BCom Tax

After Completing B.com Course you have two options-Either to do jobs or to pursue Higher Studies. If you want to do govt jobs the you can apply for bank PO jobs or civil service jobs.
 

Eligibility :-

Plus two pass with book keeping and accountancy and any two of the following subjects, (1) commerce (2) commercial correspondence and commercial geography (3) economics (4) life insurance with salesmanship (5) banking with secretarial practice (6) business studies (7) maths (8) computer science (9) computer application (10) informatics practice and  (11) management

Seat Allocation

Gen ETB Muslim LC OBX OBH BPL SC ST OEC Management Community Total
16 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 24 0 48
 
Index Calculation
 
Index mark is calculated as per the following formula
Index = Total mark + Mark in commerce subjects/ All Subjects + Bonus – Handicap
Bonus = NSS(15) + NCC(15)+NCC A cert  (3) + NCC B/C cert(5) + Ex-service man (15)
Handicap = 5 mark each for every additional attempt in plus two papers
B.com Degree programme (Model 1)
 
 
Core – Commerce
        Core – Commerce.pdf
Common Core
  1.  Perspectives and methodology of Business studies
  2. Business Communication and Management Information System
  3. E-commerce and general Informatics
  4. Entrepreneurship development and Project Management
 
Core (Optional)
  1. Financial Management
  2. Value Added Tax Concepts and Practice
  3. Income Tax Law and Practice
  4. Income Tax Assessments and Procedures
 
 
Complementary Course
  1. Advertising And sales promotion
  2. Principles of Business Decisions 
Open Course
  1. Capital Market and Investment management
  2. Common – English :- http://intersmarthosting.in/cochin_college/uploads/files/48/BCom Tax English.pdf
  3. Additional Language – Malayalam/ Hindi/ French
  4. Additional Language – Malayalam.pdf/ Hindi.pdf/ French.pdf
Model I B Com TAX
 
SYLLABUS FOR COMMON COURSES
 
Course Code ENCN1
Title of the course Communication Skills in English
Semester in which the course is to be taught
No. of credits 4
No. of contact hours 90
 
Course I: COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH
 
1. Aim of the Course
 
  1. To develop the students’ ability to use English language accurately and effectively by enhancing their communication skills. 
 
2. Objectives of the Course
 
  1. To introduce the students to the speech sounds of English in order to enable them to listen to English and speak with global intelligibility. 
  2. To enable the students to speak English confidently and effectively in a wide variety of situations.  
  3. To help the students to improve their reading efficiency by refining their reading strategies.
 
3. Course Outline
 
MODULE – I
 
Speech Sounds                                                                       18 hours
 
Phonemic symbols - Vowels - Consonants - Syllables - Word stress - Stress in polysyllabic words – Stress in words used as different parts of speech -   Sentence stress – Weak forms and strong forms – Intonation – Awareness of different accents: American, British and Indian – Influence of the mother tongue
 
MODULE – II
 
Listening                                                                                 18 hours
 
Active listening – Barriers to listening – Listening and note taking– Listening to announcements – Listening to news on the radio and television
 
MODULE- III
 
Speaking                                                                               36 hours
 
Word stress and rhythm – Pauses and sense groups – Falling and rising tones –Fluency and pace of delivery – Art of small talk – Participating in conversations – Making a short formal speech – Describing people, place, events and things – Group discussion skills and telephone skills 
 
MODULE – IV
 
Reading                                                                                     18 hours
 
Reading: theory and Practice – Scanning - Surveying a textbook using an index - reading with a purpose – making predictions – Understanding text structure – Locating main points – Making inferences - Reading graphics - reading critically – Reading for research 
 
4.            Core Text
 
V.Sasikumar, P Kiranmai Dutt and Geetha Rajeevan, . Communication  Skills in English. Cambridge University Press and Mahatma Gandhi University.
 
Further Reading 
 
 
Sl.No Title Author Publisher &Year
1 A Course in Listening and Speaking I &II Sasikumar V.,Kiranmai Dutt and Geetha Rajeevan New Delhi: CUP, 2007
2
Study Listening: A
Course in Listening to
Lectures and Note-taking
Tony Lynch New Delhi: CUP, 2008
3
Study Speaking: A
Course in Spoken English
for Academic Purposes
Anderson, Kenneth, Joan Maclean and Tony Lynch New Delhi: CUP, 2008
4 Study Reading: A Course in Reading Skills for Academic Purposes Glendinning, Eric H. and Beverly Holmstrom New Delhi: CUP, 2008
5 Communication Studies Sky Massan Palgrave Macmillan
6 Effective Communication for Arts and Humanities Students Joan Van Emden and Lucinda Becker Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
SYLLABI FOR COMMON COURSES
Course III: CRITICAL THINKING, ACADEMIC WRITING AND PRESENTATION
 
Course Code ENCN3
Title of the course CRITICAL THINKING, ACADEMIC WRITING AND PRESENTATION
Semester in which the course is to be taught 2
No. of credits 4
No. of contact hours 90
 
1. AIM OF THE COURSE
 
  1. To develop the critical and analytical faculty of students and to improve their proficiency in reading, writing and presentation. 
 
2. OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
 
  1. To make the students aware of the fundamental concepts of critical reasoning and to enable them to read and respond critically, drawing conclusions, generalizing, differentiating fact from opinion and creating their own arguments.  
  2. To assist the students in developing appropriate and impressive writing styles for various contexts.
  3. To help students rectify structural imperfections and to edit what they have written.
  4. To equip students for making academic presentations effectively and impressively
3. Course Outline
 
 
MODULE – I
 
Critical Thinking                                                                      18 hours
 
Introduction to critical thinking – Benefits - Barriers – Reasoning - Arguments - Deductive and inductive arguments – Fallacies - Inferential comprehension- Critical thinking in academic writing - Clarity - Accuracy – Precision - Relevance 
 
MODULE – II
 
Research for Academic Writing and the Writing Process                  18 hours
Data collection - Use of print, electronic sources and digital sources -
Selecting key points - Note making, paraphrasing, summary – Documentation - Plagiarism – Title – Body paragraphs - Introduction and conclusion – Revising - Proof-reading
 
MODULE – III
 
Accuracy in Academic Writing                                                               18  hours
Articles - Nouns and prepositions - Subject-verb agreement - Phrasal verbs - Modals - Tenses - Conditionals – Prefixes and suffixes – Prepositions - Adverbs – Relative pronouns - Passives - Conjunctions - Embedded questions - Punctuation – Abbreviations
 
MODULE – IV
 
Writing Models                                                                                         18  hours
 
Letters - Letters to the editor - Resume and covering letters - e-mail - Seminar papers - Project reports - Notices - Filling application forms - Minutes, agenda - Essays
 
MODULE – V
 
Presentation Skills                                                                           18 hours
 
Soft skills  for academic presentations -  Effective communication skills – Structuring the presentation - Choosing appropriate medium – Flip charts – OHP - PowerPoint presentation – Clarity and brevity - Interaction and persuasion - Interview skills –Group Discussions
 
4.         CORE TEXT 
 
Marilyn Anderson, Pramod K Nayar and Madhucchandra Sen. Critical Thinking, Academic Writing and Presentation Skills. Pearson Education and Mahatma Gandhi University. 
 
         
Perspectives in Literature
(For Model I B Com Semester III)
 
Course Code ENCN1
Title of the course Perspectives in Literature 
Semester in which the course is to be taught
No. of credits 3
No. of contact hours 54
 
 
1. AIM OF THE COURSE
 
To acquaint the learners with the different forms of literature and develop in them an ability to understand and appreciate literary pieces.
 
2. OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
 
  1. To sensitize students to the aesthetic, cultural and social aspects of literature.
  2. To develop in the learners an appreciation of the subtle nuances of literary expression.
  3. To enable the learners to revalue literature as cultural and communicative events.
  4. To improve the learners’ use of language as a means of subjective expression.
 
3. OUTLINE OF THE COURSE
         
MODULE ONE: ESSAYS                                                          (18 hours)
                     
1. E.V. Lucas                         : “Bores
2. Jawaharlal Nehru              : “A Glory has Departed”
3. Amartya Sen                     : “Tryst with Destiny”
4. Bertrand Russell               : “How to Escape from Intellectual Rubbish”    
 
MODULE TWO: POETRY                                                     (18 hours)
                   
1. William Shakespeare        :   Sonnet XXX                                                             
2. John Keats                        :  “Ode to the Nightingale”                                                                                                         3. Robert Frost                      :  “Mending Wall”
4. David Malouf                    :  “The Bicycle”
5. Maya Angelou                   : “Poor Girl” 
6. Kamala Das                       : “The Mask” 
7. Nissim Ezekiel                   : “Goodbye party for Miss Pushpa T.S”
8. Gabriel Okara                     : “Once Upon a Time” 
 
 
MODULE THREE: SHORT STORIES                                  (18 hours)
     
   1. Anton Chekov           :    “The Lottery Ticket”
   2. O. Henry                   :    “Jimmy Valentine” 
   3. R. K. Narayan           :    “A Shadow”
   4. Anita Desai               :    “A Devoted Son” 
   5. A J Cronin                 :   “Two Gentlemen of Verona” 
 
4. CORE TEXT 
 
Dr Leesa Sadasivan Ed. Perspectives in Literature. Foundation Books.
 
