Courses after 12th Commerce

Now that you have cleared your class 12 examinations, have you given any thoughts on what you want to do next? If you are thinking of choosing a career in Commerce then I would say it’s a great choice. In India, Commerce has grown tremendously and is known for providing a wide scope of career options to pursue after class 12. It further gets wider with students realizing the importance of Commerce and the specialization courses associated to it. These courses not only give you an opportunity to grow and make an illustrious career but also help you becoming the top-notch in your professional career. But the question which troubles you is ‘Which career option to choose?’.

It is not a compulsion that you need to have completed your Higher Secondary from Commerce only. A Science or an Arts’ student can also pursue these specialized courses after class 12. As it is rightly said “It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career”. All you need is dedication, hard-working spirit and self-confidence to face all the hurdles coming your way. Now let me throw some light on some of the most prestigious and industry respected career options you can opt for after class 12.

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)

ACCA is the world’s leading and fastest-growing international accountancy organization with 162,000 members and 428,000 students across 173 countries. The ACCA qualification helps in developing successful careers in the fields of accounting, banking, management and consulting. The major advantage of pursuing this course is competing for senior roles.

CERTIFICATIONS & RECOGNITIONS WITH ACCA:

Various Certifications and recognitions can be earned with ACCA. It shouldn’t surprise you when we say that you can earn:

• Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of F1 to F3 and Professional Ethics Module)

• Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business (on completion of F1to F9, Professional Ethics Module)

• B.Sc. in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University

• ACCA professional membership (on completion of all 14 exams, 3 yrs work experience and Professional Ethics Module)

• Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors USA (after passing 3 papers)

• Membership of Singapore Institute of certified Public Accountants

• Membership of Malaysia Institute of certified Public Accountants

• Membership of Hong Kong Institute of certified Public Accountants

ELIGIBILITY:

• Students who have completed 12th from Commerce stream
(Pass in 5 subjects including English and Mathematics / Accounts, mark of 65% in at least 2 subjects and over 50% in the others)

• Students pursuing Graduation in Commerce (B.Com, BBA, BMS, etc.) or B.A/B.Sc. graduates from a recognized university through Foundation in Accountancy.

The ACCA exams give you the theory beyond your knowledge of accountancy but alongside theory, the experience prepares you for a challenging career as a professional accountant. This qualification closely links practical experience to your studies. This helps you in applying the knowledge you gain from exams to your work and impress your future employers by showing them that you have a perfect mixture of knowledge with skills. You should think about the practical experience you need to gain for the ACCA Qualification when looking for a job and choosing your employer.

Visit our ACCA course page for further details.

CMA (Certified Management Accountant)

Certified Management Accountants (CMA) are strategic financial management professionals with accounting skills and leadership competencies in international competitiveness, market development, human resources management, and information technologies. This international certification makes you the preferred choice of the potential employers. It is offered by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) USA and the content is regularly reviewed by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA). It has been offered since 1972 and has certified over 40,000 professionals.

CAREER ADVANTAGE WITH CMA CERTIFICATION:

Having a CMA Certification makes you compatible for many titles in your career. These titles include:

• Staff accountant

• Financial analyst

• Budget analyst

• Internal auditor

• Finance manager

• Vice president of finance

• Chief financial officer (CFO)

• Chief executive officer (CEO)

ELIGIBILITY:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably B.Com, BBA, BMS

• A GRE or GMAT score in or above the fiftieth percentile or current certification in a comparable field such as Certified Public Accountant

CMA certification is widely accepted in India and in the job markets of US, Canada, Europe, Middle East and China. Average CMA entry-level earning potential is more than any other professional’s entry level salary. According IMA’s salary survey from 2016, accountants with CMA certification earned 49-50% more than non-certified accountants at the same levels.

Visit our CMA course page for further details.

CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the highest standard of competence in the field of Accountancy across the globe. The exam is administered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), which is the world’s largest accounting body.

A CPA qualification is similar to the Indian CA qualification. In addition to the CA qualification, a CPA will have knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards), Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAS), US federal taxation and business laws. This gives great advantage to a CPA when working with US Based Financial firms or Indian firms working for US clients.

CAREER ADVANTAGE WITH CPA CERTIFICATION:

CPA certification opens doors to a wide variety of career options. Some current hot areas in accounting include:

• Assurance Services

• Forensic Accounting

• International Accounting

• Internal & External Auditing

• Tax & Financial Planning

• Consulting Services

• Forensic Accounting

With global recognition, a CPA can always find the best place to work anywhere and a salary with at least 30 – 40% more than the other accounting professionals.

ELIGIBILITY:

• A bachelor’s degree in accounting (B.Com, BBA, BMS) as well as a Master’s degree in accounting or taxation (MBA, M.Com, CA) from an accredited college or university

• A specific amount of professional work experience in public accounting (the required duration and type of experience varies according to licensing jurisdiction).

CPA is most suitable for CA, ICWA, CS, LLB, MBA (Finance), M.Com Professionals. By earning your CPA certificate, you can position yourself for a rewarding and broad-based career path.

Visit our CPA course page for further details.

Clearing all three of the above exams will earn you international certification which will be the best for your career. Other than these three esteemed courses, you have other career options that you can go for. Some of these are:

Certificate in Accounting & Compliance (CAC)

There are chances that you may not have heard about this certification before but if you are looking for accounting certification then this one is a good career option. If you are going for you will have hands on expertise in the field of Accounting, Taxation, Reporting and Compliance integrated with high end accounting softwares and applications like Tally ERP 9, SAP, Advanced Excel, Quickbook.

