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B.Com (Bangalore University) + CA Foundation + International Business Program, Singapore

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) – FULL TIME (Bangalore University +CA Foundation)

Major Specializations:

Accounting & Taxation/ Information Systems/ Information &
Technology /Finance/ Banking & Insurance (Bangalore University)

Minor Specializations:

International Business (Top University in Singapore)

 The B.Com Program at International School of Management Excellence (ISME) is a Professional Accounting and Finance course which has been designed with ICAI  to provide students with a unique opportunity to pursue their CA qualification along with their B.Com.
  • 100% faculty with global exposure
  • International mini Internship at Singapore
  • Global teaching pedagogy including real life case studies
  • Practical learning through industry visits
  • *Value Added Program focused on building soft skills and management skills to be successful in placement and initial career

Established in July 1964, Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore, aptly hailed as the IT Capital of India. The university is located on a sprawling 1100-acre campus named -Jnana Bharathi-. The university was re-accredited by NAAC in the year 2008 with -A- Grade. According to India Today-Nielsen survey, Bangalore University ranks 13th in the list of 50 top universities in India.

International by Credentials and Culture

Global Experiential Learning Program to Singapore:

Our Global Experiential Program for B. Com students accelerates their development at an international level by providing them with valuable skills.

A 2-week academic immersion program to Singapore will include-

  • Industrial visits to companies, skill building workshops, campus tours to leading management institutes of Singapore, and an exposure to a new country its culture and attractions.

ISME also facilitates summer programs at London School of Economics (LSE), UK for students

Faculty with International Exposure

All faculty at ISME bring with them an international exposure, which they have gained either by having studied abroad in leading universities or having worked in multinational corporations.

Driven by Excellence

  • ISME is highly ranked by various organizations:
    • Ranked in the Top 5 B-schools of Bangalore by India Today 2023
    • Ranked 33rd Top B-School, All India ranking by India Today 2023
    • Ranked No.1 B Schools of Super Excellence CSR Ranking 2023
    • Ranked 2nd Best Performing College (2022) in East Bangalore by Bangalore University
    • Ranked as a Top B School for Academic Excellence, Bangalore Management Association 2022
    • Ranked All India 3rd Best Emerging Under Graduation Institute, TOI 2022
    • Ranked 34th All India by Times of India B School Ranking (2021)
    • Recipient of Best ROI since 2006


  • ISME’s Students Excelling in Bangalore University Examinations:
    • ISME students continue to excel in Bangalore University Examinations: Over 75% students secured first class with distinctions.

Corporate Centric Approach

Industry Interface and Visits

ISME hosts guest speakers and practitioners from the industry regularly for current business updates and to make students aware of international business events and trends.

ISME offers students an industrial internship at the end of 2nd year.

Placement Opportunities Value Added Courses

ISME offers an additional and unique Placement Oriented Value Added Term (POVAT) to groom students for the corporate world. The courses offered are Soft skills, Communication skills, Advanced software tools, resume review, group discussions, mock interviews and management technique review etc.

Future Opportunities

Over 100 companies visit ISME every year for campus placements. These companies straddle various sectors like Technology Enabled Business, Technology Enabled Services, Finance, Analytics, Digital Marketing, Retail etc. Students are also supported and mentored for higher studies in India and abroad.

Student Focused Campus Life

World class infrastructure

A state of the art modern Wi-Fi enabled on-campus residence for boys & girls. It features a State of the Art Auditorium, Open-air Amphitheatre, Cafeteria, Basketball court, Badminton court, Table Tennis table and other sporting facilities with round the clock security.

Life Beyond Academics

For the development of a holistic personality in a nurturing environment, we have various extra-curricular clubs such as Academic Club, Social Club, Sports Club, Literary Club and co-curricular clubs such as Finance Club, HR Club, Marketing Club and an Entrepreneurship Cell.

