Call for Application for Admission in Undergraduate Programs-2022

Published Date: 2022-09-13, Tuesday

Kathmandu University (KU) calls for applications for admission in Undergraduate Programs in the School of Engineering (SoE) for the academic year 2022/2023. Candidates are required to appear in the Kathmandu University Common Admission Test (KUCAT) in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) according to their choice of academic program at KU (Dhulikhel), Biratnagar, Manigram (Rupandehi). A Computer-Based Test (CBT) will be conducted.  Admission offer list will be published on merit basis.

Program and subject area Eligibility Criteria
  • BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
    • Communication
    • Power and Control
  • BE (Mechanical Engineering)
    • Automobile
    • Energy Technology
    • Design and Manufacturing
    • Hydropower
  • BE (Civil Engineering with specialization in Hydropower)
  • BE (Chemical Engineering)
  • Must have passed with the subjects PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) in both XI and XII
  • BE (Computer Engineering)
  • BE (Geomatics Engineering)**
  • B.Arch (Architecture)*
  • BTech in AI (Artificial Intelligence
  • Must have passed with the subjects PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) or PMCs (Physica, Mathematics and Computer Science) in both XI and XII 

* Must pass the aptitude test conducted after the CBT merit list publication
** Candidates applying for geomatics scholarships need to fill up a separate form for scholarship after publication of "Program wise merit list for admission purpose"

For More Details, Read the Following Documents:

(All Documents are Approved by Dean SOE, KU)

Click Here for Admission Call

Click Here for Information on KUCAT CBT and Test Syllabus

Click Here for Procedure of Application and Admission

Click Here for Information for Candidates applying for BE in Geomatics Engineering

International Applicants:10 percent of seats are reserved for foreign applicants (Fee 1.5 times of normal fee for SAARC Countries and 2 times of normal fee for other countries)

Eligibility Criteria and CBT Test Group For Admission

  • In order to be fully eligible for admission, candidates must have passed 10+2 level (or equivalent) with a minimum aggregate GPA of 2.0 or Aggregate 50% in percentage scale. Candidates must have appeared in Kathmandu University Common Admission Test (KUCAT-CBT 2022) and obtained the required threshold score in the test. Students, who have completed 10+2 in Biology stream and applying for PCM test must have taken an additional mathematics course and passed it with required scores. An additional requirement of minimum marks or grade in aggregate and individual subjects as specified for individual programs.
  • Candidates who have passed all courses of Grade XI  and are waiting for Grade Increment Exam of grade XII are also eligible for provisional admission if the candidate is able to score pass marks in KUCAT CBT 2022 entrance exam. Rules and other details regarding provisional admission will  be made public during the admission offer call.
  • Candidates must appear in KUCAT-CBT-2022 entrance exam with PCM test group for all programs.
  • Candidates who have completed +2 equivalent GCSE A-Level shall have at least 3 courses at Advanced Level (A level) and 1 in AS level. Course combination PCM or PMCs is applicable as per the specific program. Whenever percentage uniform mark (PUM) criteria are provided, then, aggregate 50% in percentage scale will be applicable. If PUM is not provided, Grade D in PCM/PMCs will be applicable.
  • For International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students must have at least 6 courses including either PCM or PMCs. Course combination of PCM or PMCs is applicable as per the specific program. Students must have a final IB grade of 3 in each course separately.
    • In case of confusion in eligibility of GCSE A Level or IB Diploma please send your queries through email. (
  • Candidates who have completed +2 equivalents with foreign educational boards shall be submitting the marks equivalent to grades from equivalence authority KU at the time of admission.
  • CTEVT diploma holders (3 years education after SLC/SEE) may apply in the related discipline corresponding to their field of study at the diploma level. Eligibility requirements are the same as that of percentage criteria for NEB +2 graduates.
  • In case of a dispute related to application, eligibility, CBT exam and CBT score, the decision of KUCAT CBT 2022 committee will be final.

Exam Centers

  • Entrance exam is conducted in three different centers:
    • Center 1: Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchok
    • Center 2: B. K. V. M. Biratnagar, Morang
    • Center 3: Nepathya College, Manigram (near Butwal), Rupandehi

Students can choose any one exam center as per his/her convenience. Aptitude test for B.Arch (Architecture) will be conducted only in Center 1after the publication of CBT merit list. Candidates are not allowed to change centers after the application deadline.

