B.Com. Bachelor of Commerce

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Commerce refers to Transactions like sales and purchases, conducted
in order to supply commodities which are in the form of goods and services.

Bachelor of Commerce is an Undergraduate Academic Degree awarded for a course
or program in Commerce.� It is popularly known as B.Com. which is an
abbreviated form of the Commerce Degree. Bachelor of Commerce degree programs
generally last 3 to 4 years depending upon the country. In India, the duration
of Bachelor of Commerce Degree spans over a period of 3 years. A person seeking
the Science Degree needs to study 5 subjects. There are limited number of
combinations of subjects as compared to Arts stream. One can opt for various
combinations depending upon the availability of choices in various Institutes.
Bachelor of Commerce is considered the second option for those who are not that
good in Science and those who think that Arts Degree is of less importance as
compared to Commerce. So the students who are not able to make it in science
stream generally opt for Commerce as per the Indian Trend. Bachelor of Commerce
course is offered in many different disciplines to train candidates in a
particular field. The degree provides the students with a wide range of
managerial skills and competence in a particular area of Commerce. It equips
students with the knowledge of accounting principles, export and import laws,
economic policies and other aspects that impacts trade and business. Commerce
students can take up CA, CWA, CSS and other courses easily. There are novel
courses like foreign trade and advertising for those who want to do graduation.

Eligibility for B.Com. Degree

Students with 50% in H.S.C. examinations (10 + 2) from a recognised Education
Board with Science, Arts or Commerce stream can opt for Bachelor of Commerce.
Students who have studied Commerce in 10+2 are given preference over others.

Bachelor of Commerce Degree Subjects

  • Accountancy
  • Cost Account.
  • Statistics.
  • Management.
  • Human Resource.
  • Computer.
  • Economics.
  • English.
  • Law.
  • Marketing.
  • Finance.

Bachelor of Commerce Degree

  • B. Com - Advertising & Sales Management : In
    this program students are taught about the important aspects of Advertising
    and Sales Management. It is beneficial for students who want to work in
    marketing and advertising industry.
  • B. Com. - Computer Application :- In this
    program students are taught about computer application, software development
    and operating procedures, along with regular commerce subjects like
    accounts, economics, statistics, etc.
  • B. Com. - Foreign Trade : In this program
    students are taught about the foreign trade procedures and transactions,
    along with regular B. Com. subjects. It is beneficial for students who want
    to work in a company involved in import and /or export activities.
  • B. Com. - E-Commerce : In this program
    students are taught to effectively manage e-commerce business like online
    shops, or business portals along with technical and legal issues associated
    with it. It is beneficial for those students who have a knack for Commerce
    in the Electronic form.
  • B. Com. - Honours : B. Com (H) is an extensive
    form of General or Pass Course B. Com. Many colleges run these courses in
    semester system like in Engineering, MBA or other courses. Students are
    taught all the subjects in more detailed form than they are covered in
    normal B. Com. Besides students are allowed to choose one subject for
    specialization in their final year. For example one can opt for
    specialization in Accounts, Cost Account, Management, Computer, Economics or
    any other subject.
  • B. Com - Office Management : In this program
    students are taught about computer applications, office administration,
    communication skills, work ethics and corporate culture. It is beneficial
    for those students who are interested in managing an office.
  • B. Com - Tax Procedure : In this program
    students are taught tax procedures and essentials, along with other
    commercial subjects. It is beneficial for students who want to work in
    Accounts or Tax department of any company or those who want to start their
    own tax consultancy firm.

Who can and Who should pursue
Bachelor of Commerce Degree

Bachelor of Commerce is generally considered to be meant for people who are
not cut out into the black and white mould of Arts or Sciences. Bachelor of
Commerce degree specifically covers the general aspects of accounting and
business. Hence, only those students who are good in numerical ability i.e
simple calculations and students who have an analytical mind to interpret facts
and figures should go for this degree. Good Communication skills, patience and
confidence to handle responsibilities are other necessary skills needed to
pursue this course. Students who are weak in Maths should opt out of this field
as this field is heavily based on calculations.

Advantages or Benefits of Bachelor of
Commerce Degree

  • Many subjects up during B. Com courses provide employment or self
    employment opportunities with graduation itself.

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree holders have a High Employment Rate as there
    is no business which does not require a Manager or a Commerce Specialist to
    manage the financial aspects of their respective businesses. All the
    companies registered under the Companies Act, are required to get their
    accounts audited only by practising Chartered Accountants because of which
    accountants never run out of job.

  • A qualified Chartered Accountant also has the option of joining the
    Government Service, Public Sector undertakings or taking up a lucrative
    assignment in the private sector.

