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TU launches winter school on meteorology (kh 07/12/2023)

Encroachment of Agriculture and Forestry University land on the rise (rep 04/12/2023)

Check Tribhuvan University’s Freefall, by Ritu Raj Subedi (rn 03/12/2023)

TU revises criteria for pursuing Master’s degree in Nepali and English (kh 30/11/2023)

TU Central Library to open study rooms for 24 hours (rep 26/11/2023)

PM Prachanda stresses on expanding universities to community level (rn 26/10/2023) [Above all, the Chancellor of a university should not be the Prime Minister, but a personality from the academic sector! The current regulation is an archaic relic of royal absolutism!]

On training to write academically : Our higher education institutions lack serious teaching opportunities in academic writing, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 24/11/2023)

Vice-Chancellor post lying vacant at TU (kh 04/11/2023)

TU Chancellor should be selected through open competition: VC Baskota (rep 02/11/2023) [The arrogant attitude that everything belonged to the king, including the chancellorship of the universities, should never have been transferred to the politicians of the republic!], What TU's slide in global ranking means : The slide has set alarm bells ringing for Nepal's education system and overall development, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (kp 03/11/2023)

Medical students’ hunger strike at UCMS demanding principal’s resignation reaches 15th day (rep 29/10/2023)

Apex College launches official research publication : The journal is published bi-annually and is indexed in DOI Foundation, ZENODO, Orcid, Open Aire, Google Scholar, Research Gate and SSRN (kp 20/10/2023)

Educational expenses for abroad study double (rep 17/10/2023)

Madhya Paschim University yet to clear arrears of Rs 1 billion (rep 14/10/2023)

Higher education reforms from the top : As the first order of business, all the political parties should agree to stop the ‘bhagbanda’ practice, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 13/10/2023)

KU officially launches Bachelor of Craft and Design (rep 13/10/2023)

Business schools to work with industry leaders for ready-to-hire graduates : Pokhara University consults business leaders for revising curricula for management degrees in bachelor’s and master’s levels (kp 12/10/2023)

IOE announces new increased fee (rep 08/10/2023)

Cabinet gives nod to new university plan : Experts call for needs assessment, clarity in funding and governance before launching yet another university (kp 05/10/2023)

Tertiary Education at a Crossroads in Nepal : The youth with a clear purpose in life find it hard to fulfill their dreams in Nepal, by Augustine Thomas (rep 02/10/2023)

MIT Kathmandu introduces globally accredited BBA and MBA programs as part of its new education initiative (rep 01/10/2023)

The medium language of teaching : Nepal’s universities should remove barriers that restrict the possibilities for obtaining higher education, by Pratyoush Onta  (kp 29/09/2023)

Engaging students in universities: Only way to promote quality, by Uttam Neupane (ht 15/09/2023)

Why Nepali students can’t wait to go abroad : Lack of jobs due to political instability and growing corruption have driven thousands of youths to seek their future overseas, experts say, by Subin Adhikari (kp 05/09/2023)

Fee dispute at IoE, annual engineering examination postponed (rep 04/09/2023)

Universities Need Sweeping Reforms, by Dinesh C Devkota (rn 01/09/2023)

Federalizing Education and Mitigating Political Influence in Nepali Academia, by Alok K Bohara (rep 27/08/2023) [!!!]

Reversing brain drain : Universities and policymakers should work to attract students instead of lamenting over low enrollments, by Maina Dhital (kp 27/08/2023)

Framing Pharmacy Education In Nepal, by Shyam P Lohani (rn 27/08/2023)

Navigating Realities: The Quest For Study Abroad, by Seshraj Bhattarai (rn 25/08/2023)

Engineering students protest after 176.78 percent fee hike by IOE (rep 24/08/2023)

Prolonged lockout in FWU, students demand revocations of appointments (kh 23/08/2023)

Nepali students spend Rs 100 billion for overseas education (kh 18/08/2023)

False equivalence in Nepal academia : Tribhuvan University gives Nepali graduates of foreign universities the runaround, by Aastha Dhakal (nt 18/08/2023)

Making TU Research-Centric, by Prem Sagar Chapagain (rn 18/08/2023)

Australia emerges as top choice for higher education among Nepali students, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 17/08/2023)

FWU padlocked for one month (kh 17/08/2023)

Interlinking academic communities: For strengthening academic progress, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (ht 14/08/2023)

Medical education providers say law ‘misused’ to force them out of business : According to them, the Medical Education Act is forcing hundreds of Nepali nursing students to Indian institutions (kp 14/08/2023)

TU's Plan to Scrap Four-Year Bachelor's Program  : Is a four-year bachelor’s program a burden on Nepali students?, by Alok K Bohara (rep 14/08/2023)

Revitalising technical education: Need for university reforms, by Sudeep Thakuri (ht 10/08/2023)

After publishing final list, Kathmandu metropolis asks scholarship recipients to choose from given colleges : Officials say a student can choose one from 10 colleges based on their qualification, quota, address and merit (kp 10/08/2023)

TU’s uncertainty, deteriorating quality, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 06/08/2023)

TU to offer Bachelor's level questions in both English and Nepali languages (rep 05/08/2023)

KU to introduce four-year course on geology and mining engineering (kh 03/08/2023)

KU begins dual-degree program with Australia’s Crown Institute (kh 02/08/2023)

State of impunity wrecking our university system : There is a criminal gang that benefits by extorting the university. They work for the mafia in education, interview with Prem Chalaune, assistant professor at the Department of Sociology of Tribhuvan University (kp 31/07/2023) [Once again political parties have their fingers in the pie and cover up crime!]

Empty Universities and Packed Suitcases: Is This The Future? , by Astitwa Raj Wagle (rep 31/07/2023)

KU, MU sign MoU for joint programs (rep 26/07/2023)

Equivalence certificate procedure: Frustrating abroad-educated scholars, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (ht 26/07/2023)

Education system lab (ILab) launched in Kathmandu University School of Education : The Swiss government's Backstopping and Learning for the Quality Project funds the iLab. Switzerland has remained an innovative knowledge partner of Nepal in TVET sector, by Krishna Sapkota (nlt 25/07/2023)

Exam controller’s office distributes Delhi University question papers in TU Tourism Development exam : Examinees asked Indian History questions in the Tourism Development exam!, by Rubi Rauniyar (rep 25/07/2023)

University’s works hampered due to week-long lockout (kh 25/07/2023)

'Four-year bachelor’s program has added burden on students', by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 22/07/2023)

TU equivalency issue exacerbating brain drain, by Bal Krishna Sah (ht 10/07/2023), 'Students subjected to humiliation for equivalence certificate', by Bal Krishna Sah (ht 16/07/2023)

Out with the old thesis : The current format emanates from a bureaucratic approach and results in boring texts, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 06/07/2023)

TU denies misbehaviour with students seeking equivalence certificate (ht 06/07/2023)

Degree holders from abroad terrorised, by Bal Krishna Sah (ht 05/07/20023)

The meddling unions : The importance of having a functional calendar for higher education is self-evident, by Achyut Wagle (kp04/07/2023)

Protest in Dharan against ‘umbrella law’ plan to integrate health academies : The government move is regressive and goes against the spirit of federalism, protesters say, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 18/06/2023)

USAID Agency Counselor Clinton White launches new partnership with Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal (kh 15/06/2023)

Tribhuvan University seeks applications for campus merger by mid-July (nlt 13/06/2023), Falling enrolment prompts Tribhuvan University to merge colleges under it : Nepal’s largest university solicits merger proposals from colleges having unsustainably low numbers of students, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/06/2023), Going, going : Universities need more than just a merger plan to keep the number of students intact kp 16/06/2023)

Govt assures of operation of Science University in Geta (kh 12/06/2023)

Law revision to allow University Grants Commission to issue equivalence papers : The job is being done by Tribhuvan University and there were calls to change the arrangement (kp 04/06/2023)

Land grabbing at Kirtipur campus : The space represents a covenant of minds to work for a common educational culture, by Abhi Subedi (kp 04/06/2023)

Nepali youths flocking abroad for medical studies : Medical Commission says some 1,000 students left the country for MBBS and MD/MS programmes this fiscal (kp 25/05/2023)

Making NAST work : The Nepal Academy of Science and Technology has deviated from its mission due to political influence, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (kp 14/05/2023)

NAST has no VC for almost four months (rep 02/05/2023) [All universities have the extremely competent Prime Minister as Chancellor. What need is there for a deputy from the academic leadership? It is high time to detach the universities from politics!]

TU postpones April 23 exams (kh 21/04/2023)

Hollowing out : Nepali universities must convince students that the courses they offer are worth pursuing (kp 19/04/2023)

Govt expedites process to establish Shree Pashupati Hindu University (rep 17/04/2023)

What’s behind the decline in enrolment at Kathmandu University : 122,000 got nod to study abroad in 2022. In 9 months this fiscal, 81,000 received permits, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/04/2023)

Nepal halts issuing NOC for non-university study abroad (rep 12/04/2023)

Falling enrollments worry Nepali universities : The institutions are mulling over merger of colleges for better resource mobilisation, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/04/2023)

The pretence of higher education : The government can’t stop kids of sociocultural elites from going to American or European universities, by CK Lal (kp 29/03/2023)

Stop Political Meddling In Varsities, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/03/2023)

Why establish a model varsity in Nepal?, by Bipin Adhikari (ae 20/03/2023)

Where to find other funds? Nepali universities (except for Kathmandu University) have relied overwhelmingly on state funds, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 17/03/2023)

Where to find the students? Creating friendly institutions to attract non-heteronormative students would be equally important, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 03/03/2023)

English studies, examined : The praxis of English language teaching and the positions of the English departments complement each other, by Abhi Subedi (kp 26/02/2023)

Bill to form Nepal University lands in House committee : The absence of education minister could delay the approval of the bill for setting up a model university (kp 25/02/2023)

Lumbini Buddhist University to put vicinity in Panchsheel (kh 24/02/2023)

7,000 students graduate from Pokhara University (kh 20/02/2023)

In six months, 470 foreigners came to Nepal on study visa (rep 19/02/2023)

Where to find the faculty? A diverse faculty would be crucial if new Nepali universities want to be successful, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 17/02/2023)

Restructuring Nepali Universities, by Bhupa P Dhamala (rn 17/02/2023)

Nepal Sanskrit University to offer classes on naturopathy, yoga science (kh 15/02/2023)

Nepal’s largest university trifles with students’ future and aspirations : Tribhuvan University’s failure to follow the academic calendar reeks of negligence, by Mimamsha Dhungel (kp 04/02/2023)

Universities: The size debate : Small universities with focused teaching and research agenda are likely to be more successful, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 03/02/2023)

Rethinking higher education : Nepali universities should be willing to embrace new technologies and academic concepts, by Pushpa Raj Joshi (kp 31/01/2023)

Why was the University Bill introduced, leaving aside the Education Bill? (rep 31/01/2023)

Structural ills of our universities : It is quite common for university management offices to be padlocked for months, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 20/01/2023)

Reorienting Social Science Education, by Bhupa P Dhamala (rn 10/01/2023)

Research and Tribhuvan University (rep 09/01/2023)

More universities, please : Ensuring access to universities closer to under-represented individuals ought to be a national goal, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 06/01/2023)

TU grappling with financial problems (rep 06/01/2023)

TU preparing to hold FSU elections on March 19 (kh 05/01/2023)

Struggles of Nepal’s new universities : Task force suggests new varsities be brought into operation only after needs assessment, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/12/2022), More is not better : Rather than building more universities, the goal should be to ensure they offer what today’s students need (kp 02/01/2023)

Govt to facilitate expansion of university education at international level (kh 21/12/2022)

University should refrain from politics: PM Deuba (kh 15/12/2022) [This is true: the PM should never be chancellor of universities. This is a relic of monarchical times when Nepal had only one university and the king owned everything!]

Foundation stone of defence university laid (ht 10/12/2022)

Time moves slowly at TU : Nepalis deserve better than a university that cannot publish the results of its annual exams for over a year (kp 07/12/2022)

On the right track : People have realised the urgency of steering Tribhuvan University in the right direction, by Hira Bahadur Maharjan and Dhurba Bahadur Karki (kp 06/12/2022)

EU supports to build trade capacities of university professors in Nepal to prepare for LDC graduation (rep 03/12/2022)

Far Western University to organize int’l conference on Sudurpaschim studies (kh 08/11/2022)

Parties’ higher education pledges smack of hypocrisy : While they promise to attract foreigners to local varsities, Nepalis don’t seem much interested in studying here and are leaving the country in record numbers, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/11/2022)

National Defence University plans delayed by lack of funds : Initial plan was to begin the academic session from the end of 2023, but construction in Sanga, Kavrepalanchok is yet to start, by Anil Giri (kp 24/10/2022)

Ensure Quality Of Medical Education, by Jagdish Prasad Agrawal (rn 18/10/2022)

Redeem TU From Union Politics, by Mukti Rijal (rn 22/09/2022)

Education Minister calls for dialogue to avert universities’ problems (kh 18/09/2022)

Student and faculty exchanges: The way forward, by Yamal Chandra Rajbhandary (ht 14/09/2022)

Big problems bedevil Nepal’s biggest university : Political interference is at the root of Tribhuvan University’s most recent troubles, by Nishan Khatiwada (kp 08/09/2022)

Free university from fear (ae 01/09/2022)

TU demands security from the government (nlt 28/08/2022)

KU to begin Masters in Media Studies (kh 05/08/2022)

TU Examinations Controller fined for concealing information (kh 26/07/2022)

Govt raises medical education fees by 3.6 percent effective from new FY beginning Sunday (rep 17/07/2022) [It is not special qualifications but wealth that decides whether one is allowed to practise medicine at some point!]

