Bachelor of Commerce (Honors)

B.Com (Hons.) is a field-oriented programme that focuses on preparing students for the industry. This undergraduate degree is one of the traditional commerce courses. The difference between simple B.Com and B.Com (Hons.) programme is that in this course, students get to pick a specialisation of their interest and then proceed with that elective in the final year of the course. The course allows students to choose professions in the last year of the programme to provide direction to candidates to seek jobs.

B.Com (Hons.) is a business-oriented programme that imparts education regarding business, taxation accounting, marketing and other related subjects. The course is very beneficial for candidates seeking a career in the business management and business sector—pursuing management programmes after this course helps secure brilliant salary packages.



Course Eligibility Duration
B. Com (Hons) Class 10 + 2 Merit and/or Entrance Exam
Students must have studied and passed in any one of the subjects viz, Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics or Mathematics at an intermediate level.
3 years
M.Com(Hons)/M.Com/MBA B. Com (Hons) Merit and/or Entrance Exam 2 years
Ph.D. / Doctorate Course M.Com(Hons)/M.Com/MBA+ Entrance Exam+ PI 3-5 years

Entrance exam   

Undergraduate Entrance

  • BHU UET (Banaras Hindu University - Undergraduate Entrance Test)
  • Christ University B.Com Exam
  • IPU CET Hons. Exam
  • NPAT
  • Lucknow University BCom (Hons) Entrance Examination

Graduate Entrance

  • PESSAT M.Com Hons exam
  • Christ University B.Com Exam
  • Allahabad University Postgraduate Admission Test
  • ANU PGCET (Acharya Nagarjuna University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test)
  • CAT (Common Entrance Test)
  • XAT (Xaviers Admission Test)
  • MAT (Management Aptitude Test)
  • SNAP (Symbiosis National Aptitude Test)

Undergraduate Courses    

  • 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

Postgraduate/Professional Courses    

  • M. Com (General)
  • M. Com (Hons)
  • MBA
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  • Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM)
  • Master of Business Management (MBM)


    Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR Ten thousand to INR One lakh per year.

Skills Required   

  • Numeracy skills

  • Accounting skills

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Management skills

  • Communication skills

Career Options   

The following are the opportunities available for Bachelor in Commerce in various fields:

B.Com. Options
  • Accountant: The main job of an Accountant is to perform financial calculations for the best benefits of tax and business.
  • Auditor: Auditor checks the authenticity and accuracy of business records.
  • Tax Consultant: It is known to be one of the most lucrative options because taxation is a kind of field that affects everyone. So, here also the demand is high.
  • Stock Broker: It is known to be one of the most interesting career options for commerce graduates. If you have a keen interest in the management of stock, securities market, finance, mathematics then you should for this job profile. What all you have to do is do a short certification course in this field and you are good to go.
  • Bank Manager: Bank Manager is responsible for the full functioning of the bank, from addressing the employed, public, and checking all the work is going on as per the policies set.
  • Financial Consultant: They usually work with clients and advise them on investment and other financial services that will help them in maintaining their finances.

Popular colleges offering the course   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


A qualified B.Com. Graduate can get employment opportunities in following areas:

  • HDFC Bank

  • ICICI Bank

  • SBI Bank

  • PwC

  • LIC

  • KPMG

  • New India Assurance

  • United India Insurance

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.