Kathmandu University News

Dr. Sharma and team published a research article

isms | 31 May, 2017 17:26

A team of researchers (students and faculties) from the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering led by Dr. Chhatra Sharma published a research article on International Journal of Environment. The article can be cited as: Ghimire, P., Niraula, A., Rai, A., Pandey, A., Gurung, S., Sharma, C.M. (2017). Assessment of physico-chemical parameters of Rainbow trout farms for the evaluation of potential threat to natural streams. International Journal of Environment 6(2): 43-55.

The link to the article is: http://www.nepjol.info/index.php/IJE/article/view/17361

Dr. Bista in International Training Week, BUT, Poland

isms | 31 May, 2017 17:22

Dr. Rabindra Bista, Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, participated in the International Training Week at Bialystok University of Technology (BUT), Poland, held during 15-19 May, 2017 and the event was supported by ERASMUS+ Programme.....[More detail Click Here]

SAARC Training workshop on "Aquatic (Stream) insects useful for monitoring water quality”

isms | 31 May, 2017 17:19

Aquatic Ecology Centre (AEC) and Environmental Resources Research Center (ERRC), Trivandrum, Kerala, India announces a training workshop for staff, researchers and students of SAARC countries (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives) on "Aquatic (stream) insects useful for monitoring water quality" from 4th to 13th October, 2017, at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.  The instructors of the workshop are world renowned Freshwater Biologists from USA, New Zealand and Taiwan (Professor John Morse, Dr. Richard Storey and Dr Senthi Kumaran) who are specialized in the areas of taxonomy, and ecology of stream insects and stream monitoring and health. Two to three participants will be selected from Nepal for participation in this training workshop. Those of you who are interested are hereby informed to send an email to aec@ku.edu.np for willingness to participate. AEC deserves the right to final selection based on individual participant's qualification, commitment and motivation.


Subodh Sharma, Dr. nat. techn.


Director- Aquatic Ecology Centre

RDC Directorate is shifted to Block 14

isms | 28 May, 2017 14:57

This is for the information of all concerned that the Directorate of Research, Development & Consultancy is shifted to Block 14, South Block, First Floor. This is the same block where Bank is stationed. However, the Project Finance matters shall still be addressed from earlier office in Block 02 by the Project Finance Officer in consultation with the Finance Division under the Office of the Registrar.

For any technical issues related from proposal submission for seeking external grants to reporting in externally funded Research, Development and Consultancy projects; please do not hesitate to communicate over phone #  98013 700 61 (official) or meet in person (12:15 to 15.45 hrs. afternoon).

This document has been electronically approved and requires no signature.

Prof. S. Sharma
Office of the Registrar
Directorate of Research, Development & Consultancy (RDC) 
Kathmandu University, Central Office, Dhulikhel, Kavre
GPO Box: 6250 Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 00977-11-661399  Fax: 00977-11-661443
(Prof. Subodh Sharma  Dr.nat.techn. , Director;  Ms. Sarina Shrestha, Project Finance Officer)

Vacation Notice for Ganatranta Diwas

isms | 28 May, 2017 14:51

Opportunity for Chinese Language Classes

editorial | 27 May, 2017 18:16


Application Form

EnergizeNepal , 1st Call for Application for Project Funding Support

isms | 25 May, 2017 09:25

EnergizeNepal has made 1stCall for Application for R&D Project Funding Support. The date of call is 25 May 2017. The deadline for submission of application is 25 June 2017.

New Applications for Applied Research and Development (R&D) Project Funding Support from EnergizeNepal Project are invited from Nepalese Research Institution (University, College, and other organization qualifying as a research institution)in partnership with Nepalese Energy Industry, and preferably also in partnership with Foreign Research Institution and Foreign Energy Industry, to conduct Applied R&D for industrial development in Nepal in the area of Renewable Energy. The proposed project duration shall be of two years to start from August 2017.

EnergizeNepal is a Project for supporting research based energy sector development in Nepal. It provides funding support to collaborative R&D projects related to renewable energy technology, planned and implemented by R&D institution in Nepal in cooperation with local industries and Norwegian institutions & industries. EnergizeNepal is managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal, in partnership with Hydro Lab Pvt. Ltd. Nepal, NTNU Norway and SINTEF Energy Research (SEfAS), Norway. It is funded by ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Norway.

