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Preparing For CA? How to Choose a College for B.Com?

Are you planning to pursue B.Com? Or do you want to become a CA? Or you want to do both simultaneously?


If you are still not clear about what to do, just relax, you will get an idea soon. Fix your gaze on the screen and let's find the answers to your questions.


Let's start from the basic thing first; you want to pursue your bachelor’s in commerce while preparing for CA. The concerned question here is, Are you willing to be a regular student or want to do your degree from correspondence? Both ways have positive as well as negative points. It's solely on you to do what you prefer.


The more people you ask about it, the more confused you will be.

Firstly, we will discuss about if you choose to go with a correspondence degree what will be positive points.


1) No new knowledge constructed

Whatever you will study in your B.Com honours course, you will have to cover it in preparing for your CA exam. You won’t get many opportunities to learn something new.



2) Degree under the name of university

Once you are done with your finals. You will get the same degree as the regular student will have. No one will ever ask you whether you were a regular student or distant learner.



3) Can give extra time for CA preparations

By being a distant learner you will have more time for preparation. As a regular student one have to go to college, do assignments and so on.


You must be thinking, why someone will choose to go for a regular course? Let me tell you, college life plays a very crucial role in one’s life. You must have someone who has done their studies through a regular medium. Just observe the way they describe their college life. No matter how studious the person is college has a great impact on everyone. College life is another phase in life like childhood or adulthood. Do you want to miss out on something like that? There are so many new things which will be your life lessons.


1) Personality development

Imagine, you went for an interview, you must be aware there is a group discussion round. If you lack confidence, you won’t be able to break the ice. On the other hand, there is someone who was once as shy as you but due to experiences of classroom presentations and group discussion, he became the ice breaker. He will get that edge over you.

You can’t lead your life with the things you just crammed. You have to be more aware of what is going in your surroundings. You will always learn better after experiencing it. And that won’t be possible if you confine yourself within four walls.



2) Add ons in resume

A resume is your first impression on the recruiter. The more achievements you have on your resume the more chances you have to get selected. While pursuing a regular degree you get a lot of other opportunities like being a member of a club or organisation, you can organise events or take part in them and so on.


Don’t you remember your school days when your favourite compliment used to be - he/ she is not only good in academics but also in other curricular activities too. He/She is an all-rounder. If you have that ability to still be all-rounder then you will enjoy the privilege.


Want to pursue B.Com from Punjab University? If yes, then know the basic eligibility criteria. The Candidate should have passed (10+2) or High School Senior Secondary exam by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or any equivalent exam conducted by any State Board or Equivalent. He/She should have secured a minimum 50% Aggregate with English as a subject. All SC/ST candidates have a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate. There will be centralised counselling which will be conducted on the basis of the merit list.

The most renowned and top colleges for B.Com in Chandigarh include:

1) GGDSD College, Sec 32

2) MCM DAV College, Sec 36

3) GCCBA College, Sec 50

4) GCG College, Sec 11

5) DAV College, Sec 10

6) PGGC College, Sec 11

7) GCG College, Sec 42


To learn more about the admission process, feel free to visit


Now, the point is how you can manage both? CA is one of the toughest exams and you have to work hard to clear it. Can I manage both? YES! You can.

Here are some tips for you to manage both your college and preparation of CA.


Smart Work

Smart work will get you to heights within a short period. Sticking to your books for 10-12 hours won’t guarantee you success. Thinking about How to do smart work? Your very first step should be analysing your syllabus. Then, divide your syllabus into chunks according to your strong portions and weak portions of the syllabus. Make a schedule and you are good to go.



If you are preparing for the CA exam then your priority should be qualifying it. Becoming a CA is not a cup of tea. You have to save yourself from distractions. You have to make a lot of sacrifices, they may be avoiding going to parties, don’t sleep for more than 8 hours and so on. You can find the best CA coaching institute to get help in preparation. Above all, you have to stick to your schedule. The fruit of the struggle will amaze you.


Those who are determined to achieve their goal, they will, regardless of the obstacles. You must be aware of your calibre. So, it’s up to you what you want to do and how you will do it. Your journey to a beautiful destiny is just a decision away.

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