Agreement between Agriculture and Forestry University, ICIMOD (kh 11/07/2022)

Proposal to consider Madan Bhandari University passed (ht 08/07/2022)

IOM and Tribhuvan University partner to launch a school on Migration Studies in Nepal (nlt 30/06/2022)

3.7 million spent on convocation ceremony of Mid-West University (kh 23/06/2022)

Strengthen Public Institutions, by Mukti Rijal (rn 23/06/2022

Leader Bijukchhe accuses role of medical mafia for not getting permission for MBBS (kh 22/06/2022)

NSU demands formation of probe committee in TU (kh 10/06/2022)

Tribhuvan University system doesn’t recognise transgender student : For trans individuals, it’s a constant fight in every step with systemic barriers almost on all fronts, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 09/06/2022)

Govt universities against two-day weekend (rep 22/05/2022)

Students anxious as Tribhuvan University fails to publish results : Varsity officials blame the lack of manpower for the delay, however, the issue has always been a perennial problem at the country’s oldest and largest university (kp 06/05/2022)

Colleges under TU to remain closed for 23 days (kh 28/04/2022)

Case filed against 6 TU officials for altering exam results (rep 29/03/2022)

Convocation of Madhyapaschim University put off (kh 28/03/2022)

Keep TU Free From Politics, by Madhav Prasad Dahal (rn 25/03/2022)

Problems seen in TU should be solved immediately: Minister Bhusal (kp 24/03/2022)

Education Minister Stresses On Strengthening TU- Affiliated Campuses (rn 20/03/2022)

Save TU From Unsolicited Politics, by Mukti Rijal (rn 17/03/2022)

Education Minister Poudel urges not to enforce strike in university (kh 16/03/2022)

TU Central Library to have a new building with Indian assistance (kh 15/03/2022)

Call to make Nepal Sanskrit University technology-friendly (kh 11/03/2022)

NHRC calls for dialogue to resume teaching-learning at university (kh 01/03/2022)

Tribhuvan University administration padlocked for five months in two years : Teachers and professors stage a counter protest demanding end to ‘padlock culture’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/02/2022)

TU is Well : Nepalese academia, including Tribhuvan University, has challenges, but we must tell the full story, including what it is doing well, by Shyam Sharma (rep 11/02/2022)

Works at office of Sudurpaschim University affected for two months (kh 08/02/2022)

The cost of sidelining the humanities : A major academic discipline is dying a slow death due to a system keen on quantifying success, by Aarati Baral (kp 06/02/2022)

CTEVT to conduct postponed exam from February 19 (kh 02/02/2022)

TU to reschedule postponed exam for February (kh 31/01/2022)

VCs flay government decision to appoint ministry staff at BPKIHS (ht 27/01/2022) [The system has long been in need of change: neither a king nor a prime minister belongs at the head of a university or similar institution This is the only way to avoid political interference and nepotism!]

Fear, worries and panic among students as universities run board exams amid Omicron surge : Students say the university exams are being held without following safety protocols, with infected, non-infected and those with symptoms put together in the same examination hall. University officials refute the claims, by Prasun Sangroula (nlt 19/01/2022), NHRC urges adherence to health safety measures during examinations (nlt 20/01/2022), TU puts off all semester and annual examinations until further notice (rep 20/01/2022), Purbanchal University postpones all examinations (kh 21/01/2022)

Medical colleges continue to defy government-fixed ceiling of fee : Students of two medical colleges are up in arms. Operators refuse to budge, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/01/2022), Home Ministry orders action against medical colleges levying undue fees on students : Orders action against Nobel Medical college operators (kh 21/01/2022)

TU declares holiday till Jan 24 citing COVID-19 risk (rep 15/01/2022)

End Anomalies In Medical Education, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 11/01/2022)

Purbanchal University comes under fire for denying registration and admit card to a student identifying as a transwoman : The incident sparks conversation on the exclusionary way Nepal’s education institutions treat transgender students, by Prasun Sangroula (nlt 09/01/2022)

Tri-Chandra’s run down state is a microcosm of Nepal : The country's oldest college is falling apart, an apt symbol of neglect and apathy, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 07/01/2022)

Enhance TU's Research Credentials, by Mukti Rijal (rn 06/01/2022)

MoHA warns to sue medical colleges for levying undue amount from students : Instructs CDOs to take due action (kh 02/01/2022), Action will be taken against colleges if found charging more than the prescribed fee: Education Minister Paudel (rep 06/01/2022)

Medical colleges snub Medical Education Commission under political protection : Colleges are demanding higher fees from MBBS students ignoring the fee structure fixed by the regulator, by Binod Ghimire (kp 27/12/2021)

Call to end political dominance in universities (ht 16/12/2021), End party meddling : Institutes of higher education or even schools cannot be a playing ground for the political parties any longer (ht 17/12/2021)

PM Deuba Lauds KU's Role In Educational Development And Producing Skilled Human Resources (rn 15/12/2021)

Nepa l : The Archaeology of Académie, by Rajeev Kunwar (kh 10/12/2021)

Deuba-led Tribhuvan University meeting decides to hire teachers without open competition : Experts say such a practice will promote incompetence and ruin students’ future, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/12/2021)

Making Of A University, by Mukti Rijal (rn 02/12/2021)

TU's part time teachers stage strike again (ht 30/11/2021), Teachers' agitation : The authorities should not yield to pressure from the part-time teachers of TU to make them permanent through internal evaluation (ht 01/12/2021)

Foreign education aspirants are helpless as their SAT results aren’t released : US-based College Board has been unresponsive and ignorant of the plight of 51 Nepali test-takers while their college application deadlines pass by, by Aakriti Ghimire (kp 28/11/2021)

University an identity marker of province: CM Pokharel (kh 17/11/2021)

Huawei Nepal and Tribhuvan University ink deal to set up Seed for Future ICT Academy (kh 16/11/2021)

Nepali students' enrolment in foreign universities up (ht 02/11/2021), Students' exodus : While investment in education is an investment in the country's future, the problem is that few Nepali students are returning home (ht)

Minister Dr Rijal inspects NA’s under-construction defense university (kh 26/10/2021)

Mid-West University and Chandigarh University sign MoU (kh 13/10/2021)

Midwestern University and Professors Association seal 8-pt deal (kh 02/10/2021)

Gandaki University Running Classes After Two Years Of Establishment (rn 02/10/2021)

TU Launches Master’s Degree Course On Good Governance And Anti-Corruption Studies (rn 01/10/2021)

MBBS students returning from China allowed to intern from Nepal MC says students have to choose hospital themselves, by Milan Dahal (kh 17/09/2021)

Mid-Western University to conduct exams from Sept 13 (kh 09/09/2021)

Time to invest in our own universities, by Angel Sharma (rep 05/09/2021)

Gandaki University can be an icon of success, interview with Ganesh Man Gurung (kh 01/09/2021)

Mid-Western University to conduct exams from Sept 13 (kh 30/08/2021)

Madhyapaschim University signs MoUs for inclusive education (kh 26/08/2021)

TU and Tel Aviv University sign MoU to promote cooperation in various fields (rep 20/08/2021)

Universities Should Stay Relevant, by Mukti Rijal (rn 19/08/2021)

Poor pass rate in entrance tests for medical courses exposes quality of education : Fewer students have qualified for many bachelor’s courses leaving many seats unfilled, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/08/2021)

Nepali students in Chinese universities losing hope : Medical graduates from various Chinese universities protest in front of the offices of Nepal Medical Council and Center for Education and Human Resource Development, asking for permission to complete their internship in Nepal, by Pratik Ghimire (ap 12/08/2021)

Tribhuvan University continues exams amid protests by students : As the in-person exams of master’s and bachelor’s levels continue, students are worried about Covid-19, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 11/08/2021)

Tribhuvan University continues in-person exams despite widespread outcry, by Shristi Serchan (rec 09/08/2021)

Industrial study centre in the offing (kh 07/08/2021)

As more universities are in the pipeline experts ask if Nepal needs so many : If things go as planned, the country will have 16  universities in a couple of years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/08/2021)

Maintaining health safety protocol during exams is impossible, colleges say : There is a risk of the virus situation going out of control again if precautions are not taken, health experts warn, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 25/07/2021)

Why Public Institutions Fail, by Mukti Rijal (rn 22/07/2021)

Nepal needs a flagship research university : The unity of teaching and research is what distinguishes these kinds of institutions from others, by Bed Prasad Giri (kp 21/07/2021)

‘Incorporate inclusion in university curriculum’ (kh 20/07/2021)

Mobilizing Resources For The University Of Nepal, by Bipin Adhikari (sp 16/07/2021)

Nepali medical students from foreign universities can intern in Nepal : Longstanding ban on internships by students of foreign universities has been lifted for one time only, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/07/2021)

Professional irregularities are growing in universities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/07/2021)

Academics plan a university of excellence but keeping politics at bay is a challeng : Unlike existing universities, the board of trustees will have complete authority over appointment of vice-chancellor and it will not grant affiliations, its promoters say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/07/2021)

TU set to conduct stalled exams from July 20 (kh 23/06/2021), TU to conduct formerly suspended graduation exams from July 20 (kh 25/06/2021), Oldest varsity plans stalled exams next month but students harbour doubts, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 28/06/2021), Alternative assessments : TU must understand that conducting sit-in exams is not the best option now (kp 29/06/2021)

Tribhuvan University finally agrees to conduct exams online, by Binod Ghimire (07/06/2021)

Oldest varsity’s insistence on in-person tests is costing students years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/04/2021)

Govt decides to put off all pre-scheduled examinations until further notice amid fresh surge in COVID-19 cases (rep 26/04/2021)

Nepal Set To Start Study Of Masters In Mountaineering Science, by Chhetu Sherpa (rn 16/04/2021)

Crawling when not asked to bend : The government of the  day will benefit most  from a culture of political participation, by Atul K Thakur (kp 02/04/2021)

In a first, Tribhuvan University takes action against faculty members for plagiarism : Lack of action in the past gave rise to the practice of  plagiarism in Nepali academia, educationists say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/03/2021)

Karnali Academy of Health Sciences starts MD course : However, the launch of MBBS classes at the academy is still uncertain despite  the institution’s claim that it has completed the necessary preparations, by LP Devkota (kp25/03/2021)

Officials bent on granting affiliation to B&C college despite controversy : The government will remove all barriers to grant affiliation to the college soon, education minister says, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/03/2021)

How this college is opening the gates to better hospitality education : Making sure that students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds have equal access to quality hospitality education,  Kathmandu University and GATE College roll out a one-of-a-kind apprenticeship degree in Nepal, by Tsering Ngodup Lama (kp 12/03/2021)

Four Mid-Western University professors including program director resign en masse (rep 09/03/2021)

Oli government making efforts to secure affiliation for B&C Medical College : Education Minister Shrestha pushes the affiliation proposal at the senate meeting of Kathmandu University, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/03/2021)

Political interference at Tribhuvan University : Today’s problem is to bring politics within everybody’s grasp and use it to fight against its abusers, by Abhi Subedi (kp 28/02/2021)

Gandaki Varsity Can Go The TU Way, by Mukti Rijal (rn 18/02/2021)

TU to run classes physically from March (ht 10/02/2021)

Significance Of Defence University, by Uttam Maharjan (kp 09/02/2021), Why Nepal needs a defense university : Formulating a vibrant defense policy to counter the security threats can be possible when we have qualified human resources in the country. The Defense University will do just that, by Hritik Yadav (rep 16/02/2021) [???]

A Proposal To Improve Media Studies Curricula, by Harsha Man Maharjan (rn 06/02/2021)

PADT to construct World Hindu University in Kathmandu (kh 02/02/2021) [Another university for a handful of (male) Bahuns! And what about the existing Sanskrit University?]

