All About MBA in Nepal; options to study, average cost to study MBA in Nepal, job prospects after becoming MBA, details and comparisons of MBA colleges in Nepal and everything one needs to know about the MBA course and Executive MBA program (EMBA).
Masters of Business Administration in short MBA is globally recognized masters degree. MBA comprises a number of subjects that are collectively known as Science of Management. MBA is one of the most popular and renowned degree in the world. MBAs are highly respected in every corner of the world. MBA has been the first choice for students in Nepal who want to make their career in the management and administration sector. Masters in Business Administration is the first choice of management students who want to make their career in business administration and management be it for other companies or starting their own startup company and managing it. MBA degree provides graduates/students with endless capabilities and expertise to run,manage and handle businesses and other factors that are involved in running businesses.
MBA is intended for those who work in business and management and seeks career advancement, business ownership, or technical skills and business knowledge. Management areas include Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Marketing Management, Information Management, Financial Management, Strategic Management and Organizational Behaviors. The average fee for MBA in Nepal is 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs depending upon the college infrastructure and affiliation. The MBA under TU is relatively cheaper in comparison with others Universities MBA programs in Nepal.
Topics covered in this section (MBA in Nepal | TU, PU, KU and foreign affiliation | Cost |MBA Colleges| scopes):
As the title of the section suggests, we have tried to include everything about MBA course in the article. Some of the major topics that can be found in the article are:
- Types of MBA programs and types of MBA offered by colleges and universities of Nepal
- Cost to study MBA in Nepal with comparison of cost of MBA programs of various Universities and colleges of Nepal.
- Discussion on scope of MBA degree and the average salary scale on different industries for MBA graduates
- MBA program of top three universities of Nepal (MBA of TU, MBA of Pokhara University, MBA of KU)
- List of MBA colleges in Nepal (The list will be updated soon). We are also creating a list of top colleges to study MBA in Nepal and abroad.
- Discussion of the various specializations of the course.
- MBA vs other popular and related courses (MBA vs MBS | MBA vs ACCA | MBA vs CA). The discussions can be found on the forum section below the article.
- MBA colleges by cities. MBA colleges in Kathmandu, List of MBA colleges in Butwal, List of MBA colleges in Pokhara , MBA college in Biratnagar, MBA college in Dharan and other cities.
- MBA college rankings in Nepal
Types/specializations of MBA program and related degrees in Nepal
MBA is a broad discipline and a branch of Management which covers many different things related to business and Administration. With the latest development of different theories, technologies and advancement and change in the ways of doing things, MBA program is also made more flexible and specialized to cover the latest development and broadness in the Management and Administration. In very general prospective, MBA is broadly divided in two two categories; general MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA). But on the basis of specialty (major/concentration) and/or mode of delivery, the MBA program has been named or classified into different forms. Some of the common forms of MBA degree in Nepal that are common are: Evening MBA, Weekend MBA , MBA (Global Business), MBA (Finance), MBA (marketing), Online MBA to name a few.
In addition to the more common specializations, like economics, finance, and marketing, other specialization of MBA program include:
- Healthcare Management (MBA in Health Care Management)
- Business Management (MBA in Business Management)
- Human Resources (MBA in Human Resources (HR))
- Marketing (MBA in Marketing)
- Communication (MBA in Communication)
- Project Management (MBA in Project Management)
- Entrepreneurship (MBA in Entrepreneurship)
- MBA in Economics
- Global Management MBA in Global Management
- MBA in strategic/risk management
- MBA in IT Management
These are the general specialization of MBA which are widely popular these days. However, many of the popular MBA specializations are still new in Nepal and not yet implemented in the course structure of MBA colleges of Nepal. In many cases, you may also have the choice not to specialize. In this case, you receive an MBA without an specialization attached. This is also referred to as a General MBA.
