Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Finance

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours / Honours with Research) (for Professional Courses)

Certified Program in Banking and Finance


Eligibility

The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science or Commerce from PUC / ISC / CBSE or an equivalent board. A course recognised as equivalent thereto by the University.

Overview

A Bachelor of Commerce degree programme, integrated with Banking and Finance offers a strategic pathway for individuals seeking success in the ever-evolving field of finance. This combination not only provides a solid foundation in general commerce but also specialises in banking and financial management, preparing students for impactful roles in the financial sector.

The programme begins with a comprehensive understanding of core commerce subjects, including accounting, economics, business management, and marketing, tailored for individuals pursuing B.Com with Banking and Finance. This broad-based knowledge serves as the foundation for the specialisation in Banking and Finance. The integration of these elements creates a strategic educational journey, moulding individuals into adept financial professionals, opening doors to diverse career opportunities, and positioning graduates as leaders in the financial sector. Students undergo training to attain a certification in Banking and Finance from the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, adding a valuable credential to their profile. 

The fourth year of the B. Com with Banking and Finance programme is designated as B. Com (Hons), focusing on in-depth knowledge and skills in the chosen area to enhance professional competence. The Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Financial Services programme emphasises the development of research and analytical skills, leveraging technology within the field. It fosters an entrepreneurial mindset, nurturing practical abilities and preparing students to make well-informed decisions in a dynamic professional world. The curriculum covers global systems, policies, financial structures, and regulations, providing students with a thorough education for success in the evolving landscape of commerce.

Description

3 years Degree programme

4 years Honours / Honours with Research programme

Award

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours / Honours with Research)

No. of Credits

120 minimum and as specified

160 minimum and as specified

Eligibility

PUC or (+2) or 12th or any equivalent degree

For Honours with Research, minimum GPA eligibility will apply

 

 

Semester

Course

Certification after Graduation

Additional Certifications available (not mandatory)

B.Com CPBF

1

Indian Economy and Indian Financial System

By SoC based on assessments at the end of  each semester

DBF from IIBF by paying concessional additional fees by the student – Rs. 1500

2

3

Principles and Practices of Banking

4

5

Retail Banking and Wealth Management

6

Accounting and Financial Management for Bankers

B.Com CMA/CPA

Case Study workshop to be conducted by the MILES team in the beginning of first semester and continue with one live case study analysis per semester till sixth semester

Program code: 002B
Course code : 2B02
Course Commencement : July 2024

Study Campus

School of Commerce
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69

P : + 91 80 46501738
P : + 91 8046650100


Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 560069

P : + 91 7899759344
P : + 91 7899090958

Curriculum Structure
  • English - I
  • Language - 1
  • Financial Accounting
  • People Management
  • Banking Insurance Operations
  • Fundamentals of Trading in Stock and Currencies
  • Trends in Commerce
  • MMHV - 01
  • Research and Entrepreneurship Project
  • English - I
  • Language - 1
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Contemporary Marketing
  • Research Methodology
  • MMHV - 02
  • Project - I
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Major Elective : Institutional Accounting / Fintech Wealth Management/ Customer Relationship Management / Human Resource Development / Banking Insurance Innovation & Techniques / Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Minor Specialization : Environmental Studies / Doing Business in India
  • Open Elective Project Centric Learning (PCL) (Project / Internship House / Research)
  • Corporate Business Law
  • Major Elective : International Financial Reporting Standards / Advanced Financial Management / Strategic Marketing / Compensation & Compliance Management / Insurance and Risk Management / Social and Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Minor Specialization : Indian Constitution / Managing Digital Platforms / Business Documentation and Legalities / Co-Curricular & Extension Activities
  • Open Elective
  • Project - II
  • Tax - I
  • Cost & Management Accounting
  • Major Elective : Behavioral Finance / Brand Management / Strategic HR / Insurance Law and Banking Regulations / Entrepreneurial Thinking Audit & Assurance
  • Audit & Assurance / Financial Analytics / Consumer Behavior / HR Information System / Banking & Insurance Products / Startup Marketing
  • Minor Specialization : Accounting and Taxation / Finance & It / Marketing Human Resource Management / Banking and Insurance / Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Chanakya Neethi / Financial Statement Analysis/ Co-Curricular and Extension Activities
  • Open Elective : Project Centric Learning (PCL) (Project / Internship House / Research)
  • Tax - II
  • Major Elective : Advanced Cost and Management Accounting / Financial Risk Management / Marketing Analytics / HR Analytics / Analytics in Insurance & Banking / Business Plans and Lean Startup Practices
  • International Taxation / International Financial Management / International Marketing / International HR / International Banking & Insurance / Operations Management
  • Minor Specialization : Accounting and Taxation / Finance & It / Marketing / Human Resource Management / Banking and Insurance / Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Open Elective
  • Project - III
Course Highlights

B.Com with Banking and Finance: The Bachelor of Commerce in Banking & Finance course offered by the colleges in Bangalore provides a strategic pathway for excelling in the dynamic finance sector and a strong foundation in general commerce with a focus on banking and financial management complexities.

Core Subjects Covered: The B. Com Honours course encompasses key commerce subjects like accounting, economics, business management, and marketing, forming the base for specialised studies in Banking and Finance.

Educational Journey: Combining the B. Com Honours course with the Banking and Finance specialisation moulds individuals into adept financial professionals, opening doors to diverse career opportunities and positioning graduates as leaders in the financial sector.

Training and Accreditation: Students are trained to attain a Diploma in Banking and Finance from the Indian Institute of Banking & Finance, enhancing their expertise and credibility in the field.

Career Enhancement Programs

 

A holistic initiative by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) to help students excel in their careers, especially in the field of Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Finance. This programme is designed to bridge the gap between students' skills and what the job market needs, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development. The initiative includes college resources suited for Banking and Finance aimed at boosting students' skills and preparing them for the professional world. Key components of the initiative comprise

Comprehensive Skills Development: Integrated workshops led by industry experts, covering technical proficiencies, project management, and emerging technologies, with a focus on practical application in B.Com with Banking and Finance degree.

Holistic Soft Skills Training: Emphasis on communication, interpersonal skills, leadership, problem-solving, effective networking, conflict resolution, and time management through targeted workshops.

Real-world exposure and networking: Industry immersion facilitated by visits, guest lectures or professional interactions, promoting connections with industry leaders and fellow professionals in support of an expanded professional network. 

Practical Internship Experience: Invaluable hands-on experience providing networking opportunities and practical insights into chosen fields, enhancing overall professional development.

Alumni-Driven Career Enhancement:  The Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Financial Services is actively involved with its alumni network, which provides current students with valuable information and the opportunity to be mentored by successful professionals from this field.

Career guidance and empowerment: Enabling students to make informed career choices and adapt to the market's demands by offering individual career advice, mapping programmes or certification courses in combination with resources for training.

Career Outcomes

 

Exploring Opportunities after Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Finance

  1. Apply relevant B.Com with Banking and Finance knowledge and skills in employment and entrepreneurship.
  2. Use analytical reasoning to make business decisions that are based on data in different situations. 
  3. Showcase efficient communication in trade and commercial activities aligning with the comprehensive curriculum of Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree.
  4. Understand business operations to embrace emerging technologies and  IT tools.
  5. Demonstrate ethical commitment, lifelong learning and advanced competence in self-directed learning for personal and professional growth.