BBA (Hons.)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

    Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar offers a 3-year, full-time BBA Programme. The programme provides rigorous training in Business Management encompassing areas such as General Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and Finance. The emphasis is on contemporary issues affecting business and problem solving such as management of change within an increasingly dynamic environment and the development of business skills across organizations and sectors.

  • Course Curriculum

    (2020-23 Admission Batch)

    BBAH-1.1 Effective Communication Skills 50 AEC-I 3
    BBAH-1.2 Quantitative Methods 100 GEC –I 6
    BBAH-1.3 Financial Accounting 100 CC-I 6
    BBAH-1.4 Principles of Management 100 CC-II 6
    BBAH-1.5 Management Information System 100 GEC -II 6
    BBAH-1.6 Personality Development for Corporate Readiness–I 0 SEC-I 0
      450  27
    BBAH-2.1 Communication for Business 50 SEC-II 3
    BBAH-2.2 Organizational Behavior 100 CC-III 6
    BBAH-2.3 Managerial Economics 100 CC-IV 6
    BBAH-2.4 Principles of Management 100 CC-V 6
    BBAH-2.5 Environmental Studies 50 AEC-II 3
    BBAH-2.6 Personality Development for Corporate Readiness-II 50 SEC-III 3 (Including BBAH-1.6)
      450  27
    BBAH-3.1 Consumer Behaviour 100 CC-VI 6
    BBAH-3.2 Human Resource Management 100 CC-VII 6
    BBAH-3.3 Research Methodology 100 CC-VIII 6
    BBAH-3.4 Legal Aspects of Business 100 CC-IX 6
    BBAH-3.5 Cost & Management Accounting 100 GEC -III 6
      500  30
    BBAH-4.1 Financial Management 100 CC-X 6
    BBAH-4.2 Macro Economics 100 GEC -IV 6
    BBAH-4.3 Introduction to Business Analytics 100 CC-XI 6
    BBAH-4.4 Production Operation Management 100 CC-XII 6
    BBAH-4.5 Entrepreneurship (Foundation) 50 SEC-IV 3
      450  27
    BBAH-5.1 Strategic Management 100 CC-XIII 6
    BBAH-5.2 ELECTIVE-I 100 DSE-I 6
    BBAH-5.4 Summer Project 100 CC-IV 6
      400  24
    BBAH-6.1 Responsible Business 50 AEC-III 3
      250  15
    Total 2500  150
  • Regulation

    The Bachelor of Business Administration, under CBCS, is a three-year full-time professional degree programme, having six semesters. After successful completion of the six semesters, a BBA (Hons.) degree will be awarded to qualified students with a specialization in Finance/Marketing/Human Resource Management/Operations Research.

    Duration:The duration of the programme is 3 years with 6 semesters. The odd semester is from July to December (i.e. 1st, 3rd, 5th semester) and the even semester is from January to June (i.e. 2nd, 4th, 6th semester). The examination will be held tentatively in the month of December and May for odd and even semesters respectively.

    Span Period:No student will be admitted as a candidate for the examination after the lapse of six years from the date of admission to the first semester of the BBA(Hons.) programme

    Semester wise no. of Papers and Credits

    SemesterNo. of PapersCredit
    SEM-II5 26
    SEM-III5 26
    SEM-IV5 28
    SEM-V5 28
    SEM-VI5 26
    TOTAL30 158

    Eligibility Criteria for Admission:The candidate should have passed +2 Examination of CBSE/ ICSE or any State Board or its equivalent in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. The selection would be based on the career and written test with equal weightage.

    Attendance:A student has to secure a minimum of 75% of attendance in each paper of a semester to be permitted to sit for the semester examination. In case a candidate is unable to acquire the stipulated attendance at the end of any semester, he/she shall not be allowed to appear in the end semester examination of that semester.


    • Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 6 credits– 50 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
    • Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits– 30 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
    • Non-practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits– 20 lecture classes
    • The practical subject of 100 markswith 6 credits 40 lecture classes and 20 practical classes.
    • Practical subjects of 100 markswith 4 credits 25 lecture classes 15 tutorial classes.
    • practical subjects of 50 markswith 2 credits 10 lecture classes and 10 practical classes.

