B. Com - Bachelor of Commerce

B Com is a first level degree that opens up multiple opportunities for the students as they graduate. Therefore, the course design seeks to impart to the students valuable skill sets in the areas of finance, accounting and taxation.

A graduate of the programme will be able to set out with a vision to have a long career in any of the chosen areas of business and commerce. Further they will be better equipped to take up professional examinations and higher studies in their chosen area of interest. The required courses and an indicated list of electives are listed below:

Core Courses

  • Accountancy

· Management Accounting

· Corporate Accounting

· Managerial Economics

· Fundamentals of Business Mathematics

· Fundamentals of Costing

· Principles of Financial Management

· Auditing principles and Practice

· Direct and Indirect Taxes

· Company Law and Secretarial practice

Elective Courses

· Insurance and risk management

· Advanced Financial Accounting

· Working Capital Management

  • Banking

· Capital Markets and Financial Services

· Entrepreneurship and Project Finance

· Mercantile Laws

· Business management

· Human Resource Management

· Leadership Management

Eligibility Criteria

  • 10+2 (Arts group) with 45% marks at least two out of Commerce/ Accounts/ Maths/ Economics/ Management papers.
  • 10+2 (Commerce) with 40% marks
  • 50% marks in the aggregate in case of students who have passed 10+2 but not covered under above two eligibilities.

Career Prospects

· Students can go for a wide variety of careers after completing the B.Com. Some of them are Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretyship, Law, Cost and Work Accountancy (CWA), Mass Communication, Civil Services, Hotel Industries etc.

· Job opportunities exists in: Education Sector, Indian Defence, Business Sector, MNCs & NGOs, Retail Sectors, Banking Sectors, IT Sectors and Advertising & Media.

Bachelor of Commerce Specialisations

B. Com. - Advertising & Sales Management : In this program students are taught about the important aspects of Advertising and Sales Management. It is beneficial for students who want to work in marketing and advertising industry.

B. Com. - Computer Application : In this program students are taught about computer application, software development and operating procedures, along with regular commerce subjects like accounts, economics, statistics, etc.

B. Com. - Foreign Trade : In this program students are taught about the foreign trade procedures and transactions, along with regular B. Com. subjects. It is beneficial for students who want to work in a company involved in import and /or export activities.

B. Com. - E-Commerce : In this program students are taught to effectively manage e-commerce business like online shops, or business portals along with technical and legal issues associated with it. It is beneficial for those students who have a knack for Commerce in the Electronic form.

B. Com. - Honours : B. Com (H) is an extensive form of General or Pass Course B. Com. Many colleges run these courses in semester system like in Engineering, MBA or other courses. Students are taught all the subjects in more detailed form than they are covered in normal B. Com. Besides this, students are allowed to choose one subject for specialization in their final year. For example, one can opt for specialization in Accounts, Cost Account, Management, Computer, Economics or any other subject.

B. Com - Office Management : In this program students are taught about computer applications, office administration, communication skills, work ethics and corporate culture. It is beneficial for those students who are interested in managing an office.

B. Com - Tax Procedure : In this program students are taught tax procedures and essentials, along with other commercial subjects. It is beneficial for students who want to work in Accounts or Tax department of any company or those who want to start their own tax consultancy firm.

Top Colleges

University of Delhi - DU, Delhi

NarseeMonjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Loyola College, Chennai

Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies Under Graduate - SCMS UG, Pune