BBA in Marketing Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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BBA in Marketing is a 3-year undergraduate course which is offered by many reputed institutions throughout India. The course aims at teaching students the basic and the most important marketing skills to promote their product, company, and services. It teaches them business management skills and prepares them for the industry environment. To pursue this course, the students should have completed their XII from a recognized board.

Some colleges offering BBA in Marketing are:

The admissions are mainly on the basis of merit-lists but some universities also conduct entrance tests.

Symbiosis conducts SET to give admission in BBA. SET 2020 is scheduled for the first week of May (tentative). The last date to submit application forms will be in April. To know more, click here.

BBA in Marketing takes students through the principles of management, business economics, marketing management, business mathematics, and the various fundamentals of computer systems. The average course fee ranges from INR 2-6 Lakhs.

Those who complete this course can work with banks like SBI and the Deutsche Bank and also with multi-national companies like Nestle, Mudra, Deloitte, Amazon, Capgemini, TCS, Wipro Limited, etc. They get to work on profiles like Marketing Executive, Advertising Executive, Sales Manager, Market Research Analyst, etc. The average starting salary is INR 3-6 Lakhs.

BBA in Marketing: Highlights

Course Level Bachelors
Examination Type Semester-wise/Year-wise
Eligibility for the program 10+2 qualified from a recognized school.
Duration of the program 3 years
Average Tuition Fee INR 2-6 Lakhs
Average Salary (per annum) INR 3-6 Lakhs
Job Profiles Marketing Executive, Advertising Executive, Sales Manager, Market Research Analyst, etc.

BBA in Marketing: What is it about?

BBA in Marketing is a branch of management that deals with the concepts of business management. It acquaints the students to marketing theories and principles to prepare them for the industry. This course is divided into six semesters. The first four semesters cover subjects common to all programs in BBA. The last two semesters of this program focus solely on marketing as a specialization. The field of marketing is quite diverse as it applies universally to every industry.

This course encompasses traditional as well as new approaches towards marketing and enables the students to deal with real-life problems in the industry. The specializations on offer in this course are special product marketing, advanced social media marketing, search engine marketing, business marketing operations, integrated online strategies, advanced mobile marketing, business economic programs, advertising management, interactive marketing, advanced email marketing, entrepreneurship and small business development, marketing and research, advanced interactive marketing, international marketing, and accounts and bookkeeping.

Anyone who is fascinated by marketing can opt for this course. Students with self-confidence and strong awareness of current affairs are fit for this course. This course is meant for the candidates who are blessed with excellent communication skills, teamwork, ability to motivate and problem-solving. The aspirants who are tactful in client dealing and possess patience and business and expertise are meant for this course.

BBA in Marketing Subjects List

The following table gives a brief insight into the syllabus of BBA in Marketing.

Marketing Concepts Principles of Sales Management
Market Segmentation Marketing Audits
Marketing Ethics Consumer Behaviour
Brand Management Business Laws
Economic Analysis Industrial Marketing

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BBA in Marketing: Colleges

Institute Name Location Average Fees (per annum)
Flame University Pune INR 7,70,000
Quantum University Roorkee INR 70,000
Assam Down Town University Guwahati INR 1,10,000
International School of Management Excellence Bangalore INR 1,95,000
IMS Unison University Dehradun INR 1,50,000
ICFAI University Dehradun INR 2,61,000
Global Business School and Research Centre Pune INR 78,000
Sharda University Greater Noida INR 1,53,000
GLA Institute of Business Management Mathura INR 80,000
Medi-Caps University Indore INR 75,000
Symbiosis International University Pune INR 2,90,000
Manipal University Manipal INR 1,49,000
Shobhit University Meerut INR 50,000

BBA in Marketing: Eligibility

The eligibility conditions of this course state that the candidate should pass the senior secondary examination from a recognized board. the candidate should have done 10+2 from a school which is affiliated to a well-recognized board. The student should also have obtained the minimum marks required as mentioned by the universities individually. The range varies from 45%-55%.

BBA in Marketing: Admission Process

The admissions to this course are done through both entrance tests and merit-basis. While there are many universities which release the merit-lists, the trend of conducting entrance exams for giving admissions in BBA in Marketing is increasing every year. The common entrance exams that are required to pass for this course are SET, NMATSAT, etc. Other than these, some institutes may conduct their own tests and take admission on the basis of scores of the tests. There are some institutions which take students through direct entry. Christ University is one of such institutes.

Entrance Mode

The top entrance exams for Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Marketing) are:

  • SET: Symbiosis Entrance Test is the examination conducted by Symbiosis International University for selection of candidates for undergraduate courses. It is held in May every year across various cities in India.
  • SAT: It is an entrance exam for selection of candidates for undergraduate courses in institutions by testing their mathematical, verbal and written skills. It is held in January, May, and June.

The list below displays the common syllabus for different entrance tests:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Critical Reasoning

Selection Process

The selection process differs from one institute to another. Scores of entrance test are accepted by most of them. However, some of the institutes require further filtering. It is done by conducting personal interviews for those who qualify the entrance test. The ones clearing the interviews are selected.

BBA in Marketing: Distance Education

This course is also provided in distance education mode in some colleges. The eligibility criterion is the same for pursuing this course. When this course is pursued in distance education or correspondence mode, the course duration can go up to 6 years.

