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What is B.Com?

The Full form of B.Com is Bachelor of Commerce. B.com is a 3 years undergraduate education course in the subject of Commerce. In the course, students learn about Financial Planning, Management, Accounting, and many more.

After passing 12th with Commerce subject, Students are eligible for leading their career in this field. Regarding the choice of Under Graduate (UG) Course under Commerce, Students can join this Course in two ways. One is B.com General and the other is B.Com Honours.

BCom opens the first door for the student to leading their career in Advertising, Finance, Accountant, Journalism, Banking. By the way, Some B.Com students also consider the course as Plan B while preparing for Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting, and Company Secretaryship.


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What is B.com (Hons) Honours?

BCom (Honours) or  Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is one of the most popular undergraduate 3 Year degree Courses among undergraduate college students. Basically,  there are 3 most popular courses under Commerce, which are BCom General, BCom (H), and BCom LLB.

By taking BCom and BCom (Honours), Students can lead their career in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Marketing, and insurance Field. On the other hand, that student who are planning to go in Law, they can choose BCom LLB.

The average salary of BCom (H) Graduates Fresher is 3 Lakh and upward. But, it depends on various companies and your Practical skill and Knowledge.

Bachelor of Commerce/B.Com (Honours) Highlights


Course Level Graduation,
Course Duration 3 Year
Full name Bachelor of Commerce (Honourse)
Course Type Semester
Educational Eligibility  At Least 50% marks in 12th
Admission Process Rank and Merit based on Entrance Examination
Course Fees Around 60000 INR
Average Salary 3- 8 Lakh
Job Position Business Analyst, Business Development, Economist, Tax  Accountant, Finance Officer, Sales Analyst, Tax Broker



What are the eligibility criteria of BCom (Bachelor of Commerce)?

BCom provides most of the universities and colleges in India in both regular and distance education methods. So, here are the eligibility criteria for B.Com General: 

  • Candidate must learn Commerce in 11th and 12th classes including Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, Mathematics.
  • Candidates have to meet the minimum cut-off criteria for admission to the college.


What are the eligibility criteria of BCom Honour?

The initial eligibility criteria for BCom Honours admission are as follows:

  • At least 50% or equivalent in high school (Class 12) with Commerce subjects such as Mathematics, Business Studies, Accounting, and other subjects offered.
  • Students must complete high school from a recognized board.
  • The minimum cut-off mark criteria are subject to the admission criteria for each college/university’s own year.

The Board determines the total percentage of total candidates who have passed in Commerce, 

  • The highest score in Commerce,
  • The average score in Commerce
  • The minimum cut-off number for each academic session based on various factors, previous year, etc.


BCom/BCom(H) Entrance Exams


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BCom General Syllabus

BCom General Syllabus Semester 1

    • Accounts
    • Economics
    • Maths/ Computer
    • Computer Applications and IT
    • Business Communication
    • Environment and Public Health
    • English
    • Second language


BCom General Syllabus Semester 2

  • Accounts
  • Computers
  • Economics
  • Maths
  • Management
  • General Awareness 1 & 2

BCom General Syllabus Semester 3

  • Income Tax Laws
  • Microeconomics-I
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Corporate Accounting-I
  • Indian Economy


BCom General Syllabus Semester 4


  • Corporate accounting-II
  • The Indian banking system and central banking
  • Basics of cost accounting labor
  • Overheads SPL
  • Elements of company Law-II
  • Managerial communication
  • Macroeconomics-II


BCom General Syllabus Semester 5


  • Cost accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Banking & Financial systems
  • Income Tax
  • Entrepreneurship


BCom General Syllabus Semester 6

  • Advance accounting paper 2
  • BCom Indirect Taxes paper 2
  • Contemporary Indian economicsIssue and policies
  • Marketing Management
  • Mercantile Law-II


BCom(Hons) Syllabus

The syllabus has compulsory core subjects and students can select a few optional subjects from the list of alternative courses offered by the University or college. 


Semester 1 Semester 2  Semester 3
Business Organization and Management Business Statistics Business Mathematics
Micro Economics I Micro Economics II Micro Economics III
Financial Accounting Part 1 Financial Accounting Part 2 Financial Accounting Part 3
Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-A Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-B Fundamental of Computer & Information System: Part-C
Business Laws Corporate Laws Marketing Principles



Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6
Income-Tax Law & Practice Management Accounting International Business
Cost Accounting Auditing Business Business Communication
Corporate Accounting Financial Management Ethics
Human Resource Management E-Commerce, Investing in Stock Market Project Work
Performance & Policies in Indian Economy Elective Course (Any One) Elective Course (Any One)


BCom (Honours) Elective Courses

  • Financial Markets & Services
  • Compensation Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Advertising & Personal Selling
  • Consumer Relation & Customer Care
  • Business Data Processing
  • Business Tax Procedure & Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Businesses
  • Fundamentals of Investment



BCom and BCom(Honours) Job Profiles & Average Salary

Profile Average Salary of BCom General (Annual Basis) Average Salary of BCom Honours (Annual Basis)
Accountant Rs 2 lakh  Rs 2 lakh 
Jr Accountant Rs 1.75 lakh  Rs 1.75 lakh 
Business Executive Rs 3 lakh  Rs 3 lakh 
Tax Consultant Rs 4.5 lakh Rs 4.5 lakh
Accounts Manager Rs 5.8 lakh  Rs 5.8 lakh 
Account Executive Rs 2- 2.5 lakh Rs 2.5 lakh
Financial Consultant Rs 4-5 lakh  Rs 5 lakh 
Financial Analyst Rs 3.7 lakh Rs 3.7 lakh
Business Consultant Rs 8-9 lakh Rs 3.7 lakh


Trending FAQ B.Com  Questions


What is the open elective subject in B.com?

An Open Elective Subject also known for Optional Subject.  You have a choice about which variant subjects you can study in BCom. In the Final Semester of BCom, Student can a chance to choose an Open Elective Subject

What are the Books of 2nd Semester of BCom?

  • Financial Accounting
  • Company Law
  • Business Economics


Is there it possible to take admission for 2nd year B.com to a different state?

In the second year of the B.Com course, you can transfer from one college to another but you have to continue studying in the same university. If you want to get admission in any other university, it is not possible.

Who are the top recruiters for BCom passed Graduates?

  • SBI
  • LIC
  • KPMG
  • Citibank 
  • Deloitte
  • New India Assurance



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