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Importance of Commerce lies in the fact as it is a fundamental and independent branch or faculty in UG study besides Science, Engineering, Law and Medicine, and only third option after professional courses and science for most students. Indian economy is growing at a rapid pace and since service sector constitutes the largest chunk of India’s GDP, therefore there are ample career opportunities for Commerce graduates.

While pursuing a course in the field of commerce, one acquires the knowledge of business or trade, nature and fluctuations in market, basics of economics, fiscal policies, industrial policies etc. The concept of commerce consists of a wide range of interdisciplinary branches including Accountancy, Business Administration, E-Commerce, Finance, Economics and Marketing.

If You Choose Commerce , You will be studying subjects like Economics, Accountancy, Book-Keeping, Secretarial Practice, Mathematics, Commerce, etc.

Educational Avenues in Commerce :

After completing Class 12 (with Commerce), one can pursue Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) or Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), both three-year full-time programs. Commerce comprises a wide range of interdisciplinary branches such as accountancy, finance, statistics, and e-commerce among others.

The post-graduation diploma courses - Accountancy, Commercial Dep., Book-Keeping and Accountancy, Programming (Computers)

Masters programs - Commerce (MCom), Business Economics, Finance Control, MA (Economics), MA (Operational Research Statistics)

Professional programs - ICWA, Chartered Accountant (CA), Financial Analyst, Law, Masters in Computer Applications (MCA), Foreign Trade, Marketing, Company Secretaryship

Career & Job profile options in commerce stream :

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Commercial lawyer
  • Bank/branch manager
  • Working for the reserve bank
  • Stock broker
  • Mortgage broker
  • Teacher/Lecturer in Maths/accounting/ economics/business
  • Chartered financial analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Minister of finance/commerce
  • Tax auditor

and so much much more!

Top 20 Commerce Colleges in India :

Commerce stream is widely available in almost all universities and colleges, however here we are giving a list of top 20 commerce colleges in India

  1. Shri Ram College of Commerce (Estd: 1926)
    Maurice Nagar, University Enclave, Delhi-07; Tel: 011- 27667905/27666519; Website: srcc.edu;
    Seats: 712; Cut-off: 98 per cent
  2. St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata (Estd: 1859);
    30, Park Street, Kolkata-16, Tel: 033- 2877278/22801927/2551205; Website: sxccal.edu; Seats: 289;
    Seats: 1,100
  3. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (Estd: 1956)
    Lajpat Nagar-IV, New Delhi-24; Tel: 011-26434459/26460400; Website: lsrcollege.org;
    Seats: 69; Cut-off: 96 per cent
  4. Hansraj College (Estd: 1948)
    Mahatma Hansraj Marg, Malkaganj, Delhi-07; Tel: 011-27667458/27667464/ 27667747; Website:hansrajcollege.com;
    Seats: 250
  5. Christ College (Estd: 1969);
    Hosur Road, Bangalore-29; Tel: 080-40129301/40129012/40129100; Website: christ-college.edu ;
    Seats: 860; Cut off: 89 per cent
  6. Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics (Estd: 1964)
    Vile Parle (W), Mumbai-56; Tel: 022-2614- 3157/6681;
    Website: nmccollege.in; Seats: 1,300
  7. Loyola College (Estd: 1925);
    Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai-34; Tel: 044-28178300/8200; Website: loyolacollege.edu.
    Seats: 540; Cut-off: 90 per cent
  8. Madras Christian College (Estd: 1837);
    Thambaram East, Chennai-59; Tel: 044-23390675/22395741; Website: mcc.edu.in; Seats: 635;
    Cut-off: 60 per cent
  9. Hindu College (Estd: 1899);
    University Enclave, North Campus, Delhi-06; Tel: 011-27666718; Website: hinducollege.org;
    Seats: 420; Cut-off: 98 per cent
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  10. Stella Maris College (Estd: 1947)
    No. 17, Cathedral Road, Chennai-86; Tel: 044-28111987/951; Website:stellamariscollege.org;
    Seats: 265
  11. St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore
    36, Lalbagh Road, Bangalore-27, Tel: 080-22211429/22274079; Website: sjc.ac.in;
    Seats: 320; Cut-off: 87 per cent
  12. Sri Venkateswara College (Estd: 1961)
    Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi-21; Tel: 011-24118590/24112196; Website: svcollege.net;
    Seats: 217; Cut-off: 94 per cent
  13. KPB Hinduja College of Commerce and Economics (Estd: 1974)
    315, New Charni Road, Mumbai-04; Tel: 022- 23889408/2413704; Website: hindujacollege.com;
    Cut off: 80 per cent
  14. Presidency College, Chennai (Estd: 1840)
    Kamrajnagar Salai, Chennai-76; Tel: 044-28510732/ 28550834; Website: presidencychennai.com;
    Seats: 95; Cut-off: 90 per cent
  15. Ramjas College (Estd: 1917)
    Maurice Nagar, University Enclave, Delhi-07; Tel: 011-27667693/ 27667706/ 27667692; Website: ramjascollege.edu; Seats: 561;
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    Seats: 194
  16. Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi
    Sheikh Sarai Phase II, New Delhi-110017; Tel: 011 2925 0306; Website: sbsc.in
    Seats: 706; Cut-off: 91 per cent
  17. R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics (Estd: 1941)
    Matunga East, Mumbai-19; Tel: 022-24020439; Website: rapodar.ac.in;
    Seats: 840; Cut-off: 85 per cent
  18. Symbiosis Society’s College of Arts and Commerce, Pune
    Senapati Bapat Road, Pune-04; Tel: 020-256539- 0325430547/25657243; Website: symbiosiscollege.edu.in; Seats: 2,500; Cut-off: 90 per cent
  19. Mount Carmel College (Estd: 1948)
    No. 58, Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore-52; Tel: 080-22261759; Website: mountcarmelcollegeblr.co.in;
    Seats: 390; Cut-off: 75 per cent
  20. Jesus & Mary College (Estd: 1968)
    Chanakyapuri,New Delhi-21; Tel: 011-26881945/26110041/ 26875400; Website: jmcdelhi.com;
    Seats: 696; Cut-off: 95 per cent
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