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World Music Day 2017 Celebrated in Kathmandu University

isms | 11 July, 2017 14:40

World Music Day 2017 Celebrated in Kathmandu University Dhulikhel Campus

Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, was celebrated on June 21, 2017 in Kathmandu University Dhulikhel Campus premises with zeal and efforts put in by Elocution Society of Kathmandu University (ESKU) and Kathmandu University Society of Music and Culture (KUSMC) in association with Department of Music, School of Arts and Student Welfare Council (SWC).

A formal program was held at Kathmanu University (KU) Corner, which was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor, accompanied by Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri, Dean - School of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Sanjay Nath Khanal, Prof. Dr. Janardan Lamichhane, Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma, Dr. Lochan Rijal, Mr. Bibhu Ratna Tuladhar, Mr. Navendra Poudel, and Treasurer of SWC - Ashok Rimal.


Later that day, musical concert was organized at KU fountain with a huge stage setup providing a platform for amateur to proficient artists attended by around a thousand audiences. The artists included freshmen to final year students and faculty members performing different genres ranging from Traditional Nepali and Aadhunik to Western Contemporary.


Notice for Ph.D. thesis Defense of Mr. Sanjel

isms | 11 July, 2017 12:06



This is to notify that the public defense of the Ph.D. thesis of Mr. Seshananda Sanjel, Ph.D. fellow, is going to be held as per the following schedule and place.

Presence of all interested faculties/staffs/students are highly encouraged.


Topic of the Thesis:

Investigating the Links between Exposure to Occupational Hazards and Development of Health Problems among Brick Industry Workers in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal


Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Sanjay Nath Khanal

                      Prof. Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi        


Date: Wednesday July 12, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM

Venue: Mini Auditorium, CVRA



Notice for Vacancy Result (Non-Teaching)

isms | 10 July, 2017 17:48

Digital Learning Research Lab of DoCSE receives grant from NAST

isms | 07 July, 2017 13:33

Digital Learning Research Lab of DoCSE receives grant from NAST

Digital Learning Research Lab (http://ku.edu.np/cse/dlrlab), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kathmandu University bags a grant of Rs 200,000 from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) to conduct a research project on "Developing MOOC on Scientific Research Writing". The duration of the project is one year. Mr. Manoj Shakya and Sushil

Shrestha are the Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator of this project respectively.


Press Release: Seventy-Sixth Senate Meeting

isms | 05 July, 2017 15:24


  Press Release in pdf [Click here to download]


Vacancy Announcement: Lab Attendant

isms | 04 July, 2017 16:10

  Date: July 4, 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, KU is in the forefront of knowledge industry in the field of management, science and technology, education, arts, medical sciences & Law.

KU is looking for committed, competent, and qualified professional to take up positions on contract basis:

Position: Lab Attendant

School: School of Engineering (Department of Chemical Science and Engineering)

 Job Description:

  •          Assists in the laboratory and carry out test
  •          Instructs in lab/ project in related courses
  •          Provides administrative support to the department / Lab.          
  •       Addresses the inquiries of the students, staff and faculties

Minimum Qualification Required

  •          Intermediate in Science (minimum second division) in from recognized institution / university  
  •          Good knowledge of chemistry and chemical handling
Preference for those with chemistry background. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the recruitment process.

Interested applicants are notified to submit their Curriculum Vitae along with attested academic certificates, work experience letter, copy of citizenship and one pp size photo by July 10, 2017.




Kathmandu University


KU Alumni Discuss Entrepreneurship Development

isms | 04 July, 2017 10:06

A team of KU alumni discussed Entrepreneurship Development with graduating undergraduate students. The final year undergraduate students of Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), Dept. of Bio-Technology and Dept. of Applied Physics jointly organized an Entrepreneurship-based talk/interaction program entitled “Entreprenerds’ Tales – Live the Stories! ” on June 23, 2017, at CV Raman Auditorium.

The programm was attended by over 250 students and faculty members.

The speakers for the event were Mr. Bobby Basnet, Co-founder of Semantic Creations and Managing Director of Visualize VR, Mr.Ashok Bhattarai, Co-founder and Production Manager of Praramva Biotech, and Mr. Sixit Bhatta, Co-founder of Tootle, a ride-sharing company. All three speakers had completed their undergraduate degrees from Kathmandu University in 2015, 2010, and 2002 respectively.

Their addresses were followed by Q&A session and panel discussion moderated by two representative students from the organizing team.

During his opening address, Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri, Dean, School of Engineering, welcomed the speakers and appreciated the effort put in by the students. The program was held under the supervision of course instructor Mr. Bibhu Ratna Tuladhar for the partial fulfillment of the Entrepreneurship Development course.

The event was supported by Humanities and Management Unit (HMU), School of Engineering.


