Top 30 Things You Do Not Know About The BBI Course Of Mumbai University

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Are you interested in banking? Would you love to build up your career in banking / insurance sector? Have you dreamt of being a banker or insurer in future? Do you want to play an influential role in the banking and insurance industry?

So let me tell you that in banking and insurance, there are various great opportunities that can build a rewarding career.

But would you like to first know how to build a strong base to get into this industry? Then let me present to you the 30 things you should know about the BBI course of Mumbai University:

1) The full form of the course name ‘BBI’ is Bachelors in Banking and Insurance.

2) BBI Course was started by Mumbai University in the year 2003-04.

3) BBI course is a 3-year degree that is offered by Mumbai University in more than 50 Commerce colleges in Mumbai.

4) BBI course has 6 semesters wherein each year is divided into 2 semesters.

5) BBI course’s academic year starts in June and ends in March.

6) A BBI course student studies 38 subjects and undertakes 2 main projects in the 3 years course.

7) The BBI course is introduced by Mumbai University in order to provide trained professionals in the Banking and Insurance sector.

8) BBI course aims to provide basic understanding about the functioning of banking and insurance industry to the students.

9) The BBI exam pattern is worth 100 marks. Students have to appear for 75 marks external / theoretical exams and 25 marks internal exams in all the 6 semesters.

10) The internal assessment includes presentations, class tests, attendance, projects and other activities. It may vary from college to college. The external exam can be a 2.5 hours theory / practical written examination conducted by the college at the end of each semester.

11) The admission intake capacity of majority of Mumbai colleges for this course is 60.

12) BBI course is a full-time course which involves the students to get insights about the various aspects of banking and insurance i.e. financial investments, economics, communications, legal issues etc.

13) The BBI students are expected to take correct decisions, make proper analysis of the situations given and ensure that their decisions are executed properly.

14) BBI course not only aims to provide banking and insurance knowledge but is also framed to develop the overall personality of the students so that they can face the industry challenges and build a successful career with a positive and international outlook.

15) BBI course has 60 lectures per semester and the duration of each lecture is expected to be around 40-50 minutes.

16) BBI students are expected to have 75% attendance in each semester. If they fail to attend lectures due to any reason, they will not be allowed to appear for their semester exams.

17) The BBI course content includes subjects like: Financial Services Management, International Banking and Finance, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, Auditing, Central Banking, International Business, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Turnaround Management and so on.

18) During the BBI course, students do get placed in reputed national and international banks, insurance companies and financial institutions for internships and jobs. (P.S. Internships or jobs depends on the placement committee of the college / interest-level of the students to take up internships / jobs while studying)

19) BBI students also get to attend guest lectures and seminars organized by various colleges where industry experts come to interact with the students on course-related subjects and other areas of general interest for the students.

20) The BBI course fees ranges from college to college. Normally, students pay around Rs. 20,000 – Rs. 25,000 per year. And the 3 year total course fees comes to around Rs. 60,000 – Rs. 75,000/- (excluding the cost of stationary and books)

21) For any 12th standard student who wants to get admission to the BBI course, he / she has to have scored minimum 50% in their 12th class from any board / university.

22) BBI aspirants can take admission to the BBI course in June month of every year in any of the Mumbai colleges as soon as the 12th Class results are declared.

23) If a BBI student fails to attend the lectures regularly / he fails to pass the internal and external semester exams, then he gets ATKT (Allowed to Keep Terms) and has to clear the ATKT exams before he enters the final year university exams.

24) The top BBI colleges in Mumbai include: H.R. College, Hinduja, Jai Hind college, NM college,  Lala Lajpatrai college, Sydenham college and Somaiya college.

25) After completion of the BBI course, students can opt for MBA in Banking, PG programs in Banking and Insurance, M.Com in Banking and Insurance or enrol for IBPS / private bank exams and get entry level jobs in banking and insurance sector.

26) An average BBI fresher gets salary of Rs. 8,000/ to Rs. 15,000/- pm.

27) BBI graduates can also plan to take up Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Accountancy (CA), Company Secretary (CS) after few years of experience in the related sector / field.

28) BBI graduates can apply for jobs in Insurance companies, private and nationalized banks, finance sector, income tax / accounts department of MNCs, part-time lectureship, BPOs and so on if they do not want to pursue masters’ programmes.

29) Reputed banks wherein BBI students can apply for jobs / internships are: SBI, Axis, Allahabad Bank, HDFC Bank, Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank and so on.