Career advantage with CAC Certification

Having a CAC Certification makes you compatible for many titles in your career. Some of them are:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Sr. Accountant
  • Accounts Manager
  • Manager/Sr. Manager
  • DGM/GM

Visit our CAC course page for further details

CA (Chartered Accountant)

Charted accountants specialize in the fields of accounting, including public management and government accounting. Job duties of a Chartered Accountant differ greatly within specific positions. Many duties are shared between CAs that include preparing financial reports and documents, maintaining investments records, reviewing potential financial risk as well as providing professional opinions in regards to the fiscal decisions of the firm.

You can enroll directly for the Intermediate (IPC) course by the ICAI if you have passed your 10+2 as well as Common Proficiency Test (CPT.)

ELIGIBILITY:

• Bachelor’s degree in a financial field and two years of post-graduate study

• Three years of work experience supervised by a CA

CS (Company Secretary)

Company Secretary is a professional course which is administered by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Company Secretary Course provides you with the knowledge and understanding of the modern corporate financial and legal affair practices. To get a Company Secretary certification, the candidate needs to pass the Foundation Program, Executive Program, and Professional Program. You can appear for the Foundation Program for Company Secretary, if you have passed 10+2 in any stream.

ELIGIBILITY:

• Candidates who have passed senior secondary (10+2) can apply for the Foundation Program

• Candidates who have passed the Executive Program can apply for the Final course.

BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies)

BMS is a specialized under graduate management course which focuses on the study of business mathematics, managerial economics, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, human resource management, etc. It is the best platform for the aspiring candidates who want to pursue MBA after graduation. BMS creates a base for MBA degree and hence when you start with your MBA program, it helps you in easy and better understanding of the topics.

Students who have cleared their class 12 examinations irrespective of their specialization field i.e. Science, Arts or Commerce, are eligible for BMS degree.

Parameters

ACCA

CMA

CPA

CA

CS

BMS

Recognition

ACCA, UK

IMA, US

AICPA, US

ICAI, India,

ICSI, India

Local University

Duration 

2 yrs

Around 1 yr

Around 1 yr  

5 yrs

3.5 yrs  to 4 yrs

3 yrs

Salary Package in (INR)

3.5 to 9 Lakhs

4 to 7
Lakhs

4.5 to 11
Lakhs

3 to 6
Lakhs

3 to 9
Lakhs

2 – 4
Lakhs

Fees
(INR)

3 Lakhs

80K to 1.5 Lakhs

1.25 to 1.75 Lakhs

2.5 Lakhs

2 lakhs

45K

Benjamin Franklin once said “What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be the best in it”. So choose carefully what you want to do and we are there to help you out in preparing for these exams. There are many more career options present for you in the field of finance as well. Here is the list of finance course that you can pursue for a better career.

Many Companies and organizations in today’s life are looking for specialized and expert marketers to get higher profit in a smarter way. Here are some Courses in marketing that you can pursue to start a career in marketing. In today’s competitive world, if you are not satisfied with the career or course you pursued there are many short term – high value – low investment courses available in the market

EduPristine is India’s leading training provider for international certifications in Accounting (ACCA, CPA and CMA). All the trainings are provided by accounting industry professionals who not only provide knowledge to our students but also share their expert insights and experiences with them. We provide Classroom as well as Online training for all the above exams. Visit our website for detailed information on ACCA, CPA and CMA.

Job Oriented Short Term Courses after Graduation

Time is very precious and you need to start thinking about your career in this short period of time. Many of you may look forward to pursue some short term course or you may looking for higher studies and start preparing for any entrance exam. Only a graduation degree in not enough in this competitive world. You have to be specialized in some part which leads you to get a decent job.

There are variety of professions in various industries such as Accounting, Analytics, Marketing, IT, Finance etc. So the main concern is to choosing the best job-oriented short term courses when so many courses are available for a short period of time. This short term courses enables you to boost your professional skills and helps in move up the corporate ladder.

short term courses after graduation

Here, we give below the list of the best job-oriented short term courses after graduation or pursuing graduation:

Short Term Course in Accounting:

Business Accounting and Taxation

Business accounting and taxation is designed with a specific focus on helping you to become a professional accountant. The course is designed to give hands-on-expertise in Accounting and Taxation. BAT course program prepares you not just for a job but provides you practical exposer to grow in your career as accounting and taxation professionals.

Eligibility:

Any undergraduates, graduates, post graduates and working professionals aspiring for a career in Accounting and Taxation are eligible for this short term course.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this BAT course will cost you almost Rupees 50000 on an average.

Duration:

It’s a full time training course and normally time duration to complete this accounting and taxation course training is about 3 months.

Subjective Areas:

This short term course covers accounting concepts, direct and indirect taxes, different payroll policies, financial statements, IT proficiency and MIS reporting, QuickBooks, SAP modules, knowledge of advance excel, GST model etc.

Career

After completing this short term courses you will understand various practical aspects of accounting and able to deals with taxation and other compliances. This will make you an experienced professionals in accounting and taxation. On an average you will get a salary of 3 to 12 lakhs per annum after this short time course.

Tally

Tally is specifically designed software keeping in mind Indian small traders & dealers. Tally is mostly preferred due to simplicity, easy to operate, less cost involved in implementation & maintenance. This software handles accounting, inventory management, tax management and payroll etc.

Eligibility:

Any Graduates, working professionals, 12th pass students, pursuing CA and MBA are eligible for pursuing Tally course.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this Tally course will cost you almost Rupees 10000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Tally course training is about 3 months.

Subjective Areas

This short term course covers Accounting, Billing, Payroll, Inventory, Banking Taxation, Reporting etc.

