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IGNOU Admission to BBA (Services Management) for January 2020 Session

IGNOU BBA Services Management Admission 2020 - Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in collaboration with the Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) announces the admission to the Work-based "Bachelor of Business Administration (Services Management)" for the January 2020 Session.


Program Details

BBA (Services Management)

  1. The program has been specially designed for young aspiring professionals who want to pursue a bright career in ever growing service industry.
  2. This is a degree with a difference!
  3. Students of this degree program are expected to work in real life work environment of a service sector company for continuous three years.
  4. It gives an intensive exposure, expertise and experience to the students in real life work environments of industries. In this program students are expected to study practical skills in a workplace which is provided by the industry in form of real workplace and study theory through eLearning.


Salient Features

  1. Education, Experience & Earning at the same time.
  2. Practical experience in a company for 3 years while pursuing studies.
  3. Monthly stipend as indicated by the company.
  4. 3 Years Degree Programme (2 semesters each year)
  5. The student will get a BBA degree from IGNOU & work experience certificate from the company on completion of the programme.
  6. Work-based e-Learning with mentoring by industry professionals.
  7. Learning materials to be provided in a Laptop / Tablet / Smartphone.


Duration of the Degree Program

  1. 3 years, 6 semesters
  2. Association with the industry partners for internship at workplace is 3 years only.
  3. Validity of registration is 6 years from the date of registration.
  4. In order to qualify for the award of BBA (SM) degree the candidate shall be required to complete the full programme and pass the examination/s that may be prescribed by the IGNOU for the degree. The minimum duration of the Programme is 3 years and the maximum duration is 6 years.
  5. Further, the student needs to complete all the work based components of the programme (assignments and the internship reports) while s/he remains attached to the LCs for 3 years and can complete rest of the programme including the TEE within the maximum period of 6 years.


Eligibility Criteria

  1. BBA(SM)(Bachelor of Business Administration (Services Management)) Degree Eligibility
  2. In order to qualify for admission to this programme the applicant should:
  3. have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized institution
  4. have attained at least 18 years of age as on January 1, 2020.
  5. have passed the entrance examination conducted for the purpose of admission to this programme
  6. be working in services industry as a full time intern / Apprentice / Employee


Admission Process

  1. For seeking admission into this programme candidate has to appear in the Entrance Test conducted for this purpose. After qualifying in the Entrance Test the candidate has to appear for the interview for industry internship which will be arranged by MKCL
  2. After getting an internship the candidate has to apply to IGNOU for admission to this programme. Candidates already working with a company can apply for Entrance Test, clear the same and then apply to IGNOU for admission to this programme after seeking the consent from the company. After confirmation of the admission by the University the student will be given an enrolment number and admitted to the programme.
  3. Step by step admission process is made available on the program website ignou.mkcl.org or bbaworplace.mkcl.org


Entrance Test

  1. Entrance Test shall be conducted in online mode and through secured browser.
  2. Candidate can appear for the Entrance Test on specific date and time as per mentioned on the program website
  3. Candidate is required to ensure availability of technical infrastructure before appearing for Online Entrance Exam such as Laptop / Desktop as per requisite specifications, internet bandwidth, web camera, etc.
  4. Candidate is required to appear for Mock Test so as to get acquainted with the user interface and technical environment
  5. Candidate can appear for the Mock Test any time from the date of application till a day prior to the main Entrance Examination
  6. Candidate can appear in the Entrance Test only once in an admission cycle
  7. The Test will have 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of 2 marks each and the total Marks will be 100
  8. There is no negative marking
  9. The duration of the test is 60 Minutes
  10.  The fee for appearing in the Entrance Test is Rs. 150/-


Topics for Entrance Test are

  1. Quantitative Aptitude 10 Questions
  2. Logical Reasoning 15 Questions
  3. English Language Skills 10 Questions
  4. Information Technology Skills 15 Questions
  5. Candidates who clear the Entrance Examination shall be required to fill up Preference Form for
  6. Workplaces offered by the Industry Partners.
  1. Candidates shall be called for the Internship interview based on the merit and preferences given by the candidate for the Workplace
  2. Industry partners offering Workplace shall conduct selection process as per their norms


Fee Structure

  1. The student has to pay Rs. 20,000/- per year during the period of the programme (i.e. 3 years).
  2. In addition, the student also has to pay examination fee as per the University norms (presently Rs.150/- per course) for appearing in the examination conducted by the University.


Credits System

  1. The programme will be of 132 credits. The weightage of each credit is 30 hours of study. Detailed credit weightage of each course can be seen from the ‘Programme Structure Section’.
  2. Medium of Instruction and Examination is English


Application Procedure

  1. The details of Industry Internship availability are given on the website. For pursuing this, programme students have to reside at the place wherever they are selected for the internship
  2. For more information about the entrance Exam, online application and other details visit website ignou.mkcl.org or ignou.ac.in and bbaworkplace.mkcl.org


Important Dates

  1. Admission Notification 10th December 2019
  2. Filling up Online Application for Entrance Test including payment of entrance test fees 10th December to 20th December 2019
  3. Online Entrance Test: 22nd December 2019 (8:00AM to 7:00 PM)
  4. Uploading list of shortlisted candidates on website 27th December 2019
  5. Filling up Online Preference Form for selection of Workplace by shortlisted candidates 30th December 2019 to 05th January 2020
  6. Personal Interview of shortlisted candidates by Industry Partners offering Workplace: 06 to 15th January 2020
  7. Declaration of result of personal interview 16th January 2020
  8. Filling up of University Admission Form along with Payment of Fees by selected candidates Upto 20th January 2020
  9. Confirmation of admission by the University 28th January 2020
  10. Commencement of the program / Joining at Workplace provided by Industry Partner 01st February 2020


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