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Commerce General

About the Department


B.Com. Programme was introduced in 1997 with 15 students. To meet the demand of the course, one more batch was started in the academic year 2014-2015. At present, the department has 8 faculty members with 400 students.

The course opens plenty of opportunities in the field of Commerce, Business and Administration. The department aims at maintaining an academic excellence and equipping students with the skills necessary to face the challenges in the business world. The undergraduate course offers an innovative syllabus which caters varying needs of the students.

There is a blend of theoretical and practical exposure to the students through Seminars, Guest Lectures, Workshops and Industrial Visits. The department also facilitates the students to pursue Professional Courses and to appear for Competitive exams by providing them Career Guidance Programmes through expertise from outside organizations. The department also encourages the students to participate in Inter-House Competitions, Inter-Collegiate Technical and Cultural Events to explore their hidden talents and skills.

Courses Offered

Programme Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria: Pass in +2 with Commerce and Accountancy.


  • To provide knowledge and skills to understand and participate in the challenging business world.
  • To develop socially responsible commerce graduates by motivating and preparing them for entrepreneurial and employment excellence.
  • To build up innovative and creative thinking among the students through various training in Soft Skill, Computing Skill and Certificate Courses.
  • To prepare them for subsequent Post Graduate studies and to achieve success in their professional careers.
  • To provide quality education through personalized approach and also to inculcate noble inputs of discipline, creativity, skills and social values.

Scope of the Course

Commerce is an evergreen course. It prepares the student to take up challenging endeavours in the current competent global scenario. The course provides adequate knowledge in all areas of business to meet global demands through its core subjects like Accounting, Practical Auditing, Taxation, Entrepreneurial Development, Economics, Statistics, Law and Insurance. The course helps the students to gain knowledge and to establish themselves as a successful business capitalist. The course gives wider scope to pursue higher studies or professional courses such as M.Com. M.B.A., M.C.A., CA, ICWA. ACS, CFA etc. The course facilitates to compete with opportunities in reputed companies in different sector.


B.Com. General (Shift I & II)

I Year II Year III Year
Semester - I Semester - III Semester - V
Language-I Advanced Financial Accounting Cost Accounting
English –I Principle of Management Practical Auditing
Financial Accounting Indian Economy Entrepreneurial Development
Business Communication NME/Basic Tamil Financial Management
Business Economics –Allied Soft Skill - II Income Tax Law and Practice - I
Non Major Elective/Basic Tamil Advanced Financial Accounting Value Education
Soft Skill Principle of Management
Semester - II Semester - IV Semester - VI
Language-II Advanced Corporate Accounting Advanced Cost Accounting
English –II Company Law Management Accounting
Advanced Financial Accounting Financial Services Business Environment
Principle of Management Business Taxation Income Tax Law and Practice - II
Indian Economy Elements of Operational Research Human Resource Management
NME/Basic Tamil Environmental Studies Extension Activities
Soft Skill – II Soft Skill – IV

Add-On Courses

Tally Course 9.0 version is conducted for the Final Year students every year.

University of Madras Rank Holders


Ganesh Moorthy. E(2002-2005)
Senior Professional DXC Technogies Private Limited, Chennai
Sanjay P(2008 - 2011)
Company Secretary cum Legal Manager XS Real Group
Muthulakshmi.(2003 -2006)
Officer IT (Information Technology). Punjab National Bank, Chennai.

Frequently Asked Questions

Commerce is evergreen in nature. It provides wide job opportunities and also it provides fundamental knowledge to pursue professional courses like CA, CMA & ACS. The graduates of commerce are also having a wide scope to enter administrative services (IAS), Income Tax officer, GST practitioner etc. 

Accountant, Accounts Executive, Chartered Accountant, Banking, Company Secretary, Cost Accountant, Finance Analyst, Finance Consultant, Stock Broker, Tax Auditor, Tax Consultant, Entrepreneur etc.,

Financial accounting, cost accounting, management accounting, corporate accounting, financial management, principles of management, business communication, retail marketing, elements of insurance, business taxation, income tax, banking, business environment, entrepreneurial development, human resource management, business law, company law, business economics, Indian economy, business statistics and operation research.

                                                The field of commerce is destroyable. The commerce graduates having job opportunities at the time of market depression. 

                                                Yes, it is valid internationally.

                                                Yes, Tally course is offered for III rd. year students to enrich computerized accounting knowledge.

Applicant must be a commerce group student and secured atleast 60% in their higher secondary education.

B.Com (General) is the overview of all areas/ subjects. Whereas B.Com (Specialization like CS, BM, A&F, CA etc.) meant for specialized in a particular area/ subject

                                                If a candidate holding degree with minimum of 55% of marks, they are exempted from doing foundation courses.

                                                Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Corporation Bank, Cape Gemini, HDFC, IICI, Muthoot Finance, Sutherland Global Services, City Financial, Tata Consultancy Services, Bhadra International (India) Private Limited, Global Talent Track Power Limited.