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The University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Prof. Jean-Claude Badoux

editorial | 17 March, 2019 19:44

In a special convocation held in the main campus on 15 March 2019, the University confered Honorary Doctorate of Doctor of Letters to Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Badoux, distinguished Swiss civil engineer and Honorary President of Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne.

Rt. Hon'ble Prime Minister Mr. KP Sharma Oli, Chancellor of the University, confered the Degree to Prof. Badoux, in the special function attended by University Senators, ministers, lawmakers, foreign diplomats, representatives from local bodies, members of the University family, and other distinguished personalities representing various institutions at home and abroad.

Dr. Badoux is a great friend of Nepal and Kathmandu University. He has been instrumental in the inception of academic programs in biotechnology, geomatics engineering and civil engineering as well as Energy Research, Development and Consultancy emphasizing the linkage between academia and industry at Kathmandu University.


The University awarded the first Honorary Doctor of Letters in 2011 to Mr. Satyamohan Joshi, a prominent author and scholar in Nepalese culture. The same year, the University awarded Honorary D. Litt. to Dr. Karan Singh, a well-known scholar and statesman from India. In 2016, the University conferred D. Litt. To Sri Pranab Mukharjee, the then President of India.

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Welcome Address by the Vice Chancellor


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Non-teaching positions on contract basis)

isms | 17 March, 2019 15:54

Date: 17 March 2019




Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, not-for-profit institution of higher learning dedicated to maintaining high standards of academic excellence.  Pursuing the mission of providing quality education for leadership, KU is in the forefront of knowledge industry in the field of management, science and technology, education, arts, medical sciences & law.

KU is looking for committed, competent, and qualified professional to take up non-teaching positions on contract basis:

 Position: Officer 

Required No.: Two

Place: Office of the Controller of Examination

Job Description:

1.  Prepares examination schedules, coordinate for question papers setting and formatting the question papers.

2.  Tabulates the result sheets and prepare the necessary certificates

3.   Analyzes the results and prepare necessary reports

4.    Handles exam related software

5.  Registration of students

6. Verification of the documents

 Minimum Requirement:

   Educational Attainment

Master’s degree in related areas (minimum second division)


Four years Bachelor’s degree in related areas (first Division) with two year of work experiences


Bachelor’s degree (minimum second division) with six years of working experience in Assistant Level

Preference will be given to those who have work experience in examination related activities and application of IT enabled services

Competencies and Critical Attributes

·         Ability to use computer and related software

·         Ability to write reports of professional standard both in English and Nepali

·         Ability to convince, influence, counsel, advice people as needed

·         Confidentiality, Adaptability, helping and problem- solving oriented, supportive behavior, interpersonal orientation, development orientation

Recent CV, copies of mark sheets and certificates of all academic degree qualifications/ transcripts, citizenship certificate, work and professional experience certificates (both existing and previous), and other credentials as applicable; Two recent PP size photographs should also be attached.

You are requested to download the application form and fill the form. The completed application form must be submitted along with necessary documents no later than March 23, 2019 to Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre.

Salary and benefits will be as per the rule of the University.

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

Download application form: [Click Here]




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