Kathmandu University News

KU Signs MoU with U. PORTO

isms | 22 January, 2017 14:54

The Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal, and University of Porto (U. PORTO), Portugal, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on 20 January 2017 in School of Management (KUSoM), KU, Balkumari, Kathmandu, Nepal, in order to strengthen collaboration between the above two universities in terms of capacity development, research, and mobility of students and staffs between them. The signing took place during the visit of Prof. Maria Joao Ramos, Vice-Rector, U. PORTO, to Pharmacy Department of KU under MOBILE+ mobility program where she delivered lectures to M. Pharm student of the same department.

The main areas of agreement are: increasing the scientific and cultural relationship, further the development of mutual collaboration, exchange of information, materials and scientific information, promoting teaching, research, mobility of teaching staff, researchers and students between both universities, curriculum development, preparation of joint research projects, and participation in seminars and academic meetings.



Prof. Maria de Fatima Marinho, the Vice-President of U. PORTO, Portugal, and Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, the Registrar of KU, signed the MoA for and on behalf of U. PORTO and KU, respectively. The agreement was witnessed by Prof. Ramos.

Dr. Rabindra Bista, Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, coordinated the MoA event in the capacity of coordinator of MOBILE+ Project, an Erasmus plus Program.



Application open for the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

isms | 22 January, 2017 14:48

   Application open for the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

Application open for the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility – Merging Voices Consortium (MV)





The 2nd call for

Administrative Staff

application is now open.


End date: 28- February-217


Please kindly contact Rabindra Bista, PhD, Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering if you have any queries.


E-Mail : rbista@ku.edu.np


Message from the Vice-Chancellor, Kathmandu University - 2017

isms | 20 January, 2017 17:35

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Quotation Notice for Vertical Laminar Airflow

isms | 20 January, 2017 13:16

Tender Notice for Microplate Reader Supply

isms | 20 January, 2017 06:47

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - School of Management , KU

isms | 18 January, 2017 15:09

Date: 18 January 2017





Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution of higher learning dedicated to maintaining high standards of academic excellence. Pursuing the mission of providing quality education for leadership and leadership in quality education, KU is in the forefront of knowledge industry in the fields of science, engineering, management, education, arts, law, and medical sciences.

KU is now looking for committed, competent, and qualified Nepali professionals to take up full-time contract faculty positions in its School of Management (KUSOM), the premier business school in Nepal pioneering MBA and EMBA programs. As the leader graduate management school, KUSOM has an ambitious plan to grow and expand as a provider of quality graduate management programs as well as research and consulting services. The selected faculties will share and shoulder the challenging responsibility for implementing this growth plan while continuously growing in their career in a highly professional environment. Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.


POSITION: Lecturer  

Work Station: Balkumari


  1.  General Management and Human Resource Management
  2. Accounting / Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. Project Management
  5. Information Technology 
  6. English Language / Communication

Required Number: Few

Academic Qualification

MBA or Master’s Degree with first division or equivalent in related discipline.

Interested applicants in the above mentioned positions are requested to send their Curriculum Vitae (In CV two references person must be mentioned) 1 passport size photograph along with attested testimonials (transcript and mark sheet from SLC to last degree )and copy of citizenship to the following address by January 25, 2017.


Salary as per the rule of the university

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for selection process.

For more details, please contact:

School of Management

Balkumari, Lalitpur

GPO: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel no: (01) 5186091, 5186029 Homepage: www.kusom.edu.np 

Tender Notice for High Pressure Tank, Low Pressure Tank and 3 Guide Vane Cascade Rig

isms | 17 January, 2017 16:37

Orientation on University-Wide Startup Weekend and Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017

isms | 17 January, 2017 16:30

An orientation and interaction program on “University-Wide Startup Weekend” and “Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017” was held on January 12, 2017 at C.V. Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University Central Campus, Dhulikhel. The event was attended by over 250 students and faculty members from School of Engineering, School of Science, School of Law, and School of Medical Sciences.

Mr. Suman Shakya, Cofounder of Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub (NEHUB) provided the information about the University-Wide Startup Weekend bieng organized by NEHUB in partnership with Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) during 7 – 9 April 2017.

The Startup Weekend events span the course of a weekend (approximately 54 hours), and are generally composed of 60-120 participants. In addition to attendees, the event attracts speakers, coaches, panelists (generally well-respected members of the local startup community or notable names in the industry), and various sponsors and company representatives. A good share of teams end up working together beyond the startup weekend to build a fully operating startup, and others take with them the bootcamp experience and a network of like minds.

