Admissions open for Masters in Human and Natural Resources Studies and Development Studies at KU

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Application form open: 2016-12-18

Application form close: 2017-01-30

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Admissions Open for Masters Program

The Department of Development Studies at Kathmandu University announces
opening of admissions for two-year Masters Programs in Human and Natural
Resources Studies and Development Studies for Spring Session of 2017 (starting February 2017)

The programs emphasizes on assisting students to:

  • Acquire knowledge and skills concerning conflict, natural resources and community linkage, social development, information gathering and analyses, indigenous community-based knowledge systems and institutions;
  • Develop capability and confidence to contribute nationally and internationally towards managing the human dimensions of natural resources fmitfully;
  • Be able to effectively conduct basis and applied research, and work in a team.

Both programs are highly participatory and students are expected to take an active role in the preparation and leading of class discussions.


Completion of a three-year Bachelor degree, or a Master degree, with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 out of 4.0 or an equivalent of 50 percent marks in the latest degree acquired will be the basic criteria. Also, securing an acceptable ranking in the entrance exam will be essential. The entrance exam will test the candidate's language proficiency and analytical abilities.

  1. Duration: Two years
  2. Form distribution: December 18, 2016 to January 20, 2017
  3. Last date for form submission: January 22, 2017
  4. Entrance Exam: January 24, 2017
  5. Interview: January 29-30, 2017
  6. Admissions of selected students: February 5-12, 2017

Total Fee: Rs. 3, 10,000

*UGC scholarship (formula based funding) available for 20% of the total number of admitted students.

The new semester will begin from 15 February 2017.

For application forms and further information, contact:

Department of Development Studies, School of Arts, Kathmandu University
Hattiban, Lalitpur
P.O. Box 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 5251306 / 5251294

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