Your love for numbers can lead you to the commerce as a career option. Finance, Accountancy, Economics, Statistics are some areas which could be your destination after opting the commerce as a career. After completing 10+2 in commerce, there is much to explore in the area of economy, finance, Data Management, Business Management, etc.
There are two ways to go for commerce as subject, i.e. with or without mathematics. However, there is no dearth of careers in both the ways.
After 10+2 in commerce, the courses which can be opted with or without mathematic, are:
These all are graduation level courses which to the specific career in the chosen field:
Professional courses After 10+2:
Courses at the Postgraduate level:
There are many professional courses, A commerce graduate can go for:
Career option available for a commerce candidate: This is the small list for a commerce student after completing his / her education:
These are only few named designation after yoor graduation or postgraduation education :
And this list does not end here, there are many career options which need only graduation as a qualification, like:
Just to summarize with all the career opportunity here is the table below:
|Name of the Course||Duration||Eligibility||About the Course|
|B.Com (Hons.)||3 years||
10+2 with any stream
Candidates must have secured at least 50% marks in Class 12.
|This is probably one of the most popular courses amongst commerce aspirants. The course allows you to specialise in a specific domain of commerce.|
|B.A (Hons.) Business Economics/ B.Com.(with specialisation in Business Economics)||3 years||
10+2 with English and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Candidates must have secured at least 55% marks in class 12 board exams.
|These courses are not directly related to commerce but have a great scope in the field of business and financial management.|
|B.Com (Pass)||3 years||
10+2 with any streamCut-offs for this course might range from 80% to 95% depending on the university/ college.
|B.Com (Pass) is a good option if you were not able to secure good marks in class 12 board exams and want to pursue an UG commerce programme. The course focuses on an overview of the field of commerce.|
|B.A. Economics||3 years||
10+2 with any streamCandidates must have studied Mathematics, Economics and Accounts (for some colleges)
|This programme covers all the basic concepts of economics to prepare you for higher studies in the field. Doing an MBA in Finance of M.A in Economics can be a great option thereafter.|
|B.A Hons (English)||3 years||
10+2 with any stream with English as a compulsory subject.Many institutes may conduct their own entrance exam for admission to this course.
|English being a versatile subject can be very beneficial if you want jobs in the media, entertainment as well as teaching sector.|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||3 years||
10+2 with any stream with Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects.Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in 10+2.
|BBA can be a very beneficial programme for business and management aspirants. You can strengthen your qualification by pursuing MBA after completing the programme.|
|Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)||3 years||
10+2 with any stream.
Minimum 50%. Aggregate in class 12 board exams.Institutes may also conduct entrance exams for admission to this course.
|A BCA degree will enable you to enter the IT world and pursue high-paying jobs in consulting as well as Information Technology domains.|
|Bachelor's in Accounting and Finance (BAF)||3 years||
10+2 with minimum 50% marks in any of the streams.Students must have studied Accounts and Finance in Class 12.
|BAF is a programme that focuses on subjects like tax, auditing, cost accounting, business law, and economics. The course offers great scope in the finance and accounting fields.|
|Bachelor's of Financial Markets (BFM)||3 years||
10+2 with any stream.Candidates who have studied Mathematics and economics are given a higher preference.
|If you are interested in the stock market then this is the course that you must pursue. The course focuses on subjects like debt markets, risk management, equity markets, microeconomics, mutual funds, investment and security markets.|
|Bachelors in Banking and Insurance (BBI)||3 years||10+2 with minimum 50% marks in any of the streams.||Banking and finance aspirants can pursue this course. An MBA in Finance after this course can improve employability chances.|
|Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI)||Depends on examinations||Students from all streams can apply after passing 10+2.||The institute being a professional account body checks your proficiency through various examinations in the field of cost accountancy. The certificates provided by the institute opens up great opportunities in the accounting management domain.|
|B.Sc (H) Statistics/ B.Stat (Hons)||3 years||
Students must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks.Students must have studied Mathematics till class 12.
|This is yet another course that can prove to be beneficial if you aspire to work in the stock market.|
|CS (Company Secretary)||2 years and one month||
10+2 with any stream.Foundation Program for Company Secretary.
|Company Secretary can be a great opportunity to work in the corporate environments. You will have to clear the exams conducted by the organising authority.|
|Mass Communication/ Journalism||
Certificate: 6 months or 1 year
Diploma: 2 yearsDegree: 3 years
10+2 with any stream.Candidates must have studied English till class 12.
|This is a great course if you want to enter the entertainment media or advertising world. There are great opportunities in creative agencies, news agencies, etc. after pursuing this course.|
Diploma: 2 yearsDegree: 3 years
|10+2 with any stream and English as a compulsory subject.||French, German, Chinese and Spanish are some of the popular languages that you can pursue. These languages also offer some bright opportunities overseas.|
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So with this long list, you can see that the world is wide open for you. You can just find to your interest and go along. All the best for the future!!!