B.Com – Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce, which is also known as B.Com is an undergraduate degree in Commerce. The Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree can be obtained in a number of areas of study and the course is of three years duration.

Streams of B.Com: The candidates who are desirous of pursuing B.Com can specialize in any of the following subjects:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Taxation
  • Economics
  • Business Economics
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Computer Application
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Secretaryship
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Management Information Systems

Eligibility Criteria for B.Com: To apply for this course, the candidates have to pass their higher secondary examinations in the 10+2 format. Admissions to the various commerce colleges are usually granted to the candidates on the basis of their performance in the qualifying examinations. Some institutes however select students on the basis of entrance examinations that are conducted by the institutes themselves.

Top B.Com Colleges in India

The list of top colleges offering Bachelor of Commerce in India has been provided below:

  • Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi
  • Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, Kolkata
  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Management & Commerce, Hyderabad
  • Symbiosis, Pune
  • Christ College, Bangalore
  • Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai
  • St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
  • St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
  • Presidency College, Chennai
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore
  • K. J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai
  • HL College of Commerce, Ahmedabad
  • H.A. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad
  • K P B Hinduja College of Commerce, Mumbai
  • R.A. Poddar College, Mumbai
  • Hans Raj College, Delhi
  • Sydenham College, Mumbai
  • Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
  • Jesus & Mary College, Delhi
  • Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata
  • Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College, Kolkata
  • Lala Lajpat Rai College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai
  • Maharshi Dayanand College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai
  • Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai
  • Stella Maris College, Chennai
  • Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, Pune
  • Presidency College, Chennai
  • Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • Poona College of Arts Science & Commerce, Pune
  • Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune
  • Delhi College of Arts & Commerce, Delhi
  • Kirori Mal College, Delhi
  • Shri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi
  • Daulat Ram College, Delhi
  • Gargi College, New Delhi
  • Government Arts & Commerce College, Indore
  • Lucknow Christian Degree College, Lucknow
  • R.G. Kedia College of Commerce, Hyderabad
  • AV College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Hyderabad
  • Indian Institute of Management & Commerce, Hyderabad
  • Nizam College, Hyderabad
  • Badruka College of Commerce, Hyderabad

Career Prospects after B.Com: After the successful completion of the course, the candidates can either opt for a Master’s degree or apply for an MBA course. Bachelors of Commerce will also be able to find lucrative job opportunities as financial investment analysts, stock brokers, bank clerks, equity research analysts, and property managers.