Dr KC objects to recommendation for increasing medical education fee (kh 24/01/2021)

Politicisation of universities takes toll on credibility, by Binod Ghimire (kp 22/01/2021)

Students launch protest against alleged swindling by two colleges in Rukum (West) : The agitating students have padlocked TNT Technical College and Syarputal Engineering College, by Hari Gautam (kp 21/01/2021)

Call for criteria to select new KU vice-chancellor : The search committee will shortly start the process to shortlist  three candidates, one of whom will succeed Ram Kantha Makaju, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/01/2021) [Stop this nonsense and appoint chancellors at all universities. Neither a prime minister nor a king is competent for such an office!], Experts doubt KU vice-chancellor will be chosen based on merit : Applications have been called for the post but the criteria for selection have not been published and this is a concern, educationists say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/01/2021)

Colleges announce application dates despite uncertainty over grade 12 results : National Examination Board says admissions can be provisional or colleges can postpone  entrance examinations and the deadline for application submission, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/12/2020)

TU continues to ignore part-time teachers’ demands (ht 24/12/2020)

How should universities recruit professors? The very idea of requiring a written qualifying exam for a PhD is by definition absurd since nobody could qualify as the examiner, by Jagadish Paudel (rep 15/12/2020)

Freeing TU From Politics, by Mukti Rijal (rn 10/12/2020)

TU part-timers threaten to boycott classes  : They have been demanding payment on par with assistant professors besides other facilities (ht 09/12/2020)

Digital Media In Social Science Curricula, by Harsha Man Maharjan (rn 05/12/2020)

Dissecting TU Service Examination Results, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 21/11/2020)

Pick new KU vice-chancellor fairly, academics say : A number of prominent professors had parted ways with the university expressing their displeasure with the leadership of VC Ram Kantha Makaju, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/11/2020)

Tribhuvan University publishes timetable for exams despite coronavirus scare, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/11/2020)

Agriculture university not equipped to run vet classes, council says : University officials say they are committed to admitting new students this year, but authorities are unimpressed, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/11/2020)

Sexism in academia : Comments related to physical appearance unnecessarily dominate talks surrounding sexism, by Roshee Lamichhane (kp 21/10/2020)

TU Teachers Feel Insecure, by Kundan Aryal (rn 09/10/2020)

Varsities, colleges allowed to conduct exams : The government’s decision draws flak as it could increase the risk of COVID transmission, by Ram Kumar Kamat (ht 08/10/2020)

Tertiary Education During Pandemic, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/10/2020)

Politics Dictates Public Institutions, by Mukti Rijal (rn 02/10/2020)

Tribhuvan University to hold exams after festivals : As officials commit to virus safety measures, students will have the option of sitting their exams at a centre closest to their homes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/09/2020)

Lumbini Buddhist University Conducts ‘Door-To-Door’ Exams, by Laxman Poudel (rn 17/09/2020)

The future of the classroom is online : The government must  support universities as  they move to embrace  virtual classrooms, by Achyut Wagle (kp 15/09/2020)

Rules to regulate medical colleges issued (ht 04/09/2020)

TU Urges Its Students To Participate In Online Class (rn 26/08/2020)

Kathmandu University closes for 15 days (kh 11/08/2020)

Ayurveda university infrastructure development board formation order issued (ht 06/08/2020)

Break The Culture Of Padlocking, by Kundan Aryal (rn 31/07/2020)

Congress-aligned professors, students padlock Tribhuvan University office: Ruling party appointing key officials without consulting other parties, they allege, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/07/2020)

As pandemic stops Nepali students from going abroad, consultancies and other businesses take a hit: Plans of thousands of students to study abroad have been either postponed or shattered due to Covid-19 related travel restrictions, and suspension of visa services, by Aditi Aryal and Elisha Shrestha (kp 29/07/2020) [This would be the time and opportunity for a complete overhaul of the Nepalese education system. Unfortunately, however, the responsible politicians are just as uninterested in this as they are in controlling the pandemic, providing emergency aid for the numerous natural disasters and measures to prevent them in the future, saving the economy in a forward-looking manner, full equality for women and their protection against criminal elements, exposing capital crimes or immediately rescuing the desperate migrant workers who are willing to return and creating jobs in the country on a permanent basis. Instead, the small male group in power, mainly Bahun, is engaged in senseless struggles for power and personal privileges.]

Campuses Affiliated To TU To Open From Today, Exams To Be Held From July 23, by Seshkant Pandit (rn 22/07/2020)

Covid-19 lockdown affects Nepali students planning to go abroad: While some students plan to wait things out, others have given up on their plans due to the epidemic, by Shuvam Dhungana (kp 25/06/2020)

Pokhara University finds itself at a crossroads jeopardising the academic future of students: Future of as many as 40,000 students is insecure as the varsity remains without a vice-chancellor and registrar for over nine months, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 21/06/2020)

Pitch For E-Learning In Lockdown, by Mukti Rijal (kp 04/06/2020)

Students Of Semester System Attend Online Classes, Others Are Out Of Access (rn 09/05/2020)

Govt okays construction of defence university (ht 16/04/2020) [???], Defence university formation order stipulates 13-member committee (ht 19/04/2020)

Linking Academic Research With Development, by Ira Sharma (rn 26/03/2020)

As the world goes on lockdown, Nepali students find themselves out of a job: With the Covid-19 outbreak shuttering businesses, Nepali students in foreign lands who work part-time to fund their studies are worried about paying their bills, by Elisha Shrestha (kp 23/03/2020)

HoR panel passes bill on Madan Bhandari university (ht 19/03/2020)

KMC padlocked for a month (ht 11/03/2020)

Ayurveda university bill to promote ancient medicine (ht 11/03/2020)

Will the subject of history soon be history? A lack of job prospects and Tribhuvan University’s failure to attract a new generation to the subject have meant that fewer students are pursuing history as a discipline, by Shashwat Pant (kp 05/03/2020))

No-objection letters for six countries put on hold amid global virus outbreak: Education consultancies say, unofficially, the government has stopped issuing certificates for other places as well, by Binod Ghimire (kp 04/03/2020)

Saving the centre of academic excellence: The current friction at Kathmandu University should not be used as a tool to encourage unionisation, by Achyut Wagle (03/03/2020)

Medical Education Commission plans to roll out new regulation: Colleges not up to the mark could lose their permits, if they do not improve in two years, by Binod Ghimire (kp 29/02/2020)

At one of country’s oldest campuses, no running water, no toilets and few classes: Faced with a resource crunch, Birgunj’s Thakur Ram Multiple Campus, founded in 1952, has been struggling to keep its legacy of academic excellence alive, by Shankar Acharya (kp 26/02/2020)

Medical colleges continue to overcharge students while authorities remain passive: Students say the Medical Education Commission has not taken any action despite receiving complaints against some colleges, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/02/2020)

Former vice-chancellors warn government to stop politicisation in universities: Retired vice-chancellors see the draft Higher Education Bill as an attempt to centralise power, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/02/2020)

Battle of the moustache: Universities should produce ideas and expand the sphere in such a way that it becomes a force to be reckoned with, by Abhi Subedi (kp 02/02/2020)

Government plan to set up Ayurveda University concerns Nepal Sanskrit University: After seeing a continuous decline in Sanskirt students, Sanskrit university itself is teaching Ayurveda studies, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/01/2020)

How politicisation is dragging Kathmandu University down: Ever since the appointment of vice-chancellor Ram Kantha Makaju, allegations of financial impropriety and a monopoly over decision-making have continued to haunt the university, by Binod Ghimire (kp 25/01/2020), Trouble at Kathmandu University: Politicisation and strife can ruin a revered institution (kp 28/01/2020), KU lockout ends partially (ht 29/01/2020)

Lockout at KU continues (ht 23/01/2020)

Tribhuvan University introduces labour studies programme: The four-semester course will cover topics like labour economics, labour sociology, labour laws, labour migration, labour diplomacy and labour rights, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 19/01/2020)

Medical commission ‘fails’ to enforce refund of excess fee to students: Protesting students demand a probe against commission’s Chair Dr Shree Krishna Giri over an allegation that he demanded bribes, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/01/2020)

Purbanchal University marks anniversary amid protests: Two of its administrative offices—the rooms of vice-chancellor and registrar—have been padlocked by various student unions for seven months over disagreements about the appointment of university officials, by Binod Bhandari (kp 05/01/2020)

Irate teachers, employees padlock KU departments, dean offices (ht 03/01/2020)

Policy Research Academy Bill registered in Upper House (ht 03/01/2020)

Construction of building for Madan Bhandari University starts before Parliament endorses its bill: Project to be funded by the Nepal government after the Chinese government turns down proposal, by Binod Ghimire (kp 15/12/2019) [Respect of laws obviously does not play any role for the NCP-led government!]

Universities stripped of power to grant affiliation to medical colleges, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 15/12/2019)

KU professors, employees warn of stringent protest (ht 14/12/2019)

Shortlisted nominees for six vice-chancellor posts are close to the ruling party: If political association were to have primacy over merit, what was the point of announcing vacancies, experts ask, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/12/2019)  [This is a very special kind of political corroption as practised by Nepal's top politicians!]

KAHS senate meeting uncertain, by Dhan Bahadur Budha (rep 09/12/2019)

Failing Education System Of Nepal, by Somy Paudyal (rn 09/12/2019)

Construction of Madan Bhandari university starts officially, by Pratap Bista (kp 08/12/2019)

Students of TU and its constituent colleges to get refund for medical expenses (ht 08/12/2019)

Six universities have been without vice-chancellors for months, but government has done precious little to appoint them: Committees formed to recommend names are waiting for consensus among parties, officials and experts say, by Bionod Ghimire (kp 07/12/2019) [They have their almighty and energetic chancellor Oli. What else do they need Vice-Chancellors?]

Semester System In Crisis, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 07/12/2019)

Reform Agenda Before New VC, by Mukti Rijal (rn 05/12/2019)

Home Ministry instructs police to arrest medical college owners if they fail to refund students: College operators refuse to budge and insist the set fee ceiling is not scientific, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/11/2019), Medical colleges to reimburse students, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 27/11/2019), Medical students demand changes in agreement (ht 30/11/2019)

CMC students demand refund of extra fee (ht 24/11/2019), Agitating students manhandled, protest continues, by Ritesh Tripathi (rep 24/11/2019)

Karnali Campus closed for lack of students, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 23/11/2019)

Medical colleges overcharge students by the millions but face no consequences: As most college operators have close relations with political parties, they face no action for charging exorbitant fees that are against regulations, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/11/2019)

Medical students’ writ petition in top court (ht 20/11/2019)

TU officials monitoring medical colleges charge even taxi fares from them, by Bhuwan Sharma (19/11/2019)

UMC students start relay hunger strike (ht 16/11/2019)

Science education: make it job-oriented, by Niranjan Parajuli (ht 14/11/2019)

Return the extra fees: The medical colleges would do well to refrain from issuing threats of shutting them down to pile pressure on the government (ht 13/11/2019)

Chitwan Medical College padlocked by protestors again: Agitating students say they are going to padlock the Education Unit until the college administration addresses their demand, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 12/11/2019), Students padlock Bhairahawa-based Universal Medical College, by Mohammad Habib (rep 12/11/2019)

Government gives 15-day ultimatum to medical colleges (ht 12/11/2019)

Medical colleges charged extra fees of nearly Rs3 billion in three years, a new report says: As some colleges received fees without providing bills, there has also been tax evasion, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/11/2019)

Medical students urge home minister to initiate action against defiant private colleges that are not refunding additional fees: Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has asked for 15 days to set things right, a student leader says, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/11/2019)

Ministry seeks clarification from 15 academic institutions: It may take action against the institutions after 15 days if clarifications are unsatisfactory (rep 08/11/2019), 15 colleges likely to face action: Education ministry planning to scrap foreign courses offered by them (ht 09/11/2019)

2-yr rural stint enough for scholarship docs: SC (ht 07/11/2019)

Medical students seek refund of extra fee (ht 06/11/2019), Government issues one directive after another to medical colleges to refund additional fees, but has taken no action as yet: Students from different medical colleges in Capital to pressurise the government and their colleges for increased fee refunds, by Binod Ghimire (kp 07/11/2019)

Different criteria applied for selection of vice-chancellor at TU and other universities: Education experts suggest adopting a competitive selection process in appointments across all varsities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/11/2019)

Medical Education Commission gets shape (ht 05/11/2019)

Dr Dharma Kant Banskota set to be appointed Tribhuvan University vice-chancellor: The education minister-led search committee will choose top officials among the applicants in the other seven universities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/11/2019) [Never ending political nominations and nepotism!], VC Banskota assumes office (kp 05/11/2019)

Chitwan Medical College to adjust fees for first year students: Agitating MBBS students, however, have not agreed with the announcement of the college administration, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 02/11/2019), Extra fees will be adjusted, says CMC (ht 02/11/2019)

Filling in the education gap: Students who move to the Capital for higher education often find themselves in a challenging and different academic culture, by Arjun Bhattarai (kp 01/11/2019)

Dhangadi to run technical institution if all goes as planned (ht 31/10/2019)

Scholarship quota for medical students increased (ht 22/10/2019), NMC allocates seats for medical colleges (ht 22/10/2019)

Undue demands: As medical colleges are related to human life, they must be service-oriented, and the service they provide should be affordable (ht 22/10/2019)

No new admissions, medical colleges warn (ht 21/10/2019)

A commission formed to deal with controversies in medical education is itself mired in controversy: The Medical Education Commission is allowing affiliations to nursing colleges, despite a law that disallows any affiliations until existing medical institutions are mapped, by Binod Ghimire (kp 19/10/2019)

Medical education cost up by up to 4.7pc (ht 19/10/2019)

Why has the medical education sector not been reformed? The defiance of medical college operators and the government’s failure to enforce the ceiling it has set for MBBS and BDS courses lead students to be overcharged, which is the cause of the prolonged agitation, by Binod Ghimire (kp 17/10/2019)

