Bachelor of Business Studies


Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) incorporates management concepts & reality-based skills integrating them with the latest changes in the business environment. The programme concentrates on specialized areas such as accounting, finance, human resource management, or marketing. It also builds a foundation in allied areas such as language, economics, statistics, and law that help students to understand management practices & market needs. Because of the entrepreneurial skills & functional expertise nurtured, graduates eventually become effective agents of change in society.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Get conceptual knowledge and nurture adaptive business and generic skills to meet the needs of a fast-changing globalized market
  • Acquire essential knowledge and skills or attitudes in relation to business, industry, and governance so as to promote professionalism
  • Gain insight and understanding of business & administration to develop a general perspective for holistic management
  • Develop required attitudes, abilities and practical skills vital for becoming competent, responsible business managers
  • Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in order to produce effective agents of change in Nepalese society and generate employment

Career Prospects

The BBS develops students into competent managers for any sector of organized activity. The programme is based on the principles 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. A popular degree, the BBS is considered as a course with good job prospects. The degree strengthens students’ fundamentals for higher studies and provides the knowledge to work in the commerce field and also in areas related to corporate affairs such as PR, HR, or marketing. Importantly, the degree offers opportunities for specialization and encourages entrepreneurial development. There are chances for diverse careers.

Careers by Area

  • Banking & Insurance – Entry-level positions in banks, finance, and insurance companies
  • Manufacturing & Service Industries – Marketing, finance, operations & human resources managers
  • Entrepreneurship – Self-entrepreneurship with the acquired enthusiasm and learning
  • Government, NGOs & INGOs – Administrative positions in various capacities in different organizations
  • Stock Market – Brokers, investors, or portfolio managers
  • Sales & Marketing – Advertisement or sales managers & management trainees
  • Accounting – Finance managers, accountants & auditors
  • Human Resources – Jobs related to hiring, placements, and performance evaluation & appraisals Course Structure

Course Structure

First Year
Course Code Subject Marks
MGT 201 Business English  100
MGT 202 Business Statistics  100
MGT 207 Microeconomics for Business  100
MGT 211 Financial Accounting and Analysis 100
MGT 213 Principles of Management 100
Second Year
Course Code Subject Marks
MGT 205 Business Communication     100
MGT 209 Macroeconomics for Business    100
MGT 212 Cost and Management Accounting   100
MGT 215 Fundamentals of Financial Management   100
MGT 223 Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management 100
Third Year
Course Code Subject  Marks
MGT 204 Business Law     100
MGT 215 Fundamentals of Financial Management   100
MGT 217 Business Environment and Strategy   100
MGT 218 Taxation and Auditing    100
MGT 219 Organizational Behavior     100
Fourth Year
Course Code Subject Marks     Marks
MGT 220 Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development   100 
MGT 221 Business Research Methods    50
MGT 401 Final Project     50
Concentration A (Marketing)     
MKT 250 Fundamentals of Selling    100
MKT 253 Fundamentals of Advertising    100
MKT 254 Fundamentals of Services Marketing   100
Concentration B (Finance)     
FIN 252 Fundamentals of Financial Institution and Markets 100
FIN 253 Fundamentals of Investment    100
FIN 250 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance   100

Admission Process

Applicants need minimum D+ grade in each subject of grade 11 & 12 or minimum second division in +2 or an equivalent exam.

Entrance Exam Application Form

University Entrance Exam Application forms are available at KIST College premises & online. Applicants should submit these forms duly filled in with supporting documents and photographs by the given deadline.

Entrance Exam

For BBS, the College conducts an Entrance Test. Questions asked are from related subject areas. Sample Test Papers can be obtained from KIST along with Application forms.

KIST Admission Form

Successful students in the University Entrance Exam should fill in the KIST Admission Form. Students who have filled in the University Entrance Exam forms in any other college are also eligible to apply here.

Personal Interview

These students need to appear for the Personal Interview immediately thereafter. They ought to be accompanied by their parents or guardians for this interview.

Offer Letter

Selected applicants are handed Offer Letters for admission. They need to submit their acceptance along with needed original certificates or testimonials within the stipulated period to get admitted.


Once the College receives a letter of acceptance, it will confirm admission forthwith subject to the payment of fees.


KIST Bachelor’s Scholarships are awarded to exceptional students in order to recognize and promote academic excellence. There are many Scholarships for commendable students who satisfy expected norms.

University Scholarships

The College provides scholarships to deserving students according to guidelines of the respective University — TU or PU.

Based on +2 GPA/Marks & Entrance Marks

KIST awards Scholarships to students who get high marks in +2/ Equivalent-level exams & Entrance Exams. These Scholarships are allotted in order of mark-based merit per seat availability by given deadlines.

Performance-Based Scholarships

Students who get the top positions in the Board Exams and Term Exams are rewarded with Scholarships. These Scholarships are allotted in order of mark-based merit per seat availability according to scholarships guidelines.

Note: In case a student is eligible to get two, or more, scholarships, he or she shall be allotted only one scholarship whichever is of greater, or the greatest, value.