Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Program Features The BBA is a four-year program structured into eight semesters. A student needs to complete 120 credit hours of coursework, project work and internship for graduation. Besides lectures, the classes are facilitated by case studies, group discussions, project assignments, field visits, class presentations and other teaching methods. Students are emphasized to participate in class activities, group discussions and individual presentations to develop communication and interpersonal skills. The medium of instruction and examination for this program will be English, and a student is expected to have good English language proficiency with acceptable communication skills. The Semester System The prominent feature of the semester system is the continuous evaluation of a student’s performance and flexibility given to the students to progress at a pace suited to their ability as per the credit requirements. The credit hour assigned to each course of this program varies depending on its lecture, tutorial and practical work hours in a week. One lecture/contact hour per week per semester is assigned one credit. That is, a three-credit hours course has 48 class hours.

+2 /HSEB from any stream (Management, Science, Humanities, Education) or Equivalent.
Class Timing
6:30 AM - 12:30 PM (6 Days a Week)
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
Duration of Program
4 Years (8 semesters)
Pokhara University
Total Credit
Curriculum Structure

The curriculum aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and habits necessary for success in the management field. The BBA program provides students with a solid foundation for career growth and prepares them for higher studies. The curriculum comprises the following course structure and semester plan;

Curriculum Structure Credit Hours
Foundation and Analytical Courses 39 Credit Hours
Core and Functional Courses 57 Credit Hours
Concentration Subjects 12 Credit Hours
Electives Subjects 6 Credit Hours
Project Work and Internship 6 Credit Hours
Credit Hours
Total Credits 120 Credit Hours
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The BBA is a four-year program structured in eight semesters. The BBA program consists of 120 credit hours including course work, project work and internship work. This course is designed to provide students with practical skills and knowledge in a variety of business administration areas. Students will also be exposed to business and other social science courses to enhance their intellectual ability and managerial skills. To develop the skills and attitude, students are emphasized to participate in class activities, group discussions and individual presentations.

Year 1

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ENG101 English I 3
MTH101 Business Mathematics I 3
ACC121 Financial Accounting I 3
MGT111 Principles of Management 3
MIS101 Computer and IT Applications 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ENG102 English II 3
MTH102 Business Mathematics II 3
ACC122 Financial Accounting II 3
ECO101 Introductory Microeconomics 3
PSY101 General Psychology 3
Year 2

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ENG201 Business Communication I 3
STT101 Business Statistics 3
FIN131 Essentials of Finance 3
SOC101 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
ECO201 Introductory Macroeconomics 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ENG202 Business Communication II 3
STT201 Data Analysis and Modeling 3
MGT211 Fundamentals of Organizational Behaviour 3
MKT241 Principles of Marketing 3
FIN231 Financial Management 3
Year 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ACC221 Basics of Managerial Accounting 3
RCH311 Business Research Methods 3
MGT314 Management of Human Resources 3
MGT311 Fundamentals of Operations Management 3
Concentration I 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MIS201 Introduction of Management Information System 3
LAW291 Legal Aspects of Business and Technology 3
MGT212 Business and Society 3
PRJ491 Project Work 3
Concentration II 3
Year 4

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MGT411 Business Environment in Nepal 3
MGT312 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
INT391 Internship 3
ACC 515 Elective I 3
Concentration III 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MGT412 Strategic Management 3
MGT313 Introduction to International Business 3
MIS301 Essentials of e-Business 3
ACC 515 Elective II 3
Concentration IV 3
Concentration Courses (12 Credits)

The courses in the concentration level provide students with anopportunity for in-depth study with a particular focus on global business in one of the areas listed belowThey are required to take four courses of two credit hours each (8 credits) from their chosen area.

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ACC421 Taxation 3
ACC422 Auditing 3
ACC423 Advanced Management Accounting 3
ACC425 Accounting Reports and Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACC426 Special Topics in Accounting 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MKT441 Consumer Behaviour 3
MKT442 Advertising and Sales Promotion 3
MKT443 Sales Management 3
MKT444 Retail Marketing 3
MKT445 Service Marketing 3
MKT446 Foreign Trade Management 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
FIN431 Corporate Finance 3
FIN432 Microfinance 3
FIN433 Investment Management 3
FIN434 Bank Operations and Management 3
FIN435 Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN436 Fundamentals of Financial Derivatives 3
FIN437 Financial Institutions and Markets 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
HRM451 Labour-Management Relations 3
HRM452 Contemporary Issues in HRM 3
HRM453 Compensation and Benefits Management 3
HRM454 Negotiation and Conflict Management 3
HRM455 Performance Appraisal 3
HRM456 Human Resource Development 3

