BCom or Bachelor of Commerce is a three-year undergraduate degree programme imparted in full time as well as distance education mode. B.Com is the most sought after course under the commerce stream as maximum commerce students tend to enrol into a B.Com course at the UG level. Coming to the choice of UG course under commerce, students have BCom and BCom (Honours) as two options.The primary focus of the BCom degree course is to impart education across commerce and finance subjects. Candidates can even choose elective subjects during this three-year degree course. Three years of the BCom degree is divided into six semesters with topics including financial accounting, corporate tax, economics, company law, auditing, business management, etc.
BCom marks as the gateway to a career in commerce, finance, accounting, banking and insurance. Some B.Com students also consider the course as Plan B while preparing for Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting and Company Secretaryship. After completing BCom, students can pursue a career in management, teaching, advertising, journalism, mass communication, law, design, etc. The average starting salary of a BCom graduate is Rs 3 lakh and upwards.