Established in 2048 B.S. by social activists and academicians of this region with an aim to impart quality assured education in affordable cost, Siddhartha Gautam Buddha Campus is one of the leading campuses of province 5 of Nepal. Though originally guided by the principle of cost recovery, the campus is now enduring by the principle of cost recovery and quality assurance with its focus on both quality education and community concern. Though established with the aim of providing quality education to the children of marginalized, disadvantaged and educationally under privileged class of the society, it has now started to cater the needs of the diverse classes of the society. Located at the heart of Butwal Sub Metropolitan City, it has been serving the needs of the students from Rupandehi and districts like Palpa, Gulmi, Arghakhanchi, Kapilbastu, Nawalparasi, Dang, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Syangja, Baglung, Parbat etc. The campus geminated with TU affiliated Humanities programme in intermediate level enrolling 156 students with 16 faculty members and 3 supportive staffs in 2048 and as a plan to consolidate itself, it commenced Intermediate in Education in 2053. Further stimulating its academic programmes, it began BBS and B.Ed (Nepali, English, Health and Population) in 2062 BS and MBS, M.Ed (Health & Curriculum) and M.Ed (Nepali & English) in 2075 BS. It has been running its classes of BBS, B.Ed, MBS and M.Ed in the buildings of its own located at Butwal Metropolitan City-5, Rupandehi and is planning to run additional academic programmes like BBM, BBA, BIM, B.Ed. (Mathematics and ICT) and BA (BSW and Journalism). In year 2075 the campus is catering the needs of 1629 students in Bachelor's and Master's Level, out of them 830 students were enrolled in BBS, 609 in B.Ed, 148 in MBS and 42 in M.Ed.
Siddhartha Gautam Buddha Campus (SGBC) was established on 24th Ashwin 2048 on the principle of “cost recovery and quality education”. The campus was founded by permanent lecturers of Butwal Multiple Campus, educationists and noted social personalities of local community with the aim of providing quality education to the children of marginalized, disadvantaged and educationally under privileged class of the society. Initiated at the premises of Shree Kanti Boarding School with TU affiliated PCL (Humanities). With the effort of Campus Management Committee, the ministry level cabinet decision granted permission to the campus to run its classes at its present location in Butwal-5, Rupandehi. Then the campus started to construct its own building with the financial support of the Butwal Chamber of Commerce, Butwal Municipality, District Development Committee of Rupandehi and other social donors.
With the overwhelming demand of the society, SGBC upgraded faculties up to Bachelor’s Degree (Education and Management) and Master Degree (Education and Management) in 2062 BS and 2067 BS respectively. The campus received letter of intent (LOI) to submit the self study report (SSR) on 11 Magh 2071 BS to get involved in Higher Education Reform Project (HERP) of UGC. SGBC signed MOU with UGC on 20th Magh 2072 BS. After the Letter of Intent (LOI) had been received, different committees were formed to prepare SSR report and the report was duly submitted QAA division of UGC on 21 Bhadra 2074 BS. A pre- visit team led by Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa visited the campus on 21-23 Chaitra 2074 BS. After the campus had rectified the shortcomings recommended by the team, the Peer Review Team led by Prof. Dr. Basudev Kafle visited the campus on 26-30 Ashadh 2075 BS and pointed out some gaps and recommended for further improvement. Finally, a two member follow up team led by Prof. Dr. Basudev Kafle visited the campus on 8-9 Poush 2075 BS and submitted a report to QAAC of UGC. As recommended by the QAAC of UGC, the UGC Board decided to certify the campus for Quality Assurance Accreditation in 16 Poush 2075. According to the guidelines set by QAA, the campus is going to conduct its activities.
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