A BBA course is offered by many colleges in India. At the same time there are different types with BBA courses, some with specialisations, some general. Many universities even offer integrated BBA – LLB courses with a focus on business law.
BBA remains a top choice among students looking to build a corporate career. However, choosing the right course can be quite challenging because of the many options that are available in India.
BBA is the golden ticket to employment in spite of the impact of Covid 19 on the market. After completing a BBA course, it will be fairly easy for you to directly find employment at a start-up or MNC.
Things you should consider before making a choice
The top BBA colleges ensure that when you find employment at a top company you have requisite knowledge of the industry to quickly adapt and become a top performer. They also prepare you to quickly rise in terms of positions as well as pay.
As a result, an institute’s record in offering the students industry exposure is extremely important. Institutes that have a record of good exposure, also have good records in placements.
Institutes facilitate internships through partnerships with industry bodies and MNCs. They also provide a curriculum that emphasizes hands-on learning through working on live projects. Some institutes even provide global exposure through study abroad or immersion programmes.
Top 3 colleges you can consider
In order to help your search for a good BBA college, we have listed here 3 top BBA courses in India. The criteria behind the selection has been the industry exposure and hands-on learning factors.
Amity University offers BBA programs in all of their 11 campuses in India and also in the Dubai campus. The specialisations on offer vary but the curriculum is structured quite efficiently to suit industry needs. Moreover, Amity’s partnerships with industry bodies and MNCs is well known.
Companies like Amazon, HSBC and KPMG regularly hire interns as well as full-time fresher’s from Amity. Amity has a global presence and has been ranked in the top 3% universities globally by Times and QS.
There is also an option for a 5 week study abroad programme at the Amity campuses in Dubai, London, New York or Singapore. The normal BBA programme at Amity costs around 12 Lakhs in 3 years.
Patel Institute of Science and Management (PISM), Bangalore
The institute has partnered with Sunstone Eduversity, one of India’s leading placement promoters in India, to offer full-time BBA courses at the campus. It guarantees money back in the event a student fails to secure placement after graduation.
In the partnership, students get to avail the benefit of Sunstone’s pool of 400 plus recruiters on board. On top of that students have the option to choose a global immersion BBA as well. The course fee for the normal BBA is 2.6 Lakhs in 3 years, and for the GI BBA, it is 3.9 Lakhs.
In the programme, the students are taken to either Dubai, Singapore or Malaysia for a period of 10 days. They are exposed to a global business environment which enriches their learning about business in international contexts.
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies (SCMS)
SCMS offers a BBA course that is hands-down one of the best in India. Companies like PwC, Edelweiss and KPMG feature among the institute’s top recruiters. The institute has an international cell which facilitates student exchange with foreign universities.
There are many opportunities for internships in the 3 years programme which spread across six semesters. The per year fee at the institute is 4.5 Lakhs (around 13.5 Lakhs in 3 years).
There is also a specially designed Managerial Development Programme (MDP) which prepares students for a high intensity company environment. Many industry experts also regularly visit and interact with the students while conducting workshops.
With the right amount of industry exposure it is likely that you will start a position higher up the business ladder. In some of the institutes, many freshers even get placed in managerial roles, with about a year of experience as interns.
It is no secret that such roles come with really good CTCs. As a result, if your ultimate aim is to have a shining corporate career, you should look to maximise opportunities for industry exposure.
Choosing an institute is the first step as it ensures that you will keep getting opportunities regularly. However, it is your dedication and desire to succeed that will make your prospects even brighter.