BBA Distance Education from IGNOU

IGNOU Distance BBA

BBA Distance Education from IGNOU

BBA is a bachelor’s degree in business administration.Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is an undergraduate course for management and is considered to be the foundation to MBA. However, BBA is not a mandatory obligation to pursue Management at higher level, it undoubtedly forms a platform for MBA better than any other course at Bachelor’s level. It is a professional degree that familiarize students with the fundamental features of business management by teaching management skills, organizational behavior, market trends, business strategy, financial accounting, competition, entrepreneurship development, finance and capital management, eCommerce, retail, marketing and communication. These topics forms the basic foundation stone of BBA and also MBA/PGDM.

Based on the popularity of the course, BBA is offered at almost all the universities and institutes in India and it is not restricted only to regular colleges, this course is also made available at open universities for distance education in the country. Indira Gandhi national Open University (IGNOU) being one of the open universities. IGNOU is one of the reputed university known for its distance education. It is a UGC approved and NAAC ‘A+’ accredited Central University. It offers many courses through distance learning and online classes. It offers BBA courses in Retail and offers its students to choose the mode of education i.e. in Hindi, or in English. The BBA course follows a modular method, i.e. the candidate will be awarded with different certifications with the completion of each stage of the course. If the candidate successfully completes first year then they will be awarded with a Diploma in Retailing certificate. In successful completion of second year, they will be given an Advanced Diploma in Retailing certification. Finally upon completion of third year of the course, they will be given the Bachelor of Business Administration certificate.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification :Candidate must have completed 10 +2 or equivalent degree from any recognized institution.

Age Requirements:The minimum age of the candidates must be 18 years and maximum age up to 24 years can apply for the course. There is 1 year relaxation in the maximum age for highly skilled and talented students.

Course Duration and Fee

Duration : The minimum course duration is 3 years and the maximum course duration is 6 years .

Fee structure: The total course fee for 3 years BBA program is Rs.27,000.

Admission Procedure

There are two types of admissions to the BBA Distance Education from IGNOU.

  • Direct Admission
  • Sponsored Admission

Direct Admission

The university provides reservation of seats as per the Government of India rules. Prior to the selection of candidates, personal interview will be conducted at the concerned regional centers of IGNOU. The interview will be conducted by the Regional Director, in consultation with the Program Coordinator. The scoring of the candidates will be done based on their appearance, ability to communicate, attitude, mental alertness, general awareness. Each of these shall carry maximum of 10 marks. A candidate must score at least 25 marks out of 50 to qualify.

Sponsored Admission

If the candidate is an employee of a retail company, then the employer can nominate the candidate for the program. The employer here is called the sponsor of the candidate. The sponsor will have to submit a letter on the company’s letterhead issued by a competent authority along with the nominated candidate’s individual application form with the course fee through a Demand Draft drawn in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

Comments ( 54 )

  • MBA TOURS

    Great Article

    • Gopal

      Hi, i am 30 years old. I am self employed.i have completed 10+2 in commerce from other country. Can i join ignou for the further study? looking for your guide

      • Admin

        Yes,You can do courses from IGNOU.For further details kindly fill the enquiry form on the page.

      • Mamta Bhandari

        Hi,I am 29yrs old and 10+2 i have done in 2007 ,so now can i join BBA Course in IGNOU collages.

        • Admin

          Hi Mamta,
          From IGNOU,BBA course has maximum age limit 24 years,But you can do BBA from other private university.

    • Sudesh kumar

      my qualification 10+2 in medical subject. i would like to join in BBA in HR from IGNOU plz help me.

      • Admin

        Hi Sudesh,
        You can do BBA from IGNOU.In BBA specialization is not present(like HR). After BBA you can do MBA in HR.For further information,Kindly fill the form.Our counselor will guide you

  • Manisha

    Hi , Thanks for your beautiful help. Your article helped me a lot and clear all my doubts. Your writing style is very impressive and effective. Keep up your good work. Thanks for sharing

    • Admin

      Thank you so much Manisha

  • IMedia Solutions

    I was searching for the good topic to research and read, I got it this article on your blog, Thank you so much.

  • BAMADEV MURMU

    Hello sir/madum after Diploma Engg. admission in BBA posible.

    • Admin

      Yes, the weightage of diploma is equivalent to 12th. So no worries about qualification. However many universities provide admission with merit.

  • S.N Tiwary

    Information provided is very useful. The only thing that is missing is when will the admission commence for 2019 batch.

  • Bibekananda Sahoo

    Hi, I am 30 years old. Currently working with a MNC as a Manager-India Refractory Market. I would like to join either MBA/BBA in corresponding course. My qualification is 10th+Diploma in Ceramic Engineering. Is it possible to join directly in MBA or any suitable way to pursue MBA? Please guide what to do for getting my aim for higher qualification.

    • Admin

      Kindly fill out the form on the website.Our Counselor will get in touch to you.

  • Nekbar Hossain

    I am service in central para military forces. I am interested any distance course. Can I help for how I will admission.

    • Admin

      Hi Nekbar,
      You have not tell your educational qualification.So we can’t help you.Kindly fill out the form on the website.Our Counselor will respond as soon as possible.

      • Nekbar Hossain

        I m serving central para military forces in communication side. I m 10+2 pass. I m interested distance education. Plz help me.

        • Admin

          Hi Nekbar,
          We received your details.Our representative will contact you ASAP

  • Nandan

    Searching for bba admission

    • Admin

      Hi Nandan,
      Kindly fill the form so that our counselor can assist you

  • Roma

    Hello,
    I am 30 plus, i have completed 10+2 in Science, want to go for BBA course. I would like to get some assistance on this request.

