Commerce Career Scope, Eligibility and Job Prospects

Duration: 3 years, Eligibility: 10+2, some college hold entrance exams as well, Job Profiles: Accounts Executive (fresher gets Rs 10,000/- to Rs 20,000/- plus incentives to begin), Finance officer, Cost accountant, administrative officer, business development officer

Commerce is a subject that has great applicability in the real world. If numbers excite you, this is a great option that is always in demand. You will acquire knowledge about business and trade, nature and fluctuations in market, economics basics, fiscal policies and industrial policies as well. The interdisciplinary range includes Accountancy, Business administration, E-commerce, Finance, Economics and Marketing

Course overview: The coursework is similar to a BBA but the focus on theory and business principles is more intense in the B.Com course. Mathematics and calculations is a large part of the course as well. A clear understanding of economics, accountancy, finance and marketing will be developed in the three years.

Job opportunities: Some available avenues are Banking and Finance, Auditing and Cost Accounting, Company Secretarial Practice and also Foreign Trade Practice and procedures. Salaries vary largely, dependent on the company and area of work