Career After 12th Commerce Gujarat : General Stream Options

After standard 12, youngsters get a chance to paint a new career path. The success of life depends on it. To proceed with full awareness, caution and discernment is another examination. Here we have made a humble effort to provide students with useful information at the time of their entry into an important phase of their lives.

Career opportunities after standard 12 general stream : After Commerce 

After Std: 12 general stream, many friends are feeling the sweet confusion of “what to do now?”, I hope that this article will solve their sweet confusion.

First of all, Std: 12 general stream students can be divided into two main types namely

  1. Commerce stream
  2. Arts stream

Both types of students get options of undergraduate (graduate) courses, integrated (post graduation / double graduation) courses, diploma courses, as well as certificate courses.

What to do After 12th Commerce

Commerce Stream After 12th

The courses received after the Std: 12 commerce stream can be subdivided into the following types.

  1. Graduation Level Courses
  2. Integrated (Post Graduation/Double Graduation) Courses
  3. Professional / vocational courses
  4. Other Types of Courses
    • Diploma Course
    • ITI Employment Oriented Courses
    • Certificate Courses

A) Graduation Level Courses After 12th Commerce

graduation level courses after 12th commerce

1. Bachelor Of Commerce

This course is the most popular course with the highest number of students in commerce streams. After completing this course most of the career options of commerce stream remain open. This course usually lasts for 3 years and in some universities it also lasts for 3 years along with the degree of Honors (Hons.).

Useful For Whom?
  • Students who want to do CA / CS / CMA along with graduation in future.
  • For young people who want to make a career in banking, insurance, finance, corporate sector.
  • To do government job by giving competitive examination after graduation

Contact: Granted as well as self-financed colleges of government and private universities running systematic courses.


2. B.B.A Bachelor of Business Management

The course covers systematic subjects like Finance, Marketing, H R., Production as well as Banking, Insurance, International Marketing, Tours Travels, Entrepreneurship.

Useful For Whom?
  • Students who want to do MBA in future.
  • Wants to get employment in corporate houses and offices.
  • Wants to open their own business in future.
  • Student who want to handle their family business in future.

Contact: Admission to this course can be obtained on the basis of merit / entrance examination in the colleges of government / private universities of the state of Gujarat.


3. B.C.A Bachelor of Computer Application

Apart from being employment oriented, this course is also in demand in modern times.

Useful For Whom?
  • Student who want to make career in computer field.
  • Student who are interested in computers.
  • Who want to get employed fast.

Contact: As this course is run in many big and well known universities of the state, contact it.


4. IT (Bachelor of science Information Technology)

This course has become important in this age of ‘Digital India’ as well as ‘Start up India’.

Useful For Whom?
  • Student who wants to make career in computer/information technology field.
  • Who wants to shape their career in Hardware/Software/Ethical hacking/Cybercrime.

Contact: Rajkot, Junagadh and surendranagar Stated colleges of saurasthra university.


5. Yoga (Bachelor of science in yoga)

After doing this type of course, you can get a job in school, college, hotel-resort, gymnasium etc. Yoga experts are in great demand abroad.

Useful For Whom?
  • Students interested in yoga.
  • Student who want to become Yoga Teacher/instructor/coordinator or yoga therapist in future.


  1. Lakulish yog university, Charodi, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad.
  2. Shree somnath sanskrit university.
  3. Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar.
  4. Maharshi Patanjali institute (MPIYNER).


6. B.J.M.C (Bachelor in journalism and mass communication) & 7. B.A (Advance Journalism and mass communication)

The above two courses are of equal importance. After doing this course, there is an opportunity to get employment quickly. This includes sub-types like print media, electronic media, public relations, web portals etc.

Useful For Whom?
  • Student who want to work in Radio, TV, Newspapers, Digital Media and who has creativity in nature.


  • President institute of journalism, shayona campus, R.C. Technical Road, Ghatlodiya, Ahmedabad.
  • National Institute of mass communication and Journalism (NIMCJ), 4th flor, Shapath-1, Opposite of Rajpath Club, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad. (
  • Institute of journalism and communication, Karnavati Club Same, prahalad nagar, Ahmedabad.
  • M.S University, Vadodara.
  • Auro University, Surat.
  • Vir Narmad South University, Surat.
  • ILSASS, Sardarpatel University, Vallabhvidyanagar.
  • There are few other universities who runs this course.


