Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA) is a four year program of Tribhuvan University (T.U), Faculty of Management. This course was introduced by joint decision of Central Department of Public Administration along with Public Administration Campus located in Jamal, Nepal. This course was introduced in the academic year 2071/2072 B.S. It is based on semester-wise learning system and has altogether 8 semesters which includes of 120 credit hours in total. This is more likely a new course than any other courses which were ever introduced in Nepal. This course has been added to Tribhuvan University's Bachelor Level Curriculum of Management. This course is helpful for all those students, who are willing to pursue their career in Public sector and those who have desire to study the functioning of this course in the public sector.
Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Public Administration program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.
The main objectives that BPA course offers to deliver are:
Candidate should appear for entrance exam conducted by faculty of Management (FOM) and those candidates who pass the entance exam must have to appear for the interview. The written exam is operated in four different sections. The section includes of verbal skills, reasoning with logics, General awareness and knowledge and quantitative techniques which consists of 25 questions in each section.
Those selected candidates who pass both written exam as well as interview should submit their score sheet to the campus. Finally, the selected candidates are enrolled on the basis of merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in +2 and Entrance exam.
HRM461 Nepalese Administrative System
HRM463 Human Resource Development
HRM465 Total Quality Management
HRM466 Employer Employee Relations
LG474 Public Private Partnership
Through BPA, one can understand the bureaucracy and how the policy level functioning of country takes place. Moreover it is beneficial for those who want to excel in loksewa exam because the course is similar with course of government jobs. Those who are pursuing BPA has high chancing of passing government jobs because there is relevancy of course and question asked in the BPA and public service exam. After completion of BPA one can pursue his Master Degree studies as there is linkage between BPA and MPA. Moreover, one who graduate from this course can also get involved in teaching and NGO/ INGO.