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Study Loan Application Information, School of Science and School of Engineering

isms | 31 January, 2018 18:04

काठमाडौं विश्वविध्यालय

स्कूल अफ साइन्स तथा स्कूल अफ इन्जिनियरिङ्ग

अध्ययन ऋण को लागि आवेदन सम्बन्धि सूचना


काठमाडौं विश्वविध्यालयको अध्ययन ऋण सम्बन्धि निर्देशिकामा रहेको प्रावधान अनुरुप हाल स्नातक (Undergraduate) तहको दोश्रो, तेस्रो अथवा चौथो बर्षमा अध्ययनरत बिध्यार्थीहरु मध्ये निम्न मापदण्ड  पुरा गरेका बिध्यार्थी लाई आफ्नो संबन्धित विभागमा रितपुर्वक संलग्न आवेदन फारम भरि अध्ययन ऋण को लागि आवेदन दिन यो सूचना प्रकाशित गरिएको छ |

अध्ययन ऋण को लागि मापदण्ड  

क)      प्राकृतिक विपत्ती, भवितव्य वा आकस्मिक दुर्घटनाका कारणबाट बिध्यार्थीले तत्काल शिक्षण शुल्क बुझाउन असमर्थ भएको हुनु पर्नेछ |

ख)     ऋण पाउने बिध्यार्थी विश्वविध्यालयमा अण्डरग्राजुएट तहको दोश्रो, तेस्रो अथवा चौथो बर्षमा अध्ययनरत रहेको हुनुपर्ने छ |

ग)      प्रथम बर्षको शैक्षिक नतिजा राम्रो भएको हुनुपर्नेछ |


अध्ययन ऋण को सिमा


  • क)     बाँकि रहेको शिक्षण शुल्कको १००%
  • ख)     बाँकि रहेको शिक्षण शुल्कको ७५%
  • ग)      बाँकि रहेको शिक्षण शुल्कको ५०%
  • घ)      बाँकि रहेको शिक्षण शुल्कको २५%





  • क)      अध्ययन ऋण को लागि  मापदण्डहरु पुरा गरेका बिध्यार्थीले कुनैपनि बेला आवेदन दिन सक्ने छ |
  • ख)     अध्ययन ऋण सम्बन्धि निर्णय विश्वविध्यालयको अध्ययन ऋण ब्यवस्थापन समिति ले गर्ने छ |
  • ग)      अध्ययन ऋण प्राप्त गर्ने बिध्यार्थीले निर्देशिकाको अनुसूची-२ (संलग्न) बमोजिमको सम्झौता गर्नु पर्ने छ |
  • घ)      अध्ययन ऋण प्राप्त गर्ने बिध्यार्थीले निर्देशिकामा उल्लेखित सो संबन्धि शर्तहरु पालना गर्नुपर्ने छ |






डीन                                                               डीन   

स्कूल अफ साइन्स                             स्कूल अफ इन्जिनियरिङ्ग

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1.       Application form

2.       Agreement form



Dr. Thapa represented KU in the "Nepal Power Investment Summit 2018"

isms | 31 January, 2018 15:34

Dr. Biraj Singh Thapa, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering represented Kathmandu University in the “Nepal Power Investment Summit 2018”, organized by Energy Development Council, from 27-29 January at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu, as a guest speaker.

Dr. Thapa delivered a presentation on “Development of Francis Turbine at Kathmandu University to initiate a new business in Hydropower market under Himalayan Basins” in the event.

The details of the program can be found at: https://www.edcnepal.org/npis2018/



Call for Participation at Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (25-27 April, 2018)

isms | 29 January, 2018 10:37

With the mission of "creating new ideas and protecting these ideas", School of Science, Kathmandu University is organizing a Three Days Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights from  25 - 27 April 2018Time: 9:30 – 15:30 Hours at Mini Auditorium in CV Raman Block, Dhulikhel Campus. Seats are limited, and those who are interested are required to register and confirm participation as soon as possible. [ more detail....]

For registration, please write email to Prof. Jyoti Upadhyaya (email: drjdevkota@ku.edu.np)

Deadline for registration: 15 April 2018


Jyoti Upadhyaya, PhD.

