Top 8 BBA Distance Education Colleges in India

BBA Distance Education

BBA is an undergraduate course for management studies and is considered to be the foundation to MBA. However, BBA is a close obligation to pursue Management at higher level; For-sure BBA forms a platform for MBA better than any other parallel bachelor’s course. It’s a professional degree that acquaint students with the fundamental features of financial accounting, business management by teaching management skills, organizational behavior, market trends, business strategy, competition, entrepreneurship development, finance and capital management, eCommerce, retail, marketing and communication. The subject forms the basic foundation stone of BBA and also MBA/PGDM.

According to the popularity of the course, BBA is offered at almost all the universities and institutes in India and bba is not restricted only to regular universities, this course is also made available at open universities for distance education in the country. Pursuing BBA from an Open University has its own benefits of continuing studies along with other jobs; it allows candidates to spare time for preparation of competitive exams, etc. Some of the top BBA Open universities in India include IGNOU, AMITY University, Sikkim Manipal University. Here’s the list of top Open Universities in India along with detailed description.

1. INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU)

ignou imageIGNOU is one of the most reputed universities known for its distance education. It is a UGC approved and NAAC ‘A+’ accredited Central University. It offers BBA courses in General and Retail, The BBA course follows a modular method, i.e. the candidate will be awarded with different certifications with 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.

IGNOU BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

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

BBA Course Duration and Fees:

BBA Course Duration: Minimum course duration is 3 years and maximum course duration is 6 years.

IGNOU BBA Fee structure: Total course fee for 3 years BBA Program is Rs.27, 000.

2. THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYSTS OF INDIA (ICFAI) UNIVERSITY

icfai-university logoICFAI University offers higher education in the field of management with numerous specializations. It is known to be one of the best universities for distance learning with a concept of ‘Learning for Leadership’ and executing better education patterns in the Indian education system. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program is designed for students who wish to choose a career in management and aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the basics of management.

ICFAI BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

Age Requirements:There is no minimum age requirement.

BBA Course Duration and Fees:

Duration:Minimum course duration is 3 years and maximum course duration is 6 years.

ICFAI BBA Fee structure: There are 2 options for fee payment:

Particulars Payment Types Amount in Rs.
Option I Admission fee Program Fee – Year 1 TOTAL 4,000 10,000 14,000
EMI Facility
Option II Initial Payment (by DD/Credit card) Balance amount to be paid through 3 Equated Monthly Installments (EMIs) 4,000 3,650

Admission Procedure:

Students can apply for the course though ICFAI’s official website. There is no enrollment of foreign citizens into the program due to visa restrictions. Candidates must make sure that their application consists of following enclosures:

  • Application form for enrollment into the program
  • Copies of certificates of DOB and educational qualification
  • Recent colored photograph affixed in application form
  • Photo copy of ID proof
  • Fee remittance form
  • Demand Draft/Credit card merchant slip towards the payment

No application of any candidate will be entertained if it will not satisfy the eligibility criteria.

3. AMITY UNIVERSITY

amity-university logoAmity University is one of the established private university in India known for its management and engineering courses. Distance BBA from the university covers all important features of business administration such as accounting, business law, marketing, financial management, etc. It offers in-depth learning of theoretical conceptions and practical application of strategies in the organization. This helps in developing knowledge and skills to apply real-time business.

AMITY BBA Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification :Candidate must have completed 10 +2 or equivalent degree from any recognized institution. Candidates whose first language is not English must have completed at least three years of academic qualifications under English medium.

Age Requirements:There is no minimum age requirement.

BBA Course Duration and Fees:

Duration :It is a 3 years degree program.

AMITY BBA Fee structure :There are 2 options available for payment:

Option 1: Full fee payment – One-time fee of INR 1, 12,200/-

Option 2: Semester wise fee payment – INR 20,400/- for each semester, up to 6 semesters.

AMITY BBA Admission Procedure:

Admissions to the course are open throughout the year as per the schedule:

  • Students enrolled after august and up-to February are eligible to appear semester exam held in June.
  • Students enrolled after march and up-to august are eligible to appear exams held in December.

Candidates can apply online with required information and the confirmation of receipt will be sent within 10 days of application along with allotment of student ID.

4. SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY – DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION (SMU-DE)

smu logoSMU-DE is one of the best universities for distance education in India. It offers various management programs, one of them being BBA. BBA degree builds a right platform for every budding entrepreneur or management professional by covering the basic important features of business administration.

SMU BBA Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification :Candidate must have completed 10 +2 or equivalent degree from any recognized institution with 50% marks in aggregate for general and 45% for SC, ST and OBC along with adequate expertise in English.

Age Requirements : There is no minimum age requirement.

