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All class XII passed students fulfilling the eligibility criteria are automatically registered in the GCBS admission portal system. To review your registration status and marks secured, you must login using your Class XII Index Number and Date of Birth.

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Bachelor of Accounting

1. Bachelor of Accounting

Accounting is the language of business and forms the cornerstone of various career paths. It plays a crucial role in every business and extends across various organizational functions. Why study Bachelor of Accounting?
The Bachelor of Accounting is offered to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, practices, and techniques. The programme aims to develop students’ knowledge, skills, and abilities in the field of accounting, preparing students for a wide range of career opportunities in the accounting profession.
What will you learn?
The programme will provide you with a solid technical skill set across key areas such as financial and corporate reporting and data analysis, cost and managerial analysis, tax, audit and assurance, accounting information system, corporate law, and other key areas of accounting to equip students with a solid foundation in accounting. In addition, the programme offers various other functional and professional development modules to develop your professional skills and interpersonal skills which are indispensable to produce competent and ethical accounting professionals ready for diverse career opportunities.
This degree could be for you if…
You are set on a career in Accounting, or looking forward to working in industries as public accountant, corporate accountant, management accountant, financial analyst, tax specialist, internal auditor, forensic accountant, and financial manager. You want to expand your expertise in specific accounting fields by pursuing professional certification programmes, such as the Certified Public Accountant, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Certified Management Accountant as the curriculum of the programme is integrated with the knowledge required for such certification programmes.
Bachelor of Finance and Economics

2. Bachelor of Finance and Economics

Finance focuses on effective use of the company’s scarce resources maximizing the value of shareholders by managing the risks of the market, taking effective investment decisions, managing expenditure and steering the company towards profitability and sustainability. Economics with Finance helps to apply principles related to market dynamics and pricing mechanism and broader economic environment. It reviews the functioning of the economic system in business operations, and overall regulatory framework that supports businesses transformation.
Why study Bachelor of Finance and Economics?
This programme facilitates students’ learning of both micro and macro aspects of the financial system. It provides an expertise of important principles of finance and economics and their application in the real world such as financial management, investment analysis, and economic analysis, which in turn enables the students to be adaptable to various roles in the business world. The combination of knowledge of finance and economics fosters critical thinking skills and is able to analyze financial and economic data, and assess the impact of financial decisions on broader economic contexts.
What will you learn?
This degree will help students to acquaint themselves with the theoretical knowledge of the various financial topics such as corporate finance, financial risk management, investment analysis and portfolio management, digital economy, international trade, alternative investment, equity analysis and valuation, financial modeling, project financing, and financial econometrics. Besides, the learners will develop various technical skills that aid them to effectively allocate scarce resources and maximize the return of the key stakeholders of the company. Further, the acquired skills of the students act as strong foundations, empowering them to handle complex financial situations, make informed decisions, and contribute significantly to their organizations. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to assess market conditions, develop business plans, and make financial decisions critical for the success of a new venture.
This degree could be for you if…
You are passionate to develop critical skills in the area of finance and economics. The programme can help to pursue significant roles in banking, financial analysis, investment management, economic research, and policy analysis. The integration of knowledge and skills in finance and economics can help start your own venture as an entrepreneur and consultant/researcher. Besides providing attractive job opportunities, the programme is also aligned with professional certifications like Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). After such a degree programme, you can expand your skill set and create additional career opportunities around the globe.
Bachelor of Business Intelligence

3. Bachelor of Business Intelligence

The programme, Bachelor of Business Intelligence, is geared towards producing financial engineers, business intelligence experts, business analysts, and consultants among many other accolades of opportunities. The programme is designed to produce market-ready graduates equipped with the necessary and relevant skills.
Why study Bachelor of Business Intelligence?
The survival and growth of modern organisations depend on managing processes and capabilities to effectively use a growing set of highly varied data from different sources to assist organisations’ strategic and operational goals. Therefore, the programme seeks to not only prepare competent analysts with a strong grounding in economics, business and management, and analytical tools (statistical, mathematical, and information technology) as its main focus but also groom business leaders in the use of sophisticated tools and techniques for decision-making.
What will you learn?
Business Intelligence employs the combination of rapidly growing available data, both in organisations’ data stores and through third parties, and the equally rapid development in software interoperability, data exchange mechanisms, and data mining and visualisation techniques. Owing to the current demand and trend of the market, students will learn various analytic techniques, financial engineering, research, AI, machine learning and business process automation tools and technologies. Students will be introduced to and become proficient in analytics tools such as Python and R programming, database management systems and any other relevant data analytics and data visualisation tools.
This degree could be for you if …
You want to become a business intelligence analyst, data analyst, consultant, financial analyst, researcher, financial engineer, risk analyst or any other in this spectrum. Even if you want to become computer programmers or coders, this programme will lay the foundations for you with additional knowledge and skills of business environment and processes. You will also be equipped with the necessary skills to become independent consultants or researchers with the capability to employ machine learning and big data analytics.
Bachelor of Business Management

