Courses after 12th Commerce

Before learning about courses after 12th commerce, have a look on its introduction

What is commerce? Do you know?

Let me explain you.

In very simple words, Commerce is a branch of any business which covers the economical part of the legal, social, political, technological and cultural system”.

Commerce courses are the choice of a big community of the students. The students, who wish to work in a corporate world, usually select the commerce field in their education and wish to appear for CAT 2019, XAT 2019 and MAT 2019.

Commerce count the all activities those are involved in the exchange of goods and services considered to the money, between the person and companies.

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Commerce is the only backbone which may cause the market and the economy of the company.

courses after 12th commerce

Courses after 12th Commerce

You have had some queries regarding commerce education.

Like: The courses/subjects and career options available after 12th commerce

If you really want to choose the commerce field as your dream career, you should prepare just after the completion of your 10th standard education.

The students who are still confused which field they should choose after 12th standard, they should read our complete courses after 12th guide which will help them to understand available career options after 12th.

You need to select the commerce subjects in SSC. Here we are providing you the list of subjects for 10+2 commerce:

  • Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Business economics
  • Cost accounting
  • Income tax
  • Auditing
  • Business finance
  • Marketing
  • Business law

Many colleges in India and abroad are offering the courses in commerce field. There is prospect to do the diploma courses, UG courses and the PG courses after 12th commerce.

Courses & Eligibility

One of the most confusing questions for the students is what to do after 12th commerce with maths or without maths?

As a 12th class commerce student, you must be aware about the basic concepts of economics, accountancy, mathematics and business studies. Good knowledge of these concepts can help you in your further education in commerce field.

After completing 12th in commerce stream, you have plenty of options to choose. BBA and B.Com are the most common courses opted by the students. Besides BBA & B.Com, there are also other courses available which can lead you to a bright career.

You can go for:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)
  • Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
  • Master of Commerce (M.Com)
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)

  • Chartered Accountancy (CA)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Program (CFA)
  • Company Secretary Program (CS)


After selecting a course in commerce field, the next question arises in mind is..

Am I eligible to apply for this course?

After completing 12th with commerce stream, you have to start your further education by choosing UG or Integrated UG courses like five year integrated BBA + MBA. To apply for admissions in UG courses, you must have completed 12th or equivalent exam with commerce subjects from any recognized board.

Admission Process

Most of the colleges offer admissions to the students on the basis of merit for B.Com or BBA courses after 12th commerce. The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained in 12th or equivalent exam.

Some other colleges and universities provide admissions to students through national, state or university level entrance exams. Students can appear in the entrance test as per their convenience. Here we have listed some entrance exams for BBA aspirants:

Jobs & Career options after 12th Commerce

Once the student gets into this field he has to face the very first question as:

Which are the career options available in commerce field?

The commerce is one of the three basic and broad fields of the education. Another two are the Science stream and Arts/Humanities stream. You can join the government sectors or the private sectors.

Some major industries where commerce graduates can find jobs are Banking, Accounts, Insurance, Management, Investments and many others.

You can be a part of the corporate world as the analyst, executive, banker, Sr. executive or manager. There are a lot of job opportunities in the commercial field.

You can choose one of the below fields as per the specialization of your degree:

After obtaining a degree in commerce field, where I can find the job opportunities?

Some Employment Areas for B.Com Graduates are:

  • Banks
  • Business Consultancies
  • Foreign Trade
  • Public Accounting Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Investment Banking
  • Industrial Houses
  • Budget Planning
  • Multinational Companies

What will be your Job Profile?

Some Job Profiles of commerce graduates are:

  • Budget Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Business Consultant
  • Finance Manager
  • Stock Broker
  • Production Manager
  • Management Accountant


“Commerce field is one of top career options which offer a handsome salary packages to deserving candidates”.

The structure of salary is depends on the employers and the role or working field in commerce. A fresher analyst can get the 10000 to 15000 per month while the senior one (executive or manager) can get the 30000 to 50000 per month after pursuing any course after 12th commerce.

The average salary of a CA of the company is around the 5 lakh to 10 lakh per annum. Some of the tycoon companies offer more than 10 lakh per annum to the company CA.

“By holding a good position and work experience in the respective field, you can earn beyond the limits”.

Books & Study Materials

There are various books and study materials are available in the market or internet. Here we have listed some most recommended books through you can prepare for courses after 12th commerce students:

Industrial Relation in India by Ratan Sen

Accounting Fundamentals of Corporate Accounting by J.R. Monga

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson

Auditing Principles & Practice of Auditing by Dinkar Pagare

Industrial Relations in Indian Enterprises by R.S Dwivedi

Theory of Financial Management by Ezra Solomon

If you have any other queries regarding courses after 12th Commerce, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Aarushi Jaitley says:

    Hi I’m Aarushi I’ve just completed 12 and now I have opted for B. Comm can I also opt for CS at the same time and continue both .

  2. Harsha says:

    I want to pursue CFA in future. In which field should I complete my bachelor?

  3. dharmesh dhanak says:

    how to do cfa after 12 std in gujrat

  4. Sakshi says:

    One can do NID after 12th commerce ? And if yes then is there any scope for it ? What will be salary ?

  5. Sakshi says:

    Hii,I have taken commerce and now I’m in11th std and I’m worry about my future thinking about what to do after 12th because all are saying that there is huge competition in future in this field

  6. Pragya says:

    Hey..this is pragya.. I am a student of bcom hons. 1st yrar student.. I will prepare for professional courses but i am so confused what i will do so plz suggest something

  7. Garima says:

    Hi..i m student of comm..after 12th…i got admission in i cant clear 1st year den i dropped out….den smbody suggested me for c.s….den i gave c.s foundation exm but i cant clear….so now i hv no idea wht to do…plzzz help

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  10. Uttam says:

    Which option will be best after 10th with commerce either commerce with math or commerce with computer? If I will leave maths is it going to effect my further studies and streams?

  11. anusha wadhwa says:

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  12. Mihir says:

    Hello! I am mihir i just passed 10 standard and I am confused to choose between science and commerce my all friends and relatives say that commerce don’t have any scope as much as science but I think I can’t handle science after 10 i need commerce because I think it is easier than science but after hearing this much from commerce i am confused which stream i should take pls tell me

  13. sunita khare says:

    its too good, and i like it

  14. deepak keshari says:

    Mai bhut difficult me hu pls help me
    Mai apne block me 82% se top kiya hu pr mere guideliner n hone k karan mai bhut paresan hu

    ..plz help to choose any suitable course & best career for me…..

  15. Rani Shaw says:

    I have just passed class 12 this year
    my accounts number is not so good
    I will not get Hons
    what should I do next?

  16. Diya mehta says:

    Hello respected sir/madam ,
    I am law aspirant
    And I joined crash course batch but I don’t think that I can clear CLAT exam with good score !
    I am waiting for my 12 boards result also !
    And the problem if i don’t get good score what should I do ? I m really tensed and confused !

  17. Shikha says:

    Hmm …Well my 12th results will come soon and I hv no idea what to do… I love SST but elders don’t see any future in it…is there a course that can hv Commerce and subject of SST included?????…..

    Plzz let me know

  18. Dnyaneshwari Ardad says:

    Hi… Sir… I am science student. I given such exam in science stream but now I want to go for b. Com(honour). Sir tell me can I do so?as I want to go further for MBA. If yes tell me can I get admission in top universities of India by my second science result or not. And minimum how much percentage will require for admission in these top universities.?

  19. suresh says:

    Want to follow CS is it too tough

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