Kathmandu University, a not-for-profit, non-government institution, is committed to develop leaders in professional areas through quality education. Established in 1991, it is the most prestigious university in Nepal. The university offers a number of programs at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels through its seven different schools: science, engineering, management, medical, education, arts, and law. More than 10000 students are studying in the university that includes students in affiliated colleges. The university adopts credit hour based semester system with continuous internal evaluations. The entrance to the university programs is on merit basis.