Kathmandu University School of Science was started in July 1992. The mission of the School of Science is to produce scientific manpower of high caliber in order to attain academic excellence and continuously develop research facilities to benefit both individuals and institutions. It also aims at providing consulting services to the public at large. It has altogether four departments. They are Environmental Science and Engineering, Biotechnology, Pharmacy and Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics).
It offers Bachelor in Pharmacy, B.Sc in Computational Mathematics, B.Sc Applied Physics, B.Sc in Environmental Science, B.Sc Human Biology, B.Sc Computer Science, B.Tech Biotechnology, and B.Tech Environmental Engineering in Bachelor's Level. Similarly it offers Master in Pharmacy, M.Sc in Environmental Science, M.Sc Environment, M.Sc Physics, and Natural Resources, M.S by Research in Glaciology in Masters level, M.Tech Biotechnology in Masters Level and Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Environmental Science.
The mission of the School is to produce scientific manpower of high caliber in order to attain academic excellence and continuously develop research facilities to benefit both individuals and institutions. It also aims at providing consulting services to the public at large.
i) Scholarship for Undergraduate (UNG) students:
Kathmandu University School of Science (SOS) Scholarship:
It is focused for meritorious and needy (economically weak) students successfully admitted in KU UNG programs. For each 30 fee paying students, student will be admitted on full or partial scholarship (equivalent to the fee of one student).This scholarship is provided to 1st year students at the time of admission, first time on need basis and then based on their academic performance reviewing annually. They need to maintain a minimum total GPA of 3.0 to continue in each academic year. Also, it will not be regular for students who have to appear compartmental exams and who does not maintain discipline.
KU Educational Loan:
Under this category, an educational loan will be provided to the selected students enabling them to meet 25% to 50% of total fees charged by the university. This educational loan depends on available fund in each UNG program of SOS as per KU rule. It is required that the student must sign a contract paper with the university (as a bond paper) for its refund. Other conditions are same as that in KU scholarship. The number of this educational loan offered in this scheme depends upon the available educational loan fund which in turn is dependent on the return/payment of the loan received by students in earlier years.
ii) KU Graduate Assistantship:
This scholarship is focused for M.Sc. / M.S. by research, M. Phil. and Ph.D. students of SOS based on their academic performance or expertise. In this category, student is provided teaching assistantship to waive the tuition fee.