BBS : Bachelors in Business Studies

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The education of future managers will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, the fieldwork is made and essential academic requirement for the third year students in all elective courses of the sectoral management area.

The students will undergo a field work and spend two weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the Department/Campus. After the field work, the student will write a field report on the format prescribed by the FOM and submit it to the department for evaluation. The students may also be asked to present the report to the general class and or faculty members. The evaluation of the report will be made by a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the Office of the Controller of Examinations. The field work should relate to the student's specialization and the sectoral elective.

The student must complete the prescribed number of hours of practical work in all courses requiring such work to the satisfaction of the concerned department. The final practical examination will be conducted jointly by a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the Office of the Controller of Examinations.

A student will have to pass the theoretical, practical and field work examinations separately in all the courses having theoretical, field work /or practical components.


Realizing the importance of a concrete curriculum with the need of the hour composition and structure in the total academic pattern, the curriculum for BBS degree comprises of four separate and distinct course components as follows:

1. A strong foundation in allied areas of business such as language, economic analysis, legal environment, and quantitative methods to prepare graduates to understand, analyze and comprehend the management concepts, theories and practices.

2. Core business studies encompassing and integrating all functional areas to provide graduates with an appreciation to diversity and inter-relationship of business and management issues.

3. The opportunity to concentrate in one area of specialization such as accounting, finance, human resource management, management science, and marketing in order to provide graduates with some degree of functional expertise.

4. The opportunity to choose any sectoral management area such as tourism, cooperatives transport, hotel and small business, as an elective course to enable graduates to apply the core and functional knowledge and skills in their chosen sector of business.


The purpose of the first year program is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to comprehend the business concepts, theories and practices. The first year program is organized into following compulsory and core courses.


English Analysis (100 Marks)

Economic Analysis (100 Marks)

Business Mathematics and Statistics (100 Marks)

Principles of Management (100 Marks)

Cost and Management Accounting (100 Marks)


Year - II

The purpose of the second year program is to provide basic concepts, tools and an understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The Core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic in the broad area of business studies. The second--year program is therefore organized into following core and compulsory courses:


Accounting for Financial Analysis 

and Planning (100 Marks)

Fundamentals of Marketing (100 Marks)

Financial Management (100 Marks)

Foundations of Human Resources 

Management. (100 Marks)

Legal Environment of Business. (100 Marks)


Year -III

 In the third year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular functional and sectoral area of business studies. Building on a foundation laid in the first and second years, the principal mission of the third year is twofold:

(i) To enable the students to concentrate in one functional area of business. FOM offers five steams of concentration:

a) Accounting
b) Financial
c) Marketing
d) Management, and
e) Management Science

(ii) To provide opportunity to students to select any Sectoral Management area as an elective courses for the integrated application of knowledge, concept and skills acquired from the core and concentration courses.

The Third year program is therefore organized into the following concentration and elective courses:

  •  Concentration I
  •  Concentration II
  •  Concentration III
  •  Elective (Sectoral Management Area)




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