SMU BBA Course Duration and Fees:

Duration :It is a 3 years degree program.

SMU BBA Fee structure :There are 2 options available for payment:

Option 1: Full fee payment – Lumpsum fee of  INR 89,375

Option 2: Semester wise fee payment – INR 16,250/- for each semester, up to 6 semesters (includes exam fee of INR 5000/-)

Admission Procedure:Candidates can apply online with required information. University appointed counsellor will collect the basic details of the candidates and help them fill the application form with documents. After the online payment and submission of form, University will process the application, verify details and notify the admission status.

5. SURESH GYAN VIHAR UNIVERSITY

suresh-gyan-university-logoSuresh Gyan Vihar University is a leading private university in India offering distance education in various courses such as BBA, BCA, MBA, MCA, etc. BBA provides students a core mandatory courses in computer application, general business law, finance, marketing, economics and management along with ‘hands on’ training. It helps students acquire knowledge in logical reasoning, business management, presentation and communication skills which helps to groom the student’s overall personality.

SGVU BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

Age Requirements :There is no minimum age requirement.

Course Duration and Fees:

Duration :Minimum course duration is 3 years and maximum course duration is 6 years.

SGVU BBA Fee structure :There are 2 options for fee payment:

Option 1: Full fee payment – For Indian students a lumpsum fee of  INR 72,000/- and for international students a lumpsum of $ 3200

Option 2: Admission fee for Indian students is INR 26,400/- and INR 13,200/- for rest 5 semesters and for international students is $ 850 on admission and $ 700 for remaining 5 semesters.

SGVU BBA Admission Procedure:Candidates can apply online with required information. After receipt of complete set of documents and application fees, the enrollment number would be generated and within 21 working days the students should receive the enrollment number and study materials.

6. ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY

annamalai-university logoAnnamalai University is one of the top universities in India providing distance education on various courses. All the programs offered by the University – Directorate of Distance Education has been approved by the UGC, DEB and AICTE. It offers BBA in Computer Application, Financial planning, business application, applied management, telecom management, banking and taxation, retail management, tourism and hospitality management, marketing and human resource management and aviation and Pharmaceutical management.

ANNAMALAI BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

Age Requirements :There is no minimum age requirement.

Course Duration and Fees:

Duration : It is a 3 years degree program.

ANNAMALAI BBA Fee structure : Annual payment of INR 8500/- for 1st year and INR 7000/- each for 2nd and 3rd year. Additional application and prospectus fee is INR 150/- and cost of books is INR 1500/- per year.

ANNAMALAI BBA Admission Procedure:

Candidates can apply online with required information and should be sent to University along with Demand Draft drawn in favor of the Director, DDE, Annamalai University payable at Annamalai Nagar.

Candidates can also opt for Spot admission where selection will be made by the study center and should be confirmed by the director. For getting spot admission, candidates must submit and attached the required documents with the application form.

7. LOVELY PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY (LPU)

lpu logoLPU is one of the most popular private University in India offering various distance learning programs. The BBA program offers an ideal combination of theory and practice to provide a concrete foundation in general business management with the choice of specialization. It allows progress of talents, increase efficiency and improvement of a new learning culture with use of advanced technologies.

LPU BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

Age Requirements : There is no minimum age requirement.

Course Duration and Fees:

Duration : Minimum course duration is 3 years and maximum course duration is 6 years.

LPU BBA Fee structure : INR 49,500/- per semester for 6 semesters. Scholarships are also available on the basis of score/marks secured in the boards or qualifying LPUNEST exams. Scholarship is provided to students securing 70% to 98% of aggregate marks in boards or 90% marks in LPUNEST or top 10% students of LPUNEST.

LPU BBA Admission Procedure:Candidates can apply online with required information and should be sent to University along with Demand Draft drawn in favor of ‘LOVELY FACULTY OF DISTANCE EDUCATION’, payable at JALANDHAR. The university will send the status of the candidates admission via e-mail/SMS  within 2 months of the submission of application form.

8. PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY

PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY LogoPondicherry University is a old university in Pondicherry, India. Founded by the Government of India in 1985, Pondicherry University is a collegiate university with a jurisdiction spread over the Union Territories of Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It has 55,000 students in its 90 affiliated colleges including 10,000 students in the distance education mode. The current strength of students studying on-campus stands at 6,500.It has introduced innovations like the Choice-based Credit System and on-line admission for postgraduate studies.

PONDICHERRY BBA Eligibility Criteria:

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

Age Requirements : There is no minimum age .

BBA Course Duration and Fees:

Duration : Minimum duration is 3 years and maximum course duration is 6 years.

PONDICHERRY BBA Fee structure:

1st Year….Rs.3500

2nd year….Rs.1350

3rd year….Rs.1350