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B.Com or Bachelor of Commerce is a 3-Year undergraduate course and it has been specially designed to provide managerial skills and knowledge about the streams like banking, finance, and accounting to a student. The programme basically teaches topics like corporate tax, economics, company law, auditing, business management, etc. B.Com is the best option for students who want to make a career in commerce, accounting, finance, banking and insurance. B.Com is also ideal for those who wish to pursue Chartered Accountant, Cost Accounting and Company Secretaryship. After the completion of B.Com course, students can even go for other fields like teaching, advertising, law, journalism and many more.

Eligibility

In order to pursue B.Com, the candidate should meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria: • The minimum qualification required to pursue a B.Com degree is the completion of senior secondary schooling (10+2) with a minimum aggregate mark as described by the respective institute.
The minimum qualification required is a pass in the 10+2 Science or Commerce with Maths/Statistics/Computer Science/Information Practice as one of the core subjects in PUC/ISC/CBSE or an equivalent board or a course recognized as equivalent thereto by the University.


Why pursue a B.Com?

Nowadays, most of the students are going for B.Com because of the reasons mentioned below:

• Numerous Job Opportunities in the Market:

There are various job profiles and job areas where a person can work after completing a BCom degree. You can work in sectors like accounting, auditing, tax advisory services, financial services, commercial banking and many more. And there you can work as an accountant, operations manager, financial analyst, account executive, etc.

• Huge Scope for Career Advancements:

After pursuing B.Com, if a person is determined and capable enough, he/she will easily get various opportunities and the advancements in the career will be inevitable.

• Various Career Options:
After the completion of B.Com, there are a variety of career options a person can opt for. He/She can either go for a professional course like CA and CS or If you want to make a career in the field of business management, then you can opt for higher education options such as PGDM or MBA.
• Variety of Industries:
Plenty of industries like Banks, Insurance, Audit Firms, Advertising Firms, Corporates, Accounts Firm, Consultancy, Sales and Marketing, Human Resource, Foreign Trade, etc are available for these graduates to explore.
• Higher Salary:
Due to various job profiles and job areas to choose from, you will be able to earn a decent salary package. The salary may vary from domain to domain. Moreover, if you have any previous experience then that will definitely help you in getting a lucrative pay opportunity. The average salary will be around INR 4.44 to 7 LPA.
• Entrepreneurship:
Many students after completing the course cose to be an entrepreneur by discovering the field of business management and administration.

Future Scope

After B.Com, there are a plethora of opportunities and career options. Students can choose according to their skills and interests. Below we have described some of the career options after B.Com which are a choice of many students nowadays.

MBA

• Master of Commerce (M.Com):

After pursuing B.Com, most of the students opt forM.Com. You can go with the specialization of your choice in this course. It is always recommended to go for further studies after pursuing this course, as otherwise it won’t be that beneficial.

• Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA):

If you are looking forward to becoming an accounting professional, then ACCA is a perfect match for you. This course has an amazing global repute and it is there in more than 180 nations around the world.

• MBA:

MBA is one of the most popular postgraduate courses in India as well as abroad. It offers various job opportunities and is highly suitable for all those who want to work in the corporate world.

• MBA in Finance:

Students interested in making a career in the world of corporate finance can go ahead with an MBA in Finance after successfully completing B.Com.

• Company Secretary (CS):

CS is slightly different than CA. It focuses more on the legal aspects of the business and its quantitative analysis. After pursuing this course, the person will join as an executive secretary to the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) or MD (Managing Director).

• Chartered Accountant (CA):

A CA is basically responsible for doing deals with financial management and carrying out all the financial audits. It is respectable as well as a challenging career. This course is conducted by the ICAI (Indian Chartered Accountants Institute).

• Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI):

This is a cost accounting course. After doing this course, a person can go for job profiles like Financial Controller, Cost Controller, Chief Accountant, Chief Internal Auditor and many more.

Top Recruiters:
  • • ICICI Bank
  • • Microsoft
  • • Mc Kinsey and Company,
  • • IBM
  • • Nestle
  • • Sony
  • • Deloitte
  • • Nokia
  • • ITC
  • • Genpact
  • • Wipro
  • • HCL
  • • HP etc

Academic Subjects for Semster I

Theory & Practicals
  • Basic English
  • Modern Indian Language
  • Financial Accounting – I
  • Business Economics – I
  • Business Environment
  • Secretarial Practice
  • Indian Constitution

Academic Subjects for Semster II

Theory & Practicals
  • Basic English
  • Modern Indian Language
  • Financial Accounting – II
  • Business Economics – II
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting Theory
  • Computer Applications in Business - I

Academic Subjects for Semster III

Theory & Practicals
  • Retail Management
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship Development
  • Corporate Accounting – I
  • Banking Law and Practice
  • Business Statistics – I
  • Industrial Economics
  • Computer Application in Business- II

Academic Subjects for Semster IV

Theory & Practicals
  • Financial Management
  • Modern Business Law
  • Corporate Accounting – II
  • Business Communication
  • Business Statistics – II
  • International Business Economics
  • Computer Application in Business- III

Academic Subjects for Semster V

Theory & Practicals
  • Management Accounting
  • Income Tax – I
  • Elements of Costing – I
  • Small Business & Economic Development
  • Indian Financial Markets – I
  • Goods & Service Tax – I
  • Computer applications – IV

Academic Subjects for Semster VI

Theory & Practicals
  • Modern Auditing Practices
  • Income Tax – II
  • Costing Methods & Techniques – II
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Financial Markets – II
  • Goods & Service Tax – II
  • Computer applications – V