SYLLABI FOR COMMON COURSES
                                                 Reflections on Vital Issues 
                                    (For Model I B Com Semester IV)
 
 
Course Code ENCN2
Title of the course Reflections on Vital Issues 
Semester in which the course is to be taught
No. of credits 3
No. of contact hours 54
 

 

1. AIM OF THE COURSE
 
To acquaint the learners with some of the relevant issues of the contemporary world through literature pieces.
 
2. OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
 
  1. To sensitize the learners to various global as well as regional problems.
  2. To motivate the learners towards constructive use of the language through the selected literature pieces. 
  3. To inspire the learners to read further about relevant contemporary issues and thereby to form informed opinions on them.
 
3. OUTLINE OF THE COURSE
                   
MODULE ONE:
 
Globalization and its consequences           (18 hours)                                                 
 
                     1. Fritjof Capra                          : “The Dark Side of Growth”                                                                                           
 
                     2. Joseph Stiglitz                        : “Globalization”
 
                     3. D H Lawrence                        : “Money Madness”
                      
                     4. S Joseph                                  : “For the Dispossessed”
 
                     5. Vandana Shiva                        : “The Social Costs of Economic 
                                                                             Globalization”
                     6. Jagannath Prasad Das             : “Kalahandi”
 
 
     
 
MODULE TWO:
 
Human Rights                                                       (18 hours)
 
                     1. Nani A Palkivala                    : “Human Rights and Legal 
                                                                      Responsibilities”        
                     2. Martin Luther King                :   “I Have a Dream”  
                                                              
                     3. Kalpana Jain                           :  “Stigma, Shame and Silence”   
 
                     4. Wole Soyinka                         :  “Telephone Conversation” 
                    
                     5. Omprakash Valmiki                : “Joothan”                   
 
 
MODULE THREE:
 
Gender Questions                                  (18 hours)
          
         1. Jamaica Kincaid                : “Girl”
                                                       
         2. Taslima Nasrin                  :  “At the Back of Progress”
 
         3. Judy Brady                        : “Why I Want a Wife”
 
         4. J B Priestley                      : “Mother’s Day”
 
         5. Amartya Sen                      : “More Than 100 Million Women are Missing
                                                                                                                         
 
4. CORE TEXT 
 
Dr P J George Ed. Reflections on Vital Issues. Orient Blackswan.
 
After Completing B.com Course you have two options-Either to do jobs or to pursue Higher Studies. If you want to do govt jobs the you can apply for bank PO jobs or civil service jobs.
 
Higher Education Options
  1. M.com Finance and taxation
  2. M.com Marketing
  3. M.com International Business
  4. M.com Financial Management
  5. M.com Financial Risk Management
  6. M.com Financial services
  7. M.com Financial Studies
  8. M.com Foreign Trade Management
  9. M.com Garment Production and export Management
  10. M.com International Banking
  11. M.com management Accounting and Financial Strategies
  12. M.com Taxation
  13. M.com Tourism Administration
  14. M.com Trade & Service
  15. M.com Finance and control
  16. M.com Finance and control(MFC)
  17. M.com International Affairs
  18. M.com Investment and Financial Analysis
  19. MBA
  20. MPM (Master in Personnel Management)
  21. MBS (Master in Business Studies)
  22. MHRDM (Masters in Human Resource Development Management)
  23. P.G Diploma in Banking Finance
  24. P.G Diploma in Foreign Trade
  25. P.G Diploma in Taxation
  26. PGDMC (P.G Diploma in Mass Communicaton )
  27. PGDM (P.G Diploma in  management)
Job Options
  1. Research and Development
  2. Accountant
  3. Accountant Executive
  4. Chartered Accountant
  5. Company Secretary
  6. Cost Accountant
  7. Finance Analyst
  8. Finance Planner
  9. Finance Manager
  10. Finance Controller
  11. Finance Consultant 
  12. Investment Analyst
  13. Stock Broker
  14. Portfolio Manager
  15. Tax Auditor
  16. Tax Consultant
  17. Auditor
  18. Statistician
  19. Economist
Other Options
  1. Public Sector Banking jobs
  2. Jobs in Indian Railways
  3. Union Public Service commission
  4. Staff selection Commission
  5. Indian Forest services
  6. State PSC
  7. Indian Defence Services