Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)

The objective of the BBS BBS programme of Tribhuvan Universityat the FOM is to develop students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. The programme is based on the principle that graduates will spend a major portion of their life in a constantly changing environment. Therefore, the student should have an opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the concepts and reality- based skills underlying the operation and management of organizations.

Upon graduation, students should be equipped to function as a manager in business, industry and government. The graduate should also have a variety of career opportunities in different sectors of business including entrepreneurship and create much needed jobs for others.

The BBS program specially attempts to:

  1. Equip the students with the required conceptual knowledge of business and administration to develop a  general management perspective in them.
  2. Develop required attitudes, abilities and practical skill in students, which constitute a foundation for the growth into competent and responsible business managers.
  3. Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in the Nepalese society. 
  4. Develop necessary foundation for higher studies in management and thereafter take up careers in teaching, research and consultancy.  

Minimum General Requirements

The minimum general requirements for the 4-years BBS programme are as follows:

1. An academic year will consist of a minimum of 150 teaching days excluding the days taken for admission and annual examinations.

2. The total instructional hours in an academic year will be 615 (150 days x 4:10 hours a day). For courses requiring field and practical works, additional hours of study will be required.

3. There will be a minimum of five periods (i.e. class hours) each teaching day. The campuses running morning or evening shifts will also be required to meet this minimum class requirement.

Attendance, Evaluation and Grading System

The final evaluation of students is done through the annual examination conducted by the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Tribhuvan University. However, for qualifying to appear in the annual examinations, students must meet the following requirements:

(a) The student must have a minimum of 70 percent attendance of the classes actually held.

(b) No student will be allowed to appear in the second year final examinations without first appearing in the first year final examinations.

The grading system in the annual examinations is as follows:

  1. Third Division 35 Percent
  2. Second Division 45 Percent
  3. First Division 60 Percent
  4. Distinction 75 Percent

Methods of Instruction

The campuses offering the BBS programme should use the methods of instruction which help prepare the student for the realities of Nepalese business, industry and government in which he/she has to

work.

A combination of lectures, group discussions, problem-solving exercises, guest lectures, practical work, and fieldwork will be used as approaches to learning. The campuses are also encouraged to use

the case method of instruction whenever required and wherever possible.