Master of Business Studies in Nepal

Master of Business Studies in Nepal

Master of Business Studies in Nepal
Ashma Shrestha

Master of Business Studies in Nepal is a 2-year master's program offered by more than 20 private and government institutions in Nepal accumulatively.

As a curriculum of MBS, students learn about critical management and business subjects such as marketing practices, strategies and implementations, managerial economics, cost and risk analysis, organizational behaviour, effective communication, account and finances, human resource management, etc.

MBS is a popular management and business course which can be pursued after completing a bachelor's degree in any stream. It is offered by more than 40 institutions/ private and public institutions of TU. MBS is popular in Nepal because of  reasons like:

  • It is more affordable than management courses, such as Master of Business Administration (MBA).

  • The entry requirements are less taxing since MBS doesn’t require strict entrance tests like SOMAT.

  • The routine is flexible, i.e. you can balance study, job and social life.

Follow along to learn about the entrance test needed for admission to MBS and MBS Colleges in Nepal.

Admission Requirements for Master of Business Studies in Nepal

Students looking forward to joining MBS in Nepal first need to fulfil the following admission criteria: 

  1. Applicants must pass BBS, BBA, or bachelor's degrees in any other stream with at least 45%.

  2. Students must appear on the CMAT entrance examination conducted by Tribhuvan University Faculty of Management (FOM) and pass the entrance exam.

Entrance Examination

The entrance test used to select eligible students for the Master of Business Studies is CMAT. Also called as Central Management Admission Test, CMAT is an aptitude test that comprises 4 sections:

  • Verbal Section: Vocabulary (Synonyms and Antonyms), passage, Prepositions, Idioms and Phrases.

  • Quantitative Section: Remainder, Average, Ratio & Proportions, Percentage, Substitution, Defined Functions, Set Theory, Fraction and Decimal, Matrix and Determinants, Sequence, Series, Unitary Method, Indices ( Law of Indices), Digits & Age, Permutation and, Combinations, Simple and Compound interests, Profit and Loss, Commission, Taxation, and VAT, Probability (Principle of counting), Quadratic Equation, Statistics, Log & Exponent, HCF & LCM

  • Logical Reasoning: Type of relations, Odd one out, Figures & Relations, Arguments & FlowChart – Pure logic, Common sense logic & Guest logic

  • General Awareness: Currency Affairs- Business and Economy, Sports, Politics, Management Theories, Science and Literature, Interesting Facts/ Current Facts. 

Generally speaking, the CMAT Test is 1.5 hours long and has 100 questions, each worth 1 mark. To pass, students need to score a minimum of 40 on CMAT.

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MBS Syllabus and Subjects in Nepal

MBS First Semester


MBS Subjects

Credit hours

MKT 511

Marketing Management

3 hours

ECO 512

Managerial Economics

3 hours

MSC 514

Statistical Methods

3 hours

MGT 515

Organizational Behavior

3 hours

MGT 519

Managerial Communication 

3 hours

MBS Second Semester


MBS Subjects

Credit Hours

FIN 510

Financial Management

3 hours

MGT 513

Human Resource Management

3 hours

MSC 517

Production and Operations Management

3 hours

ACC 517

Management Accountancy

3 hours

MGT 518

Business Environment

3 hours

MBS Third Semester


MBS Subjects

Credit Hours

ACC 519

Accounting for Financial and Managerial Decision and Control

3 hours

MSC 521

Research Methodology

3 hours

MGT 522

International Business

3 hours

MGT 524



Group A


3 hours

MBS 4th semester


MBS Subjects

Credit Hours

MGT 523

Strategic Management

3 hours

MGT 525


3 hours

Group B

Specialization Course I

6 hours

MBS Colleges in Nepal 

The MBS colleges in Nepal aim to offer factors such as excellent faculty members, practical methodologies, close monitoring and guiding, systematic and fruitful assignments and assessments that can help in student performance evaluation, e-learning, field works etc.

Government MBS Colleges in Nepal

Below are TU's community and constituent campuses offering Master of Business Studies in Nepal.

  • People’s CampusDamak Multiple Campus

  • Nepal Commerce Campus

  • Aadikavi Bhanubhakta Multiple Campus

  • Kailali Multiple Campus

  • Bhaktapur Multiple Campus

  • Koteshwor Multiple Campus

  • PadmaKanya Multiple Campus

  • Butwal Multiple Campus

  • Lumbini Banijya Campus

  • Patan Multiple Campus

  • Boudha Multiple Campus

  • Prithvi Narayan Campus

  • Janamaitri Multiple Campus

  • Sarawati Multiple Campus

  • Mahendra Multiple Campus

  • Shanker Dev Campus

  • Chure Campus

Private MBS College in Nepal

These are some of the most popular MBS Colleges in Nepal. 

  • Goldengate International College

  • Caspian Valley College

  • Ambition College

  • AIMS College Biratnagar

  • Nihareeka College of Management and IT

  • Modern Nepal College

  • Campion College

  • Caribbean College

  • Prime College

  • KIST College

  • Thames International College

  • St. Xavier's College

  • Everest College, Thapathali

  • Caribbean College

  • DAV College

  • Dillibazar Kanya Multiple Campus

  • Global College of Management (GCM)

  • Reliance College

  • Triton International College

Want to know more about the best MBS Colleges in Nepal? Click here. 

MBS Fee Structure in Nepal

The cost of studying Master of Business Studies in Nepal ranges from NPR 30,000 to NPR 3 Lakhs. 

Scope and Career Prospects after MBS

Like MBA, MBS also has commendable career opportunities in Nepal. After completing a Master of Business Studies, these job prospects are available for students.

  • Public Accountants

  • Business Manager

  • Administrative Officer

  • Financial Analysts

  • Lecturer

  • Finance Officer

  • Analyst

  • Researcher 

  • Marketing Manager

  • Academician

  • Account Officer

  • Editor/ Journalist

  • Government Officers

  • Banker

MBS aspirants can earn from NPR 3 Lakhs per month to 7 Lakhs monthly and more in Nepal.  Additionally, they can also pursue Master's or higher studies in:

  • Master of Philosophy in Management

  • Master of Philosophy in Economics

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management related subjects

  • Master of Philosophy in Public Administration

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