The Department of Commerce came into being as an adjunct to the Department of Economics in the year 1940, the Silver Jubilee year of the Banaras Hindu University. The Department gained an independent status in a very short span of time. The Department of Commerce continued with its pace of growth and in the year 1965, on the eve of the Golden Jubilee year of the Banaras Hindu University, the Department of Commerce was raised to the status of a separate full-fledged Faculty.
BHU B.Com (Hons) Admission is based on BHU UET 2018. Under B.Com (H) there are two courses B.Com. (Hons) and B.Com. (Hons.) Financial Markets Management. It is a 3 years course (6 semesters) and is taught at Faculty of Commerce, BHU Campus, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur (RGSC). The undergraduate course is available in BHU and admission will be based on BHU UET 2018 entrance exam. BHU UET is an exam for admission to various UG courses at Banaras Hindu University.