Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) - Tribhuvan University


Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) is a newly launched 4 years, 8 semester course of Tribhuvan University faculty of management. Each semester constitute of 16 weeks of intensive study. The program covers 120 credit hours.

Students who want to enroll for BBM Program must pass the CMAT examination.  More than 47 Business Schools of Nepal offers Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) program with affiliation from Tribhuvan University. 

The BBM program of Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University is designed for aspiring business leaders and managers of the future. The BBM graduates are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and self-confidence to assist in effective and successful management, within constantly changing and highly competitive national and global business environment. This course has been designed with the objective of producing middle-level managerial manpower in the sectoral areas.

Program Objective of BBM:

BBM program is designed with the following objectives:

  1. Develop students’ skills in creative thinking, decision making, leadership, communication, and gain understanding of operations and change.
  2. Develop students’ understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation, and effective management of business operations in a dynamic business environment.
  3. Prepare students for professional life to work as business manager and entrepreneur.
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Admission criteria

Scholarships

BBM मा प्रत्येक क्याम्पस/ कलेजले तोकिएको संख्यामा प्रति सेक्सन विद्यार्थी भर्ना गर्दै आएकोमा प्रवेश परीक्षा (CMAT) मा सम्मिलित भई भर्नाका लागि योग्य ठहरिएका विद्यार्थीहरुबाट अनिवार्य रुपमा आवेदन आव्हान गरि प्रति सेक्सन २ (दुई) जना विद्यार्थीहरुलाई क्याम्पस/कलेजले उठाउने कूल रकम (Total Amount) बाट पचास प्रतिशत छात्रवृत्ति उपलब्ध गराउनु पर्ने छ । छात्रवृत्ति कोटामा विद्यार्थी भर्ना देहायको प्राथमिकता क्रमको आधारमा योग्यताक्रम अनुसार छनौट गर्नु पर्नेछ ः–

क) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका र सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।

ख) नेपालको सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।

ग) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।


Salient features

Teaching Pedagogy

The BBM program is based on the student-centered learning approach. The general teaching methodology of the program includes interactive lectures, students’ presentations, case studies, and projects. The teaching faculty shall determine the appropriate teaching-learning methods suitable for each course.

Attendance

The BBM program is an intensive professional program. This program demands a very high level of commitment from students. Students are required to attend regularly all classes and presentations as required by the course. Students failing to attend 80 % of classes shall not be allowed to appear in the semester-end examinations.

Examination and Evaluation

The performance of students will be evaluated through ongoing in-semester evaluations and semester-end examinations. The FOM shall have the final authority in conducting, evaluating and awarding grades in semester-end examinations. The course facilitator (instructor) shall decide the grades in the in-semester evaluations.

Normal and Maximum Duration of Study

The normal duration and the maximum duration for the completion of the requirements for the various programs are as follows:

  1. Normal duration 48 months (8 semesters)
  2. Maximum duration 96 months (16 semesters)

Failing in Course

Students who do not qualify to appear in the semester-end examinations will have to reregister and retake the course as per the semester cycle. Students who are qualified but fail to appear in the semester-end examinations or fail in the semester-end examination can appear in make-up examinations as per the semester cycle. FOM shall organize chance make-up examinations in the last semester only where a student may appear in 6 courses of the earlier three semesters.

Graduation Requirements

The BBM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BBM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.

  1. The successful completion of 120 credit hours as prescribed with a minimum of passing grade in all courses with CGPA of 2.00.
  2. A minimum of grade ‘C’ obtained in the Project Report Writing Or Internship.
  3. Completed all the course requirements as specified in the curricular structure section within the maximum time period specified in the normal and maximum duration of the study section.
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Eligibility

Eligibility: 

Students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations from recognized academic institute with second division (securing 45% and above) or 1.8 CGPA are eligible to enroll in this program.

Students applying for the BBM program must fill in the application blank with all details of their personal information and past academic records. The selection of students shall be based on a three-stage screening process that includes written test, individual presentation and personal interview.

FOM shall conduct a Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) that will test the basic ability of the students in verbal ability and quantitative ability. The test shall be based on the SAT format. The colleges running the program shall conduct the individual presentations and interviews for selecting suitable candidates. The admission committee of the colleges has the final authority in selecting the students for the BBM program.

Merit List

Admissions of the students in BBM program of Tribhuvan University will be strictly on the basis of merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of:

  1. 60% of CMAT Entrance examination
  2. 30% of marks secured in percentage in plus two or equivalent
  3. 10% Interview
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Curricular structure

The BBM program is based on semester system. It is a 4 year program spread over eight semesters, each semester constitute of 16 weeks of intensive study. The program covers 120 credit hours. The curricular structure has business tool courses, business foundation courses, focus area courses and elective area courses.