Career

Tally certified professional may work in the entire field like Hospitals, MNC’s, banking and accounting sector. This is a job oriented short term course for those seeking quick employment. It helps you to gain an entry in corporate world through computer accounting. Average salary for tally employees will be 5 to 40 lakhs per annum. 

Short Term Course in Analytics:

Business Analytics

Whether you are in Finance, Operations, Sales & Marketing or Planning, you will be in touch with million data points every day. Business analytics course find ways to make sense of all available data regarding any type of business. It uses tools and techniques like data mining, pattern matching, data visualizations and predictive modeling to predict and optimize outcomes and derive value from the data.

Eligibility:

There are no real skills you need to take this course, although basic mathematics and good analytical skills will be beneficial. However, the course is designed for people with minimal mathematical knowledge.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this Business Analytics course will cost you almost Rupees 30000 to 40000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Business Analytics course training is about 3 to 5 months.

Subjective Areas

This short term course covers Summarizing data, Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Decision Tree and Clustering, Time Series Modeling, Market Basket Analysis etc.

Career:

The use of Business Analytics is widespread across all industries and functions, including Information Technology, Web/E-commerce, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Banking and Insurance, Biotechnology, Human Resource Management. The average salary for a Business Analyst is Rs 5 to 10 lakhs per annum.

Data Visualization:

Most business intelligence software vendors embed data visualization tools into their products, either developing the visualization technology themselves or sourcing it from companies that specialize in visualization. This Data Visualization course is designed to help you understand and use the important concepts and techniques in Tableau to move from simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.

Eligibility:

The Data Visualization Course is open to anyone who is interested in the visual analysis of data – regardless of technical or analytical background.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this Data Visualization course will cost you almost Rupees 15000 to 20000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Data Visualization course training is about 1 to 2 months.

Subjective Areas:

Good visualizations not only present a visual interpretation of data, but do so by improving comprehension, communication, and decision making. Mainly this short term course covers visualization design methodology, Calculation in tableau, advanced mapping, statistics and forecasting etc.

Career:

There are wide variety of career opportunities such as, Visualization Designer, Curriculum designer, Data visualization scientist, Analytics Consultant etc.

Short Term Course in Marketing:

Digital marketing

Digital channels and social media have become the most essential of all modern marketing tools. All the functions in business involve digital platforms. That’s why every individual demands the basic knowledge & techniques which are being used commonly in digital marketing. Digital marketing course is one of the most economical and beneficial skills you can acquire nowadays.

Eligibility:

There is no such requirement is needed, you need to know basic computer operations like MS Office, Excel, surfing etc.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this Digital Marketing course will cost you almost Rupees 15000 to 50000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Digital Marketing course training is about 2 to 3 months.

Subjective Areas:

Digital Marketing Course covers many channels namely SEO, Email Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Pay per click and Affiliate Marketing, web analytics, mobile marketing etc.

Career:

Digital Marketing is here to stay and everyone wants to be a part of its future. After completing digital marketing training you will be responsible for variety of digital marketing job roles such as Digital Marketing Manager, SEO Manager, Content Manager, Mobile Marketing Expert, Web analytics Executive etc.

Short Term Course in IT:

Big Data & Hadoop

Big data is a term that describes the large amount of data for both structured and unstructured. Big data and Hadoop course can leads you making better decisions and strategic business moves. Hadoop is a software framework for storing and processing Big Data. It is an open-source tool build on java platform and focuses on improved performance in terms of data processing on clusters of commodity hardware.

Eligibility:

Any Graduate/Post-Graduate, who is aspiring for great job opportunities in Hadoop are eligible to pursue this short term course. If you are looking for the latest technologies to be implemented in your organization, to meet the current & upcoming challenges of data management Big Data and Hadoop course is the best option.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this big data and Hadoop course will cost you almost Rupees 20000 to 40000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Big Data and Hadoop course training is about 1 to 3 months.

Subjective Areas:

This short term course includes hands-on experience in Core Java and good analytical skills to grasp and apply the concepts in Hadoop. Hadoop comprises of multiple concepts and modules like HDFS, Map-Reduce, HBASE, PIG, HIVE, SQOOP and ZOOKEEPER to perform the easy and fast processing of huge data.

Career:

Hadoop is one of the hottest career options available today for software engineers. There are huge amount of jobs currently for Hadoop developers, Chief data officer, Data analyst, Big Data Engineer, Data Architect etc. Average salary of a Hadoop Professionals are 5 to 30 lakhs per annum.

Java:

Java is an object-oriented language that enables you to create real-world applications. Java technology based software works almost everywhere, from the smallest devices to super computers! Java being the highly admired language all around the world, gives an opportunity to score high in terms of employment. Java professionals are known to be amongst the highest paid professionals and enjoy the best of benefits.

Eligibility:

Although there is no such compulsory eligibility criteria required to pursue Java, but then it is preferred that the student should be from the software background and should have knowledge of C++ language.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes this Java course will cost you almost Rupees 5000 to 15000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Java course training is about 3 to 6 months.

Subjective Areas:

The major topics covers under this Java syllabus are Java Fundamentals, Architecture, and Significance etc.

Career:

After getting the proper training in Java your career could start as variety roles such as Java Programmer, Java Web Developer, and Java Webmaster etc. The average Salary for a Java Developer is Rs 4 lakhs per annum.

Short Term Courses in Finance:

Financial Modeling:

Financial Modeling is one of the most fundamental and widely sought after skills in the finance industry. It is the art of building a model to depict financial statements and investment analysis using MS Excel. By the end of this short term course, you can build models that are robust and provide dynamic projections to analyze a company from multiple standpoints: operations, investment, financing and valuation.

