Master in Planning and Operation of Energy Systems

Master in Planning and Operation of Energy Systems

2 years
  • Fee:NPR 420,000

The master in planning and operation of Energy Systems is an ongoing international master’s program at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kathmandu University. The course is designed and targeted for professionals from nationals and internationals who want to have a career in energy sector in areas of Planning and operations.

The department has aimed to take 10 candidates in a batch and has offered four scholarships, two for the national candidate and two for the international candidate. If there are no international candidates and/or female candidates, the reserved seats for these categories will be considered under ‘Paying’ category.

Curriculum has been designed to focus on analysing energy systems from technical, commercial and policy standpoints, from generation of energy, storage and delivery. Students will explore energy finance, economics, energy markets and the operation of renewable and non-renewable energy systems.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Environment, Chemical Engineering or equivalent to above degree of engineering with 50% marks in aggregate or 2.5 CGPA (on a scale of 4.0) are eligible to apply.
  2. Minimum of one year of work experience in the related field
  3. Age: Below 40 years (preferably)
  4. Leave of absence from the job (Applicable only for the candidates nominated from the industry)


Admission Criteria

  1. All students must pass (secure at least 40 in total) both screening test and performance test. Pass mark for each test is 20.
  2. Scholarship will be awarded to the students securing the highest merits after the tests. Students applying under ‘Industrial Sponsorship’ category will not be considered for scholarship.
  3. Students who have applied under ‘Scholarship’ category but not selected in the screening will not be considered for admission under ‘Paying’ category.
  4. Admission of students under the ‘Paying’ category will be done in the order of their merits in the tests.
  5. For the seat under ‘Paying’ category reserved for female candidate, the female candidate securing the highest score will be selected.