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    Top Commerce Colleges in India

    Commerce is the study that refers to the exchange of goods, services, etc. in the field of business. Commerce is an extremely broad field of education which encompasses in itself a wide range of sub-specializations. As there is no technical knowledge required for entry into a commerce course, students with a background in engineering and medicine also seek admission to commerce courses. Students who have completed commerce courses at higher education level develop an in-depth understanding of various aspects of the business. As such, they can readily find employment in their desired profession in private as well as public sector enterprises.

    In India, there are more than 10,000 commerce colleges that provide full-time, part-time and distance learning opportunities to students. These colleges offer commerce courses at master's level, bachelor's level, and diploma level. But with the presence of so many commerce colleges in India, it becomes difficult for a student to select the best option. Hence here is the complete information regarding leading commerce colleges in India, based on essential parameters.

    Leading specialization courses in commerce

    Admission process for list of commerce colleges in India

    1. Bachelor's Degree

    • BBA - If you want to pursue a career in management, you should consider applying for the Bachelor of Management degree.

    • B.Com - The Bachelor of Economics is a combination of basic and advanced economics with students gaining an in-depth understanding of micro and macro-level concepts of economics.

    • BCom Accounting and Finance - It is an undergraduate course of 3 years (Full time). It is the course that teaches the fundamentals of accounting and finance practices

    • BCom Banking and Finance - In this you learn activities in banking, finance, investment, business analytics, risk assessment, and use of financial software.

    1. Professional Courses

    • Bachelor of Business Studies - The Bachelor of Business Studies degree is also similar to a Bachelor of Business Administration. 

    • Bachelor of Computer Application - This course is about computer languages and its applications in business, industry

    • BCom LLB - It is an integrated law course that usually lasts up to a period of 5 years. However, in the end, you are a qualified lawyer who can practice in any court of law in India.

    1. Master's Degree

    Popular Commerce programs at postgraduate level are M.Com, MBA, MPhil, M.Sc., etc. Generally speaking, UG courses in commerce are of three years duration whereas PG programmes are of two years duration.

    Eligibility Criteria for admission in Commerce Colleges in India

    • Candidates can opt for an undergraduate degree in commerce if they have completed their class 12th education with 50% marks.  Candidates who have studied subjects like accounts, Mathematics and Economics, etc. have a better chance of selection. 

    • To secure admission in a postgraduate level commerce course, candidates should have completed their graduation degree from a recognized college/university in India. Students from a non-commerce background can also apply for many postgraduate level commerce courses. However, many colleges and universities follow the different criteria for admission in the PG level Commerce course.

    Entrance exams for list of commerce colleges in India

    In order to seek admission in different commerce courses, candidates need to appear for certain entrance examinations, depending upon the college or university. Some of these entrance exams are conducted at the university level while others are conducted at the state or regional level. Students need to register for these entrance exams as per the guidelines of the conducting authority. Some of the most popular entrance exams for commerce courses in India are: - 

    S.no

    Entrance exam

    1.

    ICWAI

    2.

    ICSI

    3.

    ICAI

    4.

    JUET

    5.

    JMI

    6.

    LUACMAT

    7.

    AUCET

    8.

    PUCET

    9.

    DUET

    10.

    CUET

    11.

    GATA

    12.

    IPU-CET

    13.

    NMIMS

    14.

    KUPGCET


    List of Commerce Colleges in India

    India has a vast number of commerce colleges. Commerce has been one of the most popular course streams amongst the students. Hence there are many colleges present across all regions of the country. Most of the colleges enrol students on the basis of their off the merit marks that is 12th class marks, but some colleges also conduct their own entrance examination with the students needing to qualify. For postgraduate courses, marks scored in the undergraduate degree are also taken into consideration. Here is the zone-wise list of the list of commerce colleges in India along with the entrance examination, ranking and their fees.

    List of Commerce Colleges in North Zone

    With cities like Chandigarh and Delhi present here, it is not a surprise that there are some of the leading commerce colleges of India here. Students from all over the country as well as overseas as well. 

    Name of B.Com College

    NIRF Ranking

    Careers360 ranking

    Entrance exam

    Annual Fees (approx.)

    Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi

    12

    1

    UG- 12th marks

    PG- DUET

    ₹28,000

    Lady Shri Ram College for Women New Delhi

    2

    -

    12th marks

    ₹21,000

    Sri Venkateswara College New Delhi

    14

    -

    12th marks

    ₹10,000

    Jagannath Institute of Management Studies

    -

    -

    JET

    ₹1,20,000

    Isabella Thoburn College Lucknow

    -

    -

    12th marks

    -

    Shri Jai Narain PG College Lucknow

    -

    -

    12th marks

    ₹9,475 (Regular)

    ₹17,675 (Self-financed)

    Sri Agrasen Kanya PG College Varanasi

    9

    -

    12th marks

    ₹15,600

    Amity University Noida

    -

    -

    12th marks

    ₹96,000


    List of commerce colleges in South Zone

    South India has always been famous for its educational institutions, and the same holds true for the list of commerce colleges in South India. There are some really good commerce colleges here that attract students from all over the country. 

    College Name

    NIRF ranking

    Careers360 ranking

    Entrance exam

    Annual Course Tuition Fee Range

    Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, Chennai

    25

    -

    • HITSEE

    0.92 - 2Lakh

    KL University Guntur

    70

    -

    • KLEE

    0.90 Lakhs

    Synergy School of Business (SSB), Hyderabad

    -

    -

    • 12th marks

    0.30 - 1.5 Lakhs

    KLE Society's S Nijalingappa College (KLE), Bangalore

    -

    -

    • 12th marks

    0.60 - 1.1 Lakhs

    Alliance University Bangalore

    42

    -

    AUMAT

    1 Lakh

    Bangalore Institute of Management & Science (BIMS), Bangalore

    -

    -

    12th marks

    0.80 - 1.8 Lakhs

    Vel Tech Dr. RR & Dr. SR R&D Institute of Science and Technology

    -

    -

    • 12th marks

    0.60 - 2 Lakhs

    Loyola College, Chennai

    6

    7

    12th marks

    0.13 – 0.24 Lakhs

    Stella Maris College, Chennai

    64

    -

    • 12th marks

    0.25 – 0.30 Lakhs


    List of Commerce Colleges in West Zone

    With cities like Mumbai and Pune present in the West Zone, it is not a surprise that some of the best commerce colleges in India are present here. Here is a list of the list of commerce colleges in the West Zone. 

    Colleges Name

    NIRF Ranking

    Careers360 ranking

    Entrance exam

    Annual Fees (Approximate)

    St. Xavier's College

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 77,200/-

    Marwadi University (MU), Rajkot

    320

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 50,00/-

    ASM's Institute of Management & Computer Studies (IMCOST), Thane

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 20,000/-

    Institute of Business Studies and Research (IBSAR)

    -

    -

    12th marks

    -

    Amity University Mumbai

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs. 50,000 - 1.5 Lakh

    Indus University (IU)

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 45,000/-

    Sandip University

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs.7,000

    Institute for Excellence in Higher Education

    -

    -

    NAT

    Rs 18,882/-

    H. L. College of Commerce

    -

    -

    12th marks 

    Rs 10,000/-

    Bhavan's Sheth R.A. College of Arts and Commerce

    -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 2870/-


    List of Commerce Colleges in East Zone

    East Zone of India also has some of the best commerce colleges in India. As a result, students from all over the country seek admission in the commerce colleges here. Following is a list of the list of commerce colleges in the East Zone. 

    Colleges Name

    NIRF Ranking

    Careers360 ranking

    Entrance exam

    Annual Fee (Approximate)

    Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration

    • -

    -

    CMAT

    Rs 1,3000/-

    Brainware University

    • -

    -

    UGCNET, CSIRNET, WBJECA, WBUTGET

    Rs 59,000/-

    Adamas University

    • -

    -

    AUAT

    Rs 94,000/-

    Swami Vivekananda University (SVU)

    • -

    • -

    12th marks

    Rs 78,000

    St. Xavier's College

    • -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 46,300/-

    J. D. Birla Institute

    • -

    -

    GAT

    Rs 1,42,350/-

    Bhawanipur Education Society College

    • -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 49,800/-

    Seth Anandram Jaipuria College

    • -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 4,390/-

    Sivanath Sastri College

    • -

    • -

    12th marks

    Rs 11,220/-

    Seth Soorajmull Jalan Girls' College

    • -

    -

    12th marks

    Rs 5,070/-


    List of Commerce Colleges in India (NIRF ranking)

    Every year the MHRD ministry (human resource and development ministry) of India releases a new ranking of colleges based on various criteria. The ranking is unbiased and solely based on the parameters that are- research and professional practice, teaching-learning and resources, graduation outcomes and outreach inclusivity. Many colleges participate in this list and the MHRD to select the best out of them. Here is a list of the list of commerce colleges in India that are ranked by NIRF. 


