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BBA (Bangalore University) + International Business Program, Singapore

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – FULL TIME Bangalore university


Major Specializations:

Marketing/ Finance/ Human Resource /Data Analytics

Minor Specialization:

International Business, Top University in Singapore

The key highlights of the BBA program are:

  • 100% faculty with global exposure
  • International mini Internship at Singapore
  • Global teaching pedagogy including real life case studies
  • Practical learning through industry visits
  • Value Added Program focused on building soft skills and management skills to be successful in placement and initial career

ISME, Bangalore congratulates our BBA and BCom students who have aced the Bangalore University Examinations. This has been possible due to the hard work of our students under the able guidance and mentoring of our exceptional faculty and our belief of having smaller batch size of students per class for giving Individual Attention.


Established in July 1964, Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore, aptly hailed as the IT Capital of India. The university is located on a sprawling 1100-acre campus named ‘Jnana Bharathi’. The university was re-accredited by NAAC in the year 2008 with ‘A’ Grade. According to India Today-Nielsen survey, Bangalore University ranks 13th in the list of 50 top universities in India.

overall strengths

International by Credentials and Culture

Global Experiential Learning Program to Singapore:

Our Global Experiential Program for BBA students accelerates their development at an international level by providing them with valuable skills.

A 2-week academic immersion program to Singapore will include-

  • Industrial visits to companies, skill building workshops, campus tours to leading management institutes of Singapore, and an exposure to a new country its culture and attractions.

ISME also facilitates summer programs at London School of Economics (LSE), UK for students

Faculty with International Exposure

All faculty at ISME bring with them an international exposure, which they have gained either by having studied abroad in leading universities or having worked in multinational corporations.

Driven by Excellence

ISME is highly ranked by various organizations:

  • Ranked in the Top 5 B-schools of Bangalore by India Today 2023
  • Ranked 33rd Top B-School, All India ranking by India Today 2023
  • Ranked No.1 B Schools of Super Excellence CSR Ranking 2023
  • Ranked 2nd Best Performing College (2022) in East Bangalore by Bangalore University
  • Ranked as a Top B School for Academic Excellence, Bangalore Management Association 2022
  • Ranked All India 3rd Best Emerging Under Graduation Institute, TOI 2022
  • Ranked 34th All India by Times of India B School Ranking (2021)
  • Recipient of Best ROI since 2006

ISME BBA Students Excelling in Bangalore University Examinations

  • ISME BBA students continue to excel in Bangalore University Examinations: Over 75% students secured first class with distinctions.
  • ISME BBA Batch 2017-20 student is among the Bangalore University Toppers.

Corporate Centric Approach

Industry Interface and Visits

ISME hosts guest speakers and practitioners from the industry regularly for current business updates and to make students aware of international business events and trends.

ISME offers students an industrial internship at the end of 2nd year.

Placement Opportunities Value Added Courses

ISME offers an additional and unique Placement Oriented Value Added Term (POVAT) to groom students for the corporate world. The courses offered are Soft skills, Communication skills, Advanced software tools, resume review, group discussions, mock interviews and management technique review etc.

Future Opportunities

Over 100 companies visit ISME every year for campus placements. These companies straddle various sectors like Technology Enabled Business, Technology Enabled Services, Finance, Analytics, Digital Marketing, Retail etc. Students are also supported and mentored for higher studies in India and abroad.

Student Focused Campus Life

World class infrastructure

A state of the art modern Wi-Fi enabled on-campus residence for boys & girls. It features a State of the Art Auditorium, Open-air Amphitheatre, Cafeteria, Basketball court, Badminton court, Table Tennis table and other sporting facilities with round the clock security.

Life Beyond Academics

For the development of a holistic personality in a nurturing environment, we have various extra-curricular clubs such as Cultural Club, CSR Club, NSS Club, Sports Club (ISME. FIT), Literary & Communication Club and an Entrepreneurship Cell. Co-curricular Labs such as Academic Lab, Finance Lab, HR Lab, Marketing Lab and Analytics Lab.

The BBA program is divided into a total of 6 semesters with specializations being offered in the final year. Below is a brief overview of the BBA program.


