Samarpan Academy Institute of Crisis Management Studies



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Samarpan Academy, Institute of crisis Management Studies (ICMS) is a newly-established centre for academia focusing on the management of crisis resulting from both human activity and natural causes. It offers a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Crisis Management, providing the very best national and international scholars, practitioners and experts currently engaged in the diverse areas pertaining to crisis. The ICMS also offers training, simulation exercises and field visits, not only as part of the curriculum but as practical exercises for a range of different governmental and non-governmental organisations and initiatives.

The specialized nature of the ICMS extends to its purpose built grounds, computer facilities, and online learning experiences to inspire students to forward themselves and the subject.


ICMS strives to achieve excellence and be a world-class education provider. The modules relating to MA Crisis Management are designed in such a way to help to shape the intellectual, moral, and crisis management leadership necessary for meeting both natural disaster and human made global challenges.

The modules in the MA Counseling Psychology course related to Counseling Psychology, aim to help practitioners improve well-being alleviate distress, to resolve crisis and increase capacity. The course pays particular attention to emotional, social, education, development and organizational concerns


To provide a platform for the pursuit of scholarly and practical inquiry in a challenging and stimulating program which supports academic excellence in a new and important field of academic discourse.


  • To conduct an interdisciplinary program for a better understanding both the fields of crisis management and counseling psychology.
  • To prepare students for professional positions in the various fields of crisis management counseling psychology.
  • To prepare professionals who can respond to a range of uncertain, ever evolving crisis management complexities
  • To prepare managers who can evaluate alternative approaches and make critical decisions that facilitate crisis response and recovery operations.
  • To prepare highly ethical professionals who will work within the boundaries of crisis management to ethical, legal and regulatory standards.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to engage in significant and appropriate research within the field of crisis management and counseling psychology.
  • To prepare qualified, knowledgeable, skilful and ethical counselors equipped with the skills to work in a variety of settings.
  • To offer courses with the priority of meeting the educational and personal needs of its students, based on a scientist-practitioner model, with an emphasis on empirical research and evidence-based practices
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Salient features

Resources & Services

ICMS provides various resources and services to help students make the most of their studies and enhance their learning experience.

IT Services:

ICMS provides an IT lab equipped with computers, scanners, photocopiers, audio visual aids and high speed Internet access in order to help students to fulfill their potential.


The ICMS library will aid students in their research by providing a range of different textbooks, reference books, articles and journals from a wide variety of reputed publications.

Innovative Learning Experience:

ICMS provides a feature called virtual classroom, where students will have the opportunity to virtually interact and listen to nationally and internationally reknown dignitaries through a Direct Video Conference (DVC).


The Institute houses a well-designed auditorium for various presentations, role plays, workshops, simulation exercises and many other creative activities which facilitate the process of knowledge sharing.


ICMS has been purpose built. The lecture theatres are constructed with prefabricated, heat-insulating material to create a suitable temperature in all seasons. The lecture theaters are also earthquake resistant with good lighting conditions and comfortable desks and chairs. This is all set amongst trees and green space creating an idyllic space for learning.

Conference and Event Services:

ICMS can host your conferences, meetings, seminars, workshops and teambuilding activities in its large auditorium, able to accommodate up to 150 people and fully-equipped with audio-visual and multimedia facilities, including projection screens and high speed Internet access. Provision of technical support will ensure your event runs smoothly. In addition, the ICMS premises have ample room for break-out group activities.

Full onsite catering services can also be arranged to complement your event. ICMS can host marquee buffet lunches, tea/coffee breaks and wine receptions in its beautifully manicured gardens.

If you are interested in hosting an event related to crisis management issues at the ICMS, don't hesitate to contact us at to discuss your requirements.

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Admission guidelines

For MA in Crisis Management Studies

Applicants should have successfully completed a Bachelor's or an equivalent level program of study of at least three years duration in any discipline. They should have achieved a minimum class of second division in aggregate or CGPA of 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 from universities/boards recognized by Tribhuvan University.

Note: Applicants who have completed the qualifying educational level but are awaiting final results may apply on a provisional basis, provided he/she has already taken the last semester of final annual examinations of the program and passed all previous year/semester papers.

Download Application Form:

Application for Masters Degree in Crisis Management Studies.pdf

Documents to be submitted:

  • Along with the completed application form, students must submit the following documents:
  • Attested copies of mark sheets / grades sheets / transcripts, transfer and character certificates of each level of examination passed
  • The original copy of the Migration Certificate
  • Attested copies of the Citizenship Certificate or Passport (for foreign students)
  • Six copies of a recent photograph (four passport size copies and two auto size copies)

The fee structure of this course is as follows:

  • NPR 5,15,000 for Nepalese students
  • NPR 8,24,000 for SAARC students
  • USD 10,000 for other international students

This is the total cost; there are no hidden costs.

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Message from College

(Retd.) Balananda Sharma picture

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Balananda Sharma


To prospective students and other visitors to our site, I warmly welcome you and hope you will find learning about the program here at the Institute of Crisis Management Studies a fulfilling experience. Tribhuvan University has a strong history of excellence; we are now continuing this tradition in a new and much needed context at the Institute of Crisis Management Studies (ICMS).To current students, our staff is dedicated to helping you fulfill your academic potential, as are the rich array of resources we have to offer. Not only will you be a student here at the institute, but after completion of your two years with us, you will become an ICMS alumnus, which we hope will be a lifelong partnership. Graduating from ICMS will offer a unique opportunity to play a significant role in the practical and academic needs of not only our own nation, but globally as well.I invite you to read on and explore the opportunities we can offer you. Sincerely,Lt. Gen. (Re
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