B.Com (Banking & Insurance) – BBI

B.Com (Banking & Insurance) - BBI

Whether one works as an executive or at entry level, the work environment now demands broadened mindsets and qualifications for diverse positions. The changing workforce, recent economic downturn and changing demographics are all contributors to this paradigm shift. Technical and specialized skills, honed to an art today, may indeed become obsolete in the near future. Furthermore, traditional degrees become outdated and even irrelevant in the modern workforce. It is essential that employees continue to expand their current knowledge base and skill sets to add personal value in their organizations. A specialized degree does just that, in addition to preparing the student for continued growth and life-long learning. It is with this objective in mind that the University of Mumbai has introduced two new Bachelor of Commerce degrees which encompass a shift from general education to professional education. These degrees aim at:

  • Creating for the students of University of Mumbai an additional avenue of self- employment and also to benefit the industry by providing them with suitable trained persons in the field of Accounting & Finance. Banking and Insurance.
  • Preparing students to exploit opportunities, being newly created in Banking & Insurance, Accounting and Finance as the profession due to Globalization, Privatization & Liberalisation.
  • To provide adequate basic understanding about Banking, Insurance & other financial services to the students and to give an adequate exposure to operational environment in the field of Banking, Insurance & other related financial services of Accounting and Finance.
  • To inculcate training, and practical approach, by organizing industrial visits, summer placements and using modem technology in teaching the students in the field of Accounting & Finance and Banking & Insurance.

SEMESTER - I (6 Papers)

  1. Environment and Management of Financial Services
  2. Principles of Management
  3. Effective Communication I
  4. Economics I (Micro)
  5. Quantitative Methods (I)
  6. Introduction to Computer Systems

SEMESTER - II(6 Papers)

  1. Principles and Practices of Banking & Insurance
  2. Financial Accounting I
  3. Effective Communication II
  4. Economics II (Macro)
  5. Quantitative Methods II
  6. Business Law


SEMESTER - III (7 Papers)

  1. Laws Governing to Banking & Insurance
  2. Financial Management I
  3. Management Accounting (Tools & Techniques)
  4. Customer Relationship Management in Banking and Insurance
  5. Information Technology in Banking & Insurance
  6. Organisational Behaviour
  7. Taxation of Financial Services

SEMESTER - IV (7 Papers)

  1. Universal Banking
  2. Financial Management Paper II
  3. Innovation in Banking & Insurance
  4. Corporate Laws and Laws Governing Capital Markets
  5. Entrepreneurship Management
  6. Financial Markets (Equity, Debt, Forex and Derivatives)
  7. Cost Accounting in Banking & Insurance



  1. Marketing in Banking & Insurance
  2. Financial Services Management
  3. International Banking & Finance
  4. Financial Reporting and Analysis
  5. Security Analysis and Portfolio Mgt.
  6. Auditing


  1. Strategic Management
  2. Central Banking
  3. International Business
  4. Human Resource Mgt. in Banking & Insurance
  5. Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  6. Turnaround Management
  7. Project presentation - Banking & Insurance II

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Internal Assessment 40% 40
(a) For Courses without practical
One class test / Case study / on-line examination 20
One Assignment 10
Active participation in class instructional deliveries 05
Overall conduct as a responsible student, mannerism and articulation and exhibit of leadership qualities in organizing related academic activities 05
(b) For Courses with practical
Journal – 5 marks, Viva Voce 20 Marks
Laboratory work 10 Marks
One assignment/Project with class presentation
( Presentation – 5 marks and Written Document 5 Marks) 10 Marks
Active participation in class instructional deliveries 5 Marks
Overall conduct as a responsible student, mannerism and articulation and exhibit of leadership qualities in 5 Marks
Semester End Assessment 60% 60
Duration – These examinations shall be of 2 hours duration
Question Paper Pattern:
  1. There shall be four questions each of 15 Marks
  2. All questions shall be compulsory with internal choice within the questions.
  3. Question may be sub-divided into questions a, b, c, d & e only
  4. Allocation of marks depends on the weightage of the topic.