ME in Computer Engineering - Kathmandu University

Nepal Engineering Council

Kathmandu University


2 year(s)

The Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering prepares students for leadership roles in all facets of computer engineering education and research activities. This program aims to provide engineering manpower of high academic excellence well suited to the job market.

Salient features

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q. Do you have part-time or evening graduate progams?
    • A. No. Kathmandu University only offer Full Time programs.
  • Last time I was rejected. Can I apply this time?
    • Yes. Kathmandu University encourage you to apply.
  • Can KU waive or defer the application fee?
    • No. You must pay application fee. Otherwise, your application will not be processed.
  • Will I be notified if something is missing from my application?
    • Yes. University will contact you. But University encourage to check every documents before you submit.
  • Will I be notified about Interview List and Admission List?
    • Yes. KU publish the list of applicants in its We will also get information in your mail.
  • What is the cost of each graduate program?
    • NRs. 297000 (2 Lakhs Ninety Seven Thousand)
  • Does Department accept transfer credit?
    • No.
  • Is transportation service available to graduate students?
    • No. You have to either use your own vehicle or stay near by University.
  • Is hostel service available to graduate students?
    • No. You have to rent a room outside University.
  • How do I pay my regular tuition fee?
    • Department provides you a fee structure page to every student. You have to deposit the amount as mentioned in fee structure – 3 or 4 times a year.
  • How do I apply for Teaching Assistantship?
    • To apply for TAship, you first need to be graduate student. Department will announce the vacancy for Teaching Assistant later. Every one graduate student of KU are eligible to apply.
  • What is Formula Funding and how do I apply for it?
    • Formula Funding is the Full Scholarship provided by University Grants Commission (UGC). Only 10% of total student in each program will receive this scholarship. Department will announce the Notice in October/November. Every student is eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Can I defer my admission?
    • Yes, you can. But you will NOT be refunded.
  • Whom can I contact if I have specific question?
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Completion of a four year undergraduate program in the field of Computer Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering with the score of at least 50% in aggregate or CGPA 2.5.

Curricular structure

Curriculum ME in Computer Engineering (KU)

Semester and Subjects Semester and Subjects

Semester I 15 Credits

Mathematical Foundation for Computer Science

Advanced Software Engineering

Computer Networks and Architecture

Elective 1

Elective 2

Semester II 15 Credits

Advanced Programming Techniques

Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Elective 3

Elective 4

Project 1

Semester III 15 Credits

Advanced Database Management System

Elective 5

Elective 6

Project 2

Semester IV 15 Credits


The elective subjects include Tools and Techniques for Research Projects, Information Theory and Coding, Human Computer Interaction. Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems, Geographic Information System, Computer Graphics, Software Architecture, Microprocessor-based system Design, High Speed Networks, Software Reuse, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Distributed Systems, Cryptography, Knowledge Engineering and Expert Systems, e-Commerce, Social Impacts of Engineering System, Network Programming, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Information Privacy and Accuracy, Management of Information System, Engineering Economics, Random Processes.