IGNOU B.Com 2024 Admission Form, Eligibility, Fees, Exam Date, Syllabus

IGNOU B.Com 2024: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) opens its admission for the B.Com course in January and July academic sessions. B.Com is a three-year degree program and IGNOU includes 96 credits for this course and each credit requires 30 study hours. If you are looking forward to pursuing the IGNOU B.Com course 2024, then you have landed on the right page. Because everything from eligibility criteria, admission procedure, and exam fee is covered here in detail.

Moreover, students enrolled in IGNOU B.Com course 2024 have to qualify for all the 96 credits with the maximum duration allotted to complete the program to get this bachelor’s degree.

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IGNOU B.Com Course 2024

The IGNOU B.Com comprises three different courses from which students have to choose their subjects in all three years. It includes:

  • Foundation Courses (24 Credits)
  • Elective Courses (56  or 64  (not less than 48 credits))
  • Application Oriented Courses (16 or 8)

Besides these courses, all the students are required to study an awareness course on the environment, titled ‘An Introduction to the Environment (NEV1). However, the university does not conduct any examinations for this program.

IGNOU B.Com Admission 2024

As already mentioned, IGNOU offers admission to the B.Com course twice a year. Also, the university offers this bachelor’s degree program via two streams, namely, non-formal and formal.

  • Formal Stream: This stream is open for all the candidates who have cleared 10+2 or its equivalent examination.
  • Non-formal Stream: Here, even the candidates who have not qualified 10+2 examination can also pursue a bachelor’s degree from IGNOU. However, they have to appear in the Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme of IGNOU to become eligible for admission to B.Com, BA, BTS, & BSW.

B.com Specialization Courses

  • Bachelor Of Commerce (General)
  • Bachelor Of Commerce with major in Taxation (B.com Taxation)
  • Bcom With a Major In Corporate Affairs And Administration
  • Bcom With Major In Financial And Cost Accounting
  • Bachelor Of Commerce With Major In Accountancy And Finance (B.com Finance)

B.Com Course & Syllabus Details

All the three category courses of B.Com and their credits are enlisted below. The IGNOU B.Com Course 2024 can be completed only after completing 32 credits per year. Thus, 96 credits can be completed within three years degree program. Further, for these 96 credits, subjects are chosen from the following category of courses:

  1. Foundation Course
  2. Elective Courses and
  3. Application-Oriented Courses

Besides these, all the bachelor’s degree program students also have to study an environmental awareness course, ‘An Introduction to the Environment (NEV1). It is intended only to improve the student’s understanding of the prevalent environmental conditions and concerns and their management. Thus, there will be no examination for this environmental awareness course.

Program Foundation Courses Courses Application Oriented Courses
B.Com om24 Credits 56 Credits or 64 Credits (not less than 48 credits from Commerce) 16 or 8 Credits

Scheme of Study for IGNOU B.Com Course

Here, is a scheme to cover the syllabus and all the 96 credits within 3 years of the IGNOU B.Com course that every candidate must follow. Each candidate is allowed to take courses containing 32 credits per year. Therefore, in the first year, prescribed credits in Foundation Courses must be covered (BSHF 101, FEG 1 or FHD 2 and FEG 2 or any one of MILs or FST 1) along with Elective courses for the remaining credits.

Thereafter, the remaining credits of both the Foundation and Elective courses must be taken in the second year. It must include 8 credits of Foundation Courses (FST 01) and 24 credits of Elective Courses in Commerce (ECO 3, ECO 5, ECO 6, or ECO 13, ECO 7, ECO 12, and ECO 14).  Lastly, in the third year, the students must target 16 or 24 credits in Elective Courses and 16 or 8 credits in Application Oriented Courses, AMK 1, AED 1, AOM 1, ASP 1, and BCOA 1.

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IGNOU B.Com Admission Eligibility

  • The candidate must have qualified 10+2 standard to get admission in IGNOU B.Com course 2024.
  • However, students without clearing the 10+2 examination can also be eligible if he/she has completed Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU.

Besides this, all the details of IGNOU B.Com Course 2024 are given below which must not be overlooked before taking admission.

  1. The medium of instruction for the program would be English and Hindi
  2. All the candidates enrolled in the IGNOU B.Com course 2024 have to complete the program within a minimum of three to a maximum of six years.
  3. Also, there is no age bar for students who are interested to take admission in the IGNOU B.Com course.
  4. Lastly, the total years’ fee structure is Rs. 6,000/- which must be deposited per year as Rs. 2,000/- per year

Note: You can also download the latest prospectus or contact Regional Centre to get the updated fee details.


Course Code Title of the Course Credits
FEG-02 Foundation Course in English 4
FST-1 Foundation Course in Science and Technology 8
FEG-1 Foundation Course in English-1 4
FHD-2 Foundation Course in Hindi-2 4
FHD-1 Foundation Course in Hindi-1 4
MSW-009 Community Organisation Management for Community Development 8


Course Code Title of the Course Credits
ECO-1 Business Organisation 4
ECO-02 Accountancy-I 4
ECO-03 Management Theory 4
ECO-05 Mercantile Law 4
ECO-06 Economic Theory 4
ECO-07 Elements of Statistics 4
ECO-08 Company Law 4
ECO-09 Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions 4
ECO-10 Elements of Costing 4
ECO-11 Elements of Income Tax 4
ECO-12 Elements of Auditing 4
ECO-13 Business Environment 4
ECO-14 Accountancy-II 4


Course Code Title of the Course Credits
AFW-(E) Feature Writing 4
AWR-(E) Writing for Radio 4
AWR-(H) Radio Lekhan (Hindi) 4
CTE-03 Teaching Strategies 4
CTE-04 Teaching English (Elementary School) 4
CTE-05 Teaching English (Secondary School) 4
AOM-1 Office Organisation Management 4
ASP-1 Secretarial Practice 4
AHE-1 Human Environment 6
AMT-01 The teaching of Primary School Mathematics 6
AMK-1 Marketing -AMK-1  4
AED-1 Export Procedures and Documentation 4
ATR-1 Translation 8
ACC-1 Organizing Childcare Services 8
ANC-1 Nutrition for the Community-ANC-1 8
ACS-1 Consumer Studies- ACS- 1 8
Total Credits 96

Further information is also accessible for IGNOU B.Com201 if you have not found it here yet. For the same, the Programme Coordinator, Prof. M.S.S. Raju can be contacted. The contact number is 011-29573032. Also, the email id is given as [email protected]

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