ME in Communication Engineering

ME in Communication Engineering

2 years
  • 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



Salient Features

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. 

Selection Procedure:

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 Criteria

Admission Test Syllabus - Master of Engineering in Communications Engineering

  1. 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
  2. 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) 
  3. 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)
  4. Electromagnetics [15%] Uniform Plane Waves, Transmission Lines, Waveguides, Antennas and Radiating Systems 
  5. Electronic Devices [15%] Diodes, Bipolar Junction Transistor, Field Effect Transistor, Power Amplifiers, Operational Amplifiers 
  6. Mathematics[15%] Calculus and Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Complex Variables, Statistics and Probability