Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Why to Choose Bachelor of Business Administration

In today’s competitive economy, management graduates are much in demand. Graduates with Bachelor degree in Business Administration are equipped with skills and knowledge required to work in various positions related to management.

The course aims to provide the learners, basic management and business skills which form the foundation of their management career. It also inculcates entrepreneurial skill in an individual. The successful graduates get entry level jobs in various areas as well as they have an option to start their own entrepreneurial ventures.

To cover up the limitations of time crunches, various universities have launched the program in distance/ correspondence mode. The distance program is highly in demand as it works for working professionals, who couldn’t continue their education due to various reasons. The distance mode helps them to enhance their profile by adding graduation degree to it.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a three-year graduate course that teaches the basics of management to an individual. The course structure covers subjects such as finance, marketing, economics and various others.
It also prepares students for an MBA degree as it sets the foundation of management education.

For those who are fresh out of school and still not sure what they want to do in their career, BBA is an ideal degree.

Advantages of BBA Course

Advantages of BBA Course

Bachelor of Business Administration is a bachelor’s degree program that has become one of the most sought after programs by the youth of the country. This program is so popular that it is slated to overtake the popularity of engineering and other courses.

We are now currently having too many engineers in the country, and most of them are going jobless. Many engineers after completing their courses are working for lesser salaries. While this is the case with engineering, there is a huge demand for managerial posts. These managerial posts are taken up by graduates and postgraduates who have a management background.

So, students who have passed their intermediate are realizing that opting for a BBA degree is better than opting for engineering or other courses. It is even noted that a BBA degree is relatively cheaper than pursuing an engineering course.

What is a BBA program?

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a three-year degree program that teaches participants the nuances of business administration. They essentially teach students to manage businesses. Providing fundamentals and basics of management and business, the course enables students to understand the dynamics of running a business successfully.

What is taught in the program?

Business Organization.
Communication Skills.
Business Economics.
Principles of Management.
Principles of Marketing.
Principles of Finance.
Human Resource Management.
Management Accounting.
International Business.
Entrepreneurship Development.
Business Planning & Project Management.

This is not an exhaustive list, but it is clear that a BBA program enables a student to understand the total operations of a business. After completion of the course, a student can pursue a career in companies as Operations Manager, Sales Manager, Cost Estimator, and many other posts. The career scope of a BBA graduate is immense. It has been found in a study that many corporate companies hire BBA graduates for entry level positions.

A few Advantages of BBA Degree:

Students get in depth understanding of business administration.
A BBA program is the foundation for further studies like MBA.
It gives practical knowledge of corporate business activities.
It improves business related decision making.
It improves business skills.
It provides knowledge of Marketing Strategies.
With corporate and factory visits, it increases understanding for various cycles of business.
It provides leadership skills.
It provides internship with corporate houses leading to good job opportunities.
It improves entrepreneurial skills.
It teaches how to develop a business idea into reality.

We at RAMA DEGREE College  of Management have come up with a very competent BBA program that is attracting a lot of students. Based in Lucknow, we provide high quality professional education to students. We recognize the hidden talents in students and hone their skills. For us, students are budding managers!

Our emphasis is on providing both practical and theoretical knowledge to students so that they are well versed with all business concepts and can apply them in real life situations. It is for this reason; we are one of the best management colleges in Lucknow.

Monday, 29 May 2017

9 Best Courses after 12th Commerce

Through this blog we shall be highlighting some of the Best Courses that students can pursue after 12th Commerce and build a good career in the commerce stream.

Students normally get confused as to which degree or professional course to undertake in order to build up a good career base. Simply stated, What to do after 12th Commerce is a common query that students tend to face once they reach 12th standard.

Parents are also worried about the career options for their children that will set a good platform for them to become successful in life.

There are numerous career options to select from.But,you wish to select the best for yourself.

Here we shall be discussing about career in commerce i.e. career options for commerce students only.

You can’t define one single best course for yourself.There are a number of degrees and professional courses to choose from.What matters is the one that you choose and prove it to be the best for yourself.

Making the right career choice is a major decision of one’s life.Sometimes it is a bit confusing.So,follow your interests and go ahead with what makes you feel happy.

