BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDIES (BBS)
This course enables students to achieve their ambition through enhancing and developing business knowledge and skills and meeting the challenges of the global and competitive nature of Business. The main objective of this course is to prepare students for employment, developing transferable skills that can be used anywhere in the country and abroad.
The objective of the BBS program at the FOM is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. The program 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 First Year Program
The purpose of the first year program is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to Comprehend the business concepts, theories and practices. The first year program is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:
First Year (500)
MGT 201: Business English 100
MGT 202: Business Statistics 100
MGT 203: Microeconomics 100
MGT 211: Accounting for Financial Analysis 100
MGT 213: Principles of Management 100
The Second Year Program
The purpose of the second year program is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the foundation and core courses. The foundations courses are required to develop understand business practices.
The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic in the broad area of business studies. The second year program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Second Year (500)
MGT 205: Business Communication 100
MGT 206: Macroeconomics 100
MGT 212: Cost and Management Accounting 100
MGT 214: Fundamentals of Marketing 100
MGT 216: Foundations of Human Resource Management 100
The Third Year program
The purpose of the third year program is to provide basic concepts, tools and understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic to understand broader area of business studies. The third program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:
Third Year (500)
MGT 204: Business Law 100
MGT 215: Fundamentals of Financial Management 100
MGT 217: Business Environment and Strategy 100
MGT 218: Taxation and Auditing 100
MGT 219: Organizational Behavior 100
The Fourth Year Program
In fourth year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular functional and concentration area of business studies. Building on the foundation laid in the first, second and third years, the principal mission of the fourth year world:
1) To enable the students to concentrate in one functional areas of business. FOM offers four streams of concentration courses:
a) Accounting b) Finance
c) Management d) Marketing
2) To provide opportunity to students to engage in research and final project presentation.
Fourth Year (500)
MGT 220: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
Concentration I 100
Concentration II 100
Concentration III 100
MGT 221: Business Research Methods 50
MGT 401: Final Project 50
Eligibility Conditions for Admission
The candidate applying for admission to the BBS Program:
1. Must have successfully completed the 10 2 in business/ commerce or an equivalent course from a Higher Secondary School Board or from Tribhuvan University or from other University/ Board recognized by T.U or must have studies mathematics or economics as a full paper at the 10 2 program.
2. Must have studied English as a full paper at the 10 2 or equivalent program.
3. Must have secured the minimum marks at the 10 2 or equivalent program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or campus concerned.
4. Must satisfy any other entry requirements or criteria as prescribed by the Faculty Board or the campus.
Final Project Work
The education of future manager will be incomplete without exposure to organizational reality. Therefore, The final project work is made an essential academic requirement for the fourth year students in all Concentration courses. To write a project work students will undergo a field work and spend four weeks studying and learning from the organization during the time fixed by the campus/college. After the field work, the student will write a project report on the format prescribed by the FOM and submit it to the college/campus for evaluation. The student may also be asked to present the report to the general class and/ or faculty members. The evaluation of the report will be made by a team of external and internal examiners appointed by the by the Research department of the respective campus/ college. The project work should relate to the student's specialization. The student must complete the prescribed number of hours of practical work in all courses requiring such work to the satisfaction of the concerned department. The final practical examination will be conducted jointly by team of external and internal examiners appointed by the office of controller of examinations. A student will have to pass the theoretical, practical and project work examinations separately in all the courses having theoretical, project work and or practical components. Minimum General requirements. The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS program are as follows:
1. An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
2. The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 day *4:10hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical works, additional hours of study will be required.
3. A paper of 100 marks will have 150 lectures each of 50 minutes. However for practical works, extra class hours will be required as fixed by the Faculty Board.
4. 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.
BACHELOR IN SOCIAL WORK (BSW)
'Social Work' is fundamentally a multidisciplinary course drawing theoretical concepts from different social science, keeping work values and principles at the core. Thus, social work education focuses on holistic and integrated method of practice rather that reduction list approach. Social work education is an attempt towards the building up of knowledge base necessary for the practice (through theory classes), learning and refinement of skill (through concurrent field work) and imbiding necessary ethical and value base (through various exposures, supervision and constant reflection process). Therefore, social work education can play a critical role in shaping up the overall outlook of an individual; preparing the self as an agent for social change.