    • Admin

      Hi Roma,
      You can do regular and distance BBA courses.If you are in working then go for distance course.Kindly fill the form on page with your details,So that our counselor can assist you

  • Akshay

    Want to know more about BBA one year course

    • Admin

      Hi Akshay,
      There is no one year BBA courses.All BBA courses are 3 years

  • Amrutha

    Hi am writing this for my brother.he is working in now in abroad.can i know whether the exam for BBA distance education is done in semester wise or annuall.And also about the exam schedule.

    • Admin

      Hi Amrutha,
      BBA exams are semester wise.you can find the details on IGNOU website .IF not found , you can contact us.

  • Bikash chhetri

    Hello, i am 22 years old i want to do bba in retail mangement can i do this course.my qualifications 10+2.I am a fresher.please reply.

    • Admin

      Yes ,you can do BBA.Kindly fill the form so that counselor can help you.

  • Raghu Das

    Hello…. my age is 26+ . I was completed 10+2. I am a govt. Employee, so can i do BBA course in distance?

    • Admin

      Hi Raghu,
      Yes ,you can do BBA course from distance learning.Kindly fill the form so that our counselor can guide you

  • Sachin

    Hello sir. First of all Your blog is too good and I liked your replies to everyone. My Question is I did 12th in science stream with 55% so can I take admission in BBA in igneous?? It’s merit system to get admission??

    • Admin

      Hi Sachin,
      You can do BBA from IGNOU.For this you have to apply on IGNOU website.After that you have to attend a personnel interview at regional center.If you selected ,you get the admission.IGNOU provide BBA in Retail Only.If you want do BBA from private universities then you can do from AMITY,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details fill the form ,our counselor will provide all details.

  • Girija

    I want BBA Course to complete in 1yr

    • Admin

      Hi Girija,
      BBA courses are 3 years of duration.You can’t do it in one year.

  • Ravi Shankar

    Hi i m ravi Shankar and I m 26 years old. Can I join bba course…?
    Plz give me some suggestions for about course

    • Admin

      Hi Ravi,
      If you want to do BBA from IGNOU, you have to apply online on IGNOU website.IF you get selected you have to attend a personal interview at regional center .If you get selected you get admission.IF you want BBA from private universities,then you can do from AMITY,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details fill the form ,our counselor will provide all details.For more info follow this link:http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/soms/programmes/detail/290/2

  • Smriti Singh

    I am from kolkata.Could you please tell me how can i get the information regarding BBA course. Actually I had a talk with the regional centre but couldn’t understand what he was trying to tell. So could you please help me out with the admission process.

    With regards,
    Smriti Singh

    • Admin

      Hi Smriti,
      If you want to do BBA from IGNOU,For this you have to apply on IGNOU website.After that you have to attend a personnel interview at regional center.If you selected ,you get the admission.But,IGNOU provide BBA in Retail Only.If you want do BBA from private universities then you can do from AMITY,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details fill the form ,our counselor will provide all details.for more info follow this link:
      http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/soms/programmes/detail/290/2

  • Abhijith

    Sir , I’ve completed diploma in Mechanical engineering directly after 10th . So no plus 2 .
    Am I able to join BBA

    • Admin

      Hi Abhijith,
      For BBA course 10+2 is must.But why you want go for BBA.You can go for B.Tech by lateral entry scheme.

  • Raja Goswami

    I am 45 years old can I join for BBA distance course?

    • Admin

      Hi Raja,
      There is no age limit for distance BBA course(except some universities),So you can do BBA from any private university.

  • Akash

    Does, lgnou provides bba course.

    If it does, then how much fees it demands for whole course..

    • Admin

      Hi Akash,
      IGNOU provide BBA courses in Retail Management.Its fees around 27000.

  • Gunjan Gole

    Hello, i want know whether ignou allow bba correspondence course for one year drop students and with 40 to 50% marks.

    • Admin

      Hi Gunjan,
      IGNOU allows drop students and 40 to 50% marks for BBA admission.If you want to do BBA from IGNOU, you have to apply online on IGNOU website.IF you get selected you have to attend a personal interview at regional center .If you get selected you get admission.IF you want BBA from private universities,then you can do from AMITY,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details fill the form ,our counselor will provide all details.For more info follow this link:http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/soms/programmes/detail/290/2

  • Ravinder singh

    My daughter want to study BBA from distance education.She passed 12th with 75% marks.what is the procedure?

    • Admin

      Hi Ravinder,
      If you want to do BBA from IGNOU, you have to apply online on IGNOU website.IF you get selected you have to attend a personal interview at regional center .If you get selected you get admission.IF you want BBA from private universities,then you can do from AMITY,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details fill the form ,our counselor will provide all details.For more info follow this link:http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/soms/programmes/detail/290/2

  • Ahmad Reshad

    Hello sir ,
    Im student of BBA 6th in kabul Afghanistan, in Afghanistan the duration of BBA is 4 years and 8 semester.
    In july i will travel to germany because of my job and i have to leave university, i decided to study online and when i search about distance universities IGNOU is the best, and i want to transfer credit at IGNOU, please help me sir and tell me how can i do it…
    Thank you…

    • Admin

      Hi Ahmad,
      In my information, IGNOU does not provide distance courses in Germany.You may try some university in Germany which provide BBA with credit transfer system.I am providing email id and Contact No. of IGNOU international division so that you can further enquiry.Email id:- internationaldivision@ignou.ac.in , Contact No:-+91-+91-011-29533987,29571684,Fax No:-+91-+91-011-29535502.

  • Devashish Gaur

    Hello, I.want to do BBA distance course from IGNOU.i am running in 34.can I do please suggest

    • Admin

      Hi Devashish,
      Maximum age limit from IGNOU BBA course is 24 years.But you can do BBA from other private universities like Amity,NMIMS,SMU,Symbiosis etc.For more details kindly fill the enquiry form on website

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