Kathmandu university: Four-Year Program in BACHELOR IN ECONOMICS -fall session 2013

School of Arts of Kathmandu University announces opening of admissions for a Four-Year Program in BACHELOR IN ECONOMICS for the Fall Session of 2013.

The program provides students with:

  • Basic understanding of the functioning of the modern economy,
  • Capacity to analyze the cause and consequences of economic changes,
  • Understanding of policy changes and linkages of Nepal’s economy with the rest of the world,
  • Skills related to economic forecasting, and
  • Employability skills such as leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem solving.
The entire course is highly participatory and practice-oriented, and students are expected to take leadership in field related activities as well as in class discussions.


Eligibility: Applicants must have 10+2 or equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate score of 45 percent or CGPA 2.0 out of 4.Applicants who have passed Class XI and are waiting for the Class XII results can also apply for a provisional admission. However, they will have to produce the proof of having passed the exam before the commencement of the course.


Application form for the program can be obtained from KU School of Arts (KUSOA) at Hattiban. The form can also be downloaded from the official website of Kathmandu University (www.ku.edu.np).

Download Application Form [click here

Form distribution: June 17 to July 17, 2013

Last date for form submission: July 17, 2013

Entrance Examination: July 19, 2013


Contact Details:

School of Arts,

Hattiban Complex,

Hattiban, Lalitpur,

Tel: 5251294 / 5251306

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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.

It 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 46,846 square meters.

Within a period of 21 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, School of Education and School of Arts. In addition to 3695 students studying in its constituent campuses 7500 students are in its affiliated colleges.

The academic programs of the University are based on credit-semester system with continuous internal evaluations. The University has adopted 1 to 10 teacher–student ratio. However, KU is very cautious in recruitment of every single faculty or non-teaching staff. The staff strength at KU is 458 for teaching and 725 for nonteaching (Including Paramedical staff). The academic calendar of minimum 230 days is strictly adhered to; admission of students is based on merit, based on their score in the previous examination and written and oral entrance tests.


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