BCom Admission 2021: Eligibility, Application Form Last Date, Fees, Top Colleges, Syllabus, Jobs

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BCom admission 2021 have started for several universities and entrance exams like NPAT 2021 and DSAT 2021. BCom admissions are based on the minimum qualification based on marks scored by a candidate in 10+2. However, there is no central examination for this course but some universities and colleges admit students to the course based on their marks in university level entrance exams like IPU CET, BHU, etc. Most Universities like the Delhi University provides BCom Admission based on the marks scored by the students in their 10+2 boards.  

BCom or Bachelor of Commerce degree is an undergraduate degree of 3 years which offers a wide range of administrative skills to build proficiency in a meticulous area of business.

Being the second most populous course in the stream of commerce, BCom is spread into six semesters with pupils being provided with a selection of elective subjects. 

  • It is counted into the major list of degrees by most of the universities. It trains the candidates into general Business Doctrine, Business Management, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Economics. 
  • The BCom Syllabus is curated to teach students about various subjects such as Corporate Tax, Financial Law, Economics, Accounts, etc. 
  • The average BCom Fee ranges between INR 20,000 - 50,000. It usually differs from college to college.
BCom Admission 2021: Important Dates

BCom Admission 2021: Important Dates

Exam Name Registration Date Exam Date
IPU CET 2021 March 2021 (Open) April 28, 2021
DUET 2021 March 2021 June 2021
NPAT 2021 February 17, 2021- June 17, 2021 (Open) May 2021
BHU UET March 2021 May 2021
DSAT February 01, 2021 (Closed) May 2021
BCom Admission 2021: Eligibility Criteria

BCom Admission 2021: Eligibility Criteria

As different colleges have different criteria, some of the common eligibility criteria for BCom admissions 2021 is mentioned below.

  • Candidates must have completed an intermediate level of education or equivalent from a recognized board.
  • The minimum percentage for BCom admission varies from college to college. Delhi University releases a cutoff for BCom admission in DU which can be as high as 99 percent, whereas, for some colleges, it can be a minimum of 45 percent.   
  • No specific stream is required for BCom admission but,  a candidate can get preference over candidates from other streams if he/she/zee has completed 10+2 with Commerce.
  • Some colleges conduct entrance examinations for admissions in BCom. Candidates qualifying in BCom entrance exams are given admission based on marks secured in these examinations.
BCom Admission Process 2021

BCom Admissions 2021: Admission Process

The Admission Process for BCom admissions involves various procedures at various institutions. 

  • Direct Admissions: BCom direct admissions are based on the minimum qualification of the student. Usually, fulfilled based on marks scored by a candidate in 10+2. Most of the colleges offer seats to  BCom aspirants straightforwardly based on the intermediate scores.
  • Entrance Exams: Aspirants may be required to qualify for a BCom entrance test. Some universities and colleges admit students to the course based on their marks in national or state level entrance exams like IPU CET, DUET, BHU, etc.  

BCom Admission 2021: Direct Admissions

Direct Admission is the principal way for B.Com admission, followed by the majority of BCom colleges

  • Candidates are chosen based on the percentage scored in the Intermediate score.
  • Candidates are first required to register for the admission process and sometimes essentially need to apply to the school or college For example The University of Delhi releases its registration form for admission into different courses like (B.Com) before the release of the 12th score.
  • The Cut-offs are released by different colleges for admissions. The candidates who have scored equivalent to or more than the cut-off scores are eligible to take admission into expected colleges. For example, The first cutoff score for admission into Lady Shri Ram College is 96% and the candidate’s score is 97%. The candidate will qualify for the cutoff and is eligible for admission into the college.

Check: BCom From DU

How to Apply for Admission?

  • Aspirants should first register themselves on the official site of the college or university via email or phone number.
  • The admission process begins with the issue of the notice of the application forms.
  • Applicants should fill in all the required fields and upload documents to complete the application process cautiously before the deadline. 
  • Pay the application fees and apply them. Save the print receipt and the application form for future reference.
  • For Entrance Based Admissions: Applicants must check the website of the institution regularly for updates. Candidates should download the admit card for the entrance exam and wait for the release of the result for further processing.

BCom Admissions 2021: Colleges Conducting Entrance Exams

Some colleges like Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, NMIMS, and few others take students through Entrance Exams.

  • Once the BCom application forms have been released by the university, you can easily apply for admission to that particular college.
  • The process of admission starts usually around the month of February, for colleges like NMIMS.
  • Different colleges have different dates of entrance. 
  • The candidates are chosen based on the marks scored by them in the entrance tests.
  • Colleges release different cutoffs or merit lists for admissions. 

