Kathmandu University is an autonomous, not-for-profit, non-government,
public institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic
excellence. The University is committed to develop leaders in
profess- ional areas through quality education.
The University is located in a mountainous landscape in Dhulikhel
Municipality about 30 kilometer northeast of Kathmandu having
round-the-year pleasant climate and Panoramic Himalayan Views.
Within a period of 13 years it has established a track record
of academic excellence. At present, the University offers various
intermediate, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level programs
in science, engineering, medicine, management, education, pharmacy,
environment, music, human & natural resources, information
technology and biotechnology through its 6 different schools:
School of Science, School of Management, School of Engineering,
School of Medical Sciences, School of Arts and School of Education.
In addition to 2500 students in its constituent schools, 2900
students are studying in its affiliated colleges. Annual intake
capacity of KU is 880, of them 350 intermediate, 330 undergraduate,
and 200 graduate level studies. KU affiliated colleges have annual
intake capacity of 972. The university now provides various teaching
facilities, sports facilities, and service facilities, such as
the library, the teaching buildings of all subjects, the students?”„
dormitory buildings, etc, hence, excellent conditions.
The academic programs of the University are based on credit-semester
system with continuous internal evaluations. The University has
maintained 1 to 12 teachers ”§student ratio. However, KU is very
cautious in recruitment of every single faculty. The staff strength
at KU is 387, of them 255 for teaching and 132 for administrative
and support service. Quality control is strictly followed in all
programs of the university. In addition to continually enhance
the educational standard, KU has been successfully collaborating
with more than 50 universities and institutions of international
repute for faculty and students exchange programs, credit transfer
and joint research work and exchange information. This has helped
KU to establish well in the world community.