8. B.R.S (Bachelor Of Rural Studies) & 9. B.S.W (Bachelor of Social Work)

Generally, students who want to make a career at the village level are choosing both the above types of courses.

Useful For Whom?
  • For students looking to pursue a career in social work in the future
  • looking to pursue a career in NGO Field
  • Interested in village life


  • Gujarat Vidyapith
  • Gujarat University
  • Hemchandracharya Uttar Gujarat University
  • Virnarmad Dakshin Gujarat University
  • Sardarpatel University (Anand)
  • Gram bharti vidyapith
  • Lok Bharati Vidyapith


10. B.B.A (Hotel Management) & 11. (Tours And Travel Management)

The future of management courses depends on government policy. Many students are drawn to such courses.

Useful For Whom?
  • For those who want to get employment in Hotel Industries in future.
  • For those who want to run a hotel or tours business independently in the future.


  • IHM (Indian Institute of Hotel Management)
  • The Taj Group Of Hotels
  • Oberoi Group of Hotels
  • Symbiosis
  • Gujarat University Ahmedabad
  • Doctor Babasaheb University Ahmedabad
  • Auro University, Surat
  • Rai University Dholka


12. B.P.A (Bachelor in Performing Arts) & 13. (Bachelor In Music)

Due to lack of knowledge about both the above courses, many students who are experts in art are drawn towards traditional courses.

Useful For Whom?
  • For students interested in performing arts to pursue a career in clauses such as music, singing, dancing, acting in the future


  • Upasana School of performing Art, GIET Campus, Helmet Char Rasta Pase, Ahmedabad (Gujarat University)
  • J.G College of performing Art, Ahmedabad
  • Faculty of performing art, Vadodara (M.S. university)
  • Dholakiya Music College, Shihor, Bhavnagar University
  • Arjunlal Hirani College, Rajkot (Saurashtra University)
  • Sardar University (Vallabhvidya nagar)


14. B.P.Ed./B.P.E.S (Bachelor in physical education and sports)  & 15. (Sports Coaching/Sports Nutrition) & 16. B.B.A (Sports Event Management)

The above three courses in the field of physical education as well as sports are becoming popular Quickly.

Useful For Whom?
  • For students who want to become players, coaches, trainers, commentators, umpires, referees, sports journalists in various sports in the future
  • For those who want to become a physical education teacher or professor
  • For those interested in doing research in physical education and sports


  • Swarnim Gujarat Sports University, Near Mahatma Mandir, Opposite Youth Hostel, G – 4, Sector-15, Gandhinagar (


17. / B.A (Honours) / B.B.A (Liberal Studies) & 18. B.B.A (Liberal Arts)  

Useful For Whom?
  • For Creative and multitalented students


  • Pandit Dindayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar (
  • Auro University, Surat
  • Karnavati University, Uvarasad


19. B.B.A (Honours) (IT+Management)

Useful For Whom?
  • Student who are interested in IT & E-commerce And want to make career out of it.

Contact : SEMCOM, Vallabh Vidyanagar (


20. B.I.D (Bachelor Of Interior Designing) & 21. (Fashion Community) & 22. B.Design (Bachelor of Design)

Useful For Whom?
  • To Make a career in applied arts or designing


  • School Of Interior Design, CEPT, Ahmedabad
  • M.S. University, Vadodara
  • Vir Narmad Dakshin Gujarat University, Surat
  • Auro University, Surat
  • Ganpat University, Kherva
  • Swarnim Start-up innovation University


23. B.Sc. (F.C. Sci.) (Family And Communication Science) & 24. B.Sc. (F. & N.) (Food & Nutrition)

To Do Diploma to Ph.D in both above given courses, Contact : M.S. University, Fatehganj, Vadodara (


25. B.F.A. (Bachelor Of Fine Arts)

To Complete this 4 to 5 Years Course, Contact:

  • C.N. College of fine arts, Ambavadi, Ahmedabad
  • S.P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar
  • M.S. University, Vadodara
  • Vir Narmad Dakshin Gujarat University, Surat
  • Bhavanagar University, Bhavnagar


26. B.L.I.S. (Bachelor Of Library and information science)

Contact: M.S. University, Vadodara. You can contact other government approved universities.


