Kathmandu University News

Call for Proposal for Test Rig Installation at TTL

isms | 07 July, 2014 04:57

Kathmandu University (KU) invites eligible manufacturing and installation companies qualified by AEPC for "Cross Flow and Pelton Turbine Test Rig Installation" at Turbine Testing Lab (TTL) in separate "Financial" and "Technical" proposals on a sealed envelope before 4th August, 2014. The proposal is to be submitted to the following address.


Turbine Testing Lab
Kathmandu University

6250 Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal


For more Detail : [Click Here]

Admission Open for Undergraduate Programs(School of Science / School of Engineering)

isms | 04 July, 2014 12:14

School of Science / School of Engineering

Undergraduate Programs
Admission Open

Kathmandu University announces the opening of admission to the Undergraduate Programs in School of Science and School of Engineering for the academic year 2014/2015.

Admission is open for the following programs:


Eligibility criteria

Entrance exam

Merit seats

Quota seats

BE in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Communication)

10+2 or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM)




BE in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Power and Control)



BE in Mechanical Engineering



BE in Civil Engineering (Specialization in Hydropower)



BTech in Environmental Engineering



BE in Computer Engineering

10+2 or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in PCM or Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science (PMCs)




BE in Geomatics Engineering



BSc in Applied Physics



BSc in Computer Science



Bachelor of Pharmacy

10+2 or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in PCM or Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB)




BSc in Environmental Science



BTech in Biotechnology



BSc in Human Biology

10+2 or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in PCB

















Candidates are required to take Computer-based Entrance Exam in either PCM or PCB.

1. Register your name for Computer-based Test (CBT) at http://apply.ku.edu.np/cbt. Candidates are required to register online before visiting the admissions office for admit cards.
2. Pay the required CBT and admission application processing fee of Rs. 1250 to any one of the following KU Account at any branch of the banks mentioned below.

Account Name : Kathmandu University
Branch :   Any
Bank Account Information:
Nepal Investment Bank Ltd A/C No. : 00501030250009
Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd A/C No. : 2022524044147028
Nabil Bank Ltd A/C No. : 0110010955102

3. Visit admissions office located at TTL Auditorium, KU main campus, Dhulikhel with your identification document (citizenship card or passport), a photocopy of the identification document, 3 recent PP-size photographs and a bank voucher of Rs. 1250. Make an appointment for CBT and collect admit card.
4. Appear on Computer Based Entrance Exam. Please do not forget to bring your admit card and identification document along with you.
5. Fill up the online application form for admission. The online application form will be available from July 21, 2014 to July 28, 2014 at http://apply.ku.edu.np/admission.
6. Follow the announcements at http://ku.edu.np.


Time Schedule for Admission

Applicants are advised to follow the time schedule given below.
Working days and other schedules will be as per the academic calendar published by the university. 


Online registration for CBT

July 5 to 20, 2014

Appointment for CBT and admit card collection

July 8 to 21, 2014 between 10 AM and 3 PM

Admission Test:



July 10 to 27, 2014 – As mentioned in the admit card


As mentioned in the admit card


KU main campus, Dhulikhel

Submission of completed application form

July 21 to 28, 2014

Publication of selected candidates list

July 30, 2014

Admission period

August 1 to 5, 2014 unless otherwise stated in the admission notice

 Send your queries to admission@ku.edu.np or call (011) 681572.


  • Candidates who have passed all courses of Grade 11, have appeared in exams of Grade 12 and are awaiting the results can also apply on a provisional basis.
  • Syllabi for entrance exam are available  here
  •  Apply early to avoid rush close to the deadline.
  • A limited number of scholarships are available for meritorious and financially needy students. The application for financial support is to be submitted at the time of admission.
  The online practice test is available at: http://cbtdemo.ku.edu.np

DoCSE and e-Learning Center Conduct Training on Moodle

isms | 04 July, 2014 05:47

DoCSE and e-Learning Center Conduct Training on Moodle

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE) successfully conducted a  training on “e-Learning Through Moodle” on June 19 and 20 in collaboration with e-Learning Center at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel.

