Bachelor of Health Care Management (BHCM) - Pokhara University

Pokhara University launched the program of Bachelor of Health Care Management (BHCM) in 2000 AD to fulfill the growing need of qualified health care professionals with health care management / administration degree. This 8 Semesters (4 Years) program prepares students to enter management practice in a health care setting. 

Different health care companies, hospitals and organizations related to health care management, are in need of qualified and trained candidates with health care management / administration degree.  

Bachelor of Health Care Management (BHCM) program has the following objectives to achieve its mission:

  1. To produce qualified health care management / administration professionals.
  2. To acquaint students with modern principles, concepts and ways of health care management.
  3. To arouse awareness and interest in students about the importance and fundamental role that health care management plays in strengthening the development of the country and the people.
  4. To prepare students for higher-level studies and research, such as Master's Degree and Ph.D. in this area.

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Admission criteria

Pokhara University offers Scholarships to study Bachelor of Healthcare Management (BHCM) Program.

Scholarships Quota is as follows:

  1. Nobel College: 2(Two)
  2. National Open College: 2(Two)

Salient features


Students should have scored minimum of "C" Grade in all subjects in 10+2 (Secondary Level)


 minimum second division from +2(intermediate) level or Equivalent from in any discipline is required.

Based on performance on written test, personal interview the final selection will be done. 

Curricular structure

Bachelor of Health Care Management Curriculum: Pokhara University

Semester Semester

Semester I

English I 

Principles of Health Care 

Managerial Mathematics 

Principles of Management

Computer Applications 

Semester II

English II 

Hospital Administration I 

Managerial Accounting 


Programming Languages 

Semester III

Business Communications

Sociology Macroeconomics 

Health Planning 

Hospital Planning 


Semester IV


Research Methodology 

Hospital Administration II 



Semester V

Organizational Relations 

Principles of Marketing 

Health System and Policy 

Health Information System 

Health Care Inventory Management 


Semester VI

Human Resource Management 

Health Program 

Support Services 

Health Care Evaluation 

Health Care Law 

Semester VII

Strategic Management I 

Elective I (Specification* I) 

Elective II (Specification* II) 


* Specialization Courses

1. Health Management 

2. Hospital Management 

Semester VIII

Strategic Management II 

Elective III (Specification* I) 

Elective IV (Specification* II) 

* Specialization Courses

1. Health Management 

2. Hospital Management