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About Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)


Course Overveiw

Bachelor of Commerce, which is popularly known by its abbreviation B.Com, is an undergraduate course that is completed over a duration of three years. B.Com is among the most popular bachelor's level programmes and is therefore offered in a vast number of colleges and universities. B.Com is the most preferred choice of a majority of the students who complete their higher secondary education in the commerce stream. The programme of Bachelor of Commerce is provided in the regular mode and through the mode of distance learning as well.

In addition to the compulsory subjects, students pursuing B.Com can choose their combination of subjects from those offered by the institute. Some colleges allow students to choose their electives in the second or third year of B.Com if they have performed well in their semester exams. Bachelor of Commerce is a programme that equips students with an in-depth knowledge of the field of commerce pertaining to the areas in which they choose to specialise. Candidates are trained in the particular fields of their choice so that they gain proper knowledge and are capable of putting it to practical use. Through the course of B.Com, students are equipped with the knowledge about aspects that impact business and trade such as accounting principles, economic policies, export and import laws, etc.

Bachelor of Commerce has several specialisations like economics, management studies, computer applications, foreign trade management, taxation, accountancy, e-commerce, banking, etc.


1st Year
Financial Accounting Business Mathematics and Statistics
Environmental Studies Business Laws
Principles of Micro Economics (Elective) New Venture Planning (Elective)
Economics of Regulation of Domestic and Foreign Exchange Markets (Elective) Principles of Macro Economics (Elective)
Business Organization and Management Language (English/ Hindi/ Modern Indian Language)
2nd Year
Indirect Tax Laws Company Law
Corporate Accounting Financial Markets and Institutions
E-Commerce Banking and Insurance
Investing in Stock Markets Financial Analysis and Reporting
Indian Economy (Elective) Income Tax Laws (Elective)
Industrial Laws (Elective) Human Resource Management (Elective)
3rd Year
Cost Accounting International Business
Advertising Auditing and Corporate Governance
Business Communication Fundamentals to Financial Management
Consumer Affairs and Customer Care Cyber Crimes and Laws
Personal Selling and Salesmanship Computer Applications in Business
Principles of Marketing (Elective) Training and Development (Elective)

The demand for commerce graduates is quite high in the entire job sector. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) is a course that trains students for several job profiles. Graduating with a degree of B.Com makes the candidate eligible for working in innumerable fields such as marketing, banking, public accounting, policy planning, consultancy, investment, etc. Students can also choose to pursue other courses of higher education after completing B.Com. Some of the most popular job roles offered to students with a degree of Bachelor of Commerce are given below.

Accountant Auditor Business Consultant
Consultant Certified Public Accountant Company Secretary
Chartered Accountant Business Analyst Chief Financial Officer
Finance Officer Sales Analyst Cost Estimator
Junior Analyst Tax Accountant Financial Analyst
Stock Broker Financial Manager Economist
Business Development Trainee Tax Consultant Bank PO
Commodity Trader Account Executive Event Manager