Eligibility:

There is no such compulsory eligibility criteria is required to pursue this short term course but if you have hands-on experience with Excel and a brief idea about Finance, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Models it will be great.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes Financial Modeling course will cost you almost Rupees 30000 to 50000 on an average.

Duration:

Normally time duration to complete this Financial Modeling training is about 2 to 3 months.

Subjective Areas:

Financial Modeling helps to do the task of building a model depicting financial statements/business model, which helps in decision making.

Career:

There are variety of career benefits and opportunities available after completing this short term course. Commercial Banks use Financial Modeling for disbursing loans for the projects, Project Management uses it for performance tracking of on-going projects. Average salary after Financial Modeling course would be 5 to 15 lakhs per annum.

Certified Financial Planner:

Certified Financial Planner certification is the most respected global certification for those individuals who meet the education, examination, experience and ethics requirements. The international Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification is awarded by the FPSB India and currently CFP certification is available in Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune and New Delhi.

Eligibility:

Minimum eligibility criteria for Certified Financial Planner is passing of 12th Class.

Fees:

Depending on various training institutes Certified Financial Planning course will cost you almost Rupees 40000 to 50000 on an average.

Duration:

Average time duration to complete the CFP Course is almost 6 months.

Subjective Areas:

This short term course comprises of various planning methodologies such as Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Retirement Planning, Investment Planning, Tax planning, Estate planning etc.

Career:

Financial planners discuss many personal finance topics with their clients, including debt management, savings objectives and strategies, and personal and family budgeting, protection planning through insurance, and retirement accumulation and distribution tactics etc. Average Salary of a Certified Financial Planner is 3.5 Lakhs per annum.

So, now you can understand there are various short term courses available that will give you options to start your career shortly. Don’t waste your valuable time by thinking about exam result or consulting with others for career. If you choose an area where your strengths lie and matches a course, success is not far.

We, at EduPristine, provide many courses of Finance, Accounting, Analytics and Marketing. There are various options for you to enhance your career.

Do post in the comments section below if you have any questions!

Courses to pursue after dropping CA

Chartered Accountant is someone who offers financial advice, audits accounts and provides trustworthy information about financial records. Many Commerce students want to become a CA after completing their B.Com. Hence, there is a huge competition in the CA exam. Most of the students can’t clear it in a single attempt. The average pass rate of CA exam is 10% for the last few years.

Many students attempt these exam more than 3 times consecutively but still can’t clear the exam. In fact, the higher your number of attempts, the lower are your chances of getting placed in a large company. If you’ve been thinking of dropping the hope of becoming a CA, you don’t need to get disheartened. We have some great career options.

Suggestion for the CA aspirants:

We’ve listed down some suggestions. They will help you choosing right career path for your future. You can do part time job or pursue some short time courses which will give you a chance to get a job and beside them, you can prepare for CA. If you think it’s became harder to pass the exam, then we have suggested some better courses to start your career as well.

Other Career Option for CA aspirants after BCOM:

All successful people aren’t CA and in fact all CAs are also not successful either. There are wide range of career options available to succeed in your life. Since you have completed your graduation in Commerce, we guide you to choose a career in the field of Accounting, Finance etc. Here we listed some of the important courses after B.Com and their benefits

Company Secretary:

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) is a premier National Professional body established by Act of Parliament to develop and regulate the Profession of Company Secretaries. The company secretary is responsible for the efficient administration of a company, particularly with regards to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the board of directors are implemented. Career as a Company Secretary is not only prestigious and financially rewarding but also carries a high job satisfaction.

Career Benefits

  • It is a professional course; hence it comes with a professional epithet.
  • As a qualified company secretary, you can find good positions in the private sector, banks and financial institutions.
  • Besides, private sector, the Govt. sector is also employing CS. Candidates recruited for different job profiles like Junior Secretarial Officer, Financial Adviser, Managing Director, Board of directors etc.
  • You also stand the chance of getting promoted to the designation of Finance Advisor.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®):

CFA Program is a professional credential offered by CFA Institute to Investment and Financial professionals. After completing and passing the CFA program one will bridge academic theory, assess current industry practice, and learn ethical and professional standards to give a strong root of real-world portfolio management and modern investment analysis skills.

Career Benefits

  • The CFA charter is one of the most recognized global professional qualifications in finance.
  • If you’re looking for a qualification to enhance your career in finance or establish your finance credentials; CFA is highly recommended.
  • There are many benefits after doing CFA, but the main reason anyone goes through the program is to get paid more.

ICWA:

Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India is the only statutory body of Government of India, which organizes training program for costs and work accountants. Cost and work accountants are responsible for budgeting, cost management, performance evaluation and asset management within a company or organization. They typically collaborate as part of an executive team to create a financial plan for the organization. They may work with corporate executives or heads of companies to strategically plan for a company.

Career Benefits

  • After having Certification of manufacturing account as per Customs Act and Certification under Export & Import Policy you can also start your own business in Consultancy assignments.
  • A degree in cost accounting equips you with the adequate knowledge to manage finance of the organization competently and ensure managerial decisions are well within the available resources.
  • ICWA has wide scope, every manufacturing company needs them.            

Financial Risk Management (FRM®):

FRM Certification is a globally recognized professional certification for banking and finance professionals by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA). This practical qualification includes with the real issues facing organizations in the risk factors, financial services sector, banking and insurance. Financial Risk Manager Plans for potential risks which will help in the creation of a financial business strategy that seeks a constant upward trend.