  • The study of Commerce provides a platform for work opportunities in a
    range of financial services, banking, business, industry, management,
    entrepreneurial ventures, law, hotel management and government services.

Bachelor of Commerce Jobs

As the businesses are expanding globally with the use of latest technology,
there is growing requirement for qualified and trained individuals to look after
day to day business operations successfully.

Employment Areas

  • Banks.
  • Budget Planning.
  • Business Consultancies.
  • Educational Institutes.
  • Foreign Trade.
  • Industrial Houses.
  • Inventory Control.
  • Investment Banking.
  • Marketing.
  • Merchant Banking.
  • Public Accounting Firms.
  • Working Capital Management.
  • Policy Planning.
  • Public Accounting Firms.
  • Treasury and Forex Department.

Job Types

  • Auditors.
  • Actuaries.
  • Book Keepers.
  • Budget Analysts.
  • Business Consultants.
  • Certified Public Accountant.
  • Chartered Management Accountant.
  • Chief Financial Officer.
  • Cost Estimators.
  • Entrepreneurship/Own Business.
  • Finance Managers.
  • Financial Analyst.
  • Human Resource Managers.
  • Investment Analysts.
  • Marketing Managers.
  • Personal Financial Advisor's.
  • Stock Brokers.
  • Teacher/lecturer.

B. Com Courses India

  • B.Com.
  • B.Com. (Accountancy)
  • B.Com. (Accounting & Taxation)
  • B.Com. (Accounting and
  • B.Com. (Actuarial Science)
  • B.Com. (Advanced Accountancy)
  • B.Com.
    (Advertising & Brand Management)
  • B.Com. (Applied Economics)
  • B.Com. (Banking
    & Finance)
  • B.Com. (Banking and Insurance)
  • B.Com. (Banking Management)
  • B.Com.
    (Business Administration)
  • B.Com. (Business Economics and Business
  • B.Com. (Business Economics)
  • B.Com. (Business Mathematics and
  • B.Com. (Commerce Specialisation)
  • B.Com. (Commercial Law)
  • B.Com.
    (Communicative English)
  • B.Com. (Computer Applications & Informatics)
  • B.Com.
    (Computer Applications)
  • B.Com. (Corporate Accountancy)
  • B.Com. (Corporate
    Affairs and Administration)
  • B.Com. (Corporate Secretaryship)
  • B.Com.
    (Customer Service Management)
  • B.Com. (e-commerce)
  • B.Com. (Electronic
  • B.Com. (Elements of Cost and Management Accounting)
  • B.Com.
    (Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication)
  • B.Com. (Executive
  • B.Com. (Export Import Management)
  • B.Com. (Financial
  • B.Com. (Financial Markets)
  • B.Com. (Financial Planning)
  • B.Com.
    (Foreign Trade Management)
  • B.Com. (Functional English)
  • B.Com. (Fundamentals
    of Auditing)
  • B.Com. (Garment Production & Export Management)
  • B.Com. (Hons.)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Accountancy)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance)
  • B.Com.
    (Hons.) (Banking and Insurance)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Computer Applications and
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Cost & Management Accounting)
  • B.Com. (Hons.)
    (Direct and Indirect Taxation)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Indian Financial System and
    Financial Market)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (International Accounting)
  • B.Com. (Hons.)
    (Marketing Management)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Marketing)
  • B.Com. (Hons.) (Taxation)
  • B.Com. (Human Resource Management)
  • B.Com. (Industrial Management)
  • B.Com.
    (Information Systems)
  • B.Com. (Information Technology and its Application in
  • B.Com. (Information Technology)
  • B.Com. (Insurance Management)
  • B.Com. (Jewellery Design & Technology)
  • B.Com. (Management and Marketing of
  • B.Com. (Management of Tourism Business)
  • B.Com. (Management
  • B.Com. (Marketing & Advertising)
  • B.Com. (Marketing and Retail
  • B.Com. (Marketing Management)
  • B.Com. (Marketing)
  • B.Com. (Money
    and Financial System)
  • B.Com. (Office Mgmt. & Secretarial Practice)
  • B.Com.
    (Principles and Practice of Accountancy)
  • B.Com. (Principles of Management)
  • B.Com. (Professional)
  • �B.Com. (Secretarial Practice)
  • �B.Com. (Statistics)
  • B.Com. (Supply Chain Management)
  • B.Com. (Tax Procedure and practice)
  • �B.Com.
  • �B.Com. (Tourism & Travel Mgmt.)
  • B.Com. (Tourism and Travel

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