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BBA from DU 2022: A Comprehensive Guide

BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) is one of the most coveted three-year undergraduate business degrees in India. It can be pursued by students right after XIIth if they are inclined to pursue a career in Finance, advertising, sales, real estate, consultation, and any field in the realm of business administration, supervision, control, and management. 

It is available for students hailing from all streams i.e. Science, Humanities, or Commerce contrary to the popular opinion that only commerce students can pursue BBA. The students become well-equipped to handle various aspects of business, entrepreneurship, and marketplaces (offline and online) once they’ve pursued a BBA degree. 

BBA from DU: Overview

DU offers BBA full-time three-year undergraduate degree through its various affiliated colleges that are considered top-tier in commerce. DU does not offer an integrated five-year BBA LLB course.

BBA from DU opens a door to several lucrative job opportunities through its quality education, affordable fee structure, and practical curriculum. Mostly, alumni prefer to pursue a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) post pursuing BBA. Entrepreneurship has also become a popular choice for BBA graduates.

Eligibility for BBA from DU:

  • To qualify to seek admission in BBA from DU, an aspirant must pass senior secondary (10+2) with a minimum of 60 percent from a recognized education board.
  • A relaxation of 5% is given to candidates SC, ST, CW, and PwD candidates.

Admission to BBA From DU:

Previously admission to DU BBA was facilitated through a common admission test DU JAT (Joint Admission Test). However, DU JAT has been scrapped from the academic year 2022 as a mode of admission to BBA. 

Now, the DU JAT has been replaced by Common University Entrance Test (CUET). It contains three sections which include any List A language, a minimum of three subjects of which maths is compulsory, and a general test of CUET (which includes GK, Current Affairs and Maths and Reasoning MCQs).

Candidates can register for the admission process on CUET’s official portal.  Based on CUET scores, final acceptance for DU BBA colleges would be made through an e-counseling process. The allotment of colleges will be merit-based.

Best Colleges for BBA From DU

Several affiliated colleges of DU offer BBA (and other specializations equivalent to BBA). They are all considered premium colleges with top institutes like Shaheed Sukhdev,  Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, and Keshav Mahavidyalaya. 

The affiliated colleges of DU offering BBA or equivalent courses are tabulated below. 

Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women
BMSDeen Dayal Upadhyaya College
Keshav Mahavidyalaya
Ram Lal Anand College
Ramanujan College
Aryabhatta College
College of Vocational Studies
Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce
Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women
BE (BA)Aryabhatta College
College of Vocational Studies
Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce
Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
College of Vocational Studies
Gargi College
Lakshmibai College
Maharaja Agarasen College
Shivaji College
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College 
DU Colleges that offer BBA and equivalent Courses

Fees for BBA From DU

DU offers affordable but quality education. As compared to private institutions, DU offers its BBA and equivalent courses that are cost-effective. The following gives you an estimate of the fee structure in top DU colleges for BBA. 

College3 Years Fees
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies 42075 (BMS)
75075 (BBA-FIA)
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya CollegeINR 64,575
Keshav MahavidyalayaINR 44,508
College of Vocational StudiesINR 75,000
Sri Guru Gobind College of CommerceINR 1,32,600
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College INR 92,880
Shivaji CollegeINR 1,08,810
Maharaja Agarasen CollegeINR 48,000
Lakshmibai CollegeINR 66,015
Gargi  College INR 1,23,660
DU BBA Colleges: Fee Amount (Approximate)

Total Seats in BBA From DU

DU offers around 800 seats for BBA-FIA OR BMS courses. The seat matrix of a few colleges is tabulated below.

CollegeNo. of Seats
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies 200
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College60
Keshav Mahavidyalaya59
College of Vocational Studies62
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College 40
Shivaji College68
Maharaja Agarasen College46
Lakshmibai College33
Gargi  College 51
BBA from DU : Seat Matrix

BBA From DU: Syllabus

BBA-FIA/BMS syllabus covers a wide array of subjects like accounting, taxation, finance, marketing, and operations. A semester-wise break up of the BBA-FIA syllabus is summarised below.