Download Syllabus:

BBM 1st Semester Syllabus.pdf

BBM 2nd Semester Syllabus.pdf

BBM 3rd Semester Syllabus.pdf

Model Questions

Model Question for BBM 3rd Semester's Computer Based Financial Accounting.pdf

Model Questions for BBA, BIM, BBM Third Semester Business Statistics.pdf

Model Questions BBM Third semester Business Finance.pdf

Model Question BBM Sixth Semester Database Management.pdf

Model Questions BBM 7th Semester ITC 311 E-Commerce.pdf

Business tool courses: 36 Credit hours (Each course constitute of 3 credit hours)

1. ECO 211: Introductory Microeconomics

2. ECO 212: Introductory Macroeconomics

3. ENG 211: English I

4. ENG 212: English II

5. ENG 213: Business Communications

6. MTH 211: Business Mathematics I

7. MTH 212: Business Mathematics II

8. PSY 201: Psychology

9. RCH 201: Business Research Methods

10. SOC 201: Sociology for Business

11. SOC 202: Nepalese Society and Politics

12. STT 211: Business Statistics

Business foundation courses: 60 Credit hours

1. ACC 201: Financial Accounting

2. ACC 211: Computer Based Financial Accounting

3. ACC 212: Accounting for Decision Making

4. ACC 213: Corporate Taxation in Nepal

5. FIN 211: Basic Finance

6. FIN 212: Financial Management

7. IT 231: E-commerce

8. IT 232: Database Management

9. MGT 201: Principles of Management

10. MGT 202: Human Resource Management

11. MGT 203: Organizational Behavior

12. MGT 205: Operations Management

13. MGT 206: Business Environment in Nepal 14. MGT 207: International Business

15. MGT 208: Business Strategy

16. MGT 209: Business Ethics, Social Responsibility

17. MGT 211: Legal Environment of Business

18. MKT 201: Fundamentals of Marketing

Focus Area Courses: 15 Credit hours

Focus Area: Bank Operations and Cooperative Management (5 Courses)

1. BNK 211: Banking Law

2. BNK 212: Wholesale and Retail Banking

3. BNK 213: Futures and Options Markets

4. BNK 214: Commercial Bank Operations

5. BNK 215: Capital and Money Markets

6. BNK 216: Treasury Management

7. BNK 217: Cooperative Management

8. BNK 218: Micro Finance and Rural Banking

9. BNK 219: Investment Banking

Focus Area: Sales and Marketing (5 Courses)

1. MKT 211: Consumer Behavior

2. MKT 212: Advertising and Public Relations

3. MKT 213: Creative Selling

4. MKT 214: Sales Force Management

5. MKT 215: Retail Management

6. MKT 216: Supply Chain and Channel Management

7. MKT 217: Industrial Marketing

8. MKT 218: Rural Marketing

Focus Area: Insurance and Risk Management (5 Courses)

1. INS 211: Introduction to Risk and Insurance

2. INS 212: Insurance Broking and Bancassurance

3. INS 213: Commercial Property Risk Management

4. INS 214: Commercial Liability Risk Management

5. INS 215: Life and Non Life Insurance

6. INS 216: Private Property Risk Management

7. INS 217: Global Trade and Marine Insurance

8. INS 218: Micro Insurance

Focus Area: Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (5 Courses)

1. EED 211: Entrepreneurship Development

2. EED 212: Principles of Small Business Management

3. EED 213: Creativity and Innovation

4. EED 214: Entrepreneurial Marketing

5. EED 215: Micro-finance

6. EED 216: Small Business Planning and Creation

7. EED 217: Project Management

Electives: 9 Credit hours (Three Courses)

1. ELE 221: Emerging Global Business Issues

2. ELE 222: Information and Technology Management

3. ELE 223: Management of Foreign Trade

4. ELE 224: Organizational Development and Change

5. ELE 225: Budgeting and Financial Forecasting

6. ELE 226: Event Management

7. ELE 227: Service Operations Management

8. ELE 228: Labor Relations Management

9. ELE 229: Negotiation Skills

10. ELE 230: Real estate Management

PRJ 351: Project and Report Writing: 6 Credit hours

Or

MGT 351: Internship: 6 Credit hours

Semester Cycle

Semester I: 15 Credit Hours

1. ECO 211: Introductory Microeconomics

2. ENG 211: English I

3. MGT 201: Principles of Management

4. MTH 211: Business Mathematics I

5. SOC 201: Sociology for Business

Semester II: 15 Credit Hours

1. ACC 201: Financial Accounting

2. ECO 212: Introductory Macroeconomics

3. ENG 212: English II

4. MTH 212: Business Mathematics II

5. PSY 201: Psychology

Semester III: 15 Credit Hours

1. ACC 211: Computer Based Financial Accounting

2. ENG 213: Business Communications

3. FIN 211: Basic Finance

4. SOC 202: Nepalese Society and Politics

5. STT 211: Business Statistics

Semester IV: 15 Credit Hours

1. ACC 212: Accounting for Decision Making

2. FIN 212: Financial Management

3. MGT 202: Human Resource Management

4. MKT 201: Fundamentals of Marketing

5. RCH 201: Business Research Methods

Semester V: 15 Credit Hours

1. ACC 213: Corporate Taxation in Nepal

2. Focus Area Course I

3. MGT 203: Organizational Behavior

4. MGT 205: Operations Management

5. MGT 214: Legal Environment of Business

Semester VI: 15 Credit Hours

1. Focus Area Course II

2. IT 212: Database Management

3. MGT 206: Business Environment in Nepal

4. MGT 207: International Business

5. MGT 209: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

Semester VII: 15 Credit Hours

1. Elective Course I

2. Focus Area Course III

3. Focus Area Course IV

4. IT 211: E-commerce

5. MGT 208: Business Strategy

Semester VIII: 15 Credit Hours

1. Elective Course II

2. Elective Course III

3. Focus Area Course V

4. Project Report Writing Or Internship