Bachelor of Arts in Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology

Bachelor of Arts in Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology

4 years

BA in Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA) is a four years course under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The course of study is designed to provide extensive knowledge in history, culture, religion, art, architecture, archaeology, epigraphy, numismatics, and cultural tourism to the students. 

On the completion of the course, the graduates shall be qualified to appear in competitive examinations for officials in different government and non government institutions and organizations, including the Departments of Archaeology and Tourism and the Ministries of Education and Culture, and to study the Master's degree course in different disciplines. 


 Candidates, who have succeeded in any of the following examinations, can appear in the entrance test of the NeHCA:

  1. Proficiency Certificate of TU in any subjects.
  2. Grade 12 in any discipline and subjects of National Examination Board. Nepal Government equivalent examination from any institution recognized by TU.

Curricular Structure

Students are required to take Compulsory English in the first and the third years and Compulsory Nepali in the second year. University offers Alternative English in the second year for International students as an alternative to Compulsory Nepali.

Compulsory Subjects:

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

C.Eng.401 Reading and Writing in English

C.Nep.402 Compulsory Nepali

C. Eng.403 Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines


Alt. Eng. 402 Alternative English

Curriculum Structure of Nepalese History, Culture, and Archaeology (NeHCA)

First Year 

  • NeHCA -421 Political and Cultural History of Nepal 
  • NeHCA -422 Nepalese Society and Culture

Second Year 

  • NeHCA -423 Art and Architecture
  • NeHCA -424-1 Prehistory & Archaeology
  • NeHCA -424-2  Hindu and Buddhist Philosophy ( For Private Students only) OR
  • NeHCA -424-3 Ancient Civilizations ( For Private Students only)

Third Year 

  • NeHCA-425 Epigraphy and Numismatics

Fourth Year 

  • NeHCA -426 Cultural Tourism
  • NeHCA -427  Research Methodology and Academic writing.
  • NeHCA -427 A. Research Methodology
  • NeHCA -427 B. Academic writing 
  • NeHCA-410 Nepalese Cultural Heritage (Elective)

Curriculum details of BA in Nepalese History, Culture, and Archaeology (NeHCA).pdf