BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)


The business has been one of the most flourishing streams of income in India. Thousands of people are taking up business as their source of income. Being a business-oriented country, the pressure on the requirement of employees is also persistent. For which suitable knowledge is required as the business society is evolving every single day. For obtaining knowledge in business administration, the Bachelor of Business Administration is the most competent course. Bachelor of Business Administration which is also known as BBA. BBA is a 3-years undergraduate course to be taken up after completion of class 12. This course enables you to obtain each business skills required like finance, marketing, human resource management, etc. It is also compatible with encompassing your own business.


Students are eligible to apply for this course if they fulfil the following criteria. 

  • The applicant should have completed class 12th irrespective of his/her stream of study.
  • The applicant should attain a minimum score of 50% in class 12th.
  • An applicant can apply for the course also if he/she has appeared the examination of class 12th. 

Entrance Examination

For applying for admission in most of the college for the BBA course, one of the essential and foremost eligibility is passing in the respective entrance examination with respected marks. There are various entrance examinations held every year in India. Some of these examinations will be explained in the illustration below.



Selection Process


Total Marks

DU JAT (Delhi University Joint Admission Test)

This test is conducted for applicants seeking admission to any undergraduate course in Delhi University.

  • 35% of class 12 result
  • 65% of the written exam
  • Class 12 cleared/appeared
  • Must secure at least 60% in four papers in which English is mandatory


IPU CET ( Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)

This test is carried for students applying to Indraprastha University for over 60 undergraduate, postgraduate also research courses.

Written exam accompanied by counselling

  • Class 12 cleared/appeared
  • Must be passed in English and secure aggregate of 50%



It is a test organized for students applying for any undergraduate and postgraduate courses in any college affiliated to NMIMS.

According to performance in the entrance exam

  • Class 12 cleared/appeared in 1st attempt
  • Must secure an aggregate of 60%
  • The age limit is restricted to 25 years.


SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)

Symbiosis International University is responsible for organizing this test for students applying for undergraduate courses in the streams of Law, General, Design, Engineering as well as Health Sciences.

  • 50% of the written exam
  • 50% of GD/PI/WAT
  • Class 12 cleared/appeared
  • Must secure at least 50% aggregate



The BBA program constitutes 4 courses which are Foundation, Core, Electives, and Skill. These 4 courses have different subjects. A detailed description of these and courses is provided in the below table.





The subjects provided by this course focus on the basic teachings on concepts that are studied in low standards. As the name implies, it builds a foundation of basic topics that might arise in future studies.

  • Micro Economics
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Micro Economics
  • Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Business Economics


Subjects covered by the business fundamentals and also the factors involved in the functioning of the corporate sector.

  • Business Organisation
  • Principles of Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Accounting
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Essentials of Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Operational Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Understanding Industry and Markets
  • MIS / Systems Design
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business Management


The elective courses are designed in such a way that the student has an opportunity to elect any one or more subjects but within the league of Business Administration.

  • Advanced Sales & Distribution
  • Management
  • Marketing and Operations Research
  • Commercial Bank Management
  • Security Analysis
  • Manufacture Planning and Control
  • Digital Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial & Commodity Derivatives
  • Financial Modelling using spreadsheets
  • Industrial Relations and Labour Legislation
  • Managing Family Business


Along with theoretical knowledge, a student should also possess practical skills to administer the business and so this course provides that platform. They enhance our skills and make us ready for any crucial work to be performed at the workplace.

  • Writing Skills
  • Etiquette and Conversational Skills
  • Problem Solving and Consulting Skills
  • Resume Writing and Career Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Selling
  • Negotiating and Persuading Skills
  • Personality Development and Communication Skills

The subjects are segregated semester-wise for the BBA course.



Semester I

  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • India Socio-Political Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques – I
  • Essentials of IT

Semester II

  • Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Techniques – II
  • Effective Communications
  • Cost Accounting
  • Environment Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Semester III

  • Banking & Insurance
  • Indian Economics in Global Scenario
  • Operations Research
  • Direct Tax & Indirect Tax
  • Human Resources Management
  • Consumer Behaviour & Services Marketing

Semester IV

  • Human Behaviour & Ethics at Work Place
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Law
  • Financial Management
  • Customer Relationship Management

Semester V

  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Finance Electives
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Marketing Electives

Semester VI

  • International Business & EXIM
  • Finance Electives
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Electives
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Plan


There are multiple options of colleges for students willing to pursue the BBA course. But there exist only a few top institutes. Some of these are listed below.


Entrance Exam


Average Fees

SVKMs NMIMS Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce


Mumbai, Maharashtra


Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies


New Delhi, Delhi


Department of Management Studies Christ University


Bengaluru, Karnataka


Loyola College


Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Madras Christian College


Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Amity School of Business


Noida, Uttar Pradesh


Mount Carmel College


Bengaluru, Karnataka


Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies


Pune, Maharashtra


JD Birla Institute


Kolkata, West Bengal


IFIM College


Bengaluru, Karnataka



Job Positions


Average Annual Salary

Marketing Executive

A Marketing Executive's job is to create awareness about the products or services sold by the company that hires them. He/she has to market the product or service online as well as offline according to his job designation.

₹6.3 Lakhs

Financial Analyst

A Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing the market and according to which interpreting the results on the risks undertaken. He/she has to inform the company for various outcomes on investment and risks both.

₹6 Lakhs

Executive Assistant

An Executive Assistant works for administrating the office. He/she is given some tasks like assigning tasks to people working at a junior post, arranging meetings with clients, accepting calls from different companies or for some professional work, etc.

₹3 Lakhs

HR Generalist

The HR Generalists look upon the day-to-day update on the work of employees, management of HR operations and so on. They are also involved in the administration of the policies taken care of while performing work.

₹2.75 Lakhs

Business Development Executive

A Business Development Executive is hired to grow the business by professionally selling their products. A Business Development Executive is hired to grow the business by professionally selling their products. He/she looks into the ways for making the business progress.

₹2.90 Lakhs

The entry-level salary for any of the above or some other positions ranges between 1.5 Lakhs to 3.5 lakhs per annum.

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