History of Tribhuvan University

May 10, 2023

In the heart of the beautiful and historic city of Kirtipur lies a symbol of Nepal's commitment to education and academic excellence - Tribhuvan University. Founded in 1959, it is the first and oldest national institution of higher education in Nepal and has since grown into the largest and most prestigious university in the country.

As the gateway to higher education for countless Nepalese students over the past six decades, Tribhuvan University has played a critical role in shaping the intellectual and professional landscape of Nepal. Its alumni include some of the most accomplished scholars, researchers, entrepreneurs, and leaders in various fields, and its faculty members are renowned for their expertise and contributions to cutting-edge research and teaching.

In this documentary produced by Edusanjal, we invite you to journey back in time and explore the fascinating history of Tribhuvan University - from its humble beginnings as a small institution with just 14 students and 9 faculty members to its current status as a bustling and dynamic university with over 400,000 students, 62 constituent campuses, and more than 1,000 affiliated colleges.

Through rare archival footage, insightful interviews, and captivating storytelling, we trace the university's evolution and growth over the past six decades and shed light on the challenges and triumphs that have shaped its identity and mission. Join us as we discover the untold stories of Tribhuvan University, and celebrate its rich legacy of academic excellence, innovation, and service to the nation and beyond.