KATHMANDU, March 29: The government has decided to close all educational institutions for four days owing to the weather emergency.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The government on Wednesday to close schools, colleges and childhood development centers till April 12 to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Nepal Education Fest 2019 festival will kick off from Friday at Bhrikutimandap, in Kathmandu. The two-day fair will provide information on colleges and courses targeted for Bachelor students for 2019.

CHITWAN, July 4: Students of Narayani Model Higher Secondary School say they are very happy and content with the quality of education they receive at their school. Some of the students of the school including Kabita Tiwari, Roshan Babu Pandey, Puja Subedi, Sudip Dhakal, Deepa Shrestha are currently studying science in 12th grade at the school.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The government has announced holidays for schools and colleges on August 30-31 in the Kathmandu Valley in view of the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).

KATMANDU, July 30: The government's decision to grant affiliation to seven private agricultural colleges and a forestry college has drawn criticism from various quarters including the ruling parties.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government is formulating a new educational curriculum to meet the requirements of the country.

JHAPA, July 24: Twelve different social organisations of Mechinagar area have demanded to nationalize or transform all private medical colleges of the country into non-profit trust.

KATHMANDU, JULY 23: Four different sister organizations of the erstwhile Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) and Communist party of Nepal (Maoist Center) have jointly come up with a nine-point demand which includes nationalizing all medical colleges or transforming them into non-profit trusts to bring reforms in the country's health sector.

KATHMANDU, July 22: The sister wings of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have demanded to nationalize all private medical colleges.

CHITWAN, July 18:The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur has made it clear that it had granted its affiliations to eight private colleges through a due process.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has questioned Prime Minister KP Oli’s statement to make the country a medical hub by establishing more medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley and outside.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Private medical colleges under Tribhuvan University have breached the rules by charging additional fees which exceed the ceiling set by the government.

What private colleges can do

April 10, 2018 01:30 am

Without greater advancement and integration of research, academic and professional development support, and innovation in teaching, private colleges can no longer justify their cost or define their social contribution

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Tribhuvan University (TU) authorities are unable to take action against the medical colleges which have been charging additional fees to the students against the rules.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: MBBS students under the Institute of Medicine (IOM) staged a protest at Maitighar here Monday against the medical colleges charging additional fees. The students chanted "We are students, not money banks" during the protest.

ROLPA, Jan 28: The education system in Rolpa, one of the most underdeveloped districts in the country, is in dire need of urgent reforms. There have been cases of severe negligence in most of the education institutes of the district. However, all of the concerned stakeholders remain untouched with the alarm, some stakeholder claim.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: After leaving aspiring MBBS students guessing for more than two months, Tribhuvan University is all set to decide the allocation of MBBS seats for private medical colleges under the Institute of Medicine ((IOM) within a week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18:  Tribhuvan University (TU) has said it is "quite dissatisfied" with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Nepal Medical Council (NMC) for slashing MBBS seats at private medical colleges.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Education Consultancy Association Nepal (ECAN) has stated that there were no restrictions on enrollment to Nepali students in all medical colleges in Bangladesh.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The government has issued a medical education ordinance, barring the university from providing affiliation to new medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has formed a high-level committee that will recommend the procedures to procure private medical colleges including Manmohan Medical College

Livon Diva in Colleges

August 1, 2017 12:11 pm

Livon Serum recently conducted personality development sessions called ‘Livon Diva’ in various colleges of Kathmandu for a week. The sessions under Livon Diva were conducted by eminent TV personality and former Miss Nepal, Malvika Subba who visited the selected colleges.

With the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results published recently, students as well as their parents are in a dilemma on choosing the right school and subject for higher studies. While the students usually pick a school and the subjects of their choice based on their SEE results, there are many who later on regret their decision. Not every school is good just because it is in the city areas.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has directed private colleges to cancel the admissions in the postgraduate (PG) studies taken against the set norms and rules.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Members of a panel formed to work on reforms in the medical education sector have raised serious concerns over the fees charged by private medical colleges for MD/MS courses.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Medical colleges have reportedly been asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Medical colleges have  reportedly been  asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for  the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Tribhuvan University's Free Students Union (FSU) elections were held in just 143 colleges on Wednesday as most of the colleges remained padlocked.

FSU polls held in just 143 colleges

March 2, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, March 2: The Tribhuvan University's Free Students Union (FSU) elections were held in just 143 colleges on Wednesday as most of the colleges remained padlocked.

ANNFSU wins FSU elections at 17 colleges

February 28, 2017 16:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), the sister wing of the CPN-UML, has won the Free Students Union (FSU) elections at 17 different colleges across the nation so far.

Govt to remove padlocks from TU colleges

February 16, 2017 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A cabinet meeting on Wednesday announced to break the padlocks at various Tribhuvan University-affiliated colleges before the free students union (FSU) elections.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Private medical colleges have been accused of charging students on government scholarships fees under unreasonable heads.

KATHMANDU,  Feb 8: Routinizer is an app designed by 8byte Creative Studio, a software company in Kathmandu. The app can be used as a means of communication by colleges that aim to reduce barriers in communication between their administration and students.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The Freedom Forum has sought information from 60 colleges affiliated with the Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, Dec 16:  All Nepal National Independent Student Union-Revolutionary (ANNISU-R), affiliated to Netra Bikram Chand’s Maoist party, has padlocked the account sections of medical colleges, Vice Chancellor’s (VC) offices of the Tribhuvan University and the Kathmandu University, and entire office of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), protesting against the fees charged by private medical colleges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: All Nepal Independent Student Union- Revolutionary (ANISU-R), affiliated to Netra Bikram Chand's Maoist party, has padlocked the account sections of medical colleges, Vice Chancellor's (VC) offices of the Tribhuvan University and the Kathmandu University, and entire office of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), protesting against the fees charged by private medical colleges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), sister wing of the CPN-UML, has staged demonstrations in front of major campuses across the country on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Nepal Medical Council (NMC) on Saturday directed those medical colleges which have been allocated seats for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) to start the admission process on a merit basis.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The private medical college proprietors have organized a protest demonstration in Kathmandu calling for scrapping the agreement reached with Dr Govinda KC.

Founder Chairperson/Principal of Xavier Academy Prof. Dr. Sriram Bhagut Mathe has over 40 years of experience as an architect and teacher. Mathe recently spoke to Praveen Kumar Yadav of Republica and shared his views regarding higher education in the country.