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MoU Signed between KU and NIC

isms | 24 June, 2018 09:12

Kathmandu University School of Science (KUSOS) signs a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific Research and Technology Innovation with the Rastriya Awiskar Kendra (NIC-National Innovation Centre) on 22nd June 2018 at the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University. Signing on behalf of KUSOS, Professor Subodh Sharma, Dean of School of Science said this cooperation will help in supporting students and faculty of School of Science to obtain research support for innovative works. Signing on behalf of NIC, Mr. Mahabir Pun appeal all present to convey message to the students communities and faculty members that there is no dearth of funding support for promoting innovative ideas. This cooperation shall be pursued in, but not limited to the following areas;

Manufacturing technology: Unmanned Aerial Systems, commonly referred to as ‘drones’ for use in the delivery of medical supplies - more specifically referred to as “medical drones”- in remote villages; Incubator for new born babies, who are at risk when they born)

Value adding product: Agricultural products such as ginger, fibre, etc. or from naturally available materials such as medicinal plants;

Improvement of technology: Electric Vehicle (EV), commonly referred to as e-rikshaw for the use in the Tarai of Nepal, biogas plants, photovoltaic panels, solar cells, etc.;

Environment technology: Biomass, water treatment, organic agriculture, recycling;

Innovative education: Education for people with disability; professional training, STI policy cooperation.



Role Acceptance Speech Ceremony Held

editorial | 23 June, 2018 12:42

22 June 2018

The University held a role acceptance speech ceremony with 13 of the 15 recently promoted Associate Professors from School of Education, School of Engineering and School of Science.

The Associate Professors to speak at the occasion were Dr. Prakash Chandra Bhattarai and Dr. Dhanapati Subedi from School of Education; Dr. Bal Krishna Bal, Dr. Rajendra Joshi, Dr. Hem Raj Kafle, Dr. Purushottam Kharel, Dr. Sunil Prasad Lohani, Dr. Gajendra Sharma and Dr. Surendra Bahadur Tamrakar from School of Engineering; and Dr. Uttam Budhathoki, Dr. Rajendra Gyawali, Dr. Rajani Shakya and Dr. Bhupal Govinda Shrestha from School of Science.

The speakers summarized their personal and academic journeys and delineated their ongoing and future commitments to the programs and departments to which they are attached.

Extending best wishes and congratulations on their promotions, Prof. Dr. Ram Kantha Makaju Shrestha, the Vice Chancellor, invited the Associate Professorsof to join hands in fulfilling the mission and vision of the University. He stressed that the University has run with the ideal of transperancy in all aspects and will live up to this ideal forever. Likewise, Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, the Registrar, expressed delight at the fact that the University now has a good number of senior faculties in different disciplines, and that the team has grown stronger towards taking the institution to a greater height.

The program also included musical ensembles by third and fourth year students of the Department of Music, School of Arts.

Among other members of the University family who attended the program were Prof. Dr.  Sitaram Adhikary, founding Registrar; Prof. Dr. Panna Thapa, Controller of Examinations; Deans of different Schools; Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors; Heads and Coordinators of different Departments; Managers, Officers and a number of other non-teaching staffs. 

The program of Acceptance Speech by newly promoted Professors from all the Schools, and Associate Professors from School of Arts and School of Management will be held in July.


MoU Signed between Kathmandu University and Ncell Pvt. Ltd.

isms | 22 June, 2018 11:51

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Kathmandu University and Ncell Private Limited on 14th June 2018 for the purpose of collaboration with US Boston based Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Global Startup Labs to foster technology entrepreneurship for University students and young professionals of Nepal.

The MoU was signed by Dr. Dambar Bhadur Nepali, Dean of School of Engineering KU, and Mr Suren Jeevaka Amaraekera, MD, NCell. The program was also attended by Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Bijaya KC, Dean of KUSOM, Mr. Rupesh Krishna Shrestha, faculty at KUSOM. The event was coordinated by Prof. Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha and Ms. Marina KC at Global Engagement Office of Kathmandu University central campus and Mr. Irwin M. Eusoff and Ms. Sanju Koirala from NCell Pvt Ltd.

This program will provide exposure to KU students on “technopreneurship/business startup” by partnering with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. The objective and goals of the MoU is to support skilled human resource development by assisting advanced technical education, global exposure and training for 35 KU students  from Management, Engineering, Science and Arts background for a period of 7 (seven) weeks on “technoentrepreneurship” / business start-up by MIT-Global Startup Lab instructors, access to qualified, experienced MIT student instructors in technical and entrepreneurship field - key leanings on techno-preneurship and agile product development during the 7 weeks program.




Call for Participation for 2-Day Machine Learning Workshop

isms | 21 June, 2018 09:48

Call for Participation : 2-Day Machine Learning Workshop

July 1-2, 2018

Kathmandu University, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Information and Language Processing Research Lab in collaboration with KEIV Technologies presents a 2 day workshop on Machine Learning.


