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It gives me immense pleasure in welcoming you to the University Commerce College, a constituent college of the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

The University Commerce College, suffused with glorious history and academic excellence, is one of the most prestigious colleges in commerce and management education in the country. It was established on 13th December, 1956 in the precincts of Maharajas College and named as the Rajasthan College of Commerce. The B.Com. and M.Com. classes were held in the Maharajas College for about two years and later in the Raja Ramdev Podar School for another two years. Shri Mohan Lal Sukhadia, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, laid the foundation stone of the new building of the college on 13th December, 1958. Three new departments, namely, Accountancy & Business Statistics, Business Administration, and Economic Administration & Financial Management , were established in 1969. The M. Com. classes continued in the Commerce College campus till 1978 before being shifted to the main campus of the University of Rajasthan. The college also started a Certificate Course in English Short Hand in 1963 and, a few years later, M B A programme, run under the aegis of the Department of Business Administration till 1986.

The reins of the college were held very successfully and tightly in the initial years by Prof. B D Bhargava and later by Prof. Om Prakash, Prof. R G Sarien, Prof. K S Mathur Dr. H M Mathur, Dr. M L Mishra, Prof. R B Upadhyaya in the first three decades of the establishment of the college. These distinguished teachers along with a legion of other luminaries- Professors H C Rara, R S Dangayach, S C Hada, M C Khandelwal, A K Singh, H C Sharma, B S Mathur, D C Jain, B M Agarwal, C R Kothari, G D Sharma, P K Srivastava, M D Agarwal, A B L Mathur, to mention a few, unwittingly imprinted their name in the history of commerce education in the country. They continue to shine even after shedding their superb efforts in promoting commerce and management education.

Our alumni include Hon’ble Justice Manish Bhandari, Hon’ble Justice J K Ranka; Hon’ble Ministers Shri Kalicharan Saraf and Dr. Arun Chaturvedi; MLA Shri M L Gupta, former MLA Dr. B S Rathore; University Syndicate Members Prof. J P Singhal and Dr. Anil Bansal; Professors S C Hada, A B L Mathur, P K Srivastava, R K Chandak, S L Sharma, M D Agarwal ; E TV Rajasthan CEO Shri Jagdish Chandra; RAS officer Shri Pawan Arora; IAS officers Dr. D K Kotia ( Dehradun), (Late) Shri H K Meena (MP), Shri Shambu Dayal Meena( Bangalore); former Chairman, Bank of Baroda Dr. Anil Khandelwal; Hony. Secy.,RCCI, Dr.K L Jain; Advocates & former Presidents, RUSU, Shri Vimal Choudhary and Dr Akhil Shukla ; Chancellor, JNU, Dr. Sandeep Bakshi; former President RUSU, Shri Ashok Lahoti; Manager, RTDC, Shri Vikram Singh, and a legion of other prominent persons.

The college is running B.Com. Pass course, B.Com. (Hons.), BBA and BCA courses very successfully since a long time. Seminars and co-curicullar activities are organized from time to time. The college also organizes Skill Development Programmes and placement drive for the benefit of students.

I wish you a successful life and bright future ahead.

Prof.(Dr.) S. C. Bardia