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Career Map: Finance Career, Eligibility Criteria, Salary, and Top Universities

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Are you fascinated by mathematics or statistics ? Do you feel like you can solve problems in the most creative ways, with a numbers-driven approach? Would you be interested in helping organizations plan on how to grow their revenue or maintain profitability in both the short and long term? If so, a finance major is a perfect fit for you. 

Eligibility Criteria and Higher Studies

Aspiring candidates must hold a bachelor's degree in a field, such as finance, accounting, or business administration. After graduating, you can then pursue a master's degree. However, experience in areas such as finance and accounting is usually the most important of all. 

Curriculum and Core Subjects

Some of the core subjects studied in Accounting and Finance are:

Year I
Subjects of Study
Financial Accounting
Business Organization
Business Economics 
Year II
Subjects of Study
Corporate Accounting
Business Statistics
Commercial Law and Industrial Law
Banking Theory, Law and Practice
Business Environment
Environmental Studies
Year III
Subjects of Study
Business Finance
Income Tax
Cost Accounting
Accounting for Managerial Decisions

Some of the core subjects studied in Business Administration are:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting

Careers Related to the Field

Some of the careers related to the field are:

  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Budget Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Credit Analyst


Candidates pursuing a career in Finance can earn a salary ranging from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 7 lakh per year. 

Top Universities

Some of the top universities and colleges in India are:

  • Stella Maris College, Chennai
  • Women's Christian College (WCC), Chennai
  • The Oxford College of Business Management (TOCBM), Bengaluru
  • M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai
  • K.P.B. Hinduja College of Commerce, Mumbai
  • Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
  • Chevalier T Thomas Elizabeth College for Women, Chennai
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • ASM Institute of Management & Computer Studies, Mumbai
  • PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore 


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