Career Options after Intermediate Commerce


Commerce is the base of industry and finance. As such, Intermediate with commerce has several best paid career options for you. You just need to follow the right path to get there.

Commerce is drastically different from the science and arts streams. If you have passed your +2 with commerce, it is likely that you are good at analytics and computing. It is also strongly possible that you already have planned to enter the related fields. It is better always to choose the most suitable fields like Banking, Chartered Accountancy, NBFCs, Law, Economics, Management and so on. You have the possibility to become a legal advisor, a CA, An insurance agent, a manager, a data entry operator with many other options waiting for you after you complete your course.


Degree courses after intermediate commerce


If you opt for a bachelor's degree, you have plenty of related and unrelated domains for you. As far as related streams are concerned, here is a list presented for your convenience,

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Insurance
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Application
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting and Finance
  • Bachelor of law


Best colleges for a commerce degree program


  • St. Stephen's College, New Delhi
  • Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi
  • Loyola College, New Delhi
  • St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
  • Miranda House, New Delhi
  • Hindu College, New Delhi
  • St. Joseph's College, Bangalore
  • Hansraj College, New Delhi
  • Symbiosis Society's College of Arts & Commerce, Pune
  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC), New Delhi

Certificate and diploma courses after 12th commerce


Certificate and diploma courses are the most productive and quickest means to make your career glow. Commerce is not an exception.


The following courses are the best suited to a +2 commerce pass out,


  • Tally
  • CA - Chartered Accountancy
  • CS - Company Secretary
  • CWA - Cost & Work Accountant
  • ICWAI (Institute of Cost and Work Accountant of India)
  • ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India)
  • ICSI (Institute of Company Secretary of India)
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • IBPS - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Institutes offering commerce related certification courses

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
  • Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
  • Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (ICWA)


Other courses you can join after commerce


There are several other courses available to a commerce student from some lesser related or unrelated streams. Arts streams like Fashion Technology, Interior Decoration etc. are also open for a commerce student. You can have a glimpse at those courses at - Career Options after Intermediate Arts.  Please have a look at them also. However, you are advised to change your preference only if you find commerce uninteresting or really tough.