Universities are headless as government fails to agree on vice-chancellors candidates: Nepali Congress-affiliated professors’ union threatens non-cooperation in universities if they are ignored in the appointment process, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/10/2019)

Pick the right man: To regain its lost glory, TU needs someone with a vision who can bring about the desired changes (ht 15/10/2019)

Government in bid to resolve extra fee issue (ht 14/10/2019)

VC talent search: No more political puppets, by Ambika Mohan Joshee (ht 03/10/2019) [Install independent academic chancellors and finally abolish the royal legacy that the usually non-academic head of government is chancellor of all higher academic institutions.], Ailing, Politicised Universities, by Mukti Rijal (rn 03/10/2019)

Field study conducted to establish Madan Bhandari University of Science and Technology in Chitlang: After its establishment, the university will be the first one to cater purely to the field of science and technology, by Pratap Bista (kp 02/10/2019)

Private medical college operators threaten not to enrol students in the present scenario: Dr Govinda KC warns of another hunger strike if the malpractices in medical education don’t stop, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/09/2019)

Absence of post-graduate college in Parbat a hurdle for aspiring students: Most undergraduate students in the district are left with two choices—go out of the district to pursue higher education or discontinue their studies, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 26/09/2019)

National Medical Commission revising fee structure for MBBS course: Protesting students say setting new fees structure is not enough without assurance of its strict implementation, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/09/2019)

Medical education in peril, again: The protesting students’ demands to implement the new laws are legitimate and valid (kp 18/09/2019)

Lawmakers’ impartiality questioned as they recommend increase in MBBS quotas for medical colleges: Despite commitment, the Speaker has failed to ensure lawmakers are not assigned in the committees where they can have a conflict of interest, by Binod Ghimire (kp 12/09/2019)

Will Tribhuvan University be the first educational institution to have a sexual harassment policy in Nepal? Months after articles and news stories about continued sexual harassment in the country’s oldest and largest university, it finally has put a team to work on addressing these issues through a grievance mechanism, by Bhrikuti Rai (kp 08/09/2019)

Supreme Court stays IoM’s MBBS entrance test (ht 07/09/2019)

Ministry directs TU to allocate 75 percent of seats in medical colleges to scholarship students: We want to see the commitments implemented, students say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 06/09/2019)

KU padlocked for one month (ht 06/09/2019)

Instead of implementing law, government uses force to break the padlock to hold entrance tests; Students filing writ against the government demanding implementation of National Medical Education Act, by Binod Ghimire (kp 05/09/2019)

In lack of textbooks, college students rely on online resources, by Dinesh Subedi (kp 05/09/2019)

Karnali Academy of Health Sciences getting popular among the rural folks (rep 02/09/2019)

Students should be open to learning, not parrot party beliefs unquestioned: Politicians, in filling universities with party adherents, have helped erode the strength of free thought that would have come only with the right education, by Abhi Subedi (kp 01/09/2019)

What ails TU? Reform in TU is not possible without strong government support. If any reform is initiated, there is likely to be huge protest, even closure of the university, by Ridish K. Pokharel (rep 29/08/2019)

MA English open for all at Tribhuvan University (ht 25/08/2019)

Despite concerns, top officials in universities are set to be appointed on political sharing: The government is ignoring the recommendations made by a panel it had formed in May, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/08/2019) [After the abolition of the authoritarian monarchy, which in the recent history of the country was mainly responsible for the exclusion of the majority of the Nepalese population, the non-inclusive political parties dominated by male Bahun have infiltrated the entire state apparatus in a very short time. This is undemocratic, completely irresponsible and highly politically corrupt!], No regard for merit: It is unfortunate that political sharing  in universities persists (kp 22/08/2019) [The problem already starts with the PM! He must not have any position in universities!!]

Microbiology graduates demand licence: Of 2,000 microbiology graduates, many have been denied licence to practice (ht 21/08/2019)

Where Are Universities Heading?, by Pramod Dhakal (rn 19/08/2019)

TU starts 4-year bachelor’s in humanities, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 12/08/2019)

Offices of KU VC, registrar, deans padlocked (ht 12/08/2018)

While existing universities flounder, provinces rush to build new ones: Priority should be for improving the existing universities, educationists say, by Binod Ghimire (kp 09/08/2019)

House committee asks education minister to revise the bill to amend University Acts: Lawmakers object to provisions that could give space for further politicisation of varsities, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/08/2019)

Making of a good university: Keep politics at bay, by Uttam Neupane (ht 05/08/2019), Integrity in academic appointments: Keep politics out of the selection process for university positions (kp 06/08/2019), Recruiting VCs in varsities: Merit should be the criteria, by Mukti Rijal (ht 06/08/2019)

Madan Bhandari - A new university, just like the old ones: The government has proposed establishing a new technical university, but its offerings suggest it will specialise in all fields, by Binod Ghimire (kp 31/07/2019)

More than 18 months after Karki report, government yet to take action against the accused: While accused officials have questioned the report’s legitimacy, experts say the government needs to take a stand, by Nayak Paudel (kp 21/07/2019)

TU, Nepal Police sign MoU for partnership (ht 18/07/2019)

At a half-century-old Sanskrit college, there is a will, but there is no money: Without funds, the library at Balmiki Campus lies neglected in ruins, by Alisha Sijapati (kp 17/07/2019)

Govt sub-panel for revising medical education fees (ht 16/07/2019)

Fee structure for bachelor level medical courses likely to increase: Medical colleges say the new rate should be enough to run the institutions effectively, by Nayak Paudel (kp 15/07/2019)

Reviving humanities: Deeper understanding of problem within humanities education in Nepal will help us identify the reason behind its decline in Tribhuvan University, by Biranchi Poudyal (rep 15/07/2019)

Vice-chancellors of several varsities to retire next month: Experts suggest selection on merit ending practice of picking officials based on their political affiliation, by Binod Ghimire (kp 14/07/2019) [It would be best to nominate chancellors from the academic circles! There is no justification to make the PM the chancellor of any university!!]

Country’s oldest university is becoming centre of anomalies as fresh controversies surface: Cases of irregularities, one after another, are tarnishing the  image of Tribhuvan University, by Binod Ghimire (kp 10/07/2019), Tribhuvan University officials embroiled in yet another power abuse scandal, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 10/07/2019), Erosion of academic standards: A decline of ethics, by Jiba Raj Pokharel (ht 10/07/2019), What is a university? It is a place where creative freedom  is explored, but TU has almost  stopped doing so for long (kp 11/07/2019), TU Under Public Scrutiny, by Mukti Rijal (rn 11/07/2019)

TU files sexual harassment FIR against teache: rFirst time the varsity has done so, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 09/07/2019)

Varsity offices vandalised, locked (ht 08/06/2019)

Tribhuvan University to form committee to control anomalies, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 07/07/2019)

Formation of arts, culture academy delayed in Gandaki Province, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 07/07/2019)

Writ filed at Supreme Court demanding clarity in provision on medical seats for foreign students: Petition comes at a time when controversy is raging  in Dharan medical institute over the issue, by Nayak Paudel (kp 04/07/2019)

10 Tribhuvan University officials face graft charge for manipulating scores in job exams:The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority found 33 answer sheets had been tampered with, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 04/07/2019)

TU confirms its official took bribes to manipulate scores of a student University official: Ram Bahadur Karmacharya and Patan Multiple Campus student Surendra Koirala are in the CIAA custody, by Binod Ghimire (kp 03/07/2019)

BPKIHS defends its quota policy for foreign students: The institute maintains it is managing foreign student quotas as per the Medical Education Act, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 26/06/2019), Resident doctors at BPKIHS in protest over foreign student quota policy row: Doctors demand one-third quota should apply in each department, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 28/06/2019)

Bar on going abroad for studies before Plus Two stayed (ht 22/06/2019)

Study under way to conduct common entrance test and to revise fees of medical colleges: Activists and experts seek recommendations that benefit students, rather than medical colleges, by Nayak Paudel (kp 17/06/2019)

Ministry to draft new bill to run five state medical colleges under one body: Experts suggest proper study and research before forming the bill, by Nayak Paudel (kp 15/06/2019)

Sija Multiple Campus: Students come for admission but not for studies, by DB Budha (rep 09/06/2019)

Tribhuvan University should change the way it handles thesis writing: After years of sitting in exams to protract the bevies of bullet points, students are faced to deal with an unfamiliar object, by Nirmal Acharya (kp 09/06/2019)

Private medical colleges admit to charging extra fees to their studentsCollege operators tell House sub-committee that government-set fee structure is unfeasible, by Nayak Paudel (kp 06/06/2019)

Administratively dead: Just as TU is devoid of its intellectual life, it is destitute of its administrative life too. I, therefore, declare administrative death of TU, by Ajit Rai (rep 28/05/2019)

PU ‘paralysed’ due to government interference, by Binod Bhandari (kp 27/05/2019)

Maintaining the sanctity of Nepali universities: Instead of focusing on nurturing academic practices, including research and innovation, the government seems to be interested merely in centralising power and curbing academic freedom, by Kushal Pokharel (kp 26/05/2019)

Teachers affiliated to Far-western University not paid since 11 months, by Yogesh Rawal (22/05/2019)

Mishra’s departure throws the future of government think tank into disarray: Insiders believe Chaitanya Mishra’s discomfort with bureaucracy was the  primary reason for his resignation as the head of Policy Research Academy, by Anil Giri (kp 21/05/2019), Think tank woes: The government’s promise of  cooperation has fallen short (kp 22/05/2019)

GMC yet to  return extra fees charged from students (ht 21/05/2019)

Dadeldhura Multiple Campus beset by  cronyism and political interference, by Pant (kp 20/05/2019)

Making the system work: Tribhuvan University has not been able to create basic infrastructure, student-centric teaching model and other facilities to properly run semester system, by Biranchi Poudyal and Sangam Babu Malla (rep 19/05/2019)

SC orders  TU to allow foreign  students to sit for MBBS exam (ht 18/05/2019)

Choose the best: Let’s have no more political  appointments at universities (kp 17/05/2019) [And please remove the Prime Minister's function as head of all universities and academies that was taken over from the erstwhile monarchy! A person with not more than SLC education is in no way qualified to head universities!], Prime minister must not have power to sack university officials, say former vice-chancellorsAround a dozen retired university officials have demanded that the prime minister respect the autonomy of universities and not pass an amendment bill, by Binod Ghimire (kp 18/05/2019), Ex-VCs urge govt to depoliticize universities (rep 18/05/2019)

Politics-academics Mess, by Mukti Rijal (rn 16/05/2019)

Task force recommends university officials be picked on merit basis: The government-instituted panel suggests those accused of plagiarism should be disqualified, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/05/2019)

Tainted TU registrar Upreti promoted to professor; TU Service Commission Chairman Chaitanya Sharma promoting nepotism: TU officials , by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 13/05/2019), Saving TU from infamy (rep 14/05/2019)

Frequent strikes hit Agriculture and Forestry University hard (ht 08/05/2019)

Govt grills TU officials over unreturned MBBS fees (rep 04/05/2019)

Anti-ragging drive launched in colleges (kp 27/04/2019)

Colleges admit students, PU refuses to register (ht 22/04/2019), Follow the criteria: A university has the right to set its standard, and affiliated colleges must abide by the rules to ensure quality of education (ht 23/04/2019)

Student organisations padlocked central office of Pokhara University, by Deepak Pariyar (kp 19/04/2019)

TU yet to clear over Rs 21 billion of arrears (kp 18/04/2019)

How Tribhuvan University let students down after a sexual harassment case: Students at the university filed a sexual harassment complaint but instead of taking action, university officials facilitated a compromise between the five women and the teachers accused of harassing them, by Bhrikuti Rai (kp 09/04/2019)

Army’s plan for defence university stokes debate over who should pay for it: Nepal Army has said the institution will be a homegrown project even as multiple countries offer support to set it up, by Anil Giri (kp 08/04/2019)

Pokhara Academy of Health  Sciences still unable to run classes: We won’t be able to conduct classes without the final approval of  Nepal Medical Council, says Vice-chancellor Buddhi Bahadur Thapa, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 06/04/2019)

New University In The Offing, by Prem Khatry (rn 02/04/2019)

Medical colleges told to return extra fees charged to students within a month: Colleges stand to face stern action, including termination of affiliation with TU, if they fail to follow the directive (kp 22/03/2019)

Bill proposes sack of university chiefs through senate majority, draws flak, by Ashok Dahal (rep 21/03/2019)

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine offices padlocked: Ruling party student unions demand problems at medical colleges be addressed, by Arjun Poudel (kp 20/03/2019)

UGC doles out Rs 25 million to campuses not meeting criteria, by Ruby Rauniyar (rep 18/03/2019)

Resignation of top officials continues in KU: Bipin Adhikari quits as dean of School of Law, expresses demur over vice-chancellor’s working style (kp 17/03/2019)

BPKIHS without Vice-Chancellor, by Rohit Rai (rep 16/03/2019)

Council instructs varsities to stop medical colleges from ‘fleecing’ students: Scores of students had filed complaints against colleges saying they were being charged more than the fee set by the government, by Arjun Poudel (kp 15/03/2019)

