BCom (Bachelor of Commerce) Top Recruiters, Jobs, Salary, Career Opportunities 2020-2021

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Content Writer | Updated on - Nov 8, 2021

BCom is the second most popular course in the commerce field. The average salary of a BCom graduate is INR 4.44 to 7 lakh. The industries in which a BCom graduate can work are Information Technology, BPO, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Banking, Consulting, etc.

The basic eligibility to go ahead with the course is to have a qualifying degree of higher secondary level from any recognized board. With an average cost of study ranging from INR 10,000 to 50,000, admission to BCom is generally offered on the basis of merit.

However some Universities like Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, etc. conduct their own entrances as well.

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After successfully getting this degree, one can explore the service sectors in positions of Accountant, Tax Consultant, Account Executive, Commodity Trader, Bookkeeper, Actuary, etc.

Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters offering high paid jobs to these degree holders are tabulated below

Accenture Wipro
Capgemini Cognizant
TCS Amazon
Genpact Flipkart
Ernst & Young Deloitte

The graph below shows the salary offered to BCom graduates by some of the popular companies:

Salaries Offered By Different Companies

Source: Payscale

BCom Jobs

Apart from studying further and doing a job in the field of Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretaryship, there are many other job options that you can select as per your choice and skills.

So, below we have described some of those BCom jobs:

Job Roles Job Description Average Salary  (INR) Highest Salary (INR)
Tax Consultant It is known to be one of the most lucrative options because taxation is a kind of field that affects everyone. So, here also the demand is really high. 5 Lakhs 9.23 Lakhs
Auditor An auditor holds a very important position in a company as he/she basically keeps a check upon the financial statements and accounting ledger of the different companies. 4.61 Lakhs 10 Lakhs
Stock Broker It is known to be one of the most interesting career options for commerce graduates.  If you have a keen interest in the management of stock, securities market, finance, mathematics then you should for this job profile. What all you have to do is do a short certification course in this field and you are good to go. 3.93 Lakhs 8.11 Lakhs
Export-Import Manager During graduation, you will also be trained in this field. All the companies which deal in the export and import of goods will definitely require an export-import manager. You can join at an entry-level position in a company and then soon you will attract excellent pay in this field. 2.44 Lakhs 6.50 Lakhs
Accountant After the completion of the BCom course, it is one of the most ideal and common choices made by a BCom graduate. One other advantage of going for this course is that accountants are required in every company due to which they need for accountants. The initial payment will be less but gradually you will have a hike in your pay package. 2.48 Lakhs 5.08 Lakhs
Finance Consultant The financial future of a company is planned by a financial consultant. They basically tell about the profitable investments and other beneficial plannings that are required in a company. 10.03 Lakhs 20 Lakhs
Banker A BCom graduate can easily get a job in the bank by cracking their entrance exam. You can either go for a public sector bank or a private sector bank. 3.61 Lakhs 8 Lakhs
Insurance Consultant An insurance consultant is quite similar to the finance consultant. One minor difference between the two is that an insurance consultant generally plans about backup plans if any accidental disaster occurs. 3 Lakhs 5  Lakhs

So, there are numerous jobs for BCom freshers as well as experienced. If you are technically sound and you have skills and knowledge, then you can definitely grab a good job.

Career Options After BCom

Most of the students are opting for BCom nowadays because of the wide variety of career options available after doing this course.  BCom helps in building an excellent foundation in the core commerce subjects like accounts, costing, law, and taxation. Now comes the point of what you want to do after completing your BCom course.

It will purely depend on your skills and interest in a particular field. You can make your choice on the basis of which subject do you love the most, in the industries like Financial Planning, Accounting, Equity Research, Capital Market, Stock MArkets, etc.

If you want to grab a better job, then you should go for further study i.e. a postgraduate course. This will not only widen your career opportunities but will be an addition to your skills and knowledge.

Which Academic Courses Can be Done After BCom?

  • MBA: If you want to do business or you want to do a managerial role in a company then MBA is a perfect fit for you. But your career will surely depend upon the credibility of the college you are studying in. It is a 2-Year program and a most sought after course. You will get numerous networking as well as job opportunities.
  • Masters in Applied Economics: If you are someone who is fond of economics and want to take it further then you can also go for a Masters in Applied Economics. This course is all about economics and specializations in the area of management and finance.  
  • Master of Commerce: After BCom, most of the students opt for MCom. It is like the advanced version of BCom in which you will do the systematic study of the core commerce subjects.
  • Masters in Finance or Accountancy: If you want to study finance or accounting further then you can go for this course. The technical aspects of finance and quantitative methods will be taught. The duration will be around 1-2 years.

Which Professional Courses Can be Done After BCom?

  • Company Secretary (CS): If you are interested in becoming the executive secretary to MD (Managing Director) or CEO (Chief Executive Officer) then you should opt for this course. It comes up with immense potential and job opportunities. 
  • Chartered Accountant (CA): ICAI (Chartered Accountants of India) conducts this course and it basically has 3 levels: CPT, IPCC, and CA Final. If you completed your BCom then you can directly appear for the IPCC level.
  • Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI): It is basically a cost accounting course. After completing this course, you can work as a chief accountant, Financial Controller, Cost Controller, etc. Here also there are 3 levels- foundation, intermediate and final courses. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA): If you want to experience the competence in the field of Accountancy and that too all around the world, then go for this course. The duration of this course is 1 year and it is highly regarded as an international course and will also open various career opportunities in the field of accounting and CFO positions.

