The Central Department of Education, University Campus, is the oldest of the 38 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, and has 16 Departments, 3 of them perform semi academic /administrative function, whereas remaining 13 are full-fledged academic Departments.
The 16 Departments are:
The Central Department of Education is the richest one in terms of human resources and student enrollment .currently 184 staff member (132 teaching +52 non-teaching )apart from 30 part -time ,daily wages employee ,altogether 3554 student from different part of nation .Besides that the student who are writing thesis are also attached 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.