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B.COM Course Details

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What is B.COM?

B.Com or Bachelor of Commerce is a 3-year undergraduate degree program that provides a wide range of managerial skills and understanding in streams like finance, accounting, taxation, and management. B.Com is the second most popular undergraduate course in the Commerce branch.

After completion of, ample job opportunities are available both in public and private sector industries. Jobs for graduates involves knowledge of accounts, economics, and finance and various other jobs available are teaching jobs, government jobs (accounts officer, cashier, etc.), making books of accounts (accounting); filing of tax returns, auditing jobs (internal or external), preparing cost budgets and analyzing market trends, etc.

A fresher can earn an average of Rs.10,000 to Rs.25,000 per month and above according to the employment field. Or after completion of B.Com one can pursue: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Chartered Accountancy (CA), Company Secretary (CS), Master of Commerce (M.Com), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Business Accounting and Taxation (BAT), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), US Certified Public Accounting (CPA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Certified Financial Planner, Certificate in Investment Banking (CIB), Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), Digital Marketing, etc.

The tuition fee for is around Rs. 9,000 (taken consider of University of Calicut), The fee can vary according to the type of colleges whether it is aided or unaided (Government based or Private College based).

The eligibility for B.Com admission is a 50% score in 12th in commerce background. The minimum eligibility criteria can also vary for different colleges.

There are different types of Specialization in B.Com like Finance, Co-operation, Computer Application, Islamic Finance, Banking & Insurance, Travel & Tourism, etc.

Types of B.Com with their Core Courses in the area of Specialization (Under Calicut University):


  1. Financial Markets and Services
  2. Financial Management
  3. Fundamentals of Investments
  4. Financial Derivatives

Banking and Insurance

  1. Banking Services Management
  2. Insurance Management
  3. Foreign Exchange Management
  4. Risk Management and Insurance


  1. Co-operative Theory and Practice
  2. Legal Environment for Co-operatives
  3. International Co-operative Movement
  4. Co-operative Management and Administration

Computer Applications

  1. Computer Applications in Business
  2. Business Information Systems
  3. Office Automation Tools
  4. Computerized Accounting with Tally

Travel and Tourism

  1. Tourism Principles and Practices
  2. Tourism Product and Promotion
  3. Tourist Transport and Tour Operation
  4. Hospitality Management

Islamic Finance

  1. Introduction to Islamic Commercial Banking
  2. Fundamentals of Islamic Commercial Law
  3. Foundations of Islamic Accounting Theory and Practice
  4. Islamic Investment Funds and Insurance

Following are the list of Subjects under each Semester included in B.Com.

 Semester 1

  • Business Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Common Course I (English)
  • Common Course II (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 2

  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Common Course III (English)
  • Common Course IV (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 3

  • Basic Numerical Methods
  • Professional Business Skills
  • Business
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Human Resources Management

Semester 4

  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Cost Accounting
  • Corporate Regulations
  • Quantitative Techniques for Business

Semester 5

  • Accounting for Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Income Tax Law and Accounts
  • Course in Specialization
  • Course in Specialization

Semester 6

  • Income Tax and GST
  • Auditing and Corporate Governance
  • Course in Specialization
  • Course in Specialization
  • Core Project

About Common Course: In Semester 1&2 there two common course in English and a Second Language (Select as per your choice) along with Core Subjects.


About Project:During the final year students have to choose any topic areas from the subjects he/she has studied for doing project. The candidate shall prepare and submit a project report for evaluation. The duration of project work will be three weeks.

Download Calicut University B.COM Latest Syllabus

Course List

  • BCA
  • BA Multimedia
  • B.Sc Maths
  • B.Com Finance
  • BA English
  • BBA

FAQ's on B.COM Course

What is the difference between B.Com and BBA?

Both BBA and B.Com offers similar opportunities. But if the aspirants are interested in commerce and financial activities careers like CA, CS, CFA, CMA etc. after B.Com is best. And if aspirants are interested in managing and leading, BBA is better.

What Jobs do a B.Com graduate gets?

Some of the major jobs that a B.Com graduate can get are: Accounting and Auditing, Tax Advisory Services, Financial Services, Commercial Banking, International Banking, Insurance Services, Telecommunication Services and BPO’s, Manufacturing Services, Government Services, Other Sectors includes Automobile, Hospitality, Media, Information , Technology Services.

What are the types or specializations in B.Com?

Some of the core specialization types in B.Com are: Finance , Banking and Insurance, Co-operation , Computer Applications , Travel and Tourism, Islamic Finance, etc.

What is the scope and salary of a B.Com graduate?

After completion of Bcom, you can apply to any organization for the post of accountant. Every company requires an accountant to keep track of the profit and loss of their company. A B.Com graduate initially can earn Rs10,000 to Rs.30,000 and beyond with employment field and experience.

What to do after B.Com?

After completing B.Com one can opt for general accounting and finance jobs or pursue master level degree in MBA, CA, CS, M.Com, CFA, BAT, CMA, FRM, CPA, ACCA, CIB, B.Ed., CFP, etc.

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