A Bachelor of Commerce, abbreviated as B.Com is an undergraduate degree in commerce and related subjects. The course is designed to provide students with a wide range of managerial skills and understanding in streams like finance, accounting, taxation and management.
BCom or Bachelor of Commerce is a three-year undergraduate course imparted in regular as well as distance education mode. BCom is the second most popular undergraduate course in the Commerce branch. Under BCom, there are three most popular courses, namely BCom or BCom-General, BCom (Honours) and BCom LLB. The BCom or BCom-General is also referred to as BCom-Pass by many universities.
In the BCom course, candidates are taught core subjects related to commerce and finance. In the three-year duration, the candidates are given options to choose from a few elective subjects too. The programme is usually spread over six semesters during which the student is taught topics like financial accounting, corporate tax, economics, company law, auditing, business management, etc.
BCom is the best option for students who want to make a career in commerce, accounting, finance, banking and insurance. BCom is also ideal for those who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting and Company Secretaryship.