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26-11-1895 to 13-12-1956



The college offers instruction in various prescribed subjects of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) and Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.M) of Mangalore University.


Admissions to any course are made for one academic year only. Students will be admitted to the next higher class ( subsequent academic years ) on the basis of fresh application for admission to that class taking into account their progress, conduct and behaviour during the year.


A student admitted to the College shall have to pay the fees as prescribed at the time of admission each year.

(i) Fees should be paid on or before the last date prescribed for it by the Principal. Thereafter a defaulter is liable to pay in addition to the fees proper, a fine of Rs.50 for the delay of first seven days. If fee remains unpaid on the last date prescribed for payment of fees with fine, the defaulter's name will be struck off the college register.

(ii) Fees paid in will not be refunded under any circumstance.

(iii) All the payments due to the College shall be paid only in the cash counter and receipts should be obtained.

Cash hours

On working days : From 9.30 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.

From 2.00 P.M. to 3.00 P.M.

On Saturday : From 9.30 A.M. to 12.00 Noon


The students who wish to withdraw from the College and wish to have the Transfer Certificates should pay the T.C. fee of Rs. 25.00. If the T.C. is required by post, an additional amount of Rs. 30.00 is to be paid towards postal expenses. Transfer Certificate will be issued to a student only when he has no dues to the College.

The Transfer Certificate shall be issued to a student only once. A fee of Rs. 50-00 will be charged for the duplicate copy of the Transfer Certificate. A student who intends to get duplicate Transfer Cetificate should make a declaration on a stamp paper worth Rs. 20-00 to the effect that he/she has lost the original Transfer Certificate issued to him/her beyond recovery and that he/she has not used the same for joining some other course. The other certificates such as conduct, no dues, date of birth, physical education etc., will be issued to a student against payment of Rs. 20-00 for each certificate.


This College lays a great stress on the development of character among the students and expects them to conduct themselves both inside and outside the College as to be worthy of the highest standards of behaviour. courtesy, helpfulness and tolerance are the virtues which they are particularly advised to cultivate. The students are admitted to the college on the clear understanding that they cheerfully carry out all the rules and disciplinary regulations of the college. The following rules and regulations have been framed to achieve the above objectives.

1. The students of the College must maintain high standards of behaviour both inside the college and outside it.

2. They should abide by the College regulations set forth in the present calendar and also by such other regulations as may be formulated from time to time by the Principal. Non-compliance with any of these regulations will be dealt with by the Principal in the way which he deems fit and his decision will be final in these matters.

3. Irregularity in attendance, constant indifference to studies, frequent avoidance of assignments or tests and examinations held by the College, discourtesy to the teachers, insubordination, obscenity in word or deed, moral delinquency - any of these will render a student liable to punishment by the Principal and the punishment may even be so stringent as expulsion.

4. Smoking in the College premises, drinking any liquor in the College premises, coming drunk to the College are to be avoided by the students.

5. Disorderliness of behaviour, sloveliness or indecency in regard to dress and sloppiness or scruffiness in regard to hair- do should be avoided by the students.

6. All College property should be handled with care by a student. Wilful damage to or disfigurement of College property, books, furniture and electrical installations etc. by a student will render him liable to severe disciplinary action.

7. Except with the consent of the Principal obtained in writing no student shall be a member of any club, association, society, union or other organisations not organised by the College. No student shall participate in any campaign, demonstration, agitation, strike, hartal or satyagraha directed whether against the College, the University or the Government. Any violation of this rule may lead to the erring student's expulsion from the College.

8. No student shall play in any team against the College. No student shall play in teams other than college team, except, with the consent of the Principal obtained in writing.

9. No excursions will be conducted by the College unless specifically required by the syllabus. In the latter case it will be conducted only after duly informing the parents. Unauthorised excursions organised by the students will attract disciplinary action against the participants.

10. After a teacher has entered a lecture hall, no student shall enter it or leave it without the teacher's permission.

11. The students shall not loiter about the corridors when lectures are in progress in the lecture halls. If, on an occasion they have a free hour, they should retire to the reading room and they should keep reading or writing and not keep talking.

