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Tribhuvan University

Address: TU Rd, Kirtipur 44618, Nepal

Description Tribhuvan University

  • Established: 1959
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Kirtipur, Nepal
  • Language of instruction: English.

Tribhuvan University (TU) was founded in 1959 and is Nepal's first public higher education institution. The university offers educational programs at all levels of training.

TU was created to accomplish the following goals:

  • Implementation of higher education standards
  • Training qualified personnel for the overall development of Nepal
  • Protection and development of national culture and traditions
  • Attracting to the extensive, empirical and timely creation of knowledge and research in the field of art, science, technology and the profession.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Tribhuvan University

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  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3-4 years.

Bachelor's programs are implemented in the following areas:

  • Architecture
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Banking and Finance
  • Veterinary and animal husbandry
  • Engineering geometry
  • Computer applications
  • Forestry
  • Engineering
  • Medical laboratory technology
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  • Industrial engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery
  • Electronics and electrical engineering, etc.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2-3 years.

Master TU programs are implemented in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Crisis management
  • Veterinary science
  • Renewable energy
  • Gender studies
  • Hydropower
  • Right
  • Applied math
  • Prosthetics
  • Radiology
  • Agriculture
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation
  • Environmental Engineering, etc.
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  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

The MBA education program at TU is implemented at the Faculty of Management (FoM), the ultimate goal of which is to teach students professional occupations in business, industry and public administration.

FoM seeks to develop relations with management institutions at home and abroad to exchange new knowledge, methods and technologies in business management and public organizations.

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Doctoral studies

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3-7 years.

TU doctoral programs are implemented in the following areas:

  • Anthropology
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Buddhist studies
  • Hydrology and meteorology
  • Zoology
  • Engineering science
  • History of Nepalese Culture and Archeology
  • Medical sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Food technology
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  • Statistics
  • Strategic research
  • Natural Resource Management, etc.

Accommodation, housing and food

TU provides the opportunity to live in a dormitory on campus.


  • The University is in the top 10 best universities in the country, occupying the 5th position in the ranking
  • TU has partnership agreements with more than 139 educational institutions around the world (USA, Japan, Great Britain, India, etc.)
  • The institution provides scholarships to its students
  • The university implements international exchange programs for both students and teachers.

Equipment Tribhuvan University

The main campus of the university is located in the north-east of Kirtipur, an ancient small town located five kilometers from the center of Nepal's capital - Kathmandu. TU logistics includes:

  • Research centers
  • Catheterization laboratory
  • University and Dental Hospital
  • Cardiothoracic Vascular Transplant Center (MCVTC)
  • The library
  • Sports complex
  • Centers for Human Rights, Environmental Law, Eye Research, etc.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university consists of two semesters.

Additional expenses:

  • The cost of living in Nepal = $ 222 -396 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university, it is necessary to provide documents on education and pass entrance exams.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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