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.

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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. Shaikh Sumaiya says:

    Right now I m in 12th,I m confused if I choose bcom honours then what r the carrier options? & For that will I have to do any sepicial course?

  2. Danu priya says:

    Hii sir i want to study CS . Can u send me your article ? .is cs difficult? .we have to college for coaching. Only weekends they will teach .please let me know about CS sir.thank you sir

  3. Shubham yadav says:

    I am confused about my career I can go on civil jobs like SSC and army and many more??

  4. Taranjeet Singh says:

    hello, sir now I am studying 12 and confused which course should I do. I am good in maths, economics, Bk

  5. Vaibhav L says:

    It is necessary to take maths in 11and 12th STD, for future career in commerce

  6. 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 .

  7. Harsha says:

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

  8. dharmesh dhanak says:

    how to do cfa after 12 std in gujrat

  9. Sakshi says:

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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Manish says:

    Sir bhu entrance exam result when it will uploaded???

  14. Pankaj Tiwari says:

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  15. 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?

  16. anusha wadhwa says:

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  17. 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

  18. sunita khare says:

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  19. 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…..

  20. 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?

  21. 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 !

  22. 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

  23. 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.?

  24. suresh says:

    Want to follow CS is it too tough

  25. Aneetta says:

    hi, I am a commerce student. I have subjects as business studies, accountancy, economics, english and informatics practices(IP).And i have more marks in IP. Is there any courses which I can succeed…

  26. Evan says:

    I want to persue a management course along with so please suggest me what couses i can do?
    Moreover i am interested in business studies!

  27. Nayana says:

    I am a commerce student with business studies,accountancy,economics and HOME SCIENCE …….I just wanted to know which course should I take up after 12th which has scope in south India

  28. shreyash sharma says:

    I want to know that I am in class 11 and my stream is commerce so suggest me some jobs after doing courses mentioning them also to go foreign and they must have good salary

  29. raksha says:

    Hi sir…
    i have completed my 12th one year back this year i was preparing for cpt but i failed 2 times and bcom external now i have lost interest in ca.Will u please suggest some course or give a deep information about BCA and CFA

  30. Akshata bamugade says:

    Sir….myself akshata i want…to ask u that which study is regarded in degree

  31. Nisha says:

    I’ve given 12th exam nd since 11th I’ve started studying CPT but now I’m facing difficulty nd I’ve decided to pursue some of the management course.. so which one is better and has wider scope?? BBA / BMS ?

  32. Tanvi goyal says:

    Hi sir.
    I m tanvi.actually I want to know the benefit of bbs.because I m week in accounts but too good in business and economics.sir please reply quickly

  33. Rashi says:

    I m in 12th st. N aftr 12th I wnt to go fr CA… Bt i am vry weak at maths.. So is it possible to clear it.. N pls tell me what eligibilities are required to pass this exm

  34. kajal says:

    Actuarial science has demand in India?

  35. Mink says:

    hello sir,
    i just gave my exams n m in 12th. Im a commerce with math student. Im extremely confused what should I opt for… I wanna b a writer though my family says I should go for Law or maybe CA CS ICWA n all….
    I know I can do anything there but still its just that m being indecisive, can u help? pls?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You should go for the course as per your interest. However, the courses mentioned by you is also a bright future.

  36. Mohana says:

    I just completed 10TH..After intermediate,if i chose and simultaneously do ICWA or CS Course,will it be easy for me to do???
    what will be the job oppurtunities if i do this??

  37. S.karthikeyan says:

    This details very use full
    And I didn’t know details,this website I collected
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  38. Komal says:

    I am weak in maths so is there any problem in opting for CA. And can MBA be done as a side course with CA

    • Mink says:

      hello Komal,
      well being weak in Maths wont be much of a problem as you have other three subjects in your hands (i.e Accounts, Economics, Law -as far as i remember)… also check out the cut off, and work accordingly. and dont be afraid bcs they wont ask all those shapes and formulas etc etc … its all logical reasoning n stuff.
      ALL THE BEST!!

  39. Tejas Agarwal says:

    Hello sir ! I am just now giving a 12th commerce board exam.I am confusing with CS and BCA. Please help me sir…..

    • Daksh says:

      BCA is designed to build programing skills for developing efficient and resource optimized software/website/cloud/mobile applications. Integrate fundamentals from the basic mathematics, physics, management for applying analytical thinking.

      Some of the career prospects are BCA are : Programmer, Database Administrator, Application Developer, Systems Analyst, Work as an entrepreneur, Web Designer, Career in Multimedia Applications, Graphic Designer, Content Manager, Network Administrator, Business Analyst, DTP (Desktop Publishers).

    • Daksh says:

      You should go for C.A along with BCA.

      BCA is designed to build programing skills for developing efficient and resource optimized software/website/cloud/mobile applications. Integrate fundamentals from the basic mathematics, physics, management for applying analytical thinking.

      Some of the career prospects are BCA are : Programmer, Database Administrator, Application Developer, Systems Analyst, Work as an entrepreneur, Web Designer, Career in Multimedia Applications, Graphic Designer, Content Manager, Network Administrator, Business Analyst, DTP (Desktop Publishers).

