Kathmandu University (KU) (Nepali: à¤•à¤¾à¤ à¤®à¤¾à¤£à¥à¤¡à¥Œ à¤µà¤¿à¤¶à¥à¤µà¤µà¤¿à¤¦à¥à¤¯à¤¾à¤²à¤¯) is a university in Nepal. It is the third oldest university in Nepal, located in Dhulikhel of Kavrepalanchok District, about 30 km east of Kathmandu. It was established in 1991 with the motto “Quality Education for Leadership.” KU operates through its seven schools, and from campuses in Dhulikhel, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of fields._x000D_ _x000D_ Prof. Dr. Subodh Sharma was appointed as registrar of the university in 2018_x000D_ The precursor to the university, Kathmandu Valley Campus (a private campus under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University) was established in 1985, which provided courses in Intermediate of Science (ISc) level. The proposal to establish the university was discussed in the Parliament later, and it was approved through an Act on 11 December 1991._x000D_ _x000D_ The university provides undergraduate to postgraduate programs in the fields of engineering, science, management, arts, education, law, and medical sciences. It provides undergraduate courses in engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Environmental, Geomatics, Architecture ), Science (Biotechnology, Computer Science, Environmental science, Pharmacy, Human biology, Computational Mathematics & Applied physics), Management (Bachelors in Business Administration, executive MBA, Masters in Business Administration …), Arts (music, media, community development, fine art, and economics), medical science(MBBS, MD/MS, Mch/DM in various medical specialties and subspecialties, BSc Nursing, PCL Nursing, Bachelor in Nursing, BSc Midwifery, Bachelor in Physiotherapy BDS). Chemical Engineering first time in Nepal. Graduate courses in science, engineering, pharmacy, development and business administration are also offered.
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