Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Why BA at SBUP?
Experience and Excellance
Sri Balaji Society’s “Sri Balaji University, Pune”, is the University for Opportunities, and excellent centre for Management Education in Pune. Under the able guidance and leadership of its founding father and Chancellor, Professor Dr. (Col) A. Balasubramanian, it was developed and established a unique educational culture. Over the period of more than two decades of experience, Sri Balaji Society, Pune was given the opportunity to establish the University, Sri Balaji University, by the Maharashtra Government, by the Act, Maharashtra Act No. XII of 2019, in August 2019.
The four well-known management institutions of Sri Balaji Society, namely; ‘Balaji Institute of Modern Management (BIMM)’, ‘Balaji Institute of Telecom Management (BITM)’, Balaji Institute of International Business (BIIB)’, and ‘Balaji Institute of Management and Human Resources Development (BIMHRD)’ are now the Constituent Institutes of Sri Balaji University, Pune. Apart from these four institutions the Society also has a law college – Balaji Law College Apart from these four institutions the Society also has a law college – Balaji Law College (BLC) and an Undergraduate college namely – Balaji College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS), both colleges affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, and also Balaji Junior College of Arts Commerce and Science (BCACS) which is approved by the Government of Maharashtra. At BCACS, Courses such as Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) are run with affiliation to SPPU.
University is having centralised library.Our library possesses more than 2,10,000 books comprising textbooks, reference books, books related to business and management, and many more. To promote learning and encourage students to develop an inclination towards the latest management research, each library has subscribed to about 185 journals and magazines comprising international and national editions along with subscriptions to 26 local and national newspapers
The libraries have also made arrangements for sharing information and knowledge from several national and international online libraries and databases such as NDL- National Digital Library, EBSCO- EBSCO Management Collection & eBook Business Collection and has online subscriptions and editions to journals such as Human Resource Development Review, Global Journal of Emerging Market Economics and so on. 14 online journals and databases are made available for the students and faculty for study and research.
Each library possesses more than 345 CDs related to various subjects like, Psychometric test, IQ Test, ET in Class Room, aptitude test and CDs on Faculty Seminar Series published by Harvard Business School are also available.
The reading rooms of the libraries have comfortable chairs and desk facilities offering opportunities for serious research and study along with light reading and general reference with a seating capacity of approximately 120 to 180. It possesses a reprographic facility for the students and faculty members. Each library is equipped with 10 computer systems catering to the e-library and reference needs of its members and visitors.
We have consistent record of nearly 100% placements year after year, because of the Sri Balaji University’s grooming system and campus culture. In addition to good academic inputs during these two years, student managers are trained to fit themselves in to the requirements of the fast changing Industries.
Current campus placements (for the MBA Batch 2020-21) have crossed, even in the pandemic situation, 95% by the end of June 2021, and have been placed at top notch companies.
Winston Churchill, once said, “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. At Sri Balaji University, we firmly believe that the Campus infrastructure which is one of the most important inputs for the budding managers. The Campus facilities are the enablers in achieving the larger objective of giving a comfortable stay and a positive learning environment to student managers. The overall objective of creating great professionals, academicians, cannot be achieved unless the University is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology. It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that Sri Balaji University Campus is one of the best B-school campuses in Pune.
- A candidate from any stream, should have passed 12th Std. Examination (H.S.C.10+2) with minimum 50% of marks and English as a passing subject. OR
- Three Years Diploma Course from Board of Technical Education, conducted by Government of Maharashtra or its equivalent, after S.S.C. i.e. 10thStandard. OR
- Two Years Diploma Course in Pharmacy from Board of Technical Education, conducted by Government of Maharashtra or its equivalent, after H.S.C. i.e. 12th Standard. OR
- Completed MCVC program.(Minimum Competency Vocational Courses)
- A candidate should have scored minimum 50 % marks in qualifying examination.(Minimum 45% for SC/ST candidates)
How to Apply
Eligible students can apply online Please click on below link to apply.
- Eligible students can apply online. After scrutiny of the applications, eligible candidates will be informed the schedule of Brief Interactive Session & Personal Interview (PI)
- Brief Interactive Session - Student will have an opportunity to interact with senior faculty/Director to clear their doubts regarding the program.
- Personal Interview - Experts will interview and assess the candidates on various parameters including the suitability of the candidates for offered specialisations.
- Weightage - Marks obtained in HSC/qualifying exam will carry 50% weightage and Personal Interview will carry 50% weightage for preparation of finale merit list for admission.
- University reserves the right to make changes in this admission process as and when required.
Due to current pandemic situation GD-PI will be conducted online.
We have expertise in conducting admission process online. We have conducted online admission process of thousands of MBA aspirants in last two years.
Fee Structure (in INR)
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At the time of admission
By the end of October-2021
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At the time of commencement of third semester
By the end of October-2022
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At the time of commencement of fifth semester
By the end of October-2023
All programs run under the aegis of the Sri Balaji University are specially approved for education loan from AVANSE, AXIS BANK, CREDILA (An HDFC Ltd. Co.), Bank of Baroda & Punjab National Bank. Sri Balaji Society, Pune has signed MoUs with these banks. An education loan can be availed from any of the mentioned banks/NBFCs. However, students have the liberty to approach any other bank as per their convenience.
Following specialisations shall be offered from third semester onwards. Students can opt for any one of the following specialisations.
BA (Psychology) programme focuses on the study of various facets of human behavioural patterns and functioning of the mind. It guides students through various approaches to understand the complexities and processes of the human mind. This programme prepares students for graduate study in any of the specialized fields of Psychology. It enables students to develop a critical understanding of the major concepts, themes, theoretical frameworks and methodology of the discipline.This programme majorly covers a wide range of topics that enable students to develop a critical understanding of basic concepts and theories of the subject, leading to the study of specialized areas such as Personality, Social, Clinical, Industrial, Developmental, Educational and Experimental Psychology. Students are trained in the Methods of Psychological Testing and Counselling; as well as experimental techniques and research methods.
BA (Economics) Programme aims to expose students to the theoretical, analytical frameworks and policy within the discipline of Economics. This program enables students to rationalize through analytical frameworks, evaluate empirical evidence and develop a critical approach to understanding interactions between theory and policy. Through this program students will examine a range of questions: How businesses compete and manage to survive in a globalized economy? What are the main drivers of the economy and how are policies formulated to promote growth and development with minimum degree of inequality across the country? What is the importance of taxation and government expenditure, and its impact on the growth of the economy? How mathematical models are used to explain economic phenomenon? The Bachelor's degree programme in Economics provides theoretical and practical knowledge that makes accurate analysis of the economic situation possible. Economics graduates must be able to understand the interrelation between the economy and society; to consider economic problems from a global perspective and take a local approach to solve them; to make connections between an economic system's different components; to gauge the implications of decisions related to economic policy; and to respond to the economic problems arising from society in general and the different units that interact therein (e.g. institutions, private companies and sectors of the economy).
c. Political Science
B.A. Political Science programme expose students to theory and practice of politics and description and analysis of political system and political behaviour. The B.A. (Political Science) degree course involves study of both national and international political systems. It covers a very broad field which incorporates the study of historical and modern political systems, public administration, governmental policies and procedures, international relations and public affairs. This programme will equip students with deep understanding of Indian political system, different ideologies and practical aspects.