Kathmandu University News

Application are invited for Postgraduate MD/MS Programs

isms | 31 January, 2012 13:29

Application are invited for Postgraduate MD/MS Programs

DG of ICIMOD, Dr. David Molden and his Team Visited KU

isms | 31 January, 2012 11:00

Admissions Open for Masters in Landscape Management and Heritage Studies (LaMHS)

isms | 23 January, 2012 09:24

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16th UNESCO workshop on Active Learning in Optics and Photonics (ALOP Nepal 2011)

isms | 19 January, 2012 11:10

16th UNESCO workshop on 
Active Learning in Optics and Photonics
(ALOP Nepal 2011)

17 - 21 December 2011, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal


Daily power blackouts that lasted many hours.
A day of national strike that shutdown all road transport.
An ongoing student strike at the host university.

These types of disruption are commonplace in many developing countries that struggle with limited resources, poor infrastructure and large populations. Education initiatives such as ALOP are vitally important in these countries as they are one way of improving the quality of “people resources” which will, in time, provide the mechanism for tackling the other issues holding back social and economic development.

Normally any one of the above disruptions would have a severe negative impact on the running of any 5-day, hands-on education workshop, but in ALOP Nepal 2011, such disruptions had no impact because of the careful and adaptive planning of the local organisers. A large diesel generator with sufficient fuel supply was always available to be switched in whenever the mains electricity supply failed. The night of the national strike, additional accommodation at the venue was booked for participants who would normally travel by bus to the workshop. An off-campus venue for ALOP was chosen so as to avoid any disruption by strikes at the University campus.

So despite these significant disruptions, the ALOP workshop continued as normal, and we are pleased to report that it was highly successful and productive.

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Invitation for PhD Candidates

isms | 18 January, 2012 14:13

Notice for Faculties - School of Science and School of Engineering

isms | 10 January, 2012 14:00



This is to notify that the Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma is addressing the faculties about the future direction of the University. The faculty members of School of Science and School of Engineering are invited to attend the program on the following date and time.

Venue:              C. V. Raman Auditorium Hall
Date:                12 January, 2012
Time:    1:00 PM (Thursday)


Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Kathmandu University

Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai appointed Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University

isms | 03 January, 2012 14:34

 Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister Dr. Baburam  Bhattarai appointed Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University


Sunday, January 1, 2012

Rt. Hon’ble Prime Minister and the Chancellor of Kathmandu University, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai appointed Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma as the Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University for the next four years tenure.

Dr. Sharma has been working as the founder member and Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University since 1991.

Government of Nepal had formed a 'Vice-Chancellor Search Committee' on 11 December, 2011.  Hon’ble Minister for Education and Pro-Chancellor Mr. Dinanath Sharma was heading the committee along with other two members Mr. Damannath Dhungana, Chairman of Board of Trustee and Dr. Lok Bikram Thapa, Senator of Kathmandu University.

Adhikary delivered key-note speech in international conference

isms | 03 January, 2012 10:47

Adhikary delivered key-note speech in international conference

Nirmala Mani Adhikary, Asst. Professor of Media Studies at the Dept. of Languages and Mass Communication, School of Arts, Kathmandu University, delivered a key-note speech on 'the sadharanikaran model of communication' in plenary session of an international conference organized by Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India on December 27-28, 2011. The theme of the conference was 'Diversity and plurality in media: Reflections of society'. The governor of Madhya Pradesh Ram Naresh Yadav inaugurated the conference. The plenary session was followed by various parallel sessions where various scholars from India and abroad presented research papers on different aspects of communication and media.

Meanwhile, Asst. Professor Adhikary also delivered lectures on the same topic in Gorakhpur, Jhansi, and Ujjain too. This is to note that 'the sadharanikaran model of communication' was constructed and presented by Nirmala Mani Adhikary in 2003 and the model is now incorporated in the curricula of different universities in the world.

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