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MBA Colleges in Nepal

December 28, 2018
Last updated July 09, 2024
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A broader perspective of the world, critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, effective communication, analytical skills, individual enhancement, through knowledge and skills is what Master of Business Administration (MBA) delivers.

MBA program is a 2-years course with more than or equal to 60 credit hours and the skills, capabilities, and knowledge the program develops in different sectors of management (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Human Resource, Marketing, Operation, Information Technology etc.) equips the students for entrepreneurship/ managerial roles that will be offered to them after they graduate. 

Besides the routine classes, group discussions, individual presentations, case studies, projects, field visits, and other practical aspects have enriched the MBA Course and made MBA one of the most sought-after course in Nepal and around the globe.

Types of MBA programs:

MBA is broadly divided in two categories, MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA) but on the basis of specialty (major/concentration) and/or mode of delivery, the MBA program has been named as MBA Evening, MBA Weekend, MBA (Global Business), MBA (Finance) and MBA (IT), MBA -Entrepreneurship etc.

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) / EMBA program in Nepal


About 33 types of MBA and EMBA programs are currently being offered in Nepal by various colleges under the affiliation of different National and International Universities.

Currently, 5 Nepalese Universities namely Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Pokhara University, Purbanchal University, and Mid Western University, offer MBA/EMBA program while 13 International Universities offer these programs via their affiliated Colleges in Nepal.


The candidates seeking admission in Master of Business Administration (MBA) program must have completed Bachelors Degree or equivalent from a recognized University.  

[Note: The eligibility criteria and admission procedure may vary according to the Universities]

Here is the comprehensive list of various MBA programs offered by Nepalese Universities and foreign Universities.

MBA Programs and Colleges in Nepal

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) - Tribhuvan University

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a Two years (4 Semesters) course of 60 credit hours of Tribhuvan University. On the basis of Specializations/Concentrations the MBA program of Tribhuvan University are of 5 types namely MBA (General), MBA in Global Leadership and Management, Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF), Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (MBA-E) and Master of Business Administration in Information Technology (MBA IT). 

Offering Colleges: 

Tribhuvan University School of Management, Kirtipur offers MBA (General), MBA in Global Leadership and Management, and MBA IT. Similarly MBA - Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) and MBA in Entrepreneurship (MBA-E) programs are offered by Lumbini Banijya Campus, Butwal and Kailali Multiple Campus, Dhangadi. 

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) - Kathmandu University

MBA at Kathmandu University is an intensive two year course spread over six terms of full time study. In the first year, students complete three terms, each lasting 14 weeks involving intensive class -room study and practical business projects. In the second year, they complete three terms with an option of earning more credits in their area of concentration or taking more electives to broaden their managerial competency base. 

This program is offered by Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM).

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Purbanchal University 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a Two years (4 Semesters) course of Purbanchal University. This 69 credit hours course of Purbanchal University is aimed to prepare managers for business and non- business sectors by developing their professionalism.

Offering College: 

  1. Purbanchal University, School of Management (PUSOM)
  2. Kantipur International College
  3. Kathmandu Don Bosco College

Besides these, Birgunj Public College (BPC), Kantipur Valley College (KVC), Central Engineering College, DAV Business School, Model Multiple College, Novel Academy, Presidency College of Management Sciences, and Zenith International College (Biratnagar) also offer MBA programs under Purbanchal University.

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) - Pokhara University

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a Two years (6 Trimesters) course of 66 credit hours of Pokhara University. There are 4 varieties of MBA program offered by Pokhara University on the basis of on the basis of specialty (major/concentration) and/or mode of delivery. They are Master of Business Administration (MBA), MBA Finance, MBA (Global Business), MBA (Job Holders), and MBA-Evening. 

MBA program of pokhara university is offered through Pokhara University School of Business, Uniglobe College, SAIM College.  Besides the above-mentioned colleges, Excel Business College, Quest International College, Ace Institute of Management, Amity College, Mahendranagar, Apex College, and Boston International College Also offer MBA under Pokhara University.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Mid-West University

Two varieties of MBA programs are offered by Mid-Western University on the basis of on the basis of mode of delivery namely Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Business Administration-Evening (MBAe). 

Mid-west University School of Management and Global College International (GCI) offer this program. 

Executive MBA (EMBA)

Three Universities of Nepal namely Kathmandu University, Pokhara University and Purbanchal University offer Executive MBA (EMBA) program in Nepal.

Offering Colleges:

  1. Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) (Kathmandu University)
  2. Kathmandu Don Bosco College (Purbanchal University)

Besides these, Kantipur Valley College (KVC) (Purbanchal University), V.S. Niketan College (Pokhara University), and Ace Institue of Management (Pokhara University) also offer Executive MBA.

International MBA programs in Nepal

Various International Universities offer MBA program in Nepal via their affiliated colleges. They are as follows:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - International American University

The MBA program affiliated with International American University is a thorough two-year graduate program, offering 60 credits. It aims to enrich students' understanding of business by connecting academic theories with practical strategies to address contemporary business issues.

The curriculum covers advanced concepts and strategic leadership, blending analytical, quantitative, and strategic skills. The program's overarching aim is to nurture distinctive leadership qualities in MBA graduates, enabling them to emerge as influential and effective leaders in the corporate realm.

Model Institute of Technology (MIT) offers this MBA program. 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a 2 Years/ 4 Semesters, 72 credit hours programme of Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation. This programme is specifically designed to provide an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills as a business manager in various work settings. This programme is offered by Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF).

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Lincoln University College

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) course offered by Lincoln University College in Nepal focuses on graduates who have developed the self-reflective mindset, the analytic mindset, the collaborative mindset, the worldly mindset and the action mindset.

Offering Colleges:

1. Phoenix College of Management
2. Texas College of Management and IT
3. Nepal Business College 
4. IIMS college

Master in Business Administration (MBA) - Westcliff University, CA, USA

Westcliff University’s curriculum consists of graduate and undergraduate degree programs in business and education as well as other certificate programs.

Offering colleges:

1. Presidential Business School
2. Kings College offers Master in Business Administration (MBA General), MBA Agribusiness, MBA Entrepreneurship, and MBA Nonprofit. 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - London Metropolitan University

MBA program of London Metropolitan University run has been designed for candidates from diverse background, focusing on those who have practiced working experience in managerial positions. 

This programme is offered by Islington College, Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - University of Bedfordshire  

MBA program of University of Bedfordshire promises a transformative experience that enables students to enhance their innovative as well as creative capacities leading them to succeed in life after graduation. Patan College of Professional Studies (PCPS) offers this course.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Leeds Beckett University 

With a history dating back to 1824, Leeds Beckett is a world-class university that was featured in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. The University works with a host of businesses to ensure their research and courses are contemporary, rich, and relevant, and meet the career ambitions of their students.TBC offers MBA (Graduate) and MBA (Executive) with affiliation from Leeds Beckett University.

Other Remaining MBA programs

Besides these programs, other three types of MBA programs are offered in Nepal namely Master of Business Administration (MBA) - University of MadrasMaster of Business Administration, MBA - Queen Margaret University (UK), and MBA (Executive) - Leeds Beckett University, UK by various colleges.

Find the full list of colleges that offer MBA program here

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