MBA in Information Technology

MBA in Information Technology

2 years
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  • Fee:NPR 556,600

For individuals intrigued by the convergence of business and information technology, we present the Master of Business Administration in Information Technology (MBA IT). This program provides students with a distinctive skill set that harmonizes business expertise with a profound comprehension of IT systems and their strategic applications. Graduates from this program are well-prepared to take the lead and drive innovation in the swiftly evolving landscape of technology-driven businesses. They are equipped to assume leadership roles in IT and online enterprises, venture into IT entrepreneurship, and spearhead IT departments in organizations leveraging information and communications technology.

The primary objectives of the program are:

  • To cultivate committed IT business leaders, providing them with global perspectives for the development of Nepal.
  • To nurture self-motivated and proficient IT entrepreneurs, arming them with the capability to establish sustainable IT and online ventures.
  • To foster a skilled workforce with problem-solving abilities, as well as proficiency in software and application development.
  • To produce IT managers with interpersonal skills capable of effectively overseeing IT professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the field.

Salient Features

Graduate Research Project

Students are required to undertake a research assignment and prepare an integrative research project report in the field of information technology. It involves the preparation and presentation of a research project of approximately 30,000 words in length. Students are required to attend viva-voce examination and give a seminar presentation. The weight given for viva-voce and the research report will be 25 percent and 75 percent respectively. For the evaluation of the research report, the Graduate Research Committee (GRC) at SOMTU will appoint the external examiner.

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) will decide the grades in the in-semester evaluations.

In-semester Evaluations

The in-semester (internal) evaluation shall generally have a total weight of 50 percent in class-room based course. The concerned faculty shall be responsible for the continuous in- semester evaluations. The in-semester evaluation shall be based on a student’s performance in class presentations, case analysis, and project assignments, class tests and others as required by the course. A student must secure a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7 or Grade B minus (B-) in a course in order to be eligible to appear in the semester-end examination of that course.

Assessment Methods

A range of assessment methods are used across the course, the choice of which reflects the needs and demands of the different types of course module. Some course modules will assess the ability to work collaboratively in a team and others will assess individual capability. Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature review, and research based projects.

The interactive nature of the taught sessions offers opportunities to gain feedback on your performance before being formally assessed and increasing use is made of eLearning to further support the feedback process.

Semester-end Examinations

The semester-end examinations on course work related subjects shall have a total weight of 50 percent. The semester- end examination shall be based on problem solving questions, analytical questions, and case studies or any other formats as demanded by a course. The duration of the examination shall be 3 hours for both 3 Credit Hour course and 2 Credit Hour course.

Student Attendance

This 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.

Grading System

The grading system followed in the program will be based on the absolute performance of a student in the in-semester evaluations and semester-end examinations. The performance of a student in the MBM program shall be made on a four point scale ranging from 0 to 4. The passing grade in the semester-end examination for an individual paper shall be grade “B minus” or GPA of 2.7 (55 percent).



Performance Remarks






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Pass in Individual Course




In order to pass the semester examination the student must secure a minimum of Grade “B” or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0. The following table presents the Letter Grade, GPA, percentage equivalent and Performance Remarks for the program:

The students shall receive their semester grades and academic transcript grades only in letter grades and GPA scores.

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:

Normal duration 24 months (4 semesters)

Maximum duration 48 months (8 semesters)

Failing in Course

Students who do not qualify to appear in the semester-end examinations will have to re-register and retake the course as per the semester cycle. Students who are qualified but failed 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.

Degree Requirements

To receive MBA IT degree the student must have

  • A ‘B’ minus or better grade in each of the courses as specified in the curricular structure section;
  • Obtained an overall CGPA of 3.0 or better after combining the GPAs obtained in all courses and projects;
  • 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.


The minimum qualification required to apply to this program is a minimum Bachelor's Degree in information management, computer application, information technology, computer and information systems, or equivalent, and engineering in any subject area with a minimum CGPA score of 2 or 45 percent in the annual system.

Students’ intake will be based on a highly competitive basis with a three-stage screening evaluations:

  • SOMAT written test for MBA students.
  • Group discussions
  • Individual presentation on a given topic.
  • Personal interview by the expert panel.

Admission Criteria

Fee Structure

The total fee for a two-year (four semesters) study will be Rs. 460,000 (exclusive of RGP processing cost).

First Semester Fee

Admission fee: Rs. 60,000

Semester Charges & Tuition fee: Rs. 100,000

Payment at the time of admission: Rs. 160,000

Second semester onwards

Semester Charges & Tuition fee: Rs. 100,000

Total fee to be paid from second semester to fourth semester Rs. 1,00,000 per semester

Curricular Structure


Course Code Subject Credit Hours
MBAIT 501 Management Process and Organisational Behaviour 3
MBAIT 502 Managerial Economics 3
MBAIT 503 Managerial Communication 2
MBAIT 504 Financial and management accounting 2
MBAIT 505 Programming Language 3
MBAIT 506 IT Applications in Business 2
Total   15


Course Code Subject Credit Hours
MBAIT 507 Human Resource Management 2
MBAIT 508 Market Analysis and Strategy 2
MBAIT 509 Financial Management 2
MBAIT 510 Quantitative Techniques for Decision Making 2
MBAIT 511 Software Design and Development 3
MBAIT 512 Big Data and Business Analytics 3
MBAIT 513 Operation Management 2
Total   16


Course Code Subject Credit Hours
MBAIT 514 Business Research Methodology 2
MBAIT 515 Business Environment and Strategic Management 3
MBAIT 516 E-Commerce and Digital Marketing 3
MBAIT 517 Information Security 2
  Elective I 3
MBAIT 590 Experiential Learning (internship) 3
Total   16


Course Code Subject Credit Hours
MBAIT 518 Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance 2
MBAIT 519 Enterprise Cloud Computing 3
MBAIT 520 IT Project Management 2
MBAIT 591 Graduate Research Project 3
  Elective II 3
Total   13


MBAITE 575 Artificial Intelligence in Business 3
MBAITE 576 Business Intelligence 3
MBAITE 577 Data Warehousing, Data Mining and Visualization 3
MBAITE 578 Machine Learning 3
MBAITE 579 Information Systems Audit 3
MBAITE 580 IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
MBAITE 581 Web Technology 3
MBAITE 582 Deep Learning 3
MBAITE 583 Corporate Knowledge management 3
MBAITE 584 Software Quality control and assurance 3