Accounts Related Courses that Can be Done After BCom

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants: ACCA is known to be one of the world’s leading organizations. It is growing at such a fast pace that most of the students are preferring this course. It consists of around 14 exams and the duration of this course is around 2 years.
  • Business Accounting and Taxation (BAT): If you want to have hands-on experience in Accounting and Taxation then you must opt for this course. The duration of this course is 1 year and you will get a job in the field of taxation and accounting.
  • Cost Accounting: The overall budget, cost, and profitability of various products, activities, and services come under the domain of cost accounting. You will get to explore concepts like planning a profit, cost management, pricing, cost variance analysis and many more.

Finance Related Courses

After BCom, some of the popular finance courses are Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Modelling and Financial Risk Management (FRM). Banking and Insurance related courses are also there like Certified Bank Manager Program, Diploma in Banking and Financial Services, Post Graduate Diploma in Banking, Personal Insurance Course, etc.

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So, there are numerous BCom job opportunities and it all depends upon your skills and interest that which career option suits you the best.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] : 41 answered questions

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Ques. Which college should I choose for a B.Com. Ramjas, Kirori Mal or Khalsa?

● Top Answer By Anil Tigga on 08 Nov 21

Ans. You can opt between Ramjas College and Kirori Mal College (KMC) as they both are better than Khalsa. They are known for their reputed faculties, active societies and a good and appropriate atmosphere.  You can opt for any one based on your personal choice or the guidance provided. Both Ramjas and KMC receive similar placement offers.  Categories B.Com at Ramjas College B.Com at KMC Course Fee INR 43,485 INR 37,035 Placement Percentage 70% 70-80% Highest CTC 19.5 LPA 7-12 LPA Average CTC 5 LPA 4-5 LPA Recruiting Companies DE Shaw, BCG, KPMG, TresVista, etc. E&Y, Deloitte, PwC, Byju's, etc. Choose the one that suits your requirements, like location preference, etc. because ultimately it is your interest and dedication towards the college and the subject that matters.Read more
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Ques. Is it better to study B.Com from an average DU college like Shyam Lal, or Sri Aurobindo (Evening), or study for a BBA in IB from Amity University?

● Top Answer By Kiran Chugh on 03 Nov 21

Ans. It’s better to prefer DU regular colleges given the choice. Course-wise, choosing B.Com over BBA is better, unless you are particularly interested in doing BBA. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose DU for your degree. Other colleges charge reasonably higher tuition fees compared to DU, especially for courses like BBA. If you are taking admission to a regular DU college try to engage in different activities. Join societies, clubs, etc. It will help you in the long run. In DU colleges, you will get enough time to do internships for work experiences. This will definitely look better on your CV. If you are a graduate from DU, then you will get certain advantages over Non-DU candidates, in job interviews. If you want to study CA, CS, etc. along with your degree, then it is better to do a B.Com. Since the B.Com syllabus will have more subjects related to CA, CS, CWA, etc. You can also easily prepare for other competitive exams, without your college timing being an issue.  Considering all these factors, doing B.Com from a regular DU college will be better than doing BBA from Amity University. Read more
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Ques. Which among the following would make the best choice for B.Com Honours - Kalindi College, Aryabhatta College, or Shyamlal College?

● Top Answer By Janvi Bhambri on 29 Oct 21

Ans. Compared to Aryabhatta College and Shyamlal College, Kalindi College is better, in terms of academics. Here are some of the things that you should know about Kalindi College. The faculties are well-experienced and supportive. Kalindi College recently got NAAC A grade accreditation. As it is a girl’s college, classes are conducted regularly. Other than academics the facilities offered at Kalindi are average at best. The food available at the canteen is not that great. There is no common room.  Recently the university had an infrastructural maneuver. The infrastructure has improved. There is a new hostel, a new amphitheater, new academic block, etc. Kalindi boasts of various societies like Dramatic Society - RAQS, Fashionista, Debating Society, etc. It has an active placement cell. They regularly organize seminars and placement drives. Some of the popular recruiting companies that visit the campus dive are Kodak Mahindra, HCL, Accenture, etc. Around 70% of students get placed and the average CTC offered at the institute is 3-4 LPA. Considering the above factors it’s safe to say that Kalindi is the best option.Read more
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Ques. Which is better for a B.Com, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College or JMC?

● Top Answer By Sagar Pandey on 29 Oct 21

Ans. Both colleges belong to the same league. However, for a B.Com degree, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College is better. It has a better faculty base for Commerce. It also offers better gender diversity. Although JMC has good faculty for B.Com, it’s not better than SBSC. JMC has a vast campus but there are not many hangout places or food joints, etc. Overall, SBSC is definitely a better option for doing B.Com. Read more
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Ques. How do I score good marks in a B.Com. at the Rajasthan University?

● Top Answer By Mohit Sarohi on 29 Oct 21

Ans. One of my friends studied at Rajasthan University. Let me share some of the things he used to do to prepare for scoring good marks. Though the question pattern has changed, it is necessary to go through the previous year’s question papers. It is quite impossible to read every book thoroughly, that is why learning from the previous year’s question papers will be beneficial. For practicals start practicing from the unit of the book which you find comparatively easier and interesting. Try and pay attention to every lecture being conducted in the classes. For the 20 marks questions, try writing 7-8 pages, as it will fetch you better marks. Make sure you use points instead of paragraphs. Finally, try to remain calm in stressful situations. Confidently answer your questions. While writing, do not repeat the same things over and over, maintain a tidy answer sheet and you will be good to go.Read more
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