The training was divided into four sessions. In the opening session, distinguished  guests including Registrar and Associate Deans were present. Mr. Jae Min Kim from Korea, who worked as an e-learning expert in Kathmandu University, was invited as a guest. Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Dean of School of Education, Subir Pradhananga and Sarina Piya from OLE Nepal shared their experiences of e-Learning. 

Mr. Sushil Shrestha, Asst. Professor, DoCSE, delivered lectures on “e-contents” and “Tips to prepare effective presentation” in the second session. In the third session, Mr. Rajesh Manandhar, researcher in E-learning center, presented on moodle system and its different features.” Similarly, Mr. Manoj Shakya, Asst. Professor, DoCSE,  discussed on “Quiz in Moodle” in the fourth
and final sessions.

Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head of the Department, handed over certificates to the participants and tokens of love to the resource persons.

Department of Pharmacy Organizes Alumni Reunion

isms | 04 July, 2014 05:39

Department of Pharmacy Organizes Alumni Reunion

The Department of Pharmacy (DoP), School of Science, organized Alumni Reunion at CV Raman Auditorium on June 14, 2014. 

The program was initiated by Forum for Pharmacy (FoP). 

Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa, Controller of Examinations and Dean of School of Science, inaugurated the program. Following his address to the graduates, there were speeches by Dr. Rajani Shakya, Acting Head of DoP,  and Mr. Sailendra Shakya, Lecturer of DoP and Staff Coordinator for FoP. 

On the occasion, the 2014 edition of Pharmaquest, the official newsletter of FoP, was launched.

In an experience sharing session with the alumni, Mr. Jaya Bir Karmacharya, an MPharm graduate (batch 2002) and present Managing Director of Omnica Laboratories, emphasized on the need of organizing fund-raising programs through alumni to provide scholarship to pharmacy students and to conduct healthcare programs.  Mr. Robash Kusum Subedi (BPharm batch 1997, MPharm batch 2002), Factory Manager, Vega Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., expressed his keen interest to help KU all the time. Mr. Hiraman Shankhadev (BPharm batch 2001, MPharm batch 2009), Senior Pharmacist, Dhulikhel Hospital, suggested students to improve the practice of hospital pharmacy.



A discussion session on “Current scenario of pharmacy education at Kathmandu University and role of KU Pharmacy alumni for its improvement” was organized during the program. The alumni provided suggestions on quality education and better pharmacy profession.



NOTICE - Selected PhD Candidates and Small Grant Awardees of the NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project

isms | 02 July, 2014 15:39




DESE Organizes "National Symposium on Pesticides Pollution"

isms | 25 June, 2014 04:56

20 June 2014

The Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE), in collaboration with University Grants Commission, Nepal, organized a one-day National Symposium on Pesticides Pollution.

Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Head of the Department of DESE,  opened the symposium by welcoming the participants. Dr. Sharma also discussed the importance of the symposium. Dr. Bed Mani Dahal, Associate Professor at DESE and the organizing secretary, highlighted the objectives.

Forty-five people from more than fifteen organizations participated in the symposium. A total of eight papers were presented, which covered  diverse themes  such as pesticides use/misuse in Nepal, analysis techniques of pesticides, pesticides residue in agricultural products (fruits, vegetables, fish and crops), pesticides contamination in soil and water, and policy issues on pesticide pollution.

For program details, please click here.

Basic course on computational mathematics from 26 August - 29 August 2014

isms | 25 June, 2014 04:17

Kathmandu University

School of Science

Department of Natural Sciences (Mathematics)


Four days Training Program on


 Basic Computational Mathematics using a Computer Software


From:  August 26, 2014 to 29 August 2014


Venue:  Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel.


Session I: Theory 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Session II: Practical 2:00 P.M. –3:30 P.M.


We are building foundations of computational mathematics using MATLAB. Each class provides an in-depth look at a particular topic or set of topics related to computational mathematics. Students will learn through practical applications, and are welcome and encouraged to use challenges from their own research problem as learning tools during class discussions. Valuable tips and insights needed for the analysis of research data with the help of computer software will be given. A detailed manual illustrating all the steps will also be provided.