12. No student shall disrupt teaching, study, library and administrative work, or prevent any member of the College and its staff from carrying out his/her work or do any act reasonably, likely to cause such disruption and prevention.

13. Students who habitually come late or absent themselves frequently from the classes without valid reasons approved by the Principal will be subjected to such disciplinary action as the Principal may prescribe in addition to loosing of their attendance.

14. The name of the student who absents himself/herself continuously for more than a week without the sanction of the Principal shall be struck off the rolls unless satisfactory reasons are given for his/her absence.

15. The students will be issued with an identity card which document he/she should always possess and be able to produce when required by the teachers in the class rooms, verandah, library or by the Principal. The identity cards are to be produced even at the examinations along with their hall tickets on all examination days. Failure or refusal to produce it when demanded is an act of clear disobedience. This document should not be tampered.

16. While the college does not hold itself responsible for the conduct of the student outside the premises, the Principal may take cognisance of any serious misconduct outside which is likely to reflect badly upon the reputation of the College and take such disciplinary action against the offender as he deems fit and proper.

17. The Principal in consultation with the Governing Council shall have the power to rusticate any student from the College if in the opinion of the council his/her continuation in the College is not desirable in the interest of discipline of the College.

18. The student should sit on the seat in the class room allotted to him by the concerned staff. Refusal to occupy the seat deserves punishment.

19. Absence in the class test or College examination without prior permission of the staff or without valid reason is considered as indiscipline.


Ragging in any form inside or outside the College campus is strictly banned. Students found indulging in ragging will be summarily expelled from the College.

Students are advised to report either to the Principal or to the lecturers or to the College office, all the incidents of ragging, even anonymously, if circumstances warranted. All the students are invited to co-operate in combating the evil of ragging.

Attention of all the students is drawn to the following regulations of Karnataka Education Act. 1983. (Karnataka Act No 1 of 1995)

Section : 2 (29) : "Ragging" means causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of a practical jokes or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or violate his person or exposes him to ridicule or to forbear from any lawful act, by intimidating wrongfully restraining, wrongfully confining, or injuring him or by using criminal force to him or by holding out to him any threat of such intimidation, wrongful restraint, wrongfull confinement, injury or the use of criminal force.

Section 116 : Penalty for Ragging :

1. No person who is a student in an educational institution including an institution under the direct management of the University or of the Central Government shall commit ragging.

2. Any person who contravenes sub-section (1) shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees or with both.

3. Ragging is not only punishable under Section 116, but also under various provisions contained in Sections 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 302, 305, 306, 339, 340, 341, 342, 343, 344, 346, 347, 354, 359, 368, 448, 451 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which would result in imposition of extreme punishment in furtherance of specific directions enshrined in Standing Order No. 940 of Director General and Inspector General of Police.

4. At this juncture it is relevant to point out that under sub-section (1) of Section 137 of the Karnataka Education Act, 1983, criminal courts can take cognizance of any offence punishable under Section 116 r/w other Sections of IPC. Under sub-section (2) of Section 137, all offences punishable under Section 116 shall be investigated by an officer of and above the rank of Inspector of Police. It shall be cognizable and non-bailable. Provision has also been made in Section 138 of the Karnataka Education Act, 1983 that whoever instigates or abates the commission of an offence of ragging shall be liable for punishment with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which may extend to Rs. 2000 or with both.

5. Ragging is a criminal offence punishable under the various provisions indicated above and such students involved in such obnoxious practice are, in addition for prosecution, liable for being rusticated dismissed and expelled from the college.


The examinations and tests are important parts of academic activity. They are useful to the students as they give them a practice for writing University examinations. Writing makes them perfect. They also help the teacher to know the effectiveness of his teaching and to effect any changes in mode of imparting knowledge, if necessary. Hence, it is expected that all students shall take the examinations and tests seriously and attend them without fail. Absence from these examinations and tests will be viewed seriously and considered as a mark of unsatisfactory progress that may result in his detention in the same class.

University examinations will be conducted in the month of October and April. Out of 100 marks allotted to each paper, 20 marks are assigned as internal assessment. These internal assessment marks are based on tests, assignments and/or seminar/viva-voce.