Now,coming to the point, after passing 12th Commerce you need to select as to which direction you should move ahead. Taking the right decision is just a stepping stone for building a successful career in the commerce field. You have to put in the best of your efforts to achieve your dreams.

Commerce is a vast field where you will get to explore a variety of areas based on the course you
select like :

Investment banking
General Banking
Decision making etc.

So,if you are aware of your interests and which way you exactly want to go,things might seem a bit easy.

We have focused only on finance,accountancy,taxation,law and related courses in this post.There are numerous other courses that a commerce student can pursue as per his preferences and interests. e.g. Students are interested in wildlife photography, fashion designing, hotel management, other creative fields etc. as we got feedback in our comment section. You just need to be confident, follow your passion and work hard to achieve success.

Here is a list of some of the main courses that commerce students can pursue after their 12th Commerce standard. This is not in any particular order, you can go through the list and make a choice based on your interests. We have tried to cover a few major career options for commerce students.

9 Best Courses after 12th Commerce :

1. Bachelors of Commerce (B.Com) :

This is the general degree that spans over a period of 3 years that you can pursue after completing your 12th commerce.Having a normal B.com degree proves quite handy even if you are pursuing any of the professional courses. It is always beneficial to complete your graduation that may help you later on if you go for higher studies.

You can pursue B.Com as a full time course or through correspondence depending upon your choice.Distance education/correspondence is beneficial if you are also pursuing a professional course like CA,CS etc.Otherwise a regular degree is a better choice.

2. Bachelors of Commerce (Honours) or B.com (Hons) :

This is similar to B.com but in an extensive form with specialisation in a particular subject or field like Accountancy,management or economics etc.The industry demand for B.com (Honours) is somewhat better than normal B.com.However,the admission criteria and eligibility conditions might be similar for both.These may slightly vary for different universities/colleges.

The subjects are also quite similar, the major difference being that you will get to do in depth analysis while studying B.Com(Hons).

3. Bachelors in Economics :

This is yet another option for commerce students to pursue after their higher secondary education. You will get to experience practical knowledge on various economic concepts,economic policies,analytical methodsand programs etc.If you are keenly interested in economics and want to gain specialisation about the economic framework, this might suit you.

If you want to prepare for Indian Administrative Services or IAS, having an economic background shall be an added advantage for you.

4. Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA) :

This is a 3 year Business administration course helping to build a base in core business disciplines.You get to explore different functional areas of a business environment.So,if you are interested in getting an exposure to the various business aspects and get a hold of the concepts of business administration, this course might be your choice.

In addition to academic learning, if you pursue BBA from a good university, you get well versed with business insights and real world business skills.

After completing your graduation, you can look forward to a Post graduation degree like M.Com (Finance) or MBA (Finance) or MBA with specialisation in any other field as per your preferences. This is an obvious choice for the ones thinking to build their career in the financial and business management field.

Professional Courses after 12th Commerce :

5. Chartered Accountancy (CA) :

This is the best professional course for building a successful career in commerce.Becoming a Chartered Accountant opens the various doors to exciting career opportunities in diversified sectors.You can act as a Tax Consultant,an auditor,an advisor,a financial officer and so on depending upon whether you go in your own independent practice or you settle for a corporate job.

It requires lot of hard work and sincere efforts to enter this esteemed profession.

It might be easy for CA entrants to clear the entrance known as Common Proficiency Test (CPT).But,the higher levels you reach i.e. Intermediate (IPCC) and CA Finals, the tougher it gets. So,complete determination followed by consistent efforts are the keys to success.

This professional course is provided by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).Its Head office is in New Delhi, branches are located all over India.You can visit the official website www.icai.org to get deeper insights on the course,eligibility conditions and admission procedure.

This a well known course promising rewarding career in the field of accounting,taxation,auditing,financial reporting to name a few. The theoretical knowledge alongwith the practical training (articleship) that you get helps to build a name and respectable position for yourself.

6. Company Secretary (CS) :

This is another professional course that is opted by students after 12th commerce. This course is provided by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. A Company Secretary is basically responsible for all the regulatory compliances of the company and acts as an in-house legal expert.After doing CS you have an option to practice independently or look in for a job in the corporate world.

