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Top Colleges for Commerce in India


Commerce covers a variety of topics such as Finance, Mathematics, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Commercial and Business Law, Entrepreneurship Development, etc. There are a lot of career options available for the students along with a vast understanding of major topics. Commerce students after class 12, get confused as to which colleges they should go for. Even some of the science students go for commerce after class 12. In India, there are a lot of eminent commerce colleges that will help them climb the ladder of success. Ranking the colleges is mainly done based on teaching faculty, the training imparted for placement, infrastructure, student scores, and many more. Now let us look at some of the top colleges for commerce in India.


Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi

Shri Ram College of Commerce embarked on its voyage early in the year 1920. SRCC started awarding undergraduate degrees in 1932 and graduate degrees in 1948. It received its present name and form in 1951. The institute started an International Business MBA equivalent course in 1999, called the Post Graduate Diploma in Global Business Operations. The cutoff percentages for B.com Hons is around 97.37% for general students.


Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi

Lady Shri Ram College for Women has long been recognized as a premier institution of higher learning for women in India. LSR was established in 1956 by late Sir Shri Ram in memory of his wife. A center for academic excellence and achievement, it is today one of the finest institutions for Social Sciences, Humanities, and Commerce, while also offering a B.Sc. Program in Statistics. Professional courses like Elementary Education and Journalism are among its strengths. The details about the cutoff percentages for various courses are available on the college website.


Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai

Loyola College, a Catholic Minority Institution, was founded by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1925, with the primary objective of providing University Education in a Christian atmosphere for deserving students irrespective of caste and creed. UGC has elevated Loyola College to the status of “College of Excellence” for the period from April 1, 2014, till March 31, 2019. There are around 19 PG courses and 19 UG courses (Arts, Sciences, and Commerce) and 12 special Institutes offering various programs to 12,107 students.


Christ University, Bengaluru

Established in 1969 as Christ College, it undertook path-breaking initiatives in Indian higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, and adoption of global higher education practices. In 2008 MHRD declared the institution Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ University. The Department of Commerce, the oldest and largest department of Christ University. The Department offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs in Commerce.


St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, is a college affiliated with the University of Mumbai offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management. Xavier's was the first college to be granted autonomy by the University of Mumbai in 2010. In 2006, St. Xavier's was awarded the highest 'A+' grade by NAAC. Founded by German Jesuits in 1869, Xavier's developed rapidly from 1884 to 1914. The details regarding the seat breakups and cutoff percentages are available on the website of the college.


Hansraj College, New Delhi

It is one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Delhi - a premier institution, with highly qualified academicians imparting education in different fields. The College was founded by the D.A.V. College Managing Committee on July 26, 1948, in the sacred memory of Mahatma Hansraj, a pioneer in the field of education. The details regarding the seat breakups and cutoff percentages are available on the website of the college.


Hindu College, New Delhi

The college has served student residence since 1899. Earlier it was affiliated to Panjab University and now is affiliated to Delhi University. It offers several courses in the Sciences, Humanities and the Social Science streams. The details about the cutoff percentages for various courses are given on the college website.


NarseeMonjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics is a leading college affiliated to Mumbai University. It was established in 1964 by Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM), a professionally managed trust with a large number of prestigious academic institutions, under its umbrella. The college which started with an initial intake of 250 students now has a total strength of approximately 5500 students. It started with just one course in B.COM in 1964 and has added 3 more courses in Bachelor of Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), Bachelor in Commerce (Financial Markets), and one interdisciplinary Course Bachelor of Science (Information Technology).


Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, Mumbai

Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce was established in 2007. In the last 13 years, the school has grown from under-graduate management education to post-graduate management education. The college imparts undergraduate & postgraduate management education through its BBA, B.Com. (Hons.), B.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Finance programs.


St. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bengaluru

The St Joseph's College of Commerce is an autonomous college managed by the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society (BJES). It runs undergraduate and postgraduate courses in commerce and business streams. The St Joseph's College of Commerce was created in 1972 after the bifurcation of the St Joseph's College, Bangalore, which was established in 1882.


Madras Christian College Chennai

The college was founded as a school in 1837. It is known as much for its academic standing and leadership building as it is for social commitment. Today, the college has more than 5,000 students and over 220 faculty members serving in 31 departments.


Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce, Pune

Set up to take care of international students studying in India and to provide them with a ‘home away from home’, the Symbiosis International Cultural Center was established in 1971. The college was established in 1983 and recently celebrated its silver jubilee. It is under Savitribai Phule Pune University and has students from approximately 36 Afro-Asian countries and almost all the states of India. Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce offers specially modulated 3-year programs in Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts and a 2-year program in Master of Commerce, Diploma and Certificate courses in Liberal Arts, under the Symbiosis Centre for Liberal Arts (SCLA) which is an initiative of Symbiosis Arts and Commerce College.