Course Outline: This course gives an overview of various commands needed for understanding and visualizing a numerical data originating from a scientific experiment. Basic numerical analysis will be taught in these four days covering topics such as maxima minima, polynomial and roots, Newton’s method and bisection method. Various methods also used in visually representing a numerical data and its application in maxima minima, polynomial and roots etc will also be taught. The importance of matrices and vectors in solution of various numerical problems will be highlighted. This course will teach the concepts of numerical analysis using MATLAB in an example oriented manner and requires no prerequisite courses.

Program Fee:

Students: Rs. 6000/- per applicant

Ph.D. Students/Teaching Assistants/Research Assistants/Lecturers: Rs. 6000/- per applicant


Register as soon as Possible!! Only limited seats Available!! Confirm your seats through the e-mail <drjdevkota@ku.edu.np> . Last Date for the submission of fee is 10 August 2014.  Delay in the submission of the fee will lead to cancellation of the seat.


The filled up registration form with the Program Fee should be submitted by   10 August 2014 to,


Prof. Dr. Jyoti Upadhyaya ,       Mobile : 9841- 539845                                                                           

Department of Natural Sciences,    

Mathematics Group,                                                 

Kathmandu University

Tender for Computer Accesories

isms | 24 June, 2014 09:23

A 2-Day National workshop on the ‘Primer Series on ICTD for Youth’: Project Management and ICTD

isms | 22 June, 2014 11:29

A 2-Day National workshop on the ‘Primer Series on ICTD for Youth’: Project Management and ICTD

Organized by Kathmandu University, Nepal in collaboration with UN-APCICT

On 7-8 July, 2014

At Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal

Department of Computer Science and Engineering (www.ku.edu.np/cse ), School of Engineering, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre is going to organize a 2-Day National workshop on the ‘Primer Series on ICTD for Youth’: Project Management and ICTD in collaboration with UN’s Asia and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) (www.unapcict.org) on 7-8 July, 2014 at Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal


[For Workshop Brochure Click Here]

[For Registration Form Click Here]

Call for Abstracts and Second Announcements- National River Summit 2014

isms | 20 June, 2014 07:31

Click Here to DownloadCall for Abstract


Invitation to a Talk and Presentation ( Re-schedule)

isms | 16 June, 2014 05:24

KU Lecture Series. Interaction with Prof. Badoux

isms | 15 June, 2014 07:23

DoEEE Organizes Interaction and Award Distribution Ceremony

isms | 10 June, 2014 11:15

DoEEE Organizes Interaction and Award Distribution Ceremony


8 June 2014

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (DoEEE) organized an award distribution ceremony and interaction program with the graduating students. The program was conducted in the TTL auditorium in the presence of all faculty members, and Head of Department, Assoc. Prof. Brijesh Adhikary. Few graduate students and students from the first year to the fourth year attended the event.

The program commenced with launching of annual technical magazine, Encipher-2013. Following the launch, the award provided by Nepal Telecommunications Authority was distributed to the winners. The award amount of Rs. 15000 was won by the outstanding projects of the final year undergraduate and graduate students.

The award distribution ceremony continued with the award distribution to the winners of SEEE indoor games and SEEE circuit competition.  Soon after the award distribution ceremony, an interaction program with the final year graduating students was held.  The Head of Department expressed inspiring words of farewell to the graduating students. This was followed by wishes of good luck and farewell from all the teachers and faculty members.

Few graduate students shared their experiences, and mentioned the obstacles they faced soon after their graduation. The program concluded with the final year students sharing their experiences of the past four years in DoEEE.

Mr. Gupta Presents a Case Study in an Int’l Conference at Malaysia

isms | 10 June, 2014 11:09

Mr. Gupta Presents a Case Study in an Int’l Conference at Malaysia


Mr. Manoj Kumar Gupta, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, presented a case study entitled "Putting Reality into the ICTD Curriculum: A Case Study of Kathmandu University, Nepal" at The International Conference / Workshop on Engaged Learning and ICTD in the University Curriculum.


The conference was organized by the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) in collaboration with Cornell University (USA), the University of Selangor (Malaysia), and the Asian Institute for Development Communication in Shah Alam, Malaysia, during 3–5 June 2014.

  Click here for presented slides.

  Detail of the Conference is available at:




Invitation to a Talk Program on Yoga

isms | 10 June, 2014 06:09

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