Below mentioned are the few universities which conduct entrance exams for BCom admissions 2021:

Also Read:  BCom Online, BCom Distance

Top BCom Colleges 2021

Top B Com Colleges in India 2021

BCom Admissions 2021: Career Opportunities 

Especially in budgetary firms and in the banking area, vocation opens doors for BCom graduates in the profession.

  • In different mechanical houses and administrative firms, these experts can work in the accounting segment.
  • Likewise, they can also manage the deals and marketing of insurance and banking products.
  • Under the Department of Commerce, the legislature of India can land different job positions accessible in different associations.

Some of the main areas of employment for graduates to seek BCom Jobs are:

Working Capital Management Policy Planning Bodies Public Accounting Firms
Treasury and Forex Departments Business Consultancies Foreign Trade Centres
Investment Banking Sectors Marketing Companies Merchant Banking Centres
Public Accounting Firms Budget Planning Bodies Educational Institutes and Industrial Houses
BCom Jobs

What are the Top Jobs After BCom in India?

Job Average Salary(INR) 
Accountant 4,00,000
Tax Consultant 4,65,000
Bank PO 5,20,000
Account Executive 3,00,000
Event Manager 5,40,000
Travel & Tourism 6,50,000
Commodity Trader 7,20,000
Actuary 4,80,000
Bookkeeper 2,80,000
BCom Admission 2021: FAQs

BCom Admission 2021: FAQs

Ques. What are the top colleges for BCom Admission 2021?

Ans. Delhi university colleges are regarded to be the best option for pursuing a BCom degree. Colleges like SRCC, LSR, among others are a good choice for studying BCom in Delhi.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility criteria for BCom Admission 2021? Is Mathematics important for BCom?

Ans. The minimum eligibility criteria for any BCom course in India is to qualify for the class 12 board examination from a recognized board of education, such as CBSE, ICSE, State Education Boards, or equivalent boards.

Mathematics is necessary for admissions to only the BCom (Hons) course in India. While it may not be necessary for other BCom courses, knowledge and practice of Mathematics will surely be an advantage for any aspirant.

Ques. How should one prepare for the BCom Entrance Exams 2021?

Ans. In an entrance exam for BCom, the paper is usually divided into 3 sections: Verbal Ability, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude. Some pointers which can help a candidate during preparation are:

  • Verbal ability comprises Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, Vocabulary, and Para Jumbles. Do as much reading as you can, to score well in this section.
  • Quantitative Ability comprises some topics like Geometry, Mensuration, Probability, Progressions, Matrices, Permutations & Combinations, and some other important topics of mathematics. Class 11 and 12 Maths is sufficient to clear this section.
  • Reasoning ability can be easily prepared by practicing previous year papers to know the pattern of questions coming in the exam.

Ques. When will BCom admission 2021 registrations start?

Ans. BCom admission 2021 registrations will start tentatively from the month of February 2021.

Ques. Which course is good BBA or BCom? Which should one opt for in intermediate is better for an MBA in the future?

Ans. BBA and BCom courses are good, but it depends upon the candidate’s whether he/she/zee wants to specialize in a particular domain and do BCom Honours or wants to have an overview of all the subjects in the field of commerce.

Ques. Which college is the best for a BCom, Maitreyi, Kamala Nehru, Motilal Nehru, or Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma?

Ans. Maitreyi, Kamala Nehru, Motilal Nehru, or Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma all of these institutes are affiliated to Delhi University and offer decent BCom programs. Choosing any college among these is easy as it is worth taking admission.

Ques. What is the scope for BCom graduates?

Ans. In terms of future scope, BCom graduates various options to choose from. A candidate can either work in MNCs and banks under fancy job designations or pursue their desired course like - CA, CS, or MBA, to take their academic journey forward. 

Ques. Is there any job opportunity available for BCom graduates?

Ans. Numerous BCom jobs in government, as well as private sectors, are available for students which are not limited to careers in accounts and finance. Popular job profiles after BCom include - Accountant, Account Executive, Tax Consultant, Bookkeeper, etc.

Ques. Is it worth doing M.Com after BCom?

Ans.MCom is the advanced version of the BCom course. It is the immediate choice for BCom graduates. Those planning to go for a doctoral degree in commerce should opt for MCom. However, there are other professional courses like Financial Risk Management which can help one get higher salary packages and fancy job opportunities.

Ques. Should I pursue BCom or CA?

Ans. Over the years, it has been a trend to see CA aspirants pursue BCom while also attempting to clear CA exams as well. In India, it is also possible to pursue CA or Chartered Accountancy after completing your BCom course as well. Those who do have a valid bachelor’s or master’s degree will be able to get direct entry to CA.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] : 11 answered questions


Ques. Is Alliance University, Bangalore good for a bcom (hons.)?

