Central Department of Education | Tribhuvan University

Kirtipur, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
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The Central Department of Education, University Campus, is the oldest of the 36 Central Departments currently in existence under Tribhuvan University. This is located in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, near to central office premises of the University.

The Central Department of Education is under Faculty of Education, TU. Among 36 central departments of Tribhuvan University, this department is the only department that has 14 different departments. In total, this department comprises 19 different departments.

The 19 Departments are:

  1. Department of Curriculum and Evaluation
  2. Department of Economics Education
  3. Department of Education Planning and Management
  4. Department of English Language Education
  5. Department of Foundation of Education
  6. Department of Geography Education
  7. Department of Health
  8. Department of History Education
  9. Department of Mathematics Education
  10. Department of Nepali Language Education
  11. Department of Political Science Education
  12. Department of Science Education
  13. Department of Special Need Education
  14. Department of Instruction
  15. Department of Student Welfare and Examination
  16. Department of Teaching Practice
  17. Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  18. Department of Social Studies
  19. Department of Physical Education

The Central Department of Education consists of a collective of 114 teaching faculty members and 34 staff. Additionally, students working on their theses are also affiliated with this department.

Every Department here is in fact Central, the only of its kind in the nation ,performing in full capacity as any Central Department is doing –from teaching to research ,from syllabus designing to playing a leading role in the disciplined concerned .The Research Management cell (RMC)under the central department publishes journals /bulletins ,organization talking program addressed each activities .

All Departments are trying to introduce new programs in consonance with the demand of the students, of their parents, of the time, of the nation and of the all-encompassing globalization process. For instance, we have Computer Science course in Mathematics Education for the Master’s level students. We have GIS courses at the Department of Geography. We have run semester system in master level from the academic year we are going to start master’s degree in ICTE in next academic year. We have planned to start online course in distance mode in English language Education and Mathematics education also Departments to establish an all equipped resource center. In this way every Department likes to grow ,has potential to grow ,want to distinguish itself by way of performance –research and total academics. Every Department is eager to introduce new programmers and use modern techniques in teaching by using gadgets like multimedia projectors and computer, etc.