The Department of Commerce was started in Kalindi College in the year 1977, with one section of B.Com (Prog.) and only one lecturer Ms Manju Gambhir. She was taking care of all the activities of the Department. Nevertheless, it kept expanding with time. One more section of B.Com (Prog.) was introduced later and more lecturers joined.
In the year 1998, B.Com (Hons.) was introduced in the college with one section. Many activities have been introduced in the Commerce Department since its inception. It has flourished in academic and cultural activities. Today it is considered as one of the well-established Departments of University of Delhi.
Commerce is an emerging and very wide area for career opportunities in India and abroad. After doing bachelors in Commerce, students have a lot of career opportunities both in public as well as private sectors. Commerce graduates are eligible for various master level courses like M.Com, MBA, MHROD and MIB which are more relevant for commerce students.