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MBA Program

The MBA program is a two-year full-time study program spread over six trimesters. Students need to successfully complete sixty-six credit hours comprising foundation courses, analytical tool courses, core and functional area courses, integrative courses, concentration and electives along with thematic graduate seminars, workshops, Internships, and Graduate Research Projects. MBA at Excel is intended to bring corporate change in Nepal through the transformation of students into competent managers, executives, and entrepreneurs capable of becoming strategic change agents in the corporate and social world by providing them with a firm grasp of broad-based and integrated fundamentals of management with real-life applications. The program focuses on developing social and developmental outlook and adequate skill in analysis, decision-making, implementation, leadership, and communication among the students to acquire modern management skills, enhance their managerial capabilities, adopt success-oriented and career­ focused attitudes to lead an organization in a highly dynamic and competitive global business environment.


MBA Program Contact Info

Shiksha Pandey
Program Coordinator

Email: [email protected]
Phone No.: 9801200819

Curricular Structure and Course Cycle

Trimester I

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
STT 501 Business Statistics 3.0
ECO 511 Economic Analysis for Business 3.0
IMS 521 Management Information System 3.0
ACC 515 Financial Reporting and Analysis 3.0

Trimester II

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MGT 541 Emerging Concepts in Management 2.0
COM 505 Managerial Communication 2.0
STT 502 Data Analysis for Decision Modeling 2.0
ECO 512 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy 2.0
MGT 542 OB and Leadership 2.0
COM 506 Communication Skill Practicum 1.0

Trimester III

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
ACC 516 Managerial Accounting 2.0
FIN 531 Financial Management 2.0
MKT 561 Marketing Management 2.0
MGT 543 Human Resource Management 2.0
RES 611 Business Research Methodology 2.0
IMS 522 e-Commerce: Practicum 1.0

Trimester IV

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MGT 544 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2.0
MGT 545 International Business 2.0
MGT 546 Operations and Service Management 2.0
ECO 512 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy 2.0
Concentration I 2.0
Concentration II 2.0
MGT 547 Business Development Plan: Graduate Seminar 1.0

Trimester V

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
Concentration III 2.0
Concentration IV 2.0
Elective I 2.0
Elective I 2.0
MGT 548 Internship 3.0

Trimester VI

Course Code Course Description Credit Hours
MGT 549 Business Environment Analysis 3.0
MGT 550 Strategic Management 3.0
RES 612 Graduate Research Project 3.0
MGT 551 Corporate Governance: Graduate Seminar 1.0

Admission Procedure

Applicants must pass Pokhara University Management Admission Test (PUMAT) conducted centrally by Pokhara University. The successful candidates in PUMAT must participate in a comprehensive interview at Excel Business College.


To be eligible to apply for admission to the MBA program, an applicant must have a minimum of 15 years of formal education (12 years of schooling plus three years of graduation). Furthermore, the applicant must have secured a minimum CGPA of 2.0 or 45 percent at Bachelor’s level. The final decision on admission is taken on the basis of scores on the admission test, group discussion, and interview.

Documents Requirements

The applicant is required to submit the following documents:

  • Completed and Signed the MBA Application Form
  • Letter of Reference from Two Referees
  • Attested Copies of all Academic Transcript (SLC onwards)
  • Attested Copies of all Character Certificate (SLC onwards)
  • Original Migration Certificate of Last Degree (If any academic degree from a foreign university, the copy of the equivalent certificate)
  • Attested Copy of Citizenship
  • Two Copies of Recent Passport Size Photographs

Evaluation System

Excel Business College strictly follows Pokhara University’s evaluation system to measure students’ academic performance. The system is as follows:

Internal Evaluation: Sixty percent (60%) weight is given to internal evaluation. Internal evaluation will be done by the concerned faculty member in a prescribed format by the college under university guidelines.

External Evaluation (Trimester End Examination): Forty percent (40%) weight is given to external evaluation. The end-of-the-trimester examination is conducted by the Office of the Controller of Examination, Pokhara University.

Grading System: MBA

The pass mark in each course will be a minimum Grade of C or a GPA of 2.0. However, students must secure a minimum CGPA of 3.0 at the end of the program.

Grade Honor Points (CGPA) Description
A 4.0 Excellent
A- 3.7 Excellent
B+ 3.3 Good
B 3.0 Fair
B- 2.7 Fair
C+ 2.3 Fair
C 2.0 Pass in Individual Course
F 0.0 Fail