College Search Trends in Nepal 2022

February 16, 2022
Last updated February 20, 2022
College Search Trends in Nepal 2022

This report is based on an analysis of students' behavior while searching for colleges and programs on our various platforms, including our website, social media channels, and mobile apps. We believe that the distribution reflects the students' overall interests and behavior.

Students visit Edusanjal to learn about the various programs offered by institutions in Nepal. The distribution of interest in several dimensions is calculated using impressions and engagements on our pages and social media postings.

Interest by Location

The interest in colleges in Kathmandu significantly outnumbers that of any other location, accounting for 24.01 percent of all searches. However, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur account for 6.33 percent and 6.02 percent of all searchers, respectively. Morang, Kaski, Chitwan, and Rupandehi have the second to the fifth greatest number of searches, accounting for around 9% of all searches. Banke, Parsa, Kailai, and Dang are also popular among students.

Interest by Bachelors Degree

Over 100,000 students searched for BA while searches for other courses like BBA and BEd had over 50,000 hits each. Courses like BBS, BScCSIT, BCA, BIT, BIM, BE Civil, and BSc Nursing fall close behind with over 25,000 searches.

Interest by Masters Degree

A large percentage of searches for master's degree programs this year are for Master of Arts degrees, with over 90000 searches. The interest in MBA and MBS is also very high with over 25000 searches each.

Interest by Discipline

23.8% of all searches are for Humanities and Social Sciences programs, 14.76% for Computer and IT, 13.9% for Management, 13.64% for Health Professional Education and other disciplines like Engineering, Education and Science and Technology contributed to less than 10% of searches each.

Students by Age Group

54.43% of all users of edusanjal are between the ages of 18-24. 26.43% are of the age 25-34, 10.51% are between the ages 35-44, and 8.63 % are above 45.

Students by Gender

61.3% of our entire demographic is male.