BBA - Admission Process

BBA Merit List 2017

Eligibility criteria for BBA admission                  

Admission to BBA Degree Programme shall be open only to candidates ( who have filled up the application form ,with a prescribed fee of Rs. 500/-) who have passed the Plus Two of the Higher Secondary Board of Kerala or Pre Degree of Mahatma Gandhi University or that of any other University or Board of Examinations in any State recognised as equivalent to the Plus Two of the Higher Secondary Board in Kerala, with Book Keeping and Accountancy and any two of the following subjects, (1) Commerce (2) Commercial Correspondence and Commercial Geography (3) Economics (4) Life Insurance with Salesmanship (5) Banking with Secretarial Practice (6) Business Studies (7) Mathematics (8) Computer Science (9) Computer Application (10) Informatics Practice and (11) Management


To have passed Plus Two or equivalent examination recognised by this University with other subjects under Part III optional, provided they have secured 45% of the aggregate marks or an examination accepted by the University as equivalent thereto subject to the restrictions regarding marks as mentioned above. However, candidates belonging to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe need to have only a pass in the qualifying examination.

50% of seats are reserved for science group and remaining 50% of arts and commerce group for BBA Degree Programme.

Guidelines for Successful Application

  • Applicants for the BBA Programme can either apply online at or can collect the application from the college office. The application fee and cost of prospectus is Rs.500/-.
  • The mode of fee payment: Payment can be Demand Draft or NEFT online transfer. Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- favouring The Principal, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, (Autonomous) payable at Kalamassery.


  • NEFT transfer of Rs. 500/- Account Name: Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Account No.:0224053000006365, IFSC code SIBL0000224, Bank Name: South Indian Bank Ltd., Branch Address: Kalamassery , Kerala PIN-683104.


50% of the total seats shall be filled by the management from among candidates of their choice provided they satisfy the eligibility conditions.

 The remaining seats (50%) shall be distributed and filled as detailed  below

Distribution of 50% Seats earmarked under Merit category

%  Reservation


Open Quota


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Ezhava, Thiyya & Billava




Latin Catholics other than Anglo Indians


Other Backward Christians


Other Backward Hindus


For admission to seats coming under merit category, students should apply through Online admission  Process.  The open quota seats will be filled purely on the basis of merit irrespective of the category /community to which the candidate belongs.

 General Rules for Mandatory Reservation:-

The seats unavailed by the SC candidates will go to ST candidates and vice versa.

The unavailed seats reserved for SC/ST shall be re-notified twice through print media and a special allotment shall be conducted exclusively for filling up vacant seats of SC/ST candidates.

 If such seats are remaining vacant even after re-notification, these shall be filled as detailed below:-

A. The unfilled seats shall be filled up from candidates belonging to OEC and in their absence, candidates belonging to SEBC.  The seats that further remain unfilled will go to the open quota.

B. Claim of OEC candidates against the un-availed seats of SC/ST candidates: Other Eligible Community (OEC) candidates who claim allotment to the un-availed seats, if any, under SC/ST quota should furnish community and income certificates obtained from the Village Officer concerned.


The Rank List shall be prepared on the basis of ranking marks arrived at as follows:

  1. Handicap of Five marks for every successive attempt after the first attempt subject to a maximum of twenty marks will be deducted from the total marks in the case of those who have taken two or more chances to complete the examination.
  1.  The number of chances means the number of chances taken for passing any part of the qualifying examination after the prescribed programme period. Appearance for improvement of marks shall not be considered as an additional chance.
  1.  No handicap marks for SAY (Save a Year) pass outs shall be imposed if admitted in the same academic year but five marks shall be deducted if he/she is ranked in the admission list of the succeeding year.
  1. Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination under SAY scheme or such supplementary scheme are eligible to apply for First Year programme in the same academic year, but they have to produce the mark lists on or before the closing date of admission as notified by the college.
  1. Resolving of Tie If the index marks of more candidates happen to be the same, then for breaking the ‘tie’ , the following criteria shall be followed one after another in the order given below:
  1.  The candidate who has scored higher marks in the concerned elective subject shall be placed senior in the rank list. For Business Studies (Commerce) shall be considered as the Elective subject.
  2.  The candidate who has scored higher marks for Part III Subjects (or the Subjects other than Languages,
  3.  If Part is not specified, taken together shall be placed senior in the rank list.
  4.  The candidate who has scored higher marks in Part I (English if Part is not specified) shall be placed senior in the rank list.
  5. The candidate who has scored higher marks in Part II (Second Language if Part is not specified) shall be placed senior in the rank list.
  6. By giving residential weightage (at District/State Levels)
  7. Preference shall be given to candidates who are elder, and the age difference shall be calculated in completed years only, rounding off fractions. (As candidates having difference in age less than one year happen to be admitted in the same class).

Bonus Marks

The Bonus Marks will be awarded as follows:

  1. Bonus of 15 marks shall be awarded to applicants with NCC (National Cadet Corps) or NSS (National Service Scheme) Certificates at ‘Plus Two level’ for admission to all programmes.
  2.  In respect of NCC candidates, the bonus marks will be awarded on the basis of NCC Certificates signed by the Director and issued by the Directorate of NCC to candidates who have secured atleast 75% attendance after having participated in its activities during the programme of study immediately preceding the programme for which admission is sought.
  3.  An additional bonus mark of 3 will be given to ‘A’ Certificate holders, 5 marks to ‘B’ Certificate holders and 5marks to ‘C’ Certificate holders in proof of their high proficiency.
  4.  In respect of NSS candidates, the bonus marks will be awarded on the basis of NSS Certificates issued by the competent authority.
  5. Bonus of 15 marks shall be awarded to the Ex-servicemen applicants and widows and children of Jawans and Ex-servicemen seeking admission to the Degree Programmes.

Applicants to this category should invariably produce along with the application form an attested copy of certificate issued not earlier than six months from the last date of submission of application from the military authorities or state/Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer to the effect that he/she is the son/daughter of an ex-service man or an ex service man himself/herself.

The benefit of bonus marks can be scored by a candidate only under one category i.e., either NSS or NCC. b. Bonus marks shall be added only if the candidate has obtained the prescribed minimum qualifying marks in the qualifying examination while calculating the index marks.

Cultural Quota:

 One seat for each degree programme (Interchangeable) shall be reserved for students who excel in Youth festival recognised by Director of Public Instruction (DPI).

The selection shall be made from among the applicants for the cultural quota on merit.





Kerala School Kalolsavam




Revenue District level Youth Festival




  • A person can score points only in one category.
  • The highest score will be counted.
  • Where bracketed, scores in other categories will be counted.
  • If vacancies arise due to discontinuation of candidates under   Sports/ Cultural/NRI/PD quotas, the next eligible candidate in the Rank List shall be   admitted.
  • In case there is no next eligible candidate, the vacant seat shall be merged with the general merit quota.