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BBA Entrance Exam Date, Eligibility 2023 [Updated]

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14,Dec 2022

 Uncountable career opportunities and the demand in the job market, make thousands of students opt for BBA, upon completion of their 12th boards, mostly if they have completed their 12th boards with commerce. BBA Course or Bachelor of business administration is a three-year undergraduate course that prepares students with the perfect base of economics, finance, management, supply chain management, accounting, and strategic management, which makes the candidates eligible for jobs in the world of business and administration. BBA imparts basic knowledge, without which it is not possible for anybody to function if they want to establish themselves in the field. The degree gets awarded to the students after 3 years of studying the course, making sure that the person has managerial, communication, and other skills that are expected from a person who has shining in the field of business and administration as their goal. However, in order to secure their seats in the best colleges in India, students need to make sure that they fulfil the criteria that are deemed as necessary in almost all good colleges and universities, and that they craft the entrance examinations, the scorecard of which their target college/university considers as valid. Moreover, it is also important that the students have a fundamental idea about what the course will entail once they get admitted, the best colleges in the country and the scope they will get if they manage to complete the degree properly. This article will aim at explaining all the necessary information that the students need to know, if they are aspiring to take BBA at their graduation level, after completing 12th.


The eligibility criteria for getting admitted to the colleges that offer BBA degrees, differ across the different institutions, the one common thing being that the students
must pass their class 12 boards exam with at least 50% marks or equivalent grades or CGPA in all subjects, from a school that is recognised by the country.
While some colleges provide admission to the students on the basis of the merit scored in the board exam, other colleges, probably the best ones hold entrance examinations, and then the scorecards are released. Then the merit scored in class 12 boards and the points scored in the entrance examinations are combined, and admissions are made on the basis of that.

Expected dates of the top BBA examinations

In order to get admitted to the top BBA colleges and universities, it is important that the students pass through the most grossing entrance examinations in the country, the scorecards of which the best colleges accept. Mentioned below are the names of the top BBA examinations, along with the dates they are expected to be held in the year 2023.

Name of the examination Examinations dates Important facts to remember
CUET 2023 UG 2nd week of June 2023 A. Scorecard will be accepted by at least 80 universities in India.
B. The exam will be of 2 hours
C. Computer-based test mode.
D. Will have a compulsory language part, and two domain specific parts
IPMAT 2023 2nd week of April 2023 A. Admissions are made for a five-year integrated course at Indian Institute of Management, Indore,
B. Contains both short questions and multiple choice-based questions.
C. Test verbal ability, qualitative ability and quantitative ability
Symbiosis Entrance Examinations (SET) 2023 26th June 2023 (might change) a. The question paper of the SET examination tests general English capability, quantitative ability, reasoning capability (both analytical and logical), and general awareness of the students.
NMIMS NPAT 2023 First week of June, 2023 A. Scorecard accepted by Narsee Monjee Institute of Management studies.
B. The question paper of NMIMS NPAT includes general awareness and reasoning capability, quantitative and numerical capability and general English language awareness.
Xavier’s entrance tests June 2023 A. The question paper contains five parts which test general awareness, logical and visual reasoning, data interpretation skills, English language proficiency tests and math or numerical capability.
B. The scorecard is accepted in St.Xaviers, Mumbai.
AIMA UGAT 2023 First week of May, 2023 A. Paper-based test mode
B. Contains 130 MCQs which test English proficiency, numerical ability, general awareness and reasoning ability.
SPJET 2023 Not declared yet A. The score will mostly be based on English proficiency
AUMAT 2023 Throughout the year A. Scorecard accepted by Alliance School of Business

Top colleges for studying BBA

Though there are hundreds of colleges and universities in India today, providing BBA courses, the students must aim to get into the top colleges. Graduating from a good BBA college will look good on their job profile and CV, and can get them the best jobs that are available for BBA graduates in the country. Colleges are ranked on the basis of how it is performed over the years, the faculty, the infrastructure and how the students who have studied in the college previously are performing. It is unimportant for the students to visit the website of each college, find out in which field those colleges excel the most, and then choose their preference accordingly. Choosing a college from before will also help them to prepare for the exams, the scorecards of which are accepted by their preferred college.  Mentioned below are the best BBA colleges in India, along with the fees, so that students can check those out, and choose college according to the requirements and affordability.

Name of the colleges' Fees
Christ University 2-4 lakhs (depending on specialization)
University of Delhi INR 30-50K
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management studies INR 510000
Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak INR 3051000
Amity University, Noida INR 3.12 Lakhs to INR 20.16 Lakhs
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University INR 1.68 Lakhs to INR 3.4 Lakhs
Symbiosis Institute of Computer studies and research INR 165000 per annum
Loyola College INR 75000
Jamia Millia Islamia INR 39300
UPES INR 962000
Indian Institute of Management, Indore INR 36.15 lakhs
St, Xavier’s College, Mumbai INR 1.12 lakhs
Amity Global Business School, Noida INR 135000
Madras Christian College, Chennai INR 83757
Alliance University INR 9 Lakhs
Techno India University, Kolkata INR 340000
Bennett University INR 1185000
Lovely Professional University INR 47600 per semester

Scope of BBA

As mentioned before, BBA opens up the door to thousand of career opportunities, as business and administration will always require more and more recruits in every section, and that’s where the BBA graduates come. In the current day, almost every aspect of life requires somebody with knowledge of some aspect of business and administration. Mentioned below are the best job opportunities that BBA graduates can get (Top Career Options after BBA),

  • Sales Manager- Oversees the operations in the sales department. Salary ranges from INR 2 lakhs to INR 14 lakhs.
  • Management consultant - Aims at maximizing profit and improving the business’ performance. Salary can be as high as INR 2232078.
  • Business advisor- Aims at advising the business owner or the organization leaders, on how to get the best out of the resources. INR 1152372
  • Administrative officer- Provides administrative support to organizations. Salary ranges around 40 thousand, and even more.
  • Investment banker- Helps in capital raising, merger and acquisition. Salary ranges from INR 2 lakhs to 4 lakhs.
  • Credit and risk managers- they make sure that the credit risks are at their safest and help the bank recover from losses incurred in the past. Salary ranges from INR 3.5 lakhs to 25 lakhs.
  • Asset manager- helps the organization to trade, manage and invest assets. Salary ranges from 2.3 lakhs to 13 lakhs.
  • Product manager- Identifying the client’s needs and managing the products of the organizations accordingly. Salary ranges from 5.8 lakhs to 38 lakhs.
  • Procurement manager- strategies to find the best deals and suppliers. Salary ranges around 12 lakhs, and a lot more.


BBA is such a course that can prepare students to face real-world challenges, by imparting both soft and hard skills to the candidates. In case, the students want to know more or go deep into the specializations, it is important that they go for further studies, like master’s in business administration or a postgraduate diploma in management. Doing so will increase their possibility of claiming the best jobs in the market, securing higher positions in a company, and absolutely mastering the art of business. However, BBA on its own can offer the student a lot. But the students need to make sure that they get admitted into one of the best colleges/ universities in the country, where they can receive the best knowledge. Not only that, the students are required to attend the classes and seminars regularly, to get the best out of the course. They should try to connect to the top people in the field of business and administration, to get more practical knowledge, which is not always possible in classes. By doing so, the students can succeed in the field and the best life opportunities await them.