The total course is divided as follow.
Subject Full Marks
Th. Pr. Total
1. BSW 311 Major (SW I) Concepts and 60 40 100
Principles of Social Works
2. BSW 312 Major (SW II) Methods of 60 40 100
3. BSW 313 Major (SWIII) Integrated 60 40 100
Social Work Practice
4. BSW 314 Major (SW IV) Social Welfare 60 40 100
5. BSW 315 Major (SW V) Research 60 40 100
Methods in Social Work
6. BSW 316 Functional Paper (SW VI) 60 40 100
Development Perspective in
Other Major Subjects offered in BA are:
i) English ii) Journalism ii) Nepali
BACHELOR IN COMPUTER APPLICATION (BCA)
BCA is recently launched programme of TU. This programme is a 4-Years course in Sememster system and is under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students willig to grow as a Computer and Information Systems Manager or a Computer System Analysist or as an IT Officer may join this course.
Minimum requirement to apply for BCA course is 40% or 'C' grade in all subjects of 10 2 or equivalent examinations.
MASTER OF BUSINESS STUDIES (MBS)
The Faculty of Management (FOM), Tribhuvan University, has it ultimate objective of educating students for professional pursuits in business, industry and government. It is further dedicated to contributing for increasing the knowledge and understanding of business and public administration . In this pursuit, FOM aims to develop a networking with management of business and public entities. It also aims to continuously innovate and promote cost effective, socially relevant , modern technology- based educational programs in Nepal.
1. Program Objectives
The objective of the MBS program 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 is able to function as 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 program specifically aims to :
Equip the 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 global perspective.
Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the
Develop research capability in the student.
2. Eligibility conditions for Admission
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.
3. Admission Test
The Faculty of Management (FOM) shall conduct a Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) for the MBS programme. Students eligible for MBS program must sit in the CMAT in order to qualify to apply for admission to the campuses offering MBS programme The FOM shall issue a score- sheet to each student appearing in the CMAT. The admission test shall be concentrated on the following areas:
Logical Reasoning. General Awareness
Business and Economics Students must submit a CMAT Request From to the FOM. Students must submit their applications for admission to the campuses along with the score- sheet Campuses shall prepare their admission merit List based on the CMAT score. The admission shall be strictly on a competitive basis. The applicants must enclose with the application from attested copies of:
Certificates\testimonials of all examinations passed;
Equivalence, transfer and character certificates, wherever applicable; and
. Two passport size photographs candidates selected for admission will have to produce at the time of admission original certificates\ testimonials of all examinations passed.
4. Minimum General Requirements
The minimum general requirements for the MBS Programmer are as follows :
1. An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.
2. A paper of 100 marks will have a minimum of 100 lecture hours and a paper of 50 marks will have a minimum of 50 lecture hours. Each lecture must be of 1 hour (60 minutes) duration.
5. Thesis and Project Work
Students opting thesis or project reports are encouraged to write their thesis or project reports within the selected specialization area.
Thesis: Only those students who have passed all courses of the first year programme shall be allowed to write the thesis. The thesis has to be written under the direct supervision of a faculty member of the campus \ department. Evaluation of the thesis shall be based on the written part (75 marks) and viva-voce (25 marks ). The evaluation of the written part of the thesis shall be conducted through two external examiners. Students should submit three copies of the thesis to the campus\ department for evaluation. The concerned campus\ department should submit two copies of the thesis of the office of the Dean, Faculty of management for external evaluation. Viva-voce of the thesis shall be conducted in the respective campuses by a panel of experts composed of Chairperson of the Research Department, thesis supervisor, and one external examiner to be appointed by the office of the Dean. Both in the evaluations of the written part and viva-voce of the thesis, the average of the marks awarded by the experts will be final. Project Work: Students who opt for project work shall have to work on two assignments during the second year programme on topics approved by the concerned department. The assignments are to be conducted on subject areas of contemporary relevance.
Assignment I :
Term Paper: The First project assignment shall be a term paper concentrated on a literature survey in the approved topic. The term paper should be written in about 2000 words. The evolution of the term paper shall be conducted internally by the concerned department. The term paper shall carry 25 marks.
