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Why Pursue BBA after 12th?

Abhinav Chamoli
Abhinav ChamoliPublished On: July 21, 2021

Choosing a course can be very confusing after class 12th. Fortunately, there is a course that is not only mainstream but also highly beneficial. Here are some of the reasons why you should pursue BBA after class 12th.

Reasons to Pursue BBA / BBS after 12th

Students who have completed class 12th are often confused about what course would be the best to pursue after school. It is very important at this point to consider all options carefully. There are quite a few courses available for class 12th and BBA is one of them.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is one of the most popular courses after 12th. There are multiple reasons behind BBA being one of the topmost choices of candidates after Class 12th. The course is especially preferred by Commerce students who want to join the management sector. However, what makes the course even more popular is that it is open for students from other streams as well, including Science and Arts.

BBA provides an excellent start to a candidate's career. The rise of BBA as a mainstream course started in the nineties and the course has turned out to be a frontier in undergraduate education particularly in the last decade or so. A number of other courses similar to BBA also offer good opportunities. These include Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS), Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) and Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS).

Here are the reasons why BBA should be your choice of course after class 12th.

Reasons to Choose BBA after Class 12th

There are many reasons why BBA can prove to be an excellent course to pursue after completing class 12th. Some people consider BBA only because they want to go for an MBA afterwards. While this is not a bad approach, there are many other reasons to go for BBA.

1. BBA is a professional degree.

BBA is a course that is designed to help a student get ready for the industry. Students in a BBA course learn a variety of subjects ranging from Finance and Accounting to Marketing and Sales. These skills and attributes are high in demand and a must for any student who wishes to pursue a career in business management and administration.

Another benefit of BBA being a professional course is that it provides excellent placements. The placement rate of BBA students is one of the best in the industry. The average salary earned by a BBA graduate is upward of Rs. 4 LPA, which is more than many other undergraduate courses.

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2. BBA has a versatile and updated course curriculum.

Students of the BBA course are not only imparted theoretical knowledge but also provided practical exposure as well. BBA students have a good hold on how to use the knowledge and skills developed during the course in a professional setting. The course even involves lessons on improving communication skills and personality development, which not only help in getting a better job but are also great for your own development as well.

On top of that, most of the top BBA colleges keep the course curriculum of BBA updated as per the industry standards. This means that students are always learning new and updated information, which is highly beneficial for any fresher in a business management role.

3. BBA portrays clarity of career choice and provides job satisfaction.

Going for a professional course in management early on gives a clear impression that a student wishes to get into the field of business management and administration. Plus, when you decide upon a career choice this early on, it pushes you ahead than a vast majority of the population. This also develops a clear-minded approach towards your career pathway.

The headstart provided by BBA also helps to keep you ahead of the competition not only in terms of job position and salary but also in planning for the future. The managerial skills learned in the course can also be used in the starting and management of one's own business. Thus, it is also a good choice of course for budding entrepreneurial.

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4. BBA prepares you for multiple sectors of business management.

BBA covers all of the different aspects of business administration. This makes a BBA graduate eligible to work in any part of the business be it Marketing, Operations, Sales, Finance, HR etc. For those students who have already made up their minds about the management sector that they wish to join, there are plenty of BBA specializations to choose from that can help them build expertise.

It is quite common for BBA graduates to be hired as trainees in corporate roles and then changing career pathways if they find themselves not suitable for the chosen niche or if they find another job role more satisfactory. A student who has studied BBA can add value to almost any of the roles assigned to him/her.

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5. BBA is a future-proof course.

BBA is a course that is expected to stay relevant for the foreseeable future. Not only is this because of the versatility of skills taught as part of the course but also because of the options that are available to students after BBA. Most of the students who have completed a BBA course opt to take up a professional role. A majority share of the students is given job offers in campus placements itself.

Some students opt to go for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) directly after completing BBA while many others do so after gaining some work experience. An MBA degree further enhances the value of BBA and allows students to explore more growth and career opportunities in their desired field. To help you get started, we have included the list of popular colleges that are known for their BBA programmes.

Popular Colleges for BBA in India

The table below contains the list of colleges known for their BBA courses in India.

CollegeLocationCourse Fee
(in Rs. lakhs)
Amity UniversityJaipur5.04
SAGE UniversityIndore1.50 - 2.55
People's UniversityBhopal0.90 - 1.95
Institute of Management - Christ UniversityBangalore4.95
3-Country 4-year BBA - SP Jain School of Global ManagementMumbai39.00
Jagannath UniversityBahadurgarh1.95 - 4.05
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU)New Delhi0.45
Madras Christian CollegeChennai0.91
BSE Institute LimitedKolkata2.58
Manav Rachna UniversityFaridabad4.53 - 7.38

These were some of the reasons why we think you should go for a BBA course after completing Class 12th. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone. Our experts will help resolve any of your doubts. You can also check these other related articles that will help you decide the best course for you after Class 12th.

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