BBM : Bachelor's Degree in Business Management

Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) is a newly launched 4 years, 8 semester course of Tribhuvan University faculty of management. Each semester constitute of 16 weeks of intensive study. The program covers 120 credit hours.

Students who want to enroll for BBM Program must pass the CMAT examination. Seven Business Schools of Nepal offers Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) program with affiliation from Tribhuvan University.

The BBM program of Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University is designed for aspiring business leaders and managers of the future. The BBM graduates are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and self-confidence to assist in effective and successful management, within constantly changing and highly competitive national and global business environment. This course has been designed with the objective of producing middle-level managerial manpower in the sectral areas.

Program Objective of BBM:

BBM program is designed with the following objectives:

1. Develop students’ skills in creative thinking, decision making, leadership, communication, and gain understanding of operations and change.

2. Develop students’ understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation, and effective management of business operations in a dynamic business environment.

3. Prepare students for professional life to work as business manager and entrepreneur.

Features of BBM:

Teaching Pedagogy

The BBM program is based on the student-centered learning approach. The general teaching methodology of the program includes interactive lectures, students’ presentations, case studies, and projects. The teaching faculty shall determine the appropriate teaching-learning methods suitable for each course.


The BBM program is an intensive professional program. 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.

Examination and Evaluation

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.

Normal and Maximum Duration of Study

The normal duration and the maximum duration for the completion of the requirements for the various programs are as follows:

  1. Normal duration 48 months (8 semesters)
  2. Maximum duration 96 months (16 semesters)

Failing in Course

Students who do not qualify to appear in the semester-end examinations will have to reregister and retake the course as per the semester cycle. Students who are qualified but fail to appear in the semester-end examinations or fail in the semester-end examination can appear in make-up examinations as per the semester cycle. FOM shall organize chance make-up examinations in the last semester only where a student may appear in 6 courses of the earlier three semesters.

Graduation Requirements

The BBM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BBM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.

  1. The successful completion of 120 credit hours as prescribed with a minimum of passing grade in all courses with CGPA of 2.00.
  2. A minimum of grade ‘C’ obtained in the Project Report Writing Or Internship.
  3. Completed all the course requirements as specified in the curricular structure section within the maximum time period specified in the normal and maximum duration of the study section.

Admission Requirements

Eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum D+ grade in each subject of grade 11 and 12 with CGPA 1.8 or more
  • Minimum score of second division marks in 10+2, PCL or Equivalent in any discipline.
  • Students should strictly fulfill all the application form requirements needed in appearing the entrance exam.

Entrance Exam:

Students applying for BBM must fill in the application form about their detail description of personal information and past academic records.

The candidate selection process takes place in three phases which are as follows:

  1. Written Exam (CMAT test),
  2. Individual presentation
  3. Interview

CMAT (Central Management Admission Test) is taken by Faculty of Management (FOM) where students’ verbal ability, quantitative techniques, logical reasoning and general Awareness is tested.  The test is taken in the format of SAT exam.  The individual presentation and interview is taken by college concerned. After all kind of examinations are completed, the merit list is published by considering the three aspects.  60% of the total marks obtained in CMAT exam, 30% for the total marks obtained in plus two or equivalent level and 10% of individual presentation and interview. And then the students are admitted according to merit list.

Scope and Career Prospects

BBM like other management course has very promising scopes. The BBM graduates are enrolled in almost all sectors. One can be saleable in the most of the work place after the completion of BBM degree. BBM graduates can work in different positions, which are as follows.

  • Business Consultants
  • Business Management professional
  • Business Researcher
  • Finance Managers
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Management Accountants
  • Marketing Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Research and Development Managers

Not only are this, students willing to pursue higher study in MBA or MBM are also highly benefitted by the course structure of BBM. This course is also favorable for those who are interested in going abroad. 

Course of Study

The BBM program is based on semester system. It is a 4 year program spread over eight semesters, each semester constitute of 16 weeks of intensive study. The program covers 120 credit hours. The curricular structure has business tool courses, business foundation courses, focus area courses and elective area courses.

1st Semester

S.N. Code Name of Subjects
1 SOC 201 Sociology For Business
2 ECO 211 Introductory Microeconomics
3 ENG211 English – I
4 MGT 201 Principles of Management
5 MTH 201 Business Mathematics – I


2nd Semester

S.N.CodeName of Subjects
1ACC 201Financial Accounting
2ENG 212English- II
3MATH 212Business Mathematics
4PSY 201Psychology
5ECO 212Introductory Macroeconomics


3rd Semester

S.N.CodeName of the Subjects
1ACC 312Computer Based Financial Accounting
2ENG 213Business Communication
3STT 212Business Statistics
4FIN 311Basic Finance
5SOC 312Nepalese Society & Politics


4th Semester

S.N. Code Name of Subjects
1 RCH 311 Business Research Method
2 MGT 313 Taxation in Nepal
3 ACC 313 Accounting for Decision Making
4 MGT 314 Human Resource Management
5 FIN 312  Financial Management


5th Semester

S.N.CodeName of the Subjects
1MKT 311Fundamental of Marketing
2MGT 314Legal Environment of Business
3OPR 311Introduction of Operation Management
4MGT 203Organization Behavior


6th Semester

S.N. Code Name of Subjects
1 COM 312 Database Management
2 MGT 315 Business Environment in Nepal
3 MGT 316 Introduction to International Business
4 BNK 214 Commercial Banking


7th Semester

S.N. Code Name of Subjects
1 ELE 226 Event Management
2 ITC  311  E-Commerce
3 BNK 216 Treasury Management
4 BNK 212 Wholesale and Retail Banking
5 MGT 317 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility


8th Semester

S.N. Code Name of Subjects
1 MGT 318 Business Strategy
2 ISM 208  Industrial Relation
3 ISM 206 Service Operation & Management
4 BNK 218 Micro Finance & Rural Banking