GEMS School

Dhapakhel, Lalitpur



GEMS Institute of Higher Education, the higher section of Graded English Medium School (GEMS), was established in 2008 with the prime objective of providing higher level education from Pre-university to Masters level degree courses.

Currently, GEMS Institute of Higher Education offers Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) A Level, an internationally benchmarked qualification of the University of Cambridge, UK and Plus 2 Science and Management programmes affiliated to National Examination Board (NEB), Nepal. 

Unver the CAIE A Level, both Science and Non-Science (Management and Humanities) courses are offered with various options so that students can make a choice as per their interest and career goals. Plans are afoot to introduce Bachelor's and Masters' level programmes in Management, Bio-technology and Information Technology (IT) in the future. A separate team of professional administer all the programmes. The higher education facilities of GEMS are located within the campus of the main complex of the high school at Khumaltar, Dhapakhel, which is 1.5 kilometer away from Satdobato, Lalitpur.


GEMS Institute of Higher Education (GIHE) envisions becoming an autonomous and leading higher education institution within ten years, offering a wide range of high-quality education from pre-university to the University level.

Salient Features

GIHE has infrastructure of an international standard supported by the latest technology and state-of-the art facilities. Classrooms are spacious with multimedia facilities.

All the science laboratories viz. Botany, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics are fully equipped with high quality apparatus for practical classes.

A computer lab and a well-stocked library have been set-up with the latest editions of books and reference materials.

A wide choice of journals, periodicals, and broadband internet facility is available in the library for supporting the students’ study and research.

A separate multimedia room equipped with an interactive board is at the teachers’ disposal to supplement their lectures with visual aids.

Admission Guidelines

Eligibility for A Level Study

Students should have passed the secondary Education Examination (SEE) or equivalent examination in order to be eligible for A Level study. Students who have scored above 60% or grade B in English, Science, C. Maths (Plus Optional Maths for Science stream applicants) in the school's internal SEE qualifying/Class X annual examinations are eligible to apply for A Level in Science and Non-science streams.

Admission is granted to shortlisted students after entrance examination and interview on condition thata copy of the SEE mark-sheet, along with the character certificate, is submitted to the college office within the first week from the date of the publication of the SEE results, failing which admissionwill be cancelled, and the amount deposited during admission will be forfeited.

Copies of the following documents must be submitted at the time of submission of the completed application form.

  1. Mark sheet of SEE qualifying I Class X internal examination of the school.
  2. Two recent passport size coloured photographs.
  3. Certificates of awards or scholarships earned at school, if any.
  4. Migration Certificate (Applicable for the students from boards other than SEE).
  5. A sealed recommendation letter from the principal/vice principal or a teacher of the school last attended (can also be submitted via emaildirectly to addressed to the coordinator).


Once the student is admitted to the College, admission fees, including annual fees, will not be refunded in case of cancellation or withdrawal of the admission.


i. Only students who are shortlisted from the written examination as well as the interview will be called for admission. Admission must be completed within the stipulated time mentioned, failing which seats will be offered to candidates on the waiting list.

2. Management may ask students at any point in time to bring original transcripts for verification.Therefore, students are strongly advised to keep alloriginal certificates ready for authentication as and when demanded, possibly even after admission.

  • It is atthe Institution's discretionto disqualifyanapplicant for notsubmitting the required documents on timeor for providing false information.
  • Supporting documents and information provided in the application form play an important role in the selection process for your admission at GEMS. We analyze your academic background, potential, achievements and credentials. and your career plans from your application form. Hence. please provide detailed information about yourself and your academic background. Your application shall be thoroughly scrutinized, and the decision regarding your admission shall be made on the information provides by you.
  • The decision of the admission committee regarding all matters of admission is final and can not be disputed.
    • Written examination will consist of multiple choice questions to test the aptitude and critical thinking ability,except for a subjective section of the English paper.


Eligible candidates will have to sit for a written examination.

Please note the following:

1. Questions will be based on Secondary level curriculum.Only candidates who qualify in the written entrance examination will be called for an interview.


2. Candidates must come for interview on the stipulated date and time.

3.They must bring along the required documents.

4.Admission is granted after final shortlisting of the candidates following the interview.

The following subjects are offered at GIHE:

1. General Paper(AS)

6. Accounti ng

11. Art andDesign

2. Physics

7- Business

12. Applied ICTfor Non-science only

3. Chemistry

8. Economics

13. Computer Science

4. Biology

9. Sociology


5. Mathematics

10. Psychology



GEMS institute of higher education offers full and partial scholarships to meritorious students on the basis of their academic performance under various categories as mentioned below:

# Particulars Fee Heading Scholarship
1 GEMS topper (First, Second/ third) Admission 100
Tuition 100
2 Above 3.5 to 4 GPA in the SLC and entrance performance Admission 60
Tuition 50
3 GEMS entrance exam top 3 will be awarded full scholarship on admission but tuition as per rank. Admission 100
Tuition* 100/ 75/ 50
4 Elite Athelete Scholarship Admission 100
Tuition** 50
5 GEMS SLC graduates Admission 25
  1. In addition, students, who stand first, second and third in the terminal examinations, will be awarded 100, 75 and 50 percent scholarships in monthly tuition fee for the next four months beginning from the month of Kartik. However, the same will be withdrawn if the performance falls below previous terms.
  2. If the performance of the student in any internal examination is not satisfactory, the scholarship granted will be cancelled at any time.
  3. Decisions regarding the awards of all scholarship schemes are strictly under the jurisdiction of the college management.
  4. The management reserves the rights to change its scholarship schemes without any prior notice.
  5. In order to continuously avail of oneself of the scholarship, the students must maintain good academic standard on a regular basis throughout the academic session.

* Must have a consistent 75% or more in all internal examinations for continuation of the tuition fee waiver or it will be withdrawn.

# Must have a consistent 40% or more in all internal examinations for continuation of the tuition fee waiver or it will be withdrawn.