Bachelor of Business Administration | Kathmandu University

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program of Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) is specialization oriented undergraduate program designed to give better and broad knowledge of business and management. BBA in Kathmandu University is a 4 year program spread over eight semesters covering a total of 120 credit hours of study, that include 45 credits for Foundation courses, 60 credits for Core Management courses, 9 credits for Concentration courses, and 6 credits each for Elective courses and Internship. Students must complete their Internship in a business, industrial, governmental or non-governmental organization for a minimum period of 6 weeks in the last semester.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree provides students with strong theoretical knowledge and practical skills in various areas of business management and provides opportunity to focus in an area of their special professional interest leading to many possible career options in private or public business sector.

List of Bachelor of Business Administration Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Business Administration program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Business Administration

The major objectives of Bachelor of Business Administration program offered by Kathmandu University are as follows:

  • To produce professional and intellectual managers and entrepreneurs with conceptual and practical skills to start up their career in management and related field and work professionally and successfully.
  • To develop a broad understanding, attributes and analytical skills among the students for problem solving and decision making of organizations and their management.
  • To help students in understanding the present-day business and social issues and provide them with professional, social and personal ethics to handle them in an organized way.
  • To promote the managerial and entrepreneurial skills in the students to meet the requirements for managerial specialization competencies.
  • To develop competent, dedicated, professional and successful managers and entrepreneur who can carry out and execute plans and policies.
  • To motivate students and enhance their intellectual abilities conducting business research for smooth and effective transition into managerial career.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Business Administration

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Applicants must qualify KUUMAT (Kathmandu University Undergraduates Management Admission Test) a SAT based exam conducted by Kathmandu University with a minimum pass score.
  • Students must have completed their 10+2 (Higher Secondary Education Board) or Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL), or equivalent level certificate from recognized college or universities with minimum 50% in aggregate.
  • GCE 'A' level passed with a minimum GPA of 'C' or above.
  • Non-Nepali can also apply

Admission Procedure:

If you meet the eligibility criteria, along with the completed Application form, the following documents are needed. Application forms can be collected from the Kathmandu University affiliated colleges.

  • Certification of successful performance in KUUMAT as provided by Kathmandu University.
  • Copy of a School Leaving Certificate (SLC) or equivalent mark sheet
  • Copy of a 10+2 (HSEB) or equivalent transcript
  • Copy of a Migration Certificate (Original during the admission)
  • Copy of a Character Certificate
  • Copy of a Citizenship Certificate or valid Passport (For Non-Nepali)
  • One self-written essay (personality profile)
  • Two recommendation letters from principal / teachers of previous school /college

NOTE: Kathmandu University Undergraduate Management Admission Test (KUUMAT) is conducted by Kathmandu University. To get admission into KUMAAT test, applicants are required to contact KUSOM.

Bachelor of Business Administration Syllabus


First Semester

  • ENG 101: English I
  • MAS 101: Mathematics I
  • ECO 210: Macroeconomics
  • ACC 201: Financial Accounting I
  • GEM201: Managerial Communication

Second Semester

  • ENG 102: English II
  • MAS 102: Mathematics II
  • ECO 201: Microeconomics
  • ACC 202: Financial Accounting II
  • GEM 231: Business Management

Third Semester

  • COM 240: Information System Technology
  • MAS 131: Statistics I
  • PSY 141: Psychology
  • SOS 121: Sociology
  • : Management Accounting I

Fourth Semester

  • GEM 230: Business Law
  • MAS 132: Statistics II
  • ECO 230: Economic Development
  • SOS 131: Political Science
  • FIN 202: Managerial Finance I

Fifth Semester

  • : Quantitative Techniques
  • FIN 203: Managerial Finance II
  • HRM 320: Organizational Behaviour
  • PSY 370: Logic
  • MKT 201: Marketing

Sixth Semester

  • MAS-122: Management Information Systems
  • MAS 310: Operations Management
  • HRM 201: Human Resource Management
  • GEM 470: International Business
  • GEM 310: Entrepreneurship & NBF

Seventh Semester

  • GEM 490: Strategic Management
  • : Concentration I
  • : Concentration II
  • : Elective I
  • : Elective II

Eighth Semester

  • : Concentration III
  • : Concentration IV
  • : Elective III
  • : Elective IV
  • : Internship

Scope and Career Prospects

After completing Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Kathmandu University, graduates can look for jobs in marketing, sales, finance, administration in different types of organizations such as banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, educational institutions, hospitals and medical centers, hotels, etc. 

  • Since BBA degree equips graduates with knowledge about corporate management, they mostly apply as a Management Trainee (MT) in a company.
  • A good number of graduates are seen to start their own ventures.  
  • The alumni turns into MBA student by joining colleges abroad or within Nepal. Most of them are seen to do EMBA (executive MBA) course or MBA evening degree at colleges since they are doing full time jobs at daytime.
  • They join as an instructor and mentor for teaching at colleges, schools and educational institutions.

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