FACULTY OF COMMERCE


DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
The Department of Accounting and Financial Management was established right from the inception of the Faculty of Commerce and The M.S. University of Baroda i.e. from the year 1949. Name of the Department was changed from Department of Accounting to Department of Accounting and Financial Management in March 1990. The Department looks after teaching and promotion of various subjects covered under the discipline of Accounting and Financial Management at Under Graduate and Post Graduate level.

STATISTICS
STAFF: (As on 1-1-2010)
Professor: 01
Readers: 03
Lecturers: 12 + 02 at Padra College
Temporary Lecturers: 10
Teaching Assistants: 22
Total: 50 (including Padra College)
Recognized Ph.D. Guides: 04

Existing Structure of Programmes:
A. Under Graduate Programme:
B.Com. with-
i) Group A: Accounting & Auditing as major subjects
ii) Group B: Finance & Investment Management as major subjects

B. Post Graduate Programme:
M.Com. (Specialization in Accounting and Financial Management)

C. i) Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (Higher Payment) and
ii) Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (Self financed)

INTRODUCTION
The Department is engaged into imparting education at both undergraduate and post graduate level. At undergraduate level, the Department offers specialization in the Area of (a) Accounting and Auditing and (b) Finance & Investment Management. The papers taught by the Department at undergraduate level at present are:
* F.Y.B.Com.
-Financial Accounting

* S.Y.B.Com.
-Group A: Advanced Accounting-I (Special Paper-1)
-Group B: Capital Market (Special Paper-1)
-Compulsory Papers:
(i)Taxation (ii) Cost & Management Accounting

* T.Y.B.Com.
-Group A: Audit & Auditor�s Assurances (Special Paper-2)
Advanced Accounting-II (Special Paper-3)
-Group B: Financial Analysis & Reporting (Special Paper-2)
Investment Management (Special Paper-3)
-Compulsory Paper:
Financial Management & Personal Finance

* F.Y.B.B.A.
- Basic Accounting (Semester-I)
- Company Accounts (Semester-II)

* S.Y.B.B.A.
- Cost & Management Accounting (Semester-IV)

* T.Y.B.B.A.
- Taxation (Semester-V)
- Specialization in Accounting & Financial Management (Semester-VI)
-Advanced Accounting
-Financial Management
-Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
-Accounting Techniques for Business Decision Making


At Post Graduate level the Department provides training and education on the following subjects:

* M. Com. (Previous)
- Advanced Accounting
- Cost & Management Accounting
- Direct Taxes
- Auditing & Business Laws

* M.Com. (Final)
- Financial Management
- Investment: Analysis & Management
- Mathematics & Quantitative Techniques for Financial Decisions
- Indirect Taxes

* Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance (PGDAF):
- Advanced Accounting
- Cost & Management Accounting
- Financial Management
- Auditing & Business Laws
- Direct & Indirect Taxes
- Mathematics & Quantitative Techniques for Financial Decisions

* Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (PGDFM):
- Financial Accounting (Semester-I)
- Financial Management (Semester-I)
- Corporate Laws (Semester-I)
- Project Appraisal & Finance (Semester-I)
- Direct & Indirect Taxes (Semester-II)
- Cost & Management Accounting (Semester-II)
- Security Analysis & Portfolio Management (Semester-II)
- Project Work (Semester-II)



Department holds Seminars and Talks on contemporary topics.



Department has formed Accounting & Finance Students Association (AFSA) at U.G. level as well as at P.G. level whereby to make students aware about various practical and contemporary aspects in the fields of Accounting and Financial Management. Various cultural events are also organized by AFSA. It organizes Debates, Elocutions, Seminars, Industrial visits, Government offices visits and Stock Exchange visits.

Head of Department

  • Dr. Pragnesh B. Shah
    Department of Accounting and Financial Management


    Designation: Professor

    Qualification: M.Com, M.Phil, Ph.D
    Phone Nos: 919879567178
    Email:
    Experience: 15 Years
    Areas of Interest: Accounting, Finance and Human Resource Accounting 
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