Global BBA + MBA

Universal AI University is in collaboration with Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, a famous institution with a long history stretching back to 1865 in Wales as a Global Academic Partner. Universal AI University ensures high academic quality standards with this relationship and has positioned itself as one of the best BBA + MBA colleges in Mumbai, India. Its ranked Top 4 B-School in Mumbai by Times B School Ranking Survey in 2023. 

Our graduates will have a diversified skill set and knowledge base, allowing them to handle varied business, information communication technology, and management problems from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Students will have developed topic-specific knowledge and understanding, as well as cognitive, practical, professional, and transferable abilities, after finishing a degree that complies with the subject benchmark statement. 

Program Highlights

  • 2 Mandatory Internship
  •  2 CMAPS (Collaborative Multi-disciplinary Approach towards Problem Solving)
  •  1 SMART Project
  •  3 years of Leadership Development
  •  1 SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Project 
  •  1 Research Paper
  •  1 AI Lab Project 
  • 7 Skills Developed
  • 47% Experiential Learning

The Bachelor’s in business administration + Master’s in business administration (BBA + MBA) degree is a 5-year program with Cardiff School of Management. The teaching happens at study centre in India at Universal AI University. Upon completion of this program, the students will be ready for the corporate world in the current VUCA world. The program aims to skillsets that will familiarize students with various areas of management, preparing them to deal with complex management-level issues and decision-making. There are three options to pursue this course – 5 years in India at Universal AI or 2 years in India and 3rd & 4th year in UK (2+2) or 3 years in India and 4th year in UK (3+1).

Note: The final courses which will be delivered will be approved by the BoS.

Core Modules

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • People & Organization
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Global Macro Economics
  • Integrated Business Communication
  • Business Statistics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Finance of International Business
  • Business Analytics
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics & CSR
  • Decision Science Modelling
  • Advanced Excel

 Experiential Learning

  • Leadership Development Potential
  • Mentoring
  • Wisdom Towards Self Excellence
  • Management of Self
  • Experiential Learning Toolkit
  • SMART Project
  • Summer Internship (2 months)
  • Design Thinking Workshop
  • Research Paper Publication
  • Consulting Aptitude Project
  • Sports
  • New Business Project & Professional Practice


  • Business Law / CMAPS
  • Universal Philosophies Impacting Society / CMAPS
  • Project Management / CMAPS

 Experiential Learning

  • Data Science using SAS
  • Introduction to R programming
  • Python Programming

Marketing Management

  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Strategic Global Marketing
  • IMC
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Applied Marketing Research
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing of Financial Services
  • Brand Management
  • Marketing in Practice
  • Luxury Marketing
  • Green Marketing
  • Rural Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • Sales & Distribution
  • CRM
  • Services Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Business Process Management & Digital Transformation
  • Visual Analytics (Tableau)

Operations / International Supply Chain Management

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Service for Operational Excellence
  • Sales & Operations Planning
  • Operations & Supply Chain Analytics
  • Global Logistics
  • Procurement & Strategic Sourcing
  • Warehouse Management
  • Business Process Management & Digital Transformation
  • Logistics & Supply Chain in Retail
  • Lean Inventory Management
  • Lean & Agile Manufacturing
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Total Quality Management
  • Sustainable Operations & Supply Chain
  • Green Operations

Financial Management

  • Management of Finance
  • International Finance & Financial Management
  • Insurance
  • Valuation
  • Management of Finance
  • Banking & Microfinance
  • International Finance & Financial Management
  • Capital Markets & Derivatives
  • Financial Analytics
  • Fintech
  • Financial Markets – Practical Approach
  • Project & Infrastructure Finance
  • Key Legal & Taxation Aspects in Finance
  • Investment Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Risk Management & Analytics
  • Green Finance
  • Visual Analytics (Tableau)

Human Resource Management (HRM)

