Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies - Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University

Humanities and Social Sciences

4 year(s)

Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies is a four years course under the faculty of 

The four-year Buddhist Studies Programme at Tribhuvan University consists of seven Papers and one elective course (optional elective for non-Buddhist Studies majors)

Each Course carries 100 full marks. Students have to score at list 40 marks to pass the course. Of the total 100 marks, 30 marks will be based on Continuous/internal evaluation and rest of the 70 marks will be awarded based on the students' performance in the final examination taken at the end of academic year. Student must pass both internal and final Examinations.


To be eligible for admission to four-year BA Buddhist Studies, student will have completed and received a higher secondary certificate (10 + 2) or equivalent degree in any discipline or stream from any institution recognized by Tribhuvan University. 

Curricular structure

First Year 

BS 421 History of Buddhism

BS 422 Buddha and His Teachings

Second Year

BS 423 Buddhist Literatures

BS 424 Buddhist Philosophy and Logics

Third Year 

BS 425  Buddhist arts, Architecture and Archaeology

BS 410 Introduction to Buddha and Buddhism

Fourth Year 

Buddhist Cultures and Traditions in Nepal 

Research Methodology, Academic Writing and Art of Translation 

Curriculum details of Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies.pdf