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Career Options in Commerce

Updated on: Jul 8, 2014

In today’s times, career options are no longer limited. You no longer are forced to choose from traditional vocations that were pursued by your parents and their parents before them.

In recent years, commerce has become one stream that has become popular among students of grade 11. It’s challenging but is also quite scoring. So, if you have the knack for it, the sky is the limit.

Do you love numbers? Do you have a logical and an analytical bent of mind? Then, a career in commerce might just be the right choice for you.

Earlier, choosing the commerce stream would get you a few hand-picked commerce careers, like one in banking. That is no longer the case as the sector grows at an unbelievably fast pace.

Job Prospects for Commerce Students

Career options for commerce students include those in the accounting, auditing, finance and banking sectors. Your pay package will lie somewhere between Rs 3 to Rs 8 lakh per annum.

If you choose commerce, you also have the opportunity to choose an out-of-the-box career option, like one in travel and hospitality, depending on the path and degree you choose. Career options for commerce students are vast and you will always have interesting profiles to work at if you play to your strengths.

If you choose to take advantage of the career opportunities in commerce available to you, here are some of the job profiles you can look at:

And this is just the tip of the iceberg. For more insight into the kind of opportunities commerce can give you, analyse your strengths and weaknesses and hone in on the course of your choice so that you can build a future career and take advantage of the burgeoning financial climate of the country.

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