Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) – FULL TIMEBangalore University

The key highlights of the BCOM program are:

About Bangalore University

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.

WHY Choose ISME for BCOM?

International by Credentials and Culture

Global Experiential Learning Trip to Singapore:

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

A 2-week academic immersion trip 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

Awards of Eminence for ISME as a Top B-School:

  • Ranked 39th all India by Times B-School Ranking 2019.
  • Ranked 3rd best B School of Eminence in India, 8th best B School in Karnataka by Competition Success Review in 2019.
  • Ranked 27th Best B-Schools in India by Business India, 2019.
  • Awarded “Management College of the year” for Best ROI by Higher Education Review, 2017.

ISME B.Com Students Excelling in Bangalore University Examinations

  • Close to 100% students passed the core courses
  • Above 70% students secured first class and 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 an 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.

B.Com Curriculum

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.

1. Language: Kannada / Sanskrit /
Urdu / Tamil / Telugu
/Malayalam/ Additional English /
Marathi / Hindi / English
2. Financial Accounting
3. Indian Financial System
4. Marketing and Services Management
5. Corporate Administration OR Methods and Techniques for Business Decisions.

1. Language: Kannada / Sanskrit /
Urdu / Tamil / Telugu
/Malayalam/ Additional English /
Marathi / Hindi / English
2. Advanced Financial Accounting
3. Retail Management
4. Banking Law & Operations
5. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions – I

1. Language: Kannada / Sanskrit /
Urdu / Tamil / Telugu
/Malayalam/ Additional English /
Marathi / Hindi / English
2. Financial Management
3. Corporate Accounting
4. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions – II
5. Public relations & corporate communication
6. Business Ethics

1. Language: Kannada / Sanskrit /
Urdu / Tamil / Telugu
/Malayalam/ Additional English /
Marathi / Hindi / English
2. Advanced Corporate Accounting
3. Stock and Commodity Markets
4. E-Business & Accounting
5. Principles of Event Management
6. Cost Accounting

1. Entrepreneurship Development
2. International Financial Reporting Standards
3. Income Tax – I
4. Costing Methods
5. Elective Paper – I
I) Accounting & Taxation Group – Advanced Accounting
II) Finance Group – International Financial Management
III) Information & Technology Group – Accounting Information Systems
IV) Banking & Insurance Group – International Banking & Forex Management
6. Elective paper – II
I) Accounting & Taxation Group – Goods and Services Tax
II) Finance Group – Goods and Services Tax
III) Information & Technology Group – Enterprise Resource Planning
IV) Banking & Insurance Group – Life & General Insurance

1. Business Regulation
2. Principles and Practice of Auditing
3. Income Tax – II
4. Management Accounting
5. Elective Paper – I
I) Accounting & Taxation Group – Business taxation
II) Finance Group – Performance Management
III) Information & Technology Group – Information Technology and Audit
IV) Banking & Insurance Group – Risk Management
6. Elective paper – II
I) Accounting & Taxation Group – Cost Management
II) Finance Group – International Auditing & Assurance
III) Information & Technology Group – Banking Technology & Management
IV) Banking & Insurance Group – Marketing of Insurance Products

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.


Soft Skills: Team Work, Leadership Skills, Business Etiquette

Communication: Workshop on Communication Skills, Business Communication, Presentation Skills

Software Tools: Certification on Microsoft Office, Advance Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Experiential Learning: Global experiential learning trip, industrial visits, international campus visits,

Entrepreneurship project. Internship between 2nd year and 3rd year.

Career: Workshops on career planning. Training on general aptitude, mock interviews, resume writing.

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

Apply to ISME

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 50% 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, entrance exams and personal interview.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete B.Com Application Form (online/offine/walk-in).
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: Entrance Exam – An online / written test of multiple choice questions will be given to all the applicants.

Stage 3: Personal Interview (Skype / Face to face)

Stage 4: 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.


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