The Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society The Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society, hereinafter called BJES, is a registered, non-profit making, non- sectarian, non-governmental, educational organization engaged in education, research and training. It is run by Karnataka Jesuit Province. St. Joseph’s College of Commerce is one among the many Jesuit Educational Institutions governed by BJES. The Rector, Vice President of Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society (BJES) who is also the chairman of the Governing Body of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce is the head of all the institutions under BJES and also the Appellate Authority. He is in overall charge of all the aspects of life and work in the institution under direction of and with accountability to the Provincial, President of BJES. The leadership functions are vested with the Principal, who is the Academic Director and has legitimate autonomy in academic matters. The Principal is responsible to provide a conducive ambience for the intellectual pursuit of staff and students. The outstanding achievements of the 9 staff, students and the alumni are the result of leadership and governance which bear testimony to the academic excellence pursued by the college.