The objective of the BBS BBS programme of Tribhuvan University at the FOM is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. The programme is based on the principle that graduates will spend a major portion of their life in a constantly changing environment. Therefore, the student should have an opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the concepts and reality-based skills underlying the operation and management of organizations.
Upon graduation, students should be equipped to function as a manager in business, industry, and government. The graduate should also have a variety of career opportunities in different sectors of business including entrepreneurship and create much-needed jobs for others.
The BBS program especially attempts to:
- Equip the students with the required conceptual knowledge of business and administration to develop a general management perspective in them.
- Develop required attitudes, abilities, and practical skills in students, which constitute a foundation for the growth into competent and responsible business managers.
- Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the Nepalese society.
- Develop a necessary foundation for higher studies in management and thereafter take up careers in teaching, research, and consultancy.
Minimum General Requirements
The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS programme are as follows:
- An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
- The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 days x 4:10 hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical works, additional hours of study will be required.
- There will be a minimum of five periods (i.e. class hours) each teaching day. The campuses running morning or evening shifts will also be required to meet this minimum class requirement.
Attendance, Evaluation and Grading System
The final evaluation of students is done through the annual examination conducted by the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Tribhuvan University. However, for qualifying to appear in the annual examinations, students must meet the following requirements:
- The student must have a minimum of 70 percent attendance of the classes actually held.
- No student will be allowed to appear in the second year final examinations without first appearing in the first year final examinations.
The grading system in the annual examinations is as follows:
- Third Division 35 Percent
- Second Division 45 Percent
- First Division 60 Percent
- Distinction 75 Percent
The candidate applying for admission to the BBS programme of Tribhuvan University:
- Must have successfully completed the PCL or 10+2 in business/commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board, or from Tribhuvan University, or from any other University/Board recognized by TU.
- Must have scored at least D Plus (D+) in each subject in 10+2
The Faculty of Management recognizes the need for both breadth and depth in the total academic pattern. Therefore, the curriculum for BBS degree comprises four separate and distinct course components:
- A strong foundation in allied areas of business such as language, economic analysis, legal environment, quantitative methods, and research methods to prepare graduates to understand, analyze and comprehend the management concepts, theories and practices.
- Core business studies encompassing and integrating all functional areas to provide graduates with an appreciation of the diversity and inter-relationship of business and management issues.
- The opportunity to concentrate in one area of specialization such as accounting, finance, human resources management, management science, and marketing in order to provide graduates with some degree of functional expertise.
Curricular Structure of Bachelor of Business Studies-BBS (4-year program)
- Business English
- Business Studies
- Micro Economics
- Cost and Management Accountancy
- Principles of Management
- Business Communication
- Macro Economics
- Cost and Management Accounting
- Fundamentals of Marketing
- Fundamentals of Human Resource Management
- Business Environment and Strategy
- Fundamental of Financial Management
- Business Law
- Taxation and Auditing
- Organizational Behavior
- Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
- Business Research Methods-50/Final Project-50
- Concentration I
- Concentration II