Kirori Mal College (KMC) Delhi

Kirori Mal College (KMC), established in 1954 is one of the premier institutions of higher learning constituent to the University of Delhi, for all academic, administrative, and extracurricular activity purposes. There are 21 Undergraduate Programs including 15 Honours courses in 19 Departments in the college. Other details regarding the student intakes are available on the website.


Mithibai College, Mumbai

Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics (Autonomous) is envisaged as a destination for the most talented and promising students, since its inception in 1961. The college has 32departments of which 16 are postgraduate departments with 10 of them conducting Ph.D. programs.


Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, New Delhi

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, a co-educational constituent college of the University of Delhi, was founded on August 3, 1959, by the Sanatan Dharma Sabha (Rawalpindi) Delhi. The College is located at Dhaula Kuan.


KJ Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce, Mumbai

It is one of the premier institutions in the Somaiya Vidyavihar campus, enjoys a linguistic minority status, and is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized by UGC. About 6,500 students of both the Junior and Senior College and about 150 Post Graduate and Research students participate in academic and other activities of the college every year. It is one of the pioneering institutes in languages, humanities, and commerce in India.


Daulat Ram College, New Delhi

Daulat Ram College, one of the leading colleges of the University of Delhi, imparts education towards a degree at the Bachelor's level in Arts, Science, and Commerce. It has seven departments, which enroll students at the Master's level and hold M.A. tutorials that supplement the classes. At present, the college has 18 departments and over 3546 students on rolls.


Stella Maris College, Chennai

Beginning in a small one-storey building on August 15, 1947, with 32 students, the college has at present over 3,000 students and on a large campus. The college became autonomous in 1987 and has 13 undergraduate and 12 postgraduate programs.


Gargi College, New Delhi

Gargi College was established in 1967 and is a leading South Campus college of the University of Delhi. It is a college for women and offers education in Arts and Humanities, Commerce, Science, and Education. Nine departments namely Botany, Chemistry, Commerce, Elementary Education, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Zoology, and the Women’s Development Centre are currently engaged in innovation and experimentation in the undergraduate program, using modern methods of learning and evaluation.


Indraprastha College for Women Delhi

Indraprastha College for Women established in 1924 is a constituent college of the University of Delhi and its oldest women’s college. It has an enrollment of approximately 3500 students in its UG and PG programs. The College offers a wide range of courses, which promotes interdisciplinary studies in the 3 streams of Humanities, Mathematical Sciences, and Commerce. It was accredited with Grade 'A' and has an active Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).


Kristu Jayanti College Bengaluru

Kristu Jayanti College, founded in 1999, is run by the Bodhi Niketan Trust, formed by the members of St. Joseph's Province of the CMI. The college is affiliated to Bangalore University and is accredited with the highest grade 'A' by NAAC. The college had a humble beginning with 1 course, 9 students and 3 faculty members have exponentially grown with 6500+ students and offers 25 UG programs, 13 PG programs, and 3 PG Diplomas. The college has four recognized research centers in the field of Social Work, Bio-Technology, Commerce, and Psychology.


Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College Delhi

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi established in 1990 in the memory of Late. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. The college receives a 100% grant from the Govt. of NCT of Delhi. A multi-faculty co-educational college it has approximately 1,800 students in its roles in various courses. The college offers nine undergraduate Honours programs. Further, they also run bachelor’s programs in physical science, Life Science, mathematical science, and Bachelor in Arts. They also offer Add-on courses in Russian Language and Effective Communication and Personality Development through Theatre (ECPDT), and French.


Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma (GGDSD) College Chandigarh

Established in 1973, the institute aims to consolidate the existing core competencies in M.Com., MBE, MEFB, M.Sc. (IT), M.Sc. (BT), M.Sc. (BI), M.Sc. Applied Chemistry (Pharmaceutical), PGDCA, PGDMC, PGDMM, PGDPM & LW, PGDCGA, B.Com., B.B.A., B.C.A., B.Sc. and B.A. programs. The Departments of Commerce & Management, BioSciences, Physics and Economics of the college have been declared as ‘Star Departments’ by the UGC


Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration Kolkata

It began in the year of 1903 when the Director of Public Instruction, Government of Bengal, introduced a two-year senior course in commercial studies in Presidency College, Kolkata. The Institution acquired its present position at 210, Bepin Behari Ganguly Street, Kolkata in 1951. The uniqueness of the college lies in the fact that it is an institution that teaches exclusively commerce subjects and had started teaching the subjects even before the University of Calcutta had its commerce stream.


Sri Guru Gobind Singh College Of Commerce New Delhi

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, founded in 1984, as the second commerce college of the University of Delhi, is a premier institute, specializing in commerce, economics, business studies, and computer science. The college is named after the tenth Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It has a total student strength of about 2200 and teaching faculty comprising 70 teachers.

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