Lumbini Banijya Campus, Butwal has launched Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) course first time in Nepal. MBA-BF is designed as an intensive full time two year program spread over four semesters which consists of seminars, practicums. experiential learning, and research project.
MBA-BF is a prestigious, responsible and rewarding programme under autonomy of Lumbini Banijya Campus with co-operation of Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. It is a 2 years (4 semester) programme which imparts the best combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience with analytical as well as technical skill to look after the entire operations and management of the modern business organization.
The general objective of the Master of Business Administration-Banking and Finance (MBA-BF) course is to produce multi- talented, skillful, dynamic, and intelligent MBA graduates absolutely fit for Local and Global Markets in the area like Banking, Finance Companies, Micro Finance, Co-operatives, Insurance companies, and other Financial Services.
Upon Completion of the MBA-BF Students will gain the following:
Duration: The duration of the MBA-BF program shall extend over four semesters (two academic years). The maximum duration for the course will extend for five years.
Medium of Instruction: The medium of instruction for all subjects, and examinations shall strictly be in English.
Pattern of attendance:
The Grading System
The grading system of MBA-BF (Master in Business Administration- Banking and Finance) in Lumbini Banijya Campus is as follows:
Grade CGPA Performance Remarks
Grade Value Interpretation
A 4.0 Distinction
A- 3.7 Very Good
B+ 3.3 Good
B 3.0 Fair
B- 2.7 Pass in individual subject
F 0.0 Fail
The students shall receive their grades in semester-end final academic transcript only in letter grades and CGPA scores.
Scheme of Examination
Each course will have two components: Internal Assessment and Semester-end Examination. Each course will carry 100 marks of which 50 percent marks will be allotted for internal assessment and the rest for semester-end examination.
The duration of the written examination shall be:
Semester-end examination papers will be evaluated by two external examiners, and average marks will be awarded in each paper.
The internal assessments will contain 50 percent of the total weightage. The concerned faculty shall be responsible for internal evaluation which will consist of all or any combination of the following:
There shall be semester-end examination which carries 50 percent marks of the total weightage.
Students are required to undertake internship for practical exposure on what they have learned in the classroom for a period of minimum 8 to maximum 12 weeks. Students are required to submit the internship project report in the prescribed format. The evaluation of the internship shall be based on confidential report of the host organization (40 percent) and presentation of the internship project report in a seminar (60 percent) by the examiner.
The students are required to undertake a research assignment and prepare an integrative research report in prescribe format. Students are required to attend Viva-Voce examination and give a seminar presentation. The weight given to Viva and Research Report will be 50 percent each. For the evaluation of the research report, concerned authority shall appoint an external examiner.
The MBA-BF is a two year program spread over four semesters. They shall be at least sixteen weeks of teaching in each semester before commencement of semester-end examinations. One lecture hour per week per semester is assigned one credit. That is, a two credit hours course has 32 class hours.
Together these courses add up to a total of 60 credits: 30 credits for foundation and business core courses, 18 credits for finance and investment related courses, 6 credits for elective courses, and 6 credits for internship and dissertation projects.
A graduate degree under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 patterned under any discipline securing at least 50 marks in aggregate including languages from a recognized university in Nepal or abroad.
Candidates who have passed bachelor/master degree through correspondence/open university system from any other university are also eligible to appear LBC-MAT (Lumbini Banijya Campus Management Admission Test)/Entrance Test.
The LBC-MAT/Entrance Test procedures and patterns may be similar to that of SOM (School of Management), TU.