Gandaki Medical College students warn of moving court against steep fees: Students say authorities did not pay heed to their concerns, by Nayak Paudel (kp 01/03/2019), NMA finds Gandaki medical college charging MBBS students extra fees, by Anita Shrestha (ht 02/03/2019)

Woman chief sought for Padma Kanya campus (ht 28/02/2019)

Changunarayan Municipality to manage engineering college (kp 18/02/2019)

Government nod for tech university, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/02/2019)

Devise criteria for students pursuing medical degrees abroad: Council: The suggestion came after hundreds of MBBS graduates from Bangladesh and China failed licence tests, by Nayak Paudel (kp 08/02/2019)

Shah appointed new vice-chancellor of health academy, by Nayak Paudel (kp 07/02/2019)

Biotechnology: Great opportunity in bio-economy, by Ajnish Ghimire (ht 05/02/2019)

TU, KU not to issue new affiliation to pvt medical colleges (rep 04/02/2019)

Ministeries at odds over panel’s advice: Bringing academies under Education Ministry is a sore issue (kp 01/02/2019)

A dream deferred: Why aren’t Nepal’s universities attracting young Nepali scholars from abroad?, by Dinesh Kafle (kp 01/02/2019)

When teachers fail: There are many university teachers who can’t understand and speak English well but are ‘teaching’ in English medium, by Rishi Ram Paudyal (rep 27/01/2018)

Panel calls for halting college affiliation until new laws are in place: Acts in need to define jurisdiction of provincial and federal governments, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/01/2019)

Govt proposes to set up two medical colleges: The medical education bill also envisages a medical education university (ht 13/01/2019), Opposition calls for consensus on Medical Education Bill, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 14/01/2019)

Affiliation at Agriculture University postponed: Admission process is halted at eight private colleges (kp 12/01/2019)

Not to let: The government must form a strong body to probe into TU  land acquisition (kp 11/01/2019)

Dr KC to launch 16th hunger strike today: Demands end to ‘mafia reign’ in medical sector, by Biplaw Bhattarai (kp 09/01/2019), NCP lawmakers bulldoze Medical Education Bill through House panel: KC starts 16th hunger strike objecting to change in provisions, by Nayak Paudel (kp 10/01/2019), Respect Public Interests, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 12/01/2019)

Cultivating intellectual curiosity: Learning and knowledge acquisition is a dynamic, long-term and a complex process, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 09/01/2019)

TU trying to attract students to History: In the last academic year, number of students opting for History as a major was nil (ht 04/01/2019)

TU vice-chancellor ‘unaware’ of sexual harassment charges against professor: Retired Tribhuvan University professor teaches at private colleges and is invited to speak at prestigious forums, by Tsering D Gurung (kp 26/12/2018)

Students vandalise far western campus (kp 20/12/2018)

‘Set up new colleges based on Nepal’s human resource need’, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/12/2018)

Malaises Plague University, by Mukti Rijal (rn 20/12/2018)

34 Indian students of Janaki Medical College denied MBBS exam, by Santosh Singh (kp 19/12/2018)

Nepal Academy gets full shape (kp 18/12/2018)

Science Academy suffers shortage of staff (kp 17/12/2018)

Feasibility study of medical course begins in Jumla (kp 17/12/2018), Dr. KC’s deadline on demands expires today: Govt team at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (rep 17/12/2018), Assured by House panel, KC puts off protest plan, by Nayak Paudel (kp 18/12/2018)

Agri Varsity to run two affiliate colleges (kp 16/12/2018)

VC Koirala keeps courting controversy at Mid-western University, by Narendra Upadhyaya (rep 10/12/2018)

Student intake rises 2pc in 3 years at Tribhuvan University (kp 05/12/2018)

Protest hinders classes of Agriculture and Forestry University, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (kp 03/12/2018), Obstruction in forestry university set to end, by Binod Ghimire (kp 13/12/2018)

Delay in key appointments hits regular work at NAMS (ht 29/11/2018)

National Academy of Medical Sciences: Doctors’ dubious admission process courts controversy, by Nayak Pudel (kp 23/11/2018)

Agriculture and Forestry University vandalised (kp 15/11/2018), Agriculture and Forestry University in Chitwan vandalised, set ablaze (ht 15/11/2018)

Rice University to offer leadership programme (kp 03/11/2018)

Go-ahead for Madan Bhandari university: Cabinet permits the Education Ministry to draft law for the university with exclusive focus on Science and Technology, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/10/2018)

Ministry in 10pc medical fee hike talks (kp 11/10/2018)

'Barrier' policy for MBBS/BDS students questioned: Makes govt scholarships a waste of state funds, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 11/10/2018)

Scholars call for action to develop Buddhist varsity (kp 01/10/2018)

‘Locating’ the Missing History Students: At face value, the number of history students at Tribhuvan University is declining sharply. But do the numbers put the issue in proper perspective?, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 29/09/2018)

IOM medical and dental entrance exams begin today: Overall, 17,660 students have submitted their forms to take various medical entrance exams conducted by the Institute of Medicine (kp 22/09/2018)

Proposal on University for Peace approved (ht 21/09/2018)

TU passes Rs 21.1 billion budget for current fiscal year (rep 19/09/2018)

Foreign degrees, domestic colleges: While international universities partnering with domestic colleges are a good thing, care must be taken to ensure that these foreign varsities are reputable, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/09/2018), Reversing the brain drain: Unlikely as it may seem, Nepal has the potential to become an education hub for foreign students, say experts and practitioners, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/09/2018), As country continues to face a qualified human resource crunch, graduates from foreign-affiliated colleges are starting enterprises and working in leading professional positions (kp 16/09/2018)

No more crawling: The academic peers at TU seem to be adopting ‘crawling’ approach when it comes to TU’s institutional development, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (rep 16/09/2018)

TU criticized for multiple mistakes in question paper (rep 12/09/2018)

TU VC office vandalized over question paper leakage (rep 07/09/2018)

Anarchy In University Affiliation, by Mukti Rijal (rn 06/09/2018)

Lockout affects work at Forestry and Agriculture University in Chitwan (ht 06/09/2018)

BPKIHS academic block handed over despite 28 major faults, show records (rep 27/08/2018)

‘Tribhuvan University should strive for quality education’ (kp 21/08/2018)

Students bearing the brunt of varsity’s negligence (ht 21/08/2018)

House panel to consult KC on  Medical Edu Bill (kp 20/08/2018), There’s nothing more to discuss: KC (kp 30/08/2018)

Medical commission will not hold common entrance test (kp 19/08/2018) [Lacking political will!]

Going private: Enrolment in public colleges have fallen by half in the last decade; private schools are reaping the benefits, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/08/2018), The streams not taken: While technical public
institutions of higher education are among the best in the country, non-technical schools suffer from politicization and a lack of leadership and oversight
, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 16/08/2018), Fallow grounds: pursuing a future in forestry and agriculture, by Alisha Sijapati (kp 16/08/2018)

Founding failures: Although the country requires new universities, they must be able to cater to the needs of students, by Binod Ghimire (kp 16/08/2018)

By the law, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 16/08/2018)

Need for more regulations, but also innovation, interview with Dev Raj Adhikari (kp 16/08/2018)

KC slams ‘dubious’ appointment process’ (kp 16/08/2018)

Over 71 per cent medical students fail licensing examination (ht 13/08/2018)

TU fails to provide transcripts within a day, by Bikan K Dawadi (rep 07/08/2018)

Edu Ministry halts NOC for Mauritius (kp 06/08/2018)

Purbanchal Univ defies Centre, plans to affiliate private colleges, by Binod Bhandari (kp 03/08/2018)

Tri-Chandra, Nepal's first college in dire straits, by Diya Dhakal (rep 03/08/2018)

Reforms In Medical Education, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 02/08/2018)

TU associate professor plagiarizes to get promotion (rep 02/08/2018), We are taking plagiarism seriously: TU Service Commission (rep 03/08/2018)

Affiliation to private colleges stopped (ht 02/08/2018)

Zero student in masters' programs after semester system introduced, by Bhim Chapagain (rep 31/07/2018)

TU officials accused over NMC affiliation dismiss panel report: The government has assured that action will be initiated against the 43 accused within two months, by Nayak Paudel (kp 30/07/2018), TU dismisses MEPC report, rejects action: Stance goes against govt-Dr KC agreement, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 30/07/2018), Punish tainted TU officials (rep 31/07/2018)

Govt criticized for permitting pvt agricultural, forestry colleges: After medical sector education, mafias have now eyed the agriculture and other sectors (rep 30/07/2018)

Reforming Medical Education, by Mukti Rijal (rn 26/07/2018), Controversy Over Medical Bill, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 26/07/2018), Politics of Medical Education, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 27/07/2018)

Greater Reforms Needed, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 25/07/2018)

CNAS: Overcoming Hurdles, by Prem Khatry (rn 24/07/2018)

Nepal Needs More Doctors, by Pradipna Raj Panta (rn 23/07/2018)

PM Oli pushes TU to prepare HR plan (kp 22/07/2018) [A PM should not be chancellor of a university! He lacks independence and competence! This is one of the remnants of royal absolutism! Someone with not more education than SLC cannot be the chancellor of a university!!]

The reign of error: The govt should use its majority to do good, not undermine academic autonomy, by Pramod Mishra (kp 19/07/2018)

Teachers join student protests against Agri Univ’s tie-up (kp 17/07/2018)

Tikapur Campus fighting to get back its 300 bigha land: The Kamaiyas started encroaching on the land of the campus from July 8, 2006, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 12/07/2018)

Evidence should guide policy: Dr KC’s demand to open medical colleges in rural regions is impractical to fulfil, by Sujan B Marahatta and Santa M Tamang (kp 11/07/2018)

TU, Bharatpur metropolis to open engineering college (ht 10/07/2018)

Prof Koirala didn’t have permission to fly: Home minister: Oppn party terms it ‘fascist terror’ by govt (rep 09/07/2018), University of British Colombia dismayed and shamed (rep 09/07/2018)

Health Profession Education: Policy sets a precedent for future public policies, interview with Kedar Bhakta Mathema (kp 09/07/2018)

Rampur Agriculture Campus re-opens, by Sabita Shrestha (rep 08/07/2018)

Govt registers National: Medical Education Bill: Legislation does not address concerns raised by Dr Govinda KC; Congress leader Thapa says party will block the bill’s passage (kp 07/07/2018), All three levels of leftist government ignore RAHS, by Devendra Basnet (rep 07/07/2018), PM sticks to his guns: Prime Minister Oli says Maitighar Mandala will remain no-protest zone; Kathmandu will have more medical colleges to stem student outflow, by Tika R Pradhan (kp 08/07/2018) [,,,and, especially, to fill the pockets of leading NCP politicians and their clientele!], Dr KC’s health ‘worsens’, by LP Devkota (kp 08/07/2018), A mare’s nest: The ongoing predicament in humanities and medical education calls for everyone to fight their corner more effectively, by Abhi Subedi (kp 08/07/2018), Govt puts national medical bill on hold: Officials say the govt decided not to table the bill after learning that the NC would obstruct the House if it did so (kp 13/08/2018), Govt drops plan to table Medical Education Bill (rep 13/07/2018)

Legal void likely in medical education after Wednesday (rep 03/07/2018)

Common medical entrance exams unlikely this session, by Nayan Paudel (kp 02/07/2018)

Bill for Med Edu Ordinance tabled: Altering of major provisions will allow more medical colleges in Kathmandu Valley, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 30/06/2018), Dr KC starts hunger strike in Jumla (kp 01/07/2018) [Brutal police force against against peaceful civil society action!], Dr KC starts 15th hunger strike, is briefly arrested, by DB Budha (rep 01/07/2018), Replacement medical education bill draws flak (rep 01/01/2018), Congress blocks replacement bill: Raising questions over process and contents, opposition wants major provisions of the ordinance retained, by Tika R. Pradhan (kp 02/07/2018), Medical education bill withdrawn: Old law to come into force  from Wednesday amid protests, by Rewati Sapkota (ht 02/07/2018), Regressive bill: The replacement bill the govt is planning to introduce will deal a blow to efforts at improving medical education (ht 03/07/2018)

Thapa presses govt over medical education ordinance replacement bill (rep 28/06/2018)

Reforming higher education: It is necessary to reform existing teacher hiring system which focuses much on testing content knowledge rather than candidates’ research and professional skills, by Prem Phyak (rep 21/06/2018)

Confucius Institute to be set up at TU (kp 18/06/2018)

MoEST to monitor colleges affiliated to foreign varsities (ht 14/06/2018)

Ministry takes five decisions to 'improve medical education' (rep 13/06/2018)

Med panel mulls holding common entrance test, by Nayak Paudel (kp 10/06/2018)

Rajbiraj campus remains padlocked for three months over affiliation (ht 09/06/2018)

Dr KC threatens to launch fresh protest (kp 08/06/2018), Endorse Medical Education Act immediately: Dr KC (rep 08/06/2018)

Medical Education Commission to allocate scholarships (ht 05/06/2018)

