Course Profile: B.Com (Honours)

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Here’s all the information you might be looking for about the B.Com (Honours) course.

  • What is the course about?

B.Com (Honours) or Bachelor of Commerce is a highly demanded course, especially by commerce students. It trains students about various aspects of business and finance.

Some of the core papers offered by University of Delhi (DU) for this course are Financial Accounting, Business Law, Corporate Law, Income Tax Law and Practice, Auditing and Corporate Governance, etc. Among various others, the electives include Banking and Insurance, Fundamentals of Investment, International Business, and Corporate Tax Planning.

  • What are some top colleges for this course?

 Many DU colleges are famous for their B.Com courses. Among these are, Shri Ram College of Commerce, Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Hindu College, Hansraj College, Ramjas College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Jesus and Mary College, Sri Venkateswara College and SGTB Khalsa College.

  • What are some good career options?

 Students of B.Com (Honours) have multiple career options that they can pursue later on. A lot of the students go on to become Chartered Accountants (CA), or Company Secretaries (CS), or study M.Com or MBA. Many others take up banking jobs or become accountants, auditors or financial analysts and get employed in investment banking, mutual funds, legal firms, finance companies, and the public sector.

Many Indian and foreign institutes offer certifications that are considered highly valuable. Among these are Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and others.

Some go on to study law and get into the field of corporate law. Yet others can pursue civil services, academia or financial journalism. Hence, there is no dearth of options for a B.Com student.

  • Are there any notable alumni?

 A glimpse of the many famous people who studied B.Com Hons at Delhi University as youngsters include:

  • AK Sikri, Former Supreme Court Judge
  • Arun Jaitley, Former Union Minister and lawyer
  • S. Bassi, Former Commissioner of Police of Delhi
  • Naveen Jindal, Industrialist and former Member of Parliament
  • What do students say about this course?

 According to Aradhita Tuli, a first-year B.Com student at SRCC, “B.Com (Honours) is a course with a vast variety of subjects from business-related laws to taxation. It coincides with the syllabus prescribed for CA (exams). It has an interesting and understanding-based syllabus.”


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