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Courses in Commerce

Commerce Stream Courses after 12th

Commerce Stream Courses after 12th: Commerce is a vast field today and every day a new career opportunity is generating in this field. Deciding what to do after class 12th can be very confusing therefore we have provided some of the courses in this article that you can opt after getting rid of your board exams.

 Earlier people used to think that the students who opt for commerce are those who are unable to score in science or only those who have a business background but this is not true. Students who opted commerce stream in 12th class, can read this article for all the available courses after 12th commerce. Today students are actively opting commerce whether they have scored good marks or not. In this article, we have listed all the good courses after the 12th commerce stream with career options.

Courses After 12th (Commerce)

If you are looking for courses and career opportunities in commerce and if you have completed your class 12th then you have visited the right place. In today’s world commerce is not confined to and CA courses but there are lots of other courses which will take your career to boon

Provided below the list courses that a commerce student can opt after 12th class–

  1. Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com)

  2. Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) /B.Com (Hons.)

  3. Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA)

  4. Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)

  5. Bachelors in Economics

  6. Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

  7. Chartered Accountancy (CA)

  8. Company Secretary (CS)

  9. Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

  10. Cost and Management Accountant (CMA)

  11. Bachelor of Finance and Accounting (BFA)

  12. Bachelor of Law (LLB)

  13. Bachelor of Statistics

  14. B.Sc. Applied Mathematics

  15. B.Sc (Actuarial Science)

Let’s get into understanding about these courses at a brief


Bachelor of Commerce B. Com is a course of three year degree that most of the commerce students opt after completing their 10+2. After pursuing students can also go for higher education like, MBA or they may apply for a job. Subjects that a student need to study during the course are- Economics, Mathematics, Auditing, Statistics, Corporate Accounting, Income Tax, Human Resource Management, Management Accounting, Marketing, Banking and Insurance, Business Regulatory Framework, Business Environment, Entrepreneurship, Communications etc. (Hons.) is another part of the course that offers specialization in a particular discipline. It is a three years bachelor degree course.

Bachelor of Business Administration- BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a professional degree course of 3 years duration.If it is integrated with an MBA course then its duration becomes 5 years. It includes both BBA and MBA programs together. After CA and B. Com, BBA is another popular course chosen by students. Industrial and corporate exposure is provided to the students of BBA which helps to develop his/her managerial and corporate skills.

 BBA students have to study these subjects during the course period - Financial Management, Economics, Statistics, Business Communications, Entrepreneurship skills, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting etc.

Students of Management have to choose a particular specialization in Finance, Marketing, International Business Operations, Human Resource etc during this course.

LLB- Law

Earlier the eligibility criteria for pursuing LLB was that the candidate needs to be a graduate but now 12th passed students can also go for Law programs as well. 

Some integrated {5 years (3+2} Law programs like B.A LLB, LLB, B.B.A LL.B and B.Sc LLB.

Some of the subjects that are studied during the course of LLB course-

  1. Constitutional Laws

  2.  Environmental Laws

  3. Company Laws

  4. Consumer Protection Laws

  5. Property Laws

  6. Banking Laws

  7. Administrative Laws

  8. Family Laws

  9. Labor and Industrial Laws

  10. Human Rights laws

  11. Public International Laws

Economics (B.E)

Bachelor of Economics(B.E)  is a 3 years degree course. After completion of this course students can apply for a job in the private as well as government sector. Major subjects covered under Bachelor of Economics  are- Macro Economics, Micro Economics, Public Finance, Industrial Economics, and Banking Economics, Agriculture Economics, Indian Economics, Principles of Economics etc.

Economist, Risk management analyst, operation research analyst, budget analyst, statistician, strategist, insurance underwriter are some of the career options that are available to you after the completion of Bachelor in economics or B.A economics.


CA stands for Chartered Accountant which is considered to be one of the toughest courses but the career prospects after this course is too high. Basically this course is managed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) which includes several papers.

The duration of Chartered Accountant course is reduced from 5 years 3 months to 3.5 years according to the latest decision of the council. Subjects in (C. A) includes - Accounting, Economics, Business Laws, Corporate Laws, Financial Management, Business Communication, Taxation, Tax Laws, Auditing, Business Laws etc.

Actuarial Science

Actuarial science is slowly gaining popularity in India and the course is now available in India. Actuarial science is a course which basically involves knowledge of statistics, Maths, insurance, and investment. A Commerce student can opt Actuarial Science after 12th. The demand of this course is very high outside India.

Some of the tasks performed by Actuary in a company are valuation, product pricing, carrying out peer reviews, risk management, financial modeling, designing social security schemes etc. An Actuary can work in a field like- General Insurance, Investments, Health Insurance, Government, Consultants, Reinsurance Companies, Academics, Risk Management, Pension Funds etc in India.

Some other courses

Some of the courses that a commerce student can opt after 12th are mentioned below;

  1. BA in Humanities & Social Sciences

  2. Diploma in Education (D.Ed)

  3. BA in Arts (Fine/Visual/Performing)

  4. Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

  5. Bachelor of Journalism (BJ)

  6. BA in Hospitality & Travel

  7. Sc in Hospitality & Travel

  8. Sc in Design

  9. BA in Animation

  10. Sc. Animation and Multimedia

  11. Des in Animation

  12. Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM)

  13. Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)

  14. BHM in Hospitality & Travel

  15. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

  16. Bachelor of Event Management (BEM)

  17. Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD)

  18. Diploma in Elementary Education (El.Ed)


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