B.Com (Hons.) - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular / Distance / Part-time| Avg. Fees: 50,000 / Year

6607 courses | 4284 colleges

About B.Com (Hons.)

B.Com (Hons.) is a field-oriented programme and focus on preparing the candidate for the industry. It is one of the traditional commerce courses. However, the course allows students to pick specializations in the final year of the programme to provide direction to candidates in the field where they plan to seek jobs.

B.Com (Hons.) is a business-oriented programme that imparts education regarding business, taxation accounting and other related subjects. The course is very beneficial for candidates who seek careers in the business management and business sector. Pursuing management programmes after this course helps in securing brilliant salary packages.

Popular Specialisations:

  • B.Com in Accounts and Finance
  • B.Com in Investment Management
  • B.Com in Economics
  • B.Com in Banking and Insurance
  • B.Com in Taxation
  • B.Com in Marketing
  • B.Com in Human Resources

B.Com (Hons.) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 45% to 60%

B.Com Hons. Admission Process:

Admission to B.Com Hons. Programmes are done on the basis of merit in class 12 board exams. Candidates can apply for these courses after passing class 12 exams.

Few of the colleges and universities conduct admission on the basis of their own entrance exams apart from the marks in class 12 exams. Following are some of the popular B.Com entrance exams:

  • BHU UET B.Com
  • Christ University B.Com Exam
  • IPU CET B.com Hons. Exam
  • JUET - Jammu University Entrance Test -B.Com (Hons.)

B.Com (Hons.) Syllabus

First Year:

Major Indian Language


Business Regulatory Framework

Principle and Practice of Management and Business

Communicative English


Financial Accounting – 1




Second Year:

Information Technology and its Application in Business

Cost and Management Accounting – 1

Financial Accounting – 2


Principles of Marketing

Direct and Indirect Taxation


Third Year:

Elective Group: Accounting and Finance

Elective Group: Marketing

Elective Group: Taxation

Elective Group: Computer Application and e-business

Financial Accounting

Consumer Behaviour and Sales Management

Direct Tax: Laws and Practices

Fundamentals of Computers

Environmental Studies

Retail Management and Marketing of Services

Text Planning and Procedures

Computer Applications and Business Application

Financial Management

Product and Price Management and Rural Marketing

Indirect Tax: Laws and Practices

Data Computation and Networking and Financial e-business

Cost and Management Accounting

Environmental Studies

Text Planning and Procedures

Environmental Studies

Career Options and Job Prospects

Commerce is a broad sector and there are various job options after completing the B.Com Hons. Programme. Graduates can seek jobs in banks, business consultancies, foreign trade centres, Investment firms, policy planning bodies, educational institutes, etc. Following are some of the job profiles that B.Com graduates can seek:

  • Auditor
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Business Consultant
  • Finance Manager
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Stock Broker

Salary packages after pursuing B.Com (Hons.) depend on the university from which the student is graduating as well as communication skills. Since this course is closely related to business, it is essential that candidates are good at networking and communicating. Salaries in this field can vary from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh per annum. Gaining experience and pursuing masters can brighten the salary scope.