    List of Commerce Colleges in India (Careers360 ranking)

    Institute/College Name

    NIRF Rank for the year 2019

    Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

    2

    Hindu College, Delhi

    3

    Presidency College

    5

    Loyola College, Chennai

    6

    St Xavier's College, Calcutta (Kolkata)

    7

    Hans Raj College

    9

    Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi

    12

    Sri Venkateswara College (SVC), New Delhi Sri Venkateswara

    14

    Careers360 is a widely known website that provides information about various colleges for all across India. It is mainly based on YouTube views provided by the various students, so here is the list of commerce colleges according to Careers360.

    Rank

    College Name

    1

    Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi

    2

    Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

    3

    Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

    4

    Symbiosis College of Arts of Commerce, Pune

    5

    Aditi Mahavidyalaya, Delhi

    6

    Government College, Sector 9 Gurgaon

    7

    Loyola College, Chennai

    8

    PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

    9

    Christ University, Bangalore

    10

    Marian College, Kuttikkanam


    List of Commerce Colleges in India (based on fees)

    Commerce is one of the oldest courses, which is taught in many colleges all across India. The best colleges for oneself have various criteria that a student must look at and one of them is the fees. Fees of the college vary according to each college's infrastructure, placement opportunities, faculty, and extra resources that they provide.

    Here is the list of the list of 10 commerce colleges of India along with their details and their fees.

    S. No 

    College Name

    Ownership

    Fees

    1

    Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi

    Government

    Rs. 59,610

    2

    Hindu College, Delhi

    Government

    Rs. 54,780

    3

    Presidency College

    Government

    Rs. 2.40 lakhs

    4

    Loyola College, Chennai

    Government

    Rs. 3 lakhs

    5

    St Xavier's College, Calcutta (Kolkata)

    Government

    Rs. 45,000

    6

    Hans Raj College

    Government

    Rs. 52,600

    7

    Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), University of Delhi

    Government

    Rs. 89,895

    8

    Sri Venkateswara College (SVC), New Delhi Sri Venkateswara

    Government

    Rs. 37,220


    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Is Mathematics important for B.Com?

    Ans. Mathematics is required only for B.Com Hons; other B.Com courses do not require mathematics.

    1. What is the difference between B.Com and B.Com (Hons) courses?

    Ans.  B.Com (Hons) is a specialization course, while B.Com is for the general education in commerce.

    1. Can we do an MBA after B.Com?

    Ans. Yes, pursuing an MBA degree after graduating from one of the B.Com courses in India is possible. However, many MBA Colleges in India take admissions to the course based on the scores obtained in one of the MBA entrance exams, viz. CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT, NMAT, ATMA, etc.

    1. What are the various job profiles available for B.Com students?

    Ans. The job profiles that are available to the B.Com graduates in India, which include the following B.Com job options:

    • Financial Risk Manager

    • Government Jobs such as Civil Services, Indian Economic Service, Indian Statistical Service, Govt Banking Jobs, BPOs, etc.

    • Business Analyst

    • Digital Marketer

    1.  Which are the top companies that recruit commerce graduates?

    Ans. Companies that recruit commerce graduates are: -

    • SBI

    • Deloitte

    • ICICI Bank

    • KPMG

    • HDFC

    • TFC

    • RBS

    • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

    • IndusInd Bank

    • Microsoft

    • Ernest and Young

    • HCL Technologies

    • Punjab National Bank

    • Hewlett-Packard

    • Citibank

    • IBM

    • HSBC

    • Reliance

    1. Which is the best course to choose after BCom after commerce?

    Ans. Many commerce courses are offered at post-graduation. Students who wish to pursue higher studies in the commerce sector for courses such as M.Com, MBA, MA (Hons) in Economics, MBA in Banking & Finance and M.Com in Accounting & Finance.

    1. What are the required traits for a commerce graduate?

    Ans. Some of the desirable characteristics of commerce graduates are: - 

    • Accept Responsibility

    • Self-Motivated

    • Master Self-Management

    • Are Interdependent

    • Have Self-Awareness

    • Life-long learning

    • Have High EQ's

    1. What to look into a college before applying?

    Ans. Things you need to look into before applying to a college are: - 

    • Academics

    • Affordability

    • Location

    • Size

    • Housing

    • Athletics

    • Campus Life

    1. Can Science stream students pursue a B.Com course in India?

    Ans. Yes, it is possible for a science stream student to pursue a B.Com course. You can pursue a B.Com General course or a B.Com (Hons) course.

    1. What is Better, B.Com or BBA?

    Ans. It depends on what you as an undergraduate student wish to pursue from the perspective of your career.  

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            Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
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            Mumbai, Maharashtra
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