Kathmandu University News

Second Program of Twenty-Second Convocation Held

editorial | 30 November, 2016 07:19


Publication of Dr. Pradhan and the Team

isms | 29 November, 2016 20:35

Dr. Prachand Man Pradhan, Ramesh Adhikari, Ajeena Dahal, Angana Shrestha, Dibya Laxmi Subedi, Sumi Thapa and Pratikshya Kharel's research paper representing the Department of Civil & Geomatics Engineering, titled "Retrofitting design of Kathmandu University library building after Gorkha earthquake 2015" has been published in Lowland Technology International (LTI), an international publication of International Association of Lowland Technology (IALT), Japan.The publication Journal ISSN: 1344-9656, and this journal is indexed by Elsevier Geobase, Compendex® & Ei Backfile and Scopus.

The link of the journal is as following: http://www.ilt.saga-u.ac.jp/ialt/lti/jnls/Content18-2.html


Notice for Interview - JST Sakura Science plan

isms | 29 November, 2016 20:31


Following students are selected for interview as per first screening based on the paper documents that they have submitted for Sakura Science Program in Japan.

1. Mr. Mahesh Raj Bhatt

2. Mr. Bimal Bhandari

3. Mr. Pradarshan Khanal

4. Mr. Shiva Prasad Timalsina

5. Mr. Nivesh Dugar

6. Ms. Anushilan Acharya

7. Mr. Shree Krishna Dhital

Date of interview: 9 December, 2016

Venue of interview: Room Number 501, Block 8

Time: 2:00pm

Day: Friday

Mr. Mishra, Mr. Gautam and Mr. Lohani Presented in IEEE TENCON 2016

isms | 27 November, 2016 16:11

Mr. Brajesh Mishra, Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (DoEEE), and Mr. Pramesh Gautam and Mr. Prawal Lohani, Undergraduate students at DoEEE, presented their research paper entitled “Peak to Average Power Ratio Reduction in OFDM System Using Amplitude Clipping” in IEEE TENCON 2016 held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from November 22 to November 25, 2016.

This research presents an analysis and effects of nonlinear distortion of baseband signal, when the signal passes through

Solid State Power Amplifier. The paper also explores the reduction technique of Peak to Average Power Ratio based on

amplitude clipping method in a multicarrier modulation system.

IEEE TENCON 2016 was  organized on the occasion of  the 50th anniversary of IEEE Region 10. In this conference 510

papers were  selected for presentation and participants from more than 15 countries presented their research papers. From Nepal only one research paper was selected. Mr. Gautam presented this paper on November 24.

Link: http://www.tencon2016.org/

Paper ID: 95

Session Chair: Md. Ahsan Habib, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Padmalaya Nayak GRIET, India

Venue: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

Invitation Notice for 22nd Convocation Ceremony

isms | 27 November, 2016 16:08

Extension Notice for Payment of Second Installment Fees (School of Science/Engineering/BBIS Program)

isms | 25 November, 2016 16:04

DoME Organized Aviyantaa 2016 and TTL Anniversary

isms | 25 November, 2016 15:44

Department of Mechanical Engineering (DoME) organized a two-day event, Aviyantaa 2016, and the 5th Anniversary of Turbine Testing Lab (TTL)  during 24-25 November 2016.

The opening of the event was held at TTL Auditorium in the morning of November 24. Mr. Kul Man Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), and Mr. Satya Narayan Shah, Chairman of Nepal Engineering Council (NEC), attended the program as Chief Guests. Assoc. Prof. Hari Pd. Neopane, Head of the Department started the event with a welcome speech, highlighting the milestones of the Department. Mr. Pratisthit Lal Shrestha, Lecturer of DoME, pointed out the significance of Aviyantaa and Mr. Nirmal Acharya, Research Fellow at TTL presented the past, present and future activities of TTL. Prof. Bhola Thapa, the Registrar, and Mr. Shah released the Aviyantaa ’16 issue. Prof. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri, Dean of School Engineering, and Mr. Ghising released the 5th Anniversary issue of TTL.




