bimBachelor of Information Management (BIM) will give you a well-rounded information management education, ranging from operations, human resource, marketing, strategy, and accounting and finance, to make you a more versatile and employable graduate. BIM at Thames focuses on critical thinking, clear communication skills, and the ability to solve complex problems. This program will enable you to develop an understanding of the wider world, entailing sociology, business environments, communications, economics, and mathematics. You will be equipped with the understanding of greater social responsibilities, ethics, and the fundamental skills required to compete in the graduate job market.

Bachelor of Information Management is a four year, eight semesters program, offered at Thames International College by the School of Business and Technology in affiliation with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 126 credit hours to graduate.

Program Structure

Required General Education Courses (27 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
ENG201 English Composition 3
MGT204 Business Communication 3
ITC211 Computer Information System 3
MTH201 Basic Mathematics 3
MTH202 Discrete Mathematics and its Application 3
STT201 Business Statistics 3
ECO201 Micro Economics 3
ECO202 Macro Economics 3
SOC201 Sociology 3

Required Information Management Major Courses (93 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
MGT201 Principles of Management 3
MGT202 Human Resource Management 3
MGT203 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT205 Operation Management 3
MGT206 Business Environment in Nepal 3
MGT208 Business Strategy 3
MKT201 Fundamentals of Marketing 3
ACC201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC202 Cost and Management Accounting 3
FIN201 Business Finance 3
ITC212 Digital Logic Design 3
IT213 Structured Programming 3
IT214 Data Communication and Computer Network 3
IT215 Web Programming I 3
IT216 JAVA Programming I 3
IT217 Computer Organization 3
IT218 Data Structure and Algorithm with Java 3
IT219 Web Technology II 3
IT220 Database Management System 3
IT221 Computer Graphics 3
IT222 Java Programming II 3
IT223 Advanced Internet Working 3
IT224 Software Engineering 3
IT225 Cyber Security and Cyber Law 3
IT226 Management Information System 3
IT227 Object Oriented Analysis and Design 3
IT228 Artificial Intelligence 3
IT229 IT Entrepreneurship & Supply chain Management 3
IT230 Economics of Information and Communication 3
IT351 Summer Project 3
IT350 Internship 3

Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Code Course Cr. Hr.
IT306 Software Project Management 3
IT308 Datamining & Data Warehousing 3
IT307 Operating Systems 3
IT305 Object Oriented Database Management System 3
IT309 Client Server Computing 3

At the time of admission

Fees Amount Payable on Admission
Admission Fee
(Admission, University Registration, Induction
and Education Support Programs)
89,000.00

Semester wise fee breakdown

Level No. of Credit Hour
per Semester
Tuition per
Credit Hour
Tuition per
Semester
Due Date
1st Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Fall, 2020
2nd Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Spring, 2021
3rd Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs.6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Fall, 2021
4th Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Spring, 2022
5th Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Fall, 2022
6th Semester 15 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Spring, 2023
7th Semester 18 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Fall, 2023
8th Semester 18 Credit Hours Rs. 6,450.00 Rs.96,750.00 Spring, 2024

Note: We charge for 15 credit hours per semester for 126 credit hours course of BIM

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.

Early Bird Discount

Students are eligible for an early bird discount of Rs.40000/-. The discount is available till September 30, 2020.

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.

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.

Scholarship

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
The Thames Need-Based Scholarship Award
Tribhuvan University Need Based 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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