The Chartered Accountancy (CA) qualification, conferred by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), is a rigorous and globally recognized professional designation. CAs undergo comprehensive education, practical training, and challenging examinations to acquire expertise in finance, accounting, audit, and taxation. Emphasizing ethical standards and continuous professional development, CAs play pivotal roles in diverse industries, showcasing technical excellence and a commitment to maintaining the highest professional standards in financial matters.

About CA Exam

A candidate would be said to have passed the Foundation examination, if he or she obtains in one sitting a minimum of 40% marks in each paper and minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate of all the papers.

The foundation exam has an equal mix of question pattern. Two papers, namely Principles of Accounting and Business Laws are objective type and will have negative marking as will be notified later. Quantitative Aptitude and Business Economics will have subjective type exams.

The BCOM program is divided into a total of 6 semesters with specializations being offered in the final year. Below is a brief overview of the BCOM program.


After 6 Semesters – Exit Option with Bachelor of Commerce Degree, B.Com Degree

After 8 Semesters – Award of Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree, B.Com (Hons.) Degree

Foundation, Skill Development or Interdisciplinary Courses

 Constitution of Indian and Human Rights
 Environment and Public Health
 Computer Applications and Information Technology
 Business Entrepreneurship and Management
 Philosophy, Psychology and Life Skills
 Personality Development and Leadership / Integrating Mind, Body and Heart
 Indian History, Culture and Diversity
 Research Methodology
 Education and Literacy / Science and Life
 Human Resource Development .Management
 One of the Foreign Languages such as German, French etc.
 Any other Course prescribed by the University from time to time
 Commodity & Stock Market
 Mathematics in Finance

Co-and Extra – Curricular Activities (CC& EC*)

 A student shall opt for any one of the following activities in the first four semesters offered in the college
 N.S.S / N.C.C./Rotary Activities / Rovers and Rangers
 Sports and Games / Activities related to Yoga
 A Small project work concerning the achievements of Indian in different fields
 Evolution of study groups/seminar circles on Indian thoughts and ideas
 Interaction with local communities in their neighborhood and learn about and from them
 Exploring different aspects of Indian civilizations
 Other activities such as Cultural Activities as prescribed by the University.

consultants, and teachers, with needed core competencies and for pursuing professional courses like Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy, Company Secretary, etc., and to take up professions in financial services, Insurance, Banking and other related sectors and take up competitive examinations of UPSC, KPSC, and other competitive examination authorities etc.


 PO1:  Functional Knowledge: To prepare students to pursue careers in Marketing, Accounting and Taxation, Auditing, Financial Analytics, and Management and to develop business analysts for companies, capital markets, commodity markets, and securities markets. 

PO2: Skills: To develop IT-enabled human resources, entrepreneurs for various sectors of the economy, and business philosophers for solving real-life business problems and addressing business development issues and to act as think tanks for Business Development issues with a focus on social responsibility and ecological sustainability.

PO3: Soft skills: To inculcate leadership skills both in their chosen professional field for achieving personal and professional excellence and blend spirituality with materialistic pursuits of business education students and to develop global managers with a passion for quality competency and holistic approach and ethical managers with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.

PO4: Higher Education: To empower students to take up higher education to become business scientists, researchers, consultants, and teachers, with needed core competencies and for pursuing professional courses like Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy, Company Secretary, etc., and to take up professions in financial services, Insurance, Banking and other related sectors and take up competitive examinations of UPSC, KPSC, and other competitive examination authorities etc.


