GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

Submission
Soft copy of the manuscript typed in MS Word send at commercejournal.dse@gmail.com
The manuscript should be accompanied by:
  • A separate cover page containing title of the paper, author's name, designation, official address, contact address, phone/ fax numbers and e-mail address.
  • A non-mathematical abstract of about 150 words on the first of the paper. Nowhere in the body of the paper, the name or affiliation of author(s) be written in explicit or implicit form.
  • Four to five keywords with JEL classification

Length, Font Style and Font Size
  • The recommended length of the article is 5000 words including figures and tables on "8.5 x 11" (A-4) size papers with 1.5 inch margin on all four sides. In case of length of paper increases up to 6000 words a separate justification may be added in a separate document.
  • Font Style - Times New Roman, Headings - 14 point font size, Sub-Headings - 12 point font size, Text-12 point font size, spacing between lines- 1.0 line.
  • Headings to be set in 'bold' letters and shall not be lettered or numbered. The same pattern should be followed in the entire paper.

Tables and figures
  • All tables, charts, and graphs should be in black, not in colour and preferable compressed in excel sheet.
  • Tables must be numbered consequently, titled and typed on separate page, with 1.0 inch line spacing, following the reference section. The number and the complexity of the tables and figures exhibited should be as low as possible.
  • All figures should be indicated in Indian currency and equivalence in million orbillion in bracket.
  • The location of the table should be marked within the text. Wherever necessary, the source should be indicated at the bottom.

Questionnaires & Referees
  • Authors using questionnaires should include a copy of the questionnaire along with the manuscript (length of the questionnaire is excluded from the limit prescribed). Authors can also send names of up to five potential referees on a separate sheet. Please mention their area of expertise, designation and full mailing address. The suggested referees should not have been students or teachers of the author at any time. They should also not be co-authors on any work, Proofs may be sent to the authors, if necessary, for correction. They should be carefully scrutinized and sent within two weeks after highlighting the changes incorporated in the text.

In-text references
  • The in-text references should include the author's surname, and year of publication, for eg: 'Chapman (1983) has argued... Many questioned the equality of working Japanese women (Sano, 1983). Where an author has more than one publication in the same year, use alphabetical ordering to distinguish: '¦ for example, (Dabscheck, 1986b).

  • The reference list should be arranged in alphabetical order by the first author. The full reference in the reference list will be:
    • For books: Fait, R.C., (1984). Specification, Estimation and Analysis of Macroeconomic Models, Harvard University Press, Cambridge.
    • For articles within books: Mehra, Y.P. (1994). Wage Growth and the Inflation Process: An empirical Approach. In B.B. Rao (Ed.) Cointegration for the Applied Economist ( pp. 147-159). Basingstoke: Macmillan Press.
    • For articles in journals: Verhoef, P. (2003). Understanding the effect of customer relationship management efforts on customer retention and customer share development. Journal of Marketing. (October), Vol.67, 30-45
    • Journal Article with DOI: Paivio, A. (1975). Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye. Memory & Cognition, 3, 635-647. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225
    • Journal Article without DOI (when DOI is not available): Becker, L. J., & Seligman, C. (1981). Welcome to the energy crisis. Journal of Social Issues, 37(2), 1-7.
    • Hamfi, A. G. (1981). The funny nature of dogs. E-journal of Applied Psychology, 2(2), 38-48. Retrieved from http://ojs.lib.swin.edu.au/index.php/fdo


References
  • References should be placed at the end of the manuscript. The list should mention only those sources cited in the text of the manuscript. Authors are requested to follow APA (6 ed.) style developed by American Psychological Association. For more information in this regard author is requested to refer American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6thed.). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychological Association. (2007). APA style guide to electronic references (PDF). Washington, DC: Author.

Quotations
  • Quotations of four lines or more should be indented and typed in single space. Shorter quotations should be included in the body of the text.

Mathematical notations
  • Mathematical notations should be clearly typed and all equations should be numbered. Check the layout of mathematical expressions especially alignment, centring, length of fraction lines and type, position and closure of brackets. Footnotes, which should be kept to a minimum, and should be numbered serially and included at the end of the article in double spaced typing.

Acceptance of Paper
  • When a paper is accepted for publication author must submit a soft copy of the final version. Responsibility for the content of articles and communications, also for possible infringements of copyrights, remains entirely with the author(s) concerned.
  • Upon acceptance of a paper, the author(s) deemed to have transferred the copyright of the article to the '-The Journal of Commerce and Business Studies', Department of Commerce, University of Delhi.
  • The manuscript finally accepted for publication should be sent to 'The Editor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi- 110007, India
  • A copy of the journal will be sent free of cost to each author.

