B.Com. in Computer Applications is a 3- year undergraduate course designed to impart advanced learning to students in the discipline of Commerce, particularly involving the application of software technology for professional requirements, merging the academic specialties of Commerce and Computer Applications The course follows an innovative modern curriculum. Upon successful completion of the course, successful graduates interested in pursuing higher studies in the discipline may go for pursuing MBA, MCA, M.Com., M.Com., (CA), ACCA, MIB, or MSW in the subject.
|Bachelor of Commerce in Tamil Nadu||Bachelor of Commerce in Kerala||Bachelor of Commerce in Madhya Pradesh||Bachelor of Commerce in Telangana|
Computer Applications is the software designed to help users perform specific tasks. The course is also offered on part-time basis at some institutes offering the course.
The average course fee in India ranges between INR 30,000 and 5 lacs for the total duration. The average annual salary offered to such graduates in India ranges between INR 3 and 10 lacs.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||Graduation from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Direct admission. Entrance test in some cases.|
|Course Fee||INR 5,000 - 50,000|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 - 7 lacs|
|Top Recruiting Fields/Areas||Software developing companies, Banks, Educational Institutions, Government Offices, Private Sector, Mobile Companies, etc.|
B.Com. in Computer Applications is an amalgamation of the fields of Computers and Commerce. Subjects of study covered in the course’s curriculum include Business Organization, E-Commerce, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Computers, Business Accounting Software, Internet and Web Designing, Banking Theory, Banking Law and Banking Practice, essentially.
This is a specialized degree that offers students expert knowledge in the area, and prepare them for lucrative employment as Commerce Specialists, Managers, Accountant, etc. the course aims to produce qualified and trained personnel for fields such as banking, insurance, accounting, stock markets, e-commerce, and marketing, besides teaching jobs in universities and colleges.
Ideal students of the course would possess the following skills:
Listed below are some of the top institutes offering the course in the country with the corresponding locations and fees charged by each.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees in INR|
|Prestige Institute of Management||Dewas||23,000|
|Pioneer Institute of Professional Studies||Indore||18,000|
|Periyar Maniammai University||Tanjore||20,000|
|Besant Theosophical College||Chittoor||4,166|
|Goutham College of Science||Bangalore||41,000|
|Chitransh ADPG College||Bhopal||10,533|
|DAV Centenary College||Faridabad||24,100|
|AJK College of Arts and Science||Coimbatore||16,500|
|Adoni Science and Arts College||Kurnool||3,500|
|Bhavan’s Vivekananda College of Science and Humanities||Hyderabad||10,000|
|Vaage Vi Degree and and PG College||Warangal||13,000|
As a minimum criterion of eligibility, candidates seeking admission to the course need to have completed the 10+2 or equivalent level of education from a recognized educational Board, and in the Commerce stream, with Accounts, Math, Business, and Economics as main subjects, and a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
|Bachelor of Commerce in Andhra Pradesh||Bachelor of Commerce in Maharashtra||Bachelor of Commerce in Haryana||Bachelor of Commerce in Punjab|
The admission process for the course is varied, as various institutes have their very own criteria and processes of admission. Admission to the course is often based on the candidate’s obtained merit at the 10+2 level, and sometimes, on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance exam, followed by a round of counselling, based on performance in which, students are admitted.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated below.
|Principles of Accountancy|
|Principles of Management|
|Introduction to Information Technology|
|Income tax law and Practice|
|Computer Application Practical I|
|Executive Business Communication|
|Banking Theory Law and Practice|
|Data Base Management System|
|Management Information System|
|Corporate Accounting I|
|Computer Application Practical II|
|Cost and Management Accounting|
|Computer Information System|
|OOPS with C++|
|Internet and Web designing|
|Software Development and Visual Basic|
|Computer Application Practical III|
Some of the popular professional avenues open to such graduates are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Salary in INR|
|Auditor||They perform internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation. They verify assets and liabilities by comparing items to documentation. They also complete audit workpapers by documenting audit tests and findings.||3.5 - 5.5 lacs|
|Computer Operator||A Computer Operator oversees the maintenance and operation of computer hardware systems. They control the console of the mainframe digital computer. They check for viruses, back-up tapes, upgrade software, and perform other basic technical maintenance-related roles.||50,000 - 1,50,000|
|Mobile Application Developer||They are Software Developers who specialize in mobile technology. They build apps for Google's Android, Apple's iOS and Microsoft's Windows phone platforms. Job titles for this type of roles also include Android Developer and iOS Developer.||3 - 4.8 lacs|
|Computer Programmer||Computer Programmers write programs in a variety of computer languages, such as C++ and Java. They update and expand existing programs., use code libraries, which are collections of independent lines of code, to simplify writing.||3 - 4 lacs|
|Budget Analyst||They are responsible for developing an organization's budget. They review the management's budget proposals for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with laws and other regulations. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional expenditure.||3 - 5.5 lacs|
|Finance Manager||Duties of a Finance Manager include reviewing financial reports, monitoring accounts, and preparing activity reports. They predict financial forecasts and investigate ways to improve profitability. They analyze markets for business opportunities, such as expansion, mergers or acquisitions.||6 - 9 lacs|
|Business Consultant||They are also known as Management Analysts, and work in areas that include marketing, human resources, management, and accounting. They help improve companies by assessing weaknesses and recommending solutions.||8 - 10 lacs|