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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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 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).
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.
KATMANDU, Oct 15: Tribhuvan University (TU) has granted permission to 116 private colleges to run the Bachelor’s in Computer Application (BCA) course this year whereas only two government colleges have received such permission.
KATHMANDU,Oct 8: A discussion scheduled for Sunday at the Supreme Court on a writ petition over IOM entrance exam results has been postponed. As a result, the uncertainty over the admission of around 2,000 medical students under the TU’s IOM has continued.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: A group of students vandalized the office of the rector of Tribhuvan University, Sudha Tripathi, and attempted to attack her. The group entered into her room without permission and started an argument.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Tribhuvan University (TU) has been sharply criticized for negligence after several mistakes were found in the question paper of bachelor's level Creative English exam conducted on August 30.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Students of the Central Department of Education vandalized the Office of the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Tribhuvan University (TU) on Thursday over the leakage of the question paper of 1st semester exams of Masters in Education.
School of Management Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) and Operational Research Society of Nepal (ORSN) jointly organized a three day pre-conference “APORS 2018 Workshop on Questionnaire Construction with R-Script” from August 3 to5.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: At a time when Tribhuvan University (TU) is frequently faulted for not clamping down on plagiarism in research work, Kanhaiya Sapkota, associate professor at the university's Central Department of Geography, has been found plagiarizing in a research paper in order to secure a promotion.
Five days after the government signed nine-point agreement with Dr Govinda KC, who was on 27th day of his 15th hunger strike demanding crucial reforms in health and medical education, a key point of the nine-point agreement faces the risk of not being implemented.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Tribhuvan University (TU) has opposed taking action against its top officials including the vice-chancellor, rector and registrar, who were found guilty by the Medical Education Probe Commission (MEPC) of irregularities in issuing affiliations to medical colleges.
KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country's resolution of 'Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.'