Aspiring candidates seeking admission for commerce courses at the undergraduate level in Delhi University will have to study a wide range of compulsory & optional papers from the present academic year. The course curriculum of commerce stream has undergone a thorough change during the shift from annual to semester mode last year.
Amit Sachdeva , head of department of commerce, SRCC revealed that the new pattern of syllabus will be implemented from the academic year 2012-13. Some optional subjects of last year have been made compulsory & a range of optional papers have also been introduced. Optional papers like human resource management, principals of marketing, international business & financial management have been made obligatory papers from the present academic year. This has been made in order to provide students necessary knowledge that will be relevant to industry & will help them in higher study. Around 10-15 new optional papers have been introduced. Some of these are financial markets & institutions, entrepreneurship, compensation managements, corporate taxes, advertising & personal selling. He also stated that at present lots of students are going for MBA course with specialization in finance, marketing, human resource. Some of them are opening their own enterprises after a few years of work experience.
But the case for foreign university is different. Universities in abroad permit students for the admission in MBA course only if they have work experience of around two or three years.
Sachdeva informed that a wide range of career options are now available for B Com (Honours) students like business administration, CA, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), investment management, auditing, tax planning, corporate banking, global banking & corporate governance.