​Department of Natural Sciences​



Kathmandu University



Email: drjdevkota@ku.edu.npMobile: 9841539845


Condolence Notice

isms | 28 January, 2018 14:24

UGC-FBF Scholarship Application Notice

isms | 26 January, 2018 14:27

UGC-FBF Scholarship Application Notice

Master Students of Department of Environmental science and Engineering

School of Science


26 January 2018


This is to notify students enrolled in Master Programs of Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE), School of Science in 2017/18 academic session that needy and meritorious students may apply for financial support under UGC Formula Based Funding (FBF) Scheme by duly filling the application form and submitting required documents.


Application submission deadline is 12 February 2017.


Selected applicants will be recommended for FBF scholarship to UGC. Scholarship will be confirmed only after approval of UGC and fund transfer from UGC to KU for the purpose.


 # Click Here to Download application form .



Vacancy Announcement for the position Field Assistant and Plant tissue Culturist

isms | 26 January, 2018 10:09

Vacancy Announcement for the position of Field Assistant and Plant tissue Culturist in President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Project

Chure project, School of Science, Kathmandu University invites application from dynamic and qualified candidates who are willing to take up challenges, for the following position on contract basis for Research project:


Work Station

Job Title

Total Number

Subject Area

Field Based

(Udayapur, Dhanusa, Saptari, Siraha, Sindhuli, Sarlahi and Mahottari)

Field Assistant


Biotechnology and Environment Science

Lab Based

(Micropropagation of Plant in Plant tissue culture labratory)

Plant tissue culturist


Biotechnology, Botany


Type               :           Contract (Non-Permanent)

Duration         :           1 year

Job Responsibilities of Field Assistant:

·         Visit project sites and prepare the progress report in timely basis.

·         Deal with queries from the communities from the study sites.

·         Maintain project activities report diary manually & electronically.

·         Execute all the field related activity.

Job Responsibilities of Tissue Culturist:

·         Micro-propagation of Plant.

·         Data collection and comparative growth analysis.

·         Green house work.

·         Data collection and Interpretation.

·         Report preparation.


Job Requirement:

·         Bachelor’s degree preferably masters from a recognized university (preferred area: Science (Biotechnology, Botany, Environmental Sciences)

·         Ability to use computer programs (word, excel, database) and typing in English and Nepali

·         Good command in English and Nepali ( both Written and spoken)

·         Experience in secretarial functions.

·         Demonstrated ability to work independently.

·         Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Interested applicants in the above mentioned position are requested to fill the application form along with their Curriculum Vitae, 1 passport size photograph and attested testimonials with a copy of citizenship to the following address by February 7, 2018.


The appointment will be done in accordance with the MOU signed between Kathmandu University and President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Development Committee.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for recruitment process.


For more details, please contact:

Plant Tissue culture Laboratory
Department of Biotechnology
GPO: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel no: (011) 661399 ext 1120
Email:  kuchureproject@gmail.com
Mobile Number: 9801370079 (Mr. Anil Upreti)


Dr. Pandey published in Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology

isms | 26 January, 2018 10:06

Dr. Bishnu Prasad Pandey, Assistant Professor at Department of Chemical Science and Engineering, and his research scholars Rupak Thapa and Anil Upreti got an article entitled, Chemical profiling and biological activity analysis of cone, bark and needle of Pinus roxburghii collected from Nepal,”  published in Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology, a peer-reviewed international journal.


The research article studies the biological activities of cone, bark and needle, of Pinus roxburghii and its chemical constituents.


The article can be cited as:

Thapa R, Upreti A, Pandey BP. Chemical profiling and biological activity analysis of cone, bark and needle of Pinus roxburghii collected from Nepal. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 2018; 7(1): 66-75    doi: 10.5455/jice.20171013045424



KUSOM Signed Internship Agreement with TEPC

editorial | 24 January, 2018 14:03

Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) signed an Internship Agreement  with Trade and Export Promotion Center (TEPC)  According to this Agreement,  KUSOM students will be working on the areas of export and trade promotion activities, product development, trade information, database management, and trade facilitation among others.

Mr. Suyash Khanal, Deputy Executive Director and Prof. Bijay KC were the signatories of the Agreement. The signing took place in a ceremony attended by Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, Vice Chancellor, Kathmandu University; Mr. Sharad Rana, Executive Director, TEPC; Deans from the School of Arts, Education and Science, KUSOM faculties, and TEPC representatives.