Career Benefits

  • Strong value addition to your skills, credentials and resume.
  • Successful completion of this qualification plus five years of professional experience, enables you to apply for Specialist membership and use the internationally recognized membership designation SIRM (Swiss Institute of Risk Management).
  • Financial risk managers in the USA can earn anywhere between USD $100,000 and USD $250,000. They normally receive various fringe benefits. The average salary of FRM in India is INR 900,000.

Tax Return Preparer:

The Income Tax (IT) Department, invites the applicants for Tax Return Preparer for training the Graduates to become TRPs. The Tax Return Preparer shall prepare and furnish the return of income to the Assessing Officer or agency as may be directed by the Resource Centre.

Career Benefits

  • Tax knowledge will enable you to minimize your income tax liability and potentially save thousands of dollars over your lifetime.  You will also save on tax preparation fees!
  • Experienced tax preparers may earn $25 per hour or more and self-employed tax professionals can earn more than $100 per hour. Average salary of a Tax Preparer is $12.20 per hour.
  • Taking an income tax preparation course allows paid preparers and self-preparers to obtain a working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code, ensuring that income tax returns are prepared as required by federal regulations.

Bachelor of Laws (LLB):

The Bachelor of Laws is an undergraduate degree in law originating from England and is offered in most common law jurisdictions. If you want to pursue LLB after graduation, it will take a 3 years course and with 45% in graduation. You need to clear CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) test to get admission in LLB College. LLB is a dual value course as it gives two value of Commerce and Legislature.

Career Benefits

  • Careers in law exist in the capacities of law officers, legal advisers, company secretaries, and solicitors
  • Law jobs are very specialized and focused in the corporate segment in India
  • Banking and non-banking financial institutes, insurance companies, large conglomerates, multinational corporations, appoint law professionals
  • After completing three year LLB course, one can pursue their career as lawyers, legal consultants, oath commissioner or company secretary
  • If one wishes to practice law, then LLB turns out to be a good choice
  • If anyone wants to work in the corporate sector, Corporate Law is the best option for them

Certified Public Accountant:

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the highest standard of competence in the field of Accountancy across the globe. CPA professionals are developing an edge over the CA professionals. Moreover, with international recognition shining in the armor of a CPA, the opportunities on the global level certainly help CPA professionals. By earning your CPA certificate, you can position yourself for a rewarding and sophisticated career path.

Career Benefits

  • With global recognition, a CPA can always find the best place to work anywhere and a salary with at least 30 – 40% more than the other accounting professionals. [source: Chartered Club]
  • There is a huge requirement of an accountant professionals, such that almost every business requires the service of a CPA.
  • CPAs get more opportunities to travel the world and gain international business experience – and those who are multi-lingual and multi-cultural will have an advantage over those without those skills.

ACCA:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) is the world’s leading and fastest-growing international accountancy organization. The ACCA qualification helps develop successful careers in the fields of accounting, banking, management and consulting, and is a major advantage in competing for senior roles. ACCA professionals get preferential immigration status to Australia, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Ireland etc.

Career Benefits

  • ACCA has a wide network of 92 offices and more than 8,500+ Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development.
  • Better employment prospect because of having shown an ability in all areas of business.
  • Gaining ACCA qualification is an evidence that the holder possesses skills and knowledge which are in high demand by employers in industry, banking, auditing, consulting as well as other professions like taxation and law.

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So, now you can understand there are various options available after B.Com. CA is not the only one who will decide your future. If you choose an area where your strengths lie and matches a course, success is not far.

We, at EduPristine, provide many courses of Finance, Accounting, Analytics and Marketing. There are various options for you to enhance your career.

Do post in the comments section below if you have any questions!

Data Scientist- New Demand at global market

Data Scientists are professionals who can analyze and explain complex digital data. They organize varying data elements with various techniques including signal processing, mathematics, probability models, machine learning, statistical learning, computer programming, visualization, data warehousing, and high performance computing with the goal of extracting meaning from data and creating data products.

To start your career as a Data Scientist, you are required to having a clear knowledge in Data Science. A Data Scientist dealing with the big data an important aspect of data science. In fact, data science is such a relatively new and rising discipline that no one can easily learn it without any training program to be become a data scientist

Demand of Data Scientist

A lot of companies and industries have dramatically increased investments in their digital platforms in the past few years. It has been estimated that by 2020, IT departments will be monitoring 50 times more data than they are today. This tidal wave of data is driving heavy demand for Data Scientist to manage these very large data sets into a competitive advantage.

The study warns there is a significant shortage of qualified Data Scientist to analyze big data sets adequately. According to the report, a shortfall of about 140,000 to 190,000 individuals with analytical expertise is projected by 2018.. The study also predicts a need for an additional 1.5 million managers and analysts by that same date to fully engage the true potential of the currently available data.

Thousands of data scientists are already working at both start-ups and well-established companies. Simply put, if any organization stores multiple petabytes of data, you’ve an opportunity there.

  • Yahoo, one of the firms that employed a group of data scientists early on, was instrumental in developing Hadoop.
  • Facebook’s data team created the language Hive for programming Hadoop projects.
  • Many other data scientists, especially at data-driven companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Walmart, eBay, LinkedIn, and Twitter, have added to and refined the tool kit.
  • Even the largest firms, such as Accenture, Deloitte, and IBM Global Services, are in the early stages of leading big data projects for their clients.

