips and industrial tours. Staff attends various Faculty Development Programmes organised by HCU, O.U and other colleges. Training for CPT, ICET and Bank PO’s are available in the college campus Every year around 70% of the students are placed in reputed organizations like DELL, HSBC, Bank of America, WIPRO, Cognizant, Infosys, etc. Most of our students have successfully pursued higher studies both in India and abroad. Many of them are placed in prominent position in various prestigious companies and organizations through our campus placement programs. Entrepreneurship awareness and development programmes and arranged in collaboration with the E.D Cell of OU and also ALEAP.The Commerce Department is very active and innovative in all its activities

Commerce Lab

To equip the students with analytical and practical skills relating to the subjects, the commerce lab was set up in the year 2005. It is equipped with the relevant data and documents

Sphoorthy - Our Club

The department of Commerce had taken an initiative to start a club by name SPOORTHY in the year 2005. The idea behind starting a commerce students association ‘Spoorthy’ is to encourage the leadership qualities and managerial skills of students by giving them an opportunity to organize various academic, socio-cultural activities and programs and inter-collegiate competitions.

The Spoorthy Club of the department organizes Inter collegiate competitions, under the banner ‘STORM’ (Spoorthy Talent Oriented Rocking Meet). The main objective of this event is to promote the talent and skills of students in various fields and also to provide them an opportunity to interact with their counterparts from other colleges. Various competitions like Group Discussion, Poster Presentation, Case Study, Turn Coat, Dramatics, and Fun Game like Commerce Bingo, Tambola etc., are designed to test the presentation, analytical, creative and communication skills of students.

The department organizes Seminars, Group Discussions, Debates, Role Play sessions, Case Study Analysis, Quiz, and skits on a regular basis as a part of the club activity.


  • Lectures and Seminars: Experts from academics and industry are invited to address the students on various topics regularly.
  • To give a practical exposure to students, industrial tours are arranged every year to places like, AP Dairy, AP Food, Bisleri, Parle-G, Coca Cola, NSIC, etc.
  • Faculty development programs are organised and attended by the faculty members to keep abreast with the latest development in the field of education.
  • Outreach Programs: To inculcate a sense of social responsibility and service, outreach programs like visiting orphanages, teaching at government schools, awareness programs, etc. The department has an MoU with an NGO, "STARS"

Workshops and Seminars

  • An Entrepreneur Development Programme was conducted in the month of June for 3 days (from 27/6/2016 to 29/6/2016), in collaboration with ED Cell , Osmania University. 100 B.Com students actively participated in this Awareness camp. Eminent speakers from industry and other varied fields were the resource persons motivating the young entrepreneurs.
  • Career Guidance Programmes were organised in collaboration with The Institute of Company Secretary (ICSI) on 1st July 2016, with TIME institute on 23rd August 2016, on orientation for competitive exams, with Manhaltan Group on 10th Nov and by Tata Institute of Social Sciences on 24th Nov 2016.
  • On 5th November, a one day State Level workshop was conducted on Basics of Accounting, Taxation and Internet Banking as a Neighbourhood Programme.
  • 16th November 2016, a one day workshop on Entrepreneurship Orientation Programme was conducted by NSIC for the B.Com Students.
  • 24th November 2016, a one day workshop on ‘Demonetization, Stock Market and Digital marketing’ for B.Com II & III year students. The speakers were Mr. K.Bhavanarayana, from Bombay Stock Exchange, Prof. Vishweswar Rao a renowned journalist and Mr.Chandrasekhar from NIIT.

University Rank

  • K. Aishwarya of III B.Com Cs 1212-13-402-063 Secured University 1st Rank for 2015-16 Batch adding honour and pride to the Institution.
  • Miss Pooja Jain of III (General) 2012-15 batch secured 7th rank in University Public Examination for the year 2014-15.

Research & Projects