Why one should opt M.Com.?

Why one should opt M.Com.?

Course Name Master of Commerce
Level Post Graduate
Duration 2 years
Stream Commerce
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in commerce with Math’s, Economics or Accounts
Admission Process Entrance Test + Counselling


Masters of Commerce or M.Com is a post graduate level course ideal for candidates who wish to make a career in banking financial services and insurance (BFSI) as well as accounting and commerce sectors. The two-year course scrabble about the functioning of the economy, capital, revenue, trade, taxes, etc. taught in B.Com (Bachelors of Commerce).

Since M.Com. is a specialized area in itself, only those candidates who have pursued B.Com. or B.Com (Honours), can pursue it. M.Com is also a good option for CA/CS candidates. However, not many CA/CS aspirants pursue M.Com as CA/CS courses can be pursued after Class 12.

M.Com is most popular among aspiring teachers/lecturers and researchers. UGC-NET / JRF and Ph.D. are among popular options for M.Com degree holders. Admission to M.Com in top universities is done through an entrance exam. Many universities offer merit-based admission to the course.

M.Com covers a wide area for study and research and has many specializations to offer besides M.Com (General) and M.Com (Honours) such as:


LIST List of M.Com. Specialisations 
M.Com. (Taxation) M.Com. (Economics)
M.Com. (Mathematics) M.Com. (Accounting)
M.Com. (Accounting & Finance) M.Com. (Statistics)
M.Com. (Banking) M.Com. (Finance)
M.Com. (Banking and Finance) M.Com. (Finance & Control)
M.Com. (Marketing) M.Com. (E-Commerce)
M.Com. (Business Management) M.Com. (Computer Application)



M.Com. Required Skillset

The M.Com. course is largely about numbers, graphs and calculations; hence, it is essential for an aspirant to have sharp analytical skills. To pursue M.Com. and further make a career in the related field, one should possess the following skills:

M.Com. Required Skillset
ü Logical reasoning ü Ability to remember facts and figures
ü Strong analytical skills ü Ability to handle pressure

ü (of course as well as work)

ü Strength in Mathematics ü Strong verbal and communication skills
ü Eye for detail ü Leadership qualities
ü Knowledge of banking and finance sector ü Good with computers


M.Com. Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum eligibility criteria for M.Com. is a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in Com or B.Com (Honours)or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Some universities also induct students who have completed Economics (Honours), BBA (Bachelors of Business Administration), will a minimum score of 60% aggregate or equivalent
  • Reserved category students are entitled to marks relaxation of up to 5%
  • State level universities also offer marks relaxation to home students

M.Com. Job Areas:

After passing out, M.Com. pass out students’ can apply for various government as well as private jobs including taxation, stock market, insurance and financial planning and advisory, banking, financial services sales/executives. Also, after completion of M.Com., students can apply for a Doctoral program and pursue the research field or can become a professor. M.Com students can look for jobs in areas including Auditing, Accounting, Banking and finance, Retail industry, Funds management and Management consulting.


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