BBA in Marketing: Scope

BBA in Marketing Jobs

The major recruiting companies are:

  • SBI
  • TCS
  • Nestle
  • Mudra
  • Deloitte
  • Amazon
  • Capgemini
  • Wipro Limited
  • Deutsche Bank

The major profiles are:

  • Sales Manager
  • Marketing Executive
  • Advertising Executive
  • Market Research Analyst

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Higher Studies

For higher studies, people can choose:

Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Marketing) Fee Structure in India

9.90 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES8.41 L  (Maximum Fee)
1.26 L (Average Fee)
2.44 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES13 L (Maximum Fee)
3.23 L (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] (Marketing) Fee Structure By state


2.29 L
55.76 KPrivate COLLEGES9.10 L
3.40 L


56 K
60 KPrivate COLLEGES8.29 L
4.45 L


58.55 K
62.40 KPrivate COLLEGES8.70 L
2.21 L


8.41 L
1.05 LPrivate COLLEGES8.41 L
3.17 L

Tamil Nadu

47.63 K
6.75 LPrivate COLLEGES6.75 L
6.75 L


32.77 K
1.57 LPrivate COLLEGES1.57 L
1.57 L


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27 Reviews found out of 177274

8.5 /10

Admission :

The admission procedure is simple, I had to fill up my form, they came to my city took an interview and I got selected, the admissions before covid-19 were supposed to start from February only, I took bba here because of the subjects they provide along with they let you take two specialised subject for final year, the curriculum was well structured, the return on investment is also good as the average package of BBA goes around 4-5lakh.

Course Curriculum Overview :

There was going to be a industrial visit this year but due to Covid-19 situation it is cancelled, apart from that you really can't complain about the curriculum as they are structured to benefit the students, exams are taken as two mid terms along with assignment, class performance and presentation are taken into consideration with a final exam of 100 marks, a total of 6 semester will be there.

Faculty :

The teachers here are very helpful, you can ask the teacher for any help, and the coordinator of BBA are the best, once j have called our coordinator in the evening on a holiday and they picked up my call and resolved my issue, not only for BBA the coordinators for every course in this university are very helpful, the teachers here are very understanding, with high knowledge.

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8.2 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course structure of the course focuses on skill development, which plays a really important role in every aspect of our professional as well as personal life, their are some really good subjects such as critical thinking, business ethics, Communication and much more also with each semester you get to choose your elective subject along with the other core subjects, elective subjects have played a very important role in developing my personality, there are many versatile elective courses such as management lessons from mythology, gender equality, creativity, leadership, vedic maths and much more. Talking about the examination pattern - we have a moodle examination in the starting of a semester which is an MCQ based exam, after that we have our subject and Communication viva followed by internal and external written examination, also the Participation evaluation in class while discussion of topics is calculated. The teaching method ranges from case study, role play and much more.

College Events :

Talking about the events, we have a wide range of events - cultural, management, literary. Our college conducts IMAGE management fest each year, a national level fest where we get a really good participation, along with that we are also given the chance to develop our skills by participating in events and fest of different colleges, recently i got a chance to participate in movie making by IIM Indore and it was really a bookmark experience for me, also got the first runner up position for the same. I would say you would really earn a good experience from each and every events here. I myself have developed my personality with the help of experience i've got in from here and a plus point is you also get to develop your CV.

Campus Life :

The extracurricular activities offered are really amazing, we have workshops, sports activities and various different clubs i.e.- public speaking club, case study club, writing club, photography club and much more. All of these clubs are handled by students, also often workshops are conducted on versatile topics, it doesn't limits to the course we are persueing. It helps us to understand the opportunity that lies all around.

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8.5 /10

Admission :

The procedure is simple. Once you go to college. All the teachers would be there to assist you. You just have to fill the form and pass the minimum criteria of admission. That is, 70% and more than 70% marks of students, will lead to admission. Also, no entrance test. You can go only by filling the form.

College Events :

Events are must and GLS doesn't fail to surprise you. Vielen +, MUN's, Mock Parliament, Dance, Humour hub, Every sport, Table tennis, Dance, Drama, etc. Every activity is being concerned and executed very well. Also, GLS doesn't force you to part in any event. If your good then has a hand on it.

Campus Life :

Campus life is Amazing. You would find everything you want. It's amazing, incredible and worth remembering. GLS has it's a unique way of living. It's like my second home. It gives me, a lot of exposure to everything. After lectures, I usually sit in canteen or garden. It feels like heaven.

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8.0 /10

College Events :

The fests held by the college was absolutely worth to be a part of. The college organizes both cultural and management fests on National level, with more than 500+ participants from all over the nation. The organization and management during these fests of the college is very much commendable.

Placement Experience :

Companies like Tata, Godrej, ICICI bank, HDFC bank, Byju's, Kotak, Airtel, Asian Paints, Angel Broking, Arvind Infrastructure Limited, Alembic Pharma visit our campus for placements. One of the students from my senior batch, got placed in Byju's with a package of 6 lakh rupees.

Campus Life :

Infrastructure wise GLS lacks facilities. For example, there's a common sports ground for students of all the department. We had a mini library, equipments in the computer lab was upto the mark. The classrooms are fully air conditioned. There's no elevator in the college.

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9.8 /10

Campus Life :

The campus is like a movie Boss You have from sports to gym, clubs, parks, temple libraries all are available on the campus.

Placement Experience :

Placement is pretty good 99.9% get placed in this college U will get big companies which are come from all over India

Course Curriculum Overview :

I choose because I love management and my background is in business

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