27. B.Voc. (Bachelor Of Vocational)

To Take Admission in this course for fast employment You can contact:

  • UGC Approved Community colleges (
  • School of vocational Education of TATA institute of social science TISS (


28. B.A. (Film Studies / Public Policy)

Contact: Auro University, Surat.


29. B.A. (Applied Economics) & 30. B.A. (Political And International Relations) 

Contact: ILSASS (Institute of language studies and applied social science), Vallabh vidyanagar.


31. B.A. (Foreign Languages)

Contact M.S. University vadodara to study Foreign Language like German, Russian, Persian, French from diploma to Ph.D.


32. B.A. (Security Management) 

Contact Rakshashakti University, Post : lavad, Ta. dahegam, District Gandhinagar (


33. B.E.M. (Bachelor in event management) 

Contact Swarnim start-up and innovation university, gandhinagar.


34. B.Sc. (Nursing)

Contact Swarnim start-up and innovation university, gandhinagar.

Also Contact Other Private government aprooved colleges.


35. Open University Courses 

  1. IGNOU (Indira Gandhi national open university)
    • Around 10 degree courses can be done at IGNOU.
    • Contact: IGNOU, Opposite Nirma Institute of technologies, S.G. Highway, charodi, Ahmedabad.
  2. BAOU (Baba saheb ambedakar Open university)
    • Around 13 degree courses can be done at BAOU.
    • Contact: BAOU, Opposite of balaji mandir, S.G. Highway, Charodi, Ahmedabad.


B) Integrated (Post Graduation / Double Graduation) Courses After 12th Commerce

B) Integrated (Post Graduation / Double Graduation) Courses After 12th Commerce

1) M.B.A. (Master of business administration)

Candidates can get direct M.B.A. Degree after 5 years after 12th commerce. If you are interested in this course then you should contact below given places.

  • Contact:
    • K.S. School of management, Gujarat university, Ahmedabad.
    • GLS University Ahmedabad.
    • Ganpat University, Kherava.
    • S.P. University Vallabh Vidyanagar.
    • M.S. University Vadodara.
    • There are many other university who runs this course.

2) M.Sc. (C.A.I.T.) (M.Sc. in computer application and information technology)

This course is also known as M.Sc. I.T. If you want to do this course after 12th commerce stream then you should contact below given colleges and universities.

  • Contact: 
    • K.S. School of management, Gujarat university, Ahmedabad.
    • GLS University Ahmedabad.
    • indus university rancharda.
    • Nirma University, Ahmedabad.
    • M.S. University Vadodara.
    • Ganpat University, Kherava.

3) B.Com. + LL.B. & 4) B.A. + LL.B. & 5) B.B.A. + LL.B.  

To get admission in any of above mentioned courses candidate have to pass CLAT Exam. It is the entrance exam for this courses. although many private universities give admission without CLAT Test.

  • Contact: 
    • National Law Univeristy
    • Gujarat National Law Univesity
    • M.S. University
    • Nirma University
    • GLS University
    • Karnavati University

6) B.B.A + B.Com. (Hons.) + M.B.A. (Masters of business administration)

This is 5 Years course from which candidate have to study first 3 years (B.B.A + B.Com.) in india and another 2 years (M.B.A.) abroad.

Contact: Ganpat University, Kherva. for more information.


7) M.Com. (Master of commerce)

  • Contact:
    • Central University, Gandhinagar.
    • Gujarat University Ahmedabad.


8) M.C.A. (Master in computer application)

  • Ganpat University, Kherava.


9) M.Sc. (A.S.) 10) M.Sc. (A.I.) 11) M.Sc. (D.S.)

Full Form of these courses are Master of science in actuarial / Artificial Intelligence / Data Science.

  • Contact: Gujarat University Ahmedabad.


12) M.Sc. (I.T. Cyber security) & 13) M.Sc. IT (IMS- Infrastructure Management Service)

  • Ganpat University, Kherava.


