B.Com. or Bachelor of Commerce is a three-year undergraduate course imparted in regular mode. Under BCom, there are two most popular options, namely B.Com. or BCom-General and BCom (Honours).
In the B.Com. course, candidates are taught core subjects related to commerce and finance. In the three-year duration, the candidates are given options to choose from a few elective subjects too. The programme is usually spread over six semesters during which the student is taught topics like financial accounting, corporate tax, economics, company law, auditing, business management, etc.
B.Com. is the best option for students who want to make a career in commerce, accounting, finance, banking and insurance. B.Com. is also ideal for those who wish to pursue Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting and Company Secretaryship.
After completing B.Com., students can also pursue career in management, teaching, advertising, law, journalism, mass communication, law, design, etc.
Maximum number of students in a class/division shall not exceed sixty. No. of Divisions: 02 (120 Students)
A.] For being eligible for admission to the First Year of the Three Year Integrated Course leading to the Degree of B.Com (Honours) from Goa University, a candidate must have passed
i) Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) Examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (henceforth referred to as Goa Board) in the Commerce Stream.
(ii) Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) Examination in Vocational Stream conducted by the Goa Board in the subjects notified by Goa University
(iii) The Std. XII (Commerce) or similar examination of another body equivalent to the Goa Board and recognized as such by Goa University.
(iv) Such students must obtain a Provisional Eligibility Certificate (on payment of Eligibility Fee of Rs.200/-) from Goa University at the time of seeking admission (the eligibility fee for foreign students is US$ 50, payable at Goa University). They must also produce a Final Eligibility Certificate from the Goa University, before appearing for the examination, failing which their results will be withheld.
B.] A candidate not covered under any of the above three categories, but desirous of seeking admission to First Year B.Com may apply to the College. However, the Registrar of Goa University along with the Dean of the Faculty of Commerce and Chairperson of the Board of Studies in Commerce (Undergraduate) shall decide the eligibility.
C.] A candidate admitted for Semester I shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester II.
D.] A candidate migrating from another University and desirous of direct admission to Semester II may be considered for admission provided he/she has passed the First Term/Semester I examination of that University with those subjects for which admission is sought and undertakes to successfully complete the other compulsory papers of Semester-I.
|BCOM Semester I||BCOM Semester II|
|CATEGORY||Course / paper||CATEGORY||Course / paper|
|CC 1||General Management||CC 5||Introduction to Marketing|
|CC 2||Financial Accounting||CC 6||Financial Statement Analysis & Interpretation|
|CC 3||Microeconomics||CC 7||Managerial Economics|
|CC 4||Commercial Arithmetic I||CC 8||Commercial Arithmetic II|
|AECC 1||Spoken English||AECC 3||Business Communication|
|AECC 2||Environmental Studies I||AECC 4||Environmental Studies II|
|GE 1||GENERIC ELECTIVE (any one)||GE 2||GENERIC ELECTIVE (any one)|
| Management of Micro, Small|
and Medium Enterprises
|Tourism and Hospitality Management
|Cooperative Management||Services Marketing|
|Principles of Insurance||Customer Relationship Management
|Computer Applications - I||Computer Applications - II|
|BCOM Semester III||BCOM Semester IV|
|CC 9||Business Finance||CC 12||Fundamentals of Investment|
|CC 10||Fundamentals of Cost Accounting||CC 13||Income Tax|
|CC 11||Entrepreneurship Development||CC 14||Accounting for Service Organizations|
|SEC 1||Skill Enhancement Course|
|SEC 2||Skill Enhancement Course
|New Venture Planning||Collective Bargaining and Negotiations|
|Business Law||Companies Act and IPR Laws|
|Computer Applications for Business I||Computer Applications for Business II|
|GE 3||GENERIC ELECTIVE |
|GE 5||GENERIC ELECTIVE
|Business Statistics I||Business Statistics II|
|Retail Management||E-Commerce and E Accounting|
|Business Environment I||Business Environment II|
|Business Communication||Mass Communication|
|GE 4||GENERIC ELECTIVE|
|GE 6||GENERIC ELECTIVE
|Economics of Resources||Indian Economy|
|Training and Development||Salesmanship and Sales management|
|Consumer Behavior||Compensation management|
|Macro Economics||Economic Survey and Union Budget|
|BCOM Semester V||BCOM Semester VI|
|CC15||Industrial Management||CC17||Human Resource Management|
|CC16||Indian Monetary and Financial System||CC18||International Economics|
|DSE 1||Accounting -Major I - Income Tax and GST||DSE 5||Accounting - Major V - Advanced Company Accounts|
|Cost Accounting - Major I - Cost Accounting I||Cost Accounting - Major V - Advanced Cost Accounting I|
|Business Management - Major I - International Marketing Management||Business Management - Major V - Financial Management II|
