TU urges colleges to run physical classes

September 17, 2021 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Tribhuvan University (TU) has urged the campuses affiliated to it to run physical classes from Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Tribhuvan University (TU) is conducting the examinations of students of bachelor levels in their physical presence after a hiatus of almost 15 months from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Tribhuvan University has started giving the degree recognition and equivalency service of the educational certificates obtained from other national and foreign universities and educational institutions through online medium.

KATHMANDU, June 24: As cases of COVID-19 decrease and prohibitory orders eased across the country, Tribhuvan University has decided to resume all the suspended undergraduate and graduate examinations from July 20.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Tribhuvan University (TU) is preparing to conduct all the examinations that have been suspended for the last 19 months by mid-August, according to Dharmakanta Baskota, vice chancellor at the TU.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Tribhuvan University has decided to postpone all the scheduled examinations owing to the escalating risk of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, April 23: Experts have said that any policy of the government should seek to foster the culture of research, development and innovation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Tribhuvan University (TU) is all set to resume the physical classes starting Mid-march, nearly after a year.

The very idea of requiring a written qualifying exam for a PhD is by definition absurd since nobody could qualify as the examiner.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Only 83 students will participate in Tribhuvan University’s 46th convocation ceremony that is set to happen on Dec 21. The decision was made amid the risk of COVID-19 transmission in Nepal. Although the Office of the Controllers of Examinations had decided to graduate 338 students with MPhil, PhD degrees and gold medalists, not all of them filled the forms.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Tribhuvan University (TU) has closed all regular services of all campuses and started work from home.  TU, which had postponed all examinations as well as closed teaching learning activities from March 24 due to COVID-19, has decided to close regular services of all campuses across the nation including central office till August 31 from today after the increased risk of coronavirus infection.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Tribhuvan University has decided to postpone all its examination programs until further notice, a top TU official said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Tribhuvan University has decided to postpone the annual and semester-based exams until further notice.

KRITIPUR, Jan 8: The Tribhuvan University (TU) has received 21 times more applications than the number of seats for which it had announced vacancy earlier towards administration service.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7 : The Tribhuvan University (TU) has increased the amount of medical expenses being given to its students by hundred percent beginning from the current fiscal year.

What ails TU?

August 29, 2019 01:05 am

Established in 1959, Tribhuvan University (TU) is a pioneer and highly esteemed institution of higher education in Nepal. It is one of the largest universities in the world in terms of number of students and national coverage. At present, there are 11 universities and six health institutions that provide higher education in Nepal. TU alone contributes to 80 percent share in this. TU has gained rich experiences of running programs and handling a large number of students.

Right proposal

August 27, 2019 02:05 am

The mess in Tribhuvan University—Nepal’s oldest public university where a vast majority of Nepalis go to pursue academic degrees—has run so deep and wide that, at times, it seems nobody will be able to intervene and bail it out of the current crisis. From extreme politicization to deteriorating quality of teaching and learning to dereliction of duty by the office bearers including professors and teachers to granting of affiliations to medical colleges without meeting infrastructure needs, TU has hogged the headlines for wrong reasons in recent times.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: As the position of vice-chancellor (VC) at Tribhuvan University (TU), the largest and oldest university of the country, remains vacant, several aspiring candidates are reaching out to influential politicians to get the coveted position.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Tribhuvan University to bring educational programs to produce capable human resources in order to fulfill country's need.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Wednesday filed a corruption case against 10 officials at the Tribhuvan University (TU) Service Commission including its head for tampering with the answer sheets to alter the results of their relatives and acquaintances who had applied for different permanent positions at the university.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Registrar of Tribhuvan University(TU) Dilli Ram Upreti has said the mistake made in publishing the results of the exam taken by Surendra Koirala was caused by human error.

CHITWAN, June 28: With the widening rift between Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) and Tribhuvan University (TU) on land, AFU's bid to construct its building at Forestry Campus, Hetauda, Makawanpur, has adjourned.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Lawmakers speaking in the 'special hour' of the meeting of the House of Representatives today vociferously protested to the alleged tampering of the marks secured by a university student in the final examination to make him eligible for a gold medal.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The International Conference on Internationalization of University Education organized by Tribhuvan University has adopted a 17-point declaration regarding reforms in higher education.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Spin duo Lalit Rajbanshi and Pawan Sarraf shared eight wickets between them propelling Nepal Police Club to a four-wicket win, to lift the title against Tribhuvan Army Club in the final of the third edition of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament held at the Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Skipper Prithu Baskota played an experienced hand of unbeaten 32 runs to help Armed Police Force Club (APF) close the match against Sudur Paschim by three wickets during the Prime Minister Cup One-Day Cricket Tournament in a Group A match played at Tribhuvan University (TU) Cricket Ground at Kirtipur on Monday.

