Year of Establishment : 1973

Location : 2nd Floor, Main Building 

History :

The department was opened in 1973 when the Governing Body of the college decided to introduce Commerce Stream in this college. Since then, Accountancy has remained a core department of this stream. Ram Avatar Sarda was the founder teacher of this department who played a prominent role in developing this department as well as the Commerce Faculty as one of the most successful academic departments of the college. After his retirement he was appointed the President of B. H. College Governing Body by the Govt. of Assam for a tenure of 5 years from 2009 to 2014. Along with Sarda, Rajendra Kumar Jajodia and Sk. Abdul Hamid have served sincerely and have been able to produce a large number of brilliant students. Sk. Abdul Hamid was also elected to Assam Legislative Assembly in 1985 and 1996 from Baghbar LAC. During his absence substitute teachers were appointed. Every year a good number of students secure 1st Class in this subject in the university examinations. On several occasions students of this department have occupied top rank in the Degree and PG Examinations. Dr. Ghanashyam Nath, a distinguished student of the department served here as teacher for a few years and later joined Gauhati Commerce College, first as faculty then as Principal.

In 1992 Prabin Maheswari, a brilliant product of this department joined this department as a teacher and has been serving till date. Binod Chandra Swargiary, another alumnus of the department had served here for a brief tenure before his joining in another college. From this department, Prabin Maheshwari (1988), Hemanta Kumar Agarwala (1997), Babita Mundra (2006),and Sumit Bhansali (2008) have secured 1st class 1st in B. Com. Final Examinations. 

Courses Offered :   

 HS Course  Three years (six semesters) Degree Course (B. Com)     Two years (four semesters) Master Degree Course (M. Com)

Faculty Members : Permanent 

1. Sk. Abdul Hamid, M.Com (HoD)

2. Prabin Maheswari, M.Com (Gold Medalist)

3. Post Vacant

4. Post Vacant


1. Girish Faujdar, M.Com.

2. Tapan Saha, M. Com.

Research Project Details

Binod Chandra Swargiary during his stay in the department from 2012-13 had completed one UGC sponsored Minor Research Project on the topic of A Study on Perception of Borrowers as to Utilization and Repayment of Co-operative Finance in the District of Kokrajhar.


The department shares the common PG Library of the Commerce Stream as well as the Central Library of the college. The PG Library of the Commerce Stream has a collection of more than 5000 books. There is partial provision of audio-visual teaching aids like LCD Projector. Reprography and scanning facilities are available.


Accountancy department regularly organizes Group Discussions, Seminars among the students within the department. The faculties of this department offer informal career counseling to students from time to time. Occasionally the department organizes field trip or exposure visit for students to various places. The department also co-operates in activities of Commerce Forum which felicitates the outstanding students and organizes Freshmen Social and Farewell Meeting for the Commerce students. NET/SET/JRF/GATE/GRE Qualifier : (2010-2014) : NET - 4, SLET - 3