Ignou Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (BCOMG)

  • The University offers Bachelor of Commerce Degree with the following Structure:

         Objective of B.Com Programme:

  •  The main objective of the programme is to inculcate knowledge, skills and attitude amongst the learners to
    meet the challenges of various dimensions of business and commerce.
     The programme focuses on the development of skills in the commerce domain areas and facilitates the
    employability as well as self-employability of the learners.
  • The programme aims at providing commerce education to the large number of learners located at different
    parts of the country including the far-flung areas and selected abroad centres. Commerce education is
    provided to the masses as well as the disadvantaged and marginal groups of the society.
  •  The multimedia and interactive teaching-learning system provides opportunity to acquire education at the door
    step, flexible time and space of the learner. Accessibility and flexibility are very important features of the
    programme which provide opportunity to large number of heterogeneous groups to acquire education through
    open and distance mode.
  • The programme aims at the development of analytical skills, financial and accounting skills as well as

Eligibility:10+2 or its equivalent or BPP from IGNOU

Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi

Duration: Minimum 3 years and Maximum 6 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Fee Structure: Rs. 8,100/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 2,700/- per year. Fee to be
paid in 1st year, including Registration Fee of Rs.200/-is Rs.2,900/-.

The University follows the credit system for offering all its programmes. One credit is equal to 30 hours of
learners study time. To earn Bachelor’s Degree, a learner has to earn 132 credits in minimum six semesters
(three years) with 22 credits per semester. For earning 132 credits, a student has to study all the courses from
the following categories of courses:
a) Core Courses (CC)
b) Discipline Specific Electives (DSE)
c) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC)
d) Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC)
e) Generic Electives (GE)
In each Semester, the students have to study 4 courses in all from different categories of courses. While the courses
unde CC, DSE and GE Categories are of 6 credits each, the courses under AEC and SEC are of 4 credits each. The study
loa in each semesterwill come out to 22 credits. The following Table presents the CODES ofCourses available for study
for B Com students in each semester fromdifferent categories of courseswith credit load.

Semester-wise Programme Structure of (BCOMG)

Semester Core Courses (6 credits each) Discipline Specific Electives (6 credits each) Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (4 credits each) Skill Enhancement Course (4 credits each) Generic Elective (6 credits each) Total Credits Download
I BEGLA 135 BCOC 131
BCOC 132
BEVAE 181 22 Credits
II BHDLA 136 or BEGLA 136 BCOC 133
BCOC 134
BHDAE 182 or BEGAE 182 22 Credits
III BHDLA 137 or
BCOC 135
BCOC 136
BCOS 183 22 Credits
IV BCOLA 138 BCOC 137 BCOC 138 BCOS 184 22 Credits
V BCOE 141 BCOE 143 BCOS 185 BCOG 171 22 Credits
BCOE 144
BCOS 186 BCOG 172 22 Credits
72 credits 24 credits 8 credits 16 credits 12 credits 132 credits


The detailed nomenclature and number of credits for different courses available under each of the five categories
[Core Courses (CC), Discipline Specific Electives (DSE), Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC), Skill
Enhancement Courses (SEC), and Generic Electives (GE)] is given in the following tables:



Course Code Title of the Course No of Credits Download
BCOC 131 Financial Accounting 6
BCOC 132 Business Organization and Management 6
BCOC 133 Business Law 6
BCOC 134 Business Mathematics and Statistics 6
BCOC 135 Company Law 6
BCOC 136 Income Tax Law and Practice 6
BCOC 137 Corporate Accounting 6
BCOC 138 Cost Accounting 6


Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BCOE 141 Principles of Marketing 6
BCOE 143 Fundamentals of Financial Management 6
BCOE 142 Management Accounting 6
BCOE 144 Office Management and Secretarial Practice 6


Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BCOS 183 Computer Application in Business 4
BCOS 184 E-Commerce 4
BCOS 185 Entrepreneurship 4
BCOS 186 Personal Selling and Salesmanship 4


Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BCOG 171 Principles of Micro Economics 6
BCOG 172 Indian Economy 6


Environmental Studies

Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BEGAE 182 English Communication Skills 4
BHDAE 182 4



Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BEGLA 135 English In Daily Life 6
BEGLA 136 English At The Work Place 6
BEGLA 137 Language Through Literature 6
BCOLA 138 Business Communication 6


Course Code Title of the Course No. of Credits Download
BHDLA 136 6
BHDLA 137 6

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