Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) provides a fundamental education in business and management principles allowing students to specialize in one of multiple concentration areas, including business economics, administration, finance, human resources, or accounting. The programme enables graduates to explore various real-life opportunities that help them later in managing companies. It also develops sound professionals with entrepreneurship skills who can run business ventures in a contemporary or international context. So, it is a preparation for a lot more than a career in business and has national importance.
BBA prepares graduates as responsible leaders in today’s global market. They get to know to balance economic success and social & environmental constraints. They also find out how to integrate ever-changing human & information resources with fleeting yet powerful technological advances.
Our teaching-learning bridges the gap between formal academics and pragmatic demands. An important offshoot is the nurturing of an entrepreneurial spirit essential for success in business & management. This is vital for career goals or personal ambitions. The right centre for you, the College offers the best of opportunities to bring out the best in each student. You will, therefore, like so many before have, flourish here and find happiness.
Choose KIST to do well in your life!
Key Learning Outcomes
- Assimilate conceptual knowledge of business, management, and administration to develop managerial capabilities and problem-solving skills
- Gain executive competence and leadership skills to ensure smooth business functioning in varied organizational settings
- Foster the ability of critical thinking to perform better across various areas of specialization in the management field
- Understand multicultural business environments, protocols, ethics, and management practices required within the global context to function effectively
- Synthesize information from functional areas and apply business theory to handle practical decision-making situations and generate outcomes
Infrastructure & Campus
KIST has purposeful spacious academic buildings with abundant amenities. The construction is structurally sound and made with a view to run this educational institution effectively. There is enough space for wide-ranging activities and large classrooms for flexible learning environments. The College also has a big library, seminar halls, faculty and administrative offices for plentiful study opportunities or requirements.
The College grounds are fairly large and contain sports facilities like basketball, badminton, and table tennis. They are used for multifarious college events or other important outdoor purposes. Our premises are wide, open, clean and fresh with adequate greenery.
KIST is ideally located in a serene and lush spot near the refreshing Kamalpokhari pond in central Kathmandu making it easily accessible. We offer an ideally located, model campus with modern classrooms and quiet study areas to all our current or prospective students.
The setting of KIST is safe and peaceful in every way. The physical infrastructure has been assembled strictly according to governmental guidelines keeping in view, among other technicalities, seismic hazards. All our constructions housing numerous facilities are well maintained and regularly inspected by engineers for functionality and wellbeing. As a result, our environment is most conducive to all activities concerning the academic accomplishment and overall development of students.
The College has state-of-the-art computer & IT laboratories fully equipped according to the norms & standards of the Universities to which its courses bear affiliation. It has basic computer labs along with a digital logic lab and network lab.
Non-syllabus courses cover latest and important computer, IT and other technological developments. Students can thereby adjust to rapid changes in these fields and update their knowledge.
Internationally recognized certifications are offered from renowned institutions through related-training and preparatory examinations. They bridge the gap between the allocated curriculum and an ever-evolving industry.
We develop students professionally through training sessions, workshops, and internships. These deal with practical experience, time management, self-management, corporate dressing, interpersonal skills, and social etiquette.
Eminent professionals give lectures and presentations on diverse, useful topics. To further interaction, students of all branches go on industrial trips at least once a year.
Field Visits & Internships
The College emphasizes a specified number of field visits for professional experience and implements the stipulation pertaining to internships for a particular degree.
KIST believes in tie-ups with industries and IT-related business houses or even international companies for collaborative & applied research, knowledge exchange, and skills transfer to our faculty, staff, and, importantly, students.
The Placement Cell supports graduates in finding the right kind of job environment here or abroad. This Office also helps them prepare documents & CVs and face interviews.
The Entrepreneurship Cell at KIST aims at manifesting the latent entrepreneurial spirit of young students. The Cell hosts various workshops, speaker sessions, innovative games and competitions for aspiring entrepreneurs and supports them.
Research & Development Unit
The KIST R & D Unit organizes valuable research and development activities for its students through training and special or pilot projects. This prepares them for higher studies as well as research and career pathways. The Unit gives KIST’s Bachelor’s & Master’s courses a distinct professional edge.
BBA best suits graduates who wish to pursue careers in various management and administrative roles in different fields anywhere in the world. Employers are always in need of business graduates for a broad range of vital placements like Operations Managers, Sales Managers, Account Officers, and HR Managers. Apart from a fundamental education in business and management principles, students can specialize in any concentration area such as business, finance, computer information systems, or accounting. Further, practical management training prepares students to work successfully within organizations. Students pursue business education and learn skills helping them to assume diverse management and administrative roles. Employers invariably seek qualified and smart business administration graduates for managing their businesses.
Careers by Area
- Banking, Finance & Insurance – Entry-level positions in banks, finance, and insurance companies
- Corporations & Factories – 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
- Hospitality & Tourism – Staff or managers in airlines, hotel, or travel agencies
- Human Resources – Jobs related to hiring, placements, and performance evaluation & appraisals
Students interested in joining BBA at KIST would need to go through a fair but thorough admission process.
BBA: Applicants need minimum D+ grade in each subject of grade 11 & 12 with CGPA 1.8 or more or minimum second division in +2 or an equivalent exam.
Getting through the CMAT is mandatory for admission in BBA.
CMAT Application Form
CMAT Application forms are available at all colleges including KIST which offer these programmes for BBA. Applicants should submit these forms duly filled in with supporting documents and photographs by the given deadline.
