Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) 

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) is a 3-year long undergraduate course that is evenly distributed into 6 half-yearly semesters and is widely popular in the country.

The minimum required eligibility is the completion of higher secondary schooling (10+2) from a recognized board of education with English and Math as core subjects.

B.Com course is distinct from B.Com (Hons.), as the latter allows specialization in various subjects that students can choose from.

The average salary offered to B.Com graduates varies with the industry that hires them. It lies roughly between INR 2-5 Lakhs per year.

The most sought after jobs are:

  • Bank PO
  • Accountant
  • Event Management
  • Lecturer
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Human Resource Development

B.Com: Course Details

Course Level Undergraduate
Duration 3 years
Examination Type Semester/Yearly
Eligibility 10+2 (English & Mathematics as core subjects)
Admission Process Merit/Entrance
Course Fee INR 10,000-1,00,000 per year
Average Starting Salary INR 2-5 Lakhs per annum
Employment Industries Banking, Consulting, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Auditing, etc.

B.Com: Admission Process

  • Admission is granted to the course usually on the basis of merit list (Marks scored in 12th standard).
  • Candidates seeking admission to the program are required to fill out admission applications of the colleges they desire.
  • The application forms are then processed by various college and a merit list is released.
  • Subsequent merit lists might be released by colleges, depending on the number of seats they have.
  • Admission to the program is guaranteed after the payment of admission fee by candidates.

B.Com: Syllabus

The subjects included are as follows:

  • Accountancy
  • Cost Account
  • Statistics
  • Management
  • Human Resource
  • Computer
  • Economics
  • English
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Finance

Semester-wise syllabus breakup is given below:

Semester I Semester II
Environmental Studies Language [English/Hindi/Modern Indian Language.
Financial Accounting Business Laws
Business Organization and Management Business Mathematics & Statistics
Principles of Micro Economics (Elective) Principles of Macro Economics (Elective)
New Venture Planning (Elective) Economics of Regulation of Domestic and Foreign Exchange Markets (Elective)
Semester III Semester IV
Company Law Indirect Tax Laws
Income Tax Laws (Elective) Corporate Accounting
Indian Economy (Elective) Human Resource Management (Elective)
Financial Markets and Institutions Industrial Laws (Elective)
Banking and Insurance E-Commerce
Financial Analysis and Reporting Investing in Stock Markets
Semester V Semester VI
Auditing and Corporate Governance Fundamentals to Financial Management
Cost Accounting Business Communication
Principles of Marketing (Elective) Personal Selling and Salesmanship
Training and Development (Elective) Cyber Crimes and Laws
Computer Applications in Business International Business
Advertising Consumer Affairs and Customer Care