Copyright
  • Copyright of all accepted papers will vest with the Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi- 110007, India. Permission to make digital/ hard copy of published work is granted without fee for personal or classroom use, otherwise a special permission is required to be obtained from the department.
  • Wherever copyrighted material is used, the authors should be accurate in reproduction and obtain permission from copyright holders, if necessary. Articles published in this Journal should not be reproduced or reprinted in any form, either in full or in part, without prior written permission from the Editor.

EDITORIAL BOARD

Editor-in-Chief & Founding Editor

Prof. Kavita Sharma
Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India Email: ksharma.dse@gmail.com


Editor

Dr. Sunaina Kanojia
Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi Email: sunainakanojia@gmail.com


AssociateEditor

Dr. H.K. Dangi
Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi Email: hkdangi@yahoo.com


Assistant Editors

Ms. KiranBala
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi Email: kirandu02@gmail.com

Ms. ShivaniGarg
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi Email: shivanigarg01@gmail.com


EditorialAdvisoryBoard


Prof. Staurt Locke
Professor of Finance & Chairperson, Department of Finance,
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Prof A.D. Amar PhD
Professor of Management (Strategy, Policy and Knowledge),
Stillman School of Business, USA

Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee
DG & CEO, The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs,
Manesar, Gurgaon

Dr. Qingxiu Bu
Sussex Law School
Freeman Centre F20,University of Sussex,Brighton BN1 9QE, UK

Prof R. K. Mishra
Director, Institute of Public Enterprise
O U Campus, Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh; India

Mr. Nesar Ahmad
Past President, ICSI
New Delhi

Dr. J. D. Agarwal
Editor-in-Chief, Finance India
Chairman & Professor of Finance,
Indian Institute of Finance
Noida

Prof Rattan Sharma, Ph.D
Formerly in IIM Lucknow, MDI Guragaon, and S P Jain Centre Mumbai

M.H.R.O.D/M.B.A (HRD)

M.H.R.O.D/MBA(HRD)

Diploma/Degree: Degree

Course: Post Graduate

Course Duration: Two years four semesters full-time programme

Description: M.H.R.O.D/MBA (HRD) programme of the Department of Commerce has been designed to cater to the growing needs of industry and business for professionally qualified young man and women in the area of Human Resource and Organisational Development. In liberalized framework of the Indian economy, corporate experts in HRD will be amongst the key resource personnel needed for corporate strategic planning and control. Further, existing personnel specialists will need to develop fresh perspectives in order to cope with the changing role of personnel and industrial relations departments of corporate organisations. MHROD’s/MBA (HRD)’s objective is to provide quality education to highly motivated, bright young men and women so that they can provide professional expertise to business and industry in the area of human resource and organisational development.

M.H.R.O.D.is taught at Department of Commerce, Faculty of commerce & Business, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

Seats

Numbers of seats for MBA (IB) and MBA (HRD) is 73 (62+11) for each Program (General -31, OBC – 17, SC – 9, ST – 5 = 62). As per University rules, the seats for PH, CW, and foreign students (FS) categories are supernumerary. Over and above 62 seats, there are 11 seats (2 PH, 3 CW, and 6 FS seats = 11).

Eligibility for Admission:

Indian Students

i. Passed Bachelor’s Degree examination of the University of Delhi or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto in any discipline, with minimum 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent thereto in the grading system. Relaxation in eligibility for students of reserved category would be as per university rules.

ii. Appeared for CAT 2014 conducted by Indian Institute of Management(IIMs).

Note: Candidates appearing in the final year examination of Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. If selected, candidates will be eligible for admission only when they submit the result meeting the minimum eligibility criteria at the time of admission.

Foreign Students

The Foreign Nationals seeking admission in the University shall have to get themselves registered with the Foreign Students Registry (FSR) in compliance with the schedule notified by the FSR. No Foreign students will be admitted directly by the Department. (Vide University circular no.Aca.I/UG-PG: Admissions/2014 dated May 22, 2014)

Reservations/Relaxations

There will be reservation for SC, ST, PWD, OBC, CW, and FS categories as per University of Delhi rules. Further, the students claiming reservations must upload copies of relevant documents/ certificates from the competent authority along with the application form.