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
SBE461 Small Business Entrepreneurship 3
SBE462 Small Business Finance 3
SBE463 Rural Marketing 3
SBE464 Retail Management 3
SBE465 Social Entrepreneurship 3
SBE466 Venture Ideas and Models 3
Electives (6 Credits)

The courses offered in this area are primarily of a non-business nature. Students can take these courses to broaden their knowledge of social and development issues. With the prior approval of the Dean and the Subject Committee, a college may also develop and offer other non-business electives. Students should complete two elective courses (6 credits) to graduate BBA program.

Code Course Description Credits
MSC 622 Quality Management Strategies 2
MGT 625 Innovation and Venture Initiation 2
ECO 640 Econometrics and Business Forecasting 2
MGT 656 Knowledge Management 2
FIN 660 Management Control System 2
PRW 670 Independent Study 2
Project Work and Internship(6 Credit Hours)

Code Course Description Credits
PRJ 491 Project Work 3
INT 391 Internship 3
BBA Evaluation and Grading

The performance of students is evaluated and graded according to the assessment and grading system of Pokhara University. Internal faculty members evaluate student performance through quizzes and oral test, workshop practices, assignments, Term paper, project work, tutorials, lab work, class participation, internship project and the graduate project report. External evaluations are based on the board examination administered by the Office of the Controller of Examinations. The final grades will consist of 60% from internal evaluation and 40% from the end-term examination.

Grade Honor Points(CGPA) Description
A 4.0 Excellent
A- 3.7 Good
B+ 3.3 Good
B 3.0 Good
B- 2.7 Satifactory
C+ 2.3 Satisfactory
C 2.0 Satisfactory
C- 1.7 Minimum Requirement
D+ 1.3 Minimum Requirement
D 1.0 Minimum Requirement
F 0.0 Fail
Enrollment Procedure

A notice inviting applications for admission is publicly announced. Application forms and information brochures are provided, on request, after the payment of the prescribed fee. The concerned college scrutinizes the application. The eligible candidates are informed to take the entrance test. The date and time for the entrance test are informed to the applicants by the concerned colleges. The college may also interview the candidates for the final selection for admission. The candidates who are given provisional admission under special conditions are required to submit all necessary documents within a month after their regular classes begin. A student who fails to do so will have his/her admission cancelled.


The entry requirement for a new student in BBA will be Intermediate or Higher Secondary level (10+2) or Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL), or equivalent as recognized by Pokhara University. In addition, the student must pass the entrance test conducted by the concerned college.

Document Requirement

The applicant is required to submit the following documents with the application form made available by the concerned college/school by paying a predetermined fee:

  • Complete the application form and attach two passport size photographs.
  • Original copy of all certificates and transcripts of SEE or equivalent.
  • Original copy of all certificates, transcripts, and migration to +2 level or equivalent.
  • Certificate of equivalence from CDC if the student has passed grade XII from a board other than NEB, Nepal.
College Admission Test

After submission of documents, the applicants should take computer based college admission test.The test is designed to assess the applicants’ ability in verbal and quantitative reasoning.

Personal Interview

After the applicants are shortlisted based on their score on the admission test, they are required to appear for a personal interview The applicants will be offered the admission and scholarship based on the assessment of interview, and college admission test.


The college management provides different scholarshipsfor the deserving students based on their merits and requirements. The scholarships are categorized based on;

Performance Based Scholarships

This scholarship is provided to all students who are willing to joint SAIM College.It is based on CGPA/Percentage secured in NEB or Equivalent examination. The scholarship is provided to the students in admission amount.

+2 or Equivalent Degree Scholarship Amount
+2 CGPA 3.9 Above 80% on Admission Fees + 25% on Semester Fees
+2 CGPA Above 3.7 -3.9 40% on Admission Fees + 10% on Semester Fees
+2 CGPA Above 3.0 -3.69 10 % on Admission Fees
Semester Based Scholarships

Scholarships will be awarded based on the trimester results of the previous trimester.Trimester topper will be awarded with 1/3 of fee waiver of total trimester fee applicable in upcoming trimester

Tuition and Fee Structure

The college offers BBA program in the total cost of NRs. 600,000, payable in 24 instalments in the period of 4 years. Pokhara University charges are not included in the total cost. The fee does not include books, stationery, accommodation and other personal expenses.

BBA Fee Structure