Shri Ram College of Commerce
|Shri Ram College of Commerce|
|Motto||तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय
|Principal||Dr. P. C. Jain|
|Location||New Delhi, India|
|Affiliations||University of Delhi|
Shri Ram College of Commerce or SRCC is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, located in New Delhi, India. SRCC is the leading institute for higher studies in Commerce and Economics in India. It is one of the prestigious colleges in University of Delhi.
SRCC started awarding undergraduate degrees in 1932 and graduate degrees in 1948. It received its present name and form in 1951. Although SRCC has accepted female students since 1933, it became truly co-educational only in 1957. The institute started an International Business MBA equivalent course in 1999, called the Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations (GBO).
History & Evolution 
SRCC was established by educationist and industrialist, Sir Lala Shriram. Apart from SRCC, he also owned the erstwhile famous company, DCM Shriram. The institute was established first in Daryaganj and shifted to its present location in the North Campus, Delhi University only in 1957. The present location is 17 acres (69,000 m2) campus with large educational and recreational areas.
The institute typically admits about 600 students annually to its graduate program - 500 in B.Com(Hons) and 100 in B.A.(Hons) Economics. It also admits about 62 students each year to its management course 'Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations'. These students are served by infrastructure which includes the college library in Delhi University, an educational area with over 25 class rooms, over 150 faculty and support staff, sporting facilities, computing facilities and a boys and girls hostel housing over 200 students.
Courses and Departments 
The institute is highly focussed into areas of expertise and offers courses in the commerce and economics streams only. The graduate programs offered are - Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or B.Com. Bachelor of Arts (Economics) Honours or B.A.(Eco)
Shri Ram College is one of the premier colleges affiliated with the Delhi University that offers a Post Graduate Management course which is the Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations(GBO). The GBO program is equivalent to a Full Time MBA in International Business. The College also offers the regular Masters Courses of: Masters of Commerce (Honours) or M.Com. Masters of Arts (Economics) or M.A.(Eco)
GLOBAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS Keeping in view the contemporary business environment, the program is shaped by an eminent faculty from the UniversiDelhi, further facilitated by the representatives of the top management of leading B-Schools and organizations whose ideas and actions influence the world over. GBO, with its equal emphasis on International Finance, Marketing and human resouses deals with international aspects Global Business Operations (GBO) Programme's main objective is to provide students with advanced practical expertise in areas such as Human Resources Management, Accounting and Finance, Trade, Transnational Marketing and Information Technology. The GBO Programme endeavours to combine insights from a number of different academic disciplines and functional areas. The course adopts a multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary view of organisational objectives and in the process motivates students to appreciate the complex and rapidly changing environment. The seminars, case studies, role-plays, management games, quizzes and projects undertaken also emphasize this perspective.
The course has a contemporary curriculum which has been designed keeping in mind the requirements of an industry and includes subjects such as industrial organisation and game theory, international investment management, international financial system, transnational marketing, taxation and business policy, procedures and logistics for global trade, social and ethical issues in business, international trade blocks and agreements etc. The GBO Programme is spread over four semesters of course work. Students are also required to undergo summer training. For two months at the end of the first year. Additionally, each student has to do a winter project with some organisation. On successful completion of the programme, the University of Delhi awards a Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations.
Admission Process 
Graduate Courses 
For the B.Com. and B.A.(Eco) courses, the students are selected on the basis of their national board exams. Students can be from any board in the country and their marks / grades are normalized for differences in marking standards seen over time.The Cut-Offs have usually been high, in the vicinity of 90%+. There of course are reservations in various categories for which cut-offs are much lower.
In 2010, the cutoffs for Commerce stream students for B.Com. (Honors) had been 95.25% and 96.75% for Economics (Honors) for 501 and 124 available seats respect.
In 2011, the cutoff was increased to 100% for B.Com(hons.)for students from science students who had had physics+chemistry+biology+English or (history/psycho/socio/geography/pol sci/elective eng)+ English and not the main Subjects.
