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Kathmandu University(KU) Undergraduate Prospectus

Kathmandu University(KU) Undergraduate Prospectus



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Kathmandu University
A Brief History
As a precursor to the establishment of a University, a team dedicated people first established Kathmandu Valley Campus in 1985 to provide education in Intermediateof Science (ISc). The same team proposed the establishment of Kathmandu University. After thorough discussion on the proposal in the Parliament, KathmanduUniversity was granted by an Act of Parliament on December 11, 1991.Important MilestonesAug 1985: Establishment of Kathmandu Valley Campus with academic affiliationwith Tribhuvan University;Dec 1991: Establishment of Kathmandu University under an Act of Parliament;Dec 1991:First Senate Meeting presided by the Prime Minister and Chancellorof Kathmandu University, Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala; Appointmentof Dr. Suresh Raj Sharma as the Vice Chancellor of the University;Jan 1992:Appointment of Dr. Sitaram Adhikary as the Registrar of theUniversity;July 1992:Appointment of Dr. Bhadra Man Tuladhar as the Dean of School of Science:July 1992: Launching of Kathmandu University’s own Intermediate of ScienceProgram;Aug 1993:Started Master of Business Administration (MBA) program;Aug 1994:Started four-year bachelor courses in Mechanical, Electrical &Electronics, Computer Engineering, Pharmacy and Environmental Science;Dec 1994:Granted affiliation to Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara,to run MBBS program;Aug 1995:Inauguration of the University at Dhulikhel by HRH Crown PrinceDipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev;Nov 1995:Granted Provisional affiliation to St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu,for Bachelor in Social Work (BSW);Oct 1996:Obtained associate membership of the Association of IndianUniversities;Nov 1996:Inauguration of Department of Music, Bhaktapur, by His ExcellencyPresident of the Federal Republic of Germany, Professor Dr. RomanHerzog;Aug 1997:Granted affiliation to St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu, to run BSc(Environmental Science) program;Granted affiliation to Kathmandu College of Management, Kathmandu,to run BBA program;Sep 1997: Launched MPhil programs in Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics andPhysics;Dec 1997: Granted affiliation to (a) Nepalgunj Medical College, Nepalgunj,(b) Kathmandu Medical College, Kathmandu, and, (c) Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, to run MBBS program;Feb 1998:Launched postgraduate and in-service teacher education programs;Feb 1998:Establishment of Dhulikhel Medical Institute and launching threeyears Intermediate program in Nursing, Laboratory Technology,Physiotherapy, General Medicine, and Ophthalmology under thecollaboration with Dhulikhel Hospital ;Sep 1998:Launched MPhil and PhD Program in Education;Aug 1999: Granted affiliation to (a) Little Angel’s College, Lalitpur, and (b)Nepal College of Management, Kathmandu to run BBA program;Granted affiliation to National College, Kathmandu, to run B.A. inDevelopment Studies;Sep 1999:Launched MS Orthopaedics at B&B Hospital;Sep 2000: Launched graduate programs in Environmental Science and Pharmacy;Sep 2000:Launched MCh Neurosurgery at Bir Hospital;Feb 2001:Launched Executive MBA program;July 2001:Granted affiliation to Training Institute for Technical Instruction(TITI), to run BTechEd Program;Aug 2001:Launched graduate programs in Information Technology,Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering;Started MBBS courses at Kathmandu University School of Medical Science (KUSMS);May 2002: Started postgraduate diploma in Primary Education in associationwith Bank Street College, New York and Rato Bangla School Nepal;Sep 2002: Started four-year Bachelor course in Buddhist Studies;Aug 2003:Started four-year course in Biotechnology;May 2003: Signed agreement with Dhulikhel Hospital, to operate and developit as KU Teaching Hospital;

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