Like other streams, students from the commerce stream have the option of appearing for a number of entrance exams on completion of their Class XII. There are a number of examinations which the students of commerce can choose from.
On this page you will find information on some of the entrance exams for some courses that students of commerce can pursue after Class XII.
Integrated Company Secretaryship Course
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India announces Integrated Company Secretaryship Course for 2018 session. The student wanting to pursue the course for the Integrated Company Secretaryship after 10+2 or its equivalent has to clear three stages of examination which include the Foundation Programme, the Executive Programme and the Professional Programme. A student wanting to pursue the course after their graduation will only be undergoing the Executive Programme and the Professional Programme.
The Common Proficiency Test (CPT) 2018 is conducted by the Council of the Institute Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) which will lead to a person becoming a Chartered Accountant. ICAI will hold three levels of examinations; CPT (Common Proficiency Test), IPCC which is the Intermediate (Integrated Professional Competence) course and the final and three years of practical training under a practicing Chartered Accountant.
The Institute of Actuaries of India is the sole professional body of actuaries in India responsible for conducting Fellowship level examination leading to professional qualification of an actuary. An HSC passed, graduate, post graduate, Engineer, MBA, CA, ICWA etc with sound knowledge in Mathematics and Statistics can apply for the entry level examination. The admission for the Actuarial science course will be based on the merit scored in the entrance exam held by the various institutions. Actuarial science entrance exam, Institute of Actuaries of India entrance exam and Actuarial society of India entrance exam are all entrance exams conducted for Actuarial Courses.
Integrated MBA courses are offered by many universities in India. If you don’t get admission into a reputed institution, it may be better to do your graduation first. Work for a while to gain some practical experience and then try for an MBA from a really good B-school that offers excellent placement facilities. Integrated MBA not only enhances your business skill but also expertise in the desired field. Admission to some of the colleges offering Integrated MBA can be through JEE, NMAT, etc
Students who are interested in Finance and Accounts can opt for B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) after passing their 12th board examination. Graduates can opt for an M.Com (Finance and Accounts), MBA in Finance and Accounts or Master’s degree in Finance and Accounts. Therefore, Finance and Accounts Entrance tests will vary according to the course students wish to opt for.