Universal College

Maitidevi, Kathmandu
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Situated in Maitidevi, Kathmandu, Universal College stands as a distinctive institution of higher education, founded in 2054 B.S. by a group of forward-thinking professionals in the realm of Nepalese academia.

Salient Features

College Building:

The college possesses three contemporary buildings and a well-appointed ground. The entirety of these facilities is integrated into the global infrastructure and interiors, featuring superbly furnished decorations that cultivate a welcoming and favorable atmosphere for learning.

Distinguished Team of Faculty

At Universal College, the institution is dedicated to enhancing the abilities of every student. As such, the college employs a one-on-one approach within their classrooms, ensuring that each student's inquiries are genuinely attended to. The faculty and staff make an effort to connect with each student, fostering a supportive, motivating, and all-encompassing atmosphere for addressing concerns and questions.

Student-Centered Learning

From its establishment, Universal College has been home to an esteemed faculty team. These faculty members bring with them extensive years of experience garnered from diverse industries and academic institutions both within and outside the nation. They adeptly infuse real-world environments, cases, and scenarios into the classrooms, resulting in an invaluable and enriching educational journey for the students.

College Atmosphere

Situated in a secure and tranquil setting at the center of Shantinagar, Kathmandu, the college provides convenient accessibility for both students and their guardians. The institution boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure, capacious classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, and a comprehensive library.

Project Works and Researches

Universal College extends its students opportunities originating from both the market and the faculty to participate in diverse short-term and long-term projects. These projects encompass a range of tasks, from undertaking industrial market research for fulfilling immediate small-scale market analysis requirements to spearheading initiatives aimed at promoting new product launches within the market sphere. Additionally, students are tasked with various research subjects, aligning with industry-specific curricula, thereby contributing to the accumulation of existing knowledge. 

Industry Visits and Educational Excursions

Universal College places strong emphasis on the comprehensive advancement of its students. Recognizing that theoretical knowledge dissemination and interaction alone may not suffice to expand their perspectives, the institution orchestrates educational excursions and industry visits for its students. These outings provide them with invaluable opportunities to witness firsthand the processes involved in the development, manufacturing, and delivery of products and services, thereby enhancing their practical understanding of the subjects.

Induction Seminars

A range of orientation programs is available to students, facilitating a seamless, engaging, and enjoyable transition into college life. These programs familiarize them with the institution's staff and faculty, acquaint them with college policies, regulations, procedures, and available resources essential for their educational engagement, learning pursuits, and personal growth.


Every student is provided with a mentor, sourced either from the industry or the institution's faculty pool. These mentors undertake the roles of advisors, supporters, and guides, assisting students not only in their academic endeavors but also in their skill enhancement, career guidance, and placement pursuits. In addition, a student support cell has been established to cater to a spectrum of student requirements and concerns.

Alumni Cell

Universal College takes pride in its widespread alumni community, which spans the globe. These alumni have pursued higher education and established themselves as professionals across diverse industries and careers. To foster this network, the institution maintains dedicated teams within its Alumni Cell. The Alumni Cell proactively engages with and updates alumni profiles, organizes various reunion events, and facilitates connections. This strong alumni network provides mutual support in various aspects, including job placements, postgraduate studies, career counseling, and crucial career insights.


Universal College features a versatile auditorium hall accommodating up to 100 individuals simultaneously. This space is a hub of activity, hosting a variety of club events, capacity-building initiatives, seminars, and workshops that infuse it with vibrancy and vitality, making it the heart of the college's dynamic engagements.


The college provides a roomy and tidy cafeteria that presents a diverse range of hygienic meals at budget-friendly rates. Operating from dawn until dusk, the cafeteria serves as a favored gathering spot for students, accommodating meetings, leisure activities, celebrations, and more.


Each of the classrooms is designed to foster academic excellence and comes furnished with contemporary technological amenities such as multimedia systems, internet connectivity, and Wi-Fi access.

Internet and Wi-Fi

The institution provides round-the-clock internet and Wi-Fi services.


The college boasts a contemporary and well-supplied electronic library featuring an ample collection of reference materials, magazines, newspapers, international journals, and notable publications like the Harvard Business Review, Business Week, and other periodicals.

Computer Lab

State-of-the-art computer laboratories are available for all programs.

Clubs/Cells and Societies

Within the college, diverse student clubs form associations centered around specific interests and goals. Regular meetings and shared activities characterize these clubs, aiming to profoundly impact students' personal and professional development. A wide array of clubs has been established to nurture growth, fostering leadership, civic engagement, collaborative decision-making, volunteerism, and student-industry interaction for both social and career-related pursuits. Guided by faculty and industry mentors, students actively participate in social initiatives spanning awareness campaigns and observances of global events. These autonomous student bodies, registered within the institution, encompass various clubs and societies that orchestrate events, workshops, presentations, competitions, and simulations, enhancing IT and managerial skills, fostering industry interaction, and cultivating experiential learning and insight.

Work Ready Internship Program

Tribhuvan University has integrated an 8-week internship program, carrying 3/6 credit hours, into the curriculum for BBA students. Consequently, the institution aids its students in securing diverse internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid, within Nepal. The primary aim is to ensure that dedicated students capitalize on potential job openings, contingent on their internship performance. Currently, students are engaged in internships across the following placements.

