BCom Honours: Eligibility, Admission Process, Top Colleges, Scope & Career Options

BCom (H) or 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 career, the opportunities are huge. Students from finance and accountancy backgrounds are highly in demand in big companies, corporate companies, MNCs, etc. Apart from this, BCom (H) 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 BCom (H) graduates.

The admission process for B.Com. (Honours) vary from college to college. Several colleges accept the CUET score/10+2 merit basis to provide admissions for the BCom (Honours) course. Let's know more about the course eligibility, admission process and career scope in this article.

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Check below, the eligibility criteria for the BCom Honours course:

  • The candidate must have Commerce in classes 11 and 12 with Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics, Maths and English as main subjects.
  • The minimum cut off marks criteria is subject to each college/university's admission criteria for that year.

The minimum cut off marks are set for each academic session based on various factors, like the total percentage of candidates passing in Commerce inboards, the highest score in Commerce, the average score in commerce, minimum cut off marks of the previous year, etc.

B.Com Honours Admission Process

Various known universities like Delhi University, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, etc, accept the candidate based on their performance in the CUET examination which will be conducted by the NTA.

BCom (Honours) Top Colleges

Check the top colleges/universities in India for Commerce offering BCom (Hons):


Admission Process

Hindu College, Delhi

Cut Off by affiliated colleges, CUET

Hansraj College, Delhi

Merit-Based, CUET

SRCC Delhi


Kirori Mal College, Delhi


BCom Honours Scope & Career Options

The career options after the BCom Honours course completion 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 huge in both private and government sectors across sectors such as finance, economics, banks, and corporate. BCom Honours 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 BCom Hons, students can prepare and earn these certification courses based on their interest, which shall help them to set their career in India or 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 for 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, that 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 (Hons.) degree. Students get good placement through the colleges in reputed finance companies, consultancies, MNCs and other sectors. To get into one of the famous colleges for pursuing a BCom Honours course, you will have to qualify for the CUET exam. We are here to help you understand the CUET exam by offering our online programs.  Click here to explore our CUET Online programs:

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