KATHMANDU, Dec 15: The recently introduced National Education Policy 2019 has stripped universities of the power to  grant affiliation to medical colleges, and given the Ministry of Education the authority to coordinate the country’s medical education.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Bibeksheel Nepali Dal has demanded an end to appointment to top executive posts in academic institutions on the basis of political power-sharing.

Localizing knowledge production

July 25, 2019 01:30 am

Universities in developing countries must create new knowledge as their primary mission, especially for social progress and in the national interest

KATHMANDU, May 18: Former vice-chancellors (VCs) of different universities have urged the government to depoliticize the universities in the country and empower them with full autonomy in order to upgrade the quality of education.

Transformation in teaching

April 3, 2019 01:30 am

For realizing the changes, our universities must shift some weight of teaching to learning, knowledge to skills, exams to diversified assessment and degrees to disciplinary identity, among others

Reforming universities

March 21, 2019 01:30 am

Universities should have structures dedicated to connecting with their potential partners in the community, government, industries, foundations, and so on

Julia Roberts has shared her thoughts on the high profile college scandal in the US, saying it is "sad" that parents do not trust their children.

With students looking for admissions in good colleges and universities, writing a statement of Purpose is mandatory. It’s often seen that students applying to universities abroad have difficulties in preparing a strong SOP.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: How supportive our school, college and university curricula to dismantle or change the society based on discriminatory practices constructed under the sex-gender system?

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: It has been disclosed that a significant number of MBBS and BDS (Bachelor in Dental Surgery) students are disqualified from completing their studies due to repeated failure in exams administered by their respective universities.

Indian universities in Q5 rankings

What universities can do

May 21, 2018 00:30 am

British universities should find more ways to contribute to UK’s economy, so that it can continue to compete with other advanced economies after Brexit

Redesigning our universities

April 26, 2018 01:30 am

Teachers and students and the public alike will be thirstier for new knowledge if university education is defined as and designed for putting research first

British universities have fought off prestigious US rivals to take the top two spots in the world for the first time, according to Times Higher Education (THE). The University of Oxford came in at number one for the second year in a row while Cambridge jumped three places to take number two.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: According to the 2017 Open Doors Report, Nepali students studying in U.S. universities are the fastest growing international student population studying at colleges and universities in the United States.  The report is released annually by the Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and examines trends related to international students studying in the United States.

BEIJING, July 17: In what can be taken as a move to further deepen its engagement with Nepal, China is expanding the Nepali language study course in the bachelor's level for Chinese students in its universities.

KATHMANDU, June 20: A delegation from the Nepal University Teachers' Association (NUTA) today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to submit a 19-point memorandum that sought status of central-level universities to different universities established in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 20: A delegation from the Nepal University Teachers' Association (NUTA) today called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to submit a 19-point memorandum that sought status of central-level universities to different universities established in the country.

Oxford has won the accolade of world’s best university, according to the latest Times Higher Education Rankings. It is the first time an institution from outside the United States has topped the list.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Women, Children, Senior Citizen and Social Welfare Committee (WCSCSWC) of the parliament has formed a sub-committee to stop new affiliation granted under foreign open universities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Women, Children, Senior Citizen and Social Welfare Committee (WCSCSWC) of the parliament has formed a sub-committee to stop new affiliation granted under foreign open universities.

CHITWAN, Oct 17: Minister for Education, Dhaniram Poudel, today said the dispute between Tribhuvan University and Agriculture and Forestry University would be resolved soon.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India published a list of fake universities on Wednesday, reported Times of India (ToI) newspaper.