Bachelor of Arts



IIBS BA Professional Course Details

IIBS Bangalore BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a fulltime UG program which is recognized by the Govt. of India and the program is provided in affiliation with Bangalore University. The duration of the program is 3 years.

Recognized feature of BA program at IIBS Bangalore is state of the art physical infrastructure, experienced faculty drawn from academics and industry, corporate exposure, prominence on live projects, entrepreneurial incubation; Wi-Fi enabled internet access on campus.

Bachelor of Arts at IIBS Bangalore

B.A is an undergraduate course that is designed to equip students who have their goal to get succeed in Indian civil services and make them best people in the society. A degree in the liberal arts prepares students not just to lead life but to create a better life. Critical thinking, communication, creative problem solving, self-expression, innovative research, lifelong learning, and all skills in a liberal arts degree emphasizes are essential to a great career and a well-lived life.

BA is a better way for graduation and to prepare for Indian civil service Examinations. As BA is the arts stream to have great chance to clear the IAS exam. Through BA we already indulge in general studies and most of the subject related to UPSC syllabus. BA is the plus point for improved GS and optional subjects. Along with that it’s easy to cover other subjects which help for various competitive exams too.

Bachelor of Arts in Bangalore Fee Structure & Course Duration

BA + UPSC + PSIR (Optional)10+2 in any stream or equivalent3 yearsRs. 6,45,000
BA + Liberal Arts(Add-on Course: Psychology)10+2 in any stream or equivalent3 yearsRs. 6,45,000
BA Honors + UPSC + SSC + PSIR (Optional)10+2 in any stream or equivalent4 yearsRs. 6,95,000
BA Honors + Liberal Arts (Add on Course: Psychology & Mental Health)10+2 in any stream or equivalent4 yearsRs. 6,95,000

BA + MBA Integrated Program Course Duration

Integrated BA + UPSC + PSIR (Optional) + MBA (Dual Specialization)10+2 in any stream or equivalent5 yearsRs. 10,45,000 (Single Payment)
Integrated Liberal Arts + Liberal Arts(Add-on Course: Psychology) + MBA (Dual Specialization)10+2 in any stream or equivalent5 yearsRs. 10,45,000 (Single Payment)

Registration Fee - Rs. 1,00,000
Registration Fee & Processing Fee – 1,00,000/- To be paid at the time of Admission (Non Refundable)

Fees break up in Installments

1st Installment – 2, 50,000/- With in 30days from the date of admission1st year Fee
2nd Installment – 1, 50,000/- by 5th June 2025 2nd year Fee
3rd Installment – 1, 00,000/- by 5th June 2026 3rd year Fee
4th Installment – 50,000/- by 5th June 2027 4th year Fee

Hostel Fees & Other expenses

Placement Training fees: Rs. 12,000 per year (to be paid with 2nd, 4th & 6th Installment)

Alumni life membership fees: Rs.10, 000 (by June)

Library fees: Rs.5, 000 (by June)

Uniform fees: Rs.6, 000 (by June)

Hostel Fees Bangalore:

Ozone Urbana:

Hostel Caution Money: Rs.25,000 (50% Refundable) Condition Apply* )

Boys & Girls: Rs.11,000 Per Month (Rs.11,000*12=Rs.1,32,000) Per Year (Twin Sharing)

Boys & Girls: Rs.18,000 Per Month (Rs.18,000*12=Rs.2,16,000) Per Year (Single )

PG-IIBS (Airport Campus):

The first year's complete hostel fees have to be paid at the time of admission.
Boys & Girls : Rs.7,000/- (approx.) Per Month (Rs.7,000*12=Rs.84,000) Per Year (Twin sharing)
Boys & Girls : Rs.6,000/- (approx.) Per Month (Rs.6,000*12=Rs.72,000) Per Year (Triple sharing)


Bus Fee: Rs 20,000/- Airport Campus to Ozone Urbana Per Year
Bus Fee: Rs 20,000/- Up to 10 Kms per Year
Bus Fee: Rs 25,000/- 11 Kms to 15 Kms per Year
Bus Fee: Rs 30,000/- 16 Kms to 20 Kms per Year
Bus Fee: Rs 35,000/- 21 Kms to 30 Kms per Year

Note: All government taxes, such as service tax as applicable, from time to time are to be paid by students.

BA With IAS/IPS UPSC Exam Preparation

  • You should pay the fees in three instalments by Demand Draft drawn in favour of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore only.
  • Cheques are not accepted under any circumstances.
  • The above mentioned fees accounts for tuition fees only and is exclusive of hostel fees and other expenses.

Eligibilty for BA Programme

Candidates should have completed their 10+2 from a recognised board (Central/State).


Kannada/Hindi/Additional English


History of Ancient India

Micro Economics (Hard Core)

Core Concepts of Political Science


Kannada/Hindi/Additional English


Early Medieval India 300 CE – 1200 CE

Macro Economics (Hard Core)

Political Theory


Kannada/Hindi/Additional English


Medieval India 1206 CE – 1707 CE

Public Economics (Hard core)

Modern Government : Government of USA And UK(Optional Paper)
Indian Government & Politics


Kannada/Hindi/Additional English


Modern Indian History

Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Economics (Soft Core)

Political Thought (Optional Paper)
Indian Constitution Processes


Modern Europe to 145 CE (Compulsory Paper)

History of Karnataka up to 1956 CE (Optional Paper)
Women in History(Optional Paper)

Indian Economics ( Hard core )

Mathematical Methods for Economists (Soft Core)
Financial Economics
Environmental Economics
Economics for Infrastructure

Public Administration

International Politics


Bengaluru in Time and Space (Compulsory Paper)

Select Debates in Indian History(Optional Paper)
Book Review (Optional Paper)

International Trade Theory & Policy (Hard core)

Research Methodology (Soft Core)
Human Resource management
Indian Economic Thought
Entrepreneurial Economics

Advanced Public Administration

International Organization and Foreign Policy


Admission Procedure and Test


How to apply to IIBS BA :

Candidates aspiring to join BA in IIBS can avail the prospectus by courier / Post, directly in person or apply online

By Courier/Post :

Pay Rs.550/- by Demand Draft drawn in favor of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore. Please address it to Bangalore National Head Office address.

Directly in person:

Pay Rs.500/- by cash at the institute counter / from the local representatives / selected Axis Bank branches / selected IMS & CL coaching centers.

Apply online:

You can also get the list of local representatives along with their contact details from the above website.

Online Registration:

Apply online : Admission Registration Form. Kindly follow the steps listed below:

  1. Fill in your personal information, give the payment particulars of demand draft number, date and submit the form online.
  2. Then, take a printout of your application form and fill in all the necessary details in ink.
  3. Paste your recent photograph and sign across the photograph.
  4. Enclose the Demand Draft of Rs.550/- in favour of International Institute of Business Studies payable at Bangalore and send it to National Head Office, Bangalore along with the application form.
  5. Send the enclosed application form with the demand draft by courier / registered post / speed post.
  6. We will send you our prospectus by courier or post once we receive the DD. Cheques will not be accepted.
  7. The application form and prospectus will be only in the name of the applicant who wishes to apply. It is non-transferable.


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