This is also a preferred choice for students pursuing Chartered Accountancy. A combination of CA and CS is common choice among students to build a good career.

7. Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) :

This course is provided by The Institute of Cost Accountants of India or ICWAI. Certified Cost Accountants maintain cost accounting records,do cost auditing,helps in planning,controlling and costing of products.

You can do your own practice as CMA or hold managerial positions in public as well as private enterprises.The role of Cost Accountant goes beyond that of Financial Accountant by helping in production operations and processes.You can chose the cost audit area,certification and consulting areas.

8. Certified Financial Planner (CFP) :

If you are interested in building a career in areas of Personal finance, wealth management, insurance planning, mutual fund investing then this might be a great fit for you. So,if you want to enter the financial planning world, then you need to get this certification as a Certified Financial Planner or CFP.

Financial Planning Standard Board India or FPSB India is the principal licensing body that grants CFP license.

So,if you are thinking to become a financial planner helping people in their investment planning, tax planning, insurance, retirement planning, CFP is a must have.

9. Bachelor of Law (LLB) :

LLB is also a common degree that students pursue after their 12th standard. You might already know who a “lawyer” or “advocate” is and what are his duties.

The Bar Council of India (BCI) is the main regulatory body of Law Education in India. BCI provides certificate of practice after completion of LLB. In order to practice you need to clear the All India Bar Examination.

If you wish to do the *integrated course, you can take the admission in 5 year integrated programme after the completion of your 12th standard exams.*Integrated undergraduate degrees provided are B.A. LL.B., B.Sc. LL.B., BBA LLB, B.Com LL.B

The law students have a great scope of establishing name,fame and a good career in the long run.

So,here we have discussed just few of the major courses for commerce students that you can select from. There might be many others like you can go in for some banking courses or prepare for UPSC or IAS if you are interested in doing so.

Having guidance from your elders and experienced persons really helps, but the final decision should be taken by keeping in mind your own passion and interests.

At the end of the day, you have to decide what you want to do. Stop thinking and start acting…

The education that you will gain today shall accompany you throughout your life and will surely guide your way.

If you follow your passion and pursue what you like,the success path will become much smoother for you.You can anyways become successful in life if you take the right career decisions and enjoy your career path.

The author of this blog is a Chartered Accountant, so you have read some exclusive details on the Chartered Accountancy course.

If you wish to add details and share your own experiences on any other option for students to build a career in commerce, go ahead …Feel free to share your valuable feedback. If you have any queries, you can ask in the comment section below !

Career tips for 12th STD students

Hope you guys are enjoying your holidays after completing your board exams successfully. Relax yourself; spend time with your family, go for a pleasure trip, play for a while and enjoy the holidays safely. Never worry about the exam results and get stressed as it's over you can't change anything.

Apart from enjoyment, concentrate on your career too. The efforts that you put in choosing the right course will decide your future. Know your area of interest, your ability to learn, value of the course, job scope & financial commitments and then decide your career accordingly. Never choose a course merely on the compulsion of parents and others or as your friend has chosen the same.

If you are going to choose engineering or medical then prepare yourself for counseling and entrance exams. Get guidance from your teachers, parents, seniors, well-wishers, siblings & friends for knowing about the best colleges in your city and do research based on this before you attend the counseling. Remember that the final decision must be yours.

If you prefer to go to college like arts and science, then select the best colleges in your city. See to that the course you select must be valuable, has job opportunities and on which you are passionate. Whatever degree you opt for, you need to have the desire and willingness to learn new things.

This is the right time for you to choose your career so choose it based on your area of interest, aptitude skill, assessment of strength and weakness, skills, opportunities, capability, feasibility and financial aid. If you choose the career based on your interest and potential then you will not change it at any point.

Choose the right career and make your future fruitful. All the best students!!!