In 2012, according to regression analysis done on Cut off were 96.5% in B.Com(Hons) and 97.5% for Economics (Hons)depending on the subjects you had in Class XII
Post Graduate Courses 
For the Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations course, SRCC conducts a national-level entrance exam each year at centers spread over 18 major states across the country. The Entrance Exam is usually conducted on the last Sunday of January every year. It encompasses 4 sections, namely Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation(earlier it was General Awareness but from 2013 it has been scrapped off). Each Section contains 40 questions, whereby 4 marks are awarded for every correct answer while 1 mark is deducted for every incorrect answer. The Results are usually declared by the first week of March. This is followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interviews of the shortlisted candidates on the basis of their entrance exam scores. Candidates for the interview and group discussion are generally called in the ratio of 1:6. The admissions are granted on the basis of a candidate's performance in these three stages of admission process. The College admits 31 students from the General Category and Reserves 31 Seats for SC,ST and OBC Candidates.
For the M.Com. and M.A.(acc) course, the students have to appear for the centralized Masters exams conducted by the Delhi University. The college then screens the students on educational backgrounds and interest areas.
The college has a Placement Cell that overlooks the placement process. Many reputed companies visit the college campus offering the best profiles and compensation across all campuses in Delhi University. Some prominent regular visitors include Deutsche Bank AG, Citi Bank, UBS, Futures First, Bain & Co., Google, Deloitte, PWC, KPMG, Godrej, Reckitt Benckiser, McKinsey & Co., Mitsubishi, Grand Thornton, Ernst & Young, Towers Watson, D.E. Shaw, American Express, Axis Bank, RSA Acturial Services, Education Initiatives, CRISIL, Stellar Properties and Essex Lake Consulting. The average package offered stands at about 5.5 lakhs. For the graduating batch of 2013, the highest domestic offer of Rs. 16 lakh has been made by Deutsche Bank AG while the highest International offer stands at Rs. 35 lakhs made by Mitubishi Heavy Industries for a Tokyo Posting. By March 2013, over 70% of the students applying for placement had received atleast one offer.
Placements at PG diploma - GBO ( 2011-2013 )
Hmm Maier viderno - 6.5 lacs (4 students), Maruti - 8 lacs (3 students), Bharti axa insurance - 6.5 lacs (1 student), Taj - 6 lacs (3 students), Capital IQ - 5.5 lacs (1 student), Itc - 7 lacs (1 student), Nd ipsos - 4.8 lacs (2 students), Secure now - 10 lacs ( 5 lac fixed + 5 lac variable), Trident group - 15 lacs
Student exchange program 
Sciences Po and the Shri Ram College of Commerce of New Delhi have recently created a student exchange program. This new program brings the number of Sciences Po’s university partners in India to nine. 42 students from Sciences Po will spend their third year abroad in India in the 2010-11 academic year.
Notable alumni 
- Arun Jaitley, politician
- Rana Kapoor, banker, CEO, YES Bank
- Sanjeev Sanyal, economist, environmentalist
- Vijay Jolly, politician
- Anshu Jain, Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank
- Pramod Bhasin, CEO, Genpact
- Raman Roy
- Bingu wa Mutharika, Former President of Malawi
- Lalit Suri, hotelier
- Manish Sabarwal, entrepreneur, Founder, Teamlease
- Gulshan Grover, actor
- Rajat Sharma, journalist India TV
- Analjit Singh, Chairman, Max India ltd.
- Atul Punj, Chairman, Punj Lloyd
- Anil Rai Gupta, 1990, Joint MD, Havells India Ltd.
- Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, filmmaker
- Dinesh Shakul Saxena, actor, politician
- R.S. Gupta, former Delhi Police chief
- Ruchir Sharma, Head of Global Emerging Markets Equity Team, Morgan Stanley
- Vijay Jain, CEO, ORRA
- Shiv Khera, Author, Professional speaker
- Jitin Prasada,
- 'Be A Global Manager',TNN, Nov 29, 2004 http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/938908.cms
- PG in Global Business Operations at SRCC-source-Rediff News
- New agreement in India with Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi06/05/2010: