Santipur College is one of the pioneer institutions in imparting Commerce education in the District of Nadia. Commerce education here was introduced during the academic year 1965-66 as general course and later on Honours course in “Accountancy” has been introduced in the year 1973-74
A separate evening shift under the same administration was set up to run the commerce course to facilitate Commerce Education to the employed youths of the locality. During the stormy days of early 70’s, the evening shift has been transformed to the morning shift and it continued up to the year 2003, when it was merged to the main stream, the day shift
During its long and glorious journey, the department has produced a lot of geniuses who are either serving in the premier institutions in abroad or in the country. Many of them has proved themselves to be successful entrepreneurs in their fields.
Not only in teaching, the department has extended its activity towards holding of seminars, social functions, carrier counseling etc. which helps in developing the overall performance of the students. The department frequently extents its help to the Institution with regard to Tax and Accounting related activities, opinion on financial management as and when required. The department also extends its co-operation in taking classes of the department of Computer Major. Presently we have a separate computer lab of our own which is housed in the department of commerce of the college. The teachers of the department always maintain a cordial relation with the students.