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Program Overview


The Online Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) at Amrita AHEAD is a 3-year undergraduate program focused on Finance and Taxation and designed to equip students with necessary professional skills and knowledge in the areas accounting, finance and business management.

This course trains students on relevant industry certifications in emerging and important areas such as Finance, Tax, Accounting and Data Analytics. Industry partners include Amazon, Oracle, NSE, NISM and many more.

The program follows an industry aligned curriculum which makes the student job-ready.

Mentored industry-relevant projects (Final Semester).

In areas of Finance, Tax, and Accounting


Industry Relevant Specializations

  • Finance, Tax and Accounting

Admission Open

Deadline: July 31 , 2022

Industry Certifications Training

  • Oracle E-business suite Certifications for Finance
  • National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) Certifications for Financial Management
  • NSE (National Stock Exchange) Academy Certification in Financial Markets
  • (NCFM) Certifications for Financial Management – Foundation, Intermediate and Proficiency.
  • Amazon Certifications (Optional) for Data Analytics

Industry-Ready Training.

Interaction with Industry experts and Industry led projects.

Faculty

Learn from leading faculty members and industry experts

Jay Misra
Jay Misra

MBA from Harvard Business School,Dual B.S. and M.S. in Engineering / Operations Research with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.Co-Director, Amrita Center for Sustainable Future Program Manager of Amrita Center for International Programs.

Dr. Shekar Babu
Dr. Shekar Babu

He started AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore in 2007 in collaboration with State University of New York(SUNY), Buffalo, USA. He was also an Adjunct Faculty at School of Management, University at Buffalo, NY, USA. He worked for 10 years as a Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Software Division, California, USA. He was responsible for managing the $1Billion revenues.

Dr. Kurunandan Jain
Dr. Kurunandan Jain

Dr. Kurunandan Jain is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Cybersecurity and System Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amritapuri. He is a mathematics PhD graduate from Imperial College London and has won two awards for excellence in teaching from the aforementioned college

Dr. Dayana Das
Dr. Dayana Das

Dr. Dayana Das current Chairperson and also serves as Assistant Professor at the Department of Commerce & Management, School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri. Having spent more than a decade at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, she has been associated with various events and programmes.

M Soumya Krishnan
M Soumya Krishnan

M Soumya Krishnan currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & IT, School of Arts & Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi. She is an MCA (B’Level) graduate along with holding M.Sc (CS) and M.Phil (CS) degrees. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Computer Science in the area of Business Analytics and Intelligence using Machine Learning Techniques. She has been associated with Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham since 2005.

Kameswaran. S
Kameswaran. S

Mr. Kameswaran S is a practicing Chartered Accountant with more than twenty three years’ experience in auditing and consulting roles .He has taught many courses to name a few such as Accounting & Advanced accounting , Strategic Financial Management, Strategic Cost Management and Performance Evaluation, Cost and Management Accounting,Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, International Financial Management, Financial Risk Management & Project Appraisal. Since August 2000 he has been teaching courses for MBA, C.A. Intermediate and final students

Dr. Parvathi Vaidyanathan
Dr. Parvathi Vaidyanathan

Dr. Parvathi Vaidyanathan has been teaching for the last 15 years and has taught Organizational Behavior, Leadership, Business Law, Human Resource. Her initial research focused on managing quality of work life and development of people’s lives and career. She received her M.Phil and P.hD in the area of human Resources from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. She also holds a dual master’s degree in psychology and psychotherapy.

Bachelor of Commerce Degree

Earn a prestigious UGC entitled degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the fourth best University in India.
Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode.

Join a growing global network of accomplished Amrita alumni.

Course Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects.