  1. Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd.
  2. Berger Paints
  3. Worldlink Communication
  4. Commercial Banks of Nepal
  5. Soft-Tech
  6. Graphic Design Nepal
  7. Nepal Rastra Bank
  8. Bishal Groups
  9. Nepal Distillery Pvt. Ltd.
  10. Deerwalk

Admission Guidelines

Admission Procedures

To be eligible for admission to the BBA program, you have to pass CMAT (Central Management Admission Test) conducted by the Dean's Office. The test includes verbal ability, Quantitative ability, logical Reasoning and General Knowledge.


Universal College provides merit/need based significant number of scholarships under several titles. Deserving students may get a detailed description of scholarship provision from the college administration. 


The college's journey commenced with a solitary TU-affiliated BBS program in 2054 B.S., which has now expanded to encompass highly sought-after programs such as BBA, B.A., BSW, and M.A. in English. These program expansions themselves bear testimony to the caliber of education provided by the college and underscore the achievements of its students in the job market and real-life scenarios.

This achievement owes itself to the college's inception ethos, boasting a faculty team of nationally acclaimed experts spanning diverse fields like finance, management, commerce, IT, research, and social sciences. Many among them have made their mark through publications, policy research, entrepreneurship, and more. This expert cohort is devoted to molding students into capable leaders who uphold values like truth, justice, and peace across all spheres of life in an evolving world. The team's excellence is further validated by the remarkable achievements of the students at all educational tiers.

In addition to this, the college fosters a highly disciplined environment, offering exceptional physical facilities, dynamic academic engagements, and a variety of sports events. These factors collectively kindle the students' enthusiasm for every task they undertake, ensuring an active and engaged atmosphere during their college hours. Consequently, learning thrives here as an enjoyable endeavor rather than a mere academic obligation.

Moreover, the college strongly encourages each student to adopt a role as a job creator rather than merely seeking employment, inspiring them to become architects of their successful future. As they conclude their tenure at UC, graduating students are anticipated to step into the wider world with an enduring passion for learning and a drive to enhance our world's condition.

According to TU Decision dated 2080-4-7, Sagarmatha Col. For Higher Studies, Dillibazar, Kathmandu  merged with Universal College, Maitidevi, Kathmandu.


To help students acquire and develop necessary knowledge, skills, values & leadership qualities relevant to the 21st century and beyond in diverse disciplines for their personal and professional growth.


The mission of the college is to attract industrious students from all backgrounds to serve a meritocratic Nepal; inspire them to be just and ethical citizens; train them to be wise and principled leaders, and help them become what they promise to be by developing positive attitudes towards thinking, collaboration, leadership, problem-solving and decision-making by widening their horizons to think globally but still rooted in Nepal’s heritage, history and culture.

Message from the Principal

Shiba Datta Gnawali

Thank you very much for choosing UNIVERSAL College and NEW SUMMIT College for your further study after +2/Secondary Education. Congratulations, now you are a member of our Colleges that focus on providing a homely atmosphere where students are encouraged and supported to pursue their dreams and ambitions.

Education here is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students, and enthusiastic parents with higher expectations. Today, the role of Colleges are not only to pursue academic excellence but also to motivate and empower students to be life-long learners, critical and creative thinkers, and productive members of an ever-changing global society, full of challenges and opportunities. Therefore, our Colleges are sincerely trying to unleash students’ explanatory vision; increase their imagination; broaden their horizons; sharpen their innovative ideas; foster their positive thinking; expand their hopes; develop their confidence and enhance their personality by applying a holistic approach in the teaching-learning activities for their personal and professional growth. We also urge our students to chase their intellectual curiosity by cultivating their talents, nurturing their creativity and innovation, and listening and responding to their interests and needs. Our students are also convinced to learn how to learn through regular seminars, workshops, presentations, case studies, project works, discussions, etc. The brighter students are free to excel and the less bright ones are also given every opportunity and support. The talents, skills, and acumen of each student are identified, nurtured, and encouraged so as to reach greater heights by turning learning into a combination of classroom study, research, and scientific discovery in the global context. Education at our Colleges, thus, revolves more around encouraging and inspiring the students to awaken their curiosity and their desire to learn. We also engage them in a wide range of co-curricular and extracurricular activities. Here, their learning meets thinking and passion meets purpose to make them ready for tomorrow. 

At our Colleges, we educate young leaders who can make a difference in the world by focusing on real-world practice. Our vibrant Colleges are designed to develop skills knowledge and values and build relationships that last for a lifetime. Our courses are taught by smart faculty who are renowned scholars, industry experts, leading researchers, entrepreneurs, and instructors dedicated to their students. Learning at UNIVERSAL College and NEW SUMMIT College is the opportunity of a lifetime. The energy will immerse and inspire our students who are trailblazers from across the country. There is no doubt; we will support you throughout your journey in a collaborative and stimulating environment to help make your time here enriching and memorable for you and you’re family. Your destination is our obligation. 

As the Principal, my primary concern will be about the standard of the Colleges and the welfare of the students. We always operate from the paradigm that there is greatness in every home in every parent and in every student and seek to nurture and optimize that greatness. The whole team is committed to making our Colleges national exemplars in the fields of Management, Humanities and Social Science, and Information Technology. With full confidence, I assure you that we will leave no stone unturned to take you to your destination by turning your ideas into results. I, therefore, ask you for joining our Colleges for your further education and wish you all the best. Your feedback is the key to our success.

Dr. Shiba Datta Gnawali