Mumbai, 12th July 2023 – The prestigious School of Commerce at SVKM’s NMIMS Dhule Campus is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the highly sought-after B.Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance) program for the academic year 2023 – a first for the city of Dhule. This three-year undergraduate program is designed to provide students with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge, equipping them with the essential skills for a successful career in the field of commerce.

Admission to this program requires a minimum of 55% marks in 12th grade, and no entrance exam is required. This program is ideal for students from non-mathematical backgrounds who have a keen interest in pursuing a career in accounting and finance.

This program offers a unique blend of courses that go beyond a mere overview of subjects. Students will be taught the intricacies of commerce, economics, and management, cultivating a broad perspective and a strong foundation in their chosen field. The curriculum encompasses cutting-edge subjects such as Financial Markets and Institutions, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, Wealth Management, and Banking and Insurance, providing students with practical insights into equity markets, futures and options markets, bond markets, currency markets, and the dynamic world of finance.

One of the key highlights of the program is its focus on application-based learning. Students will gain exposure to real-world scenarios through projects, presentations, case studies, and interactive classroom sessions. They will also develop essential skills in areas such as filing income tax returns, financial modeling using Excel, stock market analysis, business communication, and soft skills training.

CA Kunal Pasari, I/C Associate Dean, NMIMS School of Commerce, Dhule, “B.Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance) is a program under the Finance domain, suitable for students pursuing professional finance courses such as Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy, or seeking careers as Financial Analysts, Investment Bankers, and in Capital Markets, among others. Classroom learning is complemented with internships, expert talks, workshops, and exposure to the practical world. The courses are delivered by professionals and highly experienced faculty members.”

The B.Com. (Hons.) (Accounting and Finance) program at the School of Commerce is a gateway to a multitude of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue professional courses such as CA, CIMA, CS, CFA, CPMR, Actuarial Science, Business Analytics, and Data Science. Moreover, the program provides excellent compatibility and synergy with these professional courses, enabling students to seamlessly prepare for parallel professional exams while earning their degrees.

NMIMS Dhule Campus provides students with a distinctive chance to acquire practical experience through mandatory internships. This hands-on training equips them with the necessary skills, confidence, and industry exposure to thrive in their future careers. It takes great pride in its strong history of assisting graduates with internships and job placements. With a robust network of industry connections, renowned companies from various sectors actively recruit fresh graduates from our campus.

The Training and Placement Cell in Mumbai offers dedicated support to current third-year students, ensuring they have access to the best recruitment opportunities. This year, approximately 35 companies from diverse industries participated, all eager to hire talented graduates. Prominent organizations such as PwC, Byju’s, Ernst and Young India, Godrej & Boyce, Accenture, Vodafone Idea Limited, CRISIL, Tata Strategic Management, and Planet Sparks conducted campus placements for 2023. Graduates have secured highly competitive salary packages ranging from 6.5 to 7.25 lakhs per annum.