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Kathmandu University - Courses, Ranking, Colleges, Scholarship

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Kathmandu University (KU) is the first and third oldest private colleges in Nepal. Kathmandu University was established with the motto of  "Quality Education for Leadership." in 1991 whose administrative office locates 30 km east of  Kathmandu. KU is one of the prestigious universities in Nepal who operates 7 School and 17 affiliated colleges. According to the university almost 35,000 students  graduate from the university.


Kathmandu University Highlights

The important highlights around Kathmandu University (KU) are mentioned in the below:

  • Year of Establishment - 1991
  • Also, Known as - KU, Kathmandu University
  • Location -  Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchok
  • Chancellor - Prime Minister of Nepal
  • University type - Private
  • Official University -

Kathmandu University Rankings

Kathmandu University (KU) was ranked 3302th in World University Rankings and the 1st in Nepal by Webometrics 

 Read Also: Tribhuvan University

Kathmandu University Courses

Kathmandu University operates the different courses through the seven schools. MBBS, BBA is one of the popular degree in Kathmandu University.

  • School of Arts
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Master in Human and Natural Resource Studies
    • Master in Development Studies
    • Master in Music
    • Master in Buddhist Studies
    • Master in Landscape Management and Heritage Studies
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts
    • Bachelor of Media Studies
    • Bachelor in Economics
    • Bachelor in Community Development
    • Bachelor of Arts, Buddhist Studies (PASS)
    • Bachelor of Arts, Buddhist Studies (HONS)
    • Bachelor in Music
  • School of Management
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
    • Master of Business Administration
    • PGD Management
    • PGD Diploma Management
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Business Information System
  • School of Education
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Master of Education
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Education
  • School of Law
    • Bachelor (BBM, LLB)
  • School of Engineering
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Master of Technology (MTech) Information Technology
    • Master in Mechanical Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Computer Engineering
    • Master of Engineering, Communication
    • Master of Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering
    • Master in Planning & Operation of Energy System
    • Master in Land Administration
    • MS by Research
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Computer
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical & Electronics – Communication
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical & Electronics - Power
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Geometrics
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Civil
  • School of Medical Sciences
  • School of Science
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (ES, Phar, Phy, Maths. BTech, Stat, Bio)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • MS by Research
    • Master of Pharmacy
    • MTech (Biotechnology)
    • Post Baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy
    • Master of Science, Environmental Science
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy
    • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science
    • Bachelor of Technology, Biotechnology
    • Bachelor of Technology, Environmental Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology
    • Bachelor of Science, Applied Physics
    • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility requirements for registration in the courses offered by Kathmandu University are mentioned below:

  • Undergraduate (Bachelor Level)

    • Intermediate graduate from a recognized board with minimum 2.0 CGPA.


  • Postgraduate (Master Level)
    • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 2.5 CGPA in relevant discipline.


  • Ph.D.
    • Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 55% marks.