Do you want to pursue a management course right after completing 12th standard? If yes, this article will be of help to you. I’ve provided vital details about BBA MBA integrated course in this article. The article covers topics like course details, duration, eligibility criteria, admission process, career prospects and salary details.
Article Overview and Contents
BBA + MBA is an integrated course. It is dual degree in nature. The main advantage of pursuing this course is that students stand the chance to earn two degrees while enrolling for admission once!
MBA has always been the best management degree available in India. But MBA is a PG course. Naturally, students can’t pursue this course right after completing 12th standard. They would have to complete an undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree course first and then apply for MBA admission.
Since BBA MBA Integrated course is dual degree in nature, students can pursue it right after 12th! They have to take admission only once, and by the end of the course, they’d have also earned the PG Degree of MBA!
As mentioned before, the course is dual degree in nature. It is essentially a management education program. In cases of most of the institutes offering this course, the program focuses on ‘general management’ studies. However, some institutes are also known to offer specializations (during MBA phase).
The program covers general management studies subjects like –
- HR Management
- Finance Management
- Business Laws
- Information Technology
- Organizational Behavior
- Communication Skills
- Operations Management
In case of specialization program, students get to choose their major and minor specialization from the list of disciplines mentioned above (and even more disciplines out there).
Let us check out important course details now –
Type of course
Dual Degree course, combination of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. That’s why it is called an integrated course.
5 years long. Some institutes are also known to offer 4.5 years long course.
10+2 passed (Science, Commerce or Arts stream) from a recognized board is the minimum educational qualification required.
Most of the well known institutes offering this course have minimum aggregate marks criteria. It could be anywhere between 45-55% aggregate marks (may vary from one institute to another).
Depending upon the institute, it could be either direct admission process or merit based admission process. Well known institutes follow merit based admission process. Marks scored by students in 12th board examination and relevant entrance test (state, central or institute-wise) are taken into consideration, when it comes to merit based admission process. Based on merit marks scored by students, seats are allotted to deserving candidates.
Some of the well known colleges offering BBA MBA Integrated course are –
- Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Career prospects and job opportunities
Graduates, on completing the course, will possess management degrees of BBA and MBA. These qualifications can be used to land managerial and administrative posts across various sectors and industries.
Almost all industries, companies and corporate houses need managers to function efficiently. Aviation, healthcare, education, MNCs, production based industries, food production- whatever the sector may be, management professionals are almost always involved in them!
Graduates may join any of the above mentioned work setups as management trainees or similar entry level posts. After gaining work experience, one may rise through the ranks and land executive and much more powerful administrative roles within the company or work setup!
Starting salary depends upon factors like job location, profile of the employee and the industry or work setup. Depending upon the above mentioned factors, freshers may earn anywhere between 15-40K Rupees (average figure) per month.