Dr. Bisht Got a Review Article Published

isms | 04 July, 2017 10:04

Dr. Gunjan Bisht Thapa, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical Science and Engineering with Mr. Sajesan Aryal, student of Department of Biotechnology, published a review article entitled “New Paradigm for a Targeted Cancer Therapeutic Approach: A Short Review on Potential Synergy of Gold Nanoparticles and Cold Atmospheric Plasma” in  Biomedicines — Open Access Journal (Indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index and PubMed), doi: 10.3390/biomedicines5030038

This review article is mainly focused on one of the recent therapeutic approaches of targeting cancer cells-combination of cold atmospheric plasma (CAPs) and gold nanoparticles (GNPs) and is published in the journal's special issue on “Photodynamic Therapy in Cancer”.

The paper is available at the given link:


Notice for MS by Research Thesis Defense of Mr. Mandal

isms | 29 June, 2017 12:33

29 June 2017


Notice !!!


MS by Research Thesis Defense (Oral Presentation & Viva-Voce) of      Mr. Dipendra  Jee Mandal

It is notified that Mr. Dipendra Jee Mandal, an MS by Research candidate in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University, will have his MS by Research Thesis defense on following time, date and venue.

Time   :          10: 00 AM

Date    :          Tuesday 04 July, 2017
Venue :          Block 08 Room 407, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University

Thesis Title: Quality Analysis of Video Coding for Transmission over IP Cloud

 All interested are welcome to attend the presentation.



Interested one could find the hard copy of the thesis in the Central Library of Kathmandu University.

KU Organized SAHEPI - 2017

isms | 29 June, 2017 10:16

Kathmandu University, in partnership with CERN (European Laboratory for Particle Physics), organized the first South Asian High Energy Physics Instrumentation Workshop on Detector Technology and Applications, durirng 20-21 June 2017.

The workshop held at KU's CV Raman Auditorium brought together scientists from SAARC nations and Mauritius to begin discussions toward setting up a dedicated facility for high energy physics in the region.....[more detail click here ]


DoCSE organized 3-Day Workshop on Understanding Plagiarism

isms | 26 June, 2017 14:44

DoCSE organized 3-Day Workshop on Understanding Plagiarism

Department of Computer Science and Engineering (DoCSE), School of Engineering, Kathmandu University organized “3-Day workshop on Understanding Plagiarism” (http://ku.edu.np/cse/workshop/2017/plagiarism/). The workshop was held from 21 to 23 June 2017. There were 30 participants (master students, PhD students and faculties) from different departments.  Among them, one participant was from Pokhara University and another one from Tribhuwan University.



Dr. Manish Pokharel, Head of Department, welcomed all the participants. Mr. Bhim Dhoj Shrestha, Head of Library Science and Information System, TU, and Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma (Director of Research Development & Consultancy, KU) were the guest speakers.

The main objective of the workshop was to make stakeholders aware about plagiarism. HoDs, coordinators from different Departments, and Research Committee members actively participated during the special discussion session. Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Bimal Chettri (Dean, School of Engineering) concluded the program with final remarks.

Dr. Laxman Gnawali (Associate Professor, SoEd), Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa (Assistant Professor, DoME), Dr. Anup Jung Thapa (Lecturer, DoEEE), Mr. Sushil Shrestha (Assistant Professor, DoCSE), Mr. Nawaraj Shrestha (Assistant Professor, DCGE) and Mr. Manoj Shakya (Assistant Professor, DoCSE) were the resource persons of this workshop.



Energize Nepal Notice

isms | 22 June, 2017 15:20

In reference to the previous notice,


For those applicants who didn't attend the project application assistance seminar on 19th June and are unaware about the Application submission Method.

Under the Application Procedure in Brief Clause (Number H) at page 5 of Project Application Call document it is stated to provide the hard copy of the application documents.

We now want to inform that hard copy of the application documents is not needed to submit. Applicants may submit the soft copy(word/pdf) of the application documents through email (energizenepal@ku.edu.np)


EnergizeNepal Project Office

Re-Call for EOI for supply, testing and commissioning of lab equipment:

isms | 22 June, 2017 10:33

Call for EOI for supply, testing and commissioning of lab equipment:

(First time publish, 08 June, 2017)

Kathmandu University is Re-announcing this notice to procure lab equipment for various labs of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

In this regard, we would like to call expression of interest (EOI) from local / international companies for the supply, testing and commissioning of equipment as per details below.





Digital oscilloscope, 2 Channel, 150MHz                               



8085 based Microprocessor trainer with power supply                    



8086/8088, Microprocessor trainer with power supply                    



Digital IC Trainer kit, with power supply                                        



All interested applicants should submit detail technical and financial proposal along with EOI to central campus Dhulikhel by 28, June 2017.

Additional information may be obtained from procurement section of Kathmandu University.



Kathmandu University



Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel
P.O.Box 6250

Tel.011 661399
Fax. 011661443

E-mail:   procurement@ku.edu.np






isms | 20 June, 2017 15:45


With support of the University Grant Commission, Nepal. The Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University is going to organize 4 days Training Program on DESIGN & ANALYSIS OF UNDERGROUND STRUCTURES IN HIMALAYAN REGION OF NEPAL USING ROC-SCIENCE SOFTWARE.

The training program is supported by the University Grants Commission, Nepal.

Note: The notification will be send to the selected participants for training program through email.

Vacation notice School of Science and School of Engineering

isms | 18 June, 2017 20:48


  ## Notice in pdf format.






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