B Com (General)

B.Com stands for Bachelor of Commerce which is a three-year undergraduate program. B Com subjects impart Analytical skills, Financial Literacy, Business Acumen, Business Laws, Taxation knowledge, etc., aiming to prepare the student job in Banking, Accounting, Insurance, and Finance. 

During the 3-year B.Com degree, the aspirants will learn about the general business principles, and at the same time, study core commerce subjects such as finance, economics, accounting, actuarial studies, business management, etc. The minimum required eligibility for B.Com courses is 50% marks in class 12 or equivalent examination. The B Com course is the most popular and sought-after course by commerce students.  The B.Com Syllabus focuses on subjects such as Taxation, Economics, Accounts etc

Why Should You Study B.Com?

  • Prepares students for Entrepreneurship and Employment: A B.Com degree prepares graduates for the Corporate world as well as Entrepreneurship unlike any other Bachelor courses. The course provides business and financial knowledge to adapt in the professional world.
  • Vast Job domains: Bachelor of Commerce graduates have a variety of opportunities to work in sectors such as Banks and Capital Management, Accounting Firms, Investment Banking, Budget Planning etc.
  • Higher salary packages: According to PayScale India, the average salary earned by B.Com graduates is INR 2.5 to 4 lakh per annum. The entry-level salary for B.Com graduates is INR 2.5 to 3 lakh per annum.
  • Higher Studies: B.Com provides a base to pursue higher education to enhance their skills and have the opportunity to earn more by opting courses like CA, CS, CMA, MBA etc. These courses will help to move further up in the hierarchy. 

Who Should Study B.Com?

  • Bachelor of Commerce, as any other courses, should be chosen carefully by the candidates to achieve the desired result. 
  • Bachelor of Commerce is the stepping stone for candidates who want to pursue and excel in the Management or the commerce field. 
  • B.Com will impart the basic knowledge of the MCom course curricular, thus making it a perfect choice for MCom aspirants. 
  • Over the years, the demand for Bachelor of Commerce candidates has gone up in both government and private job sectors.

Students have plenty of B.Com jobs in government as well as private sectors to choose from provided that they are not limited to careers in accounts and finance. Popular job profiles after B.Com include – Accountant, Account Executive, Tax Consultant, Bookkeeper, etc.

Career Opportunities for B Com Freshers

  • Chartered Accountant.
  • Company Secretary.
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst.
  • Business Accounting and Taxation.
  • US Certified Public Accounting.
  • Financial Risk Manager.
  • Accounting and Auditing.
  • Tax Advisory Services.
  • Financial Services.
  • Commercial Banking.
  • International Banking.
  • Insurance Services.
  • Telecommunication Services and BPO’s.
  • Manufacturing Services.