What are my career options if I pursue MCom instead of MBA after completing BCom?
While an MBA is a professional, job-oriented PG programme, a Master’s degree in commerce or MCom is academic and theoretical in its content and approach. After completing your MCom, the main avenues open to you are those in teaching, accounting and audit, finance, and banking.
By adding a BEd to your MCom you are eligible to teach at the +2 level. Once you clear the NET exam, you can even teach in colleges and universities.
MCom graduates can find suitable employment in financial research and analysis, taxation, stock market, insurance and financial planning and advisory, banking, financial services sales/executives with all kinds of product and service providers, jobs in accounting, financial processing and documentation as well as in KPOs.
Your MCom qualification also allows you to appear for the selection exams of the income tax, customs and excise departments, comptroller and auditor general, bank probationary officers. You can sit for general competitive entrance exams such as the Civil Services, State Selection Commission of each state.