B.Com (Hons.)

Bachelor of Commerce, Honours (B.Com (Hons.))

Stream Commerce
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

BCom (H) or Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) is one of the most well-known college degree programs among Commerce stream students. There are two most famous courses under Commerce, to be specific BCom and BCom (Hons). Candidates who wish to pursue a career in accountancy and finance or banking, insurance, take up BCom and BCom (H) courses at UG level. The individuals who intend to take up a vocation in law decide on BCom LLB.

The main difference between BCom and BCom Honours is that BCom Hons. Is more rigorous, has more subjects and the students can choose a specialization in it.

BCom is likewise alluded to as BCom-General or BCom-Pass. This program is a general 3-year degree course which isn't subject explicit and the applicant can pick a mix of subjects separated from the couple of centre subjects. In BCom (H), similar courses are educated broadly alongside a specialization which makes it a progressively well-known choice among students.

Aside from accounting and banking, BCom (H) is the best course choice for students who want to take up careers in management, teaching, advertising, journalism, mass communication, law, design, public sector, etc. BCom (H) is the ideal choice for CA and CS aspirants.

Major Entrance Tests:

1. Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

2. Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU-CET)

3. National Test for Programs after Twelfth (NPAT) – For admission into the prestigious Narsee Monjee University.

4. Banaras Hindu University Entrance Test (BHU-UET)

5. Dayanand Sagar University Entrance Test (DSAT)


Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University), St Xavier’s College, Kolkata, Hansraj College (Delhi University), Hindu College (Delhi University), Kirorimal College (Delhi University), Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), (Delhi University), Loyola College, Chennai, Sri Venketeshwara College (Delhi University), Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (Delhi University), Christ University, Bangalore


A BCom Honours graduate can work as:

Business Analyst, Finance Officer, Sales Analyst, Junior Analyst, Tax Accountant, Stock Broker, Economist, Business Development Trainee etc.

The average compensation is around Rs. 3-4 Lakhs per annum.


The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing B.Com. (Hons) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognised board of the country.

A candidate should have completed Higher Secondary degree with accountancy, maths and English as core subjects and should have at least 50-55% of marks in his/her intermediate.