What to learn to become Data Scientist

    A basic understanding of statistics is vital as a data scientist. Data science is a blend of skills in three major areas:

    1. Mathematics Expertise
    2. Technology Hacking Skills
    3. Tactical Business Consultant
  • You need to learn Hadoop Technology, R Studio, SAS Language, Excel and Tableau
  • Statistical programming language, like R or Python, and a database querying language like SQL
  • You should be familiar with statistical tests, distributions, maximum likelihood estimators, etc.
  • You need to be familiar with the machine learning methods, like k-nearest neighbors, random forests etc.
  • Having knowledge of Data wrangling
  • It is important to visualize data, with the principles of visually encoding data and communicating information

Data scientist jobs responsibilities:

After learning Data Science, you will get many opportunities and jobs in various sectors and industries. There are many resources out there may lead you to believe that becoming a data scientist requires comprehensive mastery of a number of fields, such as software development, data munging, databases, statistics, machine learning and data visualization. Don’t get bogged down with all the jargons being used. Once you learn it, it’ll be much easier.

Listed below are the job responsibilities of a Data Scientist:

  • Data scientist make meaningful data-like contributions to the production code and provide basic insights and analyses.
  • They are responsible for creating information visually and making the patterns clear and compelling.
  • They can advise executives and product managers on the implications of the data for products, processes, and decisions.
  • Your job might consist of tasks like pulling data out of MySQL databases, creating advanced Excel pivot tables, and producing basic data visualizations.
  • Data scientists are deals with number of activities, such as data mining and analysis, which can help businesses gain a competitive edge.

Salary Expectation of Data Scientist

If you became a good data scientist, there will many doors open to you and salary will grow automatically. Several data scientists working at start-ups commented that they’d demanded and got large stock option packages. Salaries of Data Scientists range from $85K on the average low end to $195K on the average high end.

According to PayScale, a Data Scientist earns an average salary of Rs 615,786 per year.

According to GlassDoor the average Data Scientist salary is Rs 650,000 per year.

Conclusion:

As professionals looking for job change and want to pursue better career growth, LinkedIn reveals the top 10 most promising job roles of 2017. According to them Data Scientists or Data Engineers enjoys a career advancement score of 8 out of 10 and job openings are up 85 percent year over year. Courses and books are great for developing fundamental technical skills, but many data science skills can’t be properly developed without proper training in data science course where you learn how data sets are well groomed.

If you want to start a career as Data Scientist and learn Data Science, I would recommend you to go through a structured training on Data Science. If you take up a structured training in Data Science, you will find it very easy to land up a dream job as Data Scientist.

Hope this post helps you. If you have any questions you can comment below and I will be glad to help you out.

Banking courses you can learn after b.com

Banking today is a niche career for enthusiasts in the field of commerce and accounts.

With new banks coming up every year owing to privatization of services, the industry indeed provides sufficient room for graduates from any field. They also offer a broad array of services such as giving advice related to investment and insurance, exchange of foreign currency, and acting as trustees.

Career Option

If you are a student of B.Com, you can get placed as a sales executive for loans, mortgages and insurance with any of the leading banks. For the beginners, this is an important step towards understanding the global economy, discovering the challenges of the marketplace and identifying themselves with a career that provides them with tremendous opportunities, both within the country and abroad.

The all-round demand for bank professionals has made public sector, foreign and multinational banks recruit more and more MBA graduates, CAs and CFAs to enhance their efficiency. Here are list of some courses you can check and register for it.

Post Graduate Certificate in Banking

The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking enables the student to broad base their career options in the banking industry. Banking course is aimed at providing practical knowledge and understanding of the Banking sector. By joining PGCB after B.Com, you will get the competitive advantage for a great career in banking and to professionally excel in your work.

Benefits

  • Educational institutes offering PGCB course provides soft skills training to the candidates to make them efficient speakers because banks look for candidates with effective communication skills.
  • The course content has been made relevant for the industry’s needs. With this banking course you will get a head-start in your career with the banking job.
  • Candidates are provided with 100% placement assistance facility as recognized institutes for PGCB has association with reputable banks including HDFC, Housing Finance Companies, NBFCs, etc.

M.Com in Banking and Finance

Master of Commerce in Banking and Finance is typically a two-year degree course. There are lots of career opportunities in this field. Postgraduates from this field are mainly employed in banks. There are lots of job opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for graduate accountant.

Benefits

  • M.Com in Banking and Finance degree serves as a basis for further higher studies and research in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degree in Banking and Finance.
  • M.Com degree course in Banking and Finance provides a solid base in the field of Banking and Insurance, thus making it easier to acquire a leadership role in both the sectors.
  • Many international banks hire skilled professionals for various profiles on competitive salaries.
  • Public sector banks hire mostly graduates for clerical and probationary officer posts on the basis of All India Level examination – This degree gives applicants an edge over the others.

MBA in Banking and Finance

Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance is a Post Graduate banking course. Banking management course of study is a functional area of finance, accounting, marketing, HR management, strategic planning economics, behavioral science, rural science, IT and quantitative methods.

Benefits

  • Candidates will specialize in certain specific areas such as credit appraisal, loan and foreign exchange which will make them eligible for joining any bank or private sector bank at senior level positions.
  • Completion of the MBA Banking and Finance would help you to rise the leadership roles in your company or bank.
  • In-service banking and financial personals are the desired candidates for this program as it is meant to enhance their management skills – but a B.Com graduate degree can work equally hard to sway the preference.

Certificate Program in General Insurance (CPGI)

The unique CPGI program based on the philosophy of Earn Learn will equip the candidates with both the knowledge and experience needed to launch them on a fast-track career in the rapidly-growing Insurance sector. Upon successful completion of this 6 month program along with on-the-job task assigned, the eligible candidates would receive an assured placement with SBI General Insurance Co. Ltd. on meeting performance criteria completing IRDA Certification.

