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B.Com (Honours) in Corporate Finance Integrated with CPA, US and EA, US

Why take this course?

B.Com (Honours) in Corporate Finance is the only course launched by an Indian University integrated with US CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and US EA (Enrolled Agent) curriculum. This is one of the very few University courses which is reviewed by industry practitioners and is fully based on skill-sets required by the Big 4 (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and PwC) and Global Fortune 500 companies. The US CPA exams are conducted by the AICPA (American Institute of CPAs), US. US CPA is the highest accounting qualification in the US with global recognition and is equivalent to Indian CAs. The US CPA qualification comprises a single level with 4 exams. The US EA exams are conducted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), US. US EA is the highest tax qualification in the US with global recognition. The US EA qualification comprises a single level with 3 exams.

What will I experience?

  • Acquire the skill-sets that needed for an international career in finance, accounting (US GAAP and IFRS), auditing, internal auditing, taxation, compliance, or consulting
  • Study for and clear the US CPA exams (which is the most valuable credential in the world of finance, accounting and auditing) as well as US EA exams (which is the highest international tax credential). Both these qualifications are in high demand by Big 4 and Global Fortune 500 companies globally and in India
  • Once you clear the US CPA exams and achieve the US CPA license, you will have signing authority in the US and globally with respect to accounting, auditing and taxation
  • Training delivery for CPA and EA subjects will be by Miles Education, Registered Course Provider with the AICPA, US, and India's largest provider of US CPA and EA training

Note: study materials, online test-bank access and online video access will be provided to all the students after admission at an additional one-time cost of $700.

What opportunities might it lead to?

CPA's may choose from a variety of career paths in:

  • Finance - Corporate Finance, Commercial Banking, Investment Management, Venture Capital, Equity Research, Financial Analysis
  • Accounting - Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, International Accounting, Forensic Accounting
  • Auditing - Auditing and Attestation, Information System Audit
  • Internal Auditing - Internal Controls, Risk Management, Process Audit
  • Taxation - Tax Accounting, Tax Advisory, or Transfer Pricing
  • Compliance - Regulatory Compliance, Corporate Governance
  • Consulting - Financial Advisory, Management Consulting
  • Information Technology - Functional Consultant, IT Consulting, IT Implementation

In India and globally, all of the Big 4 public accounting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), KPMG, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) sponsor and recruit US CPA's and EA's.

Besides public accounting firms, US CPA's also have extensive opportunities in the industry, which includes, but is not limited to, MNCs like:

  • Accenture
  • AIG
  • American Express
  • Aon
  • Axa
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Flextronics
  • Genpact
  • ICICI Bank
  • JP Morgan
  • Maersk
  • Northern Trust
  • VMware
  • Wipro
  • WNS
  • World Bank

The annual salary package for CPA's in the US is offered with a minimum of $60,000 while in India, the annual salary package for CPA 's range from INR 6 lakhs - 10 lakhs.

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Commerce

Course Commencement

June 2020


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

Study Campus

  • School of Commerce Studies
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 5600 69
  • P+ 91 80 46501738

Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 5600 69
  • P+ 91 80 46650125

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Semester I
  • English – I
  • Financial Accounting – I
  • Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management
  • Business Environment and Concepts
  • Marketing Management
  • Principles of Micro Economics
  • Journalism
  • Mind Management and Human Values
Semester II
  • English – II
  • Financial Accounting – II
  • Financial Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Corporate Law
  • Principles of Macro Economics
  • Introduction to Statistical Tools and Techniques