30)  The most popular BBI college festivals are: Synergy (SIES College), Kiran (KC College), Manzil (Ratnam College), Entourage (Jai Hind College) which is conducted during the months of December – February every year in Mumbai.

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33 Responses to Top 30 Things You Do Not Know About The BBI Course Of Mumbai University

  1. nidhi July 22, 2015 at 2:18 am #

    We are well satisfied with the information provided by you. Thanks for developing our knowledge.

  2. sunil November 29, 2015 at 9:53 am #

    thank u so much sir for providing this knowledge to us for information about bbi course.

  3. Pawar mayuri mahendra January 7, 2016 at 6:09 pm #

    Thanku so much for this information about bbi course

  4. sanjana koli February 13, 2016 at 9:12 am #

    Thank you so much.. providing this information.. thanx

  5. shubham March 1, 2016 at 3:03 pm #

    Tx sir that you provide information about bbi cource

  6. dhanshree March 7, 2016 at 10:56 am #

    thank u so much it ll help me most…..

  7. Siddharth March 20, 2016 at 5:59 am #

    Thnq sir, 4 providing information about the bbi cource..!

  8. abhishek April 21, 2016 at 4:14 pm #

    its reall good nd hlpful …. thanku

  9. Paras April 23, 2016 at 6:39 am #

    sir how can we apply for this course

  10. Ajit April 28, 2016 at 5:08 am #

    I would like to thank you mumbai university, that you aware me about Bbi course and it will help me most

    • Rameshwari sonawane May 22, 2016 at 2:41 am #

      Thank you so much. .provide this information

  11. Anchal Sureka May 7, 2016 at 5:57 am #

    thank you for the information, its really very helpful

  12. Sahil mhatre May 28, 2016 at 8:56 am #

    Thanks for the information about bbi

  13. adnan rafiq shaikh June 3, 2016 at 4:25 pm #

    Can I get admission in BBI but I got 51% in hsc plzz tell me answer

  14. Soumita June 12, 2016 at 12:17 am #

    I m jst completed my 12 commerce in this year with sp subject n I got 74%..but I m totally confused about the further studies so please suggest me a good course with a future’s good scope.

  15. piya roy June 13, 2016 at 6:59 am #

    sir in nm college bbi course iz there or not??plzzz help

  16. piya roy June 13, 2016 at 7:02 am #

    sir in nm college bbi course iz there or nt..plzzz hlp

  17. Ritik dwivedi June 21, 2016 at 4:36 pm #

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  18. yashika June 23, 2016 at 5:29 am #

    Thnq for providing such a helpful information

  19. sharan August 25, 2016 at 4:16 pm #

    thank you so much sir good knowledgeable information to given for bbi course

  20. Divya upadhyay November 29, 2016 at 4:32 am #

    Thank you for your this information lam satisfied with your information

    Thanks again

  21. Kavita January 29, 2017 at 3:46 pm #

    Thanku so much for your information..
    Can you please give the detail information about courses which we can do after bbi..
    And how can we apply for this…
    Pls reply as soon as possible…

  22. Sonali May 12, 2017 at 11:04 am #

    I failed in 1 and 2 sem externals so can I get admision in second year bbi

    • Sonali May 12, 2017 at 11:07 am #

      Plzzzzz help me now reply me as soon as possible

  23. Nidhi May 16, 2017 at 6:38 pm #

    If we only do BBI course what will be our starting salary in government or private banks
    After doing this course we will get direct job or we have to give us some exams.. thanks for giving such info

  24. Priya May 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm #

    Thanks the article was very useful

  25. Aniket Koli June 18, 2017 at 6:16 am #

    I have got more information than enough from your website

  26. Abdul gafoor June 21, 2017 at 10:42 am #

    After BBI can I do CFA plzz tell me if yes

  27. Vishwa Shah August 16, 2017 at 4:41 pm #

    NM College doesn’t have BBI.
    Also, there are totally 44 subjects now.

  28. Nilam Shinde February 6, 2018 at 11:19 am #

    plz tell me…can I doing BBI from university?

  29. Nidhi rai March 17, 2018 at 4:30 pm #

    Is there any course called Bim?? and watch are there scopes in future??

  30. Saikumar June 21, 2018 at 4:47 am #

    If a student of a BBI failed in second semester then what suppose to do please suggest me

  31. Ankit August 21, 2018 at 3:29 pm #

    Hii i am ankit singh. I am in 12th standard currently and after reading these tips. it helped me a lot in taking the right initiative in choosing right college and right course under BBI. Thanks a lot bro.

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