Human Resource Management

HRM 461: Nepalese Administrative System

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the administrative system of Nepal from ancient era to date.


  1. Introduction to administrative system
  2. Ancient administration of Nepal, Kirata, and Lichchhabi period
  3. Mediaeval Administration of Nepal: Nepal Mandal, and Karnali Pradesh
  4. Modern Nepalese Administration (1768-1951), Shah Period, and Rana Period.
  5. Modernization of Nepalese Administration (1951- onward), Basic Structure and Features, Administrative Reforms, Administrative Culture


Agraawal, Hem Narayan (1976). The administrative System of Nepal from Tradition to Modernity. New Delhi: Vikash Publlishing House Pvt. Ltd.

Baiday, Tulasi Ram/ Manandhar, Triratna (2053). Aadhunik Nepal ko Prashasanik Itihas(1768-1951). Kathmandu: Nepal Asiali Anusandhan Kendra.

Bhatta, Bhimdev (2071). Nepal ko Prashasanik Itihas. Kathmandu: Sopan Mashik.

Bhattrai, Ghanashyam (2064). Nepal ko Sthaniya Prashasan ko Itihas (1768-1951AD.). Delhi: Adiroit Publishers.

Poudyal, Madhab (1989). Administrative Reforms in Nepal. New Delhi: National Book Organization.

Shrestha, Tulsi Narayan (2005). Nepalese Administration A Historical Perspective. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.

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