  • Managing People in Global Context
  • Developing People for Leadership & Management
  • Talent Acquisition & Management
  • Strategic HRM
  • Leadership 360 Degree
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Engagement & Counselling
  • Organizational Development
  • Business Processing & Data Analytics
  • Visual Analytics (Tableau)e
  • HR Analytics
  • Competency Mapping & Performance Management>
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Organization Theory Structure & Design
  • Policies & Practices in HRM
  • Learning & Development
  • Green HR

Business Analytics

  • Business Process & Data Analysis
  • Social Media Analytics

Eligibility Criteria

Universal AI University invites applications from all streams and boards (Indian & International). The candidate must either have completed Class XII, or be completing it in the same year in which she/he seeks to begin undergraduate study. Candidates from any stream, or studying any combination of subjects, can apply to any of the undergraduate programs offered.

Indian Board Minimum of 65% in Class 10th & 12th
IB Board Diploma Holder & Certificate Holder (Min 20 Points & based on overall candidature)
Cambridge Board Minimum of 2 Subjects
Academics SOP Extra Curriculum Activities UBSAT PI
20%  10% 20% 25% 25%

Admissions Process

The entire admissions process is Online. A candidate has to follow the simple 4 steps mentioned below.

STEP 1: Application Process

Fill the Online Application Form (Click Here).
The application fee is INR 2000 / USD 25 / GBP 20 / EUR 22

STEP 2: Documents Required

  • Academic Mark Sheets – 10th, 12th (if available)
  • Statement of Purpose (Download Sample)
  • Two Letter of Reference – School/College/Employer(Sample 1) (Sample 2)
  • Extra-curricular or Co-curricular activities


Duration : 1 hour 45 minutes 100 questions (No Negative Marking)

Test Format – Aptitude Test & Psychometric Test

  • English Language & Comprehension – 20%
  • Quantitative Ability 20%
  • Global & Indian Current Affairs – 20%
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning 20%
  • Green Thinking and Creativity 20%
Sample paper of UBSAT will be available to prepare once a candidate applies. Exemption from UBSAT, if candidate has already given SAT / ACT / PEARSON / UGAT / CUET.

STEP 4: Personal Interview (PI)

A candidate is tested for attitude, motivation, communication & academic curiosity. The candidate’s past record, academic as well as co-curricular & extra-curricular, forms the main basis of the PI discussion. All PI’s will happen online via Zoom.
Once all four steps are completed, a candidate’s application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee in full. The final admission decision will take into consideration the overall candidature.
Candidates who perform well in the admission process may be made a provisional offer of admission, even if their Class XII Board scores have not been declared until then.

Fees (Tuition, Boarding & Lodging)

Being one of the best Integrated BBA MBA colleges in Mumbai, India. We offer various course options at the undergraduate level which will equip the students with necessary skills and knowledge for a multi-disciplinary approach to diverse business and management problems.

Courses (Cardiff Met. University, UK) Duration Tuition Fees
Global BBA + MBA 2 Years (Universal AI) + 2 Year (UK)** INR 5.58 Lacs per year (Universal AI) + GBP 14000* (UK) per year
Global BBA + Global MBA 3 Years (Universal AI) + 1 Year (UK)*** INR 5.58 Lacs per year (Universal AI) + GBP 14000* (UK) per year
Global BBA + Global MBA + Sail & Learn Leadership program, PAR University College, Croatia 5 Years (Universal AI) + 7 days (Croatia)*** INR 5.98 Lacs per year (Universal AI)
Top Up or Lateral Entry Any Year INR 5.58 Lacs (Universal AI)

Note : *Visit Partner University website for actual fees. Cardiff Met. will offer 50% tuition fee scholarships for Universal AI students who continue their studies at Level 6 /Year 3 or start their PG. This is a highly competitive scholarship that will be awarded to the highest-scoring applicants set out in the terms and conditions.

