Established 1959
Chancellor Prime Minister of Nepal
Vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Madhav Prasad Sharma
Registrar Prof.Dr. Bhima Raj Adhikaree
Location Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
WebPages http://www.tribhuvan-university.edu.np/
Contact Phone: (977-1) 4330433
Fax: (977-1) 4331964
E-mail: vcoffice@healthnet.org.np

About Tribhuvan University
Tribhuvan University (TU) is a public university in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal. Established in 1959, TU is the oldest of the five universities in Nepal. A huge number of students, approximately 272,746 from all over Nepal and abroad, make it the biggest university in Nepal and 22nd biggest in the world.

The University provides both undergraduate and graduate education. Currently, more than 2,400 courses are offered, of which 300 are for intermediate level courses (equivalent to Higher Secondary School), 1,079 are for undergraduate and 1,000 are for Postgraduate programs. The university has 65 integral colleges and more than 200 affiliated colleges throughout the country. Since it is government financed, it is less expensive than other private universities.

Tribhuvan University (TU) was named after Late King Tribhuvan. Established in 1959, it is the oldest University in Nepal.

Academics
During its 48 years, the state-owned university has expanded its programs in different disciplines. There are five technical institutes and four non-technical faculties, which offer 300 courses in certificate, 1079 courses in bachelor and 1000 courses in master level. Currently, the total courses offered by the university number more than 2400.

Both technical and non-technical Ph.D. programs are available in different disciplines. TU offers a variety of courses of study as required by the nation. TU decided to offer Biotechnology, Dietician, e-MBA, Distance Learning Courses at the Master Level and an M.A. in Conflict Peace and Development. M. Phil courses have been started in the faculty of Management, Humanities and Education.

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