14) M.P.A. (Master of performing Arts)

  • Contact: Upasana School of performing Arts, GIET Campus, Helmet Cross Road, Ahmedabad.


15) M.Sc. (Hospitality) (Hospitality Management)

16) M.S.W. (Master of Social Welfare) 

  • After 12th commerce students can study for 5 years for above given courses in Ganpat University Kherava.


17) M.Design (Masters in Design) 

  • Contact: Auro University, Surat.


C) Professional Courses After 12th Commerce

C) Professional Courses After 12th Commerce

1. C.A. (Chartered Accountant)

We can categorize this course in 3 categories.

  1. CA Foundation.
  2. CA Inter.
  3. CA Final.

Exam of each category becomes difficult respectively.


  • ICAI Anvekshak 27, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai.
  • ICAI, 123, Sardar patel Colony, Sardar patel stadium Road, Ahmedavad.



2. C.S. (Company Secretary)

We can divide this course in 3 categories.

  1. CS Foundation
  2. Inter or Executive
  3. Final or Professional

As per recent update, you can reach the second level directly by giving C.S.E.E.T. 4 Subject mcq based exam after 12th Commerce.

Contact: ICSI House, 22, Institutional Area, Lodi Road, New Delhi.



3. C.M.A. (Cost And Management Accountant)

Formerly known as I.C.W.A, the course is now known as C.M.A.

These Course have 3 categories.

  1. Foundation
  2. Intermediate
  3. Final

Contact: ICAI, 303, Sarap, Behind Gujarat Vidyapith, Asram Road, Ahmedabad.



4) C.F.A. (Chartered Financial Analyst)

There are 3 main stages of this course of type of chartered accountant from America. The Registration fee of C.F.A. Is 450$ And Level wise fee is 950$.



5) C.I.M.A. (Chartered institute of management accounts)

There are 3 main stages of this course of type of chartered accountant from U.K. Since CIMA of UK is connected to AICPA of USA, Candidate who pass CIMA will get CGMA Degree also.

Total Fee of this course is nearly 3 lakhs as per 2020.



6) A.C.C.A. (Association of chartered certified accounts)

Total fee of this UK Based Charted certified accounts course is 3 lakhs nearly.



7) B.Com. (Hons.) + A.C.C.A. (U.K.) 

Contact: indus university, rancharda, Ahmedabad.


8) C.P.A. (Certified Public Accountant)

contact for more information about this global accountancy course run by AICPA America.


9) C.F.P. (Certified financial Planner)

This course of india is run by FPBS (Financial planning standard board). This board is connected to FPBS-USA. This course is valid by 28 countries.



10) actuarial science

This course is run by IAI (institute of actuaries of india) and IFOA (institute and faculty of actuaries) U.K. in india. This course if difficult in many levels and hardly 5% to 10% students pass the exam.


D) Other Courses: After 12th Commerce

D) Other Courses: After 12th Commerce

1. Diploma Type Courses: 

From more then 200 diploma courses :

  1. DIPS (Diploma in police science) Contact: Raksha shakti university.
  2. Diploma in applied Arts – Dance Drama. Contact: Saurashtra University, M.S. University.
  3. A.T.D. (Art Teacher Diploma) Contact: M.S. University, Bhavnagar University.
  4. Diploma in Dimond and jewelries. Contact: Indian Dimond Institute, Surat OR National Institute of Jewelry design, Ahmedabad.
  5. More Than 10 diploma courses of IGNOU.
  6. More Than 11 diploma courses of BAOU.


2) Employment Oriented Courses Of ITI 

For more information about NCVT And GCVT Patterned ITI Courses, Contact: and


3) Certified Courses 

From many certified courses, we can include below given courses which students can do after 12th commerce.

  • prevention and investigation photography of rakshashakti university.
  • NSE Certification (
  • BSE Certification (
  • CSB Certified Stock Broker.
  • CIB Certified Investment Banker.
  • Certified Actuaries.
  • 21+ Certified Courses of IGNOU
  • 19+ Certified Courses of BAOU


This is everything that i can think of and we can collect of. If you feel like we missed anything then let us know through comment section of this blog.

In Spare time let us know your experience if you choose to do any of the above given courses after 12th commerce.

Updated: August 8, 2020 — 8:03 am

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