Presidential Graduate School

Thapagaun, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu

Presidential Graduate School, previously known as Presidential Business School was established in 2011 AD. The institution is located in Thapagaun, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.


Presidential Graduate School (PGS) is an educational institution established in 2011 AD, with the aim of becoming a benchmark for providing high-quality education in Nepal. Located in Thapagaun, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, PBS is affiliated with Westcliff University, USA. 

The college offers Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), Master in Business Administration (MBA)Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BScIT) and Master of Science in Information Technology (MScIT)  which is affiliated to Westcliff University, USA. Westcliff University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), a regional accreditation body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

PGS is continuously working to promote quality education in the inter-national academia through creative conception of managerial philosophy rather than through reproduction of received knowledge. 

Realizing that Nepali students migrate abroad for higher studies with the USA always as the first priority Presidental Graduate School has decided to provide international degrees in Nepal with state of art facilities and international exposure giving access to corporate practices and an environment to students to become professionals with effective support of leaders from the local reputed business and corporate houses. Therefore, in liaison with Westcliff University, has taken an initiative to bring home and award international degrees to such aspirants domestically.

At present, Presidential’s focus is exclusively on the School of Business and Management, but the school does envision varied addition of Departments/Schools of global standards conferring accredited degrees from prestigious universities around the world in near future. 

The business and media houses, and other partners (both national and international) will also be working together to crystallize this vision for the extension of the project. 

Vision of PGS

Presidential Graduate School aspires to become one of the best Academic Institution in the South Asia, known for providing experiential learning environment to build the next generation human resources that would lead, inspire and innovate.

Mission of PGS

  • To provide learning environment where individuals are inspired and empowered to become responsible managers, entrepreneurs, leaders and researchers in different management fields.
  • To enhance critical thinking and decision making skills of students through practical, research based and innovative academic programs
  • To promote entrepreneurship through innovation and contribute in nation’s development by creating employments

Salient Features

International Internshio

As a component of the DT program, the students are currently placed in different organizations across India to gain practical experience. They are working on a web development and Meta-verse project to learn hands-on skills and techniques.

Job Placement Cell

The Job Placement Cell (JPC) at PGS works to establish corporate relationships with reputable businesses in Nepal to provide internship and job opportunities for graduates. The JPC believes that practical experience gained through internship programs and experiential learning is essential for producing successful business leaders and innovators. The department is dedicated to finding the best career opportunities for PGS graduates who possess international degrees and unmatched competence. The department has partnerships with respected media and corporate entities in Nepal to facilitate placement and internship opportunities. 

Guest Speakers Session

At PGS, they recognize the significance of the diverse backgrounds and experiences that individuals bring to the table. They believe that the life and work experiences of these individuals can serve as valuable lessons for the students. To that end, they extend invitations to personalities from a variety of fields to share their experiences and engage with our students.


Presidential not only prioritizes academics but also encourages extra-curricular activities to enhance students' personalities. The institution provides platforms for students to showcase their talents through cultural and sports events like Sports Week, PGS Gala, and Holi. These events are managed by student-led clubs, promoting bonding and improving social and emotional intelligence. PGS students also embody the spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) through their involvement in humanitarian efforts like blood donation drives, cleaning campaigns, walkathons, and documentaries on World Environment Day.

Workshop / Training

Regular workshops and training sessions are held to bridge the gap between theoretical education and the practical corporate skills necessary for success in related fields. These sessions are conducted by experts from various fields, who provide valuable insights and expertise in a conducive environment to transfer life lessons and enhance skills.

Toastmasters Club

Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization that has been teaching public speaking and leadership skills through its worldwide network of clubs since 1924. With over 15,800 clubs spread across 149 countries, the organization boasts a membership exceeding 300,000 individuals. Toastmasters International has helped individuals from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. In 2021, the Presidential Toastmasters Club (AREA 2, DIVISION A, DISTRICT 41) was established with the aim of promoting communication and leadership skills among students. The club provides a life-changing opportunity for students to improve their skills and enhance their personal and professional growth.

Writing Center

To acknowledge the significance of English language skills in academic and professional life, PBS has established the PGS Writing Center, which is fully equipped to provide additional guidance and support to students in need. The center offers an opportunity for students to learn and improve their academic writing skills by discussing their writing with experienced tutors. The PGS Writing Center aims to promote excellence in writing through one-on-one writing tutorials for both undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, the center provides tutorials on oral communications, which can be of great value for students preparing for speeches or oral presentations that may be relevant to their future professional lives.

Admission Guidelines



Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university of Nepal or from universities around the globe with a minimum CGPA of 2.0, or 45% or an equivalent grade scale in undergraduate level.


Highschool/+2/A-Level or equivalent degree in any discipline from recognized board of Nepal or from any other board across the globe recognized by HSEB board of Nepal. For A- level, 3.5 credit hours is required.


Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline from recognized university of Nepal or from universities around the globe with a minimum CGPA of 2.0, or 45% or an equivalent grade scale in undergraduate level.


Highschool/+2/A-Level or equivalent degree in any discipline from recognized board of Nepal or from any other board across the globe recognized by HSEB board of Nepal. For A- level, 3.5 credit hours is required.

Documents Required

1. Application form (completed and signed)

2. Application fees

3. Recent passport-sized photos (5)

4. Academic records

• Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools’ Certificates

• Certificate(s) of Bachelor’s Degree (and Master’s Degree), or equivalent qualifications of graduate studies with the respective Grade Reports

• Two recommendation letters sealed in the name of PGS from your former lecturers/ institutions

• Character Certificate

• English Language Proficiency Certificate; that states the previous degree has been completed in English medium

• Personal Statement (stating why PGS and what are your objectives for pursuing MBA/BBA)

• Citizenship English Translation Copy


Merit Based Scholarships is available for both BBA and MBA. 


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