BBA Entrance Exam Syllabus

In order to join top B-schools for BBA, aspirants need to clear the entrance exams. Most of the BBA institutes conduct aptitude test to shortlist/select students. The questions of aptitude test are based on the following areas –

  • Verbal Ability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Analysis
  • General Awareness
  • Business Awareness

Entrance exams of top BBA colleges in India

Indian Institute of Management, Indore IPM

The five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM), the first of its kind in India launched by IIM Indore, is a unique and creative programme to meet the aspirations of young students to become management professionals, change agents and societal leaders. IPM is aimed at students who have passed out of class XII/Higher Secondary or equivalent from various schools in India. Therefore, IIM Indore’s objective is to attract young students, groom and mould them into outstanding leaders through a world class education. IPM, therefore, is a strategic fit in the overall context, vision and mission of IIM Indore. The IPM, a residential programme, is a unique opportunity for the Institute to make a contribution in this important social space. It is also an exciting option for the young boys and girls to charter their profession in the area of management with a wider scholarly academic background in a social sciences setting. Eligibility criteria for this programme is a minimum of 60% aggregate marks at Secondary/X Standard/Equivalent and at Higher Secondary/XII/+2 level/Equivalent for General and NC-OBC category candidates (55% aggregate marks at Secondary/X Standard/ Equivalent and at Higher Secondary/XII/+2 level/Equivalent for SC, ST and PWD / DA candidates). All candidates meeting the minimum eligibility mentioned above will be called for the Aptitude Test. The shortlist for Personal Interview would be based on the candidate’s performance in the Aptitude Test and the final selection would be based on their performance in Aptitude Test (AT) and Personal Interview (PI). Government of India reservation norms are followed while admitting the candidates. Further details about the admission process may be obtained from Admission section of the website.

IIM I IPM Aptitude Test Pattern

Paper comprises of 100 questions on Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability. The duration of the test is 2 hours. Each question will carry 4 marks and every wrong answer will receive a negative marking of 1 mark.

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St. Xavier’s College Kolkata BBA Entrance Exam

Since its introduction in 2002 under the University of Calcutta, the BBA program has evolved substantially. Today the program offered at St. Xavier’s College is possibly unique given the core values it imparts in terms of Intellectual Depth, Leadership Skills and Social Responsibility. St. Xavier’s approach to management education aims at the holistic formation of future leaders with unmatched professional competence and a strong ethical perspective.

The curriculum is flexible and broad and gives students the opportunity to develop an academic program that is tailored to their ambitions and interests. The college offers specialization in three areas: Finance and Accounting, Marketing and Human Resource Management.

  • A candidate may be admitted to the B.B.A.( Honours ) course provided he/she has passed the Higher Secondary Examination (+2 course conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, or an equivalent examination, recognized as such, by the University of Calcutta, in all the recognized subjects ( of full marks not being less than 100 ) including English and Pure Mathematics/Business Mathematics but excluding Environmental Studies/Environmental Education, subject to the fulfillment of the following other conditions.
  • A candidate must secure a minimum of 45% marks in each paper and a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate of all the papers.
  • No candidate will be allowed admission after a lapse of more than three years from the year of passing the previous qualifying examination or discontinuation of regular degree courses of study after passing the previous qualifying examination.
  • Prospective candidates seeking admission to the course will have to appear for an entrance examination. The entrance examination will comprise of Multiple Choice Questions covering three broad areas – English, Mathematics (Class XII level), and General Awareness. The examination will be of one hour.
  • The candidates short listed on the basis of the score in the entrance examination and qualifying examination (i.e. WBHS / ISC / CBSE / State Boards etc.) result will have to appear for personal interview & group discussion at the college premises on specified date(s) to be announced later. The mode of final selection will be on the basis of the following weightage:
  1. Qualifying Examination +2 course (WBHS / ISC / CBSE / State Boards etc.) 50%
  2. Entrance Examination 40% (Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness/Business awareness, Data Interpretation)
  3. Personal Interview & GD 10%

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Christ University BBA Entrance exam

The Department of Management Studies is a premier wing of Christ University, since 1991 with a clearly defined approach for creating quality managers and entrepreneurs required to face the challenges of the corporate sector. The department offers undergraduate courses in Business Management and Administration and Masters Programme in Management and Finance that are challenging and specifically designed to develop and enhance career opportunities and to contribute in the dissemination of academic and applied knowledge in business management.

Selection Process of Christ University

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The duration of the Entrance Test will be for two hours. Entrance Test Pattern (First Round and Second Round): 120 Minutes – 120 Questions – 120 Marks. Each Correct Answer carries 1 mark and each Wrong Answer carries -0.25

English Language Comprehension Skills
Verbal Reasoning
General Knowledge, Current Affairs2525
Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical Ability, Fundamental Mathematical Operations2525
Reasoning: Critical, Analytical and Logical2020
Data Analysis and Interpretation2020
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Joint Entrance Test (Delhi University)

The written examination is designed to test the aptitude of the candidates to pursue the BBA/BBS/BFIA/ BBE courses. The selection criteria of the candidates will be based on an objective written test (common for BBS & BFIA programs) followed by an interview and group discussion.
Areas covered: Numerical Ability: 35 Questions, English: 30 Questions, Reasoning: 35 Questions, Business & General Awareness: 20 Questions.
Number of questions: 120 questions | Time: 120 minutes.
Marking: Each correct answer will get a score of plus 3 marks, each wrong answer will get a score of minus 1 mark.

Colleges GeneralSC ST OBCTotal
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (CBS)9328 14 50 185
Keshav Mahavidyalaya237 3 12 45
Deen Dyal Upadhyaya College237 3 12 45

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NMAT -NMIMS University, Mumbai BBA Entrance Exam

Stage 1: All eligible candidates are required to appear for NMAT (C) (National Management Aptitude Test) to be conducted in 4 Metro Cities namely Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.
Stage 2: Candidates will be short listed based on their performance in the Written Test. Such candidates will have to appear for a personal interview at Mumbai at their own cost.

Nature of TestMarks allotted
Total 175 marks
Written Test
150 marks
Personal Interview
25 marks

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To crack the BBA Entrance Exams you require

Proficiency in English Language

  • Extensive vocabulary and correct usage
  • Functional and grammatical knowledge of the language
  • Good reading speed
  • Good creative writing skills in English

Good command over Quantitative (mathematical) concepts

  • Fundamental knowledge of various topics of class IX – XII
  • Mental Math skills and ability to work with options
  • Different and faster approaches to problem solving

Ability to analyze graphically represented data

  • Understand various graphs and interpret data
  • Ability to scan and extract the relevant data
  • Very fast calculation ability
  • Logical reasoning ability

General awareness

  • Current affairs
  • Business awareness

Communication skills

  • Group discussion
  • Personal interview