PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT
Faculty of Business Studies was introduced in the 2005-2006 academic session and started functioning with two departments i.e. Accounting and Management which were renamed as Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Management Studies in the year 2010. Two other departments, namely Finance and Marketing were started in the session 2006-07 with a view to prepare students with specialized knowledge for positions in government, business and academia.
The Department of Accounting & Information Systems started its journey with 22 teachers and near about 4000 students if then Jagannath College in October 2005. And this was then Jagannth College’s legacy to the Jagannath University. Science inception, the department upholding its unwavering commitment to first rate teaching quality and teaching staffs, the department offers Graduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral Programs in Accounting and Information Systems with a clear philosophy to develop in students the required knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts and practical techniques for Accounting profession and Managerial discipline. After transforming of then Jagannath College into Jagannath University, The Department of Accounting & Information Systems has firstly offered BBA program since 2005-2006 academic session and now, the department has offered Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in addition to existing Master of Business Studies (MBS) program in keeping with the trend of grater appeal and acceptability in the job market and to successfully faces the competitive environment in the modern business world.
The masters’ degree programs are conducted by a number of highly qualified and trained academic personnel with suitable academic background. Distinguished scholars through their praiseworthy efforts have made the program the most covered one. A large number of faculty members individually and in teams-is actively engaged in research and have already done their credit pioneering research publications. In addition to their commitment to teaching and research, faculty members are playing important role in the affairs of the University and the community at large. The diversified academic background of faculty, their research activities, and the dynamic curriculum of Department of Accounting & Information Systems has made it the foremost department in the Jagannath University.