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Commerce

The Research Centre in Commerce under Mahatma Gandhi University was initiated in April 1997. The research centre with 22 years of research experience, 9 eminent research guides, 17 PhDs produced and more than 110 publications in international and national reputed Journals upholds the tradition of academic excellence. The Centre conducts course work for the PhD programme. The scholars periodically present seminars in the presence of the faculty members, research guides and an external expert. Based on this the progress of the research work of the scholars are monitored and periodically submitted to the university. The centre also conducts pre-submission seminar of the research work done by each scholar before submitting the PhD synopsis to the University. The Centre co-coordinators were Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery (till 2011), Baby Joseph (2011-2014), Dr. Seena Augustine (2014-2016), Dr. Tessy Thomas (2016-2017) and Prof. Ajay Joseph (2017 onwards)

Research Activities

The Research Centre in Commerce under Mahatma Gandhi University was initiated in April 1997. The research centre with 22 years of research experience, 9 eminent research guides, 17 PhDs produced and more than 110 publications in international and national reputed Journals upholds the tradition of academic excellence. The Centre conducts course work for the PhD programme. The scholars periodically present seminars in the presence of the faculty members, research guides and an external expert. Based on this the progress of the research work of the scholars are monitored and periodically submitted to the university. The centre also conducts pre-submission seminar of the research work done by each scholar before submitting the PhD synopsis to the University. The Centre co-coordinators were Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery (till 2011), Baby Joseph (2011-2014), Dr. Seena Augustine (2014-2016), Dr. Tessy Thomas (2016-2017) and Prof. Ajay Joseph (2017 onwards)