  1. Provide a larger picture of Machine Learning (problems, techniques, challenges etc.) to beginner and/or moderate level of audience interested to explore about Machine Learning.
  2. To acquaint the audience with the different libraries, tools and frameworks for implementing Machine Learning
  3. Give a hands-on experience about Machine Learning based on real world examples (Dataset preparation, Developing a model, Training and Testing the model, Evaluating the model)

(Download Detailed Information)

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Talk program on "MIT Computer Science - Innovating the Future"

isms | 20 June, 2018 15:45

Talk program on "MIT Computer Science — Innovating the Future" and interaction with between KU and MIT faculty and researchers

A talk program by Prof. Saman Amarasinghe, Global Startup Lab (GSL) Faculty Director, US Boston based Massachusetts Institute of Technology on “MIT Computer Science - Innovating the Future" was conducted on June 19, 2018 at Senate Hall, CV Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University (KU). The program started with opening remarks by Prof. Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha in which he shed light on the ongoing collaborations between KU and MIT. Then Prof. Saman presented the different cutting edge technologies and research works going on or accomplished in MIT. He concluded his presentation with a remark that in today’s globalized world, research has crossed all the frontiers and whatever was thought of impossible in the past is now possible with extended collaborations and sharing of knowledge and resources. The talk was followed by a short QA session after which Dr. Bal Krishna Bal, Associate Professor, DoCSE, KU made a closing remarks to the session. He remarked that in the recent years KU also has been gradually focusing on Research and that global initiatives on Research and Innovation by institutions like MIT were very instrumental and impactful in driving the Research. (Read More...)



MoU Signed between KU and HCEL

isms | 20 June, 2018 11:41

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Kathmandu University (KU) and Hydro- Consult Engineering Limited (HCEL) on 18th June, 2018 as per KU’s strategy to cooperate with the industrial sectors. Areas of co-operation between the parties will be focused but not limited to Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Environmental aspects of hydropower sector.

The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Bhola Thapa, Registrar, KU and Mr. Manohar Shrestha, Chief Executive Officer, HCEL which was followed by brief presentation about HCEL from the CEO. (Read More...)



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Dr. Jha, Dr Gurung and Their Team Got an Article Published

isms | 17 June, 2018 15:37

Dr. Bibhuti Ranjan Jha and Dr Smriti Gurung from Department of Environmental Science & Engineering (DESE), and their research team have got a new journal article entitled "Patterns of diversity and conservation status of freshwater fishes in the glacial fed and rain fed rivers of Eastern Nepal" published in the Journal Environmental Biology of Fish (Springer Nature).
The article can be accessed by following the link below:




Publication of Proceedings of Current Research in Hydraulic Turbines

isms | 14 June, 2018 20:55

The short-listed papers presented in the International Symposium on Current Research in Hydraulic Turbines (CRHT) –VIII organized by Turbine Testing Lab (TTL) on 20th March 2018 in Kathmandu University have now been published in IOP-Journal of Physics-Conference Series. Following is the link to the published papers.


In this symposium, the technical session was represented by six Universities in three parallel sessions. In total, 24 papers were presented in the symposium, out of which 10 were selected for publication in IOP. The selection was based on the evaluation and thorough review process by respective session chairs and the organizing committee.


Call for Participation in Capacity Development Program

isms | 14 June, 2018 20:48



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isms | 12 June, 2018 14:36



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Admission open for four-year undergraduate programs at School of Arts

isms | 10 June, 2018 15:15

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Notice for KUCAT (Common Admission Test) 2018 Candidates

isms | 08 June, 2018 22:20

Information on Kathmandu University Common Admission Test - Computer Based Test (KUCAT-CBT) 2018

All candidates willing to apply for Undergraduate programs of School of Science and School of Engineering should look over the following documentations before filling up online registration form and appearing to collect admit card.
Important Schedule and Deadlines
Registration and Application Form Filling OPENS 07 June, 2018 Online at http://apply.ku.edu.np/cbt
Registration and Application Form Filling CLOSED 14 June, 2018
Admit card collection for CBT 10-15 June, 2018; 10 AM to 3 PM Block 08 of KU *
KUCAT CBT Test 18 June, 2018 onwards Block 08 and 09 of KU
Date and time for candidate as mentioned in the admit card
Publication of CBT score 01 July, 2018 On KU website
Program option changing by candidates 02-03 July, 2018 Online
Publication of First List for Admission (Open Merit Seat) 05 July, 2018 Admission procedure will be on the admission notice
Admitted student orientation 01 August, 2018  
Start of Academic Session or Classes 02 August, 2018
Note: Subsequent list /EOI for admission is published only if the seat is not filled from previous list; schedule may be adjusted. Any adjusted schedule will be notified in KU website.
*For admit card issue for entrance test, personal identification (ORIGINAL) & its copy (citizenship or passport or license or 12/equivalent admit card or other valid photo ID issued by recognized authority from Nepal Government), 3 recent PP size photographs, and the bank deposit voucher (Rs. 1,500) are required.
Application fee may be deposited in any one of the following bank accounts (Bank counter and ATM are also available in KU premises).

Account Name: Kathmandu University
Bank Account and Account Number
Nepal Investment Bank: 00501030250009
Machhapuchchhre Bank: 2022524044147028
Nabil Bank: 0110010955102

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Please visit Room No. 203 at Block 8 for Admit Card Collection and for general as well as CBT related enquiries. Visit respective department/school admin offices for counselling and course enquiries.


Candidates are strongly advised to read thoroughly the KUCAT CBT Information and try CBT demo before appearing in the examination. 

For detail information on admission procedure Download PDF File   

For information on Entrance Test & course syllabus Download PDF File

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Please check our Admission page and Admission web portal for admission 2018 specific notices and information.


Contact us at:

E-mail: admission@ku.edu.np

Admission Hot-line: 011-681571


Notice Regarding Scholarship in Geomatics Engineering

isms | 08 June, 2018 22:17

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