The Department was started as an Aided department during the year 1982 in the Day College. To cater to the needs of the students to pursue this course and to meet the demand for the course, Two Sections were added to the Evening college Stream (Shift –II) during 1988. At present, the department has one section (70 Students) in Day College (shift-I) and Two Sections (140 students) in Evening College (Shift-II). The Department is headed by Dr. R.Thanigaivel, who himself is an Associate member of Two professional Institutes viz., The Institute of Cost Accountants of India and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Eligibility for Admission:
A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of the University of Madras with Accountancy and Commerce as Major subjects