CAREER IN BBA

July 23, 2018

BBA i.e Bachelor in Business Administration is a professional course, which is specially designed to give a broad knowledge about the functional aspects of a company or any business house and their interconnection, while allowing specialization in a particular area. The degree develops the student’s practical, managerial and communication skills, and business decision-making capability.

The core subjects of BBA in India are as follows:

  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Techniques (financial mathematics, business statistics, operations research)
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Management

In addition, students can specialize in the following topics:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Tax & Taxation
  • Real Estate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Legal Management
  • Information Technology
  • Design Management
  • Marketing
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Tourism Management ……..and many more.

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in Business Management (BBM) are all forms of Management at undergraduate level which regardless of the specialization, will provide a student with conceptual, theoretical and practical knowledge in various aspects of business like finance, economics, operations ,marketing, basic accounting etc. The Students in this field get the practical exposure in their trainings.

During the three years of study, students has to take-up live projects related to marketing; human capital management; Finance, laws and policies concerning business management; decision making; financial statement analysis; wealth management etc., with a view to hold on theoretical aspects of different concepts of business administration.

In the final semester of teaching, students must have to join an industry set up for their final semester of training based on their choice of various specializations like Retail Marketing, HR Management, Insurance & Risk Management, Tax & Taxation, Accounting & Finance etc. It must be a compulsory component of the curriculum for the completion of the academic program and has to be designed to provide exposure to organizational working, develop an understanding of the real corporate world, and learn the application of theoretical concepts in real life business situations.

Eligibility For BBA :
In order to pursue BBA the student must have passed Higher Secondary or equivalent education from any stream like Science /Commerce /Arts and English should be one of the subjects.

Job Opportunities:
A BBA provides you with entry-level positions in many corporations and factories. You would do lot of backend work, and provide support services to the seniors of a business house. Exceptional candidates could expect to do some customer interface, though it is very rare. Also invariably, you would hit the glass ceiling very fast, and would require an MBA to move up the ladder.

Since the degree will equip a student of BBA with the basic knowledge about corporate management and skills it will help them understand the diverse functioning of a company. BBA graduates can look for jobs in sales and marketing department of companies as members of sales teams or as management trainees, BBA may also get their jobs in Finance Sector, Insurance Sector, FMCG, Real Estate etc.

Other than private sectors there are also various jobs in Govt. sectors in different State Govt. & also in Central Government like Banking, Defence, Railway jobs, Teaching, College, Financial Institutions, Universities & Schools, SSC, UPSC, Agriculture Jobs and many more.
In private sectors, BBA students can get employment in the fields such as finance, Information Technology, networking, administration, marketing, import and export, teaching institutes, MNC’s, consumer durable companies, FMCG and corporate world.

Government jobs are also welcoming for BBA students in banking sectors. They hire BBA students who have good communication and managerial skills along with the capability to do multitasking. Candidates should check the government job portals on regular basis to get updated towards latest government job openings.

Defence Services and UPSC exams are other good options for BBA students to be a part of army, navy or civil services.

One can apply for various job designations based on his interests and skills. One can get the post of a manager in the fields such as  Finance, Human Resource, Information Systems, Production House,  Marketing, Research and Development, supply chain, legal departments, Advertising agencies, International businesses, Accounting etc.

Being a Business Administration Professor, Management Accountant, Business Consultant, Business Administration Researcher are some other options for BBA students for their future progress.

The first thing required is to explore one’s own interests and skills. Hard work, devotion, and dedication are always at the peak to boost his career for getting success. Remuneration will depend upon the qualification, experience, locations, area of employment and skills. The sky is the limit for the deserving and talented candidates.

SALARY SCALE IN INDIA FOR FRESHER & EXPERIENCED :

After a BBA degree a beginner will get a salary of INR 10,000 – 14,000, per month while companies having offices through length and breadth of the country offer INR 12,000- 14,000.per month. Salaries vary in different states in the country. Some BBA graduates get salaries as low as 400,000 and as high as 525,500. While some with one year experience get a salary of 220,000 a year while a graduate in BBA get with 10 years’ experience gets a salary of 910,000.

UDAYAN MAITRA
HOD, Deptt. of BBA
Durgapur Institute of Science, Technology & Management
Durgapur, WB, India