Master of Commerce (M.Com)

About the Program

Master of Commerce (M.Com) is a 2-year full-time (4 semester) postgraduate program offered by Jain College, affiliated to Bangalore University. The program focuses on subjects like Commerce, Management, Economics, Accounting, and Finance. It strengthens the theoretical, analytical and applied knowledge base of commerce and develops advanced theoretical understanding and research capabilities in students to secure academic and research focused careers.

The industry specific pedagogy delivered by the subject experts provide students with a wide range of managerial skills while building competence in a particular area.

This program usually includes a thesis component or may even be exclusively research based. The course strengthens the theoretical, analytical and applied knowledge base of commerce. The Master of Commerce covers core competencies in accounting, finance, information systems and computerized accounting. This program is designed for those who are looking for further knowledge in their chosen careers. The differentiation of M.Com from other business and management degrees is that M.Com places more emphasis on theory, although sometimes less on practice. This M.Com program will also equip one with strong subject-matter expertise in Commerce and Management and also develops advanced theoretical knowledge and research capabilities in their preparation for academic and research focused career.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of the program, students will:

  • Acquire an applied understanding of business concepts and practices, including in-depth subject-matter expertise in commerce and management
  • Apply learning in the real-world business

Course Duration

2 years

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks from a recognized university.


Semester I

  • Monetary System
  • International Business
  • Macro Economics for Business Decisions
  • Information Systems and Computers
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Soft Core - Communication Skills

Semester II

  • Indian Banking
  • Risk Management
  • Advanced E-Commerce & Mobile Commerce
  • Business Research Methods
  • Operations Research & Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Marketing
  • Soft Core - Micro Finance

Semester III

Elective – I Accounting & Taxation

  • Common Paper - Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Accounting for Managerial Decision
  • Strategic Cost Management – I
  • Direct Taxes & Planning
  • Open Elective

Elective – II Finance and Banking

  • Common Paper - Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Security Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Open Elective

Elective – III System Management

  • Common Paper - Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Relational Database Management Systems
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Open Elective

Semester IV

Elective – I Accounting & Taxation

  • Common Paper - Commodity Market
  • Corporate reporting practices and Ind AS
  • Strategic Cost Management – II
  • Goods and Service Taxes
  • Dissertation

Elective – II Finance and Banking

  • Common Paper - Commodity Markets
  • Forex Management
  • International Financial Institutions & Markets
  • Banking Operations and Management
  • Dissertation

Elective – III System Management

  • Common Paper - Commodity Markets
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Distributed Computing and Applications
  • Data Mining and Data Warehousing
  • Dissertation

How to Apply

Apply Online

Documents to be enclosed

  • Photocopy of bachelor’s degree or equivalent board mark sheet
  • Any other certificates / testimonials in support of accomplishments

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The career and placement services provides unbiased information, advice and guidance to first help students understand themselves and the employment market and then plan and prepare for their future by developing suitable career related skills and knowledge. It aims to help students find a career that uses their unique skills and individual experience to the fullest.

Admission enquiries

   JAIN Knowledge Campus

5th Floor Admission Office
#44/4, District Fund Road,
Jayanagar 9th Block,
Bangalore - 560 069

Career Prospects

Master's graduate in commerce has the advantage of entering a career either in academics, research or, alternatively, in other professional areas of commerce and finance such as taxation, consultancy and financial services.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • General Marketing
  • Marketing of Financial Products and Services
  • Banking and Merchant Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • General Management
  • Business and Marketing Research
  • Insurance Sector
  • Academic Field
  • Audit
  • Research and Analysis
  • Financial Analysis