Kathmandu University


National University/Board


Kathmandu University (KU) was established in 1992 through private initiatives. It has also been playing major role in development of higher education. Kathmandu University is an autonomous, not-for-profit, non - government institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence. It is committed to develop leaders in professional areas through quality education.

Kathmandu University is located in a mountainous landscape in Dhulikhel Municipality about 30 kilometers east of Kathmandu (KTM) having round-the-year pleasant climate and panoramic Himalayan Views.
KU had a very modest start from a rented building at Tangal, Kathmandu. Now, it has been able to create a built up space of 35518 square meters.

Within a period of 15 years, KU has built not only reasonable infrastructure, but also established a track record of academic excellence. At present, the University offers various undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in science, engineering, medicine, management, education, arts, pharmacy, environment, music, human & natural resources, information technology and biotechnology through School of Science, School of Management, School of Engineering, School of Medical Sciences

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Offering Courses (107)

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Salient features

Students Enrollment Status of Kathmandu University

Fiscal Year

Student Detail (Numbers)

2012/13

13,327

2013/14

14,709