Program Outline

Bachelor Of Commerce (Hons) - Integrated with ACCA

  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Affiliation: PES University
  • Campus: Ring Road (RR) Campus
  • Admission Test: PESSAT


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B.Com (Hons) from PES University is a four-year Bachelor’s Degree integrated with Curriculum for the ACCA Professional Qualification. This comprehensive Global Bachelor’s is exquisitely crafted to strengthen a global career, establish exceptional knowledge and bridge the talent gap in the fields of commerce and finance. The program allows the students to pursue global careers in various technical areas, including audit and assurance, corporate reporting, financial management, tax, governance, and ethics.


Here are just some of the reasons why you should choose ACCA as your route to becoming a qualified accountant

The ACCA Qualification is the world’s most widely recognized accountancy qualification for aspiring financial professionals.

ACCA’s mission is to provide business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people with the aptitude, talent, and ambition to pursue a fulfilling career in accountancy, finance, or management anywhere in the world.

As a chartered accountant’s community, ACCA has over 2,33,000 members and 5,36,000 students at various stages of their careers, served by a network of 110 offices and active centres. The ACCA qualification is recognized and extremely respected especially in the fields of investment banking, management, and consulting.

Program Delivery

The ACCA assessments are conducted at three stages, further sharpening the students’ vision towards their goal, in the following phases:

Knowledge Level: The 3 papers of this level have been completely exempted. Students have to clear the subjects while pursuing the BCom (Hons) with ACCA program to claim this exemption.

Skills Level: The 6 papers of this level have also been completely exempted. Students preparing for appearing the computer-based test will undergo a complete study learning along with dedicated additional hours of training for clearing the ACCA professional papers in their first attempt as all these papers are inter-linked to the professional level subjects.

Professional Level: stage consists of essential and option modules. Students appearing for these exams will undertake written exams that are scheduled in January, March, September and December at any of the ACCA venue.

Proficiency for Graduates: At PES University, Commerce graduates are trained in a way that they become industry ready for taking charge of diversified job profiles, ranging from the fields of Accounting, Costing right up to Taxation, Banking, Finance, Insurance, Research and Global Professionals. The BCom (Hons) with ACCA aspirants, as projected future graduates are envisioned to keep track of the happenings across the globe, achieving proficiency and training in Advanced principles of International Accounting and Finance. The wide scope of opportunities invites ACCA professionals to indulge into crucial domains of business decision making and corporate compliance. The primary areas of opportunities for ACCA qualified students are:

International Finance

  • Strategy Planner
  • Management and Budget Analyst
  • Financial Reporting Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Business Valuation Officer
  • Finance Controller
  • Risk Manager


  • Senior Finance Officer
  • Management Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Accounts Auditor
  • Tax Auditor


  • Treasury Manager
  • Cash Manager
  • Corporate Treasurer
  • Governance Officer
  • Credit Control Manager

Industry-Academia Tie-up


Department of Management & Commerce has collaborated with ACCA, UK for its BCom (Hons) Programme with an aim to make our students globally employable.


Department of Management & Commerce has collaborated with TALLY to provide certification programmes to our Commerce students.


The tie-up with Banking, Financial Services & Insurance aims to strengthen the financial and banking aspects in students.

Skill Based Certification Courses

The emphasizes on leading the students towards a fundamentally strong and professionally driven careers through the implementation of additional certification programmes as follows:

  • Advanced Excel
  • Tally
  • Aptitude Skill Development
  • Commodity Markets
  • Payroll Management
  • Actuarial Science
  • Crypto Currency & Block Chain
  • Export & Import Documentation
  • Certificate for Fraud Detection
  • Financial Modelling

ACCA Accredited Program


Our B.Com (Hons) with ACCA program has a Curriculum Structure which is uniquely designed to integrate the academic rigors of a traditional commerce degree with the professional qualifications offered by ACCA. Core subjects in accounting, finance, economics, and business management are augmented with specialized ACCA modules covering topics such as financial reporting, taxation, audit and assurance, and strategic business leadership. Program benefits include 9 paper exemptions in knowledge and skill level from ACCA.

The Teaching-Learning process in these programs combines theoretical instruction with practical training aimed at preparing students for the rigorous ACCA examinations. Lectures, seminars, workshops, and case studies are commonly utilized to enhance students' understanding of complex accounting and business concepts. Additionally, mock exams and practice questions help students familiarize themselves with the format and requirements of the ACCA assessments.

