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Press Release - 1st Inter University T-20 Cricket Tournament 2013 - Organized by - Kathmandu University(KU) in collaboration with University Sports Association of Nepal(USAN)

isms | 03 May, 2013 08:17


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Fourth Media Conference Held

isms | 02 May, 2013 05:15

Fourth Media Conference, organized jointly by the Department of Languages and Mass Communication, Kathmandu University and Martin Chautari, concluded on 2 March 2013. Divided into three sections, it comprised inauguration along with key-note speech, paper presentations and panel discussion.

Arjun Panthi, Khagendra Acharya, Rajendra Raj Timalsina, Ramesh Rai, Hem Raj Kafle, and Krishnaraj Sarwahari and Madhav Chaudhary presented their papers during the second session. Each presentation was followed by commentators' observations - Indra Dhowj Chhetry, Pam Gurung, Sunita Nemhafuki, Suresh Acharya, Keshav SIgdel and Sri Ram Poudel - and questions from the participants.

During the inauguration session, Dean of School of Arts, Prof. Dr. Mahesh Banskota spotlighted on the importance of such academic activities. Prof. Dr. Jangab Chauhan, Head of the Department of Languages and Mass Communication briefed on the activities of the department and thanked organizing members for their efforts. Dr. Dharma Adhikari delivered key note speech on "Research, Esearch and the Journalistic Craft in out Times". Harsha Maharjan, an organizing committee member from Martin Chautari, shed light on the activities of Martin Chautari and spoke on why media conference is being organized jointly every year. The first session was conducted by Eak Pd. Duwadi.

In the last session, a panel discussion was held on the use of social media. Gunaraj Luitel, Binita Barla and Hempal Shrestha presented their views on the issue and addressed questions raised by the participants. This session was run by Hem Raj Kafle. 

Talk Program on Opportunities and Challenges the younger generation faces

isms | 30 April, 2013 04:47

The course

 MGTS 402 Entrepreneurship presents lecture


"Opportunities and Challenges the younger generation faces".


Guest Lecturer: Dr. Poorna Kant Adhikari


Date: Friday May 3rd 2013
Time: 1:00 PM 3:30 PM
Venue: CV Raman Auditorium.

For kind information:  Former VC of Kathmandu University Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma has also graciously agreed to interact with graduating seniors and other students.  All MGTS 402 students of KU are included. 

This event is open to ALL interested.

Peer Review Team (PRT) visit for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) of KUSOS and KUSOE

isms | 30 April, 2013 03:41

Peer Review Team (PRT) for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) of KU School of Science and KU School of Engineering visited KU main campus from 22-26 April 2013. The PRT comprised of Professor Dr. Sudarshan Tiwari, Former Dean, Institute of Engineering (IOM), TU, Professor Dr. H.P. Khincha, Former Vice Chancellor, VT, Belgaun, Karnataka, Professor K.B. Mathema, Director, QAA Division UGC-Nepal, Professor Dr. Hirdaya Ratna Bajracharya, Technical Advisor to UGC-Nepal, Mrs. Chirikshova Tamrakar, Dean, Institute of Science and Technology, TU and Mr. Shaligram Singh, Chairperson, Nepal Engineering Council.

During the 5 day visit PRT had series of extensive interactions with various stakeholders of KU ranging from Executive Council members, Students, Faculty members, various admin and management divisions, alumni and parents representatives. They also visited campus facilities of two schools.

PRT handed over their assessment report to Deans (Professor Dr. Bhola Thapa, KUSOE Dean and Professor Dr. Panna Thapa, KUSOE Dean) at the exit meeting held on 26 April 2013. The exit meeting was attended by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Registrar Professor Dr. Bhadraman Tuladhar, Deans of KUSOS and KUSOE, Controller of Examinations Professor Dr. Pushpa Raj Adhikary, Heads and Coordinators of both Schools, Chief of Management Services Division and managers of various sections.


Asst. Prof. Shyam Sundar Khadka, Dept. of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, Presented a paper on “In-Situ Performance of Micro Hydropower Plants in Nepal”

isms | 22 April, 2013 09:08


Shyam Sundar Khadka, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, Presented a paper on “In-Situ Performance of Micro Hydropower Plants in Nepal” at the International Workshop on The Role of Micro-hydel for Developing countries, 19-22 April Kathmandu Nepal. The Program was Jointly Organized by Centre for Science & Technology of the Non- Aligned and other Developing countries (NAM S & T Centre) New Delhi, India, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal and Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Nepal. 