Thursday, 25 May 2017

BA – First step to a Bright Career

Whether you want to be a psychologist or a journalist, a bachelor’s degree in arts comes in handy. This Bachelor of Arts degree is a three to four years undergraduate program with focus on humanities, literature and arts. Once the course is completed, not only will you have abundance of career options but you’ll also have a useful set of skills which you can apply in your daily life. The following are some of the foremost advantages of pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Provides Essential Reading Skills

Much like reading, writing is also a skill. During your bachelor’s degree program, you’ll be sharpening that skill by reading and examining a text up-close. This skill prepares you to read a specified piece of text and see it from your own perspective. Further, this helps in developing your critical thinking skills.

Enhances Writing Skills

More than reading, writing skills is helpful in our daily lives. The way you write decides how you express yourself and reflects your personality. This will certainly sharpen your writing skills and help you make a career out of writing.

Provides more career opportunities

Once you complete a BA degree you can expect to discover ample of prospects in the fields of teaching, public service, journalism, psychology and publishing. If not, you can also go for a job at a local company. Though complicated to find, an entry-level job can generally be acquired easily upon completion of the degree program.

Stepping stone for higher education

Whether you want to be a teacher, journalist or psychologist, an undergraduate degree in arts proves to be very helpful. A lot of people major in their preferred subject when finishing their bachelor’s degree. Upon completion, they opt to pursue a master’s degree in that subject to further improve their skills and also to look for better job opportunities.

Developing your research, analytical and communication skills, this degree facilitates you to acquire in-depth knowledge about areas which interest you and to enlarge your horizons by learning about subjects which you earlier knew nothing about.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Career after B.A in English

One of the most frequently asked questions by the students is – what career to choose after B.A in English? B.A in English is a common subject which students opt for as it offers a host of career options for the students. After completing graduation, students generally get confused whether to work or go for further studies. There are many professional courses like Journalism and Mass Communication, Linguistics, Film Editing, Visual communication etc. there are many academic courses like M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D, which students can pursue if they want to go for research work or wants to be a professor.

If they want to work directly after B.A. then they can succeed in business, management and finance, government service, library work, marketing and advertising. Mass communication is a good field for literature students, who have good fluency over the language. There are many other courses that help students to fetch a good salaried job. Those who complete Masters in Journalism can work as sub-editors and reporters in the print media or as assistant information officer and public relation officer in the Government’s information service and so on. A good personality and fluency can fetch them the job as news reporter on T.V.

EFLU courses stands for English and Foreign Languages University that provides M.A in Media and Mass communication and M.A in English courses. It includes scripting for radio and T.V; writing for newspapers; business writing and oral communication and presentation skills; educational technology; visual communication; media in communication and so on. Graduates from English language and literature can opt for any of the above discussed fields.

Students can also go for management courses such as MBA and Master of Financial Programs and Post Graduate Diploma programs conducted by the leading institutes and universities are very good options. Students who take commerce as an additional subject have even higher prospects. MBA airline and airport management programs are also suitable options for them.

So it is clearly visible that there are a vast number of career options to choose from. You just have to listen to your heart and put the pedal on the metal and go for your dreams.

Media and Communication: An Exciting Evolving Area of Study

Media and communication sector is becoming more diverse and dynamic, and gaining popularity in this era. It is one of the most exciting and evolving area of study among today’s generation. Media and communication studies provide a deep insight into the latest trend of mass communication and various media. It focuses on television, radio, print, Internet, public relations, music, advertising and movies. It also comprises media research and media policy which explains how the media works and impacts the society.

Now-a-days media technology has made communication much easier and student are taught about media tools to enhance their understanding on various technologies.

Electronic media in communication includes television, radio, computer, cell phones and other devices in association with photography, cinema, broadcasting, advertising, publishing, media and press. It also blends professional courses in digital production, broadcasting and writing.

Communication studies is somewhat a broader term which includes carriers not only in media such marketing, journalism and entertainment but also education, international relations, law, business, management, politics and many more. Students from different academic background can apply for media and communication studies.

A series of lectures, various practical activities, seminars and assessments are given and taught to the students to provide insights into the media world. There are many other carrier options for those who want to go for further studies in this field such as: one can opt for postgraduate degrees like Master of International Relations, International Journalism, MBA in media and communication and Master of Commerce.

