Your Career After Doing BBA /BBM

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Saumya Jain
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Updated on May 19, 2022 17:27 IST

After completing a BBA course, the candidate can get executive-level jobs in multinational corporations across various domains. Know all about career prospects after BBA here.

BBA (Bachelors in Business Administration) or a BBM (Bachelors in Business Management) course is an undergraduate-level management degree programme that is solely designed to enhance the student's management skills at the bachelor's degree level. The BBA/BBM degree is designed to develop practical managerial skills, communication skills and business decision-making capability. These skills are developed in students through theory classes, practical experiences and summer internships in well-known corporate organisations so that the student receives the necessary industry exposure. BBA/BBM is one of the most sought-after management courses after Class 12. The course duration is usually three years. However, it may vary from institute to institute. Many BBA/BBM colleges and institutes offer job placements after successful completion of the programme. In this article, you will read about BBA eligibility criteria, syllabus, several career prospects, etc. 

BBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility criteria for studying BBA/BBM is that the student must have passed Class 12 from a recognised board.
  • Many institutes have minimum percentile criteria for selection (minimum 50% aggregate in Class 12).

BBA Admission Process

Most of the top BBA colleges in India admit students on the basis of the scores obtained in the entrance exam, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. Some, on the other hand, offer admission on the basis of marks obtained in Class 12, i.e. on the basis of merit.

Top BBA Entrance Exams

Listed below are some of the top BBA entrance exams in India.

Top BBA entrance exams in India







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BBA/BBM Syllabus

Core BBA subjects that are taught in the three-year BBA programmes are listed in the table below:

Syllabus for BBA/BBM
Accounting Finance
Marketing  Business Law and Ethics
Strategic Behavior Human Resources
Economics Operations
Quantitative Techniques Foreign Trade
Hospital Management Tourism
Retail Communication and Media Management

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After completing BBA, many students opt for higher education such as MBA. MBA gives the students a wide area to explore their skills and potential and at the same time opens up more job opportunities. However, candidates can also choose to explore job opportunities after completing BBA in various fields such as banking, urban infrastructure and real estate management, business consultancies, advertising, manufacturing and Government sectors to name a few. BBA graduates are prepared for the job market whilst developing their communication skills, leadership skills and overall personality. 

BBA Career Prospects

A BBA graduate can start off as an Executive, Associate, Business Development Manager and/or Assistant Manager in various organisations. BBA has a wide scope of job opportunities as the BBA graduates are made industry-ready and their skills are honed according to the requirements of the job market. 

  • BFSI Sector: Banks, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI): The BFSI sector is one of the major recruiters for BBA students. During the BBA course, students are taught well about banking, finance and economics. Their accounting and economic skills can come in handy for a job in this sector.
  • Human Resource Management: Human Resources (HR) is a department that is a must in almost every organisation. HR Management is a part of the BBA curriculum and the excellent communication skills of the BBA graduates add a boast to this department.
  • Manufacturing Companies: 
  • Export and Trading houses: Supply Chain Management is a popular choice among BBA graduates. Many production houses industries hire management graduates who have experience in SCM and/or specialise in Supply Chain Management.
  • NGOs: NGOs have very different agendas than the business world. But, NGOs also hire BBA graduates. A BBA graduate with a background in economics and accounting can bring in key skills which will be profitable for an NGO.
  • PSUs: Many government organisations other than banks recruit BBA graduates. BBA course can bring in a plethora of job opportunities in the Central and State government sectors.

    BBA graduates with their business management skills can add value to departments such as industrial houses, educational institutions, banks and so on.

  • Multinational corporations: BBA graduates possess good communication skills, leadership skills, in-depth knowledge of the business world, analytical ability, etc. which are must-haves for landing a job in an MNC. Many MNCs hire BBA graduates with such skills and offer lucrative opportunities.

Top Job Profiles for BBA Graudates

Initially, most of the students are hired as interns and are given stipends instead of salaries. Even in a full-time job role, the pay package may not be much appealing in the beginning but with experience and exposure the salary bar would surely go high and an MBA degree after BBA/BBM would definitely fetch the student more lucrative jobs. Some major job profiles one can choose after completion of the BBA course along with the average salaries in India are as follows:

Job Profile Salary (Per Annum in INR)
HR Executive 3 lakh
Marketing Executive 2.7 lakh
Marketing Manager 7.1 lakh
Sales Executive 2.2 lakh
Entrepreneur  6 lakh
Financial Advisor 2.5 lakh
Public Relations Manager 7.5 lakh

*The salary data has been obtained from

BBA Top Recruiters

Some of the top companies offering jobs to BBA graduates are: 

List of Top Recruiters for BBA Graduates

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Hindustan Unilever

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp

Ernst & Young (EY)




Mc Kinsey and Company





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Top 10 BBA colleges in India

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Top 10 BBA Colleges with Lowest Fees

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priyanka arora

6 months ago

I have done my BBA from Quantum university in 2022 gave me a vision about my future prospects I start gaining positive attitude towards my future... Mainly it is known for the quality of education .nice infrastructure with the best learning, really cooperating and supportive faculties. i...I have done my BBA from Quantum university in 2022 gave me a vision about my future prospects I start gaining positive attitude towards my future... Mainly it is known for the quality of education .nice infrastructure with the best learning, really cooperating and supportive faculties. i would say that it provides the best environment for gaining knowledge and to enhance your abilities.

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sravani g

3 years ago

i am a bipc student in can i join in bba or

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liza bindra

4 years ago

is Punjab university is good for bba or not?

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5 years ago

I am in the last year of BBM(ecommerce) course.Can MCA be the good course for me as my graduation is in BBM(Ecommerce) from NMU,Jalgaon




5 years ago

Yes it could be


Devanshi Shah

7 years ago

Hey I want to do upscale after graduation. Can I do BBM for same.

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