Tribhuvan University (TU)


Tribhuvan university

Tribhuvan University (TU) is a public university in Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal. Established in 1959, TU is the oldest university in Nepal. In terms of enrollment, it is the ninth-largest university in the world. The university offers 2,079 undergraduate And 2,000 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. As of March 2017, The University has 60 constituent campuses and 1,084 affiliated colleges across the country. Since it is government-financed, it is less expensive than private universities.

Tribhuvan University Established Date:

1959 (2016 B.S.)


Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Major Subjects studied at Tribhuvan University:

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Management


Why Tribhuvan University is established?

University was established with the following objectives:

  • To prepare capable human resources required for the overall development of Nepal.
  • To impart standard higher education.
  • To protect and develop national culture and tradition.
  • To involve in the extensive, empirical, and timely creation of knowledge and research in the fields of arts, science, technology, and vocation.

Tribhuvan University Senate

It is the supreme decision-making body on policies, budget, and rules and regulations for running the university. It consists of 52 members.


Tribhuvan University has five decision-making bodies:

  • The University Council
  • Executive Council
  • The Academic Council
  • The Research Coordination Council
  • The Planning Council

TU is government-financed but still an autonomous organization. The head of the government, the prime minister, is its chancellor.

  • Chancellor: Prime Minister of Nepal (Khadga Prasad Oli)
  • Pro-Chancellor: Minister of Education (Krishna Gopal Shrestha)
  • Vice-Chancellor: Prof. Dr. Dharma Kant Baskota
  • Rector: Prof. Dr. Shiva Lal Bhusal
  • Registrar: Prof. Dr. Peshal Dahal
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