KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has announced plans to develop the Tribhuvan University cricket ground as an international-standard cricket ground.

KATHMANDU, May 26: A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University and the Idea Studio Nepal to boost educational entrepreneurship and start-ups.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The Tribhuvan University Office of the Examination Control has postponed its April 23 examinations.

KATHMANDU, March 21: National Assembly member Khimlal Devkota has accused the government of not being serious about improving the current sorry state of Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, March 19: After a long gap of 14 years, the Free Students Union (FSU) election in the constituent and affiliated campuses including the Central Campus of the Tribhuvan University (TU) is taking place today.

FSU Election: Things to Consider

March 19, 2023 08:35 am

The Free Student Union (FSU) election is taking place on Sunday in all constituents and affiliated campuses of Tribhuvan University (TU). The FSU usually advocates for student rights, academic growth, democracy, and freedom. However, looking over the past activities of the FSU and its leaders, there are things that students need to consider before casting their votes.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Filing of nomination papers of candidates standing in the Free Students Union (FSU) election for constituent campuses under Tribhuvan University is taking place today.

TU grappling with financial problems

January 6, 2023 10:50 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Tribhuvan University, the oldest university of Nepal, is facing financial problems. The government is blamed for not allocating enough budget, thus creating the situation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Tribhuvan University (TU) has prepared to hold the elections to free students unions (FSUs) on March 19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Election of the Free Students’ Union (FSU) under the Tribhuvan University (TU) will be held on March 19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5:  Tribhuvan University and the University of Nevada, Reno, USA, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote research and academic collaboration.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20; It has been a year since Safalta Shrestha, 24, passed her bachelor's degree in sociology. She wants to pursue a master’s degree in psychology. Tribhuvan University has a provision where one-year post graduate degree in psychology is compulsory for students of other faculties to pursue a master’s degree in psychology. But so far, Tribhuvan University has not been able to open admission for this subject. As a result, Shrestha said that she was not able to enroll for the subject during the August intake last year due to the inordinate delay on part of the university.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Samsung, a leading consumer electronics and smartphones brand, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Tribhuvan University (TU) Institute of Engineering (IoE) to train youth in Nepal on future tech skills such as artificial intelligence, big data, coding & programming and internet of things as part of its global CSR initiative ‘Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC)’.

TU demands security

August 28, 2022 13:59 pm

KATHMANDU, August 28: Tribhuvan University (TU) has demanded security from the government, stating that it has been receiving threats from a student union.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Member of the National Assembly Dil Kumari Rawal Thapa Parvati has said that the Nepali language should be used in the question papers of the examinations conducted by Tribhuvan University.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the Central Department of Population Studies (CDPS), Tribhuvan University (TU), has announced plans to launch a school on Migration Studies in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Tribhuvan University (TU) has decided to conduct all examinations postponed earlier due to fresh wave of the COVID-19 pandemic from February 13.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Devendra Poudel has directed the Office of the Controller of Examinations under Tribhuvan University (TU) to publish the results of the past exams without any further delay.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that it is the responsibility of the state to create an environment where talent can be utilized in the country and society by getting higher education easily and conveniently at the 47th Convocation ceremony of Tribhuvan University on Monday.

KATHMANDU, August 20: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Tribhuvan University (Nepal) and Tel Aviv University (Israel) in order to further strengthen cooperation between Nepal and Israel in the field of education, culture, technology, science and environment.

KATHMANDU, August 9: Everest Premier League (EPL) has secured Bajaj Pulsar as its title sponsor for EPL T20 cricket leauge, which is scheduled to begin from September 25 at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground.

"The lockdown caused by the corona virus has made the teaching of art very challenging. As it is a practical subject, we are discussing how to teach it online and through other means.”

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: Prime and St Lawrence College secured respective wins on the second day of the ongoing eighth edition of nationwide Tribhuvan University BSC-CSIT Cup T20 cricket tournament in Kathmandu on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Six former vice-chancellors of Tribhuvan University have urged the government to appoint the vice-chancellors and boards of trustees of the universities without further delay.

