Full form of B.Com is Bachelor of Commerce. B.Com is three years degree course. B.Com can be done in regular mode or in correspondence mode. In India, this degree course is one of the most demanding and popular three-year degree courses. Students from commerce stream mostly opt for this course. Those who want to do some professional course or some sort of entrance preparation goes for doing B.Com in correspondence. Many popular courses come under B.Com.
Many students opt for B.Com general and those who want to do some specialization opt for B.Com LLB and B.Com honours. The subject in B.Com source mostly focuses on finance and commerce subjects. In 3-year B.Com course students can select some elective subjects also along with the main subjects. This 3-year degree course has a semester system in which students have to clear 6 semesters. In these six semesters, they are taught about cooperate tax, business management, financial accounting, economics, auditing, company law and so on. Eligibility criteria for the Students who want to get admission in B.Com is that they must be from commerce stream in 11 th and 12 th class with the subjects business studies, accountancy, economics, English and Mathematics (optional subject). The student should have scored minimum cutoff criteria asked by colleges to get admission, though cutoff criteria might be different in colleges. Some big colleges conduct entrance exams for giving admission in B.Com.
Some of the entrance exams are AMU Entrance Exam, Christ University Entrance Test, DUET, Jamia Milia Islamia Entrance Exam. Students who want to go in the field of banking accounting, commerce, insurance, chartered accountancy, CS, cost accounting choose B.Com after passing 12 th board.
Students who become B.Com degree holders get good options to go in various filed with a handsome salary package. As far as the future of B.Com student, it's not enough to do just B.Com. Most of the students opt for M.Com after B.Com. Post-graduation in finance or accounting or commerce is recommended. Some go for preparing for competitive exams to get jobs in government sectors.
Salary packages come for B.Com degree holder starts from INR 3 lakh per annum to an extended level. Those who want to do the job after B.Com can get jobs in banking, finance, commerce, insurance, HR and accounting at junior level in private as wells as public sectors. Some of the popular colleges for B.Com are Hansraj College Delhi, Sri Ram College of commerce Delhi, Hindu College Delhi, Christ University Bangalore, Loyola College Chennai, St. Xavier's college Kolkata and so on. Some top recruiters are LIC, ICICI, Citibank, SBI, Max Bupa etc.