Masters of Commerce or M.Com is a post graduate level course ideal for candidates who wish to make a career in banking financial services and insurance (BFSI) as well as accounting and commerce sectors. The 2-year course delves deeper into the functioning of the economy, capital, revenue, trade, taxes, etc. taught in BCom.

Since, M.Com is a specialized area in itself, only those candidates who have pursued B.Com or B.Com (H), can go for it. M.Com is also a good option for CA/CS candidates. However, not many CA/CS aspirants pursue M.Com as CA/CS courses can be pursued after class 12.

M.Com is most popular among aspiring teachers/lecturers and researchers. UGC-NET/JRF and PhD are among popular options for MCom degree holders.

Admission to M.Com in top universities is done through entrance exam. Many universities offer merit based admission to the course.

M.Com covers a wide area for study and research and has many specializations to offer besides M.Com (General) and M.Com (Honours), like:

M.Com Specialisations
M.Com (Taxation) M.Com (Economics)
M.Com (Mathematics) M.Com (Accounting)
M.Com (Accounting & Finance) M.Com (Statistics)
M.Com (Banking) M.Com (Finance)
M.Com (Banking and Finance) M.Com (Finance & Control)
M.Com (Marketing) M.Com (E-Commerce)
M.Com (Business Management) M.Com (Computer Application)
2 Years (4 Semester)


The standard of passing the M.Com degree examination will be as under:
  • To pass any semester examination of the M.Com degree, a candidate must obtain at least 40% marks in the university examination separately in each course of theory and practical.
  • Class will be awarded based on Earned Grade Point, SGPA and CGPA as per rules of University
Marks of Internal examination, university examination and credit hours will be as under:
  • Total marks of each theory course are 100 (university examination of 70 marks + internal examination of 30 marks).
  • Marks of each unit in the course are equal (i.e. 14 Marks). Total marks of each course are 14x5=70 for university examination.
  • Credit hours (lectures) for each unit in the course are equal (i.e. 12 hours). Total credit hours (lectures) of each course are 12x5=60.
  • Total marks of each practical and project-viva course are 100. No internal examination of marks in practical and project-viva courses

Candidate seeking admission to the Master of Commerce must have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with 48% or more in the discipline.