Kathmandu University News

New Research Publication from DoEEE

editorial | 28 July, 2015 11:22

A research paper entitled "Modeling and Analysis of Wholesale Competitive Electricity Markets: A Case for Zambia" authored by Edvan Moyo, MEEPE Student, Basanta Raj Pokhrel, Asst. Prof. and Brijesh Adhikary, Assoc. Prof. at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (DoEEE), has been published in International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA).

The paper is available online at:  http://www.ijera.com/pages/v5no7(v4).html

Admission Open for M. Phil. in Mathematics - 2015

isms | 27 July, 2015 14:08

Admission Open for M. Phil. in Mathematics

KATHMANDU UNIVERSITY

School of Science
 

Invites Applications
For

M. Phil. in Mathematics (Part Time) for the academic year 2015 
 

Academic Program:              M. Phil. by Course

Minimum Duration:              2½ years

Eligibility Criteria :               A master degree in mathematics with a minimum of 16 years of schooling and having a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA 2.5 on the scale of 4 from the recognized universities. 

Application form for the program can be obtained from the Department of Natural Sciences, Kathmandu University or can be downloaded from link. The department will evaluate the completed application form and selection will be made based on interview.

Application form should be correctly filled in. The form should be submitted to the department of Natural Sciences, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, with a non-refundable payment of Rs. 1250/- 

Last date for form submission: August 31, 2015.

Download Form (ClickHere)

Contact Details:

 Kathmandu University, School of Science
Dhulikhel, Kavre
P.O.Box 6250, Kathmandu Nepal

Or

Dr. D B Gurung

Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Natural Sciences (Mathematics)

Phone: 9841247825
E-mail: db_gurung@ku.edu.np 

 

Mr. Purusottam Kharel's PhD Thesis at KU Central Library, Dhulikhel

editorial | 26 July, 2015 11:38

This is to inform all that the PhD Thesis of Mr. Purusottam Kharel, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been kept at the Central Library, Dhulikhel, for a period of two weeks with effect from July 26, 2015.

The thesis is entitled "Effective Framework for e-Government: Nepal Case." 

If anybody has any disclaimer concerning his thesis, please report directly to the Research Committee of Kathmandu University School of Engineering.


Chair
Research Committee
School of Engineering

Extension of Form Sumbission Deadline till July 27, 5 pm: BBIS Program @ KU Main Campus

editorial | 26 July, 2015 07:27

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Mr. Timilsina Receives a Project Grant from IFS

editorial | 24 July, 2015 10:30

The International Foundation for Science (IFS) has approved the research proposal of Mr. Parash Mani Timilsina, Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology. The project is related to biomass treatment by hydrolytic enzymes for biofuel production.

The project duration is one year, and the approved grant is USD 11000. The grant is intended for the purchase of basic tools of research such as equipment and reagents.

Admission Open for Master of Engineering (ME) Program - School of Engineering, Kathmandu University

isms | 24 July, 2015 09:06

Admission Open for 2015 Fall Batch (Master) - School of Education, Kathmandu University

isms | 23 July, 2015 16:45

Admission Open in BBM,LL.B Programme Kathmandu University School of Law

isms | 22 July, 2015 14:41

Admission Open
in
BBM, LL.B Programme
Kathmandu University, School of Law
 
 

Kathmandu University School of Law (KUSL) at Dhulikhel announces opening of admission to its 5 - year integrated BBM,LL.B (Bachelor of Business Management Bachelor of Law) degree course.

The BBM, LL.B. is a special integrated law programme that aims at creating a band of modern lawyers who are knowledgeable and skilled in the basics of business and management as well. It meets all requirements of the professional undergraduate law degree or Legum Baccalaureus with additional exposure of management that creates added advantage for them to work as lawyers in the corporate sector and public enterprises. Study of this course will enable the law students to develop a competitive edge for them in the business sector including the practice of corporate and business law in law courts and quasi-judicial tribunals, and in-house practice.

Eligibility:Students who have passed 10+2 intermediate degree or equivalent of at least two years duration in any discipline with a minimum of 50 % aggregate or CGPA of 2 from Universities or Boards recognized by Kathmandu University may apply.

Applicants who have completed the qualifying exam and are awaiting the final results may apply on provisional basis if they have already taken the final annual examinations and have passed all previous years' papers. Transportation facilities are available.

