Jss College of Arts and Commerce
Gundlupete, Karnataka-571111

Political Science

About the Department

  • Established in – 1983
  • Combination – HP (Kannada Medium) & Constitution of India



  • To create awareness among the students about the present political situation.
  • To make the students well vigilant about the human rights and social responsibilities.
  • To equip the students with present legislative proceedings.


  • To make the students to become good citizens of tomorrow’s India.
  • To understand the principles of our political system under the constitution of 1950.
  • To understand the principles of Modern Constitutions.



Dr. Pankaja H P

Political Science Lecturer

M.A., Ph.D

Sudarshan G V

Political Science Lecturer

M.A., B.Ed


The Department of Commerce was started in the academic year 1983-84. With the strong leadership of Dr. K.V. Suresh, Prof. Umesha, Dr. Honnappa, Prof. S Linganna and other senior Professors. B.Com Course started with 15 students. Ever since its inception, the Department has made great studies. Now it is the biggest Department in the college with highly qualified teachers.

Department has been making all efforts to bring out the best students of national standard. Needless to say that the department has been doing well with the active participation and performance of the faculty members.


“Transformation of stakeholder’s aspirations into reality through business education”


  • Industry-institution tie up for customized business education
  • Imparting skill oriented business education
  • Expanding the horizon of business education through field work and seminar.


Educational institutions, being deliberate and purposive creations are created for the fulfillment of fundamental goals of education i.e., Character building through values, which forms the foundation for any harmonious society:

The main objectives of our department are:

  1. To provide cutting edge knowledge and professional skills in commerce.
  2. To offer viable carrier oriented courses in the field of Commerce.
  3. To impart skills in information processing to meet the demand of a competitive world



  • Large department in terms of number of students and faculty members.
  • Updated and Dedicated Teachers.
  • The Department is organizing Special Lecture Programmes.
  • E-Commerce COC Programme.
  • Sensitive to Emerging Issues.
  • Paper presentation and Group Discussion on emerging issues in the field of Commerce and Industries.
  • Organizing Industrial Trips.


  • Students are poor in soft and communication skill
  • Limited Industrial Academic Interaction.
  • Limited corporate exposure to the students.
  • Rural students with poor economic status.


  • Guidance about opportunities in the field of Corporate world.
  • Awareness about Board Exams namely, ICAI, ICSI, ICWA., etc,.
  • To introduce Post Graduate Courses (M.Com or MBA).


  • Students from Rural area having poor knowledge of English Language and Soft Skill.
  • Competition from nearby Government First Grade Colleges.
  • Limited exposure to Corporate Standards.
  • Up gradation of non-commerce students to the Commerce Stream.

Staff Details

Mariswamy T M

Assistant Professor & HOD

M.Com., M.Phil.


Departmental Staff meeting:

Twice in each semester the staff meeting will held to discuss various academic issues in regard to the following matters:

  • Discussion about organizing orientation programme for new entrants
  • Discussion about workload and its distribution among staff.
  • Preparation of time table of the Department.
  • Selection of topics for Student seminars and group discussions.
  • To conduct Special lecture Programmes, Workshops and Seminars
  • Preparation of subject-wise question papers for conducting Internal Assessment test.
  • Evaluation of internal assessment.
  • Conducting Remedial and Bridge Course classes.


Continuous Evaluation of Student’s Performance
Constantly efforts are made to evaluate the academic performance and progress of the students through: –

  • Regular class test
  • Assignments and skill developments
  • Group discussion & quiz competition
  • Student Seminar
  • Open Book Test
  • Viva

 Role of the Department in Motivating the Students.

  • Felicitation of toppers in commerce subjects
  • Conducting Bridge Course and Remedial classes
  • Encourage students to take part in sports, N.C.C., N.S.S., Youth Red Cross and Scouts and Guides
  • Encourage the Students to take part in Cultural Programs
  • Encourage the Students to become Self employed

Future Plan
The department envisages the following plan for the next five years.

  • Introduction of M.Com (PG) Course.
  • Introduction of BBA Course.
  • Introduction of diploma in HRM, Marketing, Finance and Taxation as certificate course.
  • To organize the National and State level seminars/workshops
  • To organize Commerce and Management fest at inter-collegiate level.