4. Bachelor of Business Management

Business management involves developing adaptable leaders with a robust background in business education. It includes supervising individuals, resources, and procedures to guarantee the smooth and proficient functioning of a business.
Why study Bachelor of Business Management?
This degree is crucial for individuals aiming to develop versatile skills and a comprehensive understanding of business management. The programme focuses on building high business acumen, emphasizing organizational and managerial aspects. With a robust foundation in business education, students gain competencies in presentation, communication, IT, analytical thinking, interpersonal relations, and organizational management. The emphasis on strategic thinking and problem-solving enhances competitiveness in the job market, and the acquired knowledge and skills pave the way for further academic pursuits.
What will you learn?
You will master a wide array of skills which includes evaluating environmental impacts on businesses, navigating business laws and regulatory frameworks in Bhutan, and determining optimal financing structures. The programme also emphasizes effective use of economic information, problem-solving with quantitative tools, and strategic analysis of organizational functions. You will develop skills in responding to competitive changes, applying management strategies, and implementing options for organizational changes. The programme covers effective communication, decision evaluation, policy development, ethical considerations, corporate social responsibility, strategic leadership, and intellectual property rights for a comprehensive understanding of business management.
This degree could be for you if…
You are looking for diverse and promising career opportunities, including roles in administration, business analytics & development, consulting, project management, and corporate leadership. The programme's focuses on strategic thinking and problem-solving prepares you for success in various industries, and you also have the chance to explore entrepreneurial endeavors, becoming key players in the business landscape.
Bachelor of Human Capital Management

5. Bachelor of Human Capital Management

Human Capital Management is a study discipline covering how talents are attracted, developed, motivated and workforce dividend is reaped for organizational success.
Why study Bachelor of Human Capital Management?
This programme is designed to produce a pool of leadership infused professional managers who can understand and manage both rational and emotional dimensions of human capital in any organization. The graduates are expected to build a career in corporate/business sectors, civil/government organizations, or non-profit/non-governmental organizations as Human Capital (HC)/Human Resource (HR) Officer, HC/HR Analyst, HC/HR Adviser/Consultant, HC/HR Managers, Administrators or Corporate Executives.
What will you learn?
In a four-year period, students will learn certain crosscutting business management modules including Management Theory and Practice, Business Law and Governance, IT for Business, Business Economics, Business Statistics, and Business Research Methods. However, the focus will be on Human Capital specific core modules such as Principles of Human Capital Management, Leadership in Organizations, HR Planning, Recruiting and Onboarding, Training and Development, Performance and Compensation Management, Human Capital Analytics, HR Issues and Auditing, Leading Cross-Cultural Organizations, and Organizational Development. Additionally, students will learn practically through internships, which are a part of the programme package.
This degree could be for you if…
This degree is for everyone who is interested in working with people and driving organizational success through efficient management of employees and their contribution. Also, if interested in pursuing professional certification in Human Capital/Human Resources Management, this degree could be the best fit.
Bachelor of Marketing

6. Bachelor of Marketing (Digital and Communication)

The Bachelor of Marketing (Digital and Communication) aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of marketing principles and practices, with a specific focus on digital and communication strategies.
Why study Bachelor of Marketing (Digital and Communication)?
The Bachelor of Marketing (Digital and Communication) programme, considering the current marketing trends, prepares students for a wide range of marketing roles in various industries, where they can apply their knowledge of digital marketing, communication strategies, critical thinking, and ethical practices to drive business success.
What will you learn?
The programme facilitates professional handling of social media platforms, content management systems (CMS), email marketing software, web analytics tools, search engine optimization (SEO) tools, and digital advertising platforms. You will be equipped with skills in using data analysis tools and techniques to make informed marketing decisions and evaluate the success of marketing campaigns. You will be able to assess communications creativity and the importance of a creative strategy: involving planning, development, implementation, and evaluation for the success of the promotional campaign.
This degree could be for you if…
This degree can be suitable for individuals with personality traits and interests for marketing profession will find this programme enriching: Creative Thinkers: enjoy coming up with innovative ideas for marketing campaigns, digital strategies, and communication initiatives. Effective Communicators: good communication skills, who can articulate, are persuasive, and are adept at conveying messages across various channels. Tech-Savvy Individuals: comfortable with technology, social media platforms, and digital tools for digital marketing
Admission Information and Process
Before you proceed further, you are required to read the following instructions/information carefully and agree that you have understood and comply with the conditions.
1. Who should apply for GCBS programmes? 2. When to Apply?

