IGNOU Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (BCom(A&F)) Admission Eligibility

Ignou B.COM (A&F) admission July 2017 is going on right now. The last date of admission is 31st July 2017. It should be noted that the admission to this programme is offered by offline method only. i.e. the students have to apply for admission at the regional centres.

The interested and eligible learners can purchase the prospectus from their nearest regional centres of Ignou. The prospectus fee is Rs.750/- . If someone likes to get the prospectus via post then he/she has to pay Rs.50 extra for it.

Below, We have provided the complete detail about this programme such as admission procedure, eligibility criteria, fees, duration, courses, syllabus, etc.

B.Com (A&F) From ignou – The Indira Gandhi National Open university has been offering admission to it Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (B.Com (A&F)) programme. It comes under the School of Management Studies (SOMS).

It has been designed and developed by the university in collaboration with The Board of Studies, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, exclusively for the Chartered Accountancy students.

The main objective of this programme is to develop skills and competencies of the students in the field of Accountancy and finance.

Medium of Instruction: The university offers this programme in both English as well as Hindi medium.

Admission Eligibility:

The candidates seeking admission to this pogramme should fulfill the below mentioned eligibility conditions:

  • 10+2 or its Equivalance
  • Passed Common Proficiency Test/PE-I/Foundation from ICAI.
  • Registration in Professional Competence Course/PE-II/ lntermediate (Chartered Accountancy First Stage) of ICAI. OR
  • The candidate should have already passed the Professional Competence Course/PE-II/ intermediate.

Programme Fees:

The candidate taking admission to this programme need to pay a fee of Rs.6,000/- for full programme payable along with the application form at the time of registration. They do not need to pay any fees for next 3 years as they will be registered for all the 3 years.

The fee can be paid only by means of Demand Draft drawn in favour of “IGNOU” and payable at the city where your regional centre is located. You have to submit the admission form and fees in your area regional centre and not at IGNOU headquarters.

Duration of Programme and Age Requirement:

The University offers flexibility tp students to complete the programme in a maximum period of 6 years and the minimum duration to complete this programme is 3 years including the period of study at ICAI. Also, there is no minimum and maximum age bar requirement to take admission.

Admission Procedure:

To take admission, the candidates should visit their nearest IGNOU Regional Centres and get the prospectus. The prospectus contains all the required form for admission. The prospectus can also be obtained from the Registrar (SR&E), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and from Regional Centres, Study Centres, and IGNOU ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres. or it can also be downloaded from the university official website : IGNOU B.Com (A&F) Prospectus.

Ignou B.Com (A & F) Courses:

The students will be be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Accountancy and Finance (B.Com (A&F)) degree only after they complete the courses as shown below. Completion of CPT/PE1/Foundation is a pre-condition to seek admission in B.Com (A & F). Therefore, all the students admitted to B.Com (A & F) get automatic credit transfer for Part A courses.

All the 6 courses of Part B shall be delivered by IGNOU and the student has to pursue them as per the IGNOU system. All the 6 courses of Part C shall be delivered by ICAI as part of Chartered Accountancy First Stage and the student has to pursue them as per the ICAI system for Chartered Accountancy.

Course CodeCourse TitleCreditsStatus
(PART A: Courses of Common Proficiency Test (CPT) offered by ICAI. Courses already passed by students as part of CPT or PE-I or Foundation and automatic credit transfer given to all the students admitted in B.Com (A & F).)
BCO – 001Fundamentals of Accounting4Credit Transfer
BCO – 002Mercantile Law4Credit Transfer
BCO – 003General Economics4Credit Transfer
BCO – 004Quantitative Aptitude4Credit Transfer
(PART B: Courses offered by IGNOU. To be studied by all students)
FEG-1Foundation Course in English 14Compulsory
FEG-2Foundation Course in English 24Compulsory
BHDF-101Foundation Course in Hindi 14Compulsory
FHD-2Foundation Course in Hindi 24Compulsory


BEGE-104English for Business Communication8Compulsory
EHD-8Prayojan Mulak Hindi8Compulsory
FHS-1Foundation Course in Humanities and Social Sciences8Compulsory
FST-1Foundation Course in Science and Technology8Compulsory
ECO-13Business Environment4Compulsory
AED-1Export Procedures and Documentation4Compulsory
(PART C: Courses of Professional Competence Course (PCC) offered by ICAI. These Courses are to be passed as part of Chartered Accountancy First Stage and students get credit transfer in this B.Com (A & F) Programme.)
BCO-005Advaced Accounting8Credit transfer on completion
BCO-006Auditing and Assurance8Credit transfer on completion
BCO-007Law, Ethics & Communication8Credit transfer on completion
BCO-008Cost Accounting & Financial Management8Credit transfer on completion
BCO-009Taxation8Credit transfer on completion
BCO-010Information Technology and Strategic Management8Credit transfer on completion

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