Executive MBA in Nepal (EMBA in Nepal and colleges that conduct EMBA course in Nepal)
The Executive MBA which is widely known as EMBA program has been among the most dynamic and fastest growing programs for business professionals as they help to expand their education and knowledge to take on higher roles within their organization. Also, EMBA program help executives keep themselves updated with the new management techniques and trends that arise with change in time and structures of business models. All Executive MBA programs are meant for students who are serious about their studies and career at the same time. Most students in the EMBA program have five or more years’ experience in management positions.
Various colleges in Kathmandu offer executive MBA (EMBA) programs. These programs are designed for ambitious professionals who have been working in middle to senior level position in relevant fields. Work experience is compulsory to enroll in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program. Some say that EMBA classes are not as deep as the average MBA class, but others argue the classes are faster pace, but all the same material is covered.
The classes for the EMBA program are run on a convenient modular basis, ideal for busy executives and active job holders. For example In KUSOM, EMBA classes run full day at Saturdays and one or two evenings on Sunday , Monday, Tuesday ( 5.30 pm to 8.30pm). Other institutes also have similar flexible course hours.
The average cost to complete MBA in Nepal is between 4-7 lakhs. Many organizations sponsor their employees (generally management employees) to take this program in exchange for agreed duration of service from them.
Evening MBA in Nepal
Evening MBA or MBA evening is the MBA program which is designed for students who want to continue their studies along with job or other engagements during the daytime. Basically the classes are conducted in evening from around in-between 5pm to 9pm with slight different schedules depending on colleges. The course are covered by this program is almost identical to the regular MBA. To cover the reduced class hours, evening MBA are of longer duration than other MBA. In Nepal, almost all evening MBA programs are around 3 years of duration.
In Nepal MBA is running under two categories:
- By taking affiliation from domestic Universities like TU, Kathmandu University, Purbanchal University, Pokhara University etc.
- By taking affiliation from foreign Universities.
Online MBA or distant MBA , weekends MBA are not much popular in Nepal.
List of MBA colleges in Nepal outside Kathmandu:
Almost all of the MBA colleges are concentrated in the Kathmandu Valley. There are only few colleges that run the conduct the MBA program in Nepal except Kathmandu.There are only few MBA colleges in other large cities of Nepal like Butwal, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Nepaljung and other suburbs of Nepal. We are currently gathering the data of colleges that conduct MBA/MBA programs and update this section with list of MBA colleges in Butwal, MBA colleges in Biratnagar, MBA colleges in Pokhara, MBA colleges in Nepaljung, MBA colleges in Western Nepal and other demographics. If you have any information regarding the MBA colleges in Nepal please write to us.
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Scope of MBA in Nepal and scope of MBA of Nepal in Abroad
There is a bright future prospect of MBA in Nepal. The scope of MBA is vast and expanding in all areas of business and management. MBA graduates are hired to manage and run all sort of businesses and organisations like profit seeking industries, Not for Profit Organisations (NGOs) ,government offices, financial institutions (banking, insurance, stock broker firms), international projects etc. With the slight increase in development activities and signals of boost in economy, MBA graduates are starting to enjoy a good salary and career enhancements.
With the increased competition and expand in private sector in economy , each organisation be it small or big require a good administrator and manager to stand out in the competition. These level of administrative skills and managerial skills are the main charm of MBA graduates hence increasing the sell-ability in the local market. So the scope of MBA in Nepal in terms of career prospects and professional development is increasing and expanding.
Cost to study MBA in Nepal
The cost to study MBA in Nepal ranges from 5 Lakhs to 10 Lakhs in average. MBA program of TU is relatively cheaper than the MBA program from other universities. Almost all universities have certain amount of quota for scholarships as well. You can find the detailed cost structure for MBA program of various Universities and colleges in the Universities tab below. Click on the tab to know more details about the course structure and cost for MBA programs offered by universities of Nepal and cost to study MBA affiliated to foreign universities.
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Forum for MBA in Nepal and similar courses
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