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The Bachelor of Business Administration or BBA is a popular undergraduate course offered by a large number of colleges and universities in India. BBA is a degree in business administration and commerce and is a three-year course in India. In this article we will take a look at the following:

  • BBA Degree
  • BBA Course Structure
  • BBA Course Syllabus
  • BBA Entrance Exam


What is a BBA Degree?

A bachelor degree in business administration is a BBA or sometimes offered as BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies), BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies) and BBM (Bachelor of Business Management) by some colleges. A BBA / BBS / BBM / BMS degree helps develop the following:

  1. Leadership skills in business world
  2. Develop general management skills
  3. Critical analysis of business problems and challenges
  4. Build decision making skills
  5. Understand functional aspects of an organization

What is the course structure of a BBA program?

A BBA (or BBS / BBM / BMS) course structure is:

  • BBA Course Duration: 3 Years
  • BBA Semesters: 6 (Two semesters in each year)
  • BBA Semester Duration: 15 to 16 weeks
  • BBA Subjects: Core and Electives

The BBA classes are a mix of classroom teaching and practical sessions.


What does a typical BBA course syllabus comprise of?

The three-year BBA course is broken into six semesters and the syllabus consists of core subjects like:

  1. Business Communication
  2. Financial Accounting
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Management Principals
  5. Human Resource Management
  6. Business Ethics
  7. Corporate Governance
  8. Business Statistics
  9. Economics
  10. Operations Management
  11. Project Management
  12. Entrepreneurship
  13. Business Mathematics
  14. Microeconomics
  15. Public Relations

Students also get to choose from a list of elective subjects in specialized fields like Finance, HRM, Operations, Marketing etc. Some of the elective subjects are:

  1. Income Tax and Planning
  2. Retail Management
  3. International HRM
  4. International Finance
  5. Brand Management
  6. Consumer Behavior
  7. Supply Chain Management
  8. Portfolio Management
  9. Sales Force Management
  10. Industrial Relations and Labor Legislation

What are the popular BBA entrance exams conducted in India?

Some of the popular BBA entrance exams conducted in India are:

BBA Exam Name

BBA Exam Conducting Authority

BBA Exam Details


AIMA Under Graduate Aptitude Test


All India Management Association

Paper-Based test








The minimum qualification is 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board.


Students appearing / appeared in 10+2 can also apply.


At least one of subject in HSC must be English

Delhi University Joint Admission Test 

DU JAT 2019

Delhi University

Computer-Based Test

Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test

IPMAT 2019

IIM Indore

Computer-Based Test

Mix of MCQs and Short Answer Type questions

Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test

IPU CET 2019

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Computer-Based Test

NMIMS Programs After Twelfth 

NPAT 2019

Narsee Monjee University

Computer-Based Test

Symbiosis Entrance Test

SET 2019

Symbiosis International University

Computer-Based Test

There is no negative marking

Manipal Entrance Test

MET 2019

Manipal University

Computer-Based Test


Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination


KIIT University

Computer-Based Test


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