IGNOU B.B.A Admission 2021 – Eligibility, Fee Details, Admission process, Last Date

IGNOU B.B.A Admission 2021: Check out the details regarding IGNOU B.B.A Course 2021Eligibility, Fee, Application Form, Last Date of the exam in this article. Admission to the IGNOU BBA program is offered on a direct basis since it is an open university and the number of seats for each program is unlimited. The application for Indira Gandhi National Open University  Courses is online and registration opens two times a year for January and June Session. Bachelor of Business Administration is a 3-year undergraduate course in Business Management which is considered an ideal degree for students pursuing managerial roles and leadership positions in the future.

 IGNOU B.B.A Admission Overview

Important EventsImportant Dates
Admission commences on
  • July session – Admission starts in the month of February ends in the month of May.
  • January session – Admission starts in the month of August ends in the month of November.
Re-registrationOctober   to February
IGNOU exam form dateOctober
Term End Exam Form SubmissionJuly session – May

January session – October

Term End ExaminationTo be notified
Release of hall ticket10 days before examinations
ResultsTo be notified
Result Revaluation Within a month from the release of results, revaluation of the exam can be requested.

B.B.A full form is Bachelor of Business Administration


The complete form of BBA is a Bachelor of Business Administration. It is a Graduate Degree Programme which is offered in January and July. It comes under the category of  School of Management Studies (SOMS). All the applicants without a formal qualification of 10+2 or its equivalent can take admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program

IGNOU B.B.A Eligibility Criteria

B.B.A(SM)(Bachelor of Business Administration (Services Management)) Degree Eligibility

In order to qualify for admission to this program the student should:

  1. have passed 12th or equivalent qualification from a recognized college as of 1st July 2020.
  2. have reached at least 18 years of age, as of 1st July 2020.
  3. have passed the entrance exam conducted for admission to this program
  4. work / willing to work in the industry as a full-time Intern / Apprentice / Employee.

B.P.P: Bachelor of Preparatory Program.

Last Date for IGNOU B.A.A Admission

IGNOU  Admission Due Date
July SessionApplication form available In the month of November
Last date to fill the application In the month of February
January SessionApplication form availableIn the month of May
Last date to fill the applicationIn the month of August/ September


  • July session – Admission started on 5th may 2019 ended on 15th November
  • January session – Admission started on 6th November ended on 11th February


  • July session – Admission started on 15th November ended on 28th February
  • January session – Cancelled


  • July session – canceled
  • January session – Will be updated soon

How to Apply for IGNOU B.B.A Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU – ignou.ac.in
  • Click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link for fresh registration or else enter your user name and password in the “Registered Log in” section.

Instructions to Fill B.B.A Admission Online

  1. Admission process comprises of the following:
      1. Application:
        • Step 1: Application for Entrance Exam
        • Step 2: Payment for Entrance Exam
        • Step 3: Practice Exam to prepare for Entrance Exam
        • Step 4: Online Entrance Exam
      2. Selection:
        • Step 5: Publishing of list of Shortlisted students on the website
        • Step 6: Filling up Online Form for Workplace by shortlisted students.
        • Step 7: Personal Interview of shortlisted students by Industry Partners offering Workplace.
          Note: In-service students are not expected to fill up the online preference form.
      3. Admission:
        • Step 8: Admission Confirmation by uploading documents and filling up University Admission Form for verification of eligibility by the University
        • Step 9: Payment of Fees by selected candidates
        • Step 10: Commencement of the program / Joining at Work provided by Industry Partner

IGNOU UG Courses 2024

Course TypeCourse NameSelection Basis
Undergraduate.BBA (RL) & (SM)
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 exams in a relevant stream.
BBA RL: Merit Based
BBA SM: Merit and Entrance Based
B.C. A / B. A / B.Sc / B.Com / B.LI.S
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 12th exams or equivalent in relevant stream or subjects

The BBA program has a number of disciplines and courses from different schools of study.

IGNOU B.B.A (Services Management) Subjects

  1. Basics of marketing
  2. Written communication skills
  3. Basic it skills
  4. Internship report (workbook)
  5. Foundations of services marketing
  6. Focus on the customer
  7. Understanding customer requirements
  8. Communication and soft skills
  9. Internship report (workbook)
  10. Introduction to service operations
  11. Service design
  12. Service quality and improvement
  13. Accounting as an information system
  14. Internship report (workbook)
  15. Economy and services
  16. Delivering and performing services
  17. Managing service operations – i
  18. Data processing and reporting
  19. Internship report (workbook)
  20. Managing service promises
  21. Managing service operations – ii
  22. Service entrepreneurship
  23. Research process
  24. Internship report (workbook)

IGNOU B.B.A (Retailing) Subjects

  1. Overview of Retailing
  2. Retail Marketing and Communication
  3. Retail Management Perspectives and Communication
  4. Customer Service Management
  5. Internship and Viva-Voce
  6. Buying and Merchandising-I
  7. Store Operations-I
  8. Human Resources
  9. Business Organisation
  10. Business Communication and Entrepreneurship
  11. Marketing
  12. On the Job Training and Viva-Voce
  13. Buying and Merchandising-II
  14. Retail Operations and Store Management-II
  15. Visual Merchandising and Store Management
  16. Customer Value Management
  17. IT Application in Retail
  18. Marketing

IGNOU B.B.A course Fee details

  • The student has to pay Rs. 20,000/- per year
  • Additionally, the student has to pay an examination fee of Rs.150/- per course for appearing for the term-end examination conducted by the University.

Process of payment of program fees
Fees should be paid online at the time of admission.

Based on the marks obtained by the student in Courses, as per the evaluation system, the Bachelor of Commerce with Major in Administration and Corporate Affairs shall be awarded as per the following marking scheme:

Unsuccessful Below 35%
Pass 35% – 49.9%
Second Division 50% – 59.9%
First Division 60% and Above

Examination Form of B.B.A Course

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the Examination Form for taking an examination in any course. You have to pay Rs 60 per course for the term-end examinations

Admit Card of B.B.A Course

After receiving the examination forms, the University will send the admit card before the commencement of the exam.

Examination Centre

Your college is normally your examination center.

Declaration of Result of B.B.A Course

It is your duty to check whether you are registered for that course and if you are eligible to appear for that exam or not. If you neglect this and take the exam without being eligible for it, your result will be dismissed.

Re-evaluation of B.B.A Course: Answer Script(s)

The students, who are not satisfied with the marks/grade awarded to them in the Term-end Examination may apply for re-evaluation within one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. the date on which the results are available on the University’s portal on payment of Rs 500 per course.  The better of the two scores of original marks/grades and marks/grades after reevaluation will be considered and updated in students’ records.

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