KATHMANDU, March 20: Tribhuvan University (TU) has instructed to conduct the deferred Free Students' Union (FSU) elections within March 26.

KATHMANDU, March 19: An electronic voting machine (EVM) has been used in  Tribhuvan University (TU) Central Campus Kirtipur Free Student Union (FSU) election.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Voting for the election of the Free Students' Union (FSU) is underway in constituents and affiliated campuses including Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, March 17: The silent period for the Free Students' Union (FSU) elections to be held in the campuses affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU) has begun from Thursday night.

Campaigning for FSU election begins

March 14, 2023 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: The final list of candidates for the Free Students' Union (FSU) elections to be held at Tribhuvan University (TU) has been published on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Tribhuvan University (TU) has prohibited the pasting of posters and wall painting for publicity for the Free Students Union (FSU) election slated for March 19.

TU convocation ceremony on Friday

December 7, 2022 13:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The 48th Convocation Ceremony of Tribhuvan University (TU) is going to be held on December 9, Friday. The convocation ceremony will be held at the playground of Pulchowk Campus in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, August 28: A clash broke out on Sunday when a group of students tried to disrupt a press conference organized by Tribhuvan University administration.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Controller of Examinations of the Tribhuvan University (TU) Pushpa Raj Joshi has been fined Rs 20,000 for concealing information.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The Tribhuvan University has taken action against four teachers for copying questions meant for examinations of various grades. Those facing action will be barred from teaching at any colleges under the TU for three years and denied involvement in any examinations during the period, the meeting of the TU Executive Council said in a statement.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Education, Science and Technology Minister Devendra Paudel has said that action will be taken against those who leaked the question papers of Tribhuvan University's Master’s level first semester examination.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, Kikuta Yutaka handed over Japanese study books to Tribhuvan University (TU) on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The offices of the office-bearers of Tribhuvan University (TU) have resumed after padlocks on them were removed after 140 days.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Tribhuvan University (TU) has formed a committee to investigate the repetition of question papers in its recent exams for two papers of Master’s degree under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Tribhuvan University (TU), the biggest university in the country, remains padlocked for months under different pretexts, leading to chaos in the university affecting academic activities. Fear looms large about the anarchy in the university as stakeholders remain apathetic to the TU’s sorry state of affairs.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has said that Tribhuvan University, which has a rich historical background, is facing many challenges at present.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel has urged the authorities concerned to pay attention to the strengthening of the campuses affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Professors of Tribhuvan University (TU) have staged a protest against the lockout by the Nepal Students Union stating that 200 days have passed since the office of the Vice Chancellor of Tribhuvan University has been locked.

TU is Well

February 11, 2022 06:30 am

Nepalese academia, including Tribhuvan University, has challenges, but we must tell the full story, including what it is doing well.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Amid rising number of COVID-19 cases, Tribhuvan University has put off all the ongoing semester-based and annual examinations until further notice.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Tribhuvan University has declared a holiday till January 24, citing the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 infection.

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.