Semester 1
Title of Course
Communicative English
Accountancy
Managerial Economics
PC Software
Fundamentals of Business Mathematics
PC Software Lab
Cultural Education I
Semester 2
Title of Course
Professional Communication
Advanced Accountancy
Banking
Indian Constitution
Income Tax Law and Practice – Basic Concepts
Business Statistics and Operations Research
Cultural Education II
Semester 3
Title of Course
Corporate Accounting
Insurance and Risk Management
Introduction to GST
Income Tax Law and Practice – Heads of Incom
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Mercantile Laws
Amrita Values Programme I
Semester 4
Title of Course
Fundamentals of Costing
Advanced Concepts of GST
Income Tax Law and Practice – Determination of Income
Company Law and Secretarial Practice
Accounting Packages – Tally
Accounting Packages – Tally Lab.
Open Elective A*
Amrita Values Programme II
Semester 5
Title of Course
Management Accounting
GST – Procedures and Practices
Introduction to Research Projects
Investment Management
Elective
Live-in-Lab.@ /Open Elective B*
Income Tax Law and Practice – Assessment Procedures and Authorities
Semester 6
Title of Course
Principles of Financial Management
Capital Markets and Financial Services
Auditing – Principles and Practices
Customs Law – Practice and Procedure
Project

Minimum Eligibility

Direct admissions for learners with an aggregate minimum of 55% marks. Learners below 55% marks will be also considered for admissions following a short interview.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidates who have passed 3-year diploma can also apply

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Course Duration

Minimum 3 years
Maximum 6 years

Electives

Topics Covered
Advertising and Brand Management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Hospital Management
Human Resource Management Concepts

The Amrita
Accreditations & Rankings

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Government of India accredited our University with the topmost ‘A++’ grade. The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education, providing our students with an outstanding training in our several campuses across multiple states. Needless to add, this multi-disciplinary character of our University facilitates a laudable synergy within our midst greatly enabling us all to derive maximum benefit from the expertise of each other. The Amrita AHEAD programs are WES accredited in the United States and Canada.
Amrita ranked 5th Best University in India- NIRF, Govt. of India

No 1 Private University in India
WES accredited
Govt of india, 2021, 5th best university in India
No 1 International Faculty in India
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NAAC A++ Grade

Admission Process

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Placements

Data is based on on-campus information

Job Titles

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Consultant
  • Company Secretary
  • Business Analyst
  • Finance Officer
  • Sales Analyst
  • Junior Analyst
  • Tax Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Economist
  • Business Development Trainee

International University Partners

Go Global with our International Programs: Student Exchange program, Study Abroad Program and 3+1+ x Integrated Masters Program

Programme Fee

Per Semester Fee: INR 18000, Total fee (per semester fee*6 semesters): INR 108000

Fee per semester*

₹18,000

Total Course fee**

₹1,08,000

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Zero Cost

EMI

Zero cost EMI Options
Available


Scholarships

Up to 100%

Scholarships available for eligible candidates

Know More

*If you are a foreign national, please email ahead@amrita.edu
**Avail reduction in total fee, If paid in full

Student Testimonials

Data is based on on-campus information
Mr Vivek Nair
Presently pursuing MSc Business Management, University of Salford, Manchester

I was inspired by the classes that are of a high standard and my faculty were supportive and motivated me forward. They are always willing to help, not only in education but also in the mental health of the students. The programme also offers students a wide choice of social activities. The environment here is sociable and it feels like a family. Amrita is a pretty safe place to study and live.

Ashutosh Rai
PreppyPick, Founder & CEO

Amrita University is a place where one can learn, make the fullest of their time and enjoy many such life preaching activities.During my stay at Amrita University for a total of three years, I came across a variety of people from different countries and cultures. I had received so many opportunities to express the best version of myself, a big thank you to my ever-inspiring mentors who helped me discover the part of myself that I could present to the world. Amrita is a temple of knowledge and values whereby we can find two types of gurus- Shiksha Guru and Diksha Guru.

Ms.Ananthalekshmy

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is one of the best colleges in the country with a global reputation that has the best academic excellence and has produced many successful graduates.The university offers research orientated and latest world class education.