● Top Answer By Rima Tandon on 08 Apr 21

Ans. B.Com is a business oriented course which provides deep knowledge and information about the business world, its functioning and how all this ecosystem works all together. It gives you the required knowledge of theories, procedures, methods of the subjects and the skills required to run a business or to be part of this ecosystem.  B.Com is available in three courses, B.Com General, B.Com Honours and B.Com LLB. In B.Com Hons course all the knowledge of business industry, like how the industry works, how taxations are done, e-commerce, accounting, banking, investments are many other topics are being taught from basic to advanced level. Studying B.Com gives opportunities for pursuing higher education like M.Com, MBA and professional courses like CA, CS, CIMA, ICWA,CMA, CFA etc. Here are the job profiles and salaries of students after doing B.Com Hons at Alliance University: Profile Salary Accountant 2 LPA & above Accounts Manager 5.5 LPA & above Tax consultant 4 LPA & above Account Executive 2.2 LPA & above Business Consultant 8 LPA & above Financial Consultant 5 LPA & above Junior Accountant 1.8 LPA & above Financial Analyst 3.5 LPA & above Business Executive 3 LPA & above Alliance University is one of the most popular universities of our country and if someone wants to pursue B.com after completing their senior secondary school, then they should definitely check out this university. It provides the proper environment to it's students to learn and grow and prepares them for careers in banking, economics, commerce, accountancy and many other fields. The course curriculum is very good and the faculty members are very talented and experienced in their field. Many industry experts often visit the college to give lectures and attend many seminars and workshops.Read more
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Ques. Which one is better for doing Bcom (Hons) -Anil Modi school of commerce (NMIMS) or DU South campus?

● Top Answer By Sarthik Gupta on 22 Oct 20

Ans. Both DU and Anil Modi School of Commerce are best in their unique aspects. DU is one of the highly ranked universities in the country. More than 90 colleges are affiliated with the DU campus. Similarly, Anil Modi School of Commerce is also one of the well-known colleges for management studies.  It has been ranked in the #1 position in BBA program by India Today and ranked in #2 position by Times B-School Survey. However, one cannot decide the best college based on the ranking alone.  Anil Modi School of Commerce Admissions: Anil Modi School of Commerce is an affiliated college of NMIMS. Accepts students purely based on NPAT with at least 60% in 10+2.  The first year fee is 1.87 lakhs.  The faculty holds a good degree in their respective fields. Placements: The highest and average salary packages in B.Com are 5 LPA and 3.54 LPA respectively.  The top companies visiting the campus are TATA Capital, Choice Group, JP Morgan, Mahendra Realtors, UBS Group Variety, Wipro, Axis Bank, Deloitte, CITI Bank, and other top companies.  DU DU is one of the top colleges in the country. It has ranked #18 by the NIRF in the India Rankings 2020. It accepts students based on the DU JAT entrance exam. B.Com Hons is a 3-year course for which one must have at least 50% in the 10+2 commerce stream.  Faculty and Placements The college holds the best faculty members holding master’s degrees and more in their respective fields. Some of the top companies visiting the campus are Hero Honda, Maruti Suzuki, Essar Group, Reliance, Gail, KPMG, Tata Power, Hindustan Copper, Moser Baer, Hindustan Times, Samsung, and other companies.  This is all about both the colleges. Both the colleges offer excellent course curriculum with good placement rates. So, choose the college that best suits you based on the various aspects mentioned above.Read more
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Ques. How is Shoolini University for a BCom Hons?

● Top Answer By Deepika Kunwar on 19 Oct 20

Ans. BCom Hons is offered in the specializations of Economics and Finance at Shoolini University. It boasts of its strong faculty from reputed national and international universities. The frequently updated industry curriculum provides skill development through SPRINTs, group projects, industrial visits, practical exercises in this course. Rankings: It is 13th by ELETS in 2019 in the Best Private University. Dainik Bhaskar ranked the institute 19th in India amongst the Private Business Schools. The School of Management ranks it at 65th in India by NIRF 2019 Rankings Admission: A student must have 10+2 (any stream) with a minimum aggregate of 50%. Students get admission based on the merit of qualifying examination (Shoolini University Entrance Test). Students can fill the applications and submit the same along with an application fee 1200/- in the form of a cheque, DD, and cash in favor of Shoolini University payable in Solan. Shoolini University reserves 25% seats for students of Himachal Pradesh and gives relaxation in the eligibility for SC/ST/OBC candidates as per the rules of Govt. of Himachal Pradesh. The fees per semester for Bcom Hons at Shoolini University is INR 37,471/-. Facilities: Shoolini University has 250+ Global Alliances and students can visit foreign universities for exchange programs. Students from abroad also stay at the university with more than 180 exchange opportunities. There are 100+ cutting edge laboratories for student access. Students have Sprint programs every year which prepares the students for the corporate world and helps to grab placements also. Other special features include- WiFi throughout the campus, a library with thousands of EBSCO books, and projectors in every classroom. Placements: Students with a degree in BCom Hons can engage themselves in public relations, entrepreneurship, retail management, management consultancy, product & brand manager, e-business, investment banking, etc. The placement success at Shoolini University for the year 2018-19 is 100%. About 30% of students get quality employment. The highest salary package is INR 15 LPA. Over 100+ companies offer recruitment at the institute. More than 2000+ of Shoolini’s students are already placed. There are 100% internship opportunities for students in Lemon Tree, Reliance Jio Pvt Ltd, Havells, etc. Top recruiting companies for Bcom Hons were Vardhman, Genpact, ICICI Bank, and HDFC. The average package varies between INR 4.5-5 LPA. BCom Hons at Shoolini University provides students with ample opportunities for a better future. The international exchange programs give exposure and develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills to students. The placement is also good.Read more
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Ques. Which is better a BCom Hons in DU, BMS SSCBS or BBA from NMIMS?

