B. Com. stands for Bachelor of Commerce. It is a 3 years long Graduation program. Usually, it is Commerce stream students who choose this course after 12th standard schooling. But technically, even Science as well as Arts stream students are eligible to pursue this course.
It is one of the oldest degrees offered by Colleges in India. Normally, it is a program that lasts 3 years. In the past, B. Com. used to be a general course, covering number of subjects, which were commonly related to commerce sector. Students had to select a combination of subjects that they had to then pursue. At present, the old B. Com. program is offered across Colleges in India. Along with it, newly introduced specialization programs are also being offered across many Indian Colleges. B. Com. program usually focuses on subjects like-Accounts, Mathematics and Economics. Nowadays, as I mentioned above, new B. Com. programs and specialization courses are also being offered. Some of the new programs are- B. Com. in Computer Application, B. Com. in Information Technology, B. Com. in E Commerce etc.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND SCOPE
B. Com. graduates are eligible to apply for a number of Government as well as Private sector jobs. The discipline in which one specializes also determines the type of job that one could land after graduation. The better the area of specialization, the better the salary and career prospects will be!
Managerial, Accountancy and Auditing are some of the common job posts that B. Com. graduates may land in Private firms. Graduates will also be able to find clerical jobs in MNCs, Financial Institutions and other Organizations. Also, after going for further studies such as MBA, Law etc, students may build a rewarding career in those field also.