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Master of Commerce (M.Com)

Updated By Diksha Nautiyal on 25 Nov, 2020

Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
10 K-1 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
Study Mode
Regular,Part-time,Distance Learning

About Master of Commerce (M.Com)

The Master of Commerce (M.Com) is a 2-year postgraduate or master’s degree course offered in commerce colleges across India, designed to enhance one's skill and knowledge on commerce, finance, management, accounting and economics, and other related areas. Being a PG degree, M.Com in India is designed to ensure that the students receive in-depth knowledge and understanding of the various aspects of commerce and banking.

Across India, M.Com has been one of the popular options for B.Com and B.Com (Hons) graduates in India as it offers an enhanced knowledge of business and management, which is essential for the smooth functioning of businesses and organisations. Through its extensive curriculum in the field of commerce, banking, finance, marketing, management, etc, the course is able to pave a path for future researchers, teachers, and professors.

M.Com colleges in India offer a unique curriculum that allows the students to choose a blend of core and elective courses, thus ensuring that each graduate is uniquely trained in different areas, making them more desirable to recruiters. While the ore subjects will extensively train them in areas such as business, accounting, and specialisation-specific training. Aspirants will be allowed to choose a specialisation along with their M.Com degree, which would make them specialists in the field of Commerce.

M.Com Course Highlights

Check out the course highlights for M.Com in India.

Course NameMaster of Commerce
Short NameM.Com




2 Years

Annual Course Fee

?10,000 - ?1,00,000

Average Initial Salary

?3,00,000 - ?5,50,000 LPA

Exam Type


Minimum Academic Requirement

10+2 in Science

Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement

50% or More

Selection Process

University-Level Entrance Exam or Merit-based

Employment Areas

Government and Private Sectors, National Banks, Railways, Income Tax, Private Banks

Master of Commerce (M.Com) Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with a valid B.Com or B.Com (Hons) degree, obtained from a recognised university or Institute are eligible.
  • They must also ensure that they have secured a minimum aggregate score of 50% in the qualifying exam.
  • The pass percentage for admission to the M.Com course may vary from college to college.

M.Com Admission Process

Admission to the M.Com course is either done on the basis of merit or on the basis of entrance exam conducted by university/institute:

Merit Admissions:

Most M.Com colleges in India offer admissions to aspirants based on their merit for the course. candidates will be shortlisted for the course on the basis of them satisfying the M.Com eligibility criteria as specified by the college in concern.

Entrance Exam Admissions:

 In some of the universities admission to the M.Com course is done on the basis of the entrance exam. Universities such as Christ University, Delhi University, Amity University conduct entrance exams. Those candidates who qualify the entrance test will be eligible for M.Com admissions in the respective college.

Master of Commerce (M.Com) Syllabus

First Year:

Accounting for Managerial Decisions

Strategic Management


Commercial Bank Management

Management Concepts

Oragnization Behaviour

Corporate Legal Environment

Financial Markets

International Finance


Second Year:

Corporate Tax Planning

International Finance

Corporate Financial Accounting

Economics of Global Trade & Finance

Investment Management

Research Methodology in Commerce

Statistical Analysis

Marketing Management

Computer Applications in Business

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Master of Commerce (M.Com) Career Options and Job Prospects

After graduating from B.Com, many students opt for M.Com as the combination of the two degrees results in an enhanced resume for the candidate. B.Com students keen for higher studies can also go for MBA, LLB, and much more. After successfully completion of M.Com aspirants can find jobs both in the government and the private sector. Some of the top recruiting companies for M.Com graduates are:

  • YES Bank
  • Nestle India
  • Cadbury India
  • State Bank of India
  • Railway Recruitment Board
  • Canara Bank
  • Snapdeal
  • Asian Paints India

The average starting salary of a fresher can range between Rs. 3 lakhs to Rs. 5.5 lakhs. Most of the time salary packages largely depend upon different factors like professional experience, the area of employment and position held. Here’s a list of popular job profiles for M.Com graduates:

  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Audit Officer
  • School Teacher
  • Account Executive
  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operation Manager

With adequate professional experience, candidates can also look for jobs in Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited for posts like Accounts Assistant, Senior Accounts Executive etc. for better salary packages and positions.

However, many of the graduates who choose to pursue M.Com, choose to do so in order to pursue a Junior Research Fellowship and attempt the UGC NET. The career opportunities in research and teaching increase after graduating from M.Com and clearing the examinations.

Questions Related to M.Com Course

I have to take admission in through merit basis so is there any chances of getting admission in private college?

-ayush srivastavaUpdated on September 28, 2020 02:00 PM
  • 1 Answer
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

If you want to take M.Com admission via merit base, you should consider applying to the following ...


What Is the fee structure for M.COM ?

-Dixali lodhiyaUpdated on July 01, 2020 03:30 PM
  • 1 Answer
Cyril Titus Zachariah, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

The Shri JH Bhalodia Women's College Rajkot has not released any official statement regarding the fee structure for ...


What are the dates for M.Com admission and form filling?

-Diksha aroraUpdated on June 23, 2020 02:35 PM
  • 1 Answer
Simran Saini, CollegeDekho Expert


The application forms for M.Com admissions at National PG Lucknow have been released and the last date to ...


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FAQs about Master of Commerce

I want admission in Master of Commerce (M.Com). Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Telangana Common Post Graduate Entrance Test , Central Universities Common Entrance Test , Delhi University Science , Calcutta University Entrance Exam , Delhi University Arts are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in Master of Commerce (M.Com) courses.

What are the top colleges offering Master of Commerce (M.Com) courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Commerce and Banking courses : M.O.P. Vaishnav College For Women (Chennai) , Narsee Monjee college of Commerce and Economics (Mumbai) , Sri Venkateswara College (New Delhi) , Mount Carmel College (Bangalore) , Delhi College of Arts & Commerce (New Delhi). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer Master of Commerce (M.Com) or not.

What is the average fee for the course Master of Commerce (M.Com) ?

The average fee for Master of Commerce (M.Com) is INR 50,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course Master of Commerce (M.Com) ?

Master of Commerce (M.Com) is a 2 year course.

What are the popular specializations related to Master of Commerce (M.Com) ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Com. (Master of Commerce) are : Cooperative Management , English , Principles and Practice of Accountancy , Stategic Management , International Marketing.

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