|DSE 2||Accounting -Major II - Auditing||DSE 6||Accounting - Major VI - Accounting I|
|Cost Accounting - Major II - Cost Accounting II||Cost Accounting - Major VI - Cost and Management Audit|
|Business Management - Major II - Retail Management Strategies||Business Management - Major VI - Strategic Management|
|DSE 3||Accounting - Major III - Government Accounting||DSE 7||Accounting - Major VII - Accounting II|
|Cost Accounting - Major III - Techniques of Costing||Cost Accounting - Major VII - Advanced Cost Accounting II|
|Business Management - Major III - Advertising Management||Business Management - Major VII - Supply Chain and Logistics Management|
|DSE 4||Accounting - Major IV - Financial Reporting||DSE 8||Accounting - Major VIII - Corporate Accounting and Tax Planning|
|Cost Accounting - Major IV - Management Accounting||Cost Accounting - Major VIII - Advanced Management Accounting|
|Business Management - Major IV- Services Marketing II||Business Management - Major VIII - Brand Management|
|University Registration Fees||600||0||0|
|Student Aid Fund||130||130||130|
|Caution Money Deposit||70||70||70|
|Soft Skills Training & Career Counselling||100||100||100|
|IT Infrastructure / E-Commerce * E-Accounting/ Alumni||820||200||100|
|E-Prospectus & Admission Form||250||250||250|
|Examination Fees (Odd Semester)||1800||1700||0|
|Examination Fees (Even semester)||1800||1700||0|
IMPORTANT: THE FEE STRUCTURE IS PURELY TENTATIVE AND IS LIKELY TO CHANGE BASED ON THE FEES ANNOUNCED BY GOA UNIVERSITY / GOVERNMENT OF GOA.
NOTE: Computer Lab Fees will be collected from those who opt for Computer Applications (F. Y. B. Com.) and Computer Applications for Business (S.Y.B.Com.) separately.
1. The College conducts the First Year and Second Year B.Com Examinations on behalf of Goa University. The Third Year B.Com examinations are conducted by Goa University.
2. The Academic Year consists of two semesters: Odd Semester (Semesters I, III & V) and Even Semester (Semesters II, IV & VI).
3. There are two modes of evaluation of the academic performance of students, viz. the Intra- Semester Evaluation (ISA) and the Semester-End Examination (SEE).
4. At each semester, every paper of 100 marks (except the Project paper at TY B.Com) has an ISA component of 20 marks and every paper of 50 marks has an ISA component of 10 marks.
At the end of each semester, there will be one 80-marks examination of 120 minutes duration for each 100-marks paper in the semester and one 40-marks examination of 90 minutes duration for each 50-marks paper in the semester. This is called the Semester- End Examination (SEE).
5. A STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO APPEAR FOR BOTH COMPONENTS – ISA & SEE. IN OTHER WORDS ATTENDANCE AT ALL EXAMINATIONS & TESTS IS COMPULSORY. A STUDENT WHO DOES NOT APPEAR FOR A MINIMUM OF TWO ISAs WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO APPEAR FOR THE SEMESTER-END EXAMINATION IN THAT PAPER.
6. The ISAs will be conducted during the semester by using modes of evaluation such as objective/written tests, assignments, orals, classroom quizzes, seminars, presentations, etc. Students will be assessed twice in ISA, with each assessment carrying 10 marks.
7. The SEE for Semesters V & VI of TY B.Com will be conducted by Goa University.
STANDARD OF PASSING, CLASS & GRACING
|Letter Grade||Grade Point||Marks %|
|O (Outstanding)||10||85 – 100|
|A+(Excellent)||9||75 – <85|
|A (Very Good)||8||65 – <75|
|B+(Good)||7||55 – <65|
|B (Above Average)||6||50 – <55|
|C (Average)||5||45 – <50|
|P (Pass)||4||40 – <45|
|F (Fail)||0||0 – <40|
Improvement of Performance: There is no provision for improvement of performance at Semesters I, II, III and IV.This provision is available only in the case of Semesters V & VI. A student wishing to improve his/her performance at these two semesters will be permitted to reappear only during the immediately subsequent regular Semester V & Semester VI examination. However such a candidate will be allowed to appear only in the SEE component of the papers of Semester V and/or Semester VI examinations excluding the Project paper. The marks secured at the first appearance in the project paper as also in the ISA component of the other papers, will be carried forward for tabulation of the result under “improvement of performance”. The performance of a candidate who appears under this provision, but fails to improve, will be ignored. A candidate can appear only once under this clause.
This provision is available only in the case of Semesters V & VI. A student wishing to improve his/her performance at these two semesters will be permitted to reappear only during the immediately subsequent regular Semester V & Semester VI examination. However such a candidate will be allowed to appear only in the SEE component of the papers of Semester V and/or Semester VI examinations excluding the Project paper. The marks secured at the first appearance in the project paper as also in the ISA component of the other papers, will be carried forward for tabulation of the result under “improvement of performance”. The performance of a candidate who appears under this provision, but fails to improve, will be ignored. A candidate can appear only once under this clause.