Tribhuvan University School of Management  (SOMTU)
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Tribhuvan University School of Management (SOMTU)

Kirtipur, Kathmandu
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Established in 2012, the School of Management at Tribhuvan University, located in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, is a leading institution dedicated to providing top-notch management education. The institution is under the esteemed Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University.

Salient Features

  • Legacy of Excellence: SOMTU boasts a rich history of academic excellence, reflecting a strong commitment to shaping future leaders.
  • Unrivaled Learning Experience: The institution offers a learning experience that goes beyond the ordinary, designed to propel graduates toward success in the dynamic and competitive business landscape.

  • Carefully Crafted Curriculum: The curriculum at SOMTU is meticulously designed to equip students with the essential skills, knowledge, and mindset required for success in the business world.

  • Global Recognition: SOMTU's programs enjoy global recognition, emphasizing the institution's commitment to maintaining high academic standards on an international level.

  • Corporate Sector Recognition: Widely acknowledged and respected by the corporate sector, SOMTU has established itself as a reputable institution, ensuring that graduates are well-received in the professional world.

  • Cutting-edge Courses: The curriculum features cutting-edge courses that reflect the latest trends and developments in the business field, keeping students abreast of industry advancements.

  • Real-life Exposure: SOMTU provides students with real-life exposure to the business world, bridging the gap between theory and practice through practical experiences and industry connections.

  • Highly Qualified Professors: The faculty at SOMTU comprises highly qualified and experienced professors who bring a wealth of knowledge and industry insights to the classroom.

  • Innovative Pedagogy: The institution employs innovative teaching methods and pedagogical approaches to enhance the learning experience, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Inspirational Academic Environment: SOMTU cultivates an academic environment that inspires and motivates students to excel, encouraging a spirit of inquiry, creativity, and continuous improvement.

  • Field Immersion: The MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT student are involved in field based project work in which students in second semester visits various organisations and places for a week. The main purpose of such visit is to enhance the contextual intelligence of students. Students will get opportunity to understand the local business environment and develop their ability to work in diverse team for management and innovation.

  • Industrial Tour: The students in MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT are taken for industrial tour either in or outside Kathmandu valley for exposing them to the real operations of Nepalese organisations and different aspects of their management including finance and control. All the third semester students are required to take part and submit reports of their industry visits. The SOMTU will bear lodging and transportation costs for the industrial tour and all other costs will have to be borne by students themselves.

  • Experiential Learning (Internship): Students in MBA, MBA FC, and MBA IT at the end of the third Semester shall be assigned to organizations for practical exposure and business orientations. The period of internship shall be of ten weeks. At the end of the internship, the student shall prepare a report on the prescribed format and present it in a seminar organized by the School.

  • International Study Tour for MBA-GLM program: MBA GLM Students are required to undertake an international study tour in a South-Asian or South-East Asian country to gain an international exposure. In this study tour, students visit to present their project and visit number of global businesses and observe and study the global business operations.

Admission Guidelines

Students meeting the minimum qualification requirement can apply for the particular course of their interest. Please read eligibility in the courses offering section.

Students' intake will be based on a highly competitie basis with a three-stage screening evaluations:

  • SOMAT written test
  • Group Discussion
  • Individual Presentation
  • Personal Interview


In order to encourage students to excel in the program SOMTU has arranged a scholarship of Rs. 25,000 for students securing the letter 'A'. The amount of scholarship shall be deducted from the fee payable in the subsequent semester.


The School of Management at Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) stands as a premier institution dedicated to nurturing excellence in management education. Emphasizing student-centered learning, international perspectives, and industry alignment, SOMTU distinguishes itself as a top business school in Nepal. Established in 2012 as an autonomous institution under the esteemed Faculty of Management at Tribhuvan University, SOMTU has consistently delivered high-quality education, fostering holistic, socially responsible, and capable professionals.

SOMTU's mission is to develop individuals capable of meeting the demands of today's organizations and possessing an entrepreneurial mindset to create and grow their ventures. The institution believes in providing students with a comprehensive learning experience that goes beyond the classroom. Through diverse learning methods, including field immersion, industry visits, interactions with experts, seminar participation, and engaging case studies, SOMTU ensures students are well-prepared for success as they transition to the next stage of their careers.

The flagship programs at SOMTU, including the full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Administration in Global Leadership and Management (MBA GLM), Master of Business Administration in Information Technology (MBA IT), and Master of Business Administration in Finance and Control (MBA FC), are rigorous two-year courses designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experiences necessary to thrive in the dynamic world of business in their respective areas.

With a curriculum encompassing coursework, practicum, internships, and research projects, SOMTU's MBA programs offer a well-rounded education that prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of the business landscape. Prospective students are invited to join SOMTU to unlock their potential as management professionals or entrepreneurs. The institution encourages exploration of new horizons, gaining invaluable industry insights, and developing leadership qualities that set individuals apart.

SOMTU promises a student-centered culture of excellence, an international perspective, and the support of a dedicated faculty and staff committed to student success. The journey towards a successful and fulfilling career begins at SOMTU, inviting individuals to be part of a vibrant community and embrace the opportunities that await them. Together, let us shape the future of management education and make a positive impact in Nepal and beyond.