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    Pokhara University

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    Pokhara University (PU) was established in 1996 as Nepal's fifth University. The central office of the university is located in Pokhara, Kaski district, Western Development Region. Along with Purbanchal University, PU was formed as part of the government's policy to pursue a multi-university system for improved access to higher education. The Prime Minister is the Chancellor of the University and the Minister for Education is the Pro-Chancellor. The Vice Chancellor is the principal administrator of the university.


    Pokhara University is located in Lekhnath Municipality of Kaski district, thirteen kilometer east to the heart of the Pokhara city. It has already built its academic complex in the serene and scenic location of seven lake city, Lekhnath in the lap of the beautiful Himalayan range and peaks such as Mt.Machhapuchre, Mt. Dhawlagiri and Mt. Annapurna. In addition, Begnas lake and Rupa lake are walking distance of its academic complex and central office. It is planning to develop the infrastructure for Pokhara University School of Engineering Sciences on the bank of Khudi river and School of Medical Sciences on the bank of Seti river, five minute walking distance from Prithivi High Way. Local community is generous to endow the land in the scenic and beautiful location for other potential schools and research center such as School of Education and Sports, School of Tourism and Hotel Management, and Herbal Research Center.


  • Provide the quality education
  • Expand the opportunity of higher education in the country
  • Supply skilled human resources necessary for national development
  • Enhance flexibility and freedom in academic programs in the University
  • Increase private participation in higher education

  • Vision and Mission

    The vision of the university is to be a leader in the promotion of education and health tourism through quality higher education, health and community service in the South Asian region. The mission of Pokhara University is to develop as a Center of Excellence for Higher Education by excelling teaching, learning and research activities; contributing to the national development process by producing job market oriented, responsible, productive, service oriented and committed human resource; and linking the university system with the community services.

    Major Activities

    pokhara universty

    Pokhara university has started its academic activities as guided by the Pokhara University act 1996. Its main function is to produce skilled human resources necessary for the national development by providing quality education. In order to achieve such objectives, Semester system based curriculum and evaluation were carried out with high priority to practical knowledge and researches

  • Pokhara University developed its three constituent academic institutions where Bachelor's and Master's Degrees programs are running.
  • At present, there are 49 academic institutions under its affiliation with Bachelor, Master, M.Phil and Ph.D.degrees programs.
  • Pokhara University has already constructed Central office building, Examination office building, and Academic building in Dhungepatan, Lekhnath Municipality. Other physical infrastructure are in the process of development.

  • Teaching

    Pokhara University has adopted a semester system. All Bachelors degrees are of four years (delivered over eight semesters) and Masters degrees are of two years (delivered over four semesters). M. Phil degree is of one and half years (three semesters). Ph. D. program is in process.

    There are three faculties:

  • Faculty of Sciences and Technology
  • Faculty of Management(School of Business)
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • There are about 5,400 students enrolled across all programs. In the Fifth Convocation of Pokhara University (held on January 20, 2006), 937 students graduated. This number will increase each year since Pokhara University is aiming to Graduate more than 1000 students per year.


    Pokhara University has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with a number of national and international institutions, including:

  • Ball State University, Munice, Indiana, USA, March 8, 2000
  • Showa Pharmaceutical University, Machida-shi, Tokyo, Japan, Nov.8, 2001
  • Institute of Oriental Medicine, Dongguk University, Kyungpook, Korea, Nov. 14, 2001
  • Institute of Natural Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan, Dec. 24, 2001
  • University of Roorkee (presently Indian Institute of Technology), Roorkee, India, October 13, 2002
  • National University Corporation Ehime University, Japan, May 28, 2006
  • Independent University, Bangladesh, Dhaka, August 14, 2007
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, 2007
  • Bodo University College, Norway, August 11, 2008
  • Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, Feb. 19, 2009
  • Sun Moon University, Korea and the College of Law of Sun Moon University, Nov. 19, 2009
  • Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 10, 2009
  • University of Tromso, Norway, Jan 5, 2010
  • Institute of Foreign Trade and Management, Moradabad, UP, India, Jan 18, 2010
  • KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India, Feb.3, 2010
  • Information Technology Research Institute and BK21 U-Business Service Model and Platform Research Team and Information System Sector in Graduate School of Business IT, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, Feb. 25, 2010
  • Jilin University, China, March 14, 2010
  • IUBAT-International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 6, 2010.
  • Kingston College of London, the United Kingdom
  • Yonsei Biomolecule Research Initiative (BK21), Yonsei University, Korea
  • Central Queensland University, Australia
  • University of Sains, Penang, Malaysia
  • Hanoi University of Science, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Kumamoto University, Japan
  • Institute of Technology Sepuluh, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • University Under Forum for Integrated Development of Eleventh University (FIND - 11) of Indonesia
  • Institute of Technology Sepuluh
  • Universitas Sam Ratulangi
  • Universitas Mataram
  • Universitas Nusa Cendana
  • Universitas Canderawasih
  • Universitas Udayana
  • Universitas Mulawarman
  • Universitas Tanjungpura
  • Universitas Lambung Mangkurat
  • Universitas Pattimura
  • Universitas Trunojaya
  • Sichuan University, People’s Republic of China
  • Institute of Business Management, Pakistan
  • College of Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, Republic of Korea
  • University of Science and Technology Beijing, People's Republic of China
  • University of Warsaw, Republic of Poland
  • Universita Degli Studi Di Roma "Tor Vergata" Italy
  • Padova University, Italy
  • NIA, Korea

  • Constituent Colleges

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Health and Allied Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Development and Social Engineering

  • Affiliated colleges

  • Ace Institute of Management (AIM), New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Apex College, Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Brihaspati College, Siddharthanagar-5, Rupandehi
  • College of Computer Technology, Devinagar, Butwal-13, Rupandehi
  • Cosmos College of Management and Technology, Tutepani, Lalitpur
  • Everest Engineering College,Gangabu Kathmandu.
  • Gandaki College of Engineering and Science GCES, Lamachour, Pokhara
  • Institute of Advance Communication, Education & Research, Baneshwor, Ktm.