ST JOSEPH COLLEGE OF COMMERCE

Professional Students on Campus

St. Joseph’s College of Commerce integrates the undergraduate programme consisting of the B. Com and BBA degree with professional courses in order to offer specializations to students in a variety of fields. The courses that the students have taken alongside their degree are the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Accountancy (CA), Company Secretary (CS), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Actuaries, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Cost and Management Accountant (CMA). These courses are introduced with aim to improve the career prospects of the students and to provide financial services to investors, corporates, and also the government. Many of these courses have on-campus collaborations, learning partners, and coaching for the same are provided by experienced industrialists to combine practical and theoretical learning and framework of practice.

Enrolment in Professional Course (2018-19)

Sl. No.

Students Enrolled in Professional Course (2018-19)

Number of Students

1

Chartered Accountancy (CA)

311

2

Company Secretary (CS)

28

3

Cost and Management Accountants (CMA)

26

4

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

250

5

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

151

6

Actuaries

5

7

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

4

8

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

8

9

Analytics

80

10

CWA

1

TOTAL

864



Performance in Professional Courses

Performance in ACCA:

Paper

No. of Students Cleared

F7 – Financial Reporting

21

F8 – Audit & Assurance

26

F9 – Financial Management

35


Performance in CA:

Level

No. of Students Cleared

CPT – June 2017

54

CPT – December 2017

51


Performance in CIMA:

Level

No. of Students Cleared

BA 2 – Management Accounting

33



Enrolment in Professional Course (2018-19)

Class

Exam

Name

Rank

I B.Com D

CA Foundation

Kaushik Hari

37th Rank

I B.Com D

CA Foundation

Danush S

47th Rank

I B.Com D

CA Foundation

Andrea Rachel Cutinha

47th Rank

I B.Com E

CA Foundation

Maneesha

44th Rank

I B.Com E

CA Foundation

Sivakumar Shankar

46th Rank

I B.Com E

CA Foundation

Ashish Vyas

50th Rank

III B.Com A

CA-Intermediate both groups

Sanath Hedge

27th Rank

II B. Com B

ACCA

Rochelle Carin Moras

7th Global Rank
(Audit and
Assurance paper)

II BBA C

CIMA BA2 Paper

Krithika

4th Rank



The Association for Professional Students (APS)
The Association for Professional Students (APS), A B.Com department initiative, is planned as a guild of all the students undertaking professional courses in college and the alumni who have successfully completed these courses. Professional courses are an emerging fulcrum of success becoming the most widely sought after option for students across the globe. This Association aimed at helping students secure outstanding results and thereby raising the benchmark of academics. This association will also help in creating a network of professionals who could share and support each other with their expertise.

On 26th July 2018, the ACCA Strategic Business Leadership (SBL) Case Study Winners Reewan Aaron Alvares, Hassan Laiq and Ujwal J.S of III B.Com B visited the ACCA Headquarters in London (UK). They were briefed on the future and scope of ACCA, fast changing World and Global Professional Body for about an hour. They also got a chance to meet the Head of Partnerships for Emerging Markets Ms. Lucia Real- Martin and the Ms. Sharon Etienne, Director of corporate Assurance of ACCA. They underwent a week’s training of ACCA SBL paper.

Mini Convocation
On the 23rd Feburary, 2019, St. Joseph of College Commerce in collaboration with The Charted Institute of Management (CIMA) and the International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC) held their second mini convocation for 30 students of 1 BBA ‘C’ & 2 BBA C for clearing their CIMA Fundamental Paper. The Chief Guest for the program was Ms. Tasneem Kapasi. The Guest of Honor was Mr. Murali Venkatesan.