Registration Closed

(Registration from 14 September 2022 to 13 October 2022)

(Email:; Phone: +977-9801370078 : available from 9 AM - 10 AM & 4 PM - 5:30 PM)

Important Schedules and Deadlines *

Activity Period/Deadline Remarks
Publication of the application Notice 13 September 2022 (भाद्र २८, २०७९) National Newspapers/KU Website/Social media
Registration, Application Form Filling and Payment OPEN 14 September 2022 (भाद्र २९, २०७९) Online through application portal Payment: digital wallet and Bank
Last Date of Registration 13 October 2022 (असोज २७, २०७९) Online
Application Form Filling and Payment deadline 14 October 2022 Online
Activity Period/Deadline Remarks
Admit Card Available 19 October 2022 onward Online / Rolling Basis
KUCAT-CBT Exam 4 - 6 November 2022 B.K.V.M., Biratnagar, Morang, Nepal
8 - 10 November 2022 Nepathya College, Manigram (near Butwal), Rupandehi, Nepal
13 - 29 November 2022* Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchok, Nepal
Publication of CBT Score 1 December 2022 KU Website / Application Portal
Changing of Applied Program 1 - 3 December 2022 Online through Application Portal
Publication of Program Wise Merit List 4 December 2022 KU Website / Application Portal
Scholarship Form Fill-up for Geomatics Engineering Applicants 5 - 8 December 2022 KU Website / Application Portal
Aptitude Test for B.Arch 5 December 2022 KU Main Campus / Only for B.Arch Applicants
Enrollment Confirmation Form Fill-up 5 - 7 December 2022 Online / Mandatory for all the candidates listed in program wise merit list
Publication of Program Wise Enrollment List of Confirmed Candidates 8 December 2022 KU Website / Application Portal
Notice Published for Enrollment Process 9 December 2022

KU Website / Main Campus

Published by School Admission Committee
  • Schedule may be adjusted on requirements. There may be changes in activities, and dates. Any adjustment in the schedule will be notified on the KU website.
  • School Admission Committee and Quota Admission Committee are separately formed to conduct the admission process.
  • * There will be no examination during 17 November 2022 to 21 November 2022 due to upcoming General Election.

Note: Payment Verification will take approximately 5 to 7 business days after completion of application form. Verification process will continue even after the last date of registration. Verification will start from 20 September 2022.

 Application Processing Fee and Payment Methods

Application Processing Fee: NRs. 2000/- (non-refundable / non-transformable)

Application processing fee can be paid through Digital Wallet and Bank

 Methods to Pay

Payment Method Payment Procedure

eSewa or any other Digital Wallet

  • Open eSewa App and login (You can also use
  • Click on Bank Transfer
  • Fill up the details:
    • Destination Bank: NEPAL INVESTMENT BANK LTD.
    • Transfer From: Select Account Number
    • Receiver Bank Account Number: 00501030255547
    • Receiver Account Holder Name: KU-SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
    • Amount to transfer: 2000
    • Purpose: Bill Sharing
    • Remarks: SOE Entrance Fee 2022
  • Click on: PROCEED
  • Click on: CONFIRM
  • Provide: PASSWORD/MPIN or Use Fingerprint for transfer
  • Provide screenshot of payment in the application form.
The Name of the candidate must be mentioned in the payment slip.
Use the same information to pay application fee through other digital wallet.


(Fee transfer from Nepal and India)

  • Bank Name: Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.
  • Bank Address: Banepa, Kavre, Nepal
  • Swift Code: NIBLNPKT
  • Account Name: KU-School of Engineering
  • Account Number: 00501030255547
Methods to Pay:
  • Visit any branch of Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. and deposit NRs. 2000/- in the account name KU-SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (account number 00501030255547).
  • Applicant's name needs to be indicated in the voucher.
  • Take a clear picture of the voucher and upload it in the application form.
The Name of the candidate must be mentioned in the payment voucher.
Note: Money transferred in other accounts of university will be considered as invalid transfer. CBT committee will not be responsible for any refund in this case.

Provision for foreign student

  • Bank Name: Nepal Investment Bank Ltd.
  • Bank Address: Banepa, Kavre, Nepal
  • Swift Code: NIBLNPKT
  • Account Name: Kathmandu University
  • Account Number: 005 05010 2500 30 (USD)
Methods to pay:
  • Visit any international partner bank / fund transfer portal. Fill up the details (as mentioned in section 2.4 c. of the Procedure Document) and deposit the equivalent amount of NRs 2000/.
[For exchange rate (NRs to USD) use following link,]
  • Applicant’s name needs to be indicated in the voucher (receipt).
  • Take a clear picture of the voucher (receipt) and upload it in the application form.


If any query regarding admission application or KUCAT-CBT, please send Email at or call at +977-9801370078  (phone available from 9 AM - 10 AM & 4 PM - 5:30 PM)

 School of Engineering

Kathmandu University

Dhulikhel, Kavre

PO Box 6250, Kathmandu, Nepal

Category: Highlights for Students
Last Updated Date: 2022-10-20,Thursday
Published By: School of Engineering