Congratulations, You have finished B.Com, then WHAT NEXT ??
There are various courses in India that you can choose after graduation, take a wise decision depends on your area of interest and your career goal. GOOD LUCK!!
Below are the few courses we have listed out. – CA-ICWAI-CS-MBA-M.Com-LLB
1. Chartered Accountant (CA)
If you are looking for a business career that offers prestige, respect, great prospects and excellent financial rewards, becoming a CA is the perfect place to start.
CA exams are conducted by Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAI) and require one to clear 3 Examinations over the period of time that are CPT, IPCC and Final CA.Since you are done with your graduation, you are eligible to directly appear for IPCC which consists of two groups. After clearing one of the groups, a student is required to register for articles with experienced CA’s for a period of two and a half years. After clearing both groups of IPCC and successfully completing your articles you can appear for Final CA. Final CA again has two groups and after clearing both the groups, you can proudly affix the words CA before your name.
It is the cost accounting course offered by Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.After doing ICWAI, you can go for M.Phil. or PhD or you can join as Financial Controller, Cost Controller, Chief Internal Auditor and Chief Accountant. The salary range would be around INR 4-6 lakhs per annum. You can join this course while doing your B.Com. There is foundation, intermediate and final courses you need to clear to be able to get the certification of ICWAI.
3. COMPANY SECRETARY (CS)
Many people go for CS after or during their B.Com. CS is completely a different course than CA or ICWAI. It’s more about legal aspect of business and qualitative analyses. You need to be prepared to suggest the paths to the board of directors of the company and often will join as an Executive Secretary to MD or CEO. In case of CS, you need to clear Foundation, Executive and Final Courses. But the opportunities for Company Secretary course has immense potential.
4. Masters of Commerce (M.Com)
It is very common of students going for the Master’s degree in Commerce after completing B.Com. It is a two-year program and you can pursue it from any of the recognized institutes. M.Com is a program that focuses on a systematic study of Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Taxation, Marketing and Management and therefore it gives insights about all the fields.
5. Masters of Business Administration (MBA in Finance)
A good career in MBA totally depends on the credibility of the institute that you are pursuing from. If you are an IIM student then success will follow you to your doorsteps but doing MBA from an ordinary and not much-renowned institute will only add numbers to the list of unemployed MBAs. The results of your CAT exams determine the institute where you can pursue the MBA program. It is a two-year program on completion of which you can easily get a job in the financial service sector.
6. LLB (Bachelor of Legislative Law)
Three Year LLB course eligibility is minimum a Graduate. Therefore, you have completed BCom or thinking of doing LLB after BCom, then definitely you can do it.
Just ensure that the LLB course is under a Statutory University and the college through which you are thinking of doing it is recognised by Bar Council of India (BCI).