As the days of XIIth board exams approaches, the advertisements of various coaching centres reaches its peak for preparing you to get into the professional courses offered by DU . BBE holds a place amongst them. Bachelors in Business Economics or BA (Honours) Business Economics is a three year undergraduate professional courses offered by the faculty of applied social sciences and humanities under the University Of Delhi.

Started in 1995 in two colleges , BBE has emerged as an popular course of the University Of Delhi. The course is now offered in 10 colleges namely :
Bhim Rao Ambedkar College

Shivaji College

College of Vocational Studies

Gargi College

Lakshmibai College

Maharaja Agrasen College

Ram  Lal Anand College (Evening)

Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College

Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College

Any student with 60% aggregate in class XIIth with  mathematics and english is eligible  to apply for the course. Also a minimum of 60% in economics is indispensable for admission in BBE.  The 550 seats in BBE are filled through 50% weightage to the entrance test and 50% weightage to the marks scored in class XIIth. 

The six semester programme is designed to use the economic applications  in working of an enterprise. Basically this course a mix of intellectual growth and corporate exposure which includes  a study of economics, econometrics besides seven other specializations such as finance, marketing, quantitative techniques, international business, services (both financial and non-financial), entrepreneurship and  computers.

The industrial trips gives an opportunities to the students to look beyond the academics and understand the practical aspects of a business. Various inter-college events and festivals are also organized for the overall development of a student in different colleges. 
Often compared with Economics Honours , it is a more applied course while the former is a broader and theoritical version involving core study of Economics.

The most important yet dilemmatic  factor for a student is the future prospects of BBE . Most of the students are not very clear with the prospects of BBE and most of them have a question bothering their minds – “What after BBE ? “. 

A BBE graduate can easily fetch jobs in field of insurance, finance, consultancy, banking, stock markets, advertising and market research.  Also they can apply for Indian Economic Services (provided they opt for post graduate degree in Economics or Business Economics), Reserve Bank Of India and other Govt. exams including Civil Services etc. The central placement cell offers decent placements to the students and the on campus recruitments record good placement in MNC’s and in leading corporate firms like Capital IQ, DTZ, E Value Serve, Hewitt India, Reliance Life Insurance, Gopal Group, BIFM, Adroit Financial Services . 
The BEPC (Business Economics Placement Cell) is being planned to maintain a good record of placement for the students pursuing this high demand professional course.

For further studies a student can opt for masters in business economics , economics , business administration , commerce law etc. 
If you have an soft inclination towards economics and are interested in gaining knowledge in diverse fields beyond economics , BBE is an apt option for you . 

With a decent placement record , BBE has turned out to be one of the most sought courses of the University Of Delhi .
If you aspire to become a Business Economist, you could proudly say “Your Economy Is My Business!”

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