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"AMRITA" is established under section 3 of UGC ACT 1956

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) is a three-year undergraduate degree in commerce. Commerce refers to the entire system of an economy that facilitates an environment for business. The Programme offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham prepares for a career in Taxation, finance, accountancy, banking, auditing and computer application. The syllabus of the Programme and its delivery is industry and practice oriented with courses such as accountancy, taxation courses in every semester, financial management, banking, auditing, computer application courses, Project appraisal and Accounting Package-Tally with industry relevant electives and open electives suiting the requirements of the industry fulfilling the skillsets of students. This sought-after curriculum framework enables the students in getting a more meaningful and relevant higher education. Special emphasis on Taxation through Tax club and Tally sessions add value to the career competency of the students.

Curriculum

Semester I

Course Code Course Title L–T– P Cr. ES
18ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 3 A
  Language Paper I 1 0 2 2 B
18COM101 Accountancy 3 1 0 4 C
18ECO103 Managerial Economics 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA106 PC Software 2 1 0 3 D
18MAT110 Fundamentals of Business Mathematics 3 1 0 4 G
18CSA186 PC Software Lab 0 0 3 1 L1
18CUL101 Cultural Education I 2 0 0 2 F
    TOTAL 22  
         
         

Semester II

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2 A
  Language Paper II 1 0 2 2 B
18COM111 Advanced Accountancy 3 1 0 4 C
18COM112 Banking 3 0 0 3 D
18LAW201 Indian Constitution 2 0 0 2 H
18ECO111 Economics for Business 2 1 0 3 E
18MAT113 Business Statistics and Operations Research 3 1 0 4 G
18CSA190 Business Skill using PC Lab. I 0 0 3 1 L1
18CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2 F
    TOTAL 23  

Semester III

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18COM201 Corporate Accounting 3 1 0 4 A
18COM202 Insurance and Risk Management 2 1 0 3 B
18COM204 Introduction to GST 3 0 0 3 C
18COM205 Income Tax Law and Practice - Heads of Income 3 0 2 4 E
18ENV300 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3 D
18LAW202 Mercantile Laws 2 1 0 3 J
18SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP201 Amrita Values Programme I 1 0 0 1 F
    TOTAL 23  
         
         
         

Semester IV

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18COM211 Fundamentals of Costing 3 1 0 4 A
18COM212 Advanced Concepts of GST 3 0 2 4 B
18COM215 Income Tax Law and Practice - Determination of Income 3 0 2 4 C
18LAW211 Company Law and Secretarial Practice 2 1 0 3  
18CSA217 Accounting Packages - Tally 2 0 0 2 H
18CSA287 Accounting Packages - Tally Lab. 0 0 3 1 L1
  Open Elective A* 3 0 0 3 J
18SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
18AVP211 Amrita Values Programme II 1 0 0 1 F
    TOTAL 24  

Semester V

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18COM301 Management Accounting 3 1 0 4 A
18COM302 GST – Procedures and Practices 3 0 0 3 B
18COM214 Introduction to Research Projects 2 1 0 3 C
18COM304 Investment Management 3 0 0 3 D
  Elective  3 0 0 3 E
18COM390 Live-in-Lab.@ / Open Elective B* 3 0 0 3 J
18COM305 Income Tax Law and Practice - Assessment Procedures and Authorities 3 0 2 4 F
18SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2 G
    TOTAL  25  

Semester VI

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18COM311 Principles of Financial Management 3 1 0 4 A
18COM312 Capital Markets and Financial Services 3 1 0 4 B
18COM313 Auditing – Principles and Practices 3 1 0 4 C
18COM314 Customs Law - Practice and Procedure 3 0 2 4 D
18COM399 Project   6 P
TOTAL  22      
Total credits for the Programme = 139        

Language - Paper I

Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr. ES  
18HIN101 Hindi I 1 0 2 2 B  
18KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2 B  
18MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0 2 2 B  
18TAM101 Tamil I 1 0 2 2 B  
18SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0 2 2 B  

Language - Paper II

Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr. ES  
18HIN111 Hindi II 1 0 2 2 B  
18KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2 B  
18MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2 B  
18TAM111 Tamil II 1 0 2 2 B  
18SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2 B  

Electives

Course Code Course Title L–T–P Cr. ES
18BUS341 Advertising and Brand Management 3 0 0 3 E
18BUS343 Enterprise Resource Planning 3 0 0 3 E
18BUS344 Hospital Management 3 0 0 3 E
18BUS345 Human Resource Management Concepts 3 0 0 3 E

* Two Open Elective courses are to be taken by each student, one each in the 4th and the 5th semesters, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.

@ Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.

Open Electives

Course Code Course Title L-T-P Cr. ES
18OEL231 Advertising 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL232 Basic Statistics 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL233 Citizen Journalismh 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL234 Creative Writing for Beginners 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL235 Desktop Support and Services 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL236 Development Journalism 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL237 Digital Photography 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL238 Emotional Intelligence 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL239 Essence of Spiritual Literature 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL240 Film Theory 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL241 Fundamentals of Network Administration 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL242 Gender Studies 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL243 Glimpses of Indian Economy and Polity 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL244 Graphics and Web-designing Tools 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL245 Green Marketing 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL246 Healthcare and Technology 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL247 History of English Literature 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL248 Indian Writing in English 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL249 Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL250 Introduction to Ancient Indian Yogic and Vedic Wisdom 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL251 Introduction to Computer Hardware 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL252 Introduction to Event Management 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL253 Introduction to Media 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL254 Introduction to Right to Information Act 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL255 Introduction to Translation 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL256 Linguistic Abilities 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL257 Literary Criticism and Theory 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL258 Macro Economics 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL259 Managing Failure 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL260 Media Management 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL261 Micro Economics 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL262 Micro Finance, Small Group Management and Cooperatives 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL263 Negotiation and Counselling 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL264 New Literatures 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL265 Non-Profit Organisation 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL266 Personal Effectiveness 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL267 Perspectives in Astrophysics and Cosmology 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL268 Principles of Marketing 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL269 Principles of Public Relations 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL270 Science, Society and Culture 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL271 Statistical Analysis 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL272 Teamwork and Collaboration 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL273 The Message of Bhagwad Gita 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL274 Understanding Travel and Tourism 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL275 Videography 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL276 Vistas of English Literature 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL277 Web-Designing Techniques 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL278 Organic Farming 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL279 Basic Legal Awareness on Protection of Women and Rights 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL280 Ritual Performances of Kerala 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL281 Documenting Social Issues 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL282 Fabrication of Advanced Solar Cell 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL283 Basic Concepts of X-ray Diffraction 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL284 Introduction to FORTRAN and GNUPLOT 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL285 Introduction to Porous Materials 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL286 Forensic Science 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL287 Introduction to solar Physics 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL288 Recycling Recovery and Treatment Methods for Wastes 3  0  0 3 J
18OEL289 Acting and Dramatic Presentation 2  0  2 3 J
18OEL290 Computerised Accounting 2  0  2 3 J
18OEL291 Kerala Mural Art and Painting 2  0  2 3 J
18OEL292 Painting 2  0  2 3 J
18OEL293 Reporting Rural Issues 3  0  0 3 J

Code Numbering:

Each course is assigned an 8-character Code number. The first two digits indicate the year of curriculum revision. The next three letters indicate the Department offering the course. The last three digits are unique to the course – the first digit indicates the level of the course (100, 200, 300, 400 etc.); the second digit indicates the type of the course, viz. 0, 1 and 2 indicate the core courses; 3,4,5,6 and 7 indicate the Elective courses; 8 indicates the Lab. or practical-based courses and 9 indicates Projects.

Abbreviations Used in the Curriculum

  • Cat - Category
  • Cr - Credits
  • ES - Exam Slot
  • L - Lecture
  • P - Practical
  • T - Tutorial

Disciplines

  • AVP - Amrita Values Programmes
  • BUS - Business Management
  • CHY - Chemistry
  • CMJ - Communication and Journalism
  • CSA - Computer Science and Applications
  • CSN - Computer Systems and Network
  • CUL - Cultural Education
  • ECO - Economics
  • ELL - English Language and Literature
  • ENG - English
  • ENV - Environmental Sciences
  • FNA - Fine Arts
  • HIN - Hindi
  • KAN - Kannada
  • LAW - Law
  • MAL - Malayalam
  • MAT - Mathematics
  • MCJ - Mass Communication and Journalism
  • OEL - Open Elective
  • PHY - Physics
  • SAN - Sanskrit
  • SSK - Soft Skills
  • SWK - Social Work
  • TAM - Tamil
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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Amritapuri