Reviving TU: The only force that can transform TU in the immediate future is university students who are bearing the brunt of its intellectual demise, by Ajit Rai (rep 05/06/2018)

700 permanent TU teachers in Valley are under-worked, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 04/06/2018)

Court upholds decision to cut medical fees: Private medical colleges had moved the court demanding scrapping of Rs2.2m fee ceiling (kp 29/05/2018)

TU to provide transcript in a single day (kp 28/05/2018)

Lack of fund hits rebuilding of university properties (kp 27/05/2018)

Eleven university contact offices in Kathmandu valley to be closed (ht 26/05/2018)

Medical students protest against exorbitant fees (kp 15/05/2018), ‘Scrap medical colleges that break fee ceiling’ (kp 16/05/2018), Pvt medical colleges under TU charging extra fees for PG students (rep 16/05/2018), Medical students stage sit-in outside VC Khaniya’s office (kp 17/05/2018)

TU deprives teachers of Chinese scholarships, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 15/05/2018)

KUSoEd grads to form alumni (kp 14/05/2018)

Transitioning to research in a subaltern university: A subaltern history of research (in) universities like TU would allow us to rescue the unknown MA thesis writer from the ‘enormous  condescension’ of the academic historians who have documented the history of higher education/research in elite universities world over, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 12/05/2018)

Academic blues: Public universities should serve the larger public and not those at the helm of affairs (kp 09/05/2018)

TU senate meeting put off (kp 07/05/2018)

FCGO provides research grant to university students (ht 05/05/2018)

20 per cent attendance must in NOU (ht 29/04/2018)

Failed student-led rebuilding of TU: A proposed initiative to re-build TU’s quake-damaged buildings by raising money from the alumni  could have potentially changed the university’s future in a dramatic way; but it was not to be, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 28/04/2018)

Academy opens to teach Newari architecture (kp 27/04/2018)

Redesigning our universities: 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, by Shyam Sharma (rep 26/04/2018)

Central Department of Psychology padlocked (ht 24/04/2018)

TU to shut unpopular departments, by Binod Ghimire (kp 21/04/2018)

What private colleges can do: Without greater advancement and integration of research, academic and professional development support, and innovation in teaching, private colleges can no longer justify their cost or define their social contribution, by Shyam Sharma (rep 10/04/2018)

NEB begins discussion on admission criteria (ht 08/04/2018)

TU campuses to be made tobacco-free zone (ht 07/04/2018)

First year law admissions halt as union locks office (kp 05/04/2018)

House endorses HPE Ordinance: Law bars establishment  of new medical schools  in Kathmandu Valley for a decade, by Manish Gautam (kp 04/04/2018), Drawing the line: Law prohibiting establishment of new medical colleges in Kathmandu for 10 years is positive (kp 05/04/2018), ‘Govt should bring replacement bill soon’ (ht 05/04/2018)

IoM awaits TU approval for medical seats, fees, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/04/2018)

NSU, Oxford University sign agreement: To conduct joint researches, exchange programmes (ht 25/03/2018)

Now Dr KC takes aim at TU VC Khaniya (rep 17/03/2018)

TU is dead: TU has degenerated into an intellectually dead institution. If it had been kept away from baneful political meddling, it would be alive, by Ajit Rai (rep 01/03/2018), Why I said TU is dead: Serious intellectual effort made by few ideal professors is not enough to produce the force strong enough to propel intellectual engine of a university, by Ajit Rai (rep 14/03/2018)

Commission seizes papers from forest university: A team from Hetauda raided Agriculture University (ht 25/02/2018)

Implement the report: The probe panel has made a fine set of proposals to ensure quality medical education, by Kahar Singh Khadka (kp 23/02/2018)

All eyes on Oli-led government over its possible move on HPE Act, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/02/2018)

Semester system leads to decline of student politics at colleges (ht 20/02/2018)

LAN-AITM, Rice University to launch training initiative (ht 17/02/2018)

Dozen plus outfits run non-TU activities on its premises, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/02/2018)

TU blames SC, MEPC for its own weaknesses (rep 12/02/2018)

NOU set to launch master’s degree programme (ht 11/02/2018)

Enabling semester system, by Jiva Nath Lamsal (rep 11/02/2018)

Quake-damaged technical academy to be rebuilt (ht 11/02/2018)

Probe committee suggests reforms in medical education (ht 06/02/2018), Student unions demand immediate resignation of top TU officials (rep 06/02/2018)

Pvt med colleges demand extra Rs1 million from MBBS students, by Manish Gautam (kp 31/01/2018), TU unable to take action against medical colleges (rep 31/01/2018)

TU to implement semester system across country (ht 31/01/2018)

CTEVT to open technical colleges in all provinces (ht 28/01/2018)

Protest on at Agriculture and Forestry University (ht 26/01/2018)

No medical college for MBBS degree in two provinces, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 23/01/2018)

TU to introduce credit transfer system (ht 20/01/2018)

Unleashing opportunity: Reforms in higher education must, by Bishwo Bandhu Pokharel (ht 17/01/2018)

Time for overhaul: When I did not allow the student to cheat, he formed a ‘gang’ and was waiting to punish me outside, by Jiva Nath Lamsal (rep 16/01/2018)

Being a ‘smart’ student: If the formal courses in Nepali universities come with their contextual limitations, being smart means being alert to contemporaneous opportunities elsewhere, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 13/01/2018)

Supreme Court reinstates Dr Sharma as IoM dean (ht 08/01/2018), SC ruling on IoM dean splits legal experts (kp 08/01/2018), Fresh dispute looms over IoM (kp 11/01/2018), Govt inks five-point agreement with Dr KC (ht 13/01/2018), TU, IoM not on the same page over dean (kp 16/01/2018)

UGC spending on research negligible (ht 08/01/2018)

TU’s ‘lingering’ in seat endorsement jeopardised medicine programme: IoM; TU council has to endorse the total number of seats before IoM can begin counseling of the students (kp 07/01/2018), Bowing to pressure, TU endorses seat allocation (kp 08/01/2018)

The other way around: With the right policies, Nepal can be turned into a destination for foreign students, by Rajesh Chapagain (kp 07/01/2018)

Staff protest at kist medical college: Students urge IoM, NMC to resolve college dispute (kp 05/01/2018)

Medicine studies: Test compulsory before pursuing postgrad abroad (kp 01/01/2018)

Reforming TU from below: Those who work in TU and are brave enough to not bow down to party-based apparatchiks have to step up, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 28/12/2017)

Reversing the brain drain: Exposure to international curricula makes students more competent and qualifies them for job options globally (kp 28/12/2017)

Aboard the MBA train (kp 28/12/2017), Ready for the market (kp 28/12/2017)

NAMS to run bachelor’s levelprogramme on optometry (ht 26/12/2017)

High Court upholds earlier stay on IoM (kp 22/12/2017)

MBBS fees at med schools: IoM takes steps to curb overcharging (kp 17/12/2017)

Educationists demand ranking of colleges (ht 17/12/2017)

Student unions, TU trade blame at delay in Master’s degree exams in Valley, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (kp 13/12/2017)

Less number of students going abroad to study medicine (ht 12/12/2017)

MBBS entrance test: Fresh exam on Dec 2 under tight security, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/12/2017), IoM conducts MBBS entrance test amid tight security (kp 03/12/2017), IoM publishes MBBS entrance re-examination results: The pass percentage this year is comparatively lower than that of last year (ht 05/12/2017)

KU to start master’s level study in technical and vocational education (kp 30/11/2017)

Medical college under PU runs into controversy: MoE, NMC in dark about decision to let Koshi Zonal Hospital run MBBS course (kp 28/11/2017)

IoM to seek police help to conduct MBBS test: Entrance examination to be held on December 2 amid tight security (kp 26/11/2017), Entrance a must for overseas PG courses (ht 26/11/2017)

NMC turns down KU’s request to add up quotas: 3 months after the NMC fixed quotas, KU on November 16 requested  for added MBBs seats (kp 25/11/2017)

TU leaves it for the IoM to decide on test legitimacy, by Anuj Kumar Adhikari (kp 17/11/2017), IoM voids MBBS entrance exam, to fix new date soon (kp 20/11/2017)

Ministry presses NMC to allocate seats to National (kp 07/11/2017)

Same old syllabus: College students are going abroad since they can’t get modern research-based education here, by Pragyan Bhattarai (kp 29/10/2017)

Entrance exam cheating case: Prolonged probe to affect TU’s MBBS calendar; An investigation is under way after some students were caught using wireless devices to cheat in the  IoM entrance test, by Manish Gautam (kp 28/10/2017), Papers might have been leaked, police tell IoM: No involvement of IoM officials: Crime division, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/11/2017)

Sanskrit getting popular among foreign students, by Ujjwal Satyal (ht 26/10/2017)

Focusing on innovation: Today’s medical school curricula need to incorporate core aspects of innovation to ensure quality health care, by Manoj Bhattarai (kp 20/10/2017)

11 held from MBBS entrance test (kp 15/10/2017)

House passes bill to set up varsity in Province 2 (kp 13/10/2017)

Few students opting for language major at TU (ht 10/10/2017)

Prof Gajurel’s strike enters 12th day (ht 09/10/2017)

Bill tabled to set up medical academy in in Dang’s Ghorahi (kp 07/10/2017), Bill endorsed to set up new health academy in Dang: Health Minister Pokharel says setting up Rapti Academy of Health Sciences will expand medical access to public  in the region (kp 11/10/2017)

Colleges told to follow govt-set fee structure: The IoM has instructed  the private medical  colleges not to charge fees in arbitrary basis (kp 17/09/2017)

House to pass Acts on two varsities before dissolution: Bills to set up Nepalgunj University in Banke and Rajarshi Janak in Dhanusha are under consideration in the Committee on Women, Children and Elderly Citizens (kp 16/09/2017)

TU body without member-secretary for 3 months, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 15/09/2017)

Communication academy soon, says minister (kp 10/09/2017)

Teachers, professors warn of stern agitation (kp 06/09/2017)

TU panel ‘falsified’ National College inspection report, by Manish Gautam (kp 22/08/2017), National’s Ghattekulo hospital run illegally, by Manish Gautam (kp 23/08/2017), Cronyism to the maximum: Investigate the falsified report that granted KNMC affiliation and punish the guilty (kp 23/08/2017), Dr KC demands annulment of Kathmandu National affiliation, by Manish Gautam (kp 24/08/2017), TU remains defiant despite broadcriticism over national med college (kp 26/08/2017), Kathmandu National Hospital will be shut: Health Ministry (kp 29/08/2017), TU suspends Kathmandu National Medical College affiliation (rep 03/09/2017), NMA urges Deuba to scrap KNMC affiliation (kp 04/09/2017), TU scraps National Medical College affiliation: Fresh inspection by a varsity-formed team finds facility without doctors, patients and staff (kp 07/09/2017), The next step forward: TU’s decision to rescind its misinformed decision on KNMC was much needed (kp 08/09/2017)

National denies merit students admission, again, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/08/2017)

Academic Accommodations For Disabled, by Dev Datta Joshi (rn 05/08/2017)

MPs’ reservations block endorsement of Health Profession Education Bill, by Binod Ghimire (kp 30/07/2017)

IoM asst deans refuse to assume office: Say they have been given ‘ambiguous office term’ (kp 27/07/2017)

Lumbini Buddhist University senate endorses master-plan, new degrees (rep 26/07/2017)

SC’s interim order denial paves way for merit grads’ admission: Apex court rejects enrolled students’ plea for halt in new admissions (kp 21/07/2017)

TU to resume BSc agriculture classes (ht 19/07/2017)

Not a single college, univ property rebuilt in 2 yrs: The main administrative building of the TU having offices of vice-chancellor, rector and the registrar, was totally destroyed (kp 18/07/2017)

State of confusion: There was a suggestion from a former vice chancellor of a university to do away with publication of journal articles and books, by Pranab Kharel (rep 16/07/2017)

Docs’ associations press Universal to admit listed grads (kp 15/07/2017)

MD/MS adminission: Two medical colleges seek hefty extra sums, by Manish Gautam (kp 14/07/2017)

Reversing brain drainLosing thousands of youths to other countries every year is bad; we must create incentives for them to return home, by Byanjana Sharma (kp 13/07/2017)

PMO tells colleges to admit merit grads (kp 08/07/2017)

Petition against med college admission denial: Apex court postpones hearing by five days (kp 05/07/2017)

Agriculture and Forestry University padlocked: Affiliation to private colleges caused stir (ht 05/07/2017)

Questions raised over TU examinations office (ht 04/07/2017)

Universal and National deny enrolment again, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/07/2017), NMA tells med colleges to honour merit list (kp 02/07/2017), Postgraduate admission rules flouted: Medical colleges in bid to seek political refuge (kp 03/07/2017)

Disregard of the merit list is but an example of malpractices in medical education sector (kp 30/06/2017)

Enrol students on merit basis: SC (kp 29/06/2017)

Emerging Young Generation, by Prem Khatry (rn 27/06/2017)

Students on merit list denied seats: National, Universal colleges say their quotas are full, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/06/2017), Students warn of stern protest (kp 26/06/2017)

Burning Issues In University Curriculum, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 24/06/2017)

