H.S.C Commerce

Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations - Thomas Gray

In today’s world, commerce forms the backbone of a nation. The complexities of trade and business are very dynamic and vast. The study of commerce will expose students to trade and business activities such as the exchange of goods and services from producer to final consumer etc. Students are taught about different entities of commerce such as OC, SP, BK, Economics and Mathametics, which will enable students to identify the area of their interest for future perusal of specialized studies in the field of commerce.

Studying commerce also enables the students to learn more about, how the commercial world works , about the impact, that decisions have on firms, industries and nations, the impact of international trade, both good and bad, the effects that government policies have on the economy and on employment. .

In addition to imparting the normal curriculum of commerce, vocational competency is also provided by developing their skills in Marketing, Banking, E-Commerce, B2B Commerce and retail sector. This paves a pathway for future entrepreneurs by equipping them with an exposure to all necessary skills.

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Key Information


The pedagogy involved in imparting knowledge on the subject includes internal as well as guest lectures by practitioners, assignments, brainstorming sessions, write-ups, demo sessions, individual and group project work.

Vocational pedagogy is the sum total of the many decisions which vocational teachers take as they teach, adjusting their approach to meet the needs of the learners and to match the context to the demands of the ever-emerging markets.

Students are encouraged to read up references and current articles in their field of study and be active learners.

Programme Outcomes

  • With the clarity they have on the practical aspects of different areas in commerce, the students will be better equipped to explore further study opportunities in a wide choice of fields of commerce – Business Administration, CA, ICWA, CFA, CS, etc. The students will be able to opt for an area of a specialization based on their liking and interest. This in turn will help them build their career on a solid ground. The changing times have radically changed the Indian Job market and have opened new vistas for students of commerce. Opting for Vocational Commerce studies at Higher Secondary level serves the purpose of a concrete stepping stone for further studies/ career options in the field of commerce.
  • Vocational Commerce equips the students with requisite and advanced skills to join the job market immediately after completing higher secondary, if they are desirous to do so.


In a world that leaves one spoilt for choice, quality assurance is a big concern; this is where a legacy or brand increases the comfort factor and makes us confident about our choices. The Somaiya brand has been around for decades, without ever compromising on its quality offered or value add, it imparts to students.

Transparency in admission process is the key to providing a fair policy to all applicants. At S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir special care is taken by the admission committee to keep channels of communication about cut-off marks and reasons for rejecting any admissions clear and valid as per the norms. There is no enshrouded approach which ensures a fair opportunity to all applicants.

Teachers are arguably the most important asset to an institution and Vinay Mandir is proud of its well qualified, trained and experienced teacher community. Students get to learn from teachers who are moderators and members of the board of studies, which in turn benefits the students in all aspects.

At S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir, students are always a priority. Any student who desires to excel is provided with intensive coaching under the expertise of much experienced teachers to understand and benefit from the nuances of learning that will enhance their performance beyond their expectations.

The vast and beautiful Somaiya campus houses world class sporting facility open to all its students. Students who are serious with pursuit of any sport are given coaching under expert coaches to help them take their talents to the state and national levels.

Extra-curricular activities find a place of prominence in our institution. As is the belief of our founder, inclusion of culture and tradition into learning is vital for developing a balanced personality. Such activities also nurture leadership skills, team integrity and self-confidence. Therefore exploration of the plethora of interest and talent in students is done through various activities conducted throughout the year. HARMONY- the college fest is the culmination point where every talent is appreciated and given its due recognition.

The campus of Somaiya is one of the best a student can get. The humongous, captivating, serene and state of art campus is a privilege and matter of pride to all who are a part of Somaiya family. No description can ever do justice to its true worth; one has to experience it to understand the depth of its offerings.


General Group
Compulsory Subjects Elective Subjects
English Hindi / Marathi / Gujarati/ Sanskrit / Information Technology 
Book Keeping & Accountancy Mathematics / Secretarial Practice
Organisation of Commerce  
Physical Education  
Environment Education & Water Security  
Vocational Group
Compulsory Subjects Elective Subjects
English Mathematics / Organisation of Commerce
Book Keeping & Accountancy Banking I / Marketing I
Economics Banking II / Marketing II
Physical Education  
Environment Education & Water Security  
*Yoga is compulsory in F.Y.J.C.