Purbanchal University

    Purbanchal University
    Established on: 1993

    Purbanchal University (PU) is a public university in Morang, Nepal, near Gothgaun Sundar Haraicha, Morang, and has a large land spanning approximately 545 hectares. The Government of Nepal founded the university in 1993 AD.

    Purbanchal University (PU) was established in the eastern region of Nepal to preserve, refine, invent, adopt, extend, and transmit knowledge in an environment that encourages free inquiry and open scholarly debate, resulting in the all-encompassing development of rural people, economies, and promote socio-economic transformation in Nepal through quality education appropriate for quality life and sustainable future. Purbanchal University offers academic programs through four core campuses and around 123 affiliate colleges.

    Purbanchal University's primary function was catalyzing the advancement of Nepal's socio-economic transformation by providing quality education suitable for quality living and a sustainable future. Since its founding, the university has been driven by its fundamental goal of preserving, improving, inventing, embracing, extending, and transferring knowledge in a setting that encourages free inquiry and open scholarly debate, resulting in the comprehensive development of rural people, their economies, and the environment.

    Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Medical & Allied Science, and Faculty of Law are the seven faculties offered by Purbanchal University (PU). These faculties provide 73 total programs conducted in four constituent and 103 affiliated campuses of Purbanchal University. 

    Why Purbanchal University?

    • Purbanchal University possesses an excellent academic facility with several departments in addition to a central campus with global recognition.
    • Purbanchal University's central campus is located in a quiet neighborhood in Biratnagar, Morang, and is easily accessible to major Nepalese cities and towns.
    • The administrative and teaching personnel comprises highly qualified, educated people with relevant experience. The school provides enough infrastructural facilities with the latest tools and technology for research and study programs.
    • Practical work and research-focused activities may be done at Purbanchal University in well-equipped laboratories and research facilities in all the campuses and colleges associated with Purbanchal University.
    • Purbanchal University provides a well-stocked library with a significant selection of books and materials relating to its courses. Besides this, other infrastructural, transportations, career counseling, internship, and placements are other significant offerings of the university. 


    Currently, the university has identified specific areas of "Academic Excellence" as Business Administration, Industry-Technology, Agriculture-Forestry, Environment Rural-Cultural Subsistence, and Sustainable Development.

    College Highlights

    University Type

    Public University

    Established Year 

    1993 A.D

    Number of Courses

    33 programs in Science and Technology, 22 in Management, 27 in Arts, 8 in Education, 7 in Law, 14 in Medical and Allied Sciences, and 11 in Engineering

    Tuition Fees

    Ranging from 2 - 45 lakhs for various programs



    Main Intakes

    Purbanchal University provides degrees in Bachelor's, Master's, M.Phil., and Ph.D. programs. So, considering the academic sessions in Nepal, its main intake is held in September.


    Purbanchal University provides scholarships to deserving, talented students from rural areas and marginalized groups.

    According to Purbanchal University scholarship provision 2075, the university has agreed to provide a 10% (5% jehendar and 5% reserved) scholarship.

    Application Process

    Admission procedure for Diploma programs:

    Purbanchal University has a yearly intake system, and applications for admission often become available after SLC/SEE results are released.

    Students are required to select, apply and take the entrance examination, and successful candidates can get admitted to their desired institute under Purbanchal University (PU).

    Admission procedure for Bachelors programs:

    Candidates for admission to Purbanchal University's Bachelor's program must have completed 12 years of formal schooling or 10 + 2 or equivalent exams with a minimum of 40% overall or a 2 CGPA (not less than D+ in a Specific Subject).

    Additionally, the candidate must fulfill the criteria for the particular degree set by the university and constituent or affiliated college.

    Documents Required for Admission at Bachelors level:

    • Transcript, individual mark sheet of 11th and 12th-grade.
    • Character Certificate of SEE/SLC and 12th-grade.
    • Provisional and Migration Certificate of 12th-grade.

    Admission procedure for Masters's programs:

    For admission to Purbanchal University’s Master's degree program candidate must have acquired a bachelor's degree from an accredited university recognized by Purbanchal University (PU).

    Also, students must fulfill the criteria for the particular degree set by the university and constituent or affiliated college.

    Documents Required for Admission at Masters level:

    • Bachelor's Degree Transcript.
    • Provisional/Degree/Convocation certificate for a bachelor's degree (Anyone).
    • 10+2 and SLC/SEE grade sheet.
    • Pp-sized Photographs.

    Admission procedure for Ph.D. Degree programs:

    Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) is the highest degree or doctorate awarded in a particular subject at Pokhara University. Ph.D. course duration is 3 – 5 years. 

    For admission to Purbanchal University's Ph.D. degree, a candidate must have a master's degree or an MPhil with a minimum aggregate score of 55%.


    Where is the central campus of Purbanchal University?

    Pokhara University's central campus is in  Gothgaun, Sundar Haraicha, Morang.

    How can I get into Purbanchal University?

    To get admission to Purbanchal University, the candidate must pass a series of tests and meet the program's eligibility requirements.

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