A student is deemed to have completed the course of a particular semester / year if he has put in not less than 75% of attendance in each subject of study.

If the student has secured less than 75% of attendance in any particular subject the University can condone the shortage of attendance ( if it is not less than 60% ) on the recommendation of the Principal if the reason for absence is genuine such as ill health/ hospitalisation etc.

Note that grace of attendence for extra - curricular activities and sports shall not be considered. The prescribed fees for condonation has to be paid to the University through the college in each such case.

There is no provision for condonation of shortage of attendance if a student obtains less than 60% of attendance even in one of the subjects of study. Such student shall be detained and he shall have to keep fresh terms for the semester / year in all subjects.


The co-curricular activities will be organised under the direction of the staff advisors. The students are advised to participate in all the activities.

All the students are expected to make use of the facilities for games and physical education. Participation in Inter-collegiate Competitions will be permitted only after regular practice. The regular practice in any particular activity will be basis for selection to various teams that represent the College.


The NSS unit of this College recruits students who can give their talent and energy voluntarily with a view to developing their service mindedness to the community at large and to the poorer sections of the community, in particular. Students admitted to the NSS will work under the direction of a member of the Staff and their work will mainly consist of physical labour. These activities not only give a sense of involvement and responsibility to the students but also teach them to get rid of their complexes. Camps conducted by our NSS unit have earned appreciation.


1. Students are free to play from 4.40 p.m to 6.00 p.m on all working days.

2. The Physical Director of the College nominates the captains of the various teams.

3. When representative teams are formed, players for the teams will be selected by the Physical Director from students who play regularly and attend coaching classes and intramural competitions.

4. When competitions are organized by the College only those who carry out the directions of the Physical Director and who are regular for practice, will be allowed to compete. Players whose records are excellent in the College will be permitted to participate in tournaments.

5. Students who receive games and sports materials should return them safely to the person who has issued them.

6. Students who are on the rolls of this College are not permitted to play in any outside team in any event against this College.


The College allows the constitution of following students societies : Literary association, Speakers and quiz club, Fine arts association, Ladies club, Games and sports club and Management association.

Each association will have a teacher nominated as staff advisor and a student secretary. The Games and Sports club, however, wil have two secretaries - one to mind the interests of the men students and the other to mind the interests of the women students.


All the students admitted to the college are required to undergo clinical examination by the College Medical Officers before the dates that will be prescribed later on. A student who fails to report to the Medical Officer for inspection shall pay a penalty of Rs. 25


Each student will be provided with a cumulative record in which the marks of the terminal examinations and the University examinations will be entered. Shortage of attendance if any, (i.e. below 75%) will also be entered in this record. Each student has to show these entries to his/her parents after each examination and get the entries attested.

Cumulative record will be a faithful reflection of the achievements or lapses of the concerned student in the academic fields.

Parents are requested to insist on the submission by their children or wards of the cumulative record atleast twice a year, once in first week of October and then in February and affix their signature in the relevant columns as proof of having gone through the contents of the record.


To bring the parents closer to the College and to involve them more actively in the educational activities of the College, Parent-Teachers' Association is started in this College.

Parents / guardians of the students are reminded that the welfare of their wards is the joint responsibility of the parents and teachers. They are earnestly requested to keep in touch with the Principal from time to time regarding the progress and the conduct of their wards and make it a point to meet the Principal at least once in each term in this regard. The parents / guardians of students are requested to instruct their wards against getting involved in ragging. Their attention is drawn to the sections 2 (29) and 116 of Karnataka Education Act 1983.

While every effort will be made to inform the parents or guardians about any instance of serious misconduct on the part of their wards, the authorities of the college do not bind themselves to intimate in advance to the parents or guardians any action which they are compelled to take against the students in the best interest of the tone and discipline of the college.

It is advisable for the students to get their mail at their residence. Any mail addressed to them at the college address will be kept in box maintained at the college office. College authorities will not be responsible for any loss or defacing of the mail.

Parents / guardians are requested to clearly understand that the authorities or teachers of the college do not undertake to organise or lead any excursions, picnics, tours or pleasure trips excepting those prescribed by the University as part of the curriculum.