    Scheme of Examination:

    • Paper setting norms:Paper setting norms may be incorporated in the policy rules and details will be separately mentioned in ‘Examination and Evaluation Policy ‘
    • Class Tests/Quizzes/Presentation:There shall be class tests/ quizzes/ presentation etc. for each paper carrying a maximum of 10 marks and 5 marks for 100 and 50 marks paper respectively.
    • Mid Semester Examination:The duration of the examination will be of one hour and the maximum marks will be 20 for a 100 marks paper and 10 for a 50 marks paper. The concerned faculty member should ensure that the coverage before the mid-term examination is a minimum first and the second unit of the paper and the questions will be set from the covered units. The questions will be set in such a manner that to answer them knowledge of both the units will be required. If a candidate fails to appear or failed in the mid-term examination, with the permission of the concerned course teacher he/she can appear at the compensatory mid-term examination before the end semester examination. This would be held only once.
    • End Semester Examination:The end semester examination will be held on consecutive days. There will be one sitting per day. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours for a 70 marks and 2 hours for a 35 marks question paper.
    • A paper having no practical shall consist of three components as
      (i) Mid-Semester Exam. 20%
      (ii) End-Semester Exam. 70%
      (iii) Continuous evaluation in term of class tests, quizzes, case study and class participation etc. 10%

      NB– However, if the concerned teacher of a paper wants that he/she can exercise his/her discretion about the conduct of mid-semester examination and evaluation.

      The papers having practical examinations shall consist of three components as :

      • Mid-Semester Exam.(Theory) 20 %
      • End-Semester exam. (Theory) 50 %
      • Practical Exam. 30 %
    • Odd semester examination (1st, 3rd, 5th ) shall be conducted in December and Even semester (2nd, 4th, 6th ) shall be conducted the month of May.
    • The dates of examination shall be reflected in the Academic calendar.
    • A candidate has to secure at least 5-grade points both in theory and practical separately to pass the paper and 6 CGPA in aggregate to pass the examination.
    • Award of Distinction:Students securing 6 CGPA in the first attempt shall be awarded BBA (Hons.) with Distinction. The distinction will not be awarded to candidates with back papers.
    • Conduct of Examination:English shall be the medium of instruction and examination.
    • Back/Repeat:A student who secures less than 5-grade points in an individual paper in an odd-even semester may appear the said paper in the following odd/even semester subject to a maximum of two times with the span period of the course. However, if a candidate fails in the aggregate, he – she may appear in any paper of that semester to improve the aggregate subject to a maximum of two times within the span period.

    Evaluation System:The semester system of examination will have an internal system of valuation with a Board for Conducting Examiners to pass the result.

    Publication of Results:The result will be published within one month from the date of the last examination held.

    Grading System:Grade Mark Secured from 10 Points

    PerformanceLetter GradeRange of MarksGrade Point
    Outstanding‘ O ‘90 – =< 10010
    Excellent‘ A+ ‘80 – < 909
    Very Good‘ A ‘70 – < 808
    Good‘ B+ ‘60 – < 707
    Above Average‘ B ‘50 – < 606
    Average & Pass‘ C ‘40 – < 505
    Failed‘ F ‘Below 400
    Absent‘ Ab ‘0

    N.B.A Candidate has to secure 5-grade points to pass in each of the Papers A transitory letter grade I (carrying points 2) shall be introduced for cases where the results are incomplete. This grade shall automatically be converted into an appropriate grade(s) as and when the results are complete. A student’s level of competence shall be categorized by a GRADE POINT AVERAGE to be specified as:

    SGPA– Semester Grade Point Average
    CGPA– Cumulative Grade Point Average
    (a) POINT– Integer equivalent of each letter grade
    (b) CREDIT– Integer signifying the relative emphasis of individual course item(s) in a semester as indicated by the Course structure and syllabus. In addition to the points, the actual mark secured shall also be reflected in the Grade Sheet / Transcript.

    After successful completion of the six-semester examination, students will be awarded Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Hons.) with specialization in Finance/Marketing/ Human Resource Management / Operation Research.

    (However, in case of Distinction, a student has to secure 50% of marks in six semesters in one / first chance)

    The regulation is subject to modification as and when necessary. The Syllabus shall remain valid from the 2016-17 Admission Batch.

    Credit Transfer:There shall be a committee consisting of 3 experts from among the faculty of Schools to take appropriate decisions on credit transfer in case of an equivalent course.

    Unfair means in Examination:Any unfair means adopted by any examinee in any examination conducted by the University shall be punishable as per rules of the University.

    Common Grace Mark Rule:This rule shall be made applicable in the case of those candidates who after receiving such grace clear the end-term examination. However, the maximum grace mark is restricted to 2% of the total marks of the semester examination, provided further that the grace mark in any paper shall not exceed 10% of the maximum marks in that subject.