Reservation in admissions for Wards/ wives / Widows of the Defense personnel

(a) As per the Academic Council Resolution No. 5 dated 23nd May, 2007, and Resolution No. 70 dated 09.11.2009, 5% seats already reserved for admission to various courses in the University may be made in the following order of priorities:-

(i) Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action;

(ii) Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action;

(iii) Widows/Wards of Defence personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service;

(iv) Wards of Defence personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service.

(v) Wards of ex-servicemen personnel and serving personnel including police personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards;

(Above categories are also applicable for Para military personnel)

Relaxation to the extent of 5% marks in the minimum eligibility requirement in the aggregate or in the subject, as the case may be, will be given to the candidates of the above mentioned categories while determining their eligibility for admission/or to appear in admission test.

This concession is also extend to the children of those disabled officers and men of the Armed Forces including Para-Military personnel, who are invalidated out of service during the hostilities and who were unmarried at the time of disablement from service but subsequently got married and had their children.

In order to become eligible for the above concession, children/widows/wives of officers and Jawan, etc. are required to produce the entitlement card issued by any of the following:

(a) Secretary, Kendriya Sainik Board, Delhi

(b) Secretary, Rajya/Zila Sainik Board

(c) Officer-in charge, Record Office

(d) 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate

(e) Ministry of Home Affairs ( For Police Personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards)

Reservation for Other Backward Classes

(i) As per communication received by the University from the UGC, the OBC status is to be determined on the basis of the Central list of OBC’s notified by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment on the recommendations of the National Commission for Backward Classes available at the website of the commission (http:ncbc.nic.in/backwardclasses/index.html). The documents in evidence of the OBC Non-Creamy Layer status are required from the students at the time of admission.

(ii) All OBC Category students are to be given relaxation of 10% (in full) in the minimum eligibility conditions.

Note: In all the cases the decision of the Admission Committee shall be final.

Selection Procedure

A three-layered selection procedure, i.e., the CAT Percentile, the Group Discussion and the Personal Interview is followed for admission to both the programmes. This is done with a view to identify and process the interpersonal skills in addition to the overall knowledge of the students.

Candidates are required to submit their CAT score after appearing in the Common Admission Test conducted by IIMs. Thereafter, the candidates which are short-listed on the basis of their CAT percentile will be called for GD and interview

NOTE : The PG Courses (M.Com,MIB & MHROD) are in the process of revision and the revised course may get implemented w.e.f July, 2014

For more information visit :

Click here to download M.H.R.O.D Syllabus

MBA(IB) and MBA(HRD) XXII Batch (2016-18) Admission Advertisement

Guideline for NET

MBA(HRD) – Revised Syllabus & Scheme of Exams

Change of Nomenclature of MIB/MHROD and Revision of Courses approved by AC and EC

MBA(HRD) Syllabus approved by AC & EC July, 2014

 

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Keeping the dynamism in mind, the Journal of Commerce and Business Studies is reflecting its expansion by way of novel academic strides. The Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi publishes it bi-annual "Journal of Commerce and Business Studies" - a refereed reviewed journal with the objective of promoting and disseminating new knowledge and research. The Journal of Commerce and Business Studies bearing ISSN - 2322-0767 addresses a wide range of research areas related to Management, Commerce, Economics, Business, Retailing, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Banking, Insurance, Corporate Governance and emerging allied areas of knowledge.

Academicians, professionals and researchers in all parentheses related to commerce and business are therefore, invited to submit their research articles, reviews and case studies for publication in the journal. For publication, the papers will be selected through blind peer review process. Acceptance rate of Journal has been 0.32 so far.

  • No publication fee is charged by the Department for publication in the Journal of Commerce & Business Studies
  • Authors may mail their manuscripts for possible publication in the Journal at commercejournal.dse@gmail.com

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Keeping the dynamism in mind, the Journal of Commerce and Business Studies is reflecting its expansion by way of novel academic strides. The Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi publishes it bi-annual "Journal of Commerce and Business Studies" - a refereed reviewed journal with the objective of promoting and disseminating new knowledge and research. The Journal of Commerce and Business Studies bearing ISSN - 2322-0767 addresses a wide range of research areas related to Management, Commerce, Economics, Business, Retailing, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Banking, Insurance, Corporate Governance and emerging allied areas of knowledge.

Academicians, professionals and researchers in all parentheses related to commerce and business are therefore, invited to submit their research articles, reviews and case studies for publication in the journal. For publication, the papers will be selected through blind peer review process. Acceptance rate of Journal has been 0.32 so far.

  • No publication fee is charged by the Department for publication in the Journal of Commerce & Business Studies
  • Authors may mail their manuscripts for possible publication in the Journal at commercejournal.dse@gmail.com