VisionTo impart quality education to the students of rural background and create awareness of contemporary issues and challenges in the field of commerce and management and also to explore opportunities to build their career.MissionThe department has strong cohesive team with qualified teaching fraternity, it caters to the needs of the students’ to achieve their goal in career prospects.HistoryThe Department of Commerce was established in the academic year 1969 at PES college of Science, Mandya with the intention of providing Commerce and business education to the rural background needy students who want to pursue their further education for M.Com, MBA programme or for any other related professional degree like CA, CS and CWA or employment in the innumerable ever expanding Business Environment at the state or national or global level.The course is designed by the University of Mysore to impart the required knowledge and skill to the students in the field of commerce and business. With an aim of providing practical thrust to the course, skill development activities are also designed by the university in every paper during the curriculum which spreads over 6 semesters. This would enhance the skill of the students in the required area of specialization so that they match the requirements of the employment opportunities in the business and in competitive entrance examinations to pursue higher education suitable enough for business needs. The course also throws light on the area of computer education suitable enough for business and office needs. This enhances opportunities for the incumbents in the field of business. Further the course exposes the students to the latest developments in Business / corporate taxation.