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BBA Admission in Maharashtra 2021 - Dates, Eligibility, Application Selection, Colleges

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: June 11, 2021

BBA colleges generally conduct individual selections for their BBA courses with each college requiring a separate application. Here are the complete details that you need to know about how to take admission to BBA in Maharashtra.

BBA Admission in Maharashtra

Home to the economic capital of India, Maharashtra is a top choice for candidates seeking admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) course. The state is an industrial hub and is the centre of some of the best BBA colleges in India and plenty of job opportunities after BBA for graduates.

There are more than 200 colleges offering BBA in Maharashtra most of which are centred in cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur etc. However, these colleges do not have any centralized or common admission process. Most of the colleges offer admission based on Class 12th Merit or based on their own entrance tests.

In this article, we take a look at the admission process of some of the popular BBA colleges in Maharashtra and provide general information about BBA admissions in the state.

Popular BBA Specializations in Maharashtra 2021

There are a variety of BBA specializations that are offered by Maharashtra's management colleges. Some of these have been given in the following table.

International Business


Computer Application


Event Management

Digital Marketing

Sports Management

Retail Management

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Human Resource Management

Also Read:List of Top BBA Specialisations, Best BBA Courses - Which Course to Choose

Maharashtra BBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

The criteria to be eligible for BBA Admissions in Maharashtra is as follows.

  • The candidate must have completed Class 12th from a recognized board.

  • The candidate must have scored 50% marks in Class 12th (may vary from college to college).

  • Domicile may be required in certain cases.

Maharashtra BBA Application Process 2021

Keep the following details in mind when filling the application form for a BBA college in Maharashtra.

  • Individual colleges release their own application forms for admission to their BBA courses.

  • Visit the official website of your college and directly fill the application form from there.

  • Universities may release a common application form for their affiliated colleges.

  • Make sure you are filling the right application.

Maharashtra BBA Entrance Exams 2021

There is no common entrance test for BBA admissions in Maharashtra State but some colleges conduct their own entrance tests. Here is a list of some of the BBA entrance exams conducted in Maharashtra.


Exam Date

Admission Process Date

DY Patil University Common Entrance Test (DYPCET)

To Be Announced

To Be Announced

Bharati Vidyapeeth Undergraduate Management Aptitude Test (BUMAT)

June 20, 2021

To Be Announced

Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) BBA 2021

June 27, 2021

To Be Announced

AIMA Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) 2021

July 4 & 11, 2021

To Be Announced


June 27, July 2 & 4, 2021

July 15, 2021

Also Read:B.Com Vs BBA - Which is a Better Option After Class 12?

Maharashtra BBA Selection Process 2021

Just like the application process, the BBA selection process of colleges in Maharashtra is also separate for each college. A general outline on how to get admission to BBA colleges in Maharashtra is given below.

  • Fill in the application form for the college.

  • Appear for the entrance test (if any).

  • Get shortlisted based on the entrance test or Class 12th score.

  • Appear for Group Discussion and/ or Personal Interview rounds (if any).

  • Check the merit list of college for admission status.

  • If selected, finalize admission by paying the application fee.

  • If not, check the waitlist to try for subsequent rounds of admission.

Most of the colleges will shortlist candidates using their Class 12th scores. While Group Discussions are rare, some colleges do conduct them but Personal Interviews are far more common.

Colleges release the Merit List and the Waitlist simultaneously on their website. If any candidate on the Merit List gives up their seat or fails to take admission before the deadline, it becomes available for a Waitlisted candidate.

Maharashtra BBA Selection Criteria of Top Colleges 2021

The selection criteria for some of the top BBA colleges in Maharashtra along with their available dates are given in the following table.


Selection Criteria

Last Date to ApplyExam/ Counselling Date

International School Of Business And Media, Nande (ISBM), Pune

Class 12th Merit


D Y Patil University School Of Management (DYPUSM), Mumbai



Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University (BVP)


June 13, 2021June 20, 2021

Amity University Mumbai

Class 12 Merit


IDRAC Business School (IDRAC), Pune

Profile + PI


Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai


June 17, 2021June 27, Jul 2, July 4, 2021

Ajeenkya DY Patil University (ADYPU), Pune



SP Jain School Of Global Management (SPJSGM), Mumbai



Alard Group Of Institutions (AGI), Pune

English Language Test + PI


Symbiosis Center for Management Studies (SCMS), Pune


June 4, 2021June 27, 2021

Sandip University (SU), Nashik

Class 12 Merit


Maharashtra Direct BBA Admissions 2021

Taking direct BBA Admission is possible in various private colleges in Maharashtra based on the application form submitted by the candidate. Colleges may have a portion of BBA seats reserved for direct admission under the management quota. Candidates can apply for admission in these seats direct and confirm their admission after paying the required fee. More information is available at the following links.

Apply for BBA Admission in Maharashtra with the Common Application Form (CAF)

BBA Colleges Offering Direct Admission Without Entrance Test

Looking for information regarding BBA admissions? Check the following articles for details.

BBA Admission Process 2021: Last Date to Apply, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Top Colleges

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

Overall, BBA is an excellent choice of course that can provide a great start to your management career. It is a very versatile course that can equip you with leadership skills for the future.

The course takes you through a mixture of theory-based, case-study-based and practical learning while the 3-year duration of the course means that you graduate and start your career early.

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Is there any centralized counselling for BBA admission in Maharashtra?

No, there is no state-level centralized BBA counselling in Maharashtra. Instead, the counselling/ allotment is carried out by individual colleges or universities.

Is Maharashtra good for BBA?

Yes, Maharashtra has a large number of good BBA colleges and there are excellent career opportunities available in the state. This makes it a good choice for any BBA aspirant.

Who conducts BBA entrance exams in Maharashtra?

Most commonly, BBA entrance exams in Maharashtra are conducted by individual universities.

Is there any entrance exam for BBA admission in Maharashtra?

Yes, there are exams such as BUMAT, DYPCET, AIMA UGAT etc. that are accepted for BBA admission in Maharashtra.

What is the BBA Admission Process of Maharashtra?

There is no common BBA admission process in Maharashtra. Each college/ university has specified its own selection process and criteria.


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