Courses after 12th Commerce: Key to Success


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Click4college Team

Updated On - Apr 13, 2022

After toiling hard in 12th board exams, commerce students often face a dilemma choosing courses after 12th commerce. The confusion only aggravates with the plethora of options on offer, which include accounts, finance, commerce, business studies and more. For all those who’re worrying about their future after completing 12th with commerce stream, here is the career guidance after 12th Commerce-



Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

B.Com (General) is an undergraduate course that educates candidates in the field of commerce. Candidates who enroll in B.Com after 12th commerce, gain ample knowledge in the field of accounting, account ledges, profit and loss statements, maintenance of accounts, taxation, laws of accounting and calculation of different taxes.

Bachelor of Commerce (Honors)

B.Com (Honors) is a three year degree program, where candidates gain ample knowledge of their chosen specialization in the third year. Specializations in Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) program include, Marketing Management, Accounting and Financial Management, International Trade and Finance etc. One of the biggest advantages of choosing an Honors program is that it allows candidates to gain deep knowledge in their chosen specialization, unlike General B.Com programs where summarized knowledge of all specializations is imparted.

B.Com Eligibility Criteria (All Boards)

  • To take admission in the Bachelor of Commerce program, Candidates from Commerce stream need to have minimum 60% aggregate and 55% in Accountancy subjects.
  • For Science Stream- Minimum 60% aggregate and 60% in mathematics
  • Candidates who have Economics, Statistics and Mathematics subjects in Class 12th needs to have minimum 60% aggregate and 60% in mathematics.

Career Options after B.Com Program

  • Accountancy
  • Banking Sector
  • Air Force Accounts exams
  • Stock Market
  • Accounts Consultant