Tribhuvan University

The Central Administrative Office and the Central Campus of the university are located on the north eastern facade of Kirtipur, an ancient and small town located five kilometers away from Kathmandu city centre. 

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (9)
Humanities (5)
Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Engineering & Technology (4)
Law (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Education & Training (1)



Tribhuvan University (TU),  established in 1959, is the first national institution of higher education in Nepal. 


There are five institutes and four faculties under which 40 central departments, 62 constituent campuses, and 1062 affiliated colleges in different disciplines are running. Likewise, there are four research centres in TU Being one of the largest universities in the world in terms of its size and the diversity of programmes, it has been able to fulfill the requirements of large number of students.


Tribhuvan University is committed  to makeing it a source of knowledge and the centre of quality education, setting up a culture of learning in the country and promoting the notion of national and global peace and harmony. Recently,  has started semester system in master's degree courses and is in the process of introducing this system in undergraduate level too.

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Library services

Tribhuvan University Central Library (TUCL), considered the biggest library in Nepal, was established in 1959 along with the university with the sole purpose of helping the university in attaining its objectives. At the time of its establishment, TUCL had a meager collection of only a few hundred books. 

Student Life

Sports facilities

TU has established Student Welfare and Sports Directorate to focus on students’ welfare and sports, and their cultural and social activities for physical and intellectual development. The Directorate is led by Executive Director.

Student Reviews

Aayush Gautam rated 5 out of 5 stars

One of the best university in the country. Choose TU for the master's study in forestry.

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Amir Rai rated 3 out of 5 stars

The teaching method is old traditional. Instead of modern technical methomd, it's old and impractical way. Not really helpful in real world.

Research in solid state physics
Ram Luitel rated 5 out of 5 stars

Im one of the physics teacher and now a days also I'm teaching.

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