Jul 12 2023


Master of Business Studies (MBS) | TU
Master of Business Studies or MBS is a two year (four semester) program of Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. This is one of the most sought degrees in Nepal and every year large number of students gets enrolled in this program. The courses structure of the MBS has been divided into core courses, specialization and thesis writing for giving students comprehensive knowledge of the subject matter from different perspectives. Moreover, the course also aims to make students up to date with the modern practices and changes in the field of business studies. This program is designed in order to develop skills in students for being able to take higher level managerial position in private and public sectors.

Objectives of Master of Business Studies

The main objectives of Master of Business Studies (MBS) program of Tribhuvan University are as follows:

  1. The program aims to provide solid foundation of conceptual and theoretical knowledge of management and business, its functions and areas combined with technical knowledge and applications along with good communication skills.
  2. The progam aims to impart students willing to enter in the business field, the necessary knowledge and ideas of business and business world.
  3. MBA aims to develop the capacity in students to use business studies knowledge in practice and obtain analytical and visionary skills to make conversant decisions while dealing with wide range of management issues.
  4. It aims to develop research skills in students and motivate students in the lifelong learning and professional development in the field of management and business studies.


Admission Requirements in Master of Business Studies

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Students who have passed BBS from Tribhuvan University or any university recognized by TU is eligible for Master of Business Studies program. OR
  2. Students from any stream who have passed Bachelor Degree from Tribhuvan University or University recognized by TU are eligible.
Entrance Exam
  1. Students joining Master of Business Studies program in Tribhuvan University or educational institutions affiliated to TU should pass entrance exam.
  2. The Faculty of Management (FoM) under Tribhuvan University conducts Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) for the MBS level entrance exam.
  3. The test carries full marks: 100 and time duration: 90 minutes
  4. Total question: 100
  5. Verbal Ability, Quantitative Technique, Logically Answering, General Knowledge,Business and economics are of 20 marks each.
  6. Merit list is published after the entrance exam and admission is done as per the merit list published.


Career and Scope

Good managers are treasure to every organization in this business oriented world. Business is one of the key aspects of human civilization. A good management and knowledge of business studies is required to run any organization efficiently. In this scenario, MBS graduates having knowledge of business studies have very lucrative career prospects. In fact business is that field which provides you name, fame, money and power. Master of Business Studies graduates can work in various positions like business managers, administrator, accountant, financial officers, marketing officers, analyst etc. in banks, small and big corporate houses, hospitals and hotels, factories and industries, schools and universities, etc. Every year large numbers graduates are hired by these organizations as per their academic and professional qualifications. You can also get jobs as writer, teacher, academician, researcher, editor, journalist, etc. concerned with business. There is also scope to be lecturer, government officer, business adviser, director, etc. after the graduation. This degree has good scope in the developed countries where graduates have dual opportunity to learn and earn.


1st Semester

  • MKT 511: Marketing Management
  • ECO 512: Managerial Economics
  • MSC 514: Statistical Methods
  • MGT 515: Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 519: Managerial Communication


2nd Semester

  • FIN 510: Financial Management
  • MGT 513: Human Resource Management
  • MSC 517: Production and Operations Management
  • ACC 517: Management Accountancy
  • MGT 518: Business Environment


3rd Semester

  • ACC 519: Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control
  • MSC 521: Research Methodology
  • MGT 522: International Business
  • MGT 524: Entrepreneurship
  • Group A: Specialization Course I
    • fin687 financial derivatives and markets
    • fin688 corporate taxation
    • mkt691 advertising and promotion management
    • mkt692 rural marketing
    • mgt687 recent trends in management
    • mgt688 organization theory
    • acc685 corporate taxation
    • acc686 cost management


4th Semester


  • MGT 523: Strategic Management
  • MGT 525: Dissertation
  • Group B: Specialization Course II
    • : fin685 financial markets and institutions
    • : fin686 international financial management
    • : fin689 investment management
    • : fin690 insurance: theory and practice
    • : fin691 commercial bank management: theory and practice
    • : mkt685 consumer behavior
    • : mkt686 international marketing
    • : mkt687 brand management
    • : mkt688 sales management
    • : mkt689 retail management
    • : mkt690 services marketing
    • : mgt685 organizational development and change
    • : mgt686 quality management
    • : mgt689 performance management
    • : mgt690 leadership and communication
    • : acc687 contemporary auditing
    • : acc688 accouting theory and financial reporting
    • : acc689 management control systems
    • : acc690 balance scorecard: a tool for performance measurement

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