The curriculum incorporates the latest syllabus outlined by ICAI and comprises the following modules:

  1. Quantitative Techniques, Logical Reasoning & Statistics


  • To develop an understanding of the basic mathematical and statistical tools and apply the same in business, finance and economic situations
  • To Develop logical reasoning skills


I. Business Mathematics

  1. Ratio and proportion, Indices and Logarithms
  2. Equations
  3. Linear Inequalities
  4. Mathematics of Finance
  5. Permutations and Combinations
  6. Sequence and Series
  7. Sets, Relations, and Functions. Basics of Limits and Continuity Functions
  8. Basic applications of Differential and Integral calculus in Business and Economics (Excluding the trigonometric applications)

II. Logical Reasoning

Number series, Coding and Decoding, Odd man out, Direction Tests, Seating Arrangements, Blood Relations

III. Statistics

  1. Statistical Representation of Data
  2. Sampling
  3. Measures of Central tendency and Dispersion
  4. Probability
  5. Theoretical Distributions
  6. Correlation and Regression
  7. Index Numbers

2.Business Laws


To develop general legal knowledge of the law of Contracts, Sales and understanding of various forms of businesses and their functioning to regulate business environment and to acquire the ability to address basic application-oriented issues


  1. Indian Regulatory Framework
  2. The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  3. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  4. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  5. The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
  6. The Companies Act, 2013
  7. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

3. Principles of Accounting


To develop an understanding of the basic concepts and principles of accounting and apply the same in preparing financial statements and simple problem-solving


  1. Theoretical Framework
  2. Accounting Process
  3. Bank Reconciliation Statement
  4. Inventories
  5. Depreciation and Amortisation
  6. Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes
  7. Preparation of Final accounts of Sole Proprietors
  8. Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Organizations
  9. Accounts from Incomplete Records (excluding preparation of accounts based on ratios).
  10. Partnership and LLP Accounts
  11. Company Accounts

4. Business Economics


To develop an understanding of the concepts and theories of Economics and to acquire the ability for addressing application-oriented issues

  1. Introduction to Business Economics
  2. Theory of Demand and Supply
  3. Theory of Production and Cost
  4. Price Determination in Different Markets
  5. Determination of National Income
  6. Business Cycles
  7. Public Finance
  8. Money Market
  9. International Trade
  10. Indian Economy



Students get Value Added Certifications from leading institutes of India & Abroad in the areas of:

  • Business Tools – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Digital & Social Media Analytics
  • Python and its applications in HR, Marketing and Finance
  • Financial Planning & Investment Management
  • Data Visualization through Tableau
  • Spreadsheet Modeling

*Courses offered are subject to modification, based on evolving placement opportunities.

The Technical University of Applied Sciences WĂĽrzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS), Germany is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences with more than 9,300 students and about 200 professors,


THWS offers more than 40 Bachelors and Master’s degree program. The program’s cover technology, economics, social sciences, computer sciences, visual design and language.

A memorandum of understanding was signed during the visit of Dr. Rainer Wehner and Dr.Harald Bolsinger to ISME, Bengaluru on February 23, 2024.

The MoU opens doors to the under graduate students of ISME to visit THWS after their 6th Semester for 6 months exchange program and it will allow them to plan their future studies in Europe.

This association allows our students to get a Certificate based on the course taken and avail a complete waiver of Tuition fee (Food, accommodation and transport charges excluded). Top 4-5 students will be selected based on Merit.

Admission to the BCOM program at ISME is highly competitive. The Admissions team reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant-s professional and academic background. An elaborate selection process is followed to ensure quality enrolment.


Candidates who have completed any 2-year Pre-University course of State Board / CBSE/ ICSE/IB or its
Equivalent with minimum 60% marks are eligible for admission into the BCOM program. All applicants for BCOM degree should have proficiency in oral and written English communication.

General Criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of their predicted grades. Final admission is based on the cumulative
assessment of the Class XII results and personal interview.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete B.Com Application Form (Online)
Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to complete the Application Form, attach the required documents and submit the entire application to ISME-s Admission Office.

Stage 2: Personal Interview (Online / Face to face) & Entrance Test

Stage 3: Admission Decision
Based on the review of the application, test scores and the recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program. Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance from the candidate and the payment of the registration fee. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

*Note – Applicant can apply only once.

Apply Online for BCOM