Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com):
B.Com or Bachelor of Commerce is a three-year undergraduate course imparted in regular as well as distance education mode. B.Com is the second most popular undergraduate course in the Commerce branch.
In the B.Com course, candidates are taught core subjects related to commerce and finance. In the three-year duration, the candidates are given options to choose from a few elective subjects too. The programme is usually spread over six semesters during which the student is taught topics like financial accounting, 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 Accountancy, Cost Accounting and Company Secretaryship.
B.Com Eligibility Criteria:
Unlike technical and vocational courses, B.Com is offered by almost all the universities and colleges in India in regular as well as distance education mode. Eligibility criteria for B.Com course:
- The candidate must have studied Commerce in class 11 and 12 with Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Maths/optional subject and English as main subjects
- The candidate must meet the minimum cut-off criteria for admission to the college applied to
- Factors influencing the minimum cut off marks for B.(Com) admission are a total percentage of candidates passing in Commerce in boards, the highest score in Commerce, the average score in Commerce, minimum cut off marks of the previous year, etc.
Huge job opportunities are available for B.Com graduates in industries like Information Technology, Manufacturing, BPO, Telecommunications, and Banking. The most sought after jobs are Bank PO, Accountant, Event Manager, Lecturer, Chartered Accountant, and Human Resource Development.