Bing organized for the first time in Nepal, University-Wide Startup Weekend aims to bring together ALL SEVEN SCHOOLS of Kathmandu University with the primary objective to identify innovative and sustainable business ideas within Kathmandu University.

During the preceding session, Ms. Malvika Subba, CEO of Idea Studio, presented about the Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017 and Infrastructure Idea Hunt. Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017 is being organized during 19-20 February 2017 by Confederation of Nepal Industries (CNI) in association with Government of Nepal and Youth Community for Nepalese Contractors, in which Idea Studio is the Infrastructure Idea Hunt Partner. The top three ideators will get the opportunity to present their ideas in the Infrastructure Summit. (The deadline for submission of ideas is 27 January 2017. For further information, you can visit: www.infrastructuresummit.com)

The Orientation program was organized by Kathmandu University Central Campus, Dhulikhel, and was coordinated by Mr. Bibhu Ratna Tuladhar along with Mr. Pratisthit Lal Shrestha from School of Engineering and Mr. Parash Mani Timilsina from School of Science.




3rd U-Learning Training was conducted

isms | 16 January, 2017 12:06

3rd U-Learning Training was conducted at Kathmandu University.

Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Kathmandu University successfully conducted a three day training program on Ubiquitous learning held on 8-10 Jan 2017. The theme of the training was Equal Education Opportunities by U-Learning technology. Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head of the Department of Department of Computer Science and Engineering gave an opening speech on the importance of U-Learning technology in Education and its challenges on implementation in the context of Nepal.


The participants were primarily from public-private school from various districts of Nepal. Selection of School was done on the basis of equality with respect to remote and urban location. Dr. Purusottam Kharel was a lead person to conduct this training and Mr. Cavin Shin from South Korea was the resource person.

The training concluded with a joint commitment from all participants on enhancing the scope of U-learning system in education. Kathmandu University U- Learning Research and Development Unit has already selected three more schools with the support from National Research Foundation (NRF- By Kim Jonghun) South Korea. The newly selected schools are from Dolakha, Sindhuli and Saptari districts. 

This project is a joint collaboration of Kathmandu University, Tribhuvan University, NSDevil South Korea and National Research Foundation of South Korea.




isms | 16 January, 2017 12:00




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CEP conducted a workshop with LAIKA Academy and ABARI

isms | 15 January, 2017 12:52


Community Education Project (CEP) conducted a workshop in collaboration with LAIKA Academy and ABARI.

An interactive session between students and faculties associated with Laika Academy of Australia, Adobe and Bamboo Research Initiative (ABARI) and Community Education Project (CEP) of Kathmandu University was held on Jan 11, 2017 at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel. 

Mr. Sushil Shrestha (Assistant Professor and Project Coordinator) presented about Kathmandu University and the Community Education Program to the participants. Then KU students involved in CEP shared their experience of participating in community projects. Similarly, students of Laika Academy also shared their experiences of participating in the Laika - ABARI education program. In an interactive session, all participants provided feedback to the prototypes that Laika - ABARI students built to solve small problems in the community designed with a collaborative design process.

Laika Academy and ABARI designed an educational experience program for undergraduate students of Australia to learn about and experience heritage, arts, community, and natural resource in different places of Nepal, viz. Kathmandu, Kavrepalanchok and Chitwan. As a part of the educational program, a workshop was conducted at Kathmandu University in collaboration with Community Education Program of Kathmandu University.


All participants later visited the material testing lab being built by ABARI using bamboo and earth inside Kathmandu University Central Campus premises.


Quotation Notice for Fume Hood Supply

isms | 11 January, 2017 15:24

Quotation Notice for Server and Server Rack Supply

isms | 11 January, 2017 15:21

Preliminary Meeting between DOCSE and SIM University

isms | 11 January, 2017 14:42

Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ms. Jennifer Mei SZE ANG, Head, Common Curriculum and Ms. Cynthia Chang, Head, Service Learning, SIM University, Singapore agreed to carry out one pilot project in Service Learning jointly by the students of both universities.

During their visit to KU, delegates from SIM University expressed their desire for possible collaboration with DOCSE in Service Learning.





Mr. Shrestha Presents in International Conference

editorial | 10 January, 2017 17:38

Mr. Sushil Shrestha, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), presented a research paper in The 2nd International Conference on Next Generation Computing (ICNGC 2017), held during 5-7 January 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.



Mr. Shrestha's presentation focused on the importance of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Design Principles in making better and user-friendly interface.

The conference was organized by Korean Institute of Next Generation Computing and University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam.


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