Assessments within the program typically include a mix of traditional exams, coursework assignments, practical exercises, and mock ACCA exams. These assessments aim to evaluate students' comprehension of accounting principles, their ability to apply these principles in real-world scenarios, and their readiness to undertake the ACCA professional exams.

Students enrolled in our B.Com ACCA program benefit from the Exposure to industry-standard accounting practices and international accounting standards. Internship opportunities, guest lectures by industry professionals, and networking events provide valuable insights into the profession and help students build professional connections.

Curriculum Structure

B.Com Honors - International Accounting & Finance (4 Year)

Business Communication
Business Economics
Indian Financial System
ACCA - Accountant in Business
ACCA - Business and Corporate Law
Data and Decisions for Managers
Business Communication
Cost Accounting
Banking Operations Management
Social Media Analytics
ACCA - Audit and Assurance
ACCA - Advanced Business Accounting
Business Communication
Direct Tax - I
Start up and Entrepreneurship Management
ACCA - Management Accounting
ACCA - Financial Reporting
ACCA - Financial Management
Business Communication
Direct Tax - II
ACCA - Performance Management
ACCA - UK Taxation
Foreign Exchange Management
Business Research Methods
GST Compliance and Customs
Strategic Management
Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
ACCA - Advanced Performance Management
ACCA - Strategic Business Reporting
Introduction to Fintech
Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection
Financial Derivatives
ACCA - Strategic Business Leadership
ACCA - Advance Financial Management
Personal & Behavioural Finance
Internship/Placements/Audit Firm

Career Options

Commerce graduates from PES University are trained in such a way that they are industry ready to perform variety of jobs such as Tax Consultants, Wealth Managers, Risk and Security Analysts, Market Analyst, Banking and Insurance, Researcher and Policy Maker.

The graduating students would be equipped with knowledge, tools, methods, theories, and practices of Commerce profession and trained to apply them in day-to-day life industry and other walks of life to optimize the outcomes. The Commerce graduates may opt for the following career opportunities in various fields.

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Banking Sector

  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Loan Officer

Finance Sector

  • Financial Analysts
  • Securities Analysts
  • Risk Analyst
  • Wealth Management
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Business Analytics

Research and Consultancy

  • Research Associates
  • Management Consultancy
  • Market & Policy Research
  • Research Analysts
  • Tax Consultancy
  • Business Analytics

Program Highlights

The B Com (Hons) with ACCA is a semester pattern based elite program that offers 2 exits to students. Hosting the pre-requisites of the New Education Policy, it offers the following attributes:

  • 100% ACCA Subject Integration with the program
  • 9 ACCA Subject Exemption out of 13 subjects
  • Globally recognized accounting curriculum
  • Paves way for Global CA recognition
  • Complete handholding for all 13 subjects
  • Additional Coaching for non-exempted papers
  • Pre examination Test Series for better results
  • 10 Year ACCA Registration Validity
  • IFRS Certification on completion of Skill Module
  • No additional ACCA tutoring charges shall be levied
  • Experiential Learning for building competencies
  • Mini Projects and Internship Programs
  • Library Support with Online Study Text Access
  • The most experienced Faculty Members


  • Application based Teaching and Learning
  • Student Centric Learning
  • Team Teaching
  • Practical Exposure
  • IT enabled knowledge delivery
  • Guest Lectures by Industry Experts
  • Research Orientation

Scholarships @ PESU

Merit Certificate + 50% Tuition Fee Refund for Top 5% of the Students based on their CGPA.

Merit Certificate + 40% Tuition Fee Refund for the next 20% of the Students based on their SGPA.

Merit Certificate for Students securing 7.75+ SGPA.


  1. The Scholarships/ Awards are subject to qualifying CGPA/ SGPA and other conditions as stipulated by Scholarship Committee each year.
  2. The above Scholarships/ Awards are not applicable to students in their final year of study.
  3. The student is eligible only for one award in each semester/year.

University Highlights


Ranked #1

#1 University in Karnataka (New Universities under 5 years) by KSURF


India's Most Preferred

PES is the second most preferred destination next to IIMB for B-School aspirants – Times of India


Ranked #1

#1 B School in Karnataka – Times of India B School Rankings 2021


Ranked #5

PES University ranked #5 in Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2020