Posted Date: 19 Dec, 2011
Category: Tribhuvan University
About MBA Program of Tribhuvan University
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program
The MBA program is implemented by the autonomous School of Management (SOM) on a full time basis. The program’s focus is on developing managerial and entrepreneurial capabilities of students through the curricular and co-curricular activities. The MBA program specifically aims to:
Prepare professional managers for the business and non-business sectors.
Develop entrepreneurs capable of evaluating risks and taking challenges in the emerging Global business environment.
Inculcate knowledge, skill, and attitude in students so that they become scientifically approached, result oriented, and socially responsive management professionals.
The program has been designed at 60 credit hours with components that involves course work, seminars, practicum, experiential learning, and graduate research project. The total duration of the program is 2 years. The program is spread over four semesters. The maximum duration for the completion of the requirements for the MBA program is five years from the date of registration.
The course components comprise of courses on business foundations, core areas, capstone, and concentration area courses. Students also develop their knowledge and skill through research, seminar, practicum, and experiential learning.
Student intake for the MBA program will be twice a year. The spring intake will begin from the month of January for the February – June semester, while the fall intake will begin from July for the August – December semester. In each intake SOM will admit a total of 35 students (30 for regular students and 5 allocated for the Corporate Sponsored and Foreign student quota).
The regular class for the program is arranged between 8.AM to 1.00 PM through Monday to Friday.
The applicant to the MBA program must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible to apply for the MBA program:
A minimum of 15 years’ formal education (12 years of schooling plus three years of graduation).
Must have secured a minimum CGPA of 2.0 or 45 percent in Bachelor’s level. The final decision on admission is taken on the basis of performance scores of an applicant in the admission tests.
Students applying for the MBA program must fill in the application blank with all details of their personal information and past academic records. The application blank and this brochure will be available form the SOM reception during the office hours. The application blank can also be downloaded from the school’s website (www.somtu.edu.np). The completed application along with the transcripts and certificates should be submitted to the office as per the publicly notified time. At the time of submission students pay Rs. 1000 for admission tests. This fee must be deposited in the school’s account no. 0501010000163 at the Global Bank and the deposit voucher submitted along with the application.
SOM shall conduct a four stage admission tests for appropriate screening of applicants. The applicants shall be screened in each of the stages.
Written test: This test will be based on the GMAT format. The duration of the test will be 2 hours.
Group discussion: Groups discuss on a given topic. Performance of applicants is recorded by a panel of judges based on leadership, logic, and conclusions.
Individual presentation: Applicants present their views and opinions on a given topic to the panel of judges.
Personal interview: Personal interview to measure applicants motivation level, attitude and capability to handle the pressure and rigors of the MBA program.
SOM has the final authority in selecting the students for the program.
Fee Structure: The program cost per student will be Rs. 3,15, 000 for the two-year program for regular students and Rs. 3, 40,000 for sponsored and foreign students
Scholarships: In order to encourage students to excel in the program SOM has arranged a scholarship of Rs. 20,000 for students securing the SGPA of 4.0, and Rs. 10,000 for students securing SGPA above 3.7. The amount of scholarship shall be deducted from the fee payable in the subsequent semesters.
Application: December 20,2011- January 10, 2012
Written Entrance Test: January 21, 2012
Orientation Class: February 12, 2011