An Overview of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

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25 Feb 2016

An Overview of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

If you are intent on a career in management, you can start the process right after 10 plus 2, by opting to study in BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration). BBA is an undergraduate degree in the field of commerce and business administration.

BBA degree in most colleges and universities is awarded after completion of the four year course. BBA is a full time course. It incorporates both general business study programs and higher level concentrated programs in particular fields of study.

BBA course in India enable students to learn certain core subjects. They are:

  • Accounting
  • Business law and ethics
  • Economics
  • Financial management
  • Human Resource management (HRM)
  • Information technology
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Quantitative techniques
  • Strategic management

In addition to these core subjects, students can specialize in:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Real estate
  • International business
  • HRM
  • Legal management
  • Design management
  • Management Information System (MIS)
  • Marketing
  • Supply chain management
  • Tourism management
  • Operations management

A  BBA degree helps students enhance managerial skills, communication skills and skills in business decision making. BBA degree in India involves a lot of practical training like industrial tours, case studies, internships, demonstrations and interaction with experts in the field of business.

For applying for BBA, students must have passed their higher secondary or 10 plus 2 exams with 45% or 50% marks (depending on college or university). After completing BBA, students get jobs in I.T. industry, FMCG companies, banks, advertising agencies etc.

For getting admission to BBA, one must complete entrance exam, group discussion and personal interview. Entrance exams for BBA courses across the country, typically consist of the following:

  • Logical reasoning
  • Numerical ability and quantitative aptitude
  • English language
  • General awareness
  • Business awareness

To score well in entrance e exam, one must train in speed and accuracy. For training for these tests, one can enrol in best BBA coaching centres in Delhi.

The most prominent BBA institutions in the country conducting entrance tests include Christ University, (Bangalore), Symbiosis International University, I.I.M. Indore, St. Xavier’s college (Kolkata), Delhi University, etc.