Helpless giant: Nepal’s oldest and largest university has been stumbling from one problem to another, by Dharani Kumar Sharma (kp  23/06/2017)

Medical colleges told to cancel illegal postgraduate admissions (rep 23/06/2017)

Dr Thapa continues as KU registrar (kp 20/06/2017)

Experts raise concern over fees charged by medical colleges (rep 18/06/2017), Experts raise concerns over exorbitant fees (kp 20/06/2017), Rs 3.1m fee set for MD/MS courses (kp 22/06/2017)

TU plans to buy plagiarism checking tools at exorbitant price (rep 14/06/2017)

Adapt and learn: Even when we know how we are supposed to behave in a new system, we don’t realize we are resisting or not making the shift, by Shyam Sharma (rep 14/06/2017)

Industry-Academy Interface: Together they bloom; The recruiters, to their dismay, are rarely able to find right hires from among new graduates, by Roshee Lamichhane Bhushal (rep 14/06/2017)

Edu Ministry instructs TU to set MD/MS fees (kp 08/06/2017), Delay in fixing PG fees to hit IoM table: oM has yet to counsel students who are set to be assigned to different medical colleges affiliated to TU (kp 08/06/2017)

Irregularities in admission process: NMC, Universal told to follow merit system; The institute of Medicine writes to the National Medical College and the Universal Medical College to enrol students based on merit after it was reported that they had been admitting students charging exorbitant fees, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/06/2017)

State-owned campuses fail to deliver quality education: 300 to 600 students are enrolled in a single class at Tri-Chandra Campus, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 25/05/2017)

Agriculture and Forestry University finally gets administrative building, by Ramesh Kumar Paudel (rep 20/05/2017)

TU teachers to stage protest from Thursday (rep 17/05/2017)

Health Ministry suspends Manipal licence (kp 01/05/2017)

Affiliation to colleges: Lumbini Buddhist University flouting rules: Report, by Binod Ghimire (kp 28/04/2017)

Restructuring Universities, by Mukti Rijal (rn 30/03/2017)

Controversial Appointments, by Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang (rn 18/03/2017)

Semester system for master's level in all TU Valley campuses (rep 15/03/2017)

Committee tells govt to transform NAMS into an umbrella university (rep 15/03/2017)

Rs9m Japanese grant for KU (kp 14/03/2017)

Govt appoints VCs at four health institutes (kp 03/03/2017), Govt breaches poll code, appoints 4 VCs (rep 03/03/2017)

TU, KU part of Unesco Chair programme (kp 27/02/2017)

Unpaid staffers padlock Janaki Medical College (ht 24/02/2017)

‘Uni education should produce capable people’: Prez says well-educated and skilled youths could propel country towards the path of development (kp 21/02/2017)

Studying abroad: It can be a boon if we find out why students leave Nepal and come up with ways to attract them back, by Rajesh Chapagain and Ratna Bhattarai (kp 17/02/2017)

Scholarship students say medical colleges cheating them, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 16/02/2017)

Protest against KU shutdown (kp 04/02/2017)

Health Ministry set to run PG programmes in big govt hospitals: Each student who wishes to be enrolled in the course will have to sign a bond first, says Minister Thapa, by Manish Gautam (kp 03/02/2017)

KU padlocked for past 11 days; classes hit (kp 02/02/2017)

Seed processing centre at agriculture university (ht 24/01/2017)

TU reluctant to issue appointment letters to assistant lecturers (rep 23/01/2017)

VC posts in 3 med academies: Panel starts review of application (kp 22/01/2017)

Dr Makaju reappointed as VC of KU, by Manish Gautam (kp 21/01/2017)

PM to seek work plan from VC nominees before appointment, by Binod Ghimire (kp 08/01/2017), PM Dahal yet to appoint VC at KU (kp 10/01/2017), Sr KU officials demand Senate meeting pronto (kp 12/01/2017)

10 doctors’ associations against TU Senate decision (kp 07/01/2017)

Valley’s public colleges losing their sheen? Number of students in public campuses in Kathmandu and Lalitpur has been on the decline, thanks to their failure to offer new academic courses, by Samipa Khanal (kp 06/01/2017)

Rediscovering Tribhuvan University, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 06/01/2017)

PM Dahal stresses need of reforming TU (kp 05/01/2017)

ANNISU-R padlocks medical colleges, VC offices (rep 16/12/2016)

KU VC appointment: Minister-led search panel yet to recommend Makaju’s successor, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 12/12/2016), Three-member panel fails to reach unanimity (kp 13/12/2016), KU faces leadership void first time in 25 years: Search committee yet to reach consensus on VC appointment, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 14/12/2016), KU urges MoE to pick acting VC for smooth operations (kp 15/12/2016), KU registrar to be acting VC (kp 18/12/2016), VC appointment at KU marred by politics (kp 21/12/2016), Search panel recommends five names for KU VC (kp 26/12/2016), No to politicisation: KU’s reputation as an independent and credible educational institution is at stake (kp 27/12/2016), Politics Usurps Academic Space, by Mukti Rijal (29/12/2016)

Cheerleaders for education: The TU leadership must quickly implement training programs for faculties, create academic support beyond class for students and take up advocacy, by Shyam Sharma (rep 12/12/2016)

PAHS examination: Govt launches probe into MBBS entrance results (kp 05/12/2016)

PM Dahal pledges additional budget to NAST (ht 03/12/2016)

Sanskrit University moving to lease 200 bigha land to Patanjali, by Devendra Basnet (rep 29/11/2016), Locals regret donating land to Nepal Sanskrit University, by Devendra Basnet (rep 30/11/2016), ‘PM ready to lease university land to Ramdev’, by Durga Lal KC (kp 02/12/2016)

Whither research? Unlike in India and China the universities in Nepal don’t publish any quality journals, by Angel Sharma (rep 29/11/2016)

TU forms panel to look into IoM dean appointment row (kp 24/11/2016), IoM to students: Abide by campus rules: Warns of stern action if ‘they support Dr KC’ (kp 24/112016)

UGC vice chairman calls for ending arbitrary affiliations: The regulatory body’s responsibility is merely  limited to providing grants to universities and  community college (kp 23/11/2016), Minister Paudel seeks greater role for UGC (ht 23/11/2016)

Manipal Medical College to resume classes from today: The strike staged by the teachers demanding salary hike and permanent positions for tenure teachers, has affected around 300 students studying in the college (kp 17/11/2016)

KU VC’s office vandalised (kp 15/11/2016), Ruling Maoist party's students vandalise KU VC's office, by Madhusudhan Guragai (rep 15/11/2016), ANNISU-R leader held for vandalising KU VC office (kp 17/11/2016), ‘PM attends KU convocation after his party cadre was freed’ (kp 23/11/2016) [???]

TU appoints Dr. KP Singh IoM dean amid controversy: Dr KC begins hunger strike demanding sack for TU VC Khaniya, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 14/11/2016), Dr KC on fast against new IoM dean (kp 14/11/2016), What does the IoM dean issue mean? Orthopedic surgeon Govinda KC’s protracted fight against ‘political hand-picking’ continues (kp 16/11/2016)

Govt set to establish NIET (ht 11/11/2016)

Problems of education: We should improve the existing universities instead of issuing permits to new ones left and right, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 09/11/2016)

Govt yet to appoint Open University officials (ht 09/11/2016)

House panel: Halt affiliations from foreign varsities: It also decides to form a sub-panel to determine possible measures for reforms of higher education system (kp 21/10/2016)

TU property handover: Edu Minister Poudel promises to resolve long-running dispute (kp 18/10/2016)

Gentle, semester-ward: Changing from the annual to the semester system will improve education to the extent that we improve practice and culture of teaching and learning, by Shyam Sharma (rep 18/10/2016)

Govt tables bill at House to set up varsity in Province 2 (kp 05/10/2016)

TU gave affiliation to campuses without own premises, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 01/10/2016)

Mismanagement, lack of resources ail TU Central Library, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 23/09/2016)

Classes halted at Agriculture and Forestry University (ht 18/09/2016)

PU plans to run medical college in Morang: PU Vice-chancellor says the varsity has initiated works to develop Koshi Zonal Hospital as a medical college (kp 16/09/2016)

Dabur Nepal, TU sign agreement (kp 02/09/2016)

PM urged not to interfere in TU activities (ht 29/08/2016)

Classless society: Open universities allow students to receive education at home through distance learning, by Umesh Raj Regmi (kp 05/08/2016)

Mockery of education: Knowledge and ethics have been overshadowed by the need to get a degree for financial gain, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 02/08/2016)

Free Wi-Fi service on TU premises (kp 16/07/2016)

Mathema resigns as KU senate member, by Manish Gautam (kp 06/07/2016)

Govt initiates process to set up infra academy (kp 03/07/2016)

Tenth university in the offing: Open University Bill to be passed by ‘next’ meeting of Parliament; New varsity to ease admission pressure, by Binod Ghimire (kp 26/06/2016), House endorses Open University Bill (ht 01/07/2016), Way paved for establishing open university in Nepal, by Ashok Dahal (rep 02/07/2016)

University Education In Crisis, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/06/2016)

TU signs MoU with Tibet University (ht 03/06/2016)

House panel endorses open university bill (ht 02/06/2016), Open university (ht 03/06/2016)

AFU-TU dispute recurs in Rampur (ht 31/05/2016)

Over 1,000 colleges only temporarily affiliated to Tribhuvan University (ht 09/04/2016)

Politics In Higher Education: Threat To Safe Academic Space, by Mukti Rijal (rn 07/04/2016)

Govt committee advises against MMIHS takeover, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/03/2016)

TU to set up Himalayan research centre (ht 23/03/2016)

Birth pangs: There is a challenge to establish academia as a serious profession and not just stepping stone into the consultancy world, by Pranab Kharel and Gaurab KC (09/03/2016)

Teachers protest against TUSC vacancy announcement: Tribhuvan University should induct skilled and qualified manpower through open competition (ht 28/02/2016), Lecturers continue protest against university officials: Tribhuvan university aims to hire 1,200 lecturers through internal competi-tion, while lecturers demand scrapping the call (kp 01/03/2016)

Engineering college found operating without affiliation to university, by Shreeram Sigdel (ht 27/02/2016)

Nepal, Germany sign mutual scientific cooperation deal (ht 25/02/2016), NAST, IASS sign MoU for scientific cooperation (rep 25/02/2016)

TU to hire teachers only through open competition (kp 25/02/2016)

TU central campus to become WiFi enabled (ht 19/02/2016)

Reconstruction, quality enhancement: TU seeks donor support (kp 15/02/2016)

TU starts consultation regarding FSU polls (ht 13/02/2016), TU to take decision on FSU polls by next week (ht 27/02/2016)

One day in Kirtipur: If we turn universities into power camps, we will destroy Nepal’s tertiary educational system, by Abhi Subedi (kp 07/02/2016)

TU set to propose date for FSU polls (ht 07/02/2016)

TU lecturers staging relay hunger strike (ht 06/02/2016)

Futures on hold: Political and natural disasters are taking their toll on academic life, by Binod Ghimire (kp 23/01/2016)

Post of registrar in three universities still vacant (ht 18/01/2016)

Rescuing TU: Tu should be able to take disciplinary action against teachers, whether they teach at private campuses or not, if they do not do their duty at Tu properly (ht 15/01/2016)

SC convicts mid-western university staff for corruption (ht 12/01/2016)

Row between varsities leaves students in lurch (ht 02/01/2016)

Saubhagya Shah award for TU peace studies: The award will be given to the student securing highest marks in Conflict, Peace and Development Study from next year (kp 18/12/2015)

Master’s students could miss exams, by Shankar Acharya (kp 01/12/2015)

TU central college halts regular classes, by Anup Ojha (kp 27/11/2015)

IoM extends admission deadline of MBBS, BDS (ht 17/11/2015)

TU reschedules exams in Tarai districts (ht 10/11/2015)

Follow set fee structure, MoE tells med colleges (ht 02/11/2015)

Few students enrol in tea technology course: The campus started offering a tea technology course four years ago to produce human resources in the sector, by Parbat Portel (kp 28/10/2015)

MU Service Commission gets first woman chairperson (ht 16/10/2015)

TU Central Library in shambles post quake, by Anup Ojha (kp 25/09/2015)

Universities unlocked after deal on apptts: NPPA has been offered posts of two ViceChancellors and member-secretary at UGC (kp 23/09/2015), Two more VCs appointed (kp 24/09/2015)

PU profs bar new VC from joining office, by Binod Bhandari (kp 12/09/2015)

Rebuilding Nepal: The Open University Initiative (OUI) aims to take education opportunities to the grassroots communities, by Raju Adhikari, Pramod Dhakal, Drona Rasali and Ambika Adhikari (rep 09/09/2015)

Professors urge TU to split Sociology, Anthropology dept (kp 02/09/2015)

Mathema report implementation in progress: MoE (ht 01/09/2015)

Incoming TU Leadership Challenges And Opportunities, by Jeevan K. Prasain (rn 23/08/2015), Candidates recommended for VCs in four universities amid controversy (ht 24/08/2015), Khaniya picked as TU VC charged with plagiarism, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 24/08/2015), VCs appointed in four universities: Nepal gets first female Vice Chancellor in Prof Shrestha, by Kokila KC (ht 25/08/2015), PM Koirala appoints VCs in five universities (kp 25/08/2015), Three VCs join office amid protest (ht 25/08/2015), Dhakal new VC at Agriculture Forest University (ht 226/08/2015), UML-affiliated NPPA padlocks univ buildings (kp 26/08/2015), Copy and paste: Khaniya as TU-VC highlights how lightly academic credentials are taken in Nepal (kp 27/08/2015), New TU Vice Chancellor: The Tasks And Challenges Ahead, by Mukti Rijal (rn 28/08/2015), UML accuses NC of making political appointments unilaterally (ht 28/08/2015), VC appointments condemned (kp 28/08/2015), VC offices at 5 universities padlocked for 6 days (rep 29/08/2015), Protests keep VCs off offices (kp 01/09/2015)

Himalaya College shut as students, police clash (kp 21/08/2015)

Power-sharing tussle delays VC appointments (kp 20/08/2015), ‘Appoint VCs from among academics, experts’ (ht 20/08/2015) [Leave political persons completely out and appoint academic chancellors!!]

