Located in Kathmandu, Madan Bhandari Memorial College serves more than 1100 full-time students in Management, Humanities and Science streams. Founded in 2001 and managed under Madan Bhandari Foundation, a charitable institution in the service of the nation, Madan Bhandari Memorial College offers a wide range of academic courses for students to choose from. The college imparts the quality education in BA, BBS, and BScCSIT with affiliation to TU. The college also runs Masters' Degree courses of sociology, journalism, and English.
Since its inception in 2001, Madan Bhandari Memorial College has achieved remarkable successes in terms of quality education and infrastructural development. It has received generous help from many individuals and institutions for the enhancement of quality education and the development of infrastructural facilities. The land in which the college building stands has been granted by the Government of Nepal. The college building has been constructed with the generous financial assistance from the Government of India. Many donor agencies have pledged to assist the college administration in its noble cause of educating and raising the standards of people.
The motto of the Madan Bhandari Memorial College – Excellence in Leadership in Transformation -- reflects the institutional commitment to quality education. For this, the college has hired the best faculties and set up excellent ambience for teaching and learning. The college has established well-equipped labs for the students of science, hotel management, computer science, and humanities. The well-furnished purposefully constructed classrooms enhance the teaching learning process. The use of modern technologies such as projectors, computers, and other equipment in the pedagogical process makes this college better than any other educational institutions. For the students of journalism and mass communication, the college has established an FM radio station (Mero FM 93.6MhZ) to facilitate and bolster their confidence of the professional career in journalism
Another specialty of the college is quality education at the affordable fee-structure. As a non-commercial and non-profit academic institution, the college imparts quality education at unbeatable price and invests all its surplus incomes to the scholarship programs for students from marginalized and backward communities. In addition, the college provides freeships to the needy and meritorious students from marginalized and disadvantaged backgrounds, communities, and geographical locations.
Excellence in Leadership for Transformation
As one of the best colleges in Kathmandu, Madan Bhandari Memorial College is committed to quality education. The college has revised its vision statement after a decade. The previous vision statement was “Excellence is our Motto.” Now it is “Excellence in Leadership for Transformation” implying the commitment to produce excellent workforce that capable not only to compete in the job market but to lead wherever they intend to work. High quality teaching learning environment is a must for this to materialize. The transformation is a catchword implying positive material and intellectual changes for the betterment of humanity; the leadership is an all-inclusive term referring to the inspiring quality in a person to lead the human civilization ahead the excellence implies the cultivation of good qualities in high degrees. Thus, the college aims to produce high quality workforce capable of leading all professional and amateur sectors, thereby bringing about noticeable progressive changes for the humanity and nation.
Our mission is to provide quality education at cheaper price to the students of all strata of society. Education for all is our slogan. We intend to serve nation and people by producing highly skilled, disciplined academic workforce that is capable of serving people and contribute to the national and international communities and the humanity at large.
Our way of fulfilling our mission is to create learning ambiance in formal and informal settings; that is, in classroom and outside classroom like common areas, labs, cafeterias, libraries, online, on field trips, and so on.
Main objectives of college are as follows:
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Madan Bhandari Memorial College, a well-known institution named after the People’s Leader Madan Kumar Bhandari (27June 1952 – 16 May 1993) who died in a mysterious road accident, was instituted for genuine service to the people and the nation. For his rhetorical skills to voice the rational truth, speciality of political ideals, charismatic quality of leadership, moral uprightness, struggle to uplift life of common people, Madan Bhandari has been recently decorated with the highest state honour—Nepal Ratna, after demise. To commemorate such a magnetic leader, this trust-based community college aims to educate students in a spirit of true service.
The “excellence” in all aspects is the key feature of the college. The college has established many amenities for the students to explore their potentialities. The college building stands in four ropanis of land and contains a number of well-furnished classrooms, labs, auditoriums and office spaces. We have established a college FM station (93.5 MHz) for the real journalistic practice for students. The MBM graduates also have proven their skills by winning gold medals at the university and higher secondary level examinations.
The students willing to join here will have prosperous and lucrative careers. This year, with generous scholarships from Chinese government, the college has recommended sending six science graduates to study medicine and engineering in China. As there has been formal agreement between Chinese government and Madan Bhandari Foundation, such scholarships are likely to extend to Management, Humanities and other subjects. In this regard, the college has become the centre of opportunities for students, faculties and staff.
The college also carries great potentiality to grow into greater institution. With the help of government, non-governmental agencies, social workers and prominent educationists, the institution is being upgraded into a reputed university of science and technology. Most probably this will happen in this year—2073. The proposed university shall focus on imparting knowledge in science and technology in particular, but will also allow courses in Humanities and Management.
Salient Features of Madan Bhandari Memorial College:
Pursuing a college education is about exploring choices, discovering possibilities and developing talents. The students at Madan Bhandari Memorial College have more opportunities to explore who they are and discover what they want to do in future, and to develop their potential to the fullest.
Laboratories and FM station
Since Madan Bhandari Memorial College is fully committed to and aware of the benefits of practical education, it has established well -equipped laboratories in its own building. For the science faculty, the college has established Physics, Chemistry and Biology labs. In addition, Practical lab of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) has been set up for the use of students of JMC. Our Hotel Management Practical Lab is one of the finest labs in the city. Similarly, out students regularly conduct different programmes in Mero FM 93.5 MHZ established by Madan Bhandari Memorial College.
MBM College provides various scholarship for deserving students:
Madan Bhandari Memorial College offers scholarship to both categories of candidates. One scheme is for the new comers and the other for MBM graduates. Under the new comers' scheme, students who have scored 75% and above grade in their former degree are awarded 50% fee wave on Registration fee, 100%, 25%, and 50% concession in Admission fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. Students with 65% and above grade are granted 50%, 76%, 25%, and 50% discount in Registration Fee, Admission Fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. Similarly, students with 60% and above grade are awarded 50%, 50%, 25%, and 50% discount in Registration Fee, Admission Fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. Moreover, students with 45% and above grade are granted 50%, 25%, and 50% percent fee wave in Registration Fee, Admission Fee and Library Fee.
Likewise, +2 and Bachelor's graduate from MBM college have different scheme of grant to cherish. Students with 75% and above can enjoy up to 50% fee wave in Registration, 100%, 50%, and 50% in Admission Fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. Students with 65% and above grade will be granted 50% concession in Registration and 75%, 25%, and 50% in Admission Fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. Also, students with 60% and above grade will be granted 50%, 50%, 25% and 50% discount in Registration Fee, Admission Fee, Monthly Fee and Library Fee respectively. And students with 45% and above grade will be offered up to 50%, 25%, and 50% scholarship in Registration Fee, Admission Fee, and Library Fee respectively.
Besides, the college also offers three months' monthly fee wave to the terminal examination class toppers and two months' monthly fee grant to the second toppers.
Furthermore, there is regular scholarship scheme to be called by the college. Students need to apply with the prescribed application form along with the necessary testimonials. Short listed students will be called for the interview and panel will publish the result of scholarship with various scheme.