Master of Commerce (M.Com) - Course Overview

Duration: 2.0 yrs | Mode: Regular / Distance / Part-time| Avg. Fees: 10,000 / Year

1845 courses | 1838 colleges

About Master of Commerce (M.Com)

Master of Commerce (M.Com) is a postgraduate program/ master’s degree course which offers knowledge about commerce, finance, management, accounting and economics.

M.Com is one of the popular course in India as it offers business and management knowledge essential for the smooth functioning of businesses and companies. It is one step further than a bachelors degree in commerce that prepares individuals for a successful career in corporate and finance sector.

M.Com courses consist of both electives and core programs. The core courses are mostly related to fundamental concepts of accounting, business and management, imparting specific knowledge and skill sets. The method of teaching includes classroom study, discussions, lectures, seminars, case studies, internship and group projects.

Master of Commerce (M.Com) Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
  • Minimum Marks Required: 50%

M.Com Admission Process:

  • Most of the universities have direct admissions as their admission criteria like Delhi University.
  • Usually, students with a B.Com degree are given direct admission into M.Com course.
  • Some of the institutes also conduct entrance tests such as Christ University, Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce etc.

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

Career Options and Job Prospects

Most of the candidates after pursuing B.Com opt for M.Com as both of them combined together serve as a great career choice. Students keen for higher studies can also go for MBA, D.Com - Doctor of Commerce, LLB, DBA - Doctor of Business Administration etc. After successfully completion of M.Com aspirants can find jobs both in 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 is between Rs. 2.5 lakh to Rs. 3.5 lakh. Most of the time salary packages largely depend upon the factors like professional experience, a sector 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.