Top Courses after 12th Commerce

By: Udit Trivedi on 2022-06-23 04:39:33

 

Choosing a stream that includes all of the desirable subjects is a critical step in a student's life. Even after choosing the desired subjects, the stress of studying for board examinations is intense. With the fear in the minds of the children of not meeting their parents' expectations, not getting into their preferred college, or not getting into Tier-1 or Tier-2 colleges, the pressure is immense. 

While searching for the right college, many children are still confused as to which course to pursue. Hence, it is important to plan out different courses according to the course syllabus, skills required, eligibility and possible careers. 

Courses after 12th commerce

Students who are keen to learn about management, business, accounting, and finance can apply for multiple courses after 12th commerce. Commerce is a vast area with several employment prospects for students. Here is a list of commerce courses to pursue :

 

S.No

List of courses after 12th

Course Duration

Course Eligibility 

Avg. Starting Salary (INR)

1

Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA)

3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate

INR 3.5 LPA- 5.5 LPA

2

Bachelor of Law (LLB)

3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate, CLAT, ACLAT or LASAT 

INR 4.2 LPA- 5.11 LPA

3

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate

INR 3 LPA- 10 LPA

4

Cost of Management Accountant (CMA) 

3 years

Graduation in any discipline other than Fine Arts / Passed Foundation of ICSI/Intermediate of ICAI

INR 3.4 LPA- 7 LPA

5

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

6 months-2 years

The basic criteria for CFP eligibility is passing class 10+2 from a recognised board

INR 4.1 LPA- 10 LPA

6

Company Secretary (CS)

3 years

10+2, CSEET and clearing the Executive program

 INR 5 LPA- 12 LPA

7

Chartered Accountant (CA)

5 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate

INR 7 LPA- 15 LPA

8

Bachelor of Economics

3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate

INR 2 LPA- 8.9 LPA

9

Journalism and Mass communication

1-3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate

INR 5 LPA- 6.7 LPA

10

Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Markets (BFM)

3 years

10+2 with a minimum 60% aggregate 

INR 4.2 LPA- 6.6 LPA

 

While there are multiple career options after 12th, Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) and Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) are the most popular programmes for students in the Commerce stream. 

These courses are primarily divided as B.Com- Honours and General and BBA- Honours and General. They are further divided into different specialisations. For example, B.Com in Accounting, B.Com in Statistics,  BBA in Banking and Insurance, BBA in Digital Marketing, etc. While Accountancy, Business Studies, and Economics are required topics in the Commerce programme, Mathematics is optional. 

Thus, the Commerce stream may be divided into two groups:

  1. Commerce with Maths
  2. Commerce without Maths

 

Top Colleges in India for Commerce students (Without Maths)

 

S.No

College Name

Location

1

Sri Ram College of Commerce 

Delhi

2

Christ University

Bangalore

3

Symbiosis International University 

Pune

4

Chandigarh University

Chandigarh

5

Xavier's School of Commerce

Mumbai

6

MIT World Peace University

Pune

7

Lovely Professional University

Punjab

8

Alliance University

Bangalore

 

Top Commerce Colleges in India (Commerce with Maths)

 

S.No

College Name

Location

1

Sri Ram College of Commerce

Delhi

2

Hindu College

Delhi

3

Shaheed Bhagat Singh College of Commerce

Delhi

4

Hansraj College

Delhi

5

Loyola College

Chennai

6

MCC

            Chennai

7

Christ University

Bangalore

8

Ramjas College

Delhi

9

Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics

Mumbai

10

Mithibai College of Arts

Mumbai

 

Job Prospects after 12th commerce

 

Different courses provide different job opportunities. Here is a list of courses and their future job prospects:

 

S.No

Courses

Job Opportunities

1

B.Com

Accountant, Financial Analyst, Account Executive, Jr Accountant, Business Executive

2

BBA

Humans Resource Executive, Marketing Manager, Marketing Executive, Operations Team Leader, Sales Executive

3

Bachelors Of Management

Quality Specialist, Business Development Manager, Assistant Manager, HR Executive

4

Bachelors In Business Studies

Research Analyst, Sales Coordinator, Marketing Executive, Marketing Manager

5

CA

Tax Consultancy, General And Financial Management, Auditing, Investment Banking

6

Certified Financial Planner

Investment Planning, Advance Financial Planning, Tax Planning and Estate Planning, Risk Analysis

7

CS/ Cost and Management Accountant

Finance Director, Managing Director, Cost Controller, Chief Auditor, Cost Accountant

 

 

Short-term Courses after Class 12 commerce

 

If you're searching for a short-term education, there are a variety of 6 month courses available after class 12th. Here are some of the greatest six-month courses for business students:

  • Banking Certificate
  • Accounting Certificate
  • E-commerce certification
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Marketing Banking and Financial Services 
  • Certificates in the Stock Market
  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Disaster Management Certificate
  • Library and Information Sciences Certificate
  • Rural Development Certificate

 

FAQ's

Q1) What are the best courses after 12th commerce?

Ans. Commerce field gives you the advantage of exploring multiple fields with no restrictions. 

Hence, the best options to choose after 12th commerce:

  • BA in Humanities & Social Sciences
  • BA in Arts (Fine/Visual/Performing)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • B.Des in Animation
  • BBA LLB
  • BA LLB
  • B.Des in Design
  • B.Sc in Travel
  • B.Sc in Design
  • BHM in Hospitality
  • Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM)
  • BA in Hotel Management

Q2) What is the eligibility criteria for the CA Foundation exams?

Ans. The CA Foundation test is open to candidates who are in Class 12 or have already passed the examinations. The CA Foundation test is open to candidates who have completed Class 12 with a minimum of 50% marks.

Q3) What is the eligibility criteria for B.Com?

Ans. Candidates must pass a higher secondary certificate examination or a 10+2 level examination in any subject from a recognised state/national board to join the B.Cm program.

Q4) What is B. Com course duration?

Ans. It is a three-year Bachelor's degree that is broken down into three sections:

Part I-First Year of B. Com

Part II-Second Year of B. Com

Part III-Third Year of B. Com

Q5) What skills are required to excel in commerce?

Ans. These are the following skills required to study courses after 12th commerce:

  •  English writing and communication skills
  • Computing skills
  • Documentation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • IT skills
  • Management and Organisation skills
  • Analytical skills