The Vice Chancellor selection committee of the Kathmandu University has recommended Dhulikhel Hospital Director Dr Ramkanth Makaju Shrestha for the post on Monday.
The VC post was vacant after Dr Suresh Raj Sharma tendered his resignation on Nov 9.
The committee submitted the recommendation letter of Shrestha to KU Chancellor and Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai today.
The decision will be made by today, if not tomorrow, KU sources confirmed.
The selection committee had Joint Chancellor Dina Nath Sharma with its member Daman Nath Dhungana and Dr Lok Bikram Thapa.
Following Sharma's resignation, KU Education Department Dean Tankanath Sharma, former registrar Sitaram Adhikari, Management Department Dean Subash KC, former Dean of Education department Dr Man Prasad Wagle and Engineering Department Dean Bhola Thapa were the competitors for the post.