Name of the course: BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies)
Type of course: Bachelor’s Degree
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: 10+2 passed (Arts, Commerce or Science) from a recognized board
What's a BMS course all about? What’s the scope associated with this field? Will this course help me build a rewarding career in the business management sector? You will find answers to these questions in the next section.


As the name suggests, BMS courses focus on the domain of management studies. Basically, it is a management education program.


The main aim of the BMS course is to impart management skills and knowledge among students. To impart this knowledge, the academic program utilizes both classroom lectures and practical training.


Businesses and Organizations across the world need skilled managers to take care of their daily operations. Managers are the ones who coordinate and manage the following things – human resources, finance, operations, decision-making, material resources, marketing etc.


Managers occupy key administrative jobs in businesses and organizations. If you want to become a manager, you must possess management knowledge and skills! This is when the BMS course comes handy!


BMS course trains you to don administrative roles in different types of organizations. It is essentially a general management course!


BMS course covers topics such as fundamentals of management, modern management practices, use of IT and computers, business laws etc. The academic program consists of two sets of subjects – core management subjects and optional subjects (specialization).


Core management subjects cover the fundamentals of management. Here are some of the notable core management subjects –


  • HR management
  • Marketing management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business Laws



Optional subjects determine the specialization part of the course. Availability of optional subjects may vary from one institute to another.


Let us take a closer look at the course details. Here they are –





It is an undergraduate level Bachelor’s Degree course.



The academic program is 3 years long. Each academic year is divided into two semesters. The entire program consists of six semesters.



10+2 passed (Arts, Commerce or Science) from a recognized board.



There exists many Government and Private colleges across India offering this course. Government colleges charge relatively lower fees than their private counterparts.



Reputed institutes rely on merit based admission process. Such institutes make use of relevant entrance test to select deserving candidates. Some institutes are also known to conduct their own qualifying test in order to select deserving candidates.


Some other institutes are also known to conduct direct as well as donation based admission process.



Fees charged for the academic program may vary from one institute to another. Course fees depends upon the following factors –


  • Type of institute (Government, Private, Aided etc)
  • Location of the college
  • Status and rating of the college
  • Scholarship status (of student, if applicable)



Government colleges are known to charge low fees. Average fees in private colleges could be anywhere between 30-60K INR per semester.



Here are some of the notable subjects present in BMS curriculum –


  • Principles of management
  • Business laws
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Application
  • Economics
  • Business environment
  • Marketing
  • HR management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Business planning
  • Finance management
  • Taxation
  • Retail management
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Project work



After completing BMS course, graduates may take up a job or go for higher studies. Talking about higher studies, BMS graduates have many PG courses to choose from.


Here are some of the notable PG courses –


  • MMS (Master of Management Studies)
  • PG Diploma management courses
  • LL.B.
  • PG Certificate management courses



BMS graduates have diverse job opportunities available in front of them. They have access to both private and government sector jobs.