  40. Paramjeet Singh says:

    Dear Team,
    would like to tell you that i have done my 12th by commerce just 2 yrs back,but now i am keen to do work in medical Sector,So plz suggest me what kind of course would be better for me and what should i do,kindly do needful,i will wait for your response.

  41. Anushka says:

    Can anyone plr help me, i am so confused what to select and how
    I am 12th commerce student looking to do BBA, i want to do my own business so is it okay to take BBA?

    • Daksh says:

      Yes, you can go for BBA if you are interested in your own business.
      BBA (3 Years): BBA is a Bachelor of Business Administration which is undergraduate course which you can pursue after you have cleared your 12th standard. This degree offers an optimum blend of theory and practice to provides a solid foundation in general business management with specializations in area of choice.
      There are a number of combinations available for you such as: BBA 3 years. , Dual Degree BBA – MBA 5 years., BBA (Hons.) 3 years., Dual Degree BBA (Hons.) – MBA, 5 years. , BBA (Information Technology) 3 years. , BBA (Financial Markets) 3 years. , BBA (International Finance) 3 years. , BBA (Oil and Gas Management) 3 years. , Integrated BBA – MBA 4 years.
      These above mentioned are the courses which you can opt if you want to pursue BBA according to your area of interest.

  42. Yuvraj says:

    Sir mujhe maths ki field me 12th ke baad kuch krna he me maths hons.krne ki soch rha tha but mujhe nhi lgta ki meri percentage achi aayegi aur mujhe kisi ache college me maths hons.milegi .Ab sir mujhe ye smjh me nhi aa rha ki maths hons.krne ke alawa aur kya kya he maths ki field me

  43. Adish Jain says:

    I am getting courses whereas i want commerce field courses..!plz…Tll wht to do ?

    • Daksh says:


      Yes, you can go for B.Com after your 12th. Eligibility for in most of the top universities is Pass with 50% aggregate marks in 10+2.
      You can either opt for B.Com, B.Com (Hons) (3 years) or Dual degree B.Com (Hons)- MBA (5 years) or integrated B.Com -MBA (4 years) and also you can opt for B.Com( Management Accounting and International Financial ) (3 years).
      These above mentioned are the courses which you can opt if you want to pursue B.Com according to your area of interest.

  44. Anushka yadav says:

    Sir,what functions are performed by the C.A.

  45. Chanchal priya says:

    Sir m appearing in 12th commerce this year…and I am too confused what should I do after 12. please help me.

  46. Jayesh says:

    what i do after 12th??

  47. Kirti says:

    Is BBI&BFA meaningful courses after 12th commerce for future…???

  48. zeko says:

    sir i’m a commerce student of class 11.I’m really interested in maths and i wanted to know your opinion about the career i should opt for.can you please help me with your opinion sir.

  49. Arjun dhingra says:

    What will be the base for admission in bcom in DU ?

  50. Anuradha sachdev says:

    Totally confused of what to do after 12th… Basically i want to do something in accounting or income tax but i dont have the proper know about that😑😐

  51. Varnika Agarwal says:

    Sir.. I have completed my class 11 this year with commerce with maths and I secured a good percentage. I expect to go for the same in class 12. What I decided for my career was to go for from DU and simultaneously go for CA.But my teachers warned me saying that you are unaware of the difficult path in CA and we don’t want our bright students to suffer in their career you must keep other options with you and not just get stuck to CA. So sir can you please help me decide other good options which I can go for? and also is there something that I can do in class 12 to perform better in those competitions??

    • Hanif Khan says:

      No doubt that CA is a good choice and if you have seal you can crack it. apart from this you can go for banking, management, or in finance.

  52. Warisha says:

    I don’t know what to do after 12th ..

    • Daksh says:

      After 12th commerce you can go for B.Com, BBA, B.Sc. (Comp. Sc.), BSc.(IT), B.Sc.(Health and Physical Education), Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports (BPES), B.Sc. (Hons) Economics, B.Sc. (Hotel Management), B.Sc (Airlines,Tourism and Hospitality), B.Sc.Design (Interior & Furniture), B.Sc. (Multimedia), B.Design (Graphics) etc.
      You can choose any of the above mentioned degrees according to your interest. But the most important thing is that from where you pursue your graduation. It’s better to choose good institute or university which offers you good practical and industrial exposure, good placements like Lovely Professional University, Symbiosis Institute of business management, Christ university and few others.

  53. shirley says:

    Sir I have completed my 12th in Commerce in 2017 and i am interested in accounts can you guide me in what field shall I pursue my carrer.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Go through this link-

      • sudha bajaj says:

        Sir , i am a computers final year student and i am also pursuing tally course .. I am interested in accounting and computers .. So what job will suit me ?? And what course to choose , mba or ??

  54. Jithin says:

    I am a student of 12 th and I have taken commerce maths.I don’t know what to choose after my 12 th.Am planning of taking tax but I want to know more scope for commerce maths and the courses which I can achieve

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