Semester I

Environmental Science
Core Subjects
Financial Accounting& Analysis
Managerial Economics
Elective subject (Any One)
Semester I
Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
Fundamentals of Financial Management 

Semester II

Business Communication
Core Subjects 
Statistics for Business Decisions
Cost & Management Accounting
Elective subject (Any One)
Semester II
Operations Management
Fundamentals of Econometrics 
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practices

Semester III

Core Subjects
Income Tax 
Corporate Finance 
Financial Markets & Institutions
Elective subject (Any One)
Skill Enhancement Course (Any One)
IT Tools for Business
Financial Database and Analysis Software 

Semester IV

Core Subjects
Macro Economics 
Quantitative Techniques
Financial Econometrics
Elective subject (Any One)
Skill Enhancement Course (Any One)
Financial Analytics
Advanced Spreadsheets Tools For Financial Analysis 

Semester V

Core Subjects
Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management 
Financial Derivatives
Discipline-Specific Elective-
Investment Banking & Financial Services
Corporate Analysis & Valuation
Business Tax Planning
Advanced Financial Econometrics

Semester VI

Core Subjects
Corporate Restructuring 
International Finance
Discipline-Specific Elective
Strategic Corporate Finance
Behavioral Finance
Management of Financial Institutions 
International Financial Architecture 
Research Projects (additional course for extra credit)
Discipline-Specific Elective-II

BBA From DU: Jobs

Post BBA, most students prefer to pursue an MBA. One can prepare for various competitive exams for MBA like GMAT, CAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, SNAP, etc for various institutions. 

However, a plethora of opportunities opens up for students after pursuing a BBA from DU. A BBA graduate can choose to become an HR Executive/ Relationship Manager, Recruitment Manager, Compliance Manager, Marketing Manager, Financial Risk Manager, Sales Executive, Risk Analyst, Tech Lead Analyst, Research Analyst, or Business Consultant. One can also pursue jobs in banking, advertising, real estate management, manufacturing, and PSUs. 

Moreover, BBA is a professional course that is conducive to starting a business as well. ‘Founder’ seems to be the most popular profile for a BBA Graduate!

BBA From DU:  Placements

Every year, Delhi University organizes placement drives for BBA students to help them find jobs and internships. These placement drives attract business giants like Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, McKinsey and Company, Hindustan Unilever, ICICI, TCS, IBM, etc. 

Students with a BBA degree can find work in various professions as aforementioned. The usual remuneration package is between INR 2.5 and INR 5 lakhs per annum. The placements of SSCBS is at par with the best DU colleges. The average package is more than 8 LPA.

BBA From DU: Famous Alumni

DU boasts of an enviable body of alumni irrespective of the course offered. Here’s a list of alumni from Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business. 

Dhirendra KumarFounder & CEOValue Research India
Sandeep ThapliyaCEOAvendus Finance Pvt. Ltd.
Ashima BhatCountry HeadHDFC
Arun MenonManaging DirectorAccenture Australia
Priti KatariaHR HeadWipro Infotech
Rohit JethraVice PresidentKotak Mahindra Bank.
Rahul AgarwalCEO & Managing DirectorLenovo
Prateek MadanSenior Vice- President- MVPEmirates NBD
Rajiv KumarGlobal Vice PresidentFrost & Sullivan
Famous Alumni of BBA From DU

Skills Learnt

Business management and Administration jobs demand a student to be hands-on not only with theoretical concepts but with practical aspects of administration as well. A BBA degree is tailor-made to equip the students with the appropriate tools to handle job-oriented projects, curricula, and internships. 

Besides learning the nitty-gritty of business administration, a student also becomes proficient in

  • Communication Skills
  • Behavioral Management
  • Consultation and Problem Solving Skills
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking

Moreover, a student also finds it easier to negotiate, adapt and multi-task. 

Final Words

This wraps up the details of BBA equivalent courses from the University of Delhi. While IIMs take the position on the top of the charts for BBA and Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies remains at the top of the list for BBA colleges in DU, other private institutes like NMIMS and Symbiosis have been gaining traction in popularity and placements! An aspirant must consider relevant factors before proceeding to prepare for admissions. Stay tuned for more updates on Inside DU!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is DU good for BBA?

BBA is offered in IIMS, colleges affiliated with many universities, and private universities. DU offers BBA equivalent courses like BBA-FIA and BMS at affordable costs. However, it often falls short of IIMs and universities like NMIMS Mumbai in terms of placements, infrastructural facilities, etc.

Does DU provide BBA course?

Yes, DU offers BBA/BMS or equivalent courses in 10 colleges. The top colleges include Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya, etc.

Is maths compulsory for BBA from DU?

Yes, aspirants must opt and appear for mathematics in senior secondary (10+2) to qualify for admission in DU BBA and appear in CUET for BBA.

How many seats are there in DU for BBA?

DU offers around 800 seats including both BBA-FIA (Financial Investment Analysis) and BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies) courses.

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