DETAILS OF RESEARCH GUIDES
Sl.No Name of Research Guides Official Designation of Research Guide Date of retirement
1 Dr. JOY JOSEPH PUTHUSSERY Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 02.05.2022
2 Dr. V.M XAVIER Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 17.04.2022
3 Dr. BABY JOSEPH Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
4 Dr. MATHEW K.A Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
5 Dr. V.A SONNY Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
6 Dr. SURESH V.N Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
7 Dr. BINO JOY Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
8 Dr. ASHA E. THOMAS Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
9 Dr. Gimson D Parambil Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
10 Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas Approved Research Guide in Commerce under M.G University, Kottayam 31.05.2022
DETAILS OF RESEARCH Scholars
Sl.No Name of Research Guides Title of the thesis Name Of The Supervisor Status
1 Raji Joseph Changing perspectives on asset liability management in the post – reform phase of modern banking – a study Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2004)
2 Reji M.A The role of small industries development bank of India in the development of small scale industrial sector in Kerala Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2004)
3 Jojomon N.A A Study on the impacts of voluntary retirement scheme on employees and employers Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2009)
4 Shaju Mathew A Comparative study on the performance of public & private life insurance companies – with special reference to  service quality Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Working
5 Mercy Varghese Women Empowerment through kudumbasree –  a study in ernakulam district Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2012)
6 Sreeja Sreekumar Total quality management in school education in the state of Kerala Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2013)
7 Sreeja Sreekumar Total quality management in school education in the state of Kerala Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2013)
8 O.C Aloysius Performance evaluation & customer satisfaction of public  sector banks & new generation private sector banks in the post liberalised ERA Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2013)
9 Sr. Tessy Thomas A Critical analysis of swarnajayanthi gram swarozgar yojana & its impacts on rural empowerment Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Awarded (2016
10 Bindhu Achamma Koshy Perceptual analysis of mobile banking customers in Kerala Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Submitted
11 Sreelakshmi K Impact of event management on economy & culture. A Study with reference to thrissur & ernakulam district Dr. Joy Joseph Puthussery Working
12 Lazer P.K Foreign portfolio investment in india – a critical evaluation Awarded (2008) Dr. V.M Xavier
13 T.T Devasia A Study on the housing finance services in kerala with special reference to HDFC & LIC housing finance Ltd. Dr. Baby Joseph Awarded (2010)
14 Dean Martin Retail marketing in kerala : performance attitudes & Challenges Dr. Baby Joseph Awarded (2011)
15 Joseph Joy Puthussery A Study on Financial Literary Centres in Kerala Dr. Baby Joseph Submitted
16 Ponny Joseph A Customer centric study on financial innovations among private sector banks in kerala Dr. Baby Joseph Working
17 P.K Sundaresan Administrative & commercial reforms of dewan raja kesava das in Travancore Dr. Baby Joseph Working
18 Biju Thomas Mathew A Study on the marketing of passenger cars Dr. Mathew K.A Awarded (2007)
19 P.A Paulose Conflicts in organisation & its impact on the sufficiency & effectiveness in the public and private enterprises in kerala In the light of liberalisation, privatisation & globalisation Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2013)
20 A. Surendran HRD culture & climate of steel based public sector Enterprises in kerala Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2013)
21 K.S Kripakumar Interpersonal relations & competence in public sector Enterprises in kerala – a study with reference to KTDC Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2016)
22 Visalakshi C.A Recent marketing strategies of commercial banks in kerala : Its impact implications Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2016)
23 Visalakshi C.A Recent marketing strategies of commercial banks in kerala : Its impact implications Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2016)
24 Daisland Thattil Stress management among nurses in government & private hospitals in kerala – a comparative study Dr. V.A Sonny Awarded (2019)
25 Vipin Benny A Study on patented ayurvedic drugs in kerala Dr. V.A Sonny Submitted
26 Rekha P.T A Comparative study on the customers choice of villas and apartments in kerala Dr. V.A Sonny Working
27 Rajani B. Bhat Impact of derivatives on price volatility in indian stock market Dr. Suresh V.N Awarded (2018)
28 Francis K.O Performance of consumer disputes redressal forums in kerala Dr. Suresh V.N Awarded (2018)
29 Hari U A study on the cost and returns of Malayalam Film Industry. Dr. Suresh V.N Working
30 Babu K.K Management of non – performing assets – a study with special reference to public sector banks in Kerala Dr. Suresh V.N Working
31 Rekha P.G Service Deleciery & cost recovery of urban infrastructure projects in kerala – a study with special reference to KSUDP. Dr. Suresh V.N Working
32 Madhusoodenankartha N.V Effectiveness of visual media advertisement in building brand equity and buying motive on fast moving consumer goods & consumer durables. Dr. Suresh V.N Awarded (2019)
33 Archana Aravindan Role of JNNURM in urban infrastructure development in kerala. Dr. Suresh V.N Working
34 Renjith S Rational investment decision in capital market – a study on individual investors in kerala Dr. Bino Joy Working
35 Athira Krishnan Management practices of Agribusiness in Kerala –  An Ethical Perspective Dr. Bino Joy Working
36 Minamol K.M Project financing for farm tourism in kerala Dr. Bino Joy Working
37 Sajana K. Muhammed Operational issues & management practices of realty sector in kerala Dr. Bino Joy Working
38 Shamna P.K Corporate social responsibility practices and business competitiveness in kerala Dr. Bino Joy Working
39 Renson John Rural credit management – an evaluation of formal credit structure. Dr. Bino Joy Working
40 Thahira M.E Developmental initiatives for entrepreneurs in Kerala. Dr. Bino Joy Working
41 Suja P.K Health insurance sector in kerala – an analysis Dr. Bino Joy Working
42 Remyamol K.P Influence of E-CRM practices on Organisational competitiveness of commercial banks in Kerala Dr. Asha E. Thomas Working
43 Shiney C.N Coastal destinations & tourism activities in Kerala. Dr. Asha E. Thomas Working
44 Teresa Stephen A Study on Occupational Stress Experienced by Women officers in Banking Sector (with special reference to Kerala) Dr. Asha E. Thomas Working
45 Christy George M.J Linkages between tourism & employment generation in kerala. Dr. Asha E. Thomas Working
46 Joel Chacko Roy Cross-training and Employee Attrition Management – A study with special reference to Financial Service Sector Dr. Gimson D Parambil Working
47 Silgy Joseph Thannippara Broad Spectrum Online Shopping and Brand Resonance – A Study with special reference to Municipal Dr. Gimson D Parambil Working
48 Minnu Jaison A Comparative Study on Glass- Ceiling of Women Employees in Public and Private Sector Banks on Kerala Dr. Gimson D Parambil Working
49 Nihara Marie Thomas Credibility of Social Media Influencers and its Role in Purchase Proposition Dr. Gimson D Parambil Working
50 Elizabeth Joy Investors’ Perception on the Role of Investment Advisors in Portfolio Selection Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas Working
51 Manju M. Kaimal A study on the Impact of Payment Banks on Financial Inclusion in India Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas Working
52 Ashlin Maria Joseph Competency Mapping for Enhancing Employee Performance and Organizational effectiveness in IT Industry of Kerala Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas Working
53 Anton Joseph A study on Career Re-entry, work-life Integration and Career success of Professional Working Women in Kerala Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas Working