Best Bachelor of Business Administration with Additional ACCA qualification and BBA (Hons/Research) with optional 4th year

BBA with additional ACCA qualification refers to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree combined with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. By combining a BBA degree with the ACCA qualification, individuals can develop a well-rounded skill set in both business administration and accounting. This combination is particularly beneficial for individuals interested in pursuing careers in finance, accounting, or corporate management roles globally that require a strong understanding of both business principles and financial expertise.

The ACCA qualification is internationally recognized and respected by employers and professional bodies across the globe. By obtaining this qualification alongside a BBA degree, students enhance their credibility and increase their chances of securing employment both locally and internationally.

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Nitin Pathak

HOD, Global School of Finance and Accounting

Chandigarh University is one of the best universities in North India to get in degree in BBA. To provide the students with top-notch teaching experience, Chandigarh University is furnished with first-rate teaching faculty, proper educational infrastructure, and highly advanced research labs. Apart from this, Chandigarh University has tie-up with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to provide its students with hands-on training in accounting and help them become Certified Chartered Accountants.

If you want to kick-start your academic career in BBA, feel free to knock on the door of Chandigarh University. Apply Now!

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Department at a Glance

  • Inclusive learning methodology
  • Augmented ACCA Credentials
  • Inclusion in the realm of emerging technologies
  • Wide-ranging professional prospects
  • Cross-border job opportunities
  • Exceptional job placements
  • Exclusive Fin-Lab
  • Premier Library resources
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Key USPs of BBA
with additional ACCA Qualification

  • Provides globally recognized qualifications that are relevant to the business world, highly valued by employers, and sought after by individuals worldwide who have the drive, competence, and aspirations for a rewarding career in finance and accounting
  • Grants exemptions from certain ACCA exams, saving the time and effort thereby acknowledging the overlap between the content covered in BBA program and the ACCA certification.
  • Emphasises on advanced accounting topics required for positions such as financial analyst, auditor, tax consultant, management accountant, or financial controller
  • Offers networking opportunities with professionals and peers in the industry that can be valuable for career advancement, mentorship, and accessing job opportunities
  • Empowers students with a comprehensive grasp of finance, accounting, and business management, positioning them to thrive in the industry and excel globally.
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Mentoring by
Industry Professionals

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Amit Parakh

He is an avid trainer in the 'Finance' space. He regularly conducts study programs/electives related to CFA, FRM, CA and MBA.

He has worked extensively in the banking and equity research areas before entering academics. He has been with Structured Products Group, ICICI Bank, where he played a key role in carrying out credit analysis and valuation assignments.

He has also been associated as and equity research analyst with JP Morgan and was involved in building valuation models and financial analysis of Indian IT Services companies.

He takes active interest in capital markets and specifically likes to get involved in valuation assignments. He also conduct workshops on valuation, risk management and financial analysis.

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Prasar Sharma

Business Leader with a proven track record of establishing multiple businesses for clients. Emerging Technology & Business Innovation expert. Currently leading a portfolio of emerging tech businesses for a leading investment group.

He is currently the Managing Partner with Evolution Partners, Managing Director at Seed Factory Capital, he is also a Board Member for BW Business World and Co-Founder and Director at VC World. He has Industry leading expertise in concept & delivery of techno-functional solutions built around Fintech, Blockchain & other emerging technologies.

He has Delivered tech-driven Digitization, Automation & Advanced Analytics business solution & innovations to clients across domains.

He has been associated with various Education Institutes as a Guest Faculty for Blockchain, Fintech Etc.

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Dharmesh Chauhan

Experienced Talent Management and Financial Planning & Analysis professional with over several years of rich experience in Investment Advisory, Strategic Research.

Skilled in designing, developing and implementation of analytical models with significant experience in Teamwork of large scale databases and creating meaningful insights from the data. Expertise in analyzing complex financial data and providing strategic recommendations.

Strong communication skills for liaising at all levels within an organization. Recognized for driving efficiency improvements and reducing expenses through analysis driven business strategies using advanced quantitative methods.

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Nirbhay Vassa

A Qualified ACCA with more than 10 years of experience in Accounting and Finance. Started his career in the United Kingdom with one of the largest retailers in the EU. He also Started the IFRS Convergence desk for Deloitte in India.

