B.Com
Bachelor of Commerce

Overview of the Programme

B.Com Bachelor of Commerce

Explore the domains of finance, marketing, accounting, economics, and more in our Bachelor of Commerce program. With essential subjects that shape the future of commerce, ignite your passion for knowledge and step into a world brimming with endless possibilities. Here’s why GCU is the best university for your B.Com course in Bangalore:

Our B.Com program covers essential subjects such as Finance and Banking, Accounting and Taxation, ensuring you develop a strong foundation in these areas. We believe in providing a well-rounded education that prepares you for the challenges of the industry.

Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Management Foundation
  • Financial Accounting-I
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Tally ERP – I

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Semester 2

Course Title

  • Financial Accounting – II
  • Business Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques in Business
  • Tally ERP – II

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Semester 3

Course Title

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Management

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Semester 4

Course Title

  • Advanced Corporate Accounting
  • Banking Law and Practice
  • Income Tax Law and Practice
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services

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Semester 5

Course Title

  • Management Accounting
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Company Law and Secretarial Practice
  • Technology Application in Accounting and Finance
  • Principles & Practices of Auditing
  • Accounting for Managerial Decision
  • International Financial Management
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

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Semester 6

Course Title

  • Internship

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Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Management Foundation
  • Financial Accounting-I
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Tally ERP – I

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Financial Accounting – II
  • Business Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques in Business
  • Tally ERP – II

Semester 3

Course Title

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Management

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Advanced Corporate Accounting
  • Banking Law and Practice
  • Income Tax Law and Practice
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services

Semester 5

Course Title

  • Management Accounting
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Company Law and Secretarial Practice
  • Technology Application in Accounting and Finance
  • Principles & Practices of Auditing
  • Accounting for Managerial Decision
  • International Financial Management
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Semester 6

Course Title

  • Internship

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Marketing Channel Benefits
Financial Accounting Fundamentals

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Fundamentals of Social Media Advertising
Recording in Journals & Posting in Ledgers

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Alternative Approaches to Valuation and Investment
Cost Accounting: Decision Making

Semester 4

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services

Semester 5

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions
Business Implications of AI
Portfolio and Risk Management

Semester 6

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Successful Presentation
University System of Georgia
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity

Specialization Courses

Garden City University offers a variety of specialization courses for students to pursue their passions and career goals. These courses cover a wide range of fields, including finances, banking & insurance, accounting, and taxation.

Accounting and Taxation

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Business Taxation
  • Goods & Service Tax
  • ERP in Accounting

Banking and Insurance

  • International Banking and Foreign Exchange Management
  • Risk & Insurance Management
  • Life and non-life insurance
  • ERP in Banking

Finances

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • ERP in Finance

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment specifically designed for our Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree course. We are committed to preparing our B.Com students to be truly employment-worthy by providing them with a dynamic and comprehensive pedagogy that integrates practical experiences, independent study, and rigorous assessments. Our pedagogy for the B.Com degree course is tailored to enhance students’ employability and practical skills. We employ immersive case study assessments that challenge B.Com students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, allowing them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities within a business context. To foster innovation and adaptability, we incorporate engaging mini projects into our B.Com curriculum. By working on these projects, B.Com students gain practical experience and learn to think innovatively in order to address complex business challenges.

Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Com

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Installments
INR 60,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
B.Com (Hons)

Course Duration
3 years

1st Installment
$ 500

5 Subsequent Installments
$ 900

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.3000/-

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a B.Com degree at Garden City University (GCU), you will have a wide range of career paths available to you. Here are some of the most trending and sought-after career options that you can pursue:

Financial Analyst: As a financial analyst, you will analyze financial data, perform risk assessments, and provide insights and recommendations to help organizations make informed investment decisions. Companies such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and KPMG, renowned for their financial advisory and consulting services, frequently recruit B.Com graduates for financial analyst positions.

Accountant: With a strong foundation in accounting and taxation, you can pursue a career as an accountant in various sectors, including corporate firms, government organizations, or as a self-employed professional. Leading firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Infosys often recruit B.Com graduates for accounting positions in their finance departments.

