Job avenues for fresh commerce graduates


Banking and insurance are the most popular industries where a fresh commerce graduates can start their career. They can enter different areas like auditing, accounting and finance in various sectors. The starting salary for these graduates is in the range of Rs1.5 lakhs to Rs 2.5 lakhs per annum.

Type of Jobs available for Fresh Commerce Graduates

  • Account Assistant
  • Account Planner
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Account Reconcilator
  • Balance Sheet Reconcilator
  • Account Specialist
  • Financial Consultant
  • Account Analyst
  • Financial Auditor
  • Accounting Coordinator

How to apply for an entry level job in the commerce field?

The most popular way to find an entry level job in this field is through the advertisements in newspapers. After finding the suitable profile, one can forward their applications through post or online. Job sites like, and are now becoming popular among the job aspirants. These sites are very cost effective s well as the only procedure required is to upload the resume in the concerned site. The employers will contact the aspirants, if they are satisfied with the qualifications mentioned in the resume. Also, suitable job profiles can be found on the site itself.

Job consulting agencies are now present in every city and they help the candidates in locating a job. In some cases, the agencies itself recommend the aspirants for a particular job. Such agencies charge certain amount of registration fee for rendering their service.

Career growth for fresh Commerce Graduates

As commerce field is multifarious in nature, much effort is needed to find a long term career in this sector. The area of specialization is a crucial factor which can affect the career growth positively or negatively. The aspirants should be aware of their strengths. Professional courses like CA, ICWA or CS can help the candidate to find highly skilled jobs in the field of Commerce. These courses can be pursued along with or after the commerce degree.

For medium skilled jobs, it is enough to pursue any diploma or certification courses after the degree. Accounting Technician certification course from ICAI is one of the best certification courses available for commerce graduates. The proficiency in IT skills plays a very important role in locating jobs in this field. Therefore a course in Tally will be very beneficial before applying for a job in this field.

The graduates can go for Postgraduate courses to make up a career in this field. Master of Commerce, Master of Business Administration in Finance and Master’s in International Business are some of the best postgraduate courses available for commerce graduates. Another factor which influences the career growth of an individual is work-experience. The graduates after working in the industry for some time and after gaining sufficient experience can look for higher level jobs in this area.



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One Response to “Job avenues for fresh commerce graduates”

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    Bhanu prakash.M:

    pg courses of completed b com graduation ….

    NOTE: Must related with computer courses ….