B.Com Honours is a type of B.Com Degree course with a subject as a major. Most students apply for majors in accountancy. B.Com Honours is also a 3 year UG Degree course in the field of commerce, covering subjects such as Accounting, Taxation, Economics, Financial Management, etc.
Nomenclature and course curriculum is the major difference between B.Com Honours and Bachelor of Commerce.
Most of the students prefer to pursue B.Com Honours program as it helps to prepare for certification exams such as Chartered Accountancy (CA) and other certifications side by side or afterwards.
B Com (H) or Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is one of the most popular undergraduate degree programmes among Commerce stream students. There are three most popular courses under Commerce, namely BCom, BCom (H) and BCom LLB. Candidates who wish to pursue higher studies and career in accounting and commerce or banking, finance and insurance, take up B Com and B Com (H) courses at UG level. Those who plan to take up a career in law opt for B Com LLB.
B Com is also referred to as B Com-General or B Com-Pass. This program is a three-year degree course which is not subject specific and the candidate can choose a combination of subjects apart from the few core subjects. In B Com (H), the same courses are taught extensively along with a specialization which makes it a more popular option among students. Unlike technical and vocational courses, B Com (H) is offered at almost all the universities and its affiliated colleges across the country in regular as well as distance education mode.
Apart from accounting & commerce and banking, finance & insurance, B Com (H) is the best course option for a career in management, teaching, advertising, journalism, mass communication, law, design, public sector, etc. B Com (H) is the ideal choice for CA and CS aspirants.
B Com and B Com Honours both are courses from the same academic stream and the subjects taught are same in both. However, in the B Com course no specialization is offered in the final year while in B Com Honours course candidates can choose from a range of specializations including economics, taxation, finance, banking, insurance, trading, etc.
After completing B Com Honours course candidates can opt for jobs such as Accountant, Business Executive, Accounts Manager, Tax Consultant, Financial Analyst, Financial Consultant, Account Executive, Business Consultant, Sales Executive, Business Development Executive, etc.
What jobs can you get with a BCom Honours degree?
These jobs include:
- Cost Accountant.
- Tax Consultant.
- Company Secretary.
- Sales Analyst.
- Investment Banker.
- Financial Analyst.
- Stock Broker.
- Chartered Accountant.
Chartered Accountancy (CA) · Certified Management Accountant (CMA) · Chartered Financial Accountant (CFA) · Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
- Investment Banker
- Development Executive
- Tax Consultant
- Business Analyst
- Accounts Executive
- Finance Manager
- Financial Risk Manager
- Operations Manager
- Chartered Accountant
- Business Development Manager