Students with masters in media and communication gets opportunity in media industry and get training in the way so that they can critically analyze how media represents, influences and reflects the world.

MOOCs Online Learning: Smart Mini Colleges in India

Education is something that shapes one’s life and personality and defines success. There are many people in India who are depriving of higher and quality education due to various reasons from family to work responsibilities. Technology and globalization have increased the accessibility of higher education in recent years. MOOCs or Massive Online Open Courses are recent trend in distance or e-learning, offering an opportunity to large number of students to study high quality courses online with prestigious universities at no cost.

MOOCs courses are mainly free open online courses and are the learning hub for those who are deprived of regular studies. These are open to anyone in the world and students need to get enrolled in the institution offering MOOCs that too without or low fees.

MOOCs online learning can be regarded as smart mini colleges providing access to many courses which are being taught at some of the world’s leading universities by leading scholars. These are ideal for independent studies and users can select courses from any institutions offering them. MOOCs online learning method made the courses available on internet and students can watch the lectures online which are often more useful than classroom lectures.

MOOCs learning hub help students by providing opportunities to expand their knowledge and interests without dedicating a fix period of time at college or university. Anyone can be benefited from MOOCs online courses for enhancing both theoretical and practical knowledge of the subjects by combining these courses with regular college or university courses. So they are like mini college as they are available anytime anywhere with only one click.

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Sunday, 21 May 2017

Advantage of B.Com Degree

According to an updated report in Global Financial Monitor, employers are presently facing a talent scarcity of accounting and finance professionals. This signifies job opportunities for graduates with a commerce degree are moderately promising. A Bachelor of Commerce or B.Com degree is a three year undergraduate course and is specially designed to provide students, managerial skills in commerce associated disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing and advertising amongst others. The degree is basically structured to offer aptitude in organizational behavior and business principles by focusing on core subjects such as law, finance, statistics, marketing, accounting, economics, cooperative as well as marketing education.

Benefits of a Commerce Degree

This is a degree that offers students with expert knowledge in a variety of fields of organization and business management.

Here are a few key advantages of this degree program:

With a B.Com degree you are well prepared to be successful in both corporate and self employment.
There are high job prospects for holders of this degree as all companies or businesses needs a commerce specialist, manager or at the very least an accountant.
Familiarity in accounting offers you with an aptitude to comprehend and scrutinize financial reports and how they usually affect a business. A good knowledge in management and cost accounting practices is significant in decision making processes and in planning as well as evaluating the performance of a company’s business activities.
Human resource management is an additional option provided in this degree course. This choice prepares students with the essential skills in analyzing, identifying and searching solutions to problems associated to human resource activities. It covers essential managerial processes such as selection and recruitment of employees, promotions, employee welfare, talent hunting and application of work-related safety process in a company amongst others.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

9 Career Options You Can Choose After Graduating In Commerce

At a stage when you are going to complete your graduation in commerce or have just completed it, the first thing that comes to your mind is – What should I do now?

Here are a few career options you can pursue after completing your graduation in commerce.

1. Chartered Accountant (CA) or Company Secretary (CS):

Most students take up commerce just to become a CA or CS. It is one of the best career options for all commerce students. There is a high demand for CAs and it opens up more opportunities, especially in business.

Chartered accountants can make a career in Banking (Private & Government), Public Limited Companies, Auditing Firms, Finance Companies, Legal Firms, Mutual Funds, broking Firms, Patent Firms, Investment Houses, Copyright Registers etc.

2. Lecturer/Professor:

After completing your graduation, you can pursue a Master’s degree and then apply for the National Eligibility Test. The NET is conducted to determine the eligibility for Junior Research Fellowship Award or Assistant Professor.

A lecturer’s job provides a stable salary and gives you a chance to constantly increase your knowledge.

3. Banker:

To become a banker, you need to complete an internship and an investment banking program to get a license. An MBA degree improves your career options.

Bankers give their customers a wealth of services. They assist in initial banking requests such as setting up certificates of deposit and opening a checking or savings account as well as handling trusts, investment accounts, deposits, lines of credit and much more.

A banker should have good communication skills, love to help people, good in sales marketing knowledge, multi-tasking proficiency.

