Introduction

Shanker Dev Campus (SDC), a leading constituent Campus of Tribhuvan University (TU), is one of the few campuses, which has been offering quality higher education in Management for the past many years. To its credit, SDC is probably the first choice for the general management education in Nepal, mainly due to its commitment to quality education for the future managers of Nepal. Not surprisingly, therefore it has received accolades either as the best or one of the best schools in management education including by some of the renowned business magazines of the country. It runs undergraduate and graduate courses in business and management for example Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) and Master of Business Studies (MBS). In addition, it also offers the degree of Master of Business Management (MBM), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) and Bachelor of Business Management (BBM). Over the period it has produced middle and manger level professionals required for the country. It has in addition, produced a number of politicians and administrators and some of them have reached the highest level of careers in their lives. It retains one of the best faculties available in the country quite dedicated to quality education in management. It carries the distinctive legacy as the pioneering Campus in Management education in Nepal. It is centrally and strategically located with sufficient premise and other facilities required for imparting quality education.

Krishna Prasad Acharya,Campus Chief

Message from the Campus Chief

Shanker Dev Campus (SDC), located at the heart of Kathmandu metropolitan city, is effortlessly reachable from any corner of the Kathmandu valley. SDC, as the pioneer constituent campus of Tribhuvan University (TU), is synonymous to management education in Nepal. Thus, it has become the premier duty of SDC to produce world- class standard manpower targeting the global need. Additionally, SDC is conscious of its duty of upholding the image of TU. SDC houses highly professional, dedicated, and competent faculty as required who focus onproducing world-class management manpower.

SDC offers Bachelor in Business Studies (BBS), Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in Information Management (BIM), Bachelor in Business Management (BBM), Master in Business Studies (MBS) and Master in Business Management (MBM). SDC untiringly supplies middle level and top level managers through the programs it has been offering to the management students joining SDC from every corner of this nation. BBS and MBS are based on annual system, whereas BBA, BIM, BBM and MBM are semester system programs.

It is a matter of pride to be able to supply professionals whoare capable of working in the fast paced, competitive andhigh tech modern business environment. As a result, SDChas become the first choice of Nepalese students wishing to pursue management studies.

SDC has its ultimate objective of educating students forprofessional pursuits in business, industry, and government dedicated to contributing for enhancing the knowledge and understanding of business and public administration. SDC aims: (1) to develop networking with management institutes in the country and abroad to exchange new knowledge, technology and methods of higher level efficiency in management of business and public entities, (2) to produce socially responsible and creative entrepreneurs capable of promoting business and industry for the socio-economic development of Nepal, (3) to conduct research and management development programs for enhancing the knowledge and skill base of academics and practicing managers, (4) to develop managers for public sector with competency in public policy management and governance.

I welcome all the prospective students in this campus for truly professional educational experience to build their career and transform into dedicated, contributing and promising human resource.


History/Location & Facilites/Academic Status

History

Shanker Dev Campus (SDC) was founded in 1951 as Nepal National College which was housed temporarily at Durbar High School and then at Tri-Chandra College in Kathmandu. The name of the college was changed in 1973 to Shanker Dev Campus following the government policy of amalgamating it into Tribhuvan University and recognizing Prof. Shanker Dev Pant's contributions, motivated primarily by his missionary zeal, towards purchasing a site and erecting a building for the college.

Location and facilities

The buildings of SDC are centrally located along a very busy side road, between the river Tukucha and Putalisadak in Kathmandu metropolis. The Campus planning has been annually followed since 1973 and several wings had been added to the original structure on separate occasions. All buildings in use at the present time provide ample space for educational, administrative and financial divisions, a teachers' room, academic departments, a library, a computer lab, a multi-purpose hall, classrooms, a student union, etc. It also contains a fountain, a basketball and a volley ball court, and a separate restroom for students.

Academic status

SDC is a constituent Campus of Tribhuvan University which is fully accredited for its bachelor's and master's degree programmes in business studies. Characterized by its pioneering days in the field of management professional expertise, quality education and discipline, SDC has become an outstanding Campus for business studies in the country today. Not surprisingly, the MBS students who graduate from SDC make about 25% of the total number of MBS students in Nepal. As a mecca for excellent business studies, SDC enrollments are rising each year far beyond its capacity. SDC is fully committed to providing high quality education in a favourable environment, developing professional skills and enhancing lifetime quest for acquisition of knowledge and ideas. SDC offers the following undergraduate and graduate degree programmes:

BBS (Bachelor in Business Studies)4- year course, BBA ( Bachelor in Business Administration) 4-year course,BBA ( Bachelor in Information Management) 4-year course, BBM ( Bachelor in Business Management) 4-year course, MBS ( Master of Business Studies) 2-years course, MBM( Master of Business Management) 2-years course