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Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of School of Education published a paper

isms | 18 April, 2013 17:59

Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education has published an article entitled, Fractals of ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Logics: A Post/modern Proposal for Transformative Mathematics Pedagogy, in the   Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal. The paper can be downloaded from http://people.exeter.ac.uk/PErnest/pome27/index.html


Vacancy for Project Manager

isms | 17 April, 2013 03:31

Kathmandu University

EnergizeNepal, Program

Vacancy for ProjectManager

EnergizeNepal is proposed consolidated Program, for Norway-Nepal Cooperation in the Development of Nepalese Energy Sector. The first part of this program is to conduct study for exploring the possibility of establishing Norway-Nepal cooperation in non-governmental sector of Nepal for the development of Nepalese energy sector.  The detailed study will be conducted to establish a consolidated program addressing Infrastructure, Competence building, and Industrial development/ innovation needed for development of energy sector in general and hydropower sector in particular in Nepal.  The Programme is managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal with close cooperation with and SINTEF Energy Research (SEfAS), Norway, and Hydro Lab, Nepal. It is funded by the Norwegian Embassy, Kathmandu. This study will be completed by end of November 2013. Application for the position of “Project Manager” in EnergizeNepal is hereby invited with the following minimum qualification. 

  • Master’s degree in one of the disciplines related to Management (with focus on project management), Technology and Innovation Management, Engineering (Related to Energy Planning) or a subject that is relevant to project execution and monitoring of study projects in energy or hydropower sector.
  • The summary about the position are as follows.
  • Position Type: Full Time Contract
  • Contract Period: From  April – Nov 2013.
  • Service Condition: Terms and Conditions of Service of the Program for the Position
  • Salary and Benefits: As per KU standards


Additionally Preferred Qualification/Competencies and Experience:

  • Excellent report writing, facilitating and communication skills.
  • Excellent in both oral and written English and Nepali.
  • Ability to use general purpose computer software such as MS Office proficiently
  • Willingness to travel inside Nepal for project implementation and other purposes.
  • Working experience in international development project or experience in coordinating and networking with NGOs, institutions, government and private sector will be preferred.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work to satisfy overall program goals and objectives.
  • Assist the Program Administrator in planning, executing and monitoring of study groups.
  • Maintain project schedule, track project progress, visit and implementation partner organization, and advice Program Administrator with regard to actions for improvement of performance of each study group.
  • Organize workshops, seminars, and meetings.
  • Ensure excellent communications, coordination, and reporting in among study groups
  • Maintain highest level of professional ethics, confidentiality, and transparency.
  • Disseminate the Program outcomes and work for enhanced visibility.
  • Compile final project document with the reports from each study groups.
  • Others as agreed mutually with the Program Administrator and Employer


Application with a cover letter stating the motivation and the commitment promise, declaration of present and future professional commitments, complete curriculum vitae, copy of the certificate of the master degree, copy of transcripts of the degree, and copy of the certificates of experiences/other-competencies should be submitted no later than 21 April 2013. The application can be submitted to the office.


Office of Dean

School of Engineering

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre


Email: dean_engg@ku.edu.np 


NOTE: Please do not send the application by Post. Short listed candidates will be called for interview.

Director General of ASSMS Professor Dr. A.D.R. Choudary visited KU

isms | 05 April, 2013 09:32


Prof. Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar, the Registrar of Kathmandu University (KU) and the President of Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS), has welcomed Prof. Dr. Alla Dita Raza Choudary, the Director General of the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS), GC University, Lahore, PAKISTAN on Wednesday, April 03, 2013. The ASSMS is a unique leading research center of mathematics that has been established in 2003 by the name of famous Pakistani Nobel Laureate of Physics Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam (the founder of ICTP,Trieste). The ASSMS takes pride in being the quality educational institute of higher education in Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Choudary is also the Director of National Center of Mathematics (NCM), Professor Emeritus at Central Washington University, USA, and also the Convener of the 6th World Conference on 20st Century Mathematics 2013.

During his visit, Prof. Dr. Choudary gave a talk on “A Different School of Mathematics” describing the initial stage, regular national & international mathematical programs and achievements of ASSMS, and also interacted with the participants. The dedication of Prof. Dr. Choudary regarding to the developments of mathematics from school level to higher education through this ASSMS is highly remarkable and appreciable. The participants in this program were Prof. Dr. P.R. Adhikary (Senior Mathematician and KU Exam Controller), Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa (Dean, KU School of Science), Dr. Deepak Subedi (HOD, Department of Natural Science), Dr. Dil Bahadur Gurung (Graduate Program Coordinator), Dr. Ram Prasad Ghimire, Mr. Manoj Shakya (Graduate Program Coordinator of CE), Mr. Rabindra Kayastha including faculties and research scholars of mathematics. Dr. Kanhaiya Jha was the coordinator of this interaction program. During this program, Prof. Dr. Tuladhar informed about academic programs and some major mathematical activities in Nepal and Dr. Subedi informed about the academic programs and activities of the Department of Natural Sciences. This program has helped our mathematics faculties and research acholars to participate in the activities of ASSMS. To know more about the ASSMS, please do visit its website: www.sms.edu.pk.

