The KCM Student Council is the governing student body at Kathmandu College of Management. It is an initiative of the students,established with the vision of promoting a cooperative culture among students and to enhance their leadership skills. The purpose of the Student Council is to further the best interests of all students at the college through student representation in matters affecting student life and affairs by promoting and supervising club activities and improving community relations. KCM Student Council supports the overall development of students by engaging them in various activities relating to business, sports, culture and career. Realizing the necessity for student self-governance, the KCM Student Council was officially founded in April1, 2003.
Some of the major events organized by the Student Council are KCM Inter College Music Competition (KCM ICMC), Nepal Management Symposium (NMS), KCM Entrance Preparation Classes (EPC) and KCM Annual Drama.
The KCM student council consists of 27 members; 24 members are elected from each of the 12 sections (a male and a female Class Representative); and three Management Representatives who are selected by the College Management. The council is headed by the President and supported by the Vice President, General Secretary, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Inventory Manager and the Club Coordinators.
|Former Presidents of Student Council||Year|
|Karvika Thapa||July 2003|
|Pavan Harjani||2003 - 2004|
|Nimish Acharya||2004 - 2005|
|Amit Agrawal||2005- 2006|
|Aditya Piya||2006 - 2007|
|Gaurav Basnyat||2007- 2008|
|Achal Raj Pandey||2008- 2009|
|Rajendra Singh Bista/ SamikshyaGautam||2009- 2010|
|Nitesh Raj Shrestha||2005 - 2006|
|Bijay Kumar Shrestha||2011 - 2012|
|Ayush Man Tamrakar||2012 - 2013|
|Shaba DC||2013 - 2014|
|Sneha Shakya||2014 - 2015|
|Vice - President||Ajar Singh Basnet
|General Secretary||Bidit Shakya||2nd|
|Recording Secretary||Yashaswi Surana||2nd|
|Inventory Manager||Aashutosh Agrawal||2nd|
|Assistant Treasurer||Bikesh Shrestha||2nd|
|JA Club Coordinator||Rejisha Shrestha||2nd|
|Sports Club Coordinator||Anul Suwal||2nd|
|Arts Club Coordinator||Kriti Shrestha||3rd|
|Career Club Coordinator||Erica Shrestha||3rd|
|IT Club Coordinator||Nupur Bansal||3rd|
|Publication Club Coordinator||Ayush Shah||2nd|
|Social Welfare Club Coordinator||Nihal Shrestha||2nd|
|General Members||Siddharth Ghimiray
Kunga Dorje Sherpa
|Arts Club||Sumit Shrestha||3rd|
|Career Club||Sophie Pradhan||3rd|
|Publication Club||Anjila Nepal||3rd|
|IT Club||Sonu Chaudhary||3rd|
|Social Welfare Club||Kshitija Bhattarai||3rd|
|Junior Achiever’s Forum||Jenny Shrestha||3rd|
|Sports Club||Gyalmu Diki Shrepa
Sports club is the most popular club at KCM. As the name suggests, the club enhances the profile of sports entertainment through fun and games. It provides a platform for athletic students to enjoy their passion by organizing various intra-college games such as the Indoors Meet and 3 on 3 Basketball, and inter-college matches such as the Football Frenzy and Basketball Bash. Another important event of the club is the ‘Old School Mania’, where current as well as former students battle it out in tournaments.
Sports Club presidents 2016-2017: Gyalmu Diki Shrepa and Sameer Bagale
The Arts Club is one of the major clubs under the Student Council with the highest number of membership. It is an “art driven” club that features activities encompassing literature, visual arts and performing arts. The club organizes events that provide a platform for students to showcase their creative side. Most students feel that such events help refresh their minds amidst the pressure of academics. Regular events of this club include Cultural Day, Holi Celebration, Tihar Dhamaka and Acoustic Groove.
Arts Club President 2016-2017: Sumit Shrestha
The Career Club was established with the objective of providing students with opportunities to enhance their employability skills and their career prospects. Through the club, students can also seek answers to questions regarding employment and further education. The club also helps students find part-time employment to gain real world experience. Various events such as the Battle of Brains, Team Building Competition, and workshops are organized every year by the club.
Career Club president 2016-2017: Sophie Pradhan
IT Club is the oldest running club at KCM, established even before the KCM Student Council by a small group of like-minded students. The IT club aims to foster the use of Information Technology among students at the college. IT Club organizes events such as Web Designing, In Motion and gaming competitions.
IT Club President 2016-2017: Sonu Chaudhary
Keeping the importance of practical learning in mind, Junior Achiever’s Forum (JA Forum) of KCM organizes various events that allow students to test their management skills. Major competitions organized by this club are Zeus - The God of Management, City Chase and others.
JA Forum President 2016-2017: Jenny Shrestha
With so many events happening throughout the year, the Publication Club ensures that students and the Management do not miss anything. Students’ articles and other literary works are published on a monthly bulletin called “Chronicles” that keeps the entire college updated with the ongoing events and activities. The Publication Club also organizes events such Movie Review Writing Competition, Essay Writing Competition and Photography Competition.
Publication Club President 2016-2017: Anjila Nepal
Social Welfare Club
Social Welfare Club, initially known as Volunteers' Club, is one of the biggest clubs of the council. It was established with the objective of creating awareness about social responsibility and focusing on ways students can contribute to the betterment of the community. The club seeks to highlight the problems faced by society through different means and suggests solutions to overcome the problems. Some of the events of Social Welfare Club are Blood Donation Camp, Garage Sale, Green Ride and Paralympics.
SWC president 2016-2017: Kshitija Bhattarai