B. Com. (Hons.) in Fintech
B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce) with a major in Fintech is an undergraduate program that combines traditional commerce education with a focus on financial technology (fintech). This program aims to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of both the financial services sector and the latest technological advancements and innovations impacting it.
- Integration of Finance and Technology – The program provides a comprehensive understanding of Fintech, including its impact on the Financial Services industry, and how it is changing the way Financial Services are delivered.
- Hands-on experience – The course offers practical training and hands-on experience in the development and implementation of fintech solutions, allowing students to develop the necessary skills for a career in this field.
- Up-to-date curriculum – The curriculum is regularly updated to reflect changes in the fintech industry, ensuring that students receive relevant and current education.
- Focus on entrepreneurship – The program places an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, teaching students how to identify and capitalize on business opportunities in the fintech sector.
- Career prospects – Graduates of this program have a competitive advantage in the job market, with strong career prospects in areas such as fintech start-ups, financial institutions, and consulting firms.
|PROGRAM MATRIX FOR B.COM. (HONS) – FINTECH|
|ALIGNED LEARNING VERTICALS|| I||II||III||IV||V||VI||VII||VIII|
|PART 1 – ABILITY ENHANCEMENT COMPULSORY COURSES (AECC)|
|COE||LAN 1 (4)||LAN 1 (4)||LAN 1 (4)||LAN 1 (4)||*||*||*||*|
|COE||ENGLISH (4)||ENGLISH (4)||ENGLISH (4)||ENGLISH (4)||*||*||*||*|
|PART 2 – DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC CORE COURSES (DSC)|
|CE / EE||Financial Accounting|
|Financial Management (3)||Business Valuation & Restructuring|
|Security Analysis & Portfolio Management|
|Risk Management & Derivatives|
|Risk Management in Banking & Insurance|
|CE / EE||Economics for Business|
|Business Analysis [EIC]|
|Cost Accounting (3)||Costing Methods|
|Direct Taxes (3)||Indirect Taxes (3)|
|BE / EE||Mathematics for Business & Finance|
|Analytics for Finance|
|Block Chain Management (3)||Python for Finance|
|Big Data Analytics|
|AI / ML for Financial Sector (3)|
|BE / EE||Computerised Accounting|
|Statistical Packages (GUI & Open-Source)||Financial Modelling|
|Financial statement Analysis|
|Coding (3)||Business Research (3)||Internship and Research|
|PART 3 – OPEN ELECTIVE COURSE (OEC) – INTER-DISCIPLINARY|
|OEC||*||*||Choice of OEC (3)||Choice of OEC (3)||Choice of OEC (3)||Choice of OEC (3)||*||*|
|PART 4 – FOUNDATION / SKILL DEVELOPMENT / INTER-DISCIPLINARY COURSES|
|CTE/CRE/ESD/TTD||Indian Intellectual Heritage (4)||Appreciating (He)Art (2)||Choice of Foundation Course (4)||Choice of Foundation Course (4)||Choice of Foundation Course (4)||*||*||*|
|Critical Thinking (2)|
|TOTAL CREDITS – 160||22||22||27||27||21||17||12||12|
COURSE DESCRIPTION OF DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC COURSES (FIRST AND SECOND SEMESTERS)
|COURSE TITLE||COURSE DESCRIPTION|
|Financial Accounting||Financial accounting is a fundamental aspect of accounting that involves the preparation and reporting of financial information about an entity to external users, such as investors, creditors, and regulatory agencies. This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of financial accounting.|
|Economics for Business||Business economics is a course designed to introduce students to the fundamental principles of micro and macroeconomics as they relate to the business environment. The course covers the economic concepts and theories that underpin business decision-making, including supply and demand, market structures, costs and production, and market failures.|
|Mathematics for Business & Finance||Mathematics for Business & Finance is a course designed to equip students with the mathematical tools and techniques necessary to analyze and solve business and financial problems. The course emphasizes the practical application of mathematical concepts to real-world scenarios, with a focus on decision-making in financial contexts.|
|Computerized Accounting||Computerized accounting is a course that focuses on the use of technology to automate and streamline accounting processes. The course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting software and how it can be used to manage financial information efficiently.|
|Business Statistics||Business Statistics is a course that provides students with an understanding of the principles and practices of statistical analysis in a business context. The course covers the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, and the use of statistics to inform business decisions.|
|Statistical Packages||A statistical packages course is designed to teach students how to use statistical software to manage, analyze, and visualize large datasets. The course emphasizes hands-on learning, with a focus on applying statistical techniques to real-world problems. Students will learn how to use popular statistical packages such as R, SAS, and SPSS to manipulate and analyze data.|