Invitation to attend a Talk Program by Mahabir Pun

isms | 29 March, 2013 09:26

Dear Respected Sir/Madam,

As per instruction I would like to request you for your presence in the following program related to

Wireless Networking in Rural Villages of Nepal

Mr. Mahabir Pun, Team Leader, Nepal Wireless Networking Project, will make his presentation based on his experiences and expertise in the field.


Venue: C. V. Raman Auditorium

                K. U. Central Office, Dhulikhel.


Date:  Monday, 1 April, 2013

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Director General of ICIMOD, Dr. David Molden and his Team Visited KU

isms | 29 March, 2013 08:38


Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University (KU) has welcomed the Director General of the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, Dr. David Molden and his team from ICIMOD on 17 March 2013.The main purpose of the visit was to acquire the status of the ongoing project “Monitoring and assessment of changes in Glaciers, Snow and Glacio-hydrology in the Hindu Kush - Himalayas with a special focus on strengthening the capacity of Nepalese organizations (The HKH Cryosphere Monitoring Project)” and to interact with the project staffs, students and other faculties. The HKH Cryosphere Monitoring Project is being implemented by KU from August 2011. The project is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through ICIMOD. The M.S. by Research in Glaciology course which was started since September 2011 is now in its second year. Extensive research on monitoring of glacier mass balance of Yala and Lirung Glaciers in Langtang Valley, Rasuwa district and Rikha Samba Glacier in Hidden Valley, Mustang district is being carried out continuously ever since the project started. Dr. Molden has also handed over some laptops, desktops and scientific field equipments through this project to KU during the visit.


Registration Call for Media Conference 2013

isms | 29 March, 2013 05:22


Admission Notice about Master in Communication(2013-15)

isms | 28 March, 2013 08:23

Admission Notice


It is hereby notify that the following applicants have been selected for the Master in Communication (2013-15) admission in School of Engineering at Kathmandu University. Selected candidates are requested to verify their documents in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineer and are requested to get admission before 2 April 2013.




Bishal Poudel


Meenu Shrestha


Sumi Shrestha


Sarju Shrestha


Yogesh Deo


Waiting List of Applicants


Saroj Kumar Sah


Shaurav Lamsal


Buddha Shrestha


Prabin Shrestha


Admission Process

1.       Fill up the admission and registration forms, Attach Photos (PP) in all forms. (The forms can be obtained from Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering office).

2.       Pay the required fee to Kathmandu University’s Account at any branch of the following bank.

Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL)- A/C No. : 00501030250009

3.       Attach the bank voucher to the completed admission form and submit the forms to the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering office.



·         Applicants who fail to complete the process by 3:00 pm, 2 April 2013 will not be considered for admission to the program and the seat will be given to waiting candidates.

Education and Community: Initiative of Kathmandu University

isms | 28 March, 2013 08:22

School of Engineering organized an interaction program on March 25, 2013  with school headmaster and teachers. Main purpose of the interaction is for  linking university education to rural community for use of Information Technology and Engineering services for development and prosperous life.

There were 80 participants representing different high schools of Kavre. One group each from CE/CS and EE second year students shared their experience gained during community education project tour. Asst Prof. Brijesh Adhikary (Act HoD, DoEEE and Project Manager, CEPP) presented on Community Education Pilot Project (CEPP). Asst Prof. Subodh Ghimire (DoEEE) presented on SASEC RTN.

Guest presenters were Mr. Narayan Prasad Bhatta (District Education Officer) and Mr. Madhu Acharya (Third Eye, NGO).

Finally concluding remarks was given by Prof.Dr Bhola Thapa, Dean, SOE in which he highlighted on the importance of education in community and contribution done by Kathmandu University in community sector.

Mr. Sushil Shrestha (DoCSE and CEPP member) expressed vote of thanks to all the participants on behalf of Kathmandu University and CEPP for their participation in the interaction program.

The objective of the program was to understand the need of rural community for the use of Information Technology and Engineering Services for development and prosperous life.

Paper published by Dr. Shiva P. Pudasaini, visiting Professor of Department of Natural Sciences

isms | 25 March, 2013 08:56

A research paper entitled "The hypermobility of huge landslides and avalanches’’  by  Dr. Shiva P. Pudasaini, visiting Professor at the Department  of Natural Sciences, School of Science, Kathmandu University has been recently published in  Engineering Geology.  The paper can be viewed at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2013.01.012

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of School of Education presented a paper

isms | 24 March, 2013 13:33

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, presented a paper on Radicalizando a Educação Matemática através da Matemática do Planeta Terra (Radicalizing mathematics education through the perspective of the Mathematics of Planet Earth) at the 2013 annual meeting of Associação de Professores de Matemática (Association of Mathematics Teachers in Portugal) at the city of Alfubeira, Portugal.

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