- Fee: NPR 395000
Master of Engineering in Communications Engineering is a two-year full time program of Kathmandu University offered in Kathmandu University, School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Fees and Payment Information
Total course fee for the two year (4 semesters) study period is fee, which excludes NRs 10,000/NRs 3 95 caution money and NRs 1000/,000 /(ordinary Nepalese student per year medical insurance) for ordinary Nepalese students.
The fee for sponsored candidate is 1.5 times the ordinary fee. Fee for SAARC country international candidate is 1.5 times the regular fee and for other country is 2.0 times the regular fee. Extension of period of study may subject to requirement of payment of additional fees for the extended study period.
Financial Aid and Scholarship/Assistantship
After admission, students can apply for UGC formula funding based scholarship as stated in the MoU between KU and UGC. Under the MoU, to attract bright and needy students, university may waive fees for up to 20% of the students in specific Master Programs.
The government subsidy will cover the amount of fees waived. The Government may however choose to cap the maximum enrolment for which this arrangement will apply. Graduate students are in general given opportunity of teaching assistantships or research assistantship based on their status, ability, experience, and need of the enrolled departments. The assistantships are generally provided to cover part of the fees of the student unless otherwise agreed.
Additional sponsorship, scholarship or assistantship may be available depending on availability of such provision for any particular program. Contact the responsible department for such provisions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics or Electronics and Communication Engineering with minimum 50% in aggregate or minimum CGPA of 2.0 (on a 4 point grading system) from any recognized institutions.
Admission Test: Admission test will be conducted consisting of written test and interview. Written test will have subjective questions (50 marks) and objective questions (20 marks). The test modality may change if the written test is to be conducted online, and shall be informed. Applicants who have passed the written test will only be called for the interview. The Interview performance will bear 30 marks. To be eligible for the admission applicant must score 50 marks in total (written as well as interview).
Admission Test Syllabus - Master of Engineering in Communications Engineering
- Signal and Systems [15%] Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems, Fourier series and Fourier Transform, Fourier Analysis for Discrete Time Signals and Systems, Noise, Energy and Power, Sampling of Continuous Signals, Discrete Time Signals and Systems
- Digital Signal Processing [20%] Z-Transform, Discrete filters. Finite Duration Impulse Response (FIR) Digital Filters, Infinite Impulse Response (IIR) Digital Filters, Discrete Fourier Transform, Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
- Analog and Digital Communication [20%] Communication Channels Overview, Linear Modulation, Angle Modulation, Noise in Communication Systems, Digital Modulation Techniques, Information Theory and Coding, Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), Delta Modulation (DM)
- Electromagnetics [15%] Uniform Plane Waves, Transmission Lines, Waveguides, Antennas and Radiating Systems
- Electronic Devices [15%] Diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistor, Field Effect Transistor, Power Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers
- Mathematics[15%] Calculus and Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Complex Variables, Statistics and Probability