● Top Answer By Siripuram Akash on 05 Oct 20

Ans. A degree in BMS and BBA are both professional courses that are more application oriented and can be easily aligned with your future goals, as compared to BCom. A degree in management is more profitable in terms of ROI and will result in greater work opportunities than a BCom degree. While all the given Universities are reputed, let us break it down to know more about each of them based on some important factors: Admissions University Degree Eligibility Qualifying Exams Total Seats Delhi University BCom 10+2 from recognized institutions with core subjects of Maths and English. DUEST/DU-JAT Between 90 to 500, Depending on the institution SSCBS BMS 10+2 results with aggregate marks in English, Maths, and two other elective subjects. JET 232 NMIMS BBA Minimum 60% in 12th with Maths/statistics NPAT 180 Course Highlights DU: It focuses on main core subjects such as Business Communication, Accounting, and Company Law. Students can choose from multiple discipline-specific and general elective subjects. SSCBS: It offers core management subjects like Organizational behavior, Statistics for Business, Economics, and Marketing. Students also get the opportunity to appear for skill enhancement courses in the second year. NMIMS: It offers core specializations in Finance and Marketing and has a mandatory internship project at the end of the last semester where students get to directly interact and practically experience the industry methods and techniques. Ranking DU: It has been ranked at the number for commerce by India Today in 2020, offering the best commerce programs in the country. SSCBS: It is the second-best business school in India at the undergraduate level and is the only institution to offer specializations within the BMS degree. NMIMS: It is a tier-1 Business school that has been included in the top 25 business schools in India by Edubiz in 2020. Placements University Placement Rate Highest CTC Average CTC Top Recruiters DU 70% 37.7 LPA 7 LPA Wipro, Vistara, American Express SSCBS 80% 17.7 LPA 6 LPA Axis Bank, Asian Paints, DLF NMIMS 100% 30.37 LPA 17.977 LPA HSBC, Accenture, ICICI Based on the given points, students can make their choice regarding which institution is best suited for them.Read more
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Ques. How is the B.Com (hons.) course at Manipal University Jaipur?

● Top Answer By Sudeshna Bhar on 03 Oct 20

Ans. Manipal University has experienced faculties from subject backgrounds, and have full-fledged laboratories well-equipped. It offers a full-time 3-year B.Com (Hons) program to the students. The department offers B.Com under 2 specializations i.e. Professional and Business Process Services. Infrastructure Manipal University offers the students, with various curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities happening all around the year.  The campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled and boasts of a large, 300+ PC Central Computing Facility, a well-equipped library, a Language lab facility, and have full-fledged laboratories well-equipped. Admission: The total fee of the program is 3.91 lakh.  The student must have passed the 10+2 examination with any recognized board with 50% marks Internship And Placement Statistics : Due to the boom in the Software industry, IT graduates are having good placements opportunities.  Students can pursue their career in different sectors of commerce that provides a platform for work opportunities in a range of financial service, banking, business industry, management, an entrepreneurial venture, law, hotel management, and the government service. The average salary offered to a B.Com graduate from Manipal University is 3 LPA. Some of the top recruiters are Accenture, Amazon, American Express, BirlsSoft, Bristlecone India, and many more. Over the last few years, the 2019 placement drive for B.Com (Hons) department had the highest placement rate, around 100%. World-class faculty The faculty of B.Com(Hons) at Manipal University is not only considered amongst the best within the country but also highly recognized for their achievements in the field of education and research.  Nearly all faculty members have doctorates and are well experienced in their field. Hence, B.Com (Hons) program at Manipal University is based on interdisciplinary education and research which results in a well-rounded a diverse, and brilliantly crafted Curriculum with International methodologies curriculum that helps students work opportunities in a range of financial service, banking, business industry, management, an entrepreneurial venture, law, hotel management, and the government service.Read more
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