The program also included motivational speeches  by the Chief Guests. Mr. Shah discussed the possible challenges in an engineer's life and how students should overcome them. Mr. Ghising talked about possible collaboration between KU and NEA for the better future of the country. Furthermore, the event also included some inspiring words from Prof. Bhola Thapa and Prof. Ram Kantha Makaju, Vice Chancellor of KU.

The formal program concluded with the concluding remarks by Prof. Chhetri.

The major idea of Aviyantaa was to exhibit the projects of the undergraduate students of DoME. Besides, the two-day event was filled with diverse activities such as photography competition, clay molding, face painting, food stalls and games.


Notice to applicants in Master in Land Administration Program

isms | 25 November, 2016 10:44

 Notice for Applicants from Government Service for Admission in Master in
Land Administration Program

Applicants from Government Service for Admission in Master in Land Administration Program are notified to submit the Letter of Pre-Approval from the Ministry of Land Reform and Management for admission in the program by 30 November 2016.

Applicants List


Name of the Applicant



Bikram Shrestha

Needs to fill online application


Gopal Narayan Bhujel


Jayanand Bhatt


Jeetendra Khadka


Mithlesh Yadav

Online application only; needs to submit complete application


Rajan Manandhar

Needs to fill online application


Ram Hari Bhandari

Online application only; needs to submit complete application


Shivajee K. C.

Needs to fill online application


Srijana Katuwal

The date of start of academic session for all Graduate Program in the School of Engineering can be no later than 27 November 2016. Last date for Admission into any Graduate Program of the School is 09 December 2016 after which no candidate will be admitted in the academic session 2016/17.


School of Engineering
Kathmandu University

# Download of Notice in pdf.



Dr. Chhatra Sharma Got a Research Article Published

isms | 25 November, 2016 10:29

Dr. Chhatra Sharma, Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, along with his colleagues from Chinese Academy of Sciences and Lappeenranta University of Technology, got a research article published in Environmental Earth Sciences, an international peer-reviewed journal.

The title of the article is "Spatial distribution, sources and risk assessment of potentially toxic trace elements and rare earth elements in soil of the Langtang Himalaya, Nepal".

The link to the article is: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12665-016-6140-1


First Program of Twenty-Second Convocation Held

editorial | 25 November, 2016 10:21

22 November 2016

The University held the first program of its twenty-second convocation in the premises of the School of Medical Sciences, Chaukot. 

A total of 1377 graduates from Bachelor and Masters Programs of medical sciences were awarded degrees in the ceremony. Altogether 9 graduates received MCh, MD, the highest degree in Medical Science.

The number of graduates program-wise is 189 in MD/MS, 946 in MBBS, 18 in BDS, 202 in BSc Nursing, 12 in BPT and 1 in BNS. 

Among those who received degrees, 7.26% are foreign students, which include 93 from India and 7 from Sri Lanka. Likewise, 52.51% of the total graduates are females.

Ms. Praneeta Rajbhandari of Lumbini Medical College, Palpa, received Gold Medal for scoring highest in the MBBS program.

The total number of medical graduates from KU till this year is 11047. This number justifies the University’s remarkable identity and status in the discipline of medicine.

Prof. Dr. Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor and President of University of Western Sydney, Australia, was the Special Guest to the ceremony.

The second program of the twenty-second convocation is being held on 28 November 2016 in the main campus premises. 

KUBIC organized 2-Day Workshop on Project Inception Tools

isms | 25 November, 2016 10:19

 2- Day Workshop on Project Inception Tools

Kathmandu University Business Incubation Center (KUBIC)

Kathmandu University Business Incubation Center (KUBIC) organized 2-Day Workshop on Project Inception Tools from 22- 23 November, 2016 at TTL Auditorium, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre. The workshop was conducted by Ms. Supriya Koirala, Asst. Manager, Business Incubation Center and facilitated by Ms. Sujata Dhakal, Research Assistant, KUBIC. 15 participants furthered this course and were mainly staff/faculties/students from Science, Engineering, and Graduate students of Kathmandu University.