Application forms are available from KUSL or ku.edu.np/kusl. The last date of submission is 9 August, 2015.

For more Details visit our website or email us at kusl@ku.edu.np.



 

Vacancy Announcement for the position of office secretary

isms | 19 July, 2015 20:57

Vacancy Announcement for the position of office secretary in President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Project


Project description:

President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Development Committee Secretariat provides grant to Kathmandu University for the conservation and economic development of Churia region of Nepal. The grant will be utilized to explore the status of bamboo diversity in the region and restore the species in their natural habitat for plant conservation. Similarly, degraded land will be restored through the cultivation of bamboos and multipurpose tree species. It has been aimed that communities in the region will be strengthened through commercial use of bamboo based products. Ultimately, market linkages for community products from bamboo will be established in Nepal and abroad.


For this project, School of Science, Kathmandu University invites application from dynamic and qualified candidates who are willing to take up challenges, for the following position on contract basis for Research project:


POSITION: Office Secretary

Number of Seats: 1

Type: Contract (Non-Permanent)


Job Responsibilities:

The person shall be responsible for:

  • Manage the planning, administrative and budgeting functions of Research Project

  • Prepare and execute detail outline of project execution

  • Prepare all the official paper work for research project

  • Visit project sites and prepare the progress report in timely basis.

  • Deal with queries from the communities from the study sites.

  • Maintain project activities report diary manually & electronically

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably masters from a recognized university (preferred area: Science (Biotechnology, Botany, Environmental Sciences) or management

  • Ability to use computer programs (word, excel, database) and typing in English and Nepali

  • Good command in English and Nepali ( both Written and spoken)

  • Experience in secretarial functions

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.


Interested applicants in the above mentioned position are requested to fill the application form along with their Curriculum Vitae, 1 passport size photograph and attested testimonials with a copy of citizenship to the following address by July 27, 2015.


The appointment will be done in accordance with the MOU signed between Kathmandu University and President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Development Committee.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for recruitment process.


For more details, please contact:

Dean, School of Science

Kathmandu University Dhulikhel, Kavre.

GPO: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel no: (011) 661399 ext 1121

Email: mbgewali@gmail.com

Mobile Number: 9841483839 (Dhurva Gauchan)

Admission to PhD positions (full time) in President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Project

isms | 19 July, 2015 20:54

Announcement for PhD positions

Kathmandu University
School of Sciences
Admission to PhD positions (full time) in
President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Project

Total Number of Seats: 2


Project description:

President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Development Committee Secretariat provides grant to Kathmandu University for the conservation and economic development of Churia region of Nepal. The grant will be utilized to explore the status of bamboo diversity in the region and restore the species in their natural habitat for plant conservation. Similarly, degraded land will be restored through the cultivation of bamboos and multipurpose tree species. It has been aimed that communities in the region will be strengthened through commercial use of bamboo based products. Ultimately, market linkages for community products from bamboo will be established in Nepal and abroad.


Thrust areas: Bamboos and soil conservation, Bamboo propagation, commercialization and utilization, Bioprospecting of Bamboos for Chure protection in Nepal.


Eligibility: Candidates must have degree in three/four years of undergraduate and two years of Master or Equivalent degree in Biotechnology, Botany, Life sciences or Environmental sciences.


All Aspirants are requested to obtain Application Form from the office of the Dean, School of Science. The duly filled application form along with attested copy of relevant transcripts, mark sheets and the bank receipt of Application Fee (NRS 1250/-) has to be submitted within the due date to the office of the Dean. Candidates must prepare presentation of Project Concept Note (PCN) most relevant to mentioned thrust areas in order to present on interview date.


Important Dates:

￿ Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 29th July, 2015

Date of Project Concept Note Presentation and Interview: 31st July, 2015

  • Interview Result: 31st July, 2015


Presentation and Interview Venue:

Office of the Dean, School of Science (Block Number 6), Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre.


The Selection will be done in accordance with the MOU signed between Kathmandu University and President Chure Tarai-Madhesh Conservation Development Committee.


