Professional courses after 12th Commerce

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Commerce is the backbone of any economy and business. There are various career guide to  professional courses after 12th with commerce stream.  You need not to worry about your career options.  You see, In this post I will share with some of the professional courses you can choose after completing 12th in commerce stream.

You may get many career options once you complete your 12th. There are plenty of professional courses after 12th. For example Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in commerce (, apart from these there are other options also.

You may opt for following Bachelor professional courses:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Marketing, HR, Finance, International Business,
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Company Secretary Program (CS)
  • Mass Communication And Journalism

Bachelor of Commerce ( after 12th Commerce

This is 3 year program.  Selecting a career path that is best suitable to your interest is most important. if you one of the person, who is very passionate about laws, finance management, and have a bit of interest in economics, changing trends in commerce. Then, this is the basic career guide you can follow to start your successful journey.

during the 3 year program, you can select the subject on Taxation, economics, business law and finance.  Which focus more on commerce and development of business principles.

Eligibility for

At the time of achieving certificate for 12th Commerce stream. Once you decide the professional course, your next step is to check the eligibility. Minimum marks required to be eligible for Bachelor of commerce is 50%. You must have obtained an aggregate of 50% marks in your Class12th. 

Bachelor of Business Administration  (BBA) (after 12th commerce)

It’s a 3 year program.  Students will gain information about business administration.  During the 3 year program, you will learn various traits, techniques, methods to manage a business. Learn new skills, business scenarios, trends.

In the last decades, you might have notices that there are many startups, online bloggers, vloggers, started a successful business. while they were studying. Once you complete the 3 year program, you will be able to develop leadership skills.  During the course you can also select any one specialization i.e. Finance, Human Resource, marketing, International Business, computer Application etc.

Chartered Accountancy (after 12th commerce)

Each and every company appoints a C.A. for their organization. The C.A. may also start individual entrepreneur. But during the initial years, you may have to work under experienced CA to learn the traits, skills. You can also search for a mentor and start learning skills and practicing under the guidance of experienced C.A.

If you are the one, who is passionate, have interest in various laws, specially company law, corporate law, then this is for you.

You can opt for CA only if you have interest in taxation, laws, company  law, corporate law or business law.  After completing your CA you get ample opportunities to earn. Though there are three  level which you have to clear. 

  • Common Proficiency Test
  • Integrated professional competence course
  • Final course.

Completing all the level is a bit difficult but with little effort and persistence, you be able to clear all the levels.


12th, 10+2 with 60% marks.

Company Secretary Program (CS) (professional course after 12th commerce)

Company secretary is similar to C.A. having all company laws, corporate laws, auditing, managing books, keeping records and all the relevant work.

You can pursue through ICSI- Institute of Company Secretaries of India.  if you are one of the person who has passion for the company law, corporate law, auditing.  This is similar to Chartered Accountant.

Mass Communication And Journalism

Though this is very different path. But one of the option even if you are not interested in core commerce after 12th.  This course is beneficial to those who are interested in creating content, passionate to move around the city or town to record latest new, certain media houses etc. 

It is similar to other courses with 3 years program.  Students will develop skills in public speaking, communication, managing events, etc.

Admission Procedure

Mostly the admission is given on merit basis. Colleges select the merit list on the basis of marks obtained in the 12th

University entrance exam is another way that some of the colleges and universities give admission to students

Entrance exams

Some of the entrance exam details I mention below:-

  • AIMA UGAT 2021 (AIMA Under Graduate Aptitude Test)
  • SET 2021 (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
  • IPU CET 2021 (Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)
  • CLAT 2021 (Common Law Admission Test)
  • LSAT 2021 (Law School Admission Test)
  • CEED 2021 (Common Entrance Exam for Design)

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I hope you got some help form this post and got the idea about career guide after 12th commerce.  There are other options also which you can find through google search.  But I think these are the best and relevant courses that are in demand at for the next 5 years from now.

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