TU to review permission to pvt colleges to run BBM course (ht 14/08/2015)

Ex-acting PU VC accused of financial irregularities, by Binod Bhandari (kp 13/08/2015)

TU, Aus varsity collaborate (kp 13/08/2015)

Minister-led committees to recommend names for 7 VCs (kp 09/08/2015)

Open University hopes high amid new bill (kp 07/08/2015), CA members pledge to table Open University Bill 2015 (ht 07/08/2015)

Creative destruction: Purbanchal University is a lesson on how not to start a new university in Nepal. But is anyone listening?, by Pratyoush Onta, Devendra Uprety and Lokranjan Parajuli (07/08/2015), Shrestha retires as
PU vice chancellor: Leaves behind tenure of corruption, scandal, dispute
, by Binod Bhandari (08/08/2015)

Shun political appointment of VCs, NUTA tells PM (ht 06/08/2015)

Govt unveils health edu policy report, by Manish Gautam (kp 05/08/2015), Policy report made public (ht 05/08/2015), Health profession education policy (kp 09/07/2015)

Watch and wait: There is no need for the govt to be in a hurry to establish new universities (kp 05/08/2015)

Call to end all political appointments in universities (ht 04/08/2015)

Another bill to open new university: Bills registered for Nepalgunj and Rajarshi Janak Universities even as TU hesitates to share property (kp 01/08/2015)

NUTA gives ultimatum to Kathmandu University (ht 01/08/2015)

Making managers: Nepal needs high-class management education to benefit from its valuable resources, by Suresh Raj Sharma (kp 31/07/2015)

Health profession edu policy: KC warns to begin fast-unto-death (kp 31/07/2015)

Unions lobby for univ VCs (kp 30/07/2015)

KU buildings built without design approval, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 29/07/2015)

New programmes at varsity (ht 28/07/2015)

TU to shift two campuses to Kirtipur (ht 18/07/2015)

Management malfeasance: Janaki Medical College’s woes should serve as a warning to the many private colleges in the country that are cutting corners and delivering less than a quality education, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/06/2015)

International NEWS conference kicks off (ht 19/06/2015)

JMC students face uncertain future, by Manish Gautam (kp 18/06/2015)

Lumbini University passes academic masterplan (ht 12/06/2015)

Quake Damage And TU: Institutional Reengineering Needed, by Mukti Rijal (rn 11/06/2015)

Valley colleges face shortage of classrooms: Campus chiefs struggle to adjust students as classes resume today, by Kokila KC (ht 05/06/2015), Colleges fail to resume classes for lack of classrooms; Academic activities to start tomorrow: Campus chiefs (ht 06/06/2015)

UGC plans to visit varsities, campuses damaged by quak: Loss caused to TU to the tune of Rs 2 billion (ht 02/06/2015)

TU students return to capital to resume studies: Say they might have lost homes and property in districts but have not lost hope, fighting spirit, by Som Nath Ghimire (ht 28/05/2015)

TU loss estimated to be over Rs 2 billion: Several structures in Kirtipur, constituent campuses damaged (ht 23/05/2015), TU relies on its own resources, well-wishers to rebuild from rubble, by Binod Ghimire (kp 24/05/2015)

PhD and promotion at TU: Meritocracy should prevail, by Balakeshwar Thakur (ht 07/05/2015)

TU to remain closed for a month, exam on time (ht 05/05/2015)

Dispute between Lab School, TU deepens: Institution refuses to oblige to varsity’s demand to relocate, by Som Nath Ghimire (ht 12/04/2015)

PM’s Office blocks CTEVT affiliation to nursing colleges, by Manish Gautam (kp 10/04/2015)

Reinstate Shrestha, Pathak: Supreme Court (ht 06/04/2015)

Medical colleges needing affiliation push for turning BPKHIS into varsity, by Rohit Rai (rep 02/04/2015)

Problems remain in govt, doc talks: Dr KC refuses to back down until TU office bearers sacked; Thousands affected by medicos’ protest, by Manish Gautam (kp 02/04/2015), Sins of omission: NC-UML still seems unconcerned about the health of Dr Govinda KC (kp 02/04/2015), Dr KC adamant Yadav must resign, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 02/04/2015), Too big to dismantle, by Mahabir Paudyal (rep 02/04/2015), Dr KC ends fast after 11-pt deal with govt (kp 03/04/2015), Dr KC breaks fast-unto-death, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 03/04/2015), Power of satyagraha: Dr Govinda KC’s hunger strike and the widespread support it gathered shows that all is not lost, by Abhi Subedi (kp 05/04/2015), Without political will, Dr KC’s demands cannot be fulfilled, interview with Sharad Onta (kp 06/04/2015)

NMA to shut OPDs across country, by Manish Gautam (kp 01/04/2015), Nationwide strike in health services begins today, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 01/04/2015), CIAA prescribes reforms in med education sector (kp 01/04/2015), UML denies role in med education row (kp 01/04/2015)

Curers of maladies: Campaigners behind KC should remember that it's politicians who make or brake history rather than interpreters in law, medicine or journalism, by C.K. Lal (rep 30/03/2015)

Fee row deprives engineers of licence, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 09/03/2015)

TU tells IoM to grant affiliations, by Binod Ghimire and Manish Gautam (kp 04/03/2015), IoM may call urgent meet to decide affiliation issue, by Manish Gautam and Binod Ghimire (kp 05/03/2015), IoM undecided on affiliation issue (kp 08/03/2015), Dr KC warns of another strike (kp 13/03/2015), Decide affiliations in a week, TU tells IoM, by Binod Ghimire and Manish Gautam (kp 14/03/2015), IoM undecided over calling board meeting (ht 16/03/2015), IoM bows to TU pressure, meet to discuss affiliation (kp 17/03/2015), IoM denies affiliations despite heat, by Manish Gautam (kp 20/03/2015), IoM affiliation halted until further notice: Move comes amid intense pressure from govt,parties (ht 20/03/2015), IoM draws criticism for halting affiliation process: Senior doctors, medical college proprietors take exception to faculty board decision (ht 21/03/2015), 223 students expelled, invigilator suspended (ht 21/03/2015), Dr KC says he will stage hunger strike from today (ht 22/03/2015), Dr KC on hunger strike for fifth time (kp 23/03/2015), Dr KC goes on hunger strike for fifth time (ht 23/03/2015), IoM dean directs Dr KC not to stage protest at TUTH (kp 24/03/2015), Dr KC turns down IoM request not to stage fast-unto-death (ht 24/03/2015), Fifth time farce: IoM must continue to refuse medical affiliations until a policy is drafted (kp 24/03/2015), IoM students to boycott classes, by Kritagya Regmi, IoM students urge PM to respond to Dr KC’s concerns (ht 26/03/2015), Dr KC’s health worsens (kp 27/03/2015), Dr KC’s health deteriorating, say docs attending to him, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 27/03/2015), The accountability of Sushil Koirala: Dr Govinda KC (alive) and Nanda Prasad Adhikari (dead) speak for the weak and desolate, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 27/03/2015), To the good doctor: I do not support Dr KC’s cause if the final aim is to halt affiliations for new medical colleges at any cost, by Subhash Lakhe (kp 27/03/2015), Can’t halt affiliation just because someone is protesting: TU (ht 27/03/2015), Affiliation row (ht 27/03/2015), Govt forms committee to talk to fasting doc, by Anup Ojha (kp 28/03/2015), Cabinet assigns two ministers for talks with Dr KC, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 28/03/2015), Address Dr KC’s
demands in 24 hrs: NMA to govt
, by Manish Gautam (kp 29/03/2015), NMA serves 24-hour ultimatum (ht 29/03/2015), Medical bodies throw weight behind Dr KC: Docs warn of consequences if demands not met, by Manish Gautam (kp 30/03/2015), Show some spine Strong stand must be taken against political corruption in med education (kp 30/03/2015), Dr Govinda KC’s health worsens: Refuses to be shifted to ICU,says he’d rather die, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 30/03/2015), PM steps in to address demands: Chief secy, NPC vice-chair assigned to work out a deal n Docs assured low fees, med colleges in rural areas (kp 31/03/2015), Dr Govinda KC’s health ‘critical’ (kp 31/03/2015), Dr. KC: At The Height Of Talks And Popularity, by Prem Khatry (rn 31/03/2015), TUTH resident docs to boycott all except emergency services (ht 31/03/2015),
Dr. KC And Ailing Medical Sector, by Narayan Upadhyay (rn 01/04/2015), Govt to meet Dr KC’s lawful demands: Some concerns ‘impractical’ (ht 01/04/2015), Dr KC sticks to his demands, talks fail: Says he will not call off his fast-unto-death unless govt addresses his concerns (ht 01/04/2015), CIAA Chief Karki refutes charges (ht 01/04/2015)

UC Merced, KU sign MoU (ht 28/02/2015)

TU exam postponed owing to ‘negligence’ (kp 21/02/2015)

Not about numbers: Govt must endorse Higher Education bill before establishing new universities (kp 13/02/2015)

Mind the gap: The course and curriculum of IT colleges are old and not up to the market needs, by Sudan Jha (rep 10/02/2015)

There’re few takers for master’s course at TU central campus (ht 07/02/2015)

Students hit hard by TU’s sluggish work, by Gaurav Thapa (kp 06/02/2015)

IoM instructs Janaki Medical Colleges to resume classes (kp 05/02/2015), IoM threatens to cancel JMC affiliation Begin classes pronto, college told, by Kritagya Regmi (ht 05/02/2015)

TU to shift MBBS programme regardless of IoM disapproval (kp 30/01/2015)

Distance learning a far cry until Bill on Open University passed pronto (ht 29/01/2015)

TU colleges call admission under annual system (kp 26/01/2015), TU reverts to old annual system: Opens master's admission (ht 27/01/2015)

Limited semester plan upsets private colleges (kp 25/01/2015)

TU to open admission forms on January 26 (ht 23/01/2015)

TU treads middle path: Set to endorse semester in only 3 faculties, by Binod Ghimire (kp 20/01/2015), It’s back to square one, no semester system now Buckling under students’ protest, TU to open admission forms under annual format from Jan 23 (ht 20/01/2015)

Tough task for TU to extend semester plan (kp 07/01/2015), TU gives in to unions’ protest: To open admission forms under annual format from Sunday, by Kokila KC (ht 09/01/2015), Student unionson war path: Warn TU against imposing semester system in campuses (ht 12/01/2015)

Unions’ stir puts TU in fix, students on horns of dilemma, by Kokila KC (ht 07/01/2015)

Experts for separate body to oversee university activities, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 03/01/2015)

Students oppose semester system in colleges: Say the move will deprive many of education; Press TU to withdraw the decision pronto (ht 02/01/2015)
Documents / Websites

Tribhuvan University (TU), Kirtipur [founded 1959]

Kathmandu University (KU, Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk) [founded 1991]

Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Morang [founded 1994]

Pokhara University (PU), Pokhara, Kaski [founded 1997]

Lumbini Bouddha University (Lumbini Buddhist University, LBU), Lumbini, Rupandehi [founded 2005]

Sudur Paschim University (Far Western University, FWU), Bhimdatta, Kanchanpur [founded 2010]

Madhya Paschim University (Mid-West University, MWU), founded 2010]

Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur, Chitwan [founded 2010]

Nepal Open University (NOU, Lalitpur [founded 2016]

Nepal Sanskrit University (NSU), Beljhundi, Dang [founded 1986]

Rajarshi Janak University (RJU), Janakpur, Dhanusha [founded 2017]

Madan Bhandari University of Science and Technology (MBUST), Chitlang, Makwanpur [founded 2022]

Gandaki University, Pokahra, Kaski [founded 2019]

Manmohan Technical University (MTU), Budiganga, Morang [founded 2019]

Madhesh Agriculture University (MAU), Rajbiraj, Saptari [founded 2021]

Lumbini Technological University (LTU), Raniyapur, Banke [founded 2022]

Madhesh University, Birganj, Parsa [founded 2022]

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