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BBA Admission in Karnataka 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application, Specializations, Selection

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: June 14, 2021

Here is what you need to know before applying for admission in a BBA college in Karnataka. Check the popular entrance exams and selection criteria of top colleges.

BBA Admission in Karnataka

Karnataka is one of the best choices for a student interested in pursuing a management course after Class 12th. Located on the South-Western coast of India, Karnataka is the largest state in South India. It is home to Bangalore, a city that has been crowned the Silicon Valley of India, and the state' economy is the fourth-largest economy in India.

Bangalore is also known as the startup capital of India. Some of India's most successful startups, including Flipkart, Swiggy, Zoomcar, Zivame etc. all find their roots in Bangalore. Hence, it does not come as a surprise that Bangalore is also one of the most popular cities for BBA in India.

A majority of BBA colleges in Karnataka are also located in Bangalore. There are ample career opportunities after BBA available in Karnataka for any young management professional. In this article, we go into detail about how to take BBA Admission in Karnataka.

Popular BBA Specializations in Karnataka 2021

Karnataka has over 150 BBA colleges offering the course in various specializations. Some of the most popular BBA specializations offered by colleges in Karnataka are given below.




Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Human Resources Management

Business Analytics

Karnataka BBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

The eligibility criteria for BBA admissions in Karnataka is usually set by individual colleges but it is common across most of the colleges.

  • The candidate must have passed Class 12th exams or equivalent from a recognized board.

  • A min. of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam.

Optional Criteria

  • The min. percentage required can be different for different colleges.

  • Some colleges or specializations may have Maths and/ or English compulsory.

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Karnataka BBA Application Process 2021

BBA Applications in Karnataka are released at the individual college level. Candidates must select the college(s) that they are interested in and fill a separate application form for each college. The general application process is given below.

  1. Visit the official website of the college/ university you wish to apply to.

  2. Click on the link to fill the college's application form.

  3. Go through any instructions provided on the registration page.

  4. Register with your email address and mobile number.

Following are some of the most popular BBA entrance exams conducted in Karnataka.


Last Date to Apply

Exam Date

CUET 2021

June 28, 2021

AUSAT 2021


June 16 - 26, 2021



June 17 - 18, 2021

Also Read:List of BBA Entrance Exams 2021: Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Application Form

Karnataka BBA Selection Criteria of Top Colleges 2021


Selection Criteria

Presidency College, Bangalore

Class 12th Score + Personal Interview

Christ University, Bangalore

Christ University Entrance Test + Micro Presentation + Personal Interview

Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS), Bangalore

Class 12th Score

Krupanidhi Degree College, Bangalore

Merit based on Class 12th Score

Jain University (JU Bangalore), Bangalore

Jain Entrance Test + Group Discussion + Personal Interview

Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences (MSRUAS), Bangalore

SAT/ COMEDK/ Uni-Gauge Score

Alliance University, Bangalore

Alliance University Scholastic Aptitude Test (AUSAT) Score

Mount Carmel College (MCC), Bangalore

Mount Carmel Management Aptitude Test (MCMAT) + GD + PI

GITAM (Deemed To Be University), Bangalore


International School of Business and Research (ISBR), Bangalore

Class 12th Scores + ISBR Aptitude Test + PI

Karnataka Direct BBA Admissions 2021

There are a number of BBA colleges offering direct admissions in Karnataka but many conduct entrance tests for admission. However, colleges may keep some seats reserved for candidates under the management quota.

Candidates can fill the application form for the college or contact the admissions department for information on management quota admissions. Candidates will be allotted a seat after they complete all of the admission formalities and pay the stipulated fee.

Looking for an easy way to fill BBA college application forms? Need more information or help regarding BBA admissions? Check out the links given below.

Apply to Top BBA Colleges with the Common Application Form (CAF)

Ask Your Doubts on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone

To discuss your admission requirements, just give us a call on our Toll-Free Student Helpline Number 18005729877.

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Which entrance exams are conducted for BBA admissions in Karnataka?

The majority of BBA colleges in Karnataka accept admissions based on Class 12th score. However, some conduct their own entrance exams such as GITAM GAT, CUET. MCMAT etc. Colleges may also accept scores of common exams such as SAT, COMEDK etc. for admission.

Which are the best colleges for BBA in Karnataka?

There are many good colleges offering BBA in Karnataka. Some of the top choices include Christ University, GITAM University, Presidency College, Mount Carmel College etc.

Is 50% enough to admission to a good BBA college in Karnataka?

Most of the BBA colleges in Karnataka have 50% as their eligibility criteria. However, the actual percentage cut off can go higher, depending on the applications received by a college.

Which are the popular BBA specializations in Karnataka?

Popular BBA specializations in Karnataka include Finance, Aviation, Logistics & Supply Chain Management etc.

Is BBA from Karnataka good?

Yes, Karnataka is home to some of the top colleges for pursuing BBA in India, and it offers great job opportunities as well.


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