Admissions Open for BSc in Applied Physics & Environmental Science at KUSOS

From April 23, 2024
Until May 23, 2024

Kathmandu University School of Science (KUSOS) announces admissions open for BSc in Applied Physics & Environmental Science for 2024 cohort.

Candidates are required to appear in a paper-based entrance exam (PBT), according to their choice of academic program.

Eligibility criteria for the entrance exam and admission:

Program and Subject Area Who can Apply? Test Group
  • B.Sc. (Applied Physics)
  • Must have taken PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) or PMCs (Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science) in both XI and XII (or equivalent)
  • Minimum aggregate GPA of 2.0 or Aggregate 50% in percentage scale
  • B.Sc. (Environmental Science)
  • Must have taken PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in both XI and XII (or equivalent)
  • Minimum aggregate GPA of 2.0 or Aggregate 50% in percentage scale

Eligibility criteria and PBT Test Group for Admission:

  • In order to be fully eligible for admission, Candidates must have passed 10+2 level (or equivalent) with a minimum aggregate GPA of 2.0 (aggregate 50% in percentage scale)
  • Candidates must have appeared in entrance exam conducted by the School of Science, Kathmandu University and scored the required threshold as set by the university.
  • Students, who have completed 10+2 with PCB and applying for PCM stream, must have taken additional mathematics course and passed it with required cumulative and individual scores.
  • Candidates must have same combination of PCM, PMCs or PCB (which ever applies to the candidate) in both grade XI and XII.
  • For the purpose of subjects with separate theory and practical components, candidates must satisfy the minimum grade requirement individually in both theory and practical.
  • For the courses taken both in grade XI and XII, candidates must score the minimum grade requirement in all the subjects in both grades/years.
  • Candidates who have completed +2 equivalent GCSE A-Level shall have at least 3 courses at Advanced Level (A level) and 1 in AS level. Course combination PCM or PMCs is applicable as per the specific program. Whenever percentage uniform mark (PUM) criteria are provided, then, aggregate 50% in percentage scale will be applicable. If PUM is not provided Grade D in PCM/PMCs will be applicable. For International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students must have at least 6 courses including either PCM or PMCs. Course combination of PCM or PMCs is applicable as per the specific program. Student must have final IB grade of 3 in each course with aggregate of 24.

The three advanced level courses required varies for program to program:

  1. Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Computer Science for BS.c in Applied Physics
  2. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology  B.Sc. in Environmental Science.

In case of confusion in eligibility of GCSE A Level, please send your queries through email:

  • Candidates who have completed +2 equivalents with letter grades shall be submitting the marks equivalent of grades from equivalence authority at the time of admission.
  • CTEVT diploma holders (3 years education after SLC/SEE) may apply in the related discipline corresponding to their field of study in the diploma level. Eligibility requirements are same to that of percentage criteria for NEB +2 graduates.
  • In case of dispute related to application, eligibility, entrance exam and final score, decision of admission committee will be final.

Registration Opened (From 23 April, 2024)

Online Application Form


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Students who have already completed grade 11 and 12 (or equivalent) and those awaiting for grade 12 results are eligible to apply. The latter will be admitted on provisional basis. 


Important Schedules and Note:

  1. Registration, Application Form Filling and Payment open: Start Date: 23 April, 2024
  2. Application Processing Fee: NRs. 1500/- (non-refundable / non-transformable)
  3. Entrance Schedule will be notified soon.
  4. Classes will commence from August 2024.

Note: Payment Verification will take approximately 5 to 7 business days after completion of application form. Verification process will continue even after the last date of registration.  

If any query regarding admission application or KUSoS-PBT, please send Email at or call at +977-11-415200, 9701002602 (phone available from 9 AM - 3 PM)


School of Science

Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre

PO Box 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal