Bachelor of Business Administration is a four year, eight semester program, offered at Thames International College by the School of Business and Technology in affiliation with the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 120 credit hours to graduate.

In a globalized economy, the business environment is changing all the time.

Studying BBA at Thames will give you a well-rounded business education, familiarizing you with the existing and emerging information systems, design, and the development of database applications. By providing you with an understanding of the wider world through studies in sociology, business environment, communication,economics, and mathematics, this program will help you become a more versatile, ethical, and employable graduate with critical thinking skills and a greater social responsibility. In this program you will learn and study how businesses perform and acquire the fundamental skills required to compete in the graduate job market.

Program Structure

Required General Education Courses (36 Credit Hours )

Code Course Cr. Hr.
ENG201 English I 3
ENG202 English II 3
ENG203 Business Communication 3
STT201 Business Statistics 3
MTH201 Business Mathematics I 3
MTH202 Business Mathematics II 3
ECO201 Micro  Economics 3
ECO202 Macro Economics 3
PSY201 Psychology 3
SOC201 Sociology 3
SOC202 Nepalese Society & Politics 3
IT201 Computer System and It Application 3

Required Business Administration Major Courses (66 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
MGT 201 Principle of Management 3
MGT202 Human Resource Management 3
MGT203 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT204 Business Law 3
MGT205 Operations Management 3
MGT206 Business Environment in Nepal 3
MGT207 International Business 3
MGT208 Business Strategy 3
MGT209 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 3
MGT210 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT201 Fundamentals of Marketing 3
ACC201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC202 Cost and Management Accounting 3
ACC203 Corporate Taxation in Nepal 3
FIN201 Business Finance 3
FIN202 Basic Financial Management 3
RCH201 Business Research Methods 3
IT202 Introductory Database 3
ITC203 Management Information System 3
ITC206 E-Commerce 3
PRJ350 Summer Project 3
MGT350 Internship 3

Required Specialization Courses : Marketing (18 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
MKM206 Distribution Management 3
MKM202 Marketing Communications 3
MKM207 Market Research 3
MKM204 Services Marketing 3
MKM203 Fundamentals of Selling 3
MKM205 Retail Management 3
MKM201 Consumer's Behavior 3
MKM208 Public Relations and Media Management 3

Required Specialization Courses : Finance (18 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
BNK204 Investment Analysis 3
BNK201 Financial Institutions & Market I 3
BFN202 Financial Derivatives 3
BNK203 Working Capital Management 3
BNK206 Commercial Bank Operations 3
BNK205 Banking Law and Regulations 3
BNK207 Treasury Management 3

At the time of admission

FeesAmount Payable on Admission
Admission Fee
(Admission, University Registration, Induction   
and Education Support Programs)

Semester wise fee breakdown

Level                   No. of Credit
 Hour per Semester   
Tuition per
Credit Hour    
Tuition per
1st Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
2nd Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
3rd Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
4th Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
5th Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
6th Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
7th Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00
8th Semester15 Credit HoursRs. 6,600.00Rs.99,000.00

Early Bird Discount

Students who apply early and get their admission process complete by 31st August, 2022 will recieve a discount of Rs. 5000 per semester.

Smart Savings Scheme

Students can receive a discount of 15% should they decide to pay the tuition fees of all 4 years during the time of the admission.

Examination Fee

Students are required to pay examination fee to the university every semester. The examination fee is not included in any of the headings above and is payable at the time of examination registration.

Commencement Fee 

Commencement Fee from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 10,000 will be automatically charged on the final semester on top of the tuition and fees.

Certain academic and extracurricular criteria have to be met for applicants to enroll in a program at Thames International College. While academic competence is an important requirement, Thames International College seeks students who believe in a hands-on learning approach, who want to develop into innovative learners and professionals, and who we believe can fully benefit from the facilities we provide. Applicants will be reviewed through their applications and interviews before being admitted. Additionally, applicants at Thames must sit for the Central Management Admission Test and must meet the following academic requirements.

Minimum Academic Requirements (10+2: HSEB/ CBSE/ ISC or equivalent Boards)

  • Passed all courses of 11th and 12th grade.
  • Can be from any stream be it , Management, Hotel Management, Science, or Humanities.
  • A minimum CGPA of 1.8 in 10+2 with a minimum of D+ in all individual subjects or minimum of second division marks in any equivalent Board.
  • A minimum of 40% in CMAT.

Minimum Academic Requirements (A- Levels)

  • Should have completed 3.5 credit (GP plus 3 courses).
  • Should have been provided equivalence by Nepal Education Board.

Admission Process

Step 1: Apply Online

Step 2: Pay your Application Fee

Step 3: Appear for an interview

Step 4: Accept the offer letter

Step 5: Pay admission fee

For more information please visit our Admission page.


Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances. For details:

Chairman’s Merit Scholarship Award
Thames Full Tuition Waiver Scholarship

Entrance Test (CMAT)

Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) is conducted by the Faculty of Management at Tribhuvan University for students wishing to enroll in the programs under the School of Business and Technology. CMAT contains one hundred objective questions and has a total weight of 100 marks.

The test has four primary areas and each of these areas carry a 25% weightage. Student must secure a minimum of 40% in the CMAT in order to apply for admissions to Tribhuvan University programs. Students will be tested on areas of Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.

Thames also offer University Preparation Program from May through September. To learn more, please visit:

University Preparatory Programs CMAT Preparation Classes

What is the difference between BBA and BIM?

BBA is a pure management course whereas BIM consist of 60% IT and 40% Management.

What is the difference between BCA and BIM?

BCA is a pure IT course and BIM is a mixture of IT and Management.

What is the difference between BBA and BBM?

BBA at Thames is for those who wants to specialize in Marketing or Finance whereas, BBM at Thames is for those who wants to specialize in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development or Bank Operations and Cooperative Management.

Can I switch from one program to another after admission? How easy it to change my program after the classes starts?

Yes. You will get one-month time to shift between BBA/BIM/BBM. But for BCA, once you get enrolled, you cannot change the course.

Is there a separate entrance examination if I missed the university entrance examination (CMAT)?

No. You have to pass the university entrance exam. Once you fill up the form at Thames, our counsellors will guide through all the requirements and formalities required for entrance preparation.

Does Thames admit students to enter in the spring semester?

No. All students begin study in fall semester only. But in case of transfer student they can apply.

Does the college accept transfer student from other colleges?

Yes. Only from TU colleges.

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