Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) is a 4 years Bachelor Level Program. It is a course under the Faculty of Management or Commerce. This course can be taken after the completion of 10+2/ intermediate/ proficiency certificate/ equivalent level in Management, Science or other fields as well. Tribhuvan University (TU), Mid Western University (MWU or MU) and Far Western University (FWU or FU) offer this course in Nepal currently.

The main objective of this program is to prepare students to become competent, skilled, confident, and socially responsive professionals. The graduates can effectively support managerial, entrepreneurial and leadership roles in business, social and financial organizations.

This course is similar to the BBA. The difference is, BBS focuses majorly on practical exposure, not in the theoretical study. Various business courses are integrated with a realistic and industry-based focus to build sound business ideas in this course. Students can specialize in management, accounting, marketing, and information systems.

Course details of Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) in Tribhuvan University (TU)

Course Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)
Duration 4 years
Level Undergraduate (Bachelors)
Stream Management/ Commerce
Examination Type Yearly system
Fee structure Rs. 1, 00,000 to 4, 00,000
Salary paid / income after study(per month) Rs. 12,000 (starting)Rs. 25,000 (average)


For Tribhuvan University (TU):

The candidates must:

  1. Obtain a minimum of grade ‘D+’ in all the subjects of grade 11 and 12 or a minimum score of second division marks or GPA 6 in aggregate in 10+2 or intermediate or proficiency certificate level or equivalent in any discipline.
  2. Successfully complete twelve-year schooling or its equivalent from any University, Board or Institution recognized by Tribhuvan University.

For Mid-Western University (MWU or MU):

The candidates must:

  1. Complete 10+2 in any discipline.
  2. Secure the minimum marks at their intermediate level as prescribed by the Faculty Board or Campus concerned.

For Far-Western University (FWU or FU):

The candidates must:

  1. Complete 10+2 in any discipline.
  2.  Secure the minimum marks at their intermediate level as prescribed by the Faculty Board or Campus concerned.

Fee Structure:

The fee for this course is cheaper compared to other management degrees. The fee is relatively very low in government colleges. In private colleges, the fee may range from Rs. 1, 00,000 – 4, 00,000 depending upon the colleges.

Options for Advanced Study:

Graduates can continue their study in the given courses:

  1.  Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
  2.  Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA)
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
  4. Master of Business Studies (MBS)
  5. Masters of Business Management (MBM)
  6. Masters of Public Administration (MPA)
  7. Masters of Finance and Control (MFC)
  8. Masters of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Management
  9. Masters of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Public Administration
  10. Chartered Accountant (CA), etc.

The graduates can even get a chance to study other courses abroad.

Career, Scope and Job Prospects:

The graduates can work as marketing, finance, operations and human resources managers in manufacturing and service industries. They can pursue their career in administrative positions in different government organizations, NGOs, and INGOs.

They can function as brokers, investors, or portfolio managersadvertisement or sales managers, finance managers, accountants, auditors, and management trainees.

Salary (Income) after Study:

The fresher will get about Rs. 10,000 to 25,000 salaries per month.

Colleges offering the Course:

There are large number colleges offering BBS course in Nepal. We have listed some of the top colleges offering BBS course below:

  1. Padma Kanya Multiple Campus, Bagbazar, Kathmandu
  2. Shankar Dev Campus, Putalisadak, Kathmandu
  3. People’s Campus, Paknajol, Kathmandu
  4. St. Xavier’s College, Maitighar, Lalitpur
  5. National College of Computer Science (NCCS), Paknajol, Kathmandu
  6. Prime College, Nayabazar, Khusibun, Kathmandu
  7. Thames International College, Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  8. Global College of Management, Mid-Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  9. DAV College, Jwalakhel, Lalitpur
  10. Nepal Mega College, Babarmahal, Kathmandu
  11. KIST College, Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu
  12. Trinity International College, Dillibazar, Kathmandu
  13. Brihaspati College, Bhairahawa, Rupandehi
  14. Balkumari College, Narayangarh, Chitwan
  15. Malpi International College, Baluwatar, Kathmandu
  16. Nepal Institute of Management & Science, Mahalaxmisthan, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  17. Triton International College, Subidhanagar, Tinkune, Kathmandu
  18. Khwopa College, Changunarayan Road, Bhaktapur
  19. Bagmati Modern College, Sukedhara, Kathmandu
  20. Brookfield International College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu
  21. Everest College of Multiple Studies, Samakhusi Road, Kathmandu
  22. Nagarjuna International College, Pulchwok, Lalitpur
  23. Dillibazar Kanya Multiple Campus, Dillibazar, Kathmandu
  24. Kathmandu Bernhardt College, Bafal, Kathmandu
  25. Kathmandu Model College, Bagbazar, Kathmandu
  26. Lincoln College, Samakhushi – Ranibari Rd, Kathmandu
  27. Madan Bhandari Memorial College,  Rudmatti Marg, Kathmandu
  28. Modern Nepal College, Sorhakhutte Bahati Pokhari, Buddha Tole Marg, Kathmandu
  29. Premier College,  Devkota Sadak, Kathmandu
Shankardev Campus, Glorious College, Global College of Management (GCM), Nepal Mega College, and Kathmandu Model College (KMC)

What is the scope of BBS course in Nepal?

BBS has a quite good scope in Nepal for entry-level jobs as bookkeepers and accountants. However, to get better positions and have a high paying job, students must gain other skills alongside their studies or do part-time jobs during the college.

What is the fee structure for studying BBS in Nepal?

In government colleges, the fee is around 50,000 for the whole course. While private colleges charge somewhere between 2 lakhs to 4 lakhs for the course.

Which are the BBS government colleges in Kathmandu?

Please refer to the colleges section above to find out the government colleges that offer the BBS course.