Vishnu Vijay Sankar
Probationary Officer, Federal Bank

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has done an exceptional job in helping me to widen my capacity to learn and gain knowledge. This platform has played a vital role in creating a solid base for my career with it’s world class faculty, value driven curriculum, skill building exercises, research led learning experiences, exemplary placement assistance and value added socially responsible activities. To this day, I’m grateful for the exposure I got from my life changing experience at Amrita.

Sree Parvathy
Associate – Assurance (Audit)EY

In 2014, I got that golden opportunity to do BBM in Amrita. Since I was appealed to the efficiencies of the friendly resourceful mentors and of course the inevitable factor “The campus and its qualitative facilities”, I decided to do M.Com on the same campus. Thus in 2017 I started my M.Com course and completed it in 2019. In the same year, I got placed in EY. The moments I spent there are still precious & valuable for me. Apart from education for living, Amrita enlightens us with the education for life. I can be a perfect example of that. The person who I was and who I am when I stepped out of the campus are entirely different. The life there transformed me a lot. I was able to build up new capabilities and skills. I as an Amritian and the support of the CIR Department and my teachers has got a vital role in my ability to grab a position in EY. Amrita is having a versatile exposure compared to that of the rest of the colleges.I will cherish those golden days which I had spent in Amrita with my friends & teachers throughout my life, and those days will still remain close to my heart. I feel privileged to be an Amritian now and then.

Malini A
(Batch 2013-16) Audit Associate

Being a part of Amrita is indeed a matter of pride for me. Studying in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was a wonderful experience. Amrita helped me to cultivate positive outlook towards future with strongly committed and motivated mentors,without them I won’t be what i am today.The campus provides finest infrastructure facilities and peaceful ambience has enabled me to develop and expand my career by providing us with the skills that has opened doors for me to walk in to a highly professional career.Thanks Amrita for being such a beautiful memory for all Amritian’s.

Ardra Syam
(Senior Associate, Recruiting Services,Amazon Bangalore)

Words can’t describe how thankful I am to all the core faculties at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.I thank my Almighty, Amma for all the learning experiences and opportunities she has provided to the students through Amrita educational institutions.The experiential learning culture of Amrita has motivated me to pursue my post graduation in MBA-MS from Bengaluru campus after my undergraduation in BBM from Amritapuri campus. Life at both Amritapuri and Bengaluru campuses made me become more visionary and efficient in life. With the help of dedicated faculties, great facilities and great campus placements Amrita Institutions have provided me a second home which has helped me in driving a successful professional and personal life.

Anagha Nair
(Tax Consultant I, Deloitte Tax, LLP) (Ex Amritian : BBM Amritapuri Campus(2014-2017), MBA(Major- Finance) Coimbatore Campus (2017-2019)

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has a lot to offer to its students, including a beautiful campus, an opportunity to be part of many social activities and an amazing set of faculties who help you, both at professional and a personal front. My BBM Degree at Amritapuri Campus gave me a clearer insight into my chosen field of career. I further chose to continue with Amrita by pursuing MBA at the Coimbatore campus where I discovered my passion for Finance. Now with the help of campus placement I am happily placed at Deloitte. I am greatly thankful to my institution and my gurus who helped me along this journey.

Varsha Sureshkumar
BBM (2009-12); MBA (2012-14), Currently pursuing Ph.D. from Amrita School of Business Texas, United States

It has been more than a decade since I first started at Amrita, and I always look back on my experience with much fondness and gratitude. My love for learning, my love for teaching were both nurtured by Amrita’s wonderful teachers and guides. The education at Amrita instilled in me a strong desire to always do my part for society, no matter how small. It gave me the strength and faith to stay focused on my goals and pursue my dream – as I am doing right now, while finishing my doctoral dissertation in finance. Right from the first day, Amrita’s environment filled us students with a need to explore beyond the classroom. Our assignments and projects throughout our course helped us master the concepts in the classroom, and apply that knowledge outside. From projects like business plan development and attending conferences and seminars, the BBM course helped train managers who had a solid foundation in management, but were aware of the challenges and current issues of the real world. This first step in my academic journey shaped my decision to stay a part of Amrita for my post graduate and doctoral studies. The communication and presentation skills honed through our soft skills classes are invaluable even today as I present my research and findings. The writing assignments and communications courses molded strong written skills – an important tool for any researcher. More than anything, the love and respect for knowledge, learning and a dedication to the world around you – these three qualities have motivated me to pursue my research for the last 5 years, communicate my findings, and constantly strive to make the world a better place. Amrita is a family that always holds you close, and I am blessed to be a part of it.