** For Transfer to UK, there is an additional fee of 2 Lacs from BBA+MBA, and 4 Lacs from BBA as a Transfer Fee.

*** Sail & Learn Leadership program at Croatia is included in the fees (both boarding & lodging).

Boarding & Lodging on Campus

  • Single Room (AC) (Limited rooms available) – INR 2,98,000 / year
  • Dual Sharing Room (AC) – INR 1,88,000 / year
  • Triple Sharing Room (AC) – INR 1,68,000 / year

Other Charges:

  • Security Deposit (Refundable) – INR 25,000 / year
  • CSR Activities – INR 5,000 / year 
  • Welcome Kit (Includes University Tie / scarf, T-shirt & Student participation fee in festivals & events) – INR 3,200 / year  
  • Alumni Membership Fee – INR 2,500 / year

Accommodation & Meals

Accommodation & Meals: We offer single rooms AC (limited rooms available) & dual sharing rooms AC with ensuite washroom, common Living & Dining Room with kitchenette. Fee includes student accommodation, house keeping, soft furnishing, WiFi, laundry, gym & extensive sports facilities. Single Sharing apartments (4 pax) will have a refrigerator, a microwave oven & dressing tables.

Food : We offer 4 Meals / Day with Veg., Jain & Non-Veg. options cooked in separate kitchens by SODEXO (Worlds largest French MNC in quality food services in 80 countries).

International Cost of Living UK GBP 600 to GBP 800 per month

Universal AI University & Cardiff Met. University will support students in arranging residence (in campus or private hall of residence) at Cardiff, UK

Fee Refund Policy

If a student withdraws admission from Universal AI for any reason, he/she is entitled to a refund of all fees paid, after deducting the non- refundable the amount mentioned in the below table provided an email or letter notifying the withdrawal and requesting the refund is received on or before June 15 for the Indian Board students and July 12 for the International Board students.

Date of Fee Payment (on or before) Non-Refundable Fee

March 21INR 10,000
April 30INR 30,000
June 15(Indian Board) / July 12 (International Board)INR 50,000

Scholarships (upto 50% of the tuition fee) and Loan Facility

Universal AI one of the best Integrated BBA MBA colleges in Mumbai, India. Here, we believe in supporting our students in every possible manner. Therefore, there are various types of scholarships which we offer to encourage our students academically. scholarships which we offer to encourage our students academically.

Economic (EarlyBird) Scholarship- INR 50,000/-

Early Bird Scholarship is applicable to the students who take admission at Universal AI in the Early Admission Round. Applications for Early Bird is valid upto 31st December.

Special Scholarship - INR 50,000/-

The special scholarship of INR 50,000 is available for following categories namely

  1. Children of Armed Forces
  2. Students with domicile in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
  3. Siblings Scholarship
  4. Parent as Teacher Scholarship
  5. National / International Sports Scholarship
  6. For anyone who has lost his/her parent due to Covid-19

Merit Scholarship - upto INR 1,00,000/-

Depending on the academic performance, we offer following scholarships to our students:

Indian BoardInternational Board GradeScholarship upto
80% to 84.99%30 to 32INR 50,000/-
85% to 89%33 to 35INR 75,000/-
90% to 94%36 to 38INR 1,00,000/-
95% & above39 & aboveINR 1,50,000/-

SchoolAchievement Scholarship - INR 25,000/-

Letter of Recommendation from School Counsellor / Principal – Why you should be considered at Universal AI University?

Means Scholarship - upto INR 1,00,000/-

For families with household income below INR 6,00,000/- p.a.


1) Only one category of special scholarship is applicable per student.

2) Merit Scholarship can not be clubbed with special scholarship.

3) Maximum Scholarship of INR 50,000 can be availed per student.

4) Students are eligible for scholarship if their scholarship application is received prior to May. 

5) The Scholarship application form is available on Universal AI University website.

6) All scholarships are at the sole discretion of Universal AI University.

7) Eligible students’ will receive a Scholarship Award Letter from the Admissions Team.

Education Loans

The following banks offer education loans on their own discretion:

Central Bank of India | Bank of India | State Bank of India | Bank of Baroda | Union Bank of India | Punjab National Bank | Axis Bank | Gyan Dhan | CREDILA – An HDFC Ltd. | AVANSE Education Loans | West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme

Please download the Universal AI University’s Scholarship Application Form from here.