Administratively dead

May 28, 2019 01:30 am

Just as TU is devoid of its intellectual life, it is destitute of its administrative life too. I, therefore, declare administrative death of TU

KATHMANDU, May 27: Two student unions have continued their relay hunger strike, demanding that the Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) be scrapped and political intervention in Tribhuvan University (TU) be stopped immediately.

'TU deceived physics students'

May 22, 2019 04:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Institute of Science and Technology (IOST) at Tribhuvan University (TU) has deceived students of the Central Department of Physics by not retaking the exams in Quantum Mechanics despite assurances to cancel the exams in which questions were asked from outside the syllabus.

KATHMANDU, May 22: A complaint was filed on Tuesday at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) against alleged misuse of USAID funds by the officials of the Central Department of Anthropology (CDA), Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, May 16: Officials of the Central Department of Anthropology, Tribhuvan University (TU) have been found embezzling funds provided by the USAID.

Saving TU from infamy

May 14, 2019 02:00 am

Tribhuvan University has been in the news this week again, again not for good reasons. Most of the candidates to pass written examinations of Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) have been the close relatives of politicians linked mostly with ruling Nepal Communist Party or top officials of the university.

KATHMANDU, May 12:  Nepal’s Tribhuvan University has been ranked 251st to 300th on the list of Asia’s top universities published by the United Kingdom-based The Times Higher Education. TU’s ranking reached 801st to 1000th in the world.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Tribhuvan University, the country's oldest public university, has arrears amounting to over Rs 21.12 billion to be cleared in the two fiscal years, fiscal year 2017/18 and current fiscal year 2018/19, according to a report made public by the Office of the Auditor General.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Private medical colleges under the Tribhuvan University have agreed to return within a month fees that were charged illegally. An agreement was reached between the university and the medical colleges on Thursday in the presence of student organizations and officials from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, according to MoEST sources.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Private medical colleges have been finally agreed to return the amount they additionally charged from students and give students deprived of filling up the exam form earlier second chance till tomorrow to complete the process.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The Tribhuvan University (TU) has started preparations to hold the elections of the Free Students Unions (FSU) at its colleges.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Though the National Medical Education Bill, which was recently approved from both houses of parliament, paves the way for new private medical colleges outside the Kathmandu Valley, Tribhuvan University (TU) and Kathmandu University (KU) are firm not to issue new affiliations in line with the new law due to their "limited capacity" to supervise the colleges affiliated to them.

TU holds 44th convocation

January 1, 2019 07:22 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Tribhuvan University (TU) held its 44th convocation on Monday. Out of the total 73,901 graduates who passed between June 1, 2017 and June 14, 2018, from the TU colleges, about 10,000 took part in the convocation ceremony held on the premises of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk, on Monday.

TU's 44th Convocation to be held tomorrow

December 30, 2018 19:09 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 30:  The Tribhuvan University (TU) is going to hold the 44th convocation for the 56th Grace List tomorrow on the premises of Pulchowk Engineering College in Pulchwok, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: At the ongoing three-day general convention of the Tribhuvan University Teachers’ Association (TUTA), the teachers working on contract basis at the university prevented candidates vying for office bearer positions from filing their candidacies.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: School of Management, Tribhuvan University (TU) successfully completed its second session of Hult Prize on Sunday. Students tackle United Nations “For Us By Us: The Global Youth Unemployment” Challenge as per a press statement released by School of Management, TU.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Nepali Congress' student wing, Nepal Students Union, has padlocked the office of the TU vice-chancellor and other senior officials at Kirtipur alleging massive financial irregularities in the issuance of permission to run Bachelor's in Computer Applications (BCA) courses to 116 private colleges. The permissions were granted in September.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The student enrollment rate at the country's oldest varsity, Tribhuvan University, which significantly dwindled in the past, has been slightly improving in the recent years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Tribhuvan University (TU) has stopped accepting forms for private examinations under its Master's Degree courses. The move comes in line with the decision taken by the country's largest and oldest university in mid-February to scrap the courses.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: South Africa cricket legend Jonty Rhodes along with former West Indies and Afghanistan coach Ryan Maron arrived in Nepal a week ago to lead a 10-day high-performance coaching camp for select few young players at TU international cricket ground, Kathmandu, organized by Sports ED and Nepal Cricket School (NCS).

TU in governing board

November 12, 2018 19:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 12 : The Alliance of International Science Organisations in the Belt and Road Region has elected the Tribhuvan University as member of its governing board.

PM Oli leaves hospital

November 3, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was discharged from TU Teaching Hospital on Friday evening.

NVC exposes irregularities at TU

November 2, 2018 07:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: A study conducted by the National Vigilance Centre has exposed anomalies and irregularities prevailing in the oldest university in the country-Tribhuvan University (TU)- including the shirking of the duties by the lecturers and professors of the University.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: A study conducted by the National Vigilance Centre has exposed anomalies and irregularities prevailing in the oldest university in the country-Tribhuvan University (TU)- including the shirking of the duties by the lecturers and professors of the University.