Top 5 BBA Entrance Exams: Know Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria and Selection Process
Sreetama Datta, 13 Apr 2018

With most of the BBA entrance exams scheduled in April and May, aspirants planning to pursue their Bachelors in Business Administration programme are gearing up for preparation. Along with their board exam, they must also select the BBA entrance exams to appear for. Careers360 brings top five BBA exam pattern and their respective selection procedure. Candidates who are yet to select the exams to appear for, can refer to the list below to know the details of the test in terms of exam pattern, eligibility criteria, selection process and participating institutes. 

According to the written exam pattern for the admission year 2018, most of the BBA entrance exams test the basic knowledge on Quantitative Aptitude, General English, Analytical Reasoning and General Awareness.

BBA entrance exams like DU JAT, GGSIPU CET BBA, NPAT BBA, SET BBA and IPMAT are among the top tests for management programmes at undergraduate level.

While final selection at the University of Delhi colleges, Symbiosis Institutes and IPM of IIM-Indore give weightage to other factors that may include Personal Interview and class 12 results, admission to GGSIPU colleges and NMIMS is based on merit list prepared on the basis of written exam performance.

The marking scheme for all the five exams except SET BBA carries negative marks for incorrect answers. SET BBA does not penalise student for wrong answers.


The table below brings you details on top BBA exams and their respective Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Marking scheme.

 Selection Process:


Selection process


Written Exam Pattern

Marking Scheme for Written test

Participating Institutes


Written Exam-65%;

XII Result-35%




60 percent in four papers

including English

and three other subjects*


Total No of Question: 100

Test Duration:120 minutes

Sections:  Quantitative Ability; Reasoning and Analytical Ability; General English; Business and General Awareness

+3 for correct answer and -1 for wrong answer

Colleges offering BMS, BBA, BFIA programmes affiliated by University of Delhi


Written Exam followed by Counselling



50 percent aggregate &

Pass in Eng

Total No of Question: 150

Test Duration:150 minutes

Sections:  English Language & Comprehension (25%); General Awareness-(25%);

Logical and Analytical Ability (25%); Aptitude relating to the field of Management and for Communication Skills-(25%).

+4 for correct answer and -1 for wrong answer


Colleges offering BBA programmes affiliated by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi


Performance in the entrance test


10+2 Appeared/

Cleared in 1st


60 percent aggregate;

Should not be more than 25 years of age

Total No of Question: 120

Test Duration: 120 minutes

Sections: Proficiency in English Language- 50;

Quantitative & Numerical Ability-50; Reasoning & General Intelligence- 50


Full marks for correct answer and - 1/4th of the marks allotted to that question for wrong answer


Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce at Mumbai, Bangalore, Navi Mumbai and Indore campuses


Written Exam-

50 percent

GD/PI/WAT-50 percent

10+2 Appeared/

Cleared with 50 percent aggregate

Total No of Question:  150

Test Duration: 150 minutes

Sections: General English-40;

Quantitative-40; General Awareness -40; Analytical and Logical Reasoning- 30


No negative marking for wrong answers


SCMS Pune & Noida

SLS Pune, Noida & Hyderabad 


Written Exam-50 percent;

WAT-15 percent

PI-35 percent

10+2 Appeared/

Cleared; 60 percent (55% for SC, ST, PWD) in X

& XII or SAT(1)

Score of 1600/2400

Age not > 20 yr on

30 June (22 for reserved category candidates)

Total No of Question: 100

 Total Duration:120 min

Sections: English- 40; Quantitative Aptitude- 60


+ 4 for correct answer and

 -1 for wrong answer

 IIM Indore

* Any three from these subjects: Accountancy, Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Geography, History, Informatics Practices, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

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