Courses After 12th Commerce: Eligibility, Career & Scope

Published: | May 26, 2018
Courses After 12th Commerce: Eligibility, Career & Scope
  • Following are the courses after 12th commerce which you can consider while applying for colleges.
  • If you perform well in the Board Exams 2018, your chances brighten to making it to the top commerce colleges in India.

Studying commerce in class 12 can prove to be very advantageous while picking courses for colleges as there is a huge list of courses available. Now that the CBSE 12th results 2018 are out, you can assess your chances of making it to the top commerce colleges in India in a course after 12th commerce of your choice. Also check the list of CBSE Toppers 2018 here.

You will have the option of picking traditional commerce courses after 12th as well as courses that are not strictly related to the field such as languages and arts. If you have pursued commerce in Class 12 then following are the courses you can consider while applying for colleges.

Courses after 12th Commerce:

Name of the Course Duration Eligibility About the Course List of Colleges
B.Com (Hons.) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream
  • Candidates must have secured at least 50% marks in Class 12.
This is probably one of the most popular courses amongst commerce aspirants. The course allows you to specialize in a specific domain of commerce. B.Com (H) Colleges in India
B.A (Hons.) Business Economics/ B.Com.(with specialization in Business Economics) 3 years
  • 10+2 with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates must have secured at least 55% marks in class 12 board exams.
These courses are not directly related to commerce but have a great scope in the field of business and financial management. Business Economics Colleges in India
B.Com (Pass) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream
  • Cut-offs for this course might range from 80% to 95% depending on the university/ college.
B.Com (Pass) is a good option if you were not able to secure good marks in class 12 board exams and want to pursue a UG commerce programme. The course focuses on an overview of the field of commerce. B.Com (Pass) Colleges in India
B.A. Economics 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream
  • Candidates must have studied Mathematics, Economics and Accounts (for some colleges)
This programme covers all the basic concepts of economics to prepare you for higher studies in the field. Doing an MBA in Finance of M.A in Economics can be a great option thereafter. B.A. Economics Colleges in India
B.A Hons (English) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream with English as a compulsory subject.
  • Many institutes may conduct their own entrance exam for admission to this course.
English being a versatile subject can be very beneficial if you want jobs in the media, entertainment as well as teaching sector. B.A. English (Hons) Colleges in India
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream with Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2.
BBA can be a very beneficial programme for business and management aspirants. You can strengthen your qualification by pursuing MBA after completing the programme. BBA Colleges in India
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream.
  • Minimum 50%. Aggregate in class 12 board exams.
  • Institutes may also conduct entrance exams for admission to this course.
A BCA degree will enable you to enter the IT world and pursue high-paying jobs in consulting as well as Information Technology domains. BCA Colleges in India
Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (BAF) 3 years
  • 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in any of the streams.
  • Students must have studied Accounts and Finance in Class 12.
BAF is a programme that focuses on subjects like tax, auditing, cost accounting, business law, and economics. The course offers great scope in the finance and accounting fields. BAF Colleges in India
Bachelor of Financial Markets (BFM) 3 years
  • 10+2 with any stream
  • Candidates who have studied Mathematics and economics are given a higher preference.
If you are interested in the stock market then this is the course that you must pursue. The course focuses on subjects like debt markets, risk management, equity markets, microeconomics, mutual funds, investment and security markets. BFM Colleges in India
Bachelors in Banking and Insurance (BBI) 3 years
  • 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in any of the streams.
Banking and finance aspirants can pursue this course. An MBA in Finance after this course can improve employability chances. BBI Colleges in India
Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) Depends on examinations
  • Students from all streams can apply after passing 10+2.
The institute is a professional account body that checks your proficiency through various examinations in the field of cost accountancy. The certificates provided by the institute opens up great opportunities in the accounting management domain. -
B.Sc (H) Statistics/ B.Stat (Hons) 3 years
  • Students must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks.
  • Students must have studied Mathematics till class 12.
This is yet another course that can prove to be beneficial if you aspire to work in the stock market. Statistics Colleges in India
CS (Company Secretary) 2 years and one month
  • 10+2 with any stream.
  • Foundation Program for Company Secretary.
Company Secretary can be a great opportunity to work in the corporate environments. You will have to clear the exams conducted by the organising authority. -
Mass Communication/ Journalism

Certificate: 6 months or 1 year

Diploma: 2 years

Degree: 3 years

  • 10+2 with any stream.
  • Candidates must have studied English till class 12.
This is a great course if you want to enter the entertainment media or advertising world. There are great opportunities in creative agencies, news agencies, etc. after pursuing this course. Mass Comm Colleges in India
Language Courses

Diploma: 2 years

Degree: 3 years

  • 10+2 with any stream and English as a compulsory subject.
French, German, Chinese and Spanish are some of the popular languages that you can pursue. These languages also offer some bright opportunities overseas.

Also Read: Career Prospects & Government Jobs Opportunities after Pursuing Economics

You can apply for either of the courses mentioned above if you pass 12 board examinations this year. Apply only for the good colleges that have been accredited by the UGC or other regulatory bodies.

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