The workshop covered various tools on Project design i.e. Rich Picture, Stakeholder analysis (Actor analysis, Importance-Influence Matrix), Scenario Analysis, SWOT matrix and developing strategic objective. The participants were divided into three case group and worked on each case level on the above-mentioned tools.

Certificate of participation was distributed to all participants in the closing session by Prof. Dr. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri, Dean, School of Engineering, Kathmandu University.

KUBIC extends gratitude for all the support and coordination in the program. We would appreciate your constant participation in the future programs too.

Thank you for your interest and contribution!




School of Engineering Master Program application call in remaining seats

rajeshmdr | 24 November, 2016 10:04


School of Engineering

Master Degree Programs (Course Based)

Call for Application for Admission 2016 in Remaining Seats


Kathmandu University (KU), School of Engineering, calls for application for admission in the following Master Degree Programs for the academic year 2016/2017, in the remaining seat after the previous application call.

  • Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering
  • M. Tech. in Information Technology
  • Master in Planning and Operation of Energy Systems
  • Master in Land Administration (run in cooperation with Land Management Training Center (LMTC), Dhulikhel, and School of Arts)

Please read first the application related information about the programs and provisions.

All programs are of 2 year (4 semesters) full-time study programs run in Dhulikhel Campus of KU.  The admission is open for Nepalese as well as foreign nationals.

Aspiring eligible candidates are required to duly fill the Online Application Form available at http://apply.ku.edu.np/admission/. Candidates are advised to check the application requirements first by downloading the application form in Word format.

In order to complete the application, applicants are required to pay application fee of NRs. 1,250/- and submit copies certificates/transcripts, copies of other documents and photographs as mentioned in the application form checklist by the deadline to the concerned department and get the admission test/interview date. Selected candidates after admission test/interview will be notified for completing the admission process by the deadline on KU Website (www.ku.edu.np).

The completed application submission deadline is 30 November, Wednesday.



School of Engineering

Kathmandu University


Tender Notice for Desktop Computer

isms | 23 November, 2016 13:22

Short Term Job Opportunity at AEC

isms | 22 November, 2016 21:32

Aquatic Ecology Centre (AEC) announces funding in the field of “Assessment of Water Availability and Water Use in Post-earthquake Context” with financial support from HELVETAS/Nepal. The overall objective of the assessment is to provide an overview of water availability and water use situation in the Melamchi watershed area especially in the VDCs with water use master plans. This will be a good input for water sector agencies and National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) who is in-charge of the post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation works.

The effective assessment duration is 45 days with 5 person days for desk study, 30 days for field work and 10 days for report preparation. The assessment is expected to start from last week of November 2016 and should be completed within January 2017.

A small team (possibly one research lead and another associate) of technical and social experts is expected to carry out the assessment in order to cover technical and social dimensions of the issue. The research lead should have, at least, Master degree in water resource management, natural resources management, social sciences or related field. Previous experience in water resource management and WUMPs preparation would be an advantage. The associate, at least with Bachelor degree, with general experiences on rapid assessment/survey, stakeholder consultations and focus group discussions would be an advantage.

Those interested are informed to submit application no later than 27th Nov 2016 addressed to the Director as follows;

Director- Aquatic Ecology Centre
School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel


GPO BOX: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 011-661399; Fax: 011-661443

MOOC Open Online Course Launched

isms | 22 November, 2016 10:01

Kathmandu University Open Online Course launches MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on "Fundamental Concepts of C Programming - I".

Participant from all around the world can log into the system via http://mooc.ku.edu.np website. The duration of this course is 4 weeks. This is the first time in Nepal that institution like Kathmandu University is providing open education through MOOC. 

To know about the MOOC project, please visit the following link: http://ku.edu.np/cse/mooc

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