Apoorv Vinesh Singhal
BBM (2006-09) and MBA-MS (2010-12), Dy. Manager – International Business, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited, Mumbai

As I sit to pen down my thoughts, I am brimmed with emotions to recall that I was the student of the 1st batch of BBM 14 years ago. I am reminded of many things that have contributed into making of a well-rounded individual. AMRITA is the reason for who I am today. I consider myself more of a Generalist than domain specialist, and the platform to explore my innate qualities, to have the freedom to pose different questions, have healthy discussions on different ideologies, and even try to develop an unmanned VTOL was provided by AMRITA. The programs offered have always been industry relevant. Even as 1st batch, our program was unique from similar courses offered across India. Our University didn’t shy away from offering some advanced management topics viz., Business & Social Environment, Evolution of Indian Business, Workplace Relations & Emotions, (which is Organizational Behaviour & Psychology), Foreign Language & International Culture, IT for Managers, Indian Constitution, Business Law, and Advance Strategic Management with Cases, etc. While these courses were entirely new to us, the pedagogy was lucid. I strongly believe that the environment and people around us are the potential contributors to success and growth, and that is how AMRITA’s BBM program was instrumental to me. This is the place, where I broke my mold and learnt some valuable life lessons. As students at AMRITA, we saw that inclusive growth is given more importance, which ultimately prepares you till the time you reach out in the world. I could see that I was truly fortunate to be a part of something that is world-class.

Jayesh Ramachandran
Amrita AHEAD BCOM, 2021, CA Student

I am a student pursuing online program, to be specific B.com in taxation and finance from Amrita AHEAD, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. I am a CA student and impressed with the flexibility Amrita has offered to me. Yes, offline campus is fun but for a professional student it is difficult to manage attendance criteria. Benefits of virtual learning cannot be ignored. The faculty at Amrita is always with you to clear your doubts and we have weekly live sessions for the same. Subjects like cultural education will teach you a lot I guarantee. I am having a good time here at Amrita and it offers quality level education at a lower cost. They have a flexible schedule designed and unlike on campus programs, one can have access to the study materials at his convenience. You can rewatch lectures at your own pace. Amrita is a very good option and you can blindly trust the faculty here. I have also made good friends here and we help each other with doubts, assignments etc. If you need flexibility, good faculty, quality education at your door step, Amrita is a good option. And yes, Online programs are as good as on campus programs if you are student enrolled in professional course like CA, CS, CMA so on or if you are person working.

Vigneshwaran M
Amrita AHEAD BCOM, 2021, CA Student

Online mode of graduation would be flexible for students like me who are pursuing CA or any other professional course. I looked for all Universities which offer online degree and finally shortlisted a few. In that, Amrita AHEAD was my first choice as there was excellent facilities and other opportunities like additional courses, entrepreneurship etc. Finally, I got admitted into Amrita and the course content is really amazing. The support staffs are very helpful in reaching out to resolve our doubts. The LMS portal is user friendly and faculties clear our doubts with patience. I am happy that I had chosen a right path for my future.

Frequently Asked Questions

Academics

What is the BCOM Program?

The Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM) at Amrita is a 3-year undergraduate online programme is a focused program on Finance and Taxation and designed such that students will be able to achieve professional skills and knowledge in the early stage of their commerce and management career. This course imparts innovative business education with social impact to the students. This programme follows a curriculum which will help the students undertake future finance, taxation, accounting, management and administrative role. This programme is structured to equip students with education towards socially beneficial scientific research to create business strategies, ideas, products, business solutions and policies that impact society aiming social and environmental welfare.

