Master of Commerce

Duration: 2 Years
Level: Post Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: B.Com. or Grad (Honours) in Economics/Management

M.Com. or Master of Commerce is a postgraduate academic degree which is awarded after successful completion of a two years program. The Master degree course covers the study of principles of accounting, economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, money and banking systems, knowledge about business, trade and its characteristics and policies involved, etc. In the final year, the students opt for specialized study in any one fields of Commerce such as Statistics, Taxation, Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Banking, Insurance, etc. Simply, M.Com. is a postgraduate degree program that focuses on the systematic study of the concepts of Accountancy, Business Studies, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Banking, Law, Taxation, Marketing, Management Studies, etc. Therefore, study of M.Com. Degree gives an insight of commerce, management and economics as a whole.

Master of Commerce Eligibility

  • The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.Com. Degree is having graduation degree in Commerce stream.
  • However, as an alternative criterion, many universities accept graduation degree with Honours in Economics or Business/Management Studies for admission to their M.Com degree course.
  • Some of the very reputed universities and institutes demand a minimum of     45-50% marks in graduation as qualifying criteria to secure admission in this course and some also conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.Com. Degree course. Selection to the degree course in these colleges is based on marks secured in the final merit i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exams of graduation and the entrance exam.

Master of Commerce Syllabus

Syllabus of Master of Commerce as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study


Compulsory Papers


Accounting for Managerial Decisions


Business Environment


Computer Applications in Business


Corporate Financial Accounting


Corporate Legal Environment


Corporate Tax Planning




Economics of Global Trade and Finance


Financial Management


Management Concepts and Organization Behaviour


Managerial Economics


Marketing Management


Statistical Analysis


Strategic Management


Optional Papers


Banking & Finance


Commercial Bank Management


Entrepreneurial Management


Financial Bank Management


Financial Markets


Human Resource Management


International Finance


Investment Management


Research Methodology in Commerce

Further, a student has to select one optional group out of:


Optional Group: Accounting and Finance

  • Accounting for Managerial Decision
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Project Planning and Control
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management


Optional Group: Marketing

  • Advertising and Sales Management
  • Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Research


Optional Group: International Marketing

  • Foreign Trade Policy, Procedures and Documentation
  • International Business Environment
  • International Marketing


Optional Group: Statistics

  • Quantitative Techniques and Research Methodology


Master of Commerce Colleges

Master of Commerce Course Suitability

  • Master of Commerce Course is suitable for those candidates who want to go for higher studies and research work in the field of statistics and related areas besides taking up job of a teacher/lecturer in various universities and colleges after clearing the requisite exams like UGC NET/JRF etc.
  • This course is also suitable for those candidates who are willing to pursue Chartered Accountancy and Company Secretary-ship.

How is Master of Commerce Course Beneficial?

  • M.Com degree serves as a basis for further higher studies and research in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degree in Commerce.
  • M.Com degree holders can opt for further higher studies and career in various specializations of Commerce such as in Statistics, Taxation, Accounting & Finance, Banking, Insurance and many more.
  • Commerce post graduates can take up research work in various fields of India’s national security problems including the international relations, geostrategic, geopolitical, socio-economic, tactical aspects of war, etc.
  • A Master's Degree in Commerce prepares a post graduate for a wide variety of careers dealing with the flow of money, from accountant to investment banker, money manager to personal finance consultant.
  • Law schools are a very common destination now-a-days for recent post graduates in Commerce.
  • On successful completion of Master’s degree in Commerce, a student can apply for the UGC-NET or JRF exam; the success in these exams makes teaching or research as good options.

Master of Commerce Employment Areas

  • Various Corporate Sectors in their Marketing and Accounts Sections
  • Finance, Commerce and the Banking Sectors
  • Research Associates with Economic Consulting Firms
  • Economic Consulting Jobs
  • Customs Department
  • Import/Export Companies
  • Indian Civil Services
  • Indian Statistical Services
  • Indian Economic Services
  • Insurance Industry

Master of Commerce Job Types

  • Accounts Assistant             
  • Assistant Accountant           
  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Cashier/Teller
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Executive Assistant
  • Finance Manager 
  • Financial Analysts
  • Investments Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Market Analysts
  • Marketing Manager
  • Money Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Personal Finance Consultant
  • Risk Analyst
  • Securities Analyst
  • Senior Accountant
After completing M.Com. you can become:
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