Benefits

  • The Certificate in General Insurance provides a solid foundation on which to build your career in insurance.
  • The course covers insurance principles, practices, and policies in depth.
  • Completing the program can enhance future career opportunities and help you do your current job better.
  • General Insurance Essentials Program gives you a solid understanding of the principles and practices of property and casualty insurance.

Post Graduate Certificate in Investment Banking

This program offers training in the key areas of investment banking and financial investment. Candidates will acquire an understanding of how financial markets operate, particularly in relation to the aims and operations of banking organizations and institutions. The program also provides a strong foundation for PhD research.

Benefits

  • Investment bankers are financial professionals that help governments and business organizations raise money by issuing bonds, stocks and other financial products
  • Investment banking has a huge prospect for growth in an emerging economy like India due to the presence of vast untapped sectors and high entrepreneurial energy.
  • Entering the competitive world of high finance has some clear advantages; great pay, high-profile deals and phenomenal training.
  • Sometimes jobs in corporate finance are referred to as investment banking positions.

So now you can understand there is various option available after B.Com. There are lots of banking courses available for you. Start thinking broadly by explore yourself with these banking Certification. If you choose an area where your strengths lie and matches the course, success is not far. Experts in this field believe that if candidates choose an area where their strengths match, they will achieve success.

We are EduPristine provides many courses of Finance, Accounting in different aspects. There are various option for you to enlarge your career. Just check and explore yourself in these huge field of Commerce.

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Courses for students with less than 60% marks in B.COM

Completing graduation in B.Com is already a precious achievement in anyone’s career. Some of you fare well and some don’t. Whatever marks you get in graduation something you cannot change now. If the marks are not at par with your expectations, there is no need to get demoralized though. You need to further specialize and complete your post-graduation or opt for professional courses to get a good job and get everything back on track.

Career after bcom

Types of courses available

There are lucrative professions in various industries such as banking, finance, stock markets, insurance, capital markets, financial planning, equity research, accounting, etc. However, the problem is in choosing the best job-oriented course when so many courses are available after your stint with B.Com in the commerce stream.

Banking Related Courses

Business Correspondent Courses:

This course enables you to learn the key skills required for a fruitful career in the Banking and Financial Services industry in India. Students are taught basic financial concepts, about managing customer relationships, are imparted knowledge about delivery channels and equipped with effective communication skills. This enable them to function as Business Correspondents.

Benefits

  • Business correspondent potentially enables banks to reach out much faster and at a much lower cost.
  • The personal connection enhances the customer’s accountability to the Business Correspondent, which in turn improves loan performance and repayment rates.
  • On successful certification by IIBF and employment in the sector, 100 per cent of the course fee will be reimbursed by NABARD in 256 districts and 75 per cent in rest of the districts.
  • Banks may give wide publicity in the locality about the intermediary engaged by them as Business Correspondent and take measures to avoid being misrepresented.

Post Graduate Diploma in Banking(PGDB)

The Post Graduate Diploma in Banking(PGDB) will enable you to broad base your career options in the banking industry. Banking course is aimed at providing practical knowledge and understanding of the Banking sector. By joining PGCB after graduation, candidates will get the competitive advantage for a great career in banking and excel in their work.

Benefits

  • The major reasons for the extremism preference of bank jobs among individuals is job safety and stability in career.
  • Educational institutes offering PGCB course provide soft skills training to the candidates to make them efficient speakers because banks look for candidates with effective communication skills.
  • The course content has been made relevant for the industry’s needs. With this banking course you will get a head-start in your career with a banking job.
  • You will also get placement assistance facility for reputable banks including HDFC, Housing Finance Companies, NBFCs, etc.

Certified Bank Manager Program:

The CBM Program is offered by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Tripura and Institute of Bank Management and Research (IBMR), Hyderabad. It is a unique program comprising a 2-year course covering the areas of banking and financial services, money, banking laws and regulations, treasury, credit, risk management and banking strategy.

Benefits

  • After this program you can work in Indian or Foreign banks in corporate, trade or foreign banking profiles.
  • You can also work in financial service companies or in the finance division of Indian or Multinational Corporation.
  • This knowledge of International finance can also be used to raise capital for your own entrepreneurial ventures.
  • CBMP is a visible sign of their advanced experience and skill and gives candidates a distinct advantage in employment and promotion.

Diploma in Banking & Financial Services

This is a post graduate 2-year diploma course offered by the Institute of Finance, Banking & Insurance (IFBI ) Mumbai. Diploma in banking and finance provides students that much required shift in perspective from academics to the professional world. A graduate student in any discipline with minimum 50% marks is eligible for this course, along with a personal interview.

Benefits

  • These Finance and Banking Courses help professionals to develop competencies across four dimensions – domain, technology, application and customer-service
  • This Diploma in Banking & Finance open up immense opportunities for a fast growing career as a Clerk, PO, Assistant Manager posts in the banking sector
  • This Allows high quality academic firmness with a professionally designed curriculum.
  • It helps in imparting knowledge of banking and finance collectively along with providing technical familiarity and customer orientation

Accounts Related Courses

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) is the world’s leading and fastest-growing international accountancy organization. The ACCA qualification helps to develop careers in the fields of accounting, banking, management and consulting and give advantage in competing for senior roles. ACCA professionals get preferential immigration status to Australia, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Ireland etc.

Benefits:

  • ACCA has a wide network of 92 offices and more than 8,500+ Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development.
  • Better employment prospects as a result of having shown an ability in all areas of business.
  • Gaining such a qualification is evidence that the holder possesses skills and knowledge which are in high demand by employers in industry, banking, auditing, consulting as well as other professions like taxation and law.

