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Bachelor of Business Studies Vs Business Economics (BBS Vs BBE) - Which is Better?

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: October 28, 2021 09:44 am IST

Out of all the popular management courses, BBE (Bachelor of Business Economics) and BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies) is preferred by a number of students. Find out which one is the best option for you. 


Choosing a course after class 12 is a tough decision to make. Be it Commerce stream, Humanities or Science, there are a plethora of options for you to choose from. If you are interested in the management field, then you can check out the top management courses after class 12.

You would be surprised to know that BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) is not the only choice you have. Out of all the popular courses, BBE (Bachelor of Business Economics) and BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies) is preferred by a number of students. If you are also interested in either of them but are confused about which one to choose then this article is for you.

In this article, you will see the similarities and differences between BBE and BBS with respect to every aspect of the courses. This will help you make a choice for your future.

Business Studies Vs Business Economics (BBS Vs BBE) - Highlights

Course Features



Full Name

Bachelor of Business Studies

Bachelor of Business Economics





Focus Area

Developing analytical and logical skills pertaining to business management.

Developing an understanding of the financial factors of the business world.

Course Type

Degree Programme


3 Years


10+2 or equivalent

Course Fee

INR 30,000 to INR 40,000 per annum

INR 1.23 LPA to INR 3.12 LPA

Average Salary



Business Economics Vs Business Studies (BBE Vs BBS) - Major Subject Studied

While the Bachelor of Business Studies course more focuses on subjects related to the management aspect of a business, the Bachelor of Business Economics focuses on, as the name suggests, understanding the finance and economics of a business. Here is a comparison of major subjects studied in BBE Vs BBS.



  • Mathematics for Business and Economics

  • Statistics for Business and Economics

  • Economics of Money - Banking and Finance

  • Fiscal Economics

  • Basic Financial Accounting

  • Economics of Growth

  • Indian Economy

  • Financial Markets

  • International Economics

  • Economic Reforms

  • Macro Economics

  • Economics of Firm Strategy

  • Entrepreneurial Development

  • Econometrics

  • Legal Aspects of Business

  • Fundamentals of Management

  • Organizational Behavior

  • Business Communication

  • Marketing Management

  • Cost and Management Accounting

  • Quantitative Techniques for Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Financial Management

  • Project Management and Entrepreneurship

  • Legal Aspects of Indian Business

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

  • Business Policy and Strategy

  • Production and Operations

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Business Studies Vs Business Economics (BBS Vs BBE) - Which is Better for an MBA?

Before we answer this question, the one thing you must know that the MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme, mostly, does not have any subject-specific requirements. Which means that candidates from any discipline can apply for the programme.

Now, the answer to this question depends on your interests. If you are looking for managerial positions, then MBA after BBS would help you get that. But, it can’t be said that BBE does not prepare you for business as possessing financial management skills is indispensable to run a business.

Also Read:Why B.Com is a Good Option for MBA?

Business Economics Vs Business Studies (BBE Vs BBS) - Which Has Better Career Option?

Listed below are the job types and employment areas that you can explore after completing BBE Vs BBS and if you are wondering which one of BBS and BBE offers a better salary then check out the table below.




Employment Areas/ Job Types

  • Stock Markets

  • Consultancy Services

  • Banks

  • Insurance Companies

  • Business Development Hubs

  • Business Analyst

  • Business Planning and Finance Analyst

  • Medical Economics Manager

  • Marketing Management

  • Banks

  • Business Consultancies

  • Export Companies

  • Finance and Accounting Management

  • Financial organisations

  • HR Management


The average initial salary can range from INR 2 LPA to INR 7 LPA.

The average initial salary can vary from INR 3 LPA to INR 5 LPA.

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After going through the differences between BBE and BBS, you must have come to a conclusion of whether to choose BBS or BBE after 12th. But, if you still have any doubts, clear out your queries by asking our experts through the Q&A section. You can also fill our Common Application Form if you are looking for the best guidance on getting admission to management colleges.

Stay tuned. Good luck!


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