Master of Business Studies

Master of Business Studies

2 years

Entrance Exams

The Master of Business Studies (MBS) programme requires the students to study a total of 1000 marks. Fourteen analytical and core courses (700 marks), 2 specialization courses (200 marks) and a thesis or two seminar papers (100 marks) will have to be completed.

Currently, 184 Business Schools of Nepal offer MBS program with affiliation from Tribhuvan University.

Objectives of MBS Program

The objective of the MBS programme is to enable the students to work as competent managers and to meet the demand of higher level managers in organizations, particularly in the functional areas of management Upon graduation, a student should be able to function as a manager in business, Industry, government and nongovernmental sector, within and outside the country, in areas like accounting, marketing, finance and general management. The MBS programme specifically aims to:

  1. Equip the students with required conceptual knowledge of business and management
  2. Prepare managers in the functional areas of management.
  3. Develop knowledge and skill of business environment in national and global perspective.
  4. Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the Nepalese society.
  5. Develop research capability in the students.


Eligibility Condition for Admission for MBS program

The student applying for admission to to MBS course must have successfully completed the BBS programme or a bachelor degree on any discipline from Tribhuvan University or from any other university recognized by Tribhuvan University

Admission Test

The Faculty of Management (FOM) shall conduct a Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) for the MBS level. Students eligible for MBS programme must sit in the CMT in order to qualify to apply for admission to the campuses offering the MBS programme. The FOM shall issue a score-sheet to each student appearing in the CMAT.

The test carries a full marks of 100 and it must be completed within 90 minutes.

Test Contents: There are 100 test items. The test covers five sections. The details of

the test are as follows:

Test Section Number of Questions
Verbal Ability 20
Quantitative Ability 20
Logical Reasoning 20
General Awareness 20
Business and Economics 20

Students must submit a CMAT Request Form to the FOM. Students must submit their application for admission to the campuses along with the score-sheet. Campuses shall prepare their admission merit list based on the CMAT score. The admission shall be strictly on a competitive basis. The applicants must enclose along with application form attested copies of: certificates/testimonials of all examinations passed; equivalence, transfer and character certificates, wherever applicable and Two passport size photographs.

Candidates selected for admission will have to produce at the time of admission original certificates/testimonials of all examination passed.


MBS CMAT Model Questions Tribhuvan University.pdf

Curricular Structure

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Course Structure with detail Course of Master of Business Studies-MBS (Semester Based)

MBS Financial Management Model Questions.pdf

MBS 4th Semester Account Model Questions.pdf

Curricular structure

First Year - First Semester

  1. MKT 511: Marketing Management  Credit Hours: 3  
  2. ECO 512: Managerial Economics  Credit Hours: 3
  3. MSC 514: Statistical Methods  Credit Hours: 3
  4. MGT 515: Organizational Behavior  Credit Hours: 3
  5. MGT 519: Managerial Communication  Credit Hours: 3

First Year - Second Semester

  1. ACC 517: Management Accountancy Credit Hours: 3  
  2. FIN 510: Financial Management Credit Hours: 3  
  3. MGT 513: Human Resource Management Credit Hours: 3  
  4. MGT 518: Business Environment Credit Hours: 3  
  5. MSC 517: Production and Operations Management Credit Hours: 3  

Second Year - Third Semester 

  1. ACC 519: Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decisions and Control Credit hours: 3
  2. MGT 524: Entrepreneurship Credit hours: 3
  3. MSC 521: Research Methodology Credit hours: 3
  4. MGT 522: International Business Credit hours: 3

Specialization Course (Any One from Group A)


FIN 687: Financial Derivatives and Market Credit hours: 3FIN 688: Corporate Finance Credit hours: 3


ACC 685: Corporate Taxation Credit hours: 3ACC 686: Cost Management Credit hours: 3


MGT 687: Recent Trends in Management Credit hours: 3MGT 688: Organizational Theory Credit hours: 3


MKT 691: Advertising and Promotion Management Credit hours: 3MKT 692: Rural Marketing Credit hours: 3

Second Year - Fourth Semester 

MGT 523: Strategic Management

Specialization Courses (Any Two from Group B)


FIN 685: Financial Markets and Institutions Credit hours: 3FIN 686: International Financial Management Credit hours: 3FIN 689: Investment Management Credit hours: 3FIN 690: Insurance: Theory and Practice Credit hours: 3FIN 691: Commercial Bank Management: Theory and Practice Credit hours: 3


MKT 685: Consumer Behavior Credit hours: 3MKT 686: International Marketing Credit hours: 3MKT 687: Brand Management Credit hours: 3MKT 688: Sales Management Credit hours: 3MKT 689: Retail Management Credit hours: 3MKT 690: Services Marketing Credit hours: 3


ACC 687: Contemporary Auditing Credit hours: 3ACC 688: Accounting Theory and Financial Reporting Credit hours: 3ACC 689: Management Control Systems Credit hours: 3ACC 690: Balance Scorecard: A Tool for Performance Measurement Credit hours: 3


MGT 685: Organizational Development and Change Credit hours: 3MGT 686: Quality Management Credit hours: 3MGT 689: Performance Management Credit hours: 3MGT 690: Leadership and Communication Credit hours: 3

MGT 525: DIssertation