Kathmandu University School of Arts Admission Test (KUSAAT)

KUSAAT is a 90-minute written entrance exam conducted by KUSOA (Kathmandu University School of Arts) followed by an interview.

KUSAAT is necessary for students trying to apply for programs offered by Kathmandu University School of Arts, National College, Dhumbarahi and St. Xaviers College.

Normal Fee: n/a
Late Fee: n/a
Opens at  2023-06-15
Closes at   2023-07-14
Full Marks: N/A
Pass Marks: N/A
Exam Type: Paper-based
Question Type: Objective
Number of Questions: N/A
Duration:1 hours30 Minutes
Negative Marking: N/A


Applicants must have 10+2 or equivalent degree in any discipline with minimum aggregate of 45% or minimum 2.0 GPA in aggregate with minimum D+ in all the subjects.

All candidates must appear and pass the Kathmandu University School of Arts Admission Test (KUSAAT) for the enrollment in these programs

  1. Bachelor in Community Development (BCD)
  2. Bachelor in Development Finance (BDFin)
  3. Bachelor in Development Studies (BDevS)
  4. Bachelor of Social Sciences (BoSS)
  5. Bachelor in Psychology (BPsych)
  6. Bachelor in Media Studies
  7. Bachelor in Economics
  8. Bachelor in Yogic Science and Wellbeing
  9. Bachelor of Arts in Music
  10. Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  11. Bachelor of Craft and Design


KUSAAT consists of 4 sections. 

  1. General Knowledge 
  2. Math (IQ)
  3. English
  4. Nepali