Only short listed candidate will be contacted for PCN presentation followed by interview


For more details, please contact:

Dean, School of Science
Kathmandu University Dhulikhel, Kavre.
GPO: 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel No: (011) 661399 ext 1121
Email: mbgewali@gmail.com

Mobile Number: 9841483839 (Dhurva Gauchan)

End-Semester exam of BPharm fourth year, postponed

isms | 19 July, 2015 20:52

"End-Semester exam of BPharm fourth year, scheduled for July 20 has been postponed to August 04, 2015 due to announcement of government holiday on that day.'

Notice for Lab Flooring

isms | 19 July, 2015 13:31

Vacancy Announcement for a Research Assistant

isms | 15 July, 2015 12:24

Kathmandu University has collaborated with Seoul National University to execute a research project titled Academy Partnership Program (APP-track1). The captioned project is seeking a candidate in the position of Research Assistant. Key terms of reference and responsibilities are given below.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities

 

(i)     The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Research Project.

 

(ii)   The incumbent will report to PI of the Research Project.

 

(iii) The incumbent will be stationed and work in the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering in the Central Campus of Kathmandu University.  The candidate will provide assessment of water quality and practical application of treated water.  Frequent travel to the sampling sites, treatment plants, other analytical laboratories in Dhulikhel and out-of Dhulikhel is expected.

 

(iv)  The incumbent will prepare chemicals, sampling bottles, reagents and other essential items to run the experiments and analysis of the environmental quality parameters.

 

(v)    The incumbent will help students undertaking project or thesis to design the reactors or other laboratory scale operating units, collect parts or other items from the market or workshops, assemble the parts and operate the facilities.

 

(vi)  The incumbent will collect samples and analyze various parameters as instructed by the PI of the Research Project.

 

(vii)   The incumbent will plan, design, construct and operate the pilot scale Water Treatment Plant. 

 

(viii)    The incumbent will estimate the quantities of the materials required to construct plant and the chemicals, reagents or items essential in the analytical laboratory or the experimental facilities.

 

(ix)  The incumbent will communicate with the Technicians, Administrator or Finance office in installing the plant, purchasing the chemicals, equipments such as pumps, incubators and samplers.

 

(x)    The incumbent will contact the suppliers, receive the quotations and gets approval from the PI in forwarding them to the concerned authorities.

 

(xi)  The incumbent will ensure the smooth functioning of the facilities.  He / She will identify the issues, concerns and operational problems of these facilities and report to the concerned Supervisors.

 

(xii)         The incumbent will assist in organizing workshops, seminars and conducting field surveys.


(xiii) The incumbent will carry out other instructions and roles asked by the PI.

 

Required qualifications and Competencies

 

Four Years Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineeringor Chemical Engineering. A Master's Degree in the similar field or a prior experiences in field research is an added advantage but not mandatory. 

Interested candidates can submit the application along with a cover letter, CV and other credentials to the following address no later than 22 July 2015.  

 

Dr. Nawa Raj Khatiwada

Principal Investigator and Associate Professor
Environmental Engineering Field of Study
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE)
School of Science, Kathmadnu University
Dhulikhel, Kavre

Admissions open for Bachelor in Economics, Bachelor in Media Studies & Bachelor in Community Development!!!

isms | 15 July, 2015 10:10

ADMISSONS OPEN FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS - School of Arts

FOR MORE INFORMATION ..  [CLICK HERE]

Vacancy Announcement for Research Assistant -KOICA-APP program with Seoul National University

isms | 14 July, 2015 18:26

Vacancy Announcement for Research Assistant

 

The Kathmandu University, School of Science announces the research assistant position to work in the joint KOICA-APP program with Seoul National University. The candidates have to work in the following research topics:

1. Screening of host strain for fermentation, and evaluation of its application.

2. Collection and isolation of alpine herbs, and primary effect assessment.

Required qualification:

The candidate should have at least 4 years undergraduate degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany or Chemistry with the hands on experience in the above related topics (Master’s degree with prior experience in the relevant areas is preferred).


Interested applicants are invited to send their application along with the curriculum vitae and academic credentials to Dean’s office, School of Science, Kathmandu University until 22 July 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.


Further enquiry regarding position 1 and 2 contact the project principal investigator Dr. Bishnu Prasad Pandey (bishnu@ku.edu.np), and Prof. Dr. Janardan Lamichhane (ljanardan@ku.edu.np), respectively.

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