Remember that university education is a privilege and that it demands hard work, done with devotion and sincerity. If you have any difficulty, please consult your teachers who will be glad to guide and help you.

Keep in touch with the day-to-day activities of the College. Look at the notice board for announcements etc.

As a college student, you have a duty to cultivate a high standard of conduct and behaviour.

Be courteous and considerate to others and carry out all the rules and regulations cheerfully.

Participate actively in all the programmes of your college. The least you can do is to be present at these programmes.

Make good use of all the facilities provided at the college.

Regular attendance is essential. Do not be absent from work on any day except for valid reasons.

Maintain and uphold the dignity and fair name of your college.



Mangalore University has established a Centre for Distance Education in this College from the year 2004-05. Private students aspiring for collegiate education can avail of the same through correspondence education. Those students who have passed PUC or equivalent examinations can undertake education in the degree courses like B.A., B.Com. and B.B.M. Students can also pursue their post-graduate education in economics and commerce (M.A., M.Com.).      


B.B.M. degree course is a six semester course. Each year is divided into two semesters and the course is, therefore, a three year degree course. Subjects of study for this course in each semester are as detailed in page No. 10. This year the Mangalore University has introduced credit based semester system for I year BBM (I, II semester), Degree students.

Regulations regarding promotion : Normally the students of first year B.B.M. will be promoted to the second year B.B.M. subject to satisfactory conduct and attendance. However, no candidate shall be eligible to go to the fifth semester unless he/she passes the examination in fifty percent of the subjects of the first four semesters put together.

Regulations regarding examinations : University conducts examination at the end of each semester. One paper on each subject of study in the semester has to be answered in these examinations. Maximum marks in each paper of three hours duration is 80 marks and 20 marks will be in the form of internal assessment. Internal assessment marks will be allotted on the basis of two tests, assignments and / or seminar and / or viva - voce on the subject.

No class shall be declared for the examination of the first five semesters. Class shall be declared at the end of VI semester on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained at the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth semester examinations excluding the subjects of languages I and II. Further, only those candidates who pass in all the subjects shall be eligible for first class or second class provided the candidates pass the fifth and sixth semesters in the first attempt. All other successful candidates are eligible for pass class.  


This year the Mangalore University has introduced credit based semester system for I year B.Com Degree students. Subjects study for the year (I & II sem) and for the II & III year for the current year as follows :

I Semester II Semester II year   III year

Languages : English


Languages : English


Languages :English


Financial Management
Business Maths/Statastics Business Maths/Statastics International Trade & Foreign Exchange Managemet Marketing Management
Principles of Management Modern Banking  Financial Management Cost & Management Accounts
Financial Accounting I Financial Accounting II Cost & Management Accounts Auditing & Accountancy
Business Economics Money & Public Finance Financial Accounting Business Law
Indian Constitution Indian Constitution Business Taxation I Banking Theory & Practice




Business Taxation II

     Constitution of India, Human Rights and Environment

Mangalore University has introduced a compulsory paper on the 'Constitution of India, Human Rights and Environment' for the first year degree students with effect from the academic year 2003-2004.

The maximum marks in this paper is 100. No candidate will be declared to have passed unless he obtains not less than 35 percent marks in written examination in this paper.

There will be no internal assessment marks in this paper.

The marks scored in this paper is neither considered for declaring class nor for rank. However, scoring pass marks in this paper is necessary to qualify for the award of the degree.

Regulations regarding examinations : University conducts examinations at the end of each year in the subjects prescribed for study. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration and maximum mark in each paper will be 80 and 20 marks in each subject are prescribed for internal assessment. Internal assessment marks of a student in any subject will be decided on the basis of his performance in two examinations conducted during the year, one in the month of September and other in the month of January / February.

Period for completing various programmes (courses)

The maximum period for completing a programme (excluding internship) shall be double the duration stipulated for the programme reckoned from the year of admission (including the year of admission) to the programme.

The term 'completing a programme' means passing all the prescribed examinations of the programme to become eligible for the degree. No candidate shall be permitted to appear for the examinations after the prescribed maximum period for completing the programme.

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