• The ICFAI University,  Jharkhand

The B.Com (Hons.) Program

The B.Com (Hons.) Program

The Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com (Hons.)] Program is a 3-year campus based program offered by the University with a view to impart in-depth knowledge and broad understanding of accounting and financial management. Currently Honours is offered in three disciplines namely; Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Finance and Accounting (FA) and Computer Applications (CA). The curriculum of B.Com (Hons.) program provides carefully selected subject combination of accountancy, economics, management & decision science, banking & insurance and commercial law. The program prepares the students with the knowledge, skills and attitude to meet the challenges of the modern day business organizations and also equips them to pursue MCom or MBA degree program and other professional courses further or a career in Banking / Financial Services / Insurance / Corporates.

Duration

Three years

Eligibility

10+2 in any discipline inclusive of Commerce with 40% and above aggregate marks; Students awaiting results can also apply.

Honours Discipline Electives: A student should choose all the 4 Honours Discipline Electives in the same chosen Honours Discipline. A student has the option of choosing Dissertation/ Project Work in place of one Discipline Course in 5th semester.

Discipline offered for Honours:

i) BSFI: Banking Banking Services Operations, Central Banking, Commercial Banking, Credit Management, Rural banking & Microfinance, Corporate Banking, SME Banking, International Banking;

Financial services: Securities Analysis, Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Mutual funds, Personal financial Planning, Wealth management, Investment Banking and financial services;

Insurance: Life Insurance, General Insurance, Risk & Insurance, Claims Management, Underwriting Management , Principles and Practice of Re-insurance.

ii) Finance and Accounting:
Finance Securities Analysis, Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Mutual funds, Personal financial Planning, Wealth management, Investment Banking and financial Services;

Accounting Advanced Management Accounting, Advanced Financial Accounting.

iii) Computer Applications: Database Management Systems, Web Technologies, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Mobile Computing and Wireless Mark-up Language, IT Infrastructure Management, IT Project Management, Multi-media Systems, Intranet Administration.

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the B.Com (Hons.) Program will be awarded the ‘Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.)’ Degree by the University subject to University regulations.

Program Structure
The three year B.Com (Hons.) degree program consists of 36 courses covered in six semesters. During 5th and 6th semester, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. The actual offering of electives will however, depend on optimal number of students opting for the same elective. Students are also required to do Internship / Project after completion of second year.

Program Structure for B.Com. (Hons. ) in Banking/Financial Services/Insurance
Year I
Semester-I Semester-II
  • English Language Skills
  • Financial Accounting - I
  • Business Statistics
  • Managerial Economics -I
  • Information Technology Trends
  • Principles of Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Financial Accounting – II
  • Managerial Economics-II
  • IT in business
  • Principles and Practices of Banking & Insurance
  • Business Environment
Year II
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law – I
  • Costing and Management Accounting
  • Marketing Management-I
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Soft Skills-I
  • Financial Management
  • Business Law-II
  • Auditing
  • Marketing Management-II
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship
Internship / Project
Year III
Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Direct Taxes
  • E-Commerce
  • Values & Ethics
  • Honours Discipline Elective – I
  • Honours Discipline Elective – II
  • Current Affairs- India
  • Management Information System
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Honours Discipline Elective – III
  • Honours Discipline Elective - IV