Business Accounting and Taxation

Business Accounting and Taxation is designed by Top class Chartered Accountants, with a specific focus on helping candidates to become a Professional Accountant. The course is designed to give hands-on-expertise in the area of Accounts, Taxation, MIS, Compliance and Reporting. It is integrated with high end accounting software and applications viz. SAP, Tally, QuickBooks and Advance Excel. The extensive training, practical case studies, live projects and hands-on experience on these software’s is important for any account professional to know, grow and prosper in their career.

Benefits

  • Business Accounting and Taxation (BAT) is everything a commerce students need to stay on the edge.
  • BAT helps students to make their report an impressive one.
  • After completing the Course candidates can start working as Account Experts, Account Executive, Excise Executive, Taxation Executive, Account Manager, MIs Executive, Commercial Manager, Senior Faculty-Finance & Accounts, Finance executive
  • There are many other benefits of this course as well. You can read the reasons to do Business Accounting and Taxation course to understand better.

Cost Accounting

Cost accountants are liable for budgeting, cost management, performance evaluation and asset management within a company or organization. They typically combine as part of an executive team to create a financial plan for the organization. They may work with corporate executives or heads of companies to strategically plan for a company. They may prepare financial reports for tax authorities, creditors, stockholders and regulatory agencies.

Benefits

  • After having Certification of manufacturing account as per Customs Act and Certification under Export & Import Policy they can also start their own business in Consultancy assignments.
  • A degree in cost accounting equips a candidate with the adequate knowledge to manage finance of the organization competently and ensure managerial decisions are well within the available resources.
  • ICWA has wide scope, every manufacturing company need them.

Insurance Related Courses

Risk and Insurance Management

Risk and Insurance Management aims at creating professionals who can construct a rewarding and promising career in the insurance industry. In risk and insurance management prepares students to identify, analyze, and manage risks that are inherent in the operation of profit and non-profit institutions. They study about property, liability, health and life insurance, employee benefits programs and government insurance programs.

Benefits

  • On successful completion of the course, candidates get opportunities to be absorbed in Insurance Companies, Banks, IT and Other Companies
  • It is the working knowledge through real world problems case studies students attain expertise in this area.

Property Insurance Course

Students learn about personal and commercial insurance, exposure to property loss and insurance policies. Risk management is also highlighted in this course, which is intended for newcomers to the insurance industry.

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the main classes of property insurance. Different elements of the program include fire insurance, business interruption or other property classes – can be selected as required.

Benefits

  • With property insurance, you can protect your business space as well as its contents. You can even elect to cover lost income or additional expenses incurred while your business is closed

Personal Insurance Course

This course provides an overview of the development of the personal insurance market. It will provide a summary of personal insurance and will provide an insight into the key issues facing the market today and in the future. This is a mid-level insurance course that covers topics including homeowners and other types of residential insurance such as automobile, watercraft and umbrella insurance. The role of insurance in financial planning may also be covered.

Benefits

  • The program will provide you with a thorough understanding of the personal lines business, including underwriting, marketing practices, the personal insurance environment, personal insurance profitability, the product development process, and portfolio management
  • A job with a low stress level, good work-life balance and solid prospects to improve, get promoted and earn a higher salary would make many employees happy

Finance Related Courses

Chartered Financial Analyst

CFA Program is a professional credential offered by CFA Institute to Investment and Financial professionals. A certified financial analyst advises and guides businesses and individuals in investment decisions. Analysts usually work for banks, investment houses, insurance companies and pension funds. Chartered Financial Analyst can come as a sigh of relief for everyone interested in the Finance field.

Benefits

  • The CFA charter is one of the most recognized professional qualifications in finance in the world.
  • If you’re looking for a qualification to enhance your career in finance or establish your finance credentials, the CFA is highly recommended.
  • There are many benefits to the CFA, but the main reason anyone goes through the program is to get paid more

Financial Risk Management

FRM Certification is a globally recognized professional certification for banking and finance professionals by Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP, USA). This practical qualification includes with the real issues facing organizations in the risk factors, financial services sector, banking and insurance. Certificate programs in financial risk management are aimed at working professionals in the financial industry.

Benefits

  • Strong value addition to your skills, credentials and resume.
  • Successful completion of this qualification plus five years professional experience, enables you to apply for Specialist membership and use the internationally recognized membership designation SIRM
  • Financial risk managers in the USA can earn anywhere between US$ 100,000 and US$ 250,000. They normally receive various fringe benefits. The average salary in India is INR 900,000.

Financial Modeling

A mastery over financial modeling will give all the professionals an edge over others as they can do their work faster and with more accuracy. Financial Modeling is one of the most fundamental and widely sought after skills in the finance industry. It is the art of building a model to depict financial statements and investment analysis using MS Excel.

Benefits

  • At the end of the course, Candidates will be able to do the task of building a model depicting financial statements, business model, which helps in decision making.
  • After completing the program candidates can build models that are robust and provide dynamic projections that can be used to thoroughly analyze a company from multiple standpoints: operations, investment, financing and valuation.
  • Commercial Banks use Financial Modeling for disbursing loans for the projects; Project Management uses it for performance tracking of on-going projects

So now you can understand there is various option available after B.Com. Marks will not decide your career. If you choose an area where your strengths lie and matches the course, success is not far. Experts in this field believe that if candidates choose an area where their strengths match, they will achieve success. Many students go to pursue M.COM after B.COM. Master degree in Commerce is a very good option for career. Some of M.COM students also can’t understand what will be the next. After M.COM, graduates can pursue some courses that will surely help them to kick-start their career.

We, at EduPristine, provide many courses of Finance, Accounting, Analytics and Marketing. There are various options for you to enhance your career.

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