B.Com. Honours is a 3-year full-time undergraduate course, the minimum eligibility for which is a Higher Secondary Certificate (10+2) qualification with a minimum aggregate score of 45%. The program is spread over 6 semesters, with the final semester based on the candidate’s chosen stream of study.
Top Institutes offering B.Com Honours are:
Admission to the course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, and subsequent round of counselling.
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as Business Analyst, Finance Officer, Sales Analyst, Junior Analyst, Tax Accountant, Stock Broker, Economist, Business Development Trainee etc. They are hired in areas such as Business Consultancies, Educational Institutes, Industrial Houses, Public Accounting Firms, Policy Planning, Foreign Trade, Banks, Budget Planning, Inventory Control, Merchant Banking, Marketing, and such.
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 2,000 and 7 Lacs for a span of 3 years, and the average annual salary offered to such professionals ranges between INR 2 and 10 Lacs, increasing with experience and expertise.
|Bachelor of Commerce in Tamil Nadu||Bachelor of Commerce in Karnataka||Bachelor of Commerce in Maharashtra||Bachelor of Commerce in Uttar Pradesh|
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||HSC with 45 % aggregate marks|
|Admission Process||Based on counselling after qualification of entrance tests.|
|Course Fee||INR 2,000 to 7 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 10 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Business Consultancies, Educational Institutes, Industrial Houses, Public Accounting Firms, Policy Planning, Foreign Trade, Banks, Budget Planning, Inventory Control, Merchant Banking, Marketing, etc.|
|Job Positions||Business Analyst, Finance Officer, Sales Analyst, Junior Analyst, Tax Accountant, Stock Broker, Economist, Business Development Trainee, and such.|
The program has been designed to offer to eligible candidates specialization in a wide range of managerial skills, while at the same time building competence in a particular area of business.
Successful graduates of the course interested in pursuing further studies in the discipline may go for pursuing MBA or M.Com.
The program aims to build in students competent business acumen through advanced study of general subjects such as Organizational Behavior and Cost Accountancy, later allowing them to specialize in a chosen area. The curriculum involves intensive study, culminating with the completion of a research-based dissertation.
One of the principle objectives of the course is to prepare students for successfully operating in and contributing to the modern world of business, as also for pursuing advanced research in the discipline. The course’s curriculum integrates theoretical and practical components of study.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Loyola College, Chennai||Chennai||INR 13,430|
|Christ University||Bangalore||INR 2,12,000|
|Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC)||Delhi||INR 29,800|
|Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences||Delhi||INR 1,10,000|
|Satyawati College||Delhi||INR 10565|
|Maharaja Agrasen College||Delhi||INR 11000|
|K. R. Mangalam University||Gurgaon||INR 107633|
|Ansal University - School of Management Studies||Gurgaon||INR 79000|
|Amity University Manesar||Gurgaon||INR 58000|
|JK Business School||Gurgaon||INR 60000|
|Gargi College||Delhi||INR 8055|
|Amity University Jaipur||Rajasthan||INR 48000|
|Shivaji College||Delhi||INR 16080|
|Kalyani Mahavidyalaya||Nadia||INR 2100|
|Amity University||Lucknow||INR 56000|
|Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College||Delhi||INR 11480|
|Chitkara Business School||Chandigarh||INR 41000|
|GITAM Institute of Management||Visakhapatnam||INR 90000|
|Alliance School of Business||Bengaluru||INR 66000|
Candidates wishing to apply for the course need to have completed the 10+2 level of education from a recognized educational Board, with Commerce subjects, and with a minimum aggregate score of 45%.
|Bachelor of Commerce in Madhya Pradesh||Bachelor of Commerce in West Bengal||Bachelor of Commerce in Madhya Pradesh||Bachelor of Commerce in Rajasthan|
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test, followed by a round of Personal Interview. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s score at the 10+2 level.
Some such entrance tests held in the country for admission to the course are:
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Business Organization & Management||Business Statistics|
|Financial Accounting (Part-A)||Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-A|
|Financial Accounting (Part-B)||Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-B|
|Financial Accounting (Part-C) Practical||Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-C (Practical)|
|Micro Economics-1||Micro Economics-2|
|Business Law||Corporate Laws|
|Business Mathematics||Indirect Tax|
|Income-Tax Law & Practice||Corporate Accounting|
|Macro Economics||Cost Accounting|
|Principles of Marketing||Human Resource Management|
|Inter Disciplinary||Indian Economy-Performance and Policies|
|Management Accounting||International Business|
|Financial Management||Governance, Ethics & Social Responsibility of Business|
|(a) Auditing||(a) Business Communication|
|b) E-Commerce (Part-A)||(b) Project Work|
|(b) E-Commerce (Part-B)||(a) Entrepreneurship and Small Business|
|Optional (option between part B and C)||Optional (one subject out of five given options)|
|(b) E-Commerce (Part-C) Practical||(b) Fundamentals of Investment|
|(a) Financial Markets, Institutions and Financial Services||(c) Consumer Relation & Customer Care|
|Optional (one subject out of five given options)||(d) Business Tax Procedure & Management|
|(b) Compensation Management||(e) Business Data Processing-II (Theory)|
|(c) Corporate Tax Planning||(e) Business Data Processing-II (Practical).|
As Accountants, successful graduates of the course keep track of the profit and loss records of an organization, with proficiency and training in Basic Principles of Accountancy, Cost Accounting, and Management Accounting.
They may also work as Tax Consultants or in the field of banking. Chartered Accountant (CA), Cost and Work Accountant (CWA), and Company Secretary (CS) are some other advanced career options in this field, besides financial services, marketing, project management, etc.
Such graduates may later pursue advanced courses in the subject such as Doctor of Commerce (D.Com.), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Business Analyst||Business Analysts develop technical solutions for business-related problems in order to advance the company’s sales efforts, beginning with defining, analyzing, and documenting requirements.||8,62,699|
|Finance Officer||Their major responsibility is to develop strategies for financial organizational by means of making recommendations in strategic thinking and direction, financial and accounting information, analysis, and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.||3,39,950|
|Sales Analyst||Sales Analysts are responsible for preparing, collecting, and analyzing sales forecasts data in order to evaluate current sales goals. They research and evaluate current economic conditions that may affect the organization's ability to sell its products or services in the marketplace.||4,50,000|
|Tax Accountant||Tax Accountants prepare federal, State, and local tax returns for businesses, organizations, and individuals. As such, these professionals are skilled in business concepts and government regulations. Tax Accountants are involved in any disputes or audits that affect their clients.||5,58,000|
|Business Development Trainee||Their main role is to help the organization acquire new customers and sell additional products or services to existing ones. This is a crucial role for any business for expanding its clientele.||5,63,674|