BSc in Computational Mathematics

BSc in Computational Mathematics

4 years
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Fee (Tentative)NPR 820,000

 B.Sc in Computational Mathematics is offered in Department of Mathematics of Kathmandu University. This interdisciplinary program mostly sits at the intersection of Mathematics and Computer Science. In this program, students will gain rigorous mathematical knowledge and develop efficient computational skils to break down every complex real-world problems.

Student enrolled in this program will be exposed to wide range of problems in Science, Engineering, Technology and Industries. Graduates of this program will be able to deploy a wide range of mathematical and computational techniques effectively and efficiently to solve the problems. The programs enhances and maintains the relevant software tools; and communicates results of complex modeling and simulation to end-users.

Kathmandu University has launched B.Sc in Mathematics with specialization in Computer in 199 and as a continuation of this program KU has started B.Sc in Computational Mathematics since 2017 with updated curriculum structure for the first time in South Asia.

It is a degree which prepares a student either for direct employment in industries or for higher studies in Mathematics and IT fields after graduation.

Salient Features

  • Qualified human resource persons
  • A practical and computational based problem solving approach of learning
  • Four years program compatible with international standards
  • Regular tutorial classes
  • Internships in industries
  • A foundation for those wishing to pursue further study and research
  • A foundation of scientific methodology and computational skills as per the demand of employers


10+2 (or equivalent) examinations with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) or Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science (PMCs). 


Minimum 2.4 GPA in aggregate and minimum C+ in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM)  or Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science (PMCs) and minimum C in other subjects. 


Students who have completed +2 in Biology stream must have taken additional mathematics course and passed it with cumulative PCM of 50% or 2.4 GPA to be eligible for the indicated programs. 

Admission Criteria

Candidates are required to appear for Kathmandu University Common Admission Test (KUCAT) and will be offered admission based on rank in KUCAT result in all merit seats and in the quota seats. The admission test will be conducted in the mode of Computer-Based Test (CBT) as described in the KUCAT CBT Information.


Scholarships are available for meritorious and financially weak students as per KU provision. The application for scholarship has to be submitted after the admission with necessary documents. In each program or subject area, one tuition fee waiving scholarship (2 for program with 60 intake capacity) will be available for the first semester based on KUCAT CBT score. Highest merit based scholarship after first semester will be based on Semester Grade Point Average obtained by students in the class.

Job Prospects

  • Industries (IT & Software)
  • Academic Institutes/ Research Centers
  • Financial Sectors
  • Data Scientist
  • Higher Studies in Mathematics and IT related fields

Curricular Structure

BSc in Computational Mathematics is a blending of Mathematics and Computer Science. The curricular structure and the weightage is as follows:

  1. Fundamental (12%)
  2. Mathematics (40%)
  3. Computer (25%)
  4. Engineering (11%)
  5. Project Work (10%)
  6. Elective (2%)