Peek Into DU Course: Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS), is a course that is meant for students who wish to go beyond the theoretical landscape. BMS is one of the most sought-after courses at present in Delhi University. The number of applicants for this course are ever-increasing, and it went to around 25,000 in the year 2020. This course equips students with knowledge of management and its various aspects that relate to business organizations.

Without much ado, let’s hop in to have a peek!

BMS is an Undergraduate Program offered by Delhi University that gives an opportunity to the students to explore their managerial talent in the early stage of their career and enhance one’s communication skills, critical thinking and decision making skills. It provides the students with necessary skills required to assume management positions in a wide range of organizations. This course connects theories learnt during classroom sessions with its application in real-life situations in organizations.

Is it very difficult to get admission into BMS?

No, not really! The admissions for BMS/BBA(FIA)/BBE will carry a 65% weightage for the entrance test while 35% for the senior secondary result. English and Mathematics are compulsory subjects. So, even if you haven’t scored well enough to get through a merit-based course in your dream college, prepare for Joint Entrance Test (JAT)

Which colleges offer this course?

There are 9 colleges offering this course, with the highest number of seats in Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies (185) and 46 seats in other 8 colleges. The other colleges include Aryabhatta College, College of Vocational Studies, Deen Dayal Upadhyay College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya, Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Ram Lal Anand College, Ramanujan College and Shaheed Rajguru College of Applied Sciences for Women.

I am from the Science stream, would it be difficult for me to manage this course?

Talking very generally, science students have to cope up with more studies than ones with an educational background in commerce. The only place where it gets difficult for science students is Accounting and Finance related topics, but most of the students catch up pretty soon with practice. So if BMS course structure interests you, go for it irrespective of the stream you belong to!

Career Prospects: What after BMS?

After completing BMS, one can go for higher studies. You could ideally do MBA if your interest lies in management or could go for professional courses like CA, CS etc.
You can also join an organization in either the HR team, finance team, marketing team or the operations team to gather some experience and to understand what is in store in the corporate world.

Some Important tips for  DU aspirants:

This year, the number of questions for the JAT exam have been reduced to 100, with 25 multiple choice questions of Quantitative Ability, Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General English and Business and General Awareness. 4 marks will be awarded for every correct question and 1 deducted for every incorrect question.

For further information, the aspirants can have a look at the official document for details pertaining to the registration process, documents required, college and course information here: This article has been co-authored by Chetna Nathani, a student of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi University, and a Campus Associate Intern with University Express.

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