He has experience in various industries like real estate, manufacturing, engineering and financial services. Currently he is a group CFO and Executive Director of Abans Group of Companies which is listed in India. Teaching is his passion and is one of the oldest ACCA faculties in Mumbai.

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Satyamedh Nandekar

Satyamedh Nandedkar is an experienced professional with a proven track record of success in Risk Advisory, CFO Advisory, and Compliance Management. His expertise includes internal audit, internal controls, and reporting.

Before joining Zell Education as the Head of Academics, he worked for top MNCs like PwC and EY. As an academician, he possesses exceptional communication skills and has the ability to drive great results and connect with individuals on a personal level, making a positive impact on students and their careers.

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Aditya Sheth

Qualified Chartered Accountant focused in Accounting and Finance from ACCA, UK. Experienced Finance Manager and product controller with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial services and Construction industry.

Skilled in Accounting, Management, Product Control, RBI Reporting, IndAS implementation, IFRS, ISA and Management Information Systems (MIS).

Pathway After
BBA with additional ACCA Qualification


There is a broad spectrum of professional trajectories available after completing a BBA with additional ACCA Qualification. The combination of business management education and professional accounting qualification opens doors to diverse opportunities in finance, accounting, consulting, auditing, and entrepreneurial pursuits. Our BBA in collaboration with ACCA, students can look forward to a rewarding and prosperous career like:

  • Risk Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Analyst
  • Audit Associate
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Treasury Analyst
  • Business Development Executive
  • Risk management consultant
  • Management Accountant
  • Tax Consultant

Why Join BBA with additional ACCA Qualification?

There are several compelling reasons to consider joining BBA with an additional ACCA qualification. Here are some key benefits of pursuing this combination:

  • Comprehensive Skill Set: BBA with ACCA provides you with a well-rounded skill set in both business administration and accounting/finance. This combination equips you with a broad understanding of various business functions and operations, as well as expertise in financial management and accounting principles.
  • Versatile Career Options: BBA with ACCA provides you with a wide range of career options. You can pursue roles in finance, accounting, consulting, auditing, business analysis, financial management, and more. The combination of business administration knowledge and accounting/finance expertise allows you to explore diverse career paths and adapt to various industry sectors globally.
  • Networking and Professional Connections: Joining BBA with ACCA provides you with access to a vast network of professionals, including alumni, faculty, and industry experts. Networking opportunities can help you build connections, gain insights, and open doors to internships, job opportunities, and mentorship.
  • Practical Experience: BBA with ACCA offers opportunities for practical experience through internships, projects, and case studies. These practical learning experiences allow you to apply theoretical concepts to real-world situations, develop problem-solving skills, and gain valuable hands-on experience that is highly valued by employers.
  • Personal and Professional Development: Pursuing BBA with ACCA not only enhances your technical knowledge but also fosters personal and professional growth. You develop essential skills such as critical thinking, communication, teamwork, leadership, and ethical decision- making, which are crucial for success in the business world.
  • Pathway to Leadership Roles: The combination of a BBA degree and ACCA qualification can provide a strong foundation for future leadership roles in organizations. The blend of business management skills and financial expertise equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to take on managerial and strategic positions in companies.


To be the unrivaled global leader in providing comprehensive global finance and accounting education, fostering cutting-edge research, innovation, strategic collaborations, and sustainable practices to empower individuals worldwide with the essential skills for financial analytics, while driving positive societal and economic impact.


  • M1: To provide a comprehensive and sector-relevant education through Industry collaborations and global certifications in finance and accounting, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for successful careers in the global financial sector.
  • M2: To foster a dynamic learning environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity, and innovation in finance and accounting education, preparing students to adapt to evolving industry trends and technological advancements in the international financial realm.
  • M3: To promote ethical decision-making, integrity, and social responsibility among our students, preparing them to be responsible financial stewards and advocates for sustainable business practices.
  • M4: To contribute to the advancement of finance and accounting knowledge through research, thought leadership, and academic publications, fostering innovation and contributing to the body of knowledge in the field.
  • M5: To support the establishment of a sustainable and inclusive global financial system, thereby advancing the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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