The objective of the MBS programme is to enable the students to work as competent managers and to meet the demand of higher level managers in organizations, particularly in the functional areas of management. Upon graduation, a student should be able to function as a manager in business, industry, government and non-government sectors, within and outside the country, in areas like accounting, marketing, finance and general management. The MBS programme specifically aims to:
- Equip students with required conceptual knowledge of business and management.
- Prepare managers in the functional areas of management.
- Develop knowledge and skill of business environment in national and international perspective.
- Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the Nepalese society.
- Develop research capability to the students.
- Prepare foundation for advanced studies and research activities in management sector.
Developing managerial practice for imparting skills by student is a central concern of the Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan University (TU). The emphasis upon practice is reflected in various Master level programs. Management program lays special emphasis on developing graduates managerial and entrepreneurial skills over a solid foundation of theories and techniques. Through this two-year (60) credit hours program students develop their knowledge and management skills on the
basis of a good understanding of the existing issues like economic, social, political milieu both at the national and global levels.
The students applying for admission to MBS course must have successfully completed the BBS programme or a bachelor degree on any discipline from Tribhuvan University or from any other University recognized by Tribhuvan University.
Students applying for the MBS program must fill in the application with all details of their personal information and past academic records. The selection of students shall be based on CMAT. The test shall be based on the GMAT and GRE format. The admission test shall be concentrated on testing verbal ability quantitative ability, business and economics and general awareness. There shall be altogether hundred (100) questions in the CMAT containing 25 questions in each section. Students must secure a minimum of 40 percent in the CMAT in order to qualify for the admission.
This program demands a very high level of commitment from students. Students are required to attend regularly all classes and presentations as required by the course. Students failing to attend 80 % of classes shall not be allowed to appear in the semester-end examinations.
The performance of students will be evaluated through ongoing in-semester evaluations and semester- end examinations. The FOM shall have the final authority in conducting, evaluating and awarding grades in semester-end examinations. The course facilitator (instructor) shall decide the grades in the in-semester evaluations. A student is required to pass the internal and external examinations independently.
The in-semester (internal) evaluation shall generally have a total weight of 40 percent in each course. Students have to secure at least 50 percent marks in each subject to pass the in-semester exam. The concerned faculty shall be responsible for the continuous in-semester evaluations. The in-semester evaluation shall be based on a student’s performance in class presentations, case analysis, and project assignments, class tests and others as required by the course. A student must secure a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7 or Grade B minus (B–) in a course in order to be eligible to appear in the semester-end examination of that course. The in-semester evaluations will be based on the following components:
In-semester Evaluation: 40 Marks
Weight in %
In-semester pre-board examination
(Class presentations, case analysis, group works etc)
In case a student remains absent in internal examination due to serious illness will given one-time opportunity to appear in the exam if he/she is able to produce an authorized medical certificate. The internal exam notice will be published by the concerned department or campus.
Grade GPA Percentage Equivalent Performance Remarks
60 – 69.99
50 – 59.99
Pass in individual subject
FIRST SEMESTER 15 Credit Hours
MKT 511 Marketing Management
ECO 512 Managerial Economics
MSC 514 Statistical Methods
MGT 515 Organizational Behavior
MGT 519 Managerial Communication
SECOND SEMESTER 15 Credit Hours
FIN 510 Financial Management
MGT 513 Human Resource Management
MSC 517 Production and Operations Management
ACC 517 Management Accountancy
MGT 518 Business Environment
THIRD SEMESTER 15 Credit Hours
ACC 519 Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control
MSC 521 Research Methodology
MGT 522 International Business
MGT 524 Entrepreneurship
Specialization Course (Any One from Group A)
15 Credit Hours
MGT 523 Strategic Management
MGT 525 Dissertation
Specialization Courses (Any Two from Group B)
FIN 687 Financial Derivatives and Market
FIN 685 Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN 688 Corporate Finance
FIN 686 International Financial Management
FIN 689 Investment Management
ACC 685 Corporate Taxation
FIN 690 Insurance: Theory and Practice
ACC 686 Cost Management
FIN 691 Commercial Bank Management: Theory and Practice
MGT 687 Recent Trends in Management
MKT 685 Consumer Behavior
MGT 688 Organizational Theory
MKT 686 International Marketing 3 Cr.
MKT 687 Brand Management
MKT 688 Sales Management
MKT 691 Advertising and Promotion Management
MKT 689 Retail Management
MKT 692 Rural Marketing
MKT 690 Services Marketing
ACC 687 Contemporary Auditing
ACC 688 Accounting Theory and Financial Reporting
ACC 689 Management Control Systems
ACC 690 Balance Scorecard: A Tool for Performance Measurement
MGT 686 Quality Management
MGT 689 Performance Management
MGT 690 Leadership and Communication