Marks Not Good Enough To Clear High BCOM Cutoffs? Take Commerce Subjects In BA Programme

DU Admissions 2019 : High Cutoffs For EWS Category In First Admission List

Not clearing cutoff for BCOM and wants to study Commerce? BA Programme might come to your rescue.

 Majority of commerce students in India have aspiration of studying in Delhi University while on the contrary due to its excellence in almost every aspect,DU absurd cutoff didn’t allow these aspiration to get complete. If you manage to get low percentage in board then this isn’t the end , you are not at your wit’s end over scoring low because there are lot of other options Delhi University offer which doesn’t require very high percentage.

The CBCS provides an opportunity for the students to choose courses from the prescribed courses  comprising core, elective/minor or skill based courses, For a commerce student the best combination one might is Economics + Any commerce subject of your intrest. People usually have a perception of associating B.A Programme in Arts stream which is completely wrong. Delhi University do offer commerce subjects and that’s comes under Commerce Department according to the Universities Guidelines.

  • Commerce based subject offer in B.A Programme are:

1-Entrepreneurship and Small Business

2-Human Resource Management


4-Tax Procedures and Practices

5-Business Laws

6- Accounting and Finance

7-Advertising Sales Promotion and Sales Management

8- Office Management and Secretarial Practice

  • College of Vocational Studies has started a specific course called B.A Vocational which comprises of similar subject except for the fact that it provides a deep learning of commerce and the syllabus is very wide as compared to B.A Programme.¬†

Outline of Choice Based Credit System:

  1. Core Course: A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a candidate as a core requirement also termed as a Core course.
  2. Elective Course: Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses and which may be very specific or specialized or advanced or supportive to the discipline/ subject of study or which provides an extended scope or which enables an exposure to some other discipline/subject or nurtures the candidate’s proficiency and skill is called an Elective Course.

2.1 Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course: Elective courses may be offered by the main discipline/subject of study is referred to as Discipline Specific Elective. The University may also offer discipline related Elective courses of interdisciplinary nature to be offered by main discipline/subject of study.

  1. Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development

Courses/Foundation Course: The Ability Enhancement (AE) Courses may be of two kinds: AE

Compulsory Course (AECC) and AE Elective Course (AEEC). “AECC” courses are the courses based upon the content that leads to Knowledge enhancement.

These are: (i) Environmental Science, (ii)English/MIL Communication) are mandatory for all disciplines. AEEC courses are value-based and/or skill based and are aimed at providing hands-on-training, competencies, skills, etc.

3.1 AE Compulsory Course (AECC): Environmental Science, English Communication.

3.2 AE Elective Course (AEEC): These courses may be chosen from a pool of courses designed to provide value-based and/or skill-based instruction.

Winding Up

So if you are not able to clear the cutoff of BCOM and still want to study commerce, commerce based B.A Programme might come to your rescue. There are lot of career option available after doing commerce based B.A Programme like M.B.A , Banking, UPSC, MNCs etc.

And studying lanquage course and one non commerce subject is cheery on top which you cant manage to study unless you are B.A Programme student.

If you have any further queries regarding B.A Programme, please feel free to ask in the comment section.


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