Commerce is a three year degree course which offers specializations in various subjects like accounts, finance, banking and business amongst others. Giving the core understanding of trade and business; along with fiscal policies, market, economics, industrial policies etc, the course opens the gates of career opportunities for the graduates.
With the advent of globalization since 1990s, many foreign companies and especially banks came up with the enormous options for the commerce graduates. Today, the career options are not only in the financial but non-financial sector as well. If we specify the former, then you can apply for company secretary ship or can become Charted Accountant. As far as the latter is concerned, then graduates can find options in different industries like that of: mass communication, law, hotel management and many others. Apart from this, if students get through with the competitive exams, job opportunities may resort to Indian Economic Service, Indian Statistical Service and Civil Service we well. In addition, the options also come in the form of: research analyst, share market broker, risk manager, asset manager, cost accounting manager, budget analyst, audit manager, Industrial accountant, credit specialist, AVP Treasury, Controller etc. Remuneration goes different as per the specialization. Normally, after completing Bachelors in Commerce the starting salary varies between Rs10,000 to Rs 12,000. Later, with experience and expertise the same may increase to Rs 20,000 per month. Hence, if graduates go for post graduation, the salary scale may get a good hike.
Thus, commerce indubitably gives many alternatives to build a strong and a promising career.