Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Insurance – BBI Course

Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Insurance popularly known as BBI is an undergraduate commerce programme. BBI provides a greater in-depth knowledge of various features of Banking, Insurance and other financial services. The University of Mumbai started the Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Insurance) course in 2003-04.The total time taken to complete this course is 3 years which comprises of six semesters, with each year being divided into 2 semesters. The syllabus of BBI covers 38 subjects and 2 projects on banking and insurance of 100 marks each, which are to be submitted in the third year. This course also provides the students an insight about Insurance & Banking which includes financial investments, economics, communications, legal parameters, etc. With the BBI qualifications, students can take up promising banking jobs or they can do a PG course in Banking and Insurance and climb higher up the ladder in future.

BBI Course Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are eligible for the examination only if they satisfy following condition:

  • Applicants should be passed in Higher Secondary Certificate examination or its equivalent examination with specialization in any of the areas of Arts, Science or Commerce from the University can apply for this course.
  • Applicants must pass from the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination or Diploma course in any Engineering Branches to apply for the admission.
  • Applicants should score at least 50% of aggregate marks to apply for this course.

BBI Course Syllabus

First Semester

  • Environment and Management of Financial Services
  • Principles of Management
  • Effective Communication – I
  • Economics – I (Micro)
  • Quantitative Methods – I
  • Introduction to Computer Systems

Second Semester

  • Principles and Practices of Banking and Insurance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Effective Communication – II
  • Economics – II (Macro)
  • Quantitative Methods – II
  • Business Law

Third Semester

  • Laws Governing Banking & Insurance
  • Financial Management – I
  • Management Accounting
  • Customer Relationship
  • Information Technology in Banking & Insurance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Taxation of Financial Services

BBI Course

Fourth Semester

  • Universal Banking
  • Financial Management – II
  • Innovations in Banking and Insurance
  • Corporate Law and Laws Governing Capital Markets
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Financial Markets
  • Cost Accounting of Banking & Insurance

Fifth Semester

  • Marketing in Banking & Insurance
  • Financial Services Management
  • International Banking & Finance
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Auditing
  • Banking Project – 100 marks

Sixth Semester

  • Strategic Management
  • Central Banking
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management in Banking and Insurance
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Turnaround Management
  • Insurance Project – 100 marks

BBI Course Exam Pattern

Credit Based Evaluation System

Scheme of Examination

The performance of the learners will be evaluated in two Components. One component will be the Internal Assessment component carrying 25% marks and the second component will be the Semester-wise End Examination component carrying 75% marks. The allocation of marks for the Internal Assessment and Semester End Examinations will be as shown below:-

  1. a) Internal Assessment–25%(25 Marks)

 

For Courses with Practical

Sr. No.ParticularsMarks
1One class test *20 Marks
2Active participation in routine class instructional deliveries and overall  conduct  as  a  responsible  learner,  mannerism  and articulation  and  exhibit  of  leadership  qualities  in  organizing related academic activities05 Marks

For Courses without Practical

Sr. No.ParticularsMarks
1Semester End Practical Examination20 Marks
Journal05 Marks
Viva05 Marks
Laboratory Work10 Marks
2Active participation in routine class instructional deliveries and overall  conduct  as  a  responsible  learner,  mannerism  and articulation  and  exhibit  of  leadership  qualities  in  organizing related academic activities05 Marks
  1. b) Semester End Examinations – 75% (75 Marks)                             

1.Duration–These examinations shall be of 2.5 Hours duration

  1. Theory question paper pattern
  • There shall be five questions each of 15 marks.
  • All questions shall be compulsory with internal choice within the questions.
  • Question may be subdivided into sub-questions a, b, c… and the allocation of marks depends on the weightage of the topic.

Passing Standard

Applicants must obtain a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate for each course where the course consists of Internal Assessment and Semester End Examination. The distribution of 40% marks (i.e. 10 out of 25) in the Internal Assessment and 40% marks in Semester End Examination (i.e. 30 Out of 75) separately, to pass the course and minimum of Grade E to pass a particular semester. Applicant will be said to have passed the course if the applicant passes the Internal Assessment and Semester End Examination together.

*Note:

Question Paper Pattern for Periodical Class Test for Courses at UG Programmes Written Class Test (20 Marks)

1.Match the Column / Fill in the Blanks / Multiple Choice Questions05 Marks
(½ Marks each)
2.Answer in One or Two Lines (Concept based Questions)05 Marks
(1 Mark each)
3.Answer in Brief (Attempt Any Two of the Three)10 Marks
(5 Marks each)

Top 10 BBI Colleges

  1. Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
  2. KPB Hinduja College of Commerce
  3. Mithibai College of Arts, Science and Commerce
  4. Jai Hind College
  5. K J Somaiya College of Science and Commerce
  6. R. College of Commerce and Economics
  7. Lala Lajpat Rai College of Commerce and Economics
  8. Rizvi College of Arts, Science & Commerce
  9. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce
  10. Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics

Courses after BBI

  • Master of Business Administration (Banking)
  • Master of Commerce in Banking and Insurance
  • Master in Banking, Finance and Insurance (MBFI)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Insurance
  • Post Graduate Program in Banking & Insurance
  • Professional in Banking & Insurance (PBI)

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  • Divyesh Bajaj

    Hii
    Is the BBI Course hard??

  • Salman Slaavi

    Whats a future After done Bbi??

    • Jason Johns

      Hello, Salvan Slaavi.
      If you have completed your BBI degree, there are two options are out there for you to choose. One is to study further and the second one is to look for a job. If you are in a mood to not to study further and look for a job, you can apply for jobs in any of the following areas. A BBI graduate can get job in any of the following employment areas
      1.Mortgage Company.
      2.Savings and Loan Association.
      3.Shopping Mall.
      4.Aviation Industry.
      5.Credit Companies.
      6.Educational Institute.
      7.Health Department.
      8.Property Developer.
      9.Automobile Industry.
      10.The Credit Union.
      11.Consultancy.
      12.Insurance Industry.
      13.Research Agency.
      14.Bank.
      15.Business School.
      16.Charity Association.
      Or if you are in a mood to study further there are some good courses are available out there for you. The best of them are listed below for you. If you are really interested in studying further after your BBI, you can choose any of the following courses.
      1.Master of Business Administration (Banking).
      2.Master of Commerce in Banking and Insurance (MBI).
      3.Master in Banking, Finance and Insurance (MBFI).
      4.Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Insurance (PGDBI).
      5.Post Graduate Program in Banking & Insurance (PGPBI).
      6.Professional in Banking & Insurance (PBI).
      Our opinion for your question is to study further, as because you can earn a lot more if you got post graduation in the same field rather than having a graduation. Ask anything regarding the educational matter to us, we are here to help you.
      We hope that this will clear all your doubts, Stay in touch with us for more information regarding the same as well as get information on other institutional deals.
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      Thank you.

  • Naihal

    It is necessary to pass from Maharshtra board to opt BBI

  • Shivam

    I pass 12 std I have to do bbi so what is the process to do this course

  • Tanisha

    Hllo sir

    Are bbi forms available???

    • Riyaz Khan

      Hello Tanisha,
      Can you specify the college and city you are looking for

  • priyanka

    Hi sir,
    When will be the bbi forms are available?

  • priyanka

    Sir, can bbi course is done after 12th?
    And there is any restrictions about 12th percentage?

  • yashvi

    Hi sir,
    when will be the bbi forms available?