4. Government Jobs:

Government jobs are the best in terms of job security. Most government jobs have fixed working hours, good pay structure, less work stress.

With this, you can enjoy perks and benefits like medical, housing, loans, childcare, lots of holidays etc.

After completing your B.com, you can apply for most of the competitive government job exams because the minimum eligibility criterion is graduation. You can apply for Civil Services Exams (IAS, IES, IPS), SSC CGL, Railway RRB Exams, Banking Exams (IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, RBI etc.)

5. Human Resource Development Management:

Students of B. Com. can also pursue a Masters in Human Resource Management. HR officials assess policies relating to personnel management and describe the effects of these policies on roles and operations within the company.

There are different career opportunities available for HR like: Administrative Services Manager, Labour Relations Specialist, Human Resources Specialists, Training and Development Managers etc.

6. Legal Adviser/Attorney:

No doubt, a law degree has a good career scope. But you have to gain experience first to understand the profession and skills required to become a lawyer

You need to get a Bachelors Law Degree or LLB recognized by Bar Council of India to practice law in India.

To pursue a 3-year LLB course, the minimum eligibility is s Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks. There is no age limit.

7. Chief Accountant/Chief Internal Auditor:

Again, one more good career choice for commerce graduates is Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).

After completing your ICWAI course, you can pursue M.Phil. or PhD or join as a Financial Controller, Cost Controller, Chief Internal Auditor and Chief Accountant etc.

There are different levels of Cost Accountancy: Foundation, intermediate and final examinations and three years of practical training.

Cost accountants are involved in the costing part of financial transactions. CWAs earn lesser, starting off at an average of Rs.3 lakh p.a and getting a pay package of around 8 – 10 lakhs after 5-6 years of work experience.

8. Certified Management Accountant (CMA):

The CMA is offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) USA and the content is regularly reviewed by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA).

The required skills for CMA are financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics.

The certification is the most popular management accounting certification not only in the US but also in the fastest developing regions like China and the Middle East.

9. Market Researcher:

The work of a market researcher is to study the market trend, market competitors before launching any new product.

There are different works of a market researcher, like: meeting and liaising with clients to negotiate and agree on research projects.

Analysing and interpreting data to identify patterns and solutions, including surveys and focus group transcript.

Further, they can become research executive, senior researcher, account director etc.

Friday, 19 May 2017

Career after M. Com

Master of Commerce or M. Com is a postgraduate Master Degree which specialize in commerce, accounting, management and economics related subjects. just like the Bachelor of Commerce.

The Master of Commerce usually comprise of 2 years of regular study with a regular attendance (not less than 75%). The program is generally focused on different disciplines like accounting, actuarial science, business management, corporate governance, human resource management, economics, statistics, finance, marketing or supply chain management. There are many more career options present for you in the field of finance as well. Here is the list of finance course that you can pursue for a better career.

This courses is especially meant for college students who are presently at the entry level and want to expand their knowledge and career. In M. Com, students are given a choice to major in any of the given specializations. Students who wants to go for further studies or courses like in research or doctorate level can get a bonus with this course. Many Companies and organizations in today’s life are looking for specialized and expert marketers to get higher profit in a smarter way. Here are some Courses in marketing that you can pursue to start a career in marketing.

Other sectors where a M. Com graduate can seek jobs include:

Banking and finance
Electronic marketing
Funds management
Management consulting
Stock Broking

Higher Studies Options after M. Com

After completing M.Com, candidates can go for various courses . Some of the best available courses include:

Doctorate Degree

The higher academic degree is awarded for research work of the candidate, demonstrating original contributions of "special excellence" in some branch of commerce.

The research academic degree is equal to a Doctor of Philosophy. Reportedly, at some universities the degree-title honored will be a function of the candidate’s background: for example, in operations research.

The Doctorate of Philosophy can be done in many majors like Financial Studies, Commerce, Statistics etc.

International Finance Reporting Standards

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are a set of international accounting standards, transactions, financial statements and Financial Statements. IFRS are issued by the International Accounting Standards Board, and they specify exactly how accountants must maintain and report their accounts. IFRS were established in order to have a common accounting language, so business and accounts can be understood across borders.