Revitalizing sociology and anthropology

January 22, 2020 09:57 am

Visual images are powerful mediums in understanding people and the society. They help us memorialize the events of the past from the present. Last Friday (January 17), I was in North Bengal University, Siliguri, to attend International Seminar on State-Society Relationship in the Himalayas—organized by Centre for Himalayan Studies. There I presented a paper on the trajectory of anthropologist Dor Bahadur Bista and his seminal work People of Nepal, published in 1967. Along with my presentation, I had planned to display some of the photographs of Bista. Unfortunately, I couldn’t do so due to a technical hitch that occurred during my presentation.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu, in association with Central Hindi Department under Tribhuvan University, organized an event to mark the Vishwa Hindi Diwas on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Indian Embassy in Kathmandu in association with Central Hindi Department under the Tribhuvan University organized a program to mark Vishwa Hindi Diwas, on Friday.

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 12: Students of the Bhairahawa-based Universal Medical College have padlocked the college demanding that the college return the additional fees it charged the students.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Senior cardiologist Dr Bhagawan Koirala has been appointed as the chairperson of Nepal Medical Council, while the outgoing chairman Dharma Kanta Baskota will take over the helm of Tribhuvan University.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Dharma Kanta Banskota has been appointed as the vice-chancellor of the Tribhuvan University.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4 A committee formed to recommend the new vice-chancellor of the Tribhuvan University (TU) has named three candidates including Dr Bhagwan Koirala.

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, July 18: Tribhuvan University and Nepal Police have reached an understanding to utilize the knowledge and expertise of academic sector to strengthen community security and conduct academic activities without any hindrances.

Reviving humanities

July 15, 2019 01:00 am

Deeper understanding of problem within humanities education in Nepal will help us identify the reason behind its decline in Tribhuvan University

KATHMANDU, July 9: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against three persons including a “master’s degree gold medalist of economics” Surendra Prasad Koirala and Tribhuvan University officials on the charge of mark sheet forgery.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepal Police has started a partnership with the country's oldest university, Tribhuvan University, in conducting research on various types of emerging crimes in society as a part of its newly-launched Community Police Partnership (CPP) program.

KATHMANDU, June 1: It has come to light that Prof Dr Dambar Dhoj Chemjong, head of the Central Department of Anthropology at Tribhuvan University, concealed a letter sent by the university's Executive Council regarding action against misuse of funds provided by USAID.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC) has promoted the university’s controversial registrar Dilli Ram Upreti, to a professor. A probe panel had found Registrar Upreti, among other officials, guilty of irregularities while issuing affiliations to private medical colleges a few years back, and had recommended to the government to take action against him.

Ailments of education

April 21, 2019 00:25 am

Awareness-raising and educating the people through mass media—by the government, its agents or by citizens—is one of the tools to lead the nation toward the progressive path. It is with this belief I bring up the anomalies in Tribhuvan University’s Master’s of Education program.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Province 3 has defeated Province 5 by 33 runs in the final match of the U-16 national cricket league played at Tribhuvan University cricket ground on Monday.

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, March 19: Two student unions -- All Nepal National Free Students Union and the All Nepal National Independent Students Union (Revolutionary) affiliated to the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) today padlocked the office of Tribhuvan University (TU) vice chancellor and of the IOM (Institute of Medicine).

KATHMANDU, March 12: PacProTec 2019, a premium show on packaging and food processing equipment, is being held from March 12 through 14 at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. The event is jointly organized by Messe India and Institute of Packaging Machinery Manufacturers of India, with support from ERM Concepts.

SANKHU, Feb 26 : Tribhuvan University in the results of BBS 3rd year- 2074 BS issued a notice that answer sheets of 69 students of Sindhuli Multiple Campus were missing, requiring them to sit for a re-examination.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Out of around 84,000 graduates under the Tribhuvan University (TU) campuses across the country, about 10,000 graduates will take part in the convocation ceremony to be held on TU campus in Kirtipur on December 31.

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 8: Nepal’s marquee cricket event Everest Premier League (EPL) is set to commence today with a match between last year’s winner Biratnagar Warriors led by Paras Khadka and Lalitpur Patriots led by Gyanendra Malla at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur.

It has been three days since Gamveera Sahani, a 72 year-old farmer, was admitted to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj. He complained of chest ache after which he was hospitalized. He was with his second wife Phulkesia Devi.

Hult Prize at Tribhuvan University

November 26, 2018 09:59 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Tribhuvan University, School of Management is to host ‘Hult Prize’ where students and young entrepreneurs tackle the United Nations ‘For Us by Us: The Global Youth Unemployment’ Challenge.