List of companies where UG & PG Commerce and Management students of GCU got placement opportunities:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Overview of the Programme

B.COM Bachelor of Commerce

Explore the domains of finance, marketing, accounting, economics, and more in our Bachelor of Commerce program. With essential subjects that shape the future of commerce, ignite your passion for knowledge and step into a world brimming with endless possibilities. Here’s why GCU is the best university for your B.Com course in Bangalore:

Our B.Com program covers essential subjects such as Finance and Banking, Accounting and Taxation, ensuring you develop a strong foundation in these areas. We believe in providing a well-rounded education that prepares you for the challenges of the industry.

At GCU, we understand the importance of hands-on experience. Our curriculum emphasizes practical learning, allowing you to apply theoretical concepts to real-world scenarios. Through various projects, case studies, and internships, you will gain valuable insights and skills that set you apart from the competition.

In today’s digital age, proficiency in specialized tools is essential. GCU offers training in industry-relevant software such as Tally, Advanced Excel, and Tableau. These tools enhance your analytical abilities and make you well-equipped to handle complex financial tasks.

We encourage a research-based approach to learning, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Our faculty members actively engage in research, providing you with up-to-date knowledge and exposing you to cutting-edge ideas in the field of commerce.

GCU holds accreditations and collaborations with professional associations ASSOCHAM, NSE, & FKCCI. These partnerships ensure that our curriculum meets the highest standards and is aligned with industry requirements. We also have strategic tie-ups with executives from renowned organizations like Confederation of Indian Industry, and Tata Consultancy Services, providing you with valuable networking and career opportunities.

At GCU, we prioritize connecting our students with industry experts, inviting distinguished guest lecturers and industry speakers. This exposure to diverse perspectives and industry insights expands horizons and encourages thinking beyond textbooks. We believe in providing a holistic learning experience that prepares students for real-world applications of commerce.

We also foster the entrepreneurial spirit by offering a supportive environment for aspiring entrepreneurs. GCU provides resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to empower students in pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Whether starting their own business or joining a startup, we equip students with the knowledge and support necessary for success. Our aim is to inspire and empower students to make a lasting impact in the business world, preparing them for a fulfilling and successful future.

At GCU, we prioritize personalized attention and guidance. Our mentorship programs ensure that you receive individualized support from experienced faculty members who help you navigate your academic and professional journey effectively.

GCU offers a range of professional certifications, including NPTEL, Communication and Business Correspondence, Basics of Digital Marketing, and FINTECH certification from NSE. These certifications enhance your resume and demonstrate your expertise in specialized areas.

We recognize the value of interdisciplinary learning. GCU offers opportunities for collaboration with fields like Fashion Design and Hotel Management. This exposure to different disciplines broadens your perspectives and prepares you for the multidimensional nature of the business world.

GCU has established ties with international universities such as IAE Sorbonne Business School (Paris) and University Putra (Malaysia). These collaborations provide you with the opportunity to experience a global education, expanding your cultural understanding and broadening your career prospects.

GCU offers study abroad programs that allow you to gain international exposure and explore new horizons. Immerse yourself in diverse cultures, gain a global perspective, and forge lifelong connections while pursuing your B.Com degree.
At Garden City University, we are committed to providing you with an exceptional learning experience that prepares you for a rewarding career in commerce.

Pedagogy and Assessment

B.COM Bachelor of Commerce

At Garden City University, we believe in the power of active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment specifically designed for our Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree course. We are committed to preparing our B.Com students to be truly employment-worthy by providing them with a dynamic and comprehensive pedagogy that integrates practical experiences, independent study, and rigorous assessments. Our pedagogy for the B.Com degree course is tailored to enhance students’ employability and practical skills. We employ immersive case study assessments that challenge B.Com students to apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios, allowing them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving abilities within a business context. To foster innovation and adaptability, we incorporate engaging mini projects into our B.Com curriculum. By working on these projects, B.Com students gain practical experience and learn to think innovatively in order to address complex business challenges.

