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Bachelor of Commerce


A Bachelor of Commerce (B.com) is a college degree in commerce, other than Science, Arts, Engineering, and Medicine. Commerce contains an extensive variety of interdisciplinary branches, for example, book-keeping, fund, insights, and online business among others. The duration of the course of B.com is 3 years. Candidates can pursue B.com in:

  • Regular Mode
  • Distance Mode

Numerous B.Com understudies seek after an expert course like CA, CWA or MBA in Finance, CFA close by, in order to enter highly skilled professions. The main focus of B.Com is on subjects like:

  • Accounts
  • Mathematics
  • Economics

Courses & Eligibility

For Bachelor of Commerce (B.com) course, a candidate must not be from any particular stream. The following educational eligibilities are required for the course of B.com:

  • 12th passed with not less than 50% marks from a Recognized Board
  • Candidates passed 10+2 from any stream are eligible to apply for this course
  • There is no Entrance Test for B.com

Course Curriculum

The syllabus of the course of B.com may differ from college to college, but the structure is the same. A definite syllabus of the same is as per the following:


Financial Accounting I
Business Regulatory Framework
Principle and Practice of Management and Business


Principles of Marketing
Information Technology and its Application in Business
Direct and Indirect Taxation
Cost Accountancy
Financial Accounting II


A. Elective Group: Accounting & Finance
Financial Accounting
Cost Accountancy
Financial Management
Environmental Studies

B. Elective Group: Marketing
Consumer Behaviour and Sales Management
Retail Management and Marketing of Services
Product and Price Management and Rural Marketing
Environmental Studies

C. Elective Group: Taxation
Direct Tax
Indirect Tax
Tax Planning and Procedures
Environmental Studies

Career Prospect

B.Com Graduate can work as:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Consultant
  • Company Secretary
  • Business Analyst
  • Finance Officer
  • Sales Analyst
  • Junior Analyst
  • Tax Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Economist
  • Business Development Trainee

Areas for recruitment for B.Com Graduates:

  • Business Consultancies
  • Educational Institutes
  • Industrial Houses
  • Public Accounting Firms
  • Policy Planning
  • Foreign Trade
  • Banks
  • Budget Planning
  • Inventory Control
  • Merchant Banking
  • Marketing
  • Working Capital Management
  • Treasury and Forex Department
  • Investment Banking

Pay & Remuneration

Employees with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, the average minimum salary ranges by the position of job and their experience and also the company and condition of the company.

Salary of a B.com Graduate may be Rs. 8,000 - Rs. 25,000 per month for a fresher. It may increase with working experience and eligibility of employee.

Famous Personalities

Some of the famous personalities in the field of Commerce are as follows:

  • William Shatner (22 March 1931)
  • Ernest S. Rady (28 August 1937)
  • Jim Balsillie (3 February 1961)
  • Ronald A Rittenmeyer (1948)
  • Vikram Jog
  • David A Brearton
  • Craig Thomson (31 July 1964)
  • K.M Birla (14 June 1967)
  • Motilal Oswal
  • Shekhar Kapur (6 December 1945)
  • Deepak Parekh 

Top Colleges in India

There are various Government as well as Private colleges available for the course of B.com across India. Some of the famous and top colleges are as follows

Name of Institute
University of Delhi
Annamalai University
Tamil Nadu
Indira Gandhi National Open University
New Delhi
Allahabad University
Jamia Millia University
Loyola College
Symbiosis College of Management
Karnataka State Open University
Bangalore University

Other Details

Advance courses of B.com:

  • M.com
  • M.B.A.

More Information

Specializations of B.com course:

  • B.com - Advertising and Sales Management
  • B.com - Computer Application
  • B.com - Foreign Trade
  • B.com - E-commerce
  • B.com - Honours
  • B.com - Office Management
  • B.com - Tax Procedure

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