B. Com Honours: Eligibility, Colleges, Scope… and more

B. Com Honours: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is a three- years degree course which is the most pursued graduation course in the field of commerce, accounting, taxation, economics, financial management, etc. In terms of B. Com honours scope, the opportunities are enormous. Students from finance and accountancy backgrounds are highly in demand in big companies, corporate agencies, MNCs, etc. Apart from this, B. Com (Hons) is also the option for a career in management, teaching, advertising, journalism, mass communication, law, design, public sector, etc. Public Sector Undertakings are one of the good options where one can find various suitable jobs for B. Com (Hons) graduates.

From 2022 onwards, according to the central policy 45 central and many other (state, private, and deemed) universities will be taking UG admissions on the basis of the CUET scorecard of the candidates. Though the B.Com. Honours eligibility criteria might vary from college to college. In this article, let's learn more about the B. Com honours eligibility, top colleges, and career scope in detail.

B. Com honours eligibility criteria

To seek admission to a UG course the candidate has to apply and write the CUET. The admission will solely be based on the CUET score. To fill out the CUET application form, candidates have to meet the B. Com honours eligibility criteria, that is to have Commerce in classes 11 and 12 with Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Maths and English as main subjects.

  • The minimum cut-off marks or any other eligibility criteria during admission might vary from university to university. For that students are advised to follow the respective university websites.

For detailed information regarding various commerce courses after 12th, the eligibility criteria, and career options, check the tab below.

Courses after 12th commerce

B. Com Honours Colleges

Check the top colleges/universities in India offering various B. Com honours programs:


Admission Process

Hindu College, Delhi

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Hansraj College, Delhi

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SRCC Delhi

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Kirori Mal College, Delhi

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B. Com honours scope & Career options

The career options after completion of a B. Com honours courses are diverse, and one can earn up to INR 6-8 LPA as a fresher in a big company or financial consultant. The opportunities are enormous in both private and government sectors across sectors such as finance, economics, banks, and corporate. The course does not just provide the required standard knowledge to make a career in the finance field. It also helps in the training of many certification courses such as CA, CFA, CMA, CFP, etc.

After completing B. Com Hons, students can prepare and earn these certification courses based on their interest, which shall help them to set their career in India or even Abroad:

Certified Course


Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

For the global career option this course is the best option. CMA is offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA, and offers a lot of career prospects. The Average Salary is around INR 5-20 LPA.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA is one of the fastest-growing organizations that is particularly aimed at accountants in the world. After joining ACCA, students have great career prospects in India and all over the world, and a salary of around INR 6-16 LPA, and above.

Financial Risk Manager (FRM)

If you are interested in risk management, then you should pursue FRM. It is a globally recognized certification for finance and banking professionals by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA). The average salary can be around INR 10-17 LPA.

Public Accounting (CPA)

US certified Public Accountant is one of the highest certifications that you can earn in the US, which can help you to uplift your career globally. The average salary can be around INR 7-20 LPA.

Chartered Financial Accountant (CFA)

CFA is one of the most respected and difficult courses to qualify for globally. It is one of the best certification courses out there. Students are required to qualify for three levels of examinations in order to officially work as a CFA. The average expected salary of around INR 4-25 LPA.

Students can have many opportunities after completing their Bachelor of Commerce degree. Students get good placement directly through their colleges in reputed finance companies, consultancies, MNCs, and other sectors. To get into one of the famous colleges for pursuing a B. Com Honours course, you will have to write and qualify for the CUET.

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