A Bachelor of Commerce, abbreviated as B.Com is an undergraduate degree in commerce and related subjects. The course is designed to provide students with a wide range of managerial skills and understanding in streams like finance, accounting, taxation and management.
B.com is one of the most sought courses after 12th. It has a duration of 3 years divided into 6 semesters. The course covers a number of subjects during its study period. B.Com mainly focuses on Accounts, Mathematics and Economics
Subjects involved in the course of Bachelor of Commerce are as follows:
A career in commerce offers immense growth as demand for professionals is always on a high. Job opportunities exist right after the programme. Jobs for B.Com graduates exist in India as well as abroad.
After completion of B.Com, you can apply in any organization for the post of accountant. Every company requires an accountant to keep track of the profit and loss of their company. One must have knowledge in areas like Basic Principles of Accountancy, Cost Accounting and Management Accounting to be an accountant. Other than an accountant, there are many career options in this field.
A career as a Chartered Accountant
You can also work as a tax consultant after completion of graduation and can gain experience. Interested candidates can also apply in the banking field. Every year, many private and government banks hire fresh B.com graduates. Candidates can work in public as well as in the private sector. You can apply for government jobs like a bank, UPSC, etc. The course also prepares the students for CA and CS. Chartered Accountant (CA) / Cost and Work Accountant (CWA) / Company Secretary (CS) are the advanced career options in this field.
Based on specialization, Candidates having M.com degree can find employment in financial services, marketing, project management. They also often work in general management and business consulting firms.
Later, candidates can do research programme (PhD) in this field. They have the opportunity to apply for Doctor of Commerce (D.Com), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programme. A student can also opt for LLB after B.Com. Business Law is one of the best options in it.
B.Com graduate can work as a
Job Areas For B.Com Graduates are: