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Tribhuvan University

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Tribhuvan University, widely known as TU, was established in 1959 AD. It is located in Kirtipur, just 5 km away from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. TU is the first university in Nepal and the largest university in the country, offering more than 4,400 courses at various levels. The university has over 1,000 affiliated colleges nationwide.

Executive Council of Tribhuvan University:

Chancellor: Hon. Prime Minister Pusha Kamal Dahal (Prachanda)

Pro Chancellor:  Sumana Shrestha

Vice Chancellor:  Prof. Dr. Keshar Jung Baral

Rector:   Prof Dr. Shiva Lal Bhushal

Registrar:  Prof Dr. Peshal Dahal

 Rector phone:   (977-1) 4330342

 Fax :   (977-1) 4331964

 P.O. Box:  8212

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The decisions for Tribhuvan University are made by the following councils:

  1. University Council: The university council assembles decisions on policies, budget, rules, and regulations for running the university. It also helps in the formation of special committees and commissions.
  2. Executive Council: The executive council makes decisions on grants, affiliation to private campuses, and appointment of the university by executing the decisions of the university council.
  3. Academic Council: The academic council is responsible for maintaining decisions on educational policies and practices. It takes responsibility for curricula, teaching, examination, and research.
  4. Research Coordination Council: The research coordination council plays a vital role in making policies on TU research activities, approves guidelines for researchers, and coordinates the functions of university-level research organizations.
  5. Planning Council: The planning council develops long and short-term plans for the university. It is responsible for developing annual programs and evaluating implementation programs.

Faculties at Tribhuvan University:

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Engineering

Institutes at Tribhuvan University:

  • Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science
  • Institute of Forestry
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Institute of Engineering
  • Institute of Science and Technology

Academic Programs at Tribhuvan University:

Tribhuvan University offers a wide range of programs to meet the educational needs of students in the country. As the oldest and largest university in Nepal, Tribhuvan University provides opportunities for students to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral studies in various disciplines. Some of the programs offered by Tribhuvan University include:

  • Bachelor's Degree Programs: Tribhuvan University offers bachelor's degree programs in fields such as Humanities, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, and Technology. These programs provide a solid foundation in the respective disciplines and equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for their chosen careers.
  • Master's Degree Programs: Tribhuvan University provides a wide range of master's degree programs in disciplines including Arts, Science, Management, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Public Health, and more. These programs allow students to specialize in their fields of interest and develop advanced expertise.
  • PhD Programs: Tribhuvan University offers doctoral programs for students aspiring to pursue research and contribute to academic knowledge in their respective fields. PhD programs are available in areas such as Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Education, Management, Engineering, and more.
  • Health Sciences Programs: Tribhuvan University is renowned for its health sciences programs, including Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, and Medical Laboratory Technology. These programs train healthcare professionals and contribute to the healthcare sector in Nepal.