Prof. Bijay KC, Dean of KUSOM, in his welcome note shared the need for business schools to work in partnership with corporates and government organizations  to provide the much needed learning opportunities for students. Mr Sharad Rana, Executive Director, TEPC, highlighted the need for internship for hands on knowledge and experience to management graduates.  The Vice Chancellor suggested that internship is a way to connect with the community. He stressed upon the fact that such activities were in line with the quality initiatives of the University.


Dr. Luitel Got a Paper Published

editorial | 24 January, 2018 13:56

Dr. Bal Chandra Luitel, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, has published an article entitled, “A mindful inquiry towards transformative curriculum vision for inclusive mathematics education” in the journal, Learning: Research and Practice. The article can be cited as:

Luitel, B. C. (2018). A mindful inquiry towards transformative curriculum vision for inclusive mathematics education. Learning: Research and Practice, 1-13. doi: 10.1080/23735082.2018.1428141

The article can be accessed via: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23735082.2018.1428141


Dr. Adhikari and His Team Got a Paper Published

isms | 23 January, 2018 13:00

Dr. Bikash Adhikari, Assistant Professor and Er. Yuvraj Dahal, in School of Science, got a research paper published in Hydro Nepal: Journal of Water Energy and Environment. The title of the paper is 'Characterization and Quantification of Municipal Solid Waste in Jeetpur Simara Sub- Metropolitan City, Nepal'.

The paper can be obtained from the following link:




Notice for Blower Door Test Apparatus Supply

isms | 21 January, 2018 14:58

MoU signed between School of Engineering, KU and ChesCo

isms | 19 January, 2018 10:09

MoU signed between Kathmandu University-School of Engineering and Chilime Engineering and Services Company Ltd.

Kathmandu University-School of Engineering and Chilime Engineering and Services Company Ltd. (ChesCo) signed an MoU on 18th January, 2018. In the agreement signing program, ChesCo was represented by the CEO of this company, Dr. Prashant Mandal and KU-SOE, by the Dean, Prof. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri. The program was attended by the representatives from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Turbine Testing Lab and Technical Training Center.

The MoU is aimed towards collaboration for services related to electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical issues of hydro power sector.

The post MoU discussion focused on planning of activities under the scope of the MoU. It is agreed to conduct an interaction program between work groups representing both institutions, identity and execute a pilot project on repair and maintenance of a hydro power plant in Nepal, and develop relevant training packages. Both intuitions agreed to carry a long term vision to develop a consulting unit to provide professional services on operation and maintenance of hydro power sector.




AEC-Vacancy for position of Project Staff

isms | 19 January, 2018 10:05

18 January 2018



Vacancy for Short Term GIS Analyst



Aquatic Ecology Center (AEC) invites application with details as follows for the project The fate of organic carbon in small mountain rivers in Nepal: Implications for soil erosion and climate change (FOCOS)” for the following position on a Full Time basis:


Work station

Job title

Total Number

Subject Area

Field Based

(Rupandehi, Syanja, Palpa)

GIS Analyst


GIS and Remote Sensing


The candidate should have at least four years undergraduate degree in Geomatics or Geography. The candidate with good command in DEM data processing, and GIS and remote sensing application is must. Candidate should travel frequently to the field stations (Butwal, Palpa and Syangja). Local applicant with experience will be given high preference.



Interested applicants are informed to send their curriculum vitae along with an application for job and certificates to the following email address: aec@ku.edu.np.



Only the Short listed candidates shall be called for an interview.


Applications shall remain open until 25th Jan 2018 and should be made online.



Tender Notice for Equipment's ( Department of Pharmacy)

isms | 12 January, 2018 19:30


Application Call for Erasmus+ Mobility Program

isms | 11 January, 2018 08:43



Application Call for Erasmus+ Mobility Program is open to both Teaching Staffs (Faculties of Geomatics Engineering Only) and Non-teaching Staffs of Kathmandu University.


For more details, please visit the links given below.





Should have any queries please contact to Dr. Rabindra Bista, Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Room- 407 Block- 09.


i)                    To apply, please use the application form provided in the above second link and send it to: rbista@ku.edu.np before deadline.

ii)                  Those staffs who did not receive any Erasmus+ Mobility Scholarship in the past are encouraged to apply.


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