Entrance Application Open for PhD Programs: Tribhuvan University Institute of Science and Technology

From July 16, 2024
Until August 27, 2024

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Science and Technology has published the entrance examination notice for Ph.D. programs for the academic year 2081. Candidates must register their names with the appropriate central department's division research committee, and those who pass the proposal defense are qualified to participate in the entrance test.

Key Information

  • Entrance Exam Fee: Rs. 3000
  • Thesis Defense Fee: Rs 2500 (to be deposited to respective central departments)
  • Form submission commences from: Sharwan 1, 2081 
  • Form submission deadline: Bhadra 11, 2081
  • Entrance Exam Date:  2081 Kartik 11
  • Exam Center and Time:  Will be published later 

Entrance Exam Questions

A total of 100 objective Questions will be asked; of which 70% weightage is given to respective subjects and 30% weightage is given to questions related with Research Methodology.

Minimum Eligibility for the PhD program

A)  A candidate must pass entrance exam conducted by IoST, TU.

B) A candidate requires at least 3.0/4.0 CGPA or equivalent in the Master Level (M.Sc. in respective discipline or M.A. in Mathematics or Statistics) from TU or any University recognized by TU to be a full time Ph.D. candidate. No work experience is required for full time Ph.D. enrolment. 

C) Work experience is required for non-full time Ph.D. enrolment as follows:

a. Candidate with 3/4.0 CGPA in M.Sc. or equivalent must have 2 years work experience.

Candidate with 3.3/4.0 CGPA in M.Sc.  or equivalent must have 1 year work experience.

b. Candidate passed with distinction or 3.7/4.0 CGPA need not require work experience.

c. No work experience is required for a candidate with M.Sc. degree having one publication as first author in Q1 or Q2 ranked SC imago listed Journal.  

D.  For interdisciplinary: Candidate must complete 30 CH (Credit Hour) conversion course of that discipline. These courses will be recommended by concerned subject committee to the CDRC. Candidate who takes 30 CH course he/she will be eligible to be awarded Ph.D. Degree from that department. 

Required Documents: 

  1. Form (Entrance form and Application form for the Enrollment)
  2. Ph.D. Proposal
  3. Academic Certificate of Candidate
  4. Bio-data of Candidate
  5. Bio-data of Supervisor/Co-supervisor
  6. Acceptance Letter of Supervisor/Co-supervisor
  7. Recommendation of CDRC
  8. No Objection Letter from Office if employed
  9. Nature of Job and Experience Letter
  10. Assurance letter of study leave from the employer for full time researcher candidate (पूर्णकालीन शोधार्थीको रूपमा भर्ना हुन चाहने त्रि. वि. मा कार्यरत शिक्षकको हकमा शिक्षाध्यक्षको कार्यालय, समन्वय महाशाखाबाट पूर्वस्वीकृतिपत्र लिएको हुनुपर्ने । अन्यको हकमा NOC पेस गर्नुपर्ने)


Official PhD Entrance Exam Notice 

Application form for the enrollment in PhD program

TU IOST PhD Entrance Exam Form

View the notice below