International Financial Reporting Standards is for Finance professionals who need to acquire more a detailed understanding of IFRS. DipIFR is a fast and efficient solution that will develop the current knowledge of this field.

The Course aims at providing:

Introduction of the concepts of IFRS
Dissemination of knowledge on IFRS;
Comparison of IFRS with existing Indian Accounting Standards;
Issues in relation to IFRS;
Conversion of Financial Statements prepared on the basis of Indian GAAP to IFRS based financial statements.

Certificate Course in Banking, Stock Market, Derivatives, Income Tax

M.com graduates are also eligible for all the certificate courses in Banking, Stock Market, Derivatives, Income Tax etc. This will also give them a specialized skill which will be of greater advantage as compared to other graduates.

There are various certificate courses available that will also match up to the studies done in M. Com:
Certificate in Banking
Certificate in Stock Market
Certificate in Derivatives
Certificate in Income Tax
Certificate in Accounting
Certificate in Micro Finance
Certificate in Investment Banking.

Chartered Financial Analyst

Chartered Financial Analyst Program is offered internationally by the American based CFA Institute to candidate having knowledge about investment and finance. A candidate who successfully completes the program and requirement of the CFA Institute is awarded the ‘CFA Charter’.

It takes an average of 4 years for a candidate to complete and earn their CFA Charter. The program covers a broad range of topics which includes investment management, financial analysis, stocks, bonds and derivatives and other financial attributes.

There are certain minimum requirements which are required to be fulfilled:

Minimum Eligibility: The candidate should be in Final Year of graduation to pursue Level I CFA Exam

To get the charter: Four years of qualified, professional work experience, in addition to passing the level I CFA exam, Level II CFA exam and Level III CFA exam

Note: EduPristine provides guidance and training for CFA course CFA Training which is accredited by CFA Institute, which has helped students in growing their career. To learn more about CFA and CFA training,

Company Secretaries

A Company Secretary is a senior position professional in a private sector company and public sector organization.

A Company Secretary is responsible for efficient running of the company’s administration in regard with the compliance with legal and regulatory requirement and for ensuring the decisions made my board of directors are implemented.

There are three stages in CS Course. They are

Foundation Program
Executive Program
Professional Program
Student has to go through 15 months of practical training.
ICSI Executive program can be pursued after foundation course.
Professional program can be pursued after successful completion of the Executive course.
After completion of professional course and 15 months training student is joined as Associate Member of the ICSI and called as Associate company secretary (ACS).

ICSI is the Institute of Company Secretaries in India which offers Company Secretary course

Master of Philosophy

M. Phil (Master of Philosophy) is an advanced post graduate research degree. Master of Philosophy is thesis based only and is considered as the second master’s degree. Very few Universities offer M. Phil in India and it is a 2-year long program.


M. Com presents a lot of career opportunities to the candidates. Banks and Financial organizations/companies are the major employers of these candidates. In India, Government organizations are the major employers of M.Com Graduates. Central Government companies offer numerous opportunities with basic pay at the entry level is INR 20,000/- to INR 30,000/- per month. Employees do get grade promotions while in the job and hence see the hike in the salary. In addition to this, working in a government organization comes with a lot of perks like gratuity funds, travel allowances and etc. To secure a government job, a candidate need to pass few test conducted by government such as UPSC, SSC, state PSC etc.

Here is the list of government jobs

Private sector has always maintained a status of paying more than the Government sector. Same is the case here; a master degree holder in private sector company gets paid around INR 30,000/- to 40,000/- per month. Candidates with experience and proficiency, can easily earn up to 6 figure income.

The salary of M. Com graduates vary according to the profile they are working in. Listed below are the various profile along-with their average salary in India:

Median Salary by Job - Degree: Master of Commerce (MCom) (India)

If you are looking for a career to improve your salary package then there are many courses available for obtaining good salary. In today’s competitive world, if you are not satisfied with the career or course you pursued there are many short term – high value – low investment courses available in the market. If you have any questions about the above listed careers or any other career, do mention it in the comments section below.