Shanker Dev Campus (SDC) was established as Nepal National College in 1951 AD as , initially at Durbar High School and then at Tri-Chandra College in Kathmandu. Following the government's plan to merge it with Tribhuvan University, it was renamed Shanker Dev Campus in 1973 AD to recognize Professor Shanker Dev Pant's efforts in purchasing a site and constructing a structure for the campus, which were largely motivated by his missionary zeal.
Shankerdev Campus runs undergraduate and graduate courses in business and management for example Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) and Master of Business Studies (MBS). In addition, it also offers the degree of Master of Business Management (MBM), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) and Bachelor of Business Management (BBM).
Over the period Shanker Dev Campus has produced middle and manger level professionals required for the country. It has in addition, produced a number of politicians and administrators and some of them have reached the highest level of careers in their lives. It retains one of the best faculties available in the country quite dedicated to quality education in management. It carries the distinctive legacy as the pioneering Campus in Management education in Nepal. It is centrally and strategically located with sufficient premise and other facilities required for imparting quality education.
Shanker Dev Campus has successfully played the pioneer role in the development of Management Education in Nepal ever since the introduction of National Education System Plan in 1971. Now, SDC family feels proud to find many of its Bachelor and Master 's Degree holders assuming key roles in government offices, various financial institutions, corporations and in private sectors.