TU Bachelor of Business Studies – BBS Course in Nepal | Details, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus and Fees

About Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)

The Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) course is a four years bachelor’s degree course. BBS course is offered in Nepal by Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Management.

Bbs course in Nepal
BBS Course in Nepal

BBS is a yearly exam-based academic course. After completion of this program, students will have specialization in General Management, Marketing Management, Financial Management, and Accountancy.

BBS Course Time of Completion

The BBS course is a yearly exam-based course. It is a 4 years bachelor’s degree course (if you complete it regularly). However, it is not compulsory to complete it within 4 years. You can complete the course within 7 years of your admitted education year.

BBS Course Fee in Nepal

The average fee for a BBS course in Nepal is NPR 30,000 per year

The total fee for the completion of the BBS course varies depending on the college. Normally it ranges from NPR 10,000 to NPR 50,000 per year.

This is a tentative figure and doesn’t match in every college. Depending upon fees and colleges, you may have to pay extra for study materials and other necessary fees.

Eligibility Criteria (Requirements) for Admission to BBS Course

The candidate applying for admission to the BBS program should have the following criteria:

  • 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 another University/ Board recognized by T.U or must have studied mathematics or economics as a full paper at the 10+2 program.
  • Must have studied English as a full paper at the 10+2 or equivalent program.
  • Must have secured the minimum marks at the 10+2 or equivalent program as prescribed by the Faculty Board or campus concerned.

Minimum Grade Requirement for BBS course

The minimum grade required to enroll BBS program is D+ (1.8 CGPA). This is equivalent to the second division i.e at least 45% in +2 or equivalent.

Subjects in Bachelor of Business Studies

The followings are the subjects for the Bachelor of Business Studies.

BBS 1st-Year Subjects

The purpose of the first-year program is to build a strong foundation in students to prepare them to comprehend business concepts, theories, and practices. The first-year program is organized into the following compulsory and core courses:

BBS 1st-Year SubjectsSubject CodesFull Marks
Business EnglishMGT 201100
Business StatisticsMGT 202100
Microeconomics for BusinessMGT 203100
Financial Accounting and AnalysisMGT 211100
Principles of ManagementMGT 213100
BBS First-Year Subjects

BBS 2nd Year Subjects

The objective of the second-year program is to furnish students with fundamental principles, techniques, and comprehension of foundation and core courses. The foundation courses are crucial for building an understanding of business operations. The core courses impart vital knowledge and skills that form the foundation of business studies. As such, the second-year program comprises core and mandatory subjects, which are as follows:

BBS 2nd Year SubjectsSubjects CodeMarks
Business CommunicationMGT 205100
Macroeconomics for BusinessMGT 209100
Cost and Management AccountingMGT 212100
Organizational Behavior & Human Resource ManagementMGT 223100
Fundamentals of Financial ManagementMGT 216100
BBS Second-Year Subjects

BBS 3rd-Year Subjects

The purpose of the third-year program is to provide basic concepts, tools, and an understanding of the fundamentals of business studies. The core courses provide essentials of learning which are basic to understanding the broader areas of business studies. The third program is therefore organized into the following core and compulsory courses:

BBS 3rd-Year SubjectsSubjects CodeMarks
Business LawMGT 204100
Foundation of Financial SystemsMGT 226100
Business Environment and StrategyMGT 217100
Taxation in NepalMGT 224100
Fundamentals of MarketingMGT 214100
BBS 3rd-Year Subjects

BBS 4th Year Subjects

In the fourth year, the students are encouraged to focus on a particular function and concentration area of business studies.

TU offers 4 streams/concentrations each including a group of 5 subjects. You can first decide on one concentration out of the 4. Then you can choose 3 subjects out of the 5 subjects in that concentration.

BBS 4th Year SubjectsSubjects CodeMarks
EntrepreneurshipMGT 220100
Concentration Subject I*100
Concentration subject II*100
Concentration subject III*100
Business Research MethodsMGT 22150
Final ProjectMGT 40150
BBS 4th Year Subjects

*The subject’s code depends upon which one of the following concentration areas you choose. After choosing the concentration area, you can select any three subjects within it.


BBS 4th Year Subjects Concentration Areas

The Faculty of Management offers 4 concentrations. They are Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Management.

Accounting

  • ACC 250: Accounting for Banking
  • ACC 251: Accounting for Business
  • ACC 252: Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACC 255: Advance Auditing
  • ACC 256: Advance Cost and Management Accounting

Finance

  • FIN 250: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
  • FIN 251: Commercial Bank Management
  • FIN 255: Management of Financial Institutions
  • FIN 253: Fundamentals of Investment
  • FIN 254: Insurance and Risk Management

Marketing

  • MKT 250: Fundamentals of Selling
  • MKT 251: Customer Relationship Management
  • MKT 252: Foreign Trade and Export Management in Nepal
  • MKT 253: Fundamentals of Advertising
  • MKT 254: Fundamentals of Services Marketing

Management

  • MGT 251: International Business
  • MGT 256: Small and Medium Enterprises
  • MGT 257: Event Management
  • MGT 258: Project Management
  • MGT 259: Technology & Information Management

Objectives of Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)

The objective of the BBS program is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of business and organized activity.


Frequently Asked Questions About Bachelor of Business Studies

What is the time of the BBS course?

BBS is currently a 4 years Bachelor’s degree course. Previously, it was a 3 years course. You can finish the course within 7 years from the admission year.

What is the minimum grade required for admission to the BBS course in Nepal?

The minimum grade required to enrol BBS course in Nepal is D+. This is equivalent to 1.8 CGPA or 45% in +2 or equivalent.

What is the average fee for the BBS course?

The average fee is around NPR 25,000 to 30,000 per year in private colleges. If you choose Government colleges, you can make it around NPR 15000 or below.

Is the BBS course hard?

No. The BBS course is a moderate difficulty academic course. BBS course is not hard to pass as the exam question pattern is arranged in such a way that every student can pass with a little effort. It is the easiest course in Nepal after doing +2 in management.

The syllabus covers a wide range, but due to the easy examination structure and question-picking method, it is easy to complete.

One comment

  1. I wanted to ask that if due to some reason, one can not complete all his four years exams within the provided course period i.e. 7 years. What are the consequences for the same. And if there is any chances one can get condonation.

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