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BBA

Summary

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a 3-year undergraduate degree program that gets you entry-level positions in many companies. Your job profile would include back- hand work and certain support services to your seniors. If you are good with your work, you could do some customer interface. BBA graduates can look for jobs in sales and marketing department of companies as members of sales teams or as management trainees.

Career Opportunities after BBA

  • Finance Sector
    BBA Graduates can take up role of a financial analyst and help provide guidance regarding investment decisions to individuals. There are various private and public-sector banks such as ICICI, HSBC, YES Bank, Axis Bank, SBI and companies such as Deloitte & KPMG offer various roles in finance sector.
  • Sales & Marketing
    Sales and marketing field provides huge opportunity to BBA graduates. A majority of BBA graduates get absorbed by companies as a management trainee, marketing executives, business development executives in leading organization such as FMCG, Retail, Pharma sector etc.
  • Consulting Services
    BBA graduates get hired in leading consulting firms such as IBM, Accenture, Deloitte etc. Consulting firms provide access to individuals with subject matter expert who can help them take right decisions. Being part of Consulting firms allows one to gain experience across diverse set of industries.
  • Human Resources
    The first point of contact in any organization is the Human resource department. Students who have interest in hiring activities, placements, performance evaluation, and appraisals can opt for a career in human resources.
  • Supply Chain
    Supply chain managers inspect the materials, information and finances as they move from supplier to the manufacturer to whole seller to retail to consumer. Students with interest in supply chain management can work in the supply chain department of FMCG, Automotive & Retail Companies amongst others.
  • Start Ups
    With a large number of startup ventures emerging, BBA graduates can take up management roles in these organizations. Typical roles include Growth Hackers, Marketing Specialist, Product Managers etc.

Career Path to Pursue BBA

Stream Graduation After Graduation After Post Graduation
path 1
Clear Class XII in Commerce Stream Pursue BBA/BFIA/BMS/BS (H) BBE/BSc Finance or Economics /BBA Banking Insurance for 3 years Pursue MBA for 2 Years/Job-
path 2
Clear Class XII in Commerce Stream Pursue Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) (BBA +MBA) for 5 years --

Important Facts

  • Most colleges have minimum requirement of 50% marks in Class XI
  • English and Maths are mandatory subjects for selection in some colleges.

Leading Institutes

Top BBA Institutes in India
College Location Website
Shaheed Sukdhev College of Business Studies Delhi www.sscbs.du.ac.in/
IIM Indore Indore www.iimidr.ac.in/
Narsee Monjee Institute Mumbai www.nmims.edu/
Christ University Bangalore www.christuniversity.in/
IP University Delhi www.ipu.ac.in
OP Jindal Sonepat Sonepat www.jgbs.edu.in
Top BBA Institutes in the World
Institution Location Website
University of St. Andrews Scotland, UK www.st-andrews.ac.uk/
London Business School, United Kingdom UK www.london.edu/
Harvard University, United States US www.harvard.edu/
University of Bath UK www.bath.ac.uk/
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Denmark www.cbs.dk/
National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore www.nus.edu.sg/
New York University US www.nyu.edu/
Arizona State University US www.asu.edu/
Indiana University US www.iu.edu/

BBA Entrance Exams

Undergraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements Website
Delhi University (Joint Admission test- JAT) May (Forms) June (Exam)

Written- English (Reading comprehension), GK, Reasoning aptitude, Analytical Aptitude

GD and Interview

www.du.ac.in/
IIM Indore (IPMAT) March- April (Forms) May (Exam)

Written-Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability

Personal Interview

www.iimidr.ac.in/
AIMA-UGAT (All India Management Association BBA Entrance Examination) April -May (Forms) Last week of May (Exam)

English Language, Numerical and Data Analysis, Reasoning and Intelligence, General Knowledge

www.aima.in/
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) April (Forms) May – (Exams)

Written Ability Test - General English, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning

Personal Interview

www.set-test.org/
NMIMS NPAT First week of May (Forms) Mid May- Exam Proficiency in English Language, Quantitative & Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence www.npat.in
Christ University Feb- March

Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Logical Reasoning, English, General and Business Awareness, Data Interpretation/Data Analysis

Presentation & PI

www.christuniversity.in/apply-online
GGSIPU CET BBA Jan- April English Language & Comprehension, General Awareness, Logical and Analytical Ability, Management and Communication Skills Aptitude www.ipu.ac.in/admission2016/adm2016main.htm

Work Description

  • Direct and oversee an organization's financial and budgetary activities
  • Define marketing strategies to attract the target audience
  • Innovate by applying new technologies in the workplace
  • Drive organizational sales by defining growth strategies
  • Analyze financial statements, sales reports and other performance indicators
  • Identify places to cut costs and to improve performance, policies and programmes
  • Carry out research and data collection to understand the organization
  • Gather requirements from the customer and other stakeholders to prepare project report
  • Conduct market research and analysis
  • Solve day to day business problems
  • Oversee and manage the work of team members
  • Consult other executives, staff and board members on operations

Pros & Cons of BBA

Pros
  • BBA qualifies you for various executive position in organization such as advertisement, FMCG, Banks etc.
  • BBA provides base for high value post-graduation course, MBA and help you gain Managerial skills which is required in every field.
Cons
  • Highly Competitive field
  • Has to be traditionally followed by an MBA
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