Work Options After B.Com

Opportunities after B.Com is manifold. Discover what all you can do after your commerce honours.

CA /CWA Firms

A lot of B.Com pursuers have their ultimate goal to make it as CAs or CWAs. Many of them go for these courses side by side. For such it is always a good idea to try their hand for sometime at CA firms. They will get to know real world problems and their interaction with those who have made it will provide them tips on how to crack this exam. This experience will also count for the Article-ship among students who clear the preliminary papers towards their CA-hood. 


A lot of audit firms require risk analysts at the entry levels to perform basic tasks. Some of the most prestigious names in the industry such as Deloitte or EY are among regular recruiters from top campuses and packages can be really high for the best of them. While a lot of jobs at this stage would undoubtedly involve repeated mundane number crunching, an early start in a big company paves the way for natural progression at the work place. 


This is a very important topic within commerce as all students need to go through basics. Thus a lot of insurance companies hire freshers for sales profiles as well as to help out in the preparation for insurance packages. Selling insurance is often considered a ‘test-by-fire’ for sales professionals so anyone who passes this can be assured of having a bright future in marketing and sales in the future. 


Companies such as India Bulls, Fidelity or Religare are involved in asset management, portfolio advisory and financial planning. Young recruits can get hands on training in preparation of portfolios, wealth management and risk advisory. Many also get a taste in the final sales thus completing the end-to-end journey of packages. 


Specifically the field of economic or financial journalism is what attracts commerce graduates. Students may get recruited by business newspapers such as Economic Times, Business Standard or Business Line or for the business sections of other general reading papers. They may even get recruited for top business channels such as CNBC India or NDTV Profit. 


Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies thrive on sales. They require young graduates with a flair for numbers who can help in the actual sales process while also assisting in the marketing planning and research. Many are even involved in corporate events held for promotional purposes. 


The non-profit industry is forever in search of professional executives or managers. Commerce graduates could help in teaching of underprivileged sections or in managerial positions. Fund-raising is one activity at which a lot of them have been observed to have a knock for. 

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