Established in 1996, Kathmandu College of Management (KCM) is the first college to introduce Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program in Nepal. Since then, KCM has become one of the most preferred choice for students who want to pursue BBA education in Nepal with its reputations of not only providing quality management education but also equipping students with the necessary skills and mindset to excel in today’s competitive, complex and ever changing business environment.
KCM has believed in the culture where it keeps the students first and carries along the learning process with the team work between the students and the education providers.
The culture reared by KCM can be stipulated in the following points.
"Students Come First" is the idea behind everything we do at KCM. In every event or activity of the college, students are the focus point. Talk to any of the college staff or meet any of our faculty, the utmost importance of students for overall success of the college and its programs becomes obvious. KCM is indeed a student-centered college.
Teamwork is a key factor that differentiates KCM from other colleges. In every curricular and co-curricular matter, teamwork among students, faculty, faculty and students, and faculty and management is very crucial part of KCM culture. The great emphasis on teamwork has significantly contributed to making our programs highly effective.
Students learn effectively by doing. In every subject, students get ample opportunities to learn through involvement in several assignments, projects, papers, presentations and cases that add value to the learning process.
The very first lesson students get at KCM is to take initiative. Whether it is an academic matter or co-curricular activities, the stress is on their own initiatives. Their own initiatives facilitated by faculty and management create an environment that stimulates learning at KCM.
KCM Student Council is an initiative of KCM students. It was established with a vision to promote a cooperative culture amongst the students and to enhance their leadership skills. The basic objective of KCMSC is to provide students a platform for over-all development, with specific emphasis on co-curricular activities. To achieve this objective, KCMSC promotes and organizes various activities within and outside the college. These activities are conducted by the clubs, under the guidance and support of the council and the management. The clubs under the KCMSC are: Sports club, Arts club, Volunteers club, Career club, IT club and Publications club.
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ESTD: 1997 AD
Message from Mr. Bishnu Raj Adhikari
For more than two decades, 1996 onward, Kathmandu College of Management (KCM) has maintained its niche as the leading institution for value-based management education that not only focused on strengthening professionalism among students but also stressed on reinforcing human and ethical qualities.
At KCM, the focus has always been on preparing students through constant engagement and involvement In every activity, be they academic or co-curricular, so that the learning process happens in an environment of student participation. This has Indeed, given KCM a distinctive quality.
Even as the KCM team continued with this pedagogical approach, a turning point occurred In 2014 when KCM entered into a partnership with SIAM University of Thailand offering the Bachelor in Business Administration programs — BBA in Finance and Banking and BBA In Marketing. Since then, over the years. KCM has grown from strength to strength with its strong dedicated faculty and outstanding students, who take up the challenges thrown up by the rigour of learning with unmatched zeal knowing full well that they are being prepared and equipped with the skills needed for next-generation entrepreneurs and business leaders in the global corporate setting.
In this backdrop, it Is with a sense of great joy that I welcome you to the KCM family. In the course of the four-year program, this crucial phase of your life, you will experience the fun of exploring your potentials and areas of interest; the joy of evolving as you find your mental abilities grow and you mature emotionally, and last but not the least you finally become ready to not only take on the daunting tasks that all your endeavors entail but also to excel in whatever you do.
The joy I feel in welcoming you is heightened further because the KCM-SIAM partnership has borne its first fruits with our first batch of BBA graduates in Banking and Finance, and BBA In Marketing set to enter the world of real-life business and make their mark.
I believe they have lived the KCM creed and will continue to explore, evolve and excel in all their undertakings.
I wish them all the best and welcome you Into the KCM fold with all my heart.
i. International BBA Program in partnership with Siam University, Thailand specializing in either Marketing or Finance and Banking over four years (134 credit hours).
ii. Student exchange program to Thailand with one semester to be studied at Siam University, Bangkok.
iii. Over 6 types of need and merit based scholarships provided to 15 students each year.
iv. Alumni spread across 19 and more countries working at top companies.
v. Over 10 months of internships throughout four years of course at the college.
vi. An independent student council with seven clubs according the need of the students, five student platforms including a finance lab, business incubation centre, etc. vii Partnerships with local and international companies for all round real world business exposure.
We at KCM welcome students that are focused and true to their ambitions. KCM believes that consistency is the key to success. Therefore, we welcome students with an aptitude to work and learn continuously and churn out good results.
Students who have completed their Grade 12 or equivalent from any discipline can apply for the program. To be eligible, you need a passing grade with minimum Grade C in all subjects. Students with GED certification must have passed all subjects with a minimum score of 580. The student is required to submit the application form along with the following documents:-
Students waiting for Grade 12 results can apply on a provisional basis.
With a commitment to attracting the brightest talent for the International BBA program, Kathmandu College of Management has pledged financial support to high achievers from underprivileged backgrounds. Swangsri Sivakriskul Jehendar Scholarship Program is a need- based endowment awarded for outstanding academic merit. It covers a full tuition waiver so that students have access to a fulfilling learning environment, with the hope that the scholars will contribute to their communities after they graduate.
1. Swangsri Sivakriskul Jehendar Scholarship Program is open to all Nepali citizens. To be eligible for selection;
2. Students must have attained at least 80% marks in School Leaving Certificate from a government school
3. Secured above 75% marks for 10+2 board results from any private or public institutions.
4. Display strong leadership qualities and good character.
5. Priority will be given to applicants from low-income families or marginalized communities.
1. In order to apply for the scholarship program, students must be admitted to the KCM – Siam University International BBA program.
2. Submit the Scholarship Application form along with the other admission requirements. You can download the form from the link provided below.
3. Write a personal statement explaining why you deserve to be awarded the financial aid.
4. Please nominate 2 references (other than family member or relative) who can vouch for your family’s economic status and whom we can contact.
Sponsored by KCM, Merit scholarship is awarded each year to student who demonstrates exceptional academic ability. This scholarship is targeted for freshmen and is awarded in the following year. The award includes 100% tuition fees for that year.
Eligibility and selection criteria:
1. Student must have successfully completed his/her academic year (1st/2nd/3rd).
2. Student must top his/her respective batch for a year.
Management appreciation scholarship is awarded by the management to those students who exhibit great potential in academics and extracurricular activities. The management individually considers the fourth year students during the selection.
The student body of KCM provides two scholarships to students with outstanding academic achievement and leadership involvement. Scholarship holders of Student Council Scholarship receive 20% off in their tuition fees.
Best Council Member award is provided by the Student Council, for those students with outstanding contribution to the council and its events as well as strong leadership quality
Platinum Excellency Scholarship is for the students of final year. Students who have actively contributed in council events for 3 consecutive years are eligible. They are required display strong leadership quality along with their excellent academic background.
1. Student must have completed their 3 years.
2. Student is required to display strong leadership quality along with their excellent academic background.