Top Degree Courses You Should Go After 12th Commerce

Top Degree Courses You Should Go After 12th Commerce

Once you finish your class 12th exam it is necessary to choose and plan out what are the career options after class 12th Commerce. As commerce is a branch focused on the financial activities of any individual or any organization. Nowadays commerce is a bit underrated due to the increase in demand for engineering and medicine. Everyone wants their child to either be an engineer or a doctor and that has suppressed the importance and benefits of other fields and commerce is one of them. Engineering field may get saturated but commerce has a vast variety of career options that will be required all the time.  

The commerce courses in class 12th are segregated mainly as per the specific interest of the individual. We have provided a list of courses in commerce after 12th. It may help you to choose your degree course as per one’s interest. 

 Most common courses for a commerce student after 12th are Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com), Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelors in Economics, Chartered Accountant, Cost, and Management Accountant etc.

If you have a question like how to become a financial expert in an organization? or how to manage the capital of any organisation? then studying commerce is your option but don’t worry Shelar Academy is here to make you familiar with the offerings of these courses before selecting one. 

List of top courses after 12th commerce is given below, 

Bachelors of Management Studies (BMS)

If one wants to learn how to successfully run or manage business after class 12th and which course to select to learn about managing business then BMS is one of the options. Mainly, the course is divided into 6 semesters. Each semester will have both internals and externals. You will have to go through various business workshops. Subjects will mainly focus on almost everything related to the business, for example- Accountancy, Human Resources, Business Analysis, Computer Studies, etc. BMS degree has many scopes in the company administration and operations also in project management, HR management and development, customer management, and on… 

Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com)

B.Com mainly focuses on the commercial activities of a business. It teaches you about concepts like Accounts, Financial concepts, and theories, communication chains, business laws, etc.

B.Com in Banking & Finance

If one wants to make a career in banking industry then B.COM in Banking & Finance course is perfect as it covers all the aspects of BFSI industry such as Banking, Banking Law, Insurance Law, Insurance Risk & Insurance Regulations, Accounting, etc. After a degree in B.Com Banking & Finance, one can opt for careers such as Auditor, Analyst, Equity Manager, Wealth Manager, Account Manager, Stockbroker, Market Analyst, etc.

B.Com in Accounting & Finance (BAF)

Those who wish to prepare for competitive exams and banking exams or want to make a career in Chartered Accountancy or Company Secretaryship must opt for B.Com in Accounting. The course includes the Indian Financial System and Financial Market Operation, Financial Management, Cost & Management Accounting, Business Mathematics & Statistics, Economics, Principles of Marketing, Financial Accounting and Business Regulatory Framework.

B.Com in Tourism & Travel Management

B.Com in Tourism & Travel Management is specific to the Tourism industry. This course trains students in theoretical and practical aspects of the industry. Apart from business operation and other core commerce subjects, the students are taught financial relevance of tourism, impact on the world economy, environmental laws and regulations, customer-care and servicing, international travel laws, and tourism management.

Bachelors of Economics

This course focuses on various economic concepts. Under this course, you can learn about various economical formulas, fundamentals, policies, and types. You will be trained for important factors which can affect your economic planning in negative or positive ways. Bachelors of Economics will also shed some light on topics like Microeconomics, Macro Economics, Per Capita Income, International Trade etc. Scope of BA in economics are Finance and Budget Analyst, Banker, Market Analyst, Economist, Business or Economic writer/Journalist, Investment Administrator and Analyst

Chartered Accounts (CA) – Mostly done along with B.Com

If you always had a question like how to become a CA in India? then this information can help you. CA is a dream course every commerce student wants to attempt. ICAI is the organization that provides the certification for CA. To become a CA, you need to clear various steps like CPT, IPCC, and Final Exam. Also, 3 years of the Article internship is mandatory. The course will include papers like Accounts, Business Law, Direct and Indirect tax laws, Corporate and allied laws, etc. Scope of CA is tax advisor, consultant, Financial Controllers, Finance Managers, Financial Advisers or Directors, and others related to financial management. 

Company Secretary (CS) – Mostly done along with B.Com

For any company to function properly, a company secretary is needed! And to become a C.S, one has to appear for Company Secretaryship course and clear the exams associated with the course. ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India) is the Institute that has been tasked by the Government to conduct the course as well as examination!

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

ICWAI used to offer the CWA course. The name of ICWAI’s course has been changed now. It is now known by the name of CMA. CMA stands for Certified Management Accountant. This course, Chartered Accountancy and CS course have a few common elements present in them! CMA course has three levels – Foundation, Intermediate and Final. 12th standard passed students may take the first step- Foundation level and start CMA course. Coming to course duration, it depends on your aptitude. Generally, this course can be completed within 2-3 years. CMA professionals are recruited by various industries

Other Courses

If you want to pursue something you love, you can go to various other courses as well. 

  • Bachelors in Fashion Designing
  • Bachelors in Hotel Management
  • Bachelors in Mass Communication
  • Bachelors in Literature
  • Bachelors in Human Resources
  • As you can see, a commerce background has plenty of opportunities than science or mathematics. All you have to do is stay dedicated to your goal and work for it. Attempting specializations like CA is not an easy task, If you go for it, make sure you want to do it. Your choice of choosing a perfect course should not be random. If you’re serious about whatever you want to do, then there must be some measuring aspects you should consider before making the final call. For example, you should choose your area of interest, you should choose the course as per the time duration you can spend on that etc. Taking up any career just because all your friends took won’t help you for long and if you are confused what you should opt for then technology has advanced a lot, do your research or talk to an expert. Remember whatever you decide, make sure you will give your 100% and be the master in the subject. 

    If this article was helpful and if you want to know more about any specific course or need any guidance then please feel free to contact Shelar Academy team.

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