Is the Program entitled by UGC?

Yes, It is entitled by UGC. It is equivalent to any other degree offered by UGC.

How long can I take to complete my program?

The Online B.COM programme is a 3-year programme. You, as a learner can either complete it within the stipulated time frame of 3 years or you can complete it within a maximum allowed duration of 6 years.

How will you conduct the online program?

Every week, there will be a 1-hour live session. Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded each week prior to live sessions. A 2-hour discussion forum is planned every week for each course. This will help the students to clarify their doubts and solve the questions/assignments in a timely manner. Approximately 15 weeks of e-content is prepared inclusive of exams. Each week at least 1 quiz will be conducted and 1 assignment will be given.

What is the format of an online course?

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

1) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial; which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

2) Quadrant-II is e-Content; which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations etc, and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links etc.

3) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator.

4) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions.

Will the Online degree be equivalent to the conventional degree offered by Amrita?

Yes. Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets – Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Do you offer interactive sessions with the faculty?

Yes, every week, for every course, there will be a live doubt clearing session with the faculty, typically for about an hour. These sessions will also be recorded and available for watching later.

In order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

How are the exams conducted in online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Why should ine study for B.COM?

B.COM courses offer the students an opportunity to acquire professional skills and knowledge in the early stage of their career in finance, tax, accounting and management professional. This is one of the most popular professional degrees that will teach students about the fundamentals of accounting, finance and management. B.COM degree is a combination of practical knowledge application, theory, and personality development. B.COM program at Amrita is designed for versatile candidates who wish to pursue career growth while they are working elsewhere unable to take up educational courses amidst their job. Moreover, B.COM graduates from Amrita Ahead will be acquired by enterprises, business companies and corporations looking forward to multi-skilled candidates with conceptual and practical knowledge in the field of business management contributing business ideas, solutions and strategies to nation upholding ethical practices.

What are the job prospects?

Upon successful completion of the programme, prospective and esteemed job profiles that graduates gain are Accountant,,Auditor, Consultant, Company Secretary, Business Analyst, Finance Officer, Sales Analyst, Junior Analyst, Tax Accountant, Stock Broker,Economist, Business Development Trainee and much more. Top recruiters for BCOM at Amrita are Mickinsey & co, Cognizant, Deloitte, Wipro, DeShaw, TCS, Godrej & Boyce, LSEG London Stock Exchange Group, We make Scholar, Federal Bank, EY

ADMISSIONS

What is the eligibility criteria?

Direct admissions for learners with an aggregate minimum of 55% marks.
Learners below 55% marks will be also considered for admissions following a short interview.

Students with Indian Education:
Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
Candidates who have passed 3-year diploma can also apply

Students with Foreign Education:
Certificate of Equivalence from the Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required for any student with a Foreign Education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to https://aiu.ac.in/.

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Is there an admission fee?

No, there is no admission fee when you apply. It is free.

How do I apply?

It is a simple and easy process. You need to fill out our application form in order to apply.

Please click on the following link to apply:
https://aoap.amrita.edu/ahead-22/index/

How do I contact you?

You can contact us via Email, Call or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.

Email: ahead@amrita.edu

Mobile: 8590007473

Whatsapp: 8590240617

We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

I am an International Student, can I also apply?

Yes, International Students are welcome. Students with foreign education can also apply. Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a foreign education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to
https://aiu.ac.in/

What is the Refund Policy of Amrita AHEAD Online Degree Program?

We follow UGC Regulations for a Refund :

  • 15 days or more prior to admissions closing date – 100% refund*
  • Within 15 days prior to the admission closing date – 90% refund
  • Within 15 days after the admission closing date – 80% refund
  • 15 days after the admission closing date – 50% Refund
  • 30 days after the admission closing date – No Refund

* A processing fee of 2000 will be deducted

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