Kathmandu University

    Kathmandu University

    Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit, self-funding public institution established by an Act of Parliament in December 1991. 

    It is an institution of higher learning dedicated to maintaining the standard of academic excellence in various classical and professional disciplines. KU is one of the best educational institutions in Nepal with affordable fees structures, brilliant infrastructures, and ample degrees (bachelors, masters and PhD). 

     The mission statement of Kathmandu University is “to provide quality education for leadership”. 

    The vision statement of Kathmandu University is  “to become a world-class university devoted to bringing knowledge and technology to the service of mankind”. 

    The University aspires to serve the nation by fulfilling the needs of the society through the motto of taking knowledge and skills “from the campus to the community.”

     The University’s broadly perceived signature features include autonomous administration, financial self-sustenance, regular maintenance of the academic calendar, sustained trust of the international academic community, optimum contact between faculties and students and a student-friendly environment, among others. 

    Similarly, the University’s graduates are widely known for attributes such as substantive exposure to the industry and the community, research competence, technological literacy, moderate to high-level communicative competence, teamwork and leadership spirit and global compatibility. 

    The Senate is the apex body of the University. It comprises University authorities, dignified educationists, government secretaries, donors, mayors of local municipalities, teacher representatives, student representative, and representatives from affiliated institutions and industries. 

    The Prime Minister, who is the Chancellor of the University, chairs the Senate. The Minister of Education is the Pro-Chancellor. 

    The Executive Council and Academic Council develop internal policies and programs to run the University. 

    The University’s Board of Trustees, which comprises renowned personalities including the founding fathers, is entrusted with the responsibilities of advising long-term plans and generating and managing resources. 

    Schools operated by KU

    School of Arts

    • Department of Art and Design
    • Department of Development Studies
    • Department of Languages and Mass Communication
    • Department of Music

    School of Education

    • Department of Developmental Education
    • Department of Educational Leadership
    • Department of Language Education
    • Department of STEAM Education

    School of Engineering

    • Department of Chemical Science and Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Department of Geomatics Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering

    School of Law

    • School Run Program

    School of Management

    • Department of Management Informatics and Communication
    • School Run Program

    School of Medical Science

    School of Science

    • Department of Biotechnology
    • Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
    • Department of Life Sciences
    • Department of Mathematics
    • Department of Pharmacy
    • Department of Physics
    • School Run Program

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