After 6 Semesters – Exit Option with Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, BBA Degree

After 8 Semesters – Award of Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree, BBA(Hons.) Degree

Co-and Extra – Curricular Activities (CC& EC*)

 A student shall opt for any one of the following activities in the first four semesters offered in the college
 N.S.S / N.C.C./Rotary Activities / Rovers and Rangers
 Sports and Games / Activities related to Yoga
 A Small project work concerning the achievements of Indian in different fields
 Evolution of study groups/seminar circles on Indian thoughts and ideas
 Interaction with local communities in their neighborhood and learn about and from them
 Exploring different aspects of Indian civilizations
 Other activities such as Cultural Activities as prescribed by the University.


PO1: Functional Knowledge: To prepare students to pursue careers in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource and other functional areas of a company with special reference to MSE sector and to excel in industry / profession through management fundamentals to make them industry ready.

PO2: Skills: To develop entrepreneurs and ethical managers with inter disciplinary knowledge’, strong foundation in critical and analytical thinking skills, IT skills, decision-making skills using analytical /logical reasoning and innovative thinking required to solve managerial problems.

PO3: Soft Skills: To inculcate in students, professional and ethical attitude, effective communication skills, Team Work, leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to relate managerial issues to broader social context.

PO4: Higher Education: To take up higher education to become business scientists, researchers, consultants and teachers with core competencies or to take competitive examinations of UPSC, KPSC, BSRB, Staff Selection Commission etc.



BBA Students get 6 to 10 Add on Certifications in the areas of:

Soft Skills: Team Work, Leadership Skills, Business Etiquette

Communication: Workshop on Communication Skills, Business Communication, Presentation Skills

Software Tools: Certification on Microsoft Office, Advance Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Experiential Learning: Global experiential learning trip, industrial visits, international campus visits,

Entrepreneurship project. Internship between 2nd year and 3rd year.

Career: Workshops on career planning. Training on general aptitude, mock interviews, resume writing.

*Courses offered are subject to modification, based on evolving placement opportunities.

Students get Value Added Certifications from leading institutes of India & Abroad in the areas of:

  • Business Tools – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Digital & Social Media Analytics
  • Python and its applications in HR, Marketing and Finance
  • Financial Planning & Investment Management
  • Data Visualization through Tableau
  • Spreadsheet Modeling

*Courses offered are subject to modification, based on evolving placement opportunities.

The Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS), Germany is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences with more than 9,300 students and about 200 professors,


THWS offers more than 40 Bachelors and Master’s degree program. The program’s cover technology, economics, social sciences, computer sciences, visual design and language.

A memorandum of understanding was signed during the visit of Dr. Rainer Wehner and Dr.Harald Bolsinger to ISME, Bengaluru on February 23, 2024.

The MoU opens doors to the under graduate students of ISME to visit THWS after their 6th Semester for 6 months exchange program and it will allow them to plan their future studies in Europe.

This association allows our students to get a Certificate based on the course taken and avail a complete waiver of Tuition fee (Food, accommodation and transport charges excluded). Top 4-5 students will be selected based on Merit.

Admission to the BBA program at ISME is highly competitive. The Admissions team reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background. An elaborate selection process is followed to ensure quality enrolment.


Candidates who have completed any 2-year Pre-University course of State Board / CBSE/ ICSE/IB or its
Equivalent with minimum 60% marks are eligible for admission into the BBA program. All applicants for BBA degree should have proficiency in oral and written English communication.

General Criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of their predicted grades. Final admission is based on the cumulative assessment of the Class XII results, personal interview and ISME Entrance test or UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) Score or CUET (Common University Entrance Test) Score.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete BBA Application Form (Online)
Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to complete the Application Form, attach the required documents and submit the entire application to ISME’s Admission Office.

Stage 2: Personal Interview (Online / Face to face) & Entrance Test (ISME Entrance test or UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test ) or CUET (Common University Entrance Test))

Stage 3: Admission Decision
Based on the review of the application, test scores and the recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program. Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance from the candidate and the payment of the registration fee. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

*Note – Applicant can apply only once.

Apply Online for BBA