Assignment II : Field Work: The second project assignment shall be a project report based on a fieldwork on the approved topic. The concerned department has to approve the topic. In the fieldwork, the student will have to collect data and information using relevant instruments. The data and information will have to be
tabulated, analyzed, synthesized and presented in the form of a report in the prescribed format. The report is to be written in about 4000 words. An external evaluator will evaluate the report. The field report shall carry 75 marks.
6. Method of instruction (Teaching Pedagogy)
The method of instruction in the MBS program will be focused on the ways that will help the students tounderstand and analyze the real-life situations in Nepalese business, industry and government, and the global
management environment. A combination of class lectures, group discussions, problem solving exercises, guest lectures, seminar presentation, case analysis, review of literature of small project work will be adopted as the teaching methodology.
7. Graduation Requirements
The MBS programme extends to two academic year. The MBS degree is awarded on its successful completion. All candidates for the MBS degree must fulfill the following requirement:
The successful completion of 1000 marks as prescribed with passing grades in all course,
The passing scores obtained in all theory papers, thesis/seminar papers separately.
Completion of courses for the fulfillment of MBS programme must occur within six years from the time ofadmission.
8. The Course Cycle
In the MBS programme, the courses are offered to be completed in two years. The campus must run for a minimum of 18 hours per week. Each 50 marks paper must have a minimum of 2 lecture hours per week and each 100 marks paper a minimum of 4 lecture hours a week. Each lecture hour has to be of not less than 60 minutes. The course cycle for two years is as follows.
The First Year Programme
The First year pgromme carries 450 marks and is organized into following six courses:
Course No. Course Title
1. MSC 501 Research Methodology 100 marks
and Statistical Methods
2. ECO503 Business Economics 100 Marks
3. MGT 504 Organizational Behaviour and Human
Resources Management 100 Marks
4. ACC 507 Management Accounting 50 Marks
5. FIN 508 Managerial Finance 50 Marks
6. MKT 509 Marketing Management 50 Marks
The Second Year Programme
The second year programme carries 550 marks thatconstitute of three core courses (250 marks), twospecialization courses (200 marks) and thesis or project
work (100 marks). The courses are organized as follows:
1. MSC 502 Production and Operations Management 100 Marks
2. MGT 505 Strategic Management 100 Marks and Business Environment
3. MGT 506 Entrepreneurship Development 50 Marks Specialization Courses 200 Marks Any two courses from the following specialization areas:
A. Management Science (Any two courses)
1. MSC603 Management Information System 100 Marks
2. MSC 604 Decision Support System 100 Marks
3. MSC605 Productivity Management 100 Marks
4. MSC 606 Total Quality Manangement 100 Marks
B. Accounting (Any Two courses)
1. ACC611 Profit Planning and Control 100 Marks
2. ACC612 Advance Auditing 100 Marks
3. ACC613 Tax Laws and Tax Planning 100 Marks
4. ACC614 Accounting Theory 100 Marks and Finanacial Reporting
C. General Management (Any two courses)
1. MGT621 Small Business Management 100 Marks
2. MGT622 International Business 100 Marks
3. MGT623 Organizational Development 100 Marks
4. MGT624 Labour Relations 100 Marks
D. Finance (Any two courses)
1. FIN 631 Foundations of Financial Theory 100 Marks
2. FIN 632 Capital Structure Management 100 Marks
3. FIN 633 Investment Management 100 Marks
4. FIN 634 Financial Institutions and Markets 100 Marks
5. FIN 635 Multinational Corporate Finance 100 Marks
6. FIN 636 Assets Management 100 Marks
E. Marketing (Any two courses)
1. MKT641 Service Marketing Strategies 100 Marks
2. MKT 642 Consumer Behaviour 100 Marks
3. MKT 643 Marketing Research 100 Marks
4. MKT 644 Global Marketing 100 Marks
5. MKT 645 Strategic Brand Management 100 Marks
F. RCH 601 Thesis 100 Marks
(Thesis writing within the specialization are)
G. RCH 602 Project Work 100 Marks