Don’t be excited on day one, take your time to decide the programme choice.

  • 1. Apply only after careful study of the programmes and fully convinced about your interest and career prospects (refer to the programme profile). Once you are sure of your eligibility and interest, you may click the “Agreebutton and proceed to apply for the Programme Category of your choice.
  • 2. Be informed that once applied, you will not be able to change the programme category.
  • 3. The last date of online registration is on 15 March 2024.
    • 3. What are the CONDITIONS?
      • a. You can choose ONLY ONE Programme Category: Category A OR Category B.
        • i. Category A : Bachelor of Accounting/ Bachelor of Business Intelligence/ Bachelor of Finance and Economics
        • ii. Category B: Bachelor of Business Management/ Bachelor of Human Capital Management/ Bachelor of Marketing (Digital & Communication)
      • b. You must select/tick the appropriate Source of Funding option/s:
        • “Higher-Education Grant (Government Scholarship)”
        • “Self-Financed”
      • c. If you wish to apply as a Self-financed student, you must select “Self-financed” in addition to “Higher-Education Grant (Government Scholarship)” under the Source of Funding. If you do not select the “Self-Financed” option, you will not be registered for seats available under the self-financed programmes.
      • d. Ensure your details are filled in correctly as per the form. Once you have provided your information, make sure that your phone number stays active during the admission process. The Admission Team of GCBS will not be liable for any incorrect information provided by you.
      • e. How do I know that my application has been submitted? You will receive notification for successful submission of application and should be able to see your application number online.

      Admission Process

Post Application Information
4. What happens after you have applied?
  • a. You will be shortlisted for GCBS Entrance Test (GET) based on the merit ranking of Ability Rating Points of Class XII marks according to the admission criteria announced: https://www.rub.edu.bt/index.php/admission-criteria-and-tuition-fee-for-the-academic-year-2024/
  • Programme Category and No. of Students to be Shortlisted
    • Programme Category A = At least 700 students
    • Programme Category B = At least 400 students
    GCBS do not expect you to have studied the subjects before the Programme.

  • b. The GET will be administered online on 21 April 2024, and it will comprise a Personal statement, Personality trait and Aptitude.
    • i. Personal Statement
      • This is an opportunity for prospective students to express motivation for applying to the programme/s. The applicant may write personal statements for two programmes, or choose to write for all three programmes if you wish to apply for either of three programmes. Each statement can be a maximum of 250 words.
      • If Personal Statement is not written for specific programme/s, your application will not be considered for those programme/s for which you have NOT submitted the personal statement.
What GCBS is looking for in the
    Personal Statement for each programme?
    Personal Statement will be used for checking your enthusiasm and suitability for the degree programmes offered at GCBS. Every applicant is unique, and you are expected to show what makes you a strong candidate in your personal statement.

GCBS expects the following from the potential applicants:
  • Bright with strong academic achievements
  • Excited by, and have strong potential/curiosity for, analytical problem solving
  • Curious to use selected programme/s to explore evolving challenges in commercial, policy or other contexts
  • Passionate to learn how to use cutting-edge technique to examine and solve the select programme related questions
  • Motivated and engaged learner who works well independently as well with others, with strong communication skills.
  • You are expected to convince the College that you have evidence/apt that meets these criteria in your personal statement.
  • ii. Personality Trait The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) will be used to determine personality types and match a student’s interest with their preferred programme category.
  • iii. Aptitude Test This will test your ability/competence required for the business programmes focused in Language, Quantitative aptitude, Logical reasoning, and awareness of global affairs.
Selection Criteria
For programmes under each Category, the potential candidates will be merit ranked based on the Ability rating points (60%) and GET result (40%). Selection will be based on the following weightage on 2-3 May 2024.
  • 60% of Ability Rating Points
  • 10% Personal Statement
  • 10% Personality Trait Test
  • 20% Aptitude Test
The prospective students will be contacted over phone by the GCBS admission team and offered a place on the programme (conditional). The applicant must confirm their acceptance when called. Thus, all applicants must have made prior decisions and alternative options.
GCBS do not expect you to have studied the subjects before the Programme.

Confirmation of Admission in the Programme

After confirmation of acceptance to the offer, to guarantee a place on the programme, applicants must pay confirmation fee / security deposit. :
  • a. Security deposit of Nu.7500 must be paid within 2 weeks (17 May 2024), failing to which seat will be offered to the next standby applicant/s.
  • b. The security deposit shall not be refunded if the candidate does not report to the college.
  • c.For those students, who report to the college, the amount will be retained by the college as a Security Deposit until their graduation (terms & conditions apply).
Contact us during the office hours (9.00AM-5.00PM):
Phone #:+975-5-282270/77685339
Email: admission.gcbs@rub.edu.bt