Students’ Affair and Registrar

Welcome to Jimma University Registrar Office

Business and Economics College

Student Affairs Office (BECO OSA)

BECO OSA is one of the nine units of Jimma University Registrar Office dedicated primarily to serve faculty and students by providing services of scheduling, registration, record keeping and reporting. The College OSA undertakes student registration, maintains student academic records and record grades, assigns classrooms and administers the issuing, renewing and replacing of the students’ identification cards. In general, the college registrar has the following roles;

  • Recruitment and registration of students according to the prepared plan of the university;
  • Keeping academic records of students appropriately and systematically;
  • Receiving admission applications to the college;
  • Issuing, renewing and replacing, identification cards; and
  • Preparing list of students ready for graduation to be endorsed by the college AC.

The collegeOSA undertakes student services of the following five departments of the college;

  • Department of Accounting and Finance
  • Department of Banking and Finance
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

 Admission Information

Each semester existing students are required to register for classes for the next semester. The registration process starts in the respective departments of the college and ends with the ‘Registered’ stamp stamped on the Registration slip at the respective record keeper in the college registrar.

To register for classes, students should collect three copies of registration slips from the respective department and fill the required information and get them signed by the head of their departments and submit two copies of the slip to the respective record keeper and keep one keep with them.

 Admission to regular graduate program

The candidate must have completed the academic requirement for the Bachelor's degree with:

  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 or higher from any recognized college of higher learning. However, given the availability of spaces admission to the School of Graduate Studies shall be on competitive basis.
  • The candidate must be supported by at least two letters of recommendation from appropriate body or colleges. Such letters of recommendation should preferably come from instructors or employers who are well acquainted with the applicant’s ability to cope up with the requirements of graduate study s/he applies. 
  • Graduate students shall present evidence of financial support/ability to defray costs of tuition and research project. Any graduate student shall not, in any case, be allowed to register and start attending classes without presenting this evidence. 
  • Admission shall take place three times in a year for the spring semester beginning in January, for the fall Semester beginning on September and summer semester beginning in July.
  • Age: Anyone who wants to join the graduate program can apply. For pedagogical reasons or special requirements of field of study, the College Academic Commission may set appropriate age limits subject to the approval of the Council of Graduate Studies. However, the maximum age limit an applicant to be admitted to the masters program shall not exceed 35 years and for PhD program 45 years.
  • A candidate to be admitted to the graduate program shall pass the Post Graduate entrance exam and/or other specific requirements that may be set by the respective department and the Council of Graduate Studies.

 Admission to Undergraduate Program (Regular)

 

To be admitted to any undergraduate program in the college, he/she must satisfy the following minimum requirements
  • He/she must complete high School education and obtain the necessary pass marks in the Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate Examination (ESLCE) or when the Student completed his Secondary Education abroad, he/she must be with of equivalent academic achievements as determined by the Ministry.
  • The Student must be able to produce evidence proving that he/she has the financial capacity to defray tuition expenses or he/she shall sign the Cost Sharing contract in accordance with the manner set by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Admission to Continuing and Distance Education (CDE) Program

  • The same or similar regulations as in the regular degree programs may apply for admission into the Continuing Education Program.
  •  International Students
  • Admission of foreign students shall be determined by the general criteria of Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
  • Tuition and Fees

Academic Resources:

    • Academic Affairs
    • Academic Rules and Regulations
    • Remedial Actions
    • Student Information Management System (SRS)
    • E-learning
    • Forms [registration, sponsor, cost-sharing, etc]
    • Academic Calendar

Programs:

Undergraduate Program List [department specific]

      • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Accounting and Finance- Regular, Extension and Distance
      • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Banking and Finance- Regular and Extension
      • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Economics- Regular, Extension and Distance
      • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Management- Regular, Extension and Distance
      • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management- Regular

Masters Program List  [department specific]

      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Accounting and Fiance- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Banking and Finance- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Project management and Finance- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Economics(Economic Policy Analysis)- Regualar, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Development Economics- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Industrial Economics- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Transport Economics- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)- Regular, Extension and Week End
      • Masters of Public Management (MPM)- Regualr, Extension and Week End
      • Master of Arts (MA) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Regualr, Extension and Week End

PhD Program List [department specific]

      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Management- Regular
      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Financial Economics- Regular
      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in Industrial Economics- Regular

Continuing Education

      • Off-Campus Study Options (Gilgel-Gibe, Lucy Academy, etc)
      • ABH Campus at Addis Abeba
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)-  Extension and Week End
      • Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Project management and Finance- Extension and Week End
      • Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Development Economics- Extension and Week End
      • èEvening Programs (see extension programs under programs above)

Human Resources

The office runs with the capacity of fifteen (15) personnels. All these individuals will take part in the process admission, registration, keeping files, promoting students upto graduation in one way or another.

Help Desk (contact details of offices for specific services like based on programs or so)

  • Dr. Leta Sera ... coordinator of the office of Student Affairs and Registrar of the college
  • Mrs. Awetash Aradom ... a record officer in charge of admission, registration and graduation of all programs
  • Mrs. Tigist Yemane... a record keeper in charge of all Postgraduate programs
  • Mrs. Selamawit Kifle... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate Accounting & Finance
  • Mr. Wakweya Kenate... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate Banking and Finance
  • Miss. Kidist Belete... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate Economics
  • Miss. Kefawerk Geneme... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate Management, and Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Mrs. Hatiya ... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate distance programs
  • Mr. Tagesu Sori ... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate distance programs
  • Mrs. Mulatiwa Heramo... a record keeper in charge of Undergraduate extension programs
  • Mrs. Kidist Mamo... a record keeper in charge of undergraduate extension programs
  • Mr. Umer AbbaRaya... an office boy in charge of all forms and ID cards
  • Mrs. Zara, Miss Aberu and Miss. Rawuda.. office girls in charge of all messages

Contact Us/Contact Address/

Our address is Business and Economics College

(near Aramaic Hotel): office number

BECO 001; Telephone: 047 111 33 47

              Contact Person:
                 Dr. Leta Sera
BECO, Coordinator of the office of Student Affairs and Registrar of the college

Contact Address

    • P. O. Box:    378, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    • Office Tel.:    0471113347
    • Cell Phone:    0922666671
    • Fax:   
    • E-mail Address:    letammj@yahoo.com
    • Skype    letasera1