EnergizeNepal is open for participation by all Nepalese and Foreign Research Institutions and Industries on competitive equal opportunity basis within the Project Framework. The Principal Applicant shall be a Nepalese Research Institution, which applies for funding support from the Programme to implement a conceived R&D project with the partners. The Principal Applicant and the Partners shall refer to the Application Call Document and the Application Forms & General Guide for preparing and submitting the application.

Download the application related documents


  1. Application Call Document [Click Here to Download, PDF,584 KB]
  2. Application Forms[Click Here to Download, ZIP(WORD/EXCEL),318 KB]
  3. General Terms and Conditions [Click Here to Download, PDF,723 KB]


The document may also be requested via e-mail to energizenepal@ku.edu.np

The deadline for submission of application is 25 June 2017


In order to assist the application procedure, an Application Assistance Seminar will be organized. Please note that prior registration for the seminar is preferred. Please send e-mail for participation in the seminar by 12 June 2017.The participants shall have referred to the stated documents and started preparing application.

NOTE: Please contact the Project office by e-mail for assistance.


Application Call for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

isms | 23 May, 2017 15:14

Application Call for Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

This is to notify all the undergraduate students of School of Science and School of Engineering that Bialystok University of Technology, Poland would like to host two (2) students from Kathmandu University, Nepal under Erasmus+ Programme- Key Action 1, for the upcoming Fall Session 2017. The total amount of the scholarship for each student is 4570 Euro for one (1) semester (maximum 5 months). Please submit the following documents to your respective school administration in order to show your interest for this mobility.

1.   CGPA Score,  considering GPA of previous semesters, with GPA Sheets

2.   Motivation Letter

3.   Recommendation Letter from your Department

4.   Xerox of Student ID Card

Please be informed that the End Date of the application submission is not later than Monday 5th June 2017 (3:00 PM).

Please kindly contact Asst. Professor Rabindra Bista, PhD, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Block 9 Room 407, if you have any queries.


E-Mail : rbista@ku.edu.np



Those students who have not received any scholarship from Higher Education Program/s of European Union are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. 

The Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Lecture Series

isms | 22 May, 2017 13:45

In pdf format [Click Here]


Quotation Notice for Variable Frequency Drive, Electric Motor and Torque Transducer

isms | 21 May, 2017 20:41

The Vice Chancellor Welcomes His Excellency Mr. Park Young-sik

editorial | 19 May, 2017 09:22

16 May 2017

Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, welcomed His Excellency Mr.  Park Young-sik, the Korean Ambassador to Nepal. In a meeting held in Kathmandu, Prof. Dr. Shrestha and Mr. Young-sik, discussed the ongoing and possible collaborations between the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Kathmandu University.




Biotechnology Students awarded

isms | 17 May, 2017 14:58

Department of Biotechnology Students awarded

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Invitation for PhD Application

isms | 16 May, 2017 07:32

 Kathmandu University

School of Science

Department of Environmental Science and Engineering

Invitation for PhD Application


The department invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in the field of Environmental Science. One seat is available for the research which focuses on aquatic resources utilization and pollution effects due to natural and anthropogenic activities. The study will be conducted in two wetlands (lake Phewa and Kulekhani) and will start from June 2017. The selected PhD candidate will take part in the project activities of a UGC-Nepal funded collaborative research project.

Brief information of the research project:

The study will focus on the resource allocation and distribution of aquaculture in Lake Phewa and Kulekhani reservoir; quantification of sedimentation due to agriculture and natural processes; physiochemical characterization of these wetlands to relate with environmental degradation. The main goal of the research is to gain a holistic scenario of the linkages among resource utilization, environmental pollution and degradation so as to contribute for sustainable management of water resources.


The candidate must have completed a minimum of 17 years of formal study in relevant field. The candidate with 16 years of formal study may also be eligible if he/she possesses additional relevant degree or courses. For details on admission process and other criteria, please visit www.ku.edu.np/env .

Deadline for application submission:  May 27, 2017 (Submit a brief concept note, CV and scanned copies of academic certificates).

Duration of the study: Three years

For application forms and administrative procedure, contact:

Dr. Bed Mani Dahal

Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
Kathmandu University
Email: bedmani@ku.edu.np  

Cordial Invitation to Divya Pravachan by Dr. Ramananda Giri

editorial | 15 May, 2017 20:43


Vacation Notice for Election

isms | 07 May, 2017 17:53

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