KIST Admission Form
Successful students in the CMAT should fill in the KIST Admission Form. Students who have filled in the CMAT forms in any other college are also eligible to apply here.
These students need to appear for the Personal Interview thereafter. They ought to be accompanied by their parents or guardians for this interview.
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.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|ENG 201||English - I||3||ENG 202||English - II||3|
|MGT 231||Foundation of Business Management||3||ACC 201||Financial Accounting||3|
|ECO 203||Micro Economics for Business||3||ECO 204||Macro Economics for Business||2|
|MTH 201||Business Mathematics - I||3||ECO 205||Seminar on Contemporary Issues of Macro Economics||1|
|IT 231||IT and Applications||3||MTH 202||Business Mathematics II||3|
|IT 232||Database Management System||3|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|ENG 203||Business Communication||3||MGT 234||Legal Environment for Business in Nepal||3|
|STT 201||Business Statistics||3||MGT 235||Human Resource Management and Technology||3|
|MGT 232||Leadership and Organizational Behavior||2||IT 233||Business Information System||3|
|MGT 233||Seminar in Leadership and Organizational Behavior||1||MKT 201||Fundamentals of Marketing||3|
|FIN 206||Fundamentals of Finance||3||FIN 207||Financial Management||3|
|ACC 202||Cost and Management Accounting||3|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|MGT 236||Business Environment||3||RCH 201||Business Research Methods||3|
|ACC 204||Taxation and Auditing||3||FIN 208||Financial Markets & Services||3|
|MGT 205||Operations Management||3||SOC 204||Nepalese History and Politics||3|
|SOC 203||Sociology for Business Management||3||MGT 237||Entrepreneurship & Business Resource Mapping||2|
|PSY 202||Psychology||3||MGT 238||Practicum on Business Plan||1|
|Semester VII||Semester VIII|
|Three Specialization Courses||9||Three Specialization Courses||9|
|MGT 239||Business Ethics and Corporate Governance||3||MGT 240||Strategic Management||3|
|PRJ 350||Summer Project||3||MGT 350||Internship||3|
KIST College is located at a peaceful, scenic, and clean spot next to Kamalpokhari in the centre of Kathmandu city, Nepal.
Located at Kamalpokhari near City Center Mall, our College is served by regular & quick public transport – buses, micro-vans, and tempos.
KIST offers +2 at Intermediate level (Science and Management), BBA, BIM, BBS, BIT, BSc Microbiology, MSc Microbiology and MBS.
Yes, the College admits both boys and girls in all its study programs both as day-scholars and boarders per student choice / need / eligibility.
While we like to keep the size of our classes as close as possible to the ideal, we have to cater to the high demand for our study programs. So at times the class strength could reach up to 45 students for +2 though not for Bachelor's / Master's.
The +2 program is affiliated to the National Examination Board (NEB), Nepal. Likewise, our BBA, BIM, BSc Microbiology, MSc Microbiology, BBS & MBS programs are affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU) while our BIT program is affiliated to Purwanchal University.
The teaching faculty is learned, experienced, dedicated, creative, helpful, and kind. They believe in working hard themselves, and in motivating students to work diligently too. Our teachers are renowned for delivering results.
Excellent / relevant educational qualifications, long / related teaching experience and established / current academic reputation are musts for being shortlisted. Thereafter, the applicants go through a rigorous interview process followed by observation classes before being finally selected. Most importantly, our teachers need to show a commitment to continuing professional development and to the assured academic success of their students.
Some of our co-curricular activities include debating, elocution, essay writing, painting, drama, ……. project, and excursions.
The students can choose from a wide option of sports and games. This includes cricket, football, and basketball amongst others. We also have games like badminton and table tennis. Indoor games like chess too are popular. We conduct numerous friendly matches regularly.
KIST College has an excellent teaching faculty of proven calibre, a well-equipped infrastructure, and a dedicated team of educational managers. This is a college with a great reputation.
Our Library is full of text-books, reference books / encyclopedias, and journals / newspapers / magazines to keep the students well-informed.
The institution has a strict Code of Conduct. Any student found violating the Rules & Regulations therein would invariably face strict disciplinary action.
Yes, special care in the form of personal / career counseling is given to every student.
We'd be happy to attend to your queries or requests and hear from you online at www.kist.edu.np or by email: [email protected] or by phone +977- 1-4534990 / 4534178. We also welcome you to visit the College, Sunday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 hrs., and meet our staff at the Front Desk who'd be glad to serve you!
Best in academics, KIST’s a blessing making me what I am. State-of-the-craft infrastructure with wide, spacious classrooms empowers this centre-of-the-city institution, and an abundance of teaching methodologies alongside industrial exposure trains students superbly. Besides, splendid cultural festivals and out-of–the-class activities are what makes us proud KISTians!
Assistant Manager, Rastriya Banijya Bank
Everybody needs a pull factor in life for success. For me it’s Kist College! The right combination of knowledge from skilled teachers, an effective academic environment, and extracurricular activities create brilliant students here.
|Avinash Adhikari||Basudev Khatiwada||Deepak Ghubaju|
|Hari Prasad Niraula||Humanath Pandey||Kumar Bhandari|
|Nabin Adhikari||Pitambar Shrestha||Rajesh Karki|
|Ram Singh Budal||Satyendra Upreti||Sonik Shrestha|
|Sunil Babu Adhikari||Sabita Sapkota||Deepak Thapa|
|Bishnu Bhusal||Rajiv Niroula||Prakash Dahal|