We understand the importance of independent study in nurturing expertise and passion. Through our integration of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platforms, B.Com students have the opportunity to explore their areas of interest, delve deeper into subjects of their choice, and enhance their knowledge and skills in specific domains. The pinnacle of our B.Com pedagogy is the major project, which allows students to undertake in-depth research and analysis on a subject of their choice within the commerce field. This project serves as a platform for B.Com students to showcase their expertise, research acumen, and ability to synthesize information. Complementing these enriching experiences is our mandatory six-month internship for B.Com students. This internship provides invaluable practical exposure and bridges the gap between theory and real-world application. B.Com students have the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge in professional settings, gain industry insights, and develop the skills and networks necessary for success in their future careers.

Our assessment methods for the B.Com degree course are diverse and comprehensive, ensuring a holistic evaluation of students’ capabilities. Internal assessment quizzes, end-semester examinations, and viva sessions for projects and internships form an integral part of our evaluation process. Additionally, B.Com students are challenged with case study solving, field surveys, and field visits, which provide practical exposure and hands-on learning opportunities. This multifaceted assessment approach ensures that B.Com students are not only well-prepared academically but also equipped with practical skills, critical thinking abilities, and a deep understanding of real-world applications in the commerce field.

Career Path

B.COM Bachelor of Commerce

After completing a B.Com degree at Garden City University (GCU), you will have a wide range of career paths available to you. Here are some of the most trending and sought-after career options that you can pursue:

Financial Analyst: As a financial analyst, you will analyze financial data, perform risk assessments, and provide insights and recommendations to help organizations make informed investment decisions. Companies such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and KPMG, renowned for their financial advisory and consulting services, frequently recruit B.Com graduates for financial analyst positions.

Accountant: With a strong foundation in accounting and taxation, you can pursue a career as an accountant in various sectors, including corporate firms, government organizations, or as a self-employed professional. Leading firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Infosys often recruit B.Com graduates for accounting positions in their finance departments.

Tax Consultant: Specializing in taxation can open up opportunities as a tax consultant, where you provide advisory services to individuals and businesses to ensure compliance with tax laws and optimize tax strategies. Companies such as Grant Thornton, RSM Astute Consulting, and BDO India LLP offer tax consulting services and actively hire B.Com graduates with specialization in taxation.

Investment Banker: If you have a keen interest in finance and banking, you can explore a career in investment banking, where you facilitate corporate finance transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and provide financial advisory services. Top investment banks in India, including Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley, often recruit B.Com graduates for roles in their investment banking divisions.

Financial Planner: As a financial planner, you will assist individuals and families in managing their finances, including budgeting, retirement planning, investment management, and risk assessment. Renowned companies like ICICI Securities, HDFC Bank, and Bajaj Capital provide financial planning and wealth management services, offering career opportunities for B.Com graduates with expertise in personal finance.

Business Analyst: Your understanding of business operations and financial aspects can lead to a career as a business analyst, where you analyze data, identify trends, and provide insights to help organizations improve their efficiency and profitability. Consulting firms like McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Accenture often hire B.Com graduates as business analysts to help organizations drive growth and streamline their operations.

Auditing and Compliance: With a focus on accounting and taxation, you can pursue a career in auditing, working for auditing firms or within the internal audit departments of organizations to ensure compliance and financial integrity. Firms like EY, KPMG, and PwC have robust auditing and compliance departments and frequently recruit B.Com graduates for positions related to auditing and assurance services.

Entrepreneurship: Your B.Com degree from GCU equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to start your own business or join a startup. You can launch your own venture or explore opportunities with startup incubators and accelerators like T-Hub, 91springboard, and Indian Angel Network that support and mentor aspiring entrepreneurs.

Financial Manager: In this role, you would be responsible for overseeing the financial health of an organization, including budgeting, financial reporting, and strategic financial planning. Large corporations such as Tata Group, Reliance Industries, and Aditya Birla Group often hire B.Com graduates for financial management roles within their organizations.

Data Analyst: With training in specialized tools such as Advanced Excel and Tableau, you can pursue a career as a data analyst, where you analyze and interpret complex data sets to provide insights and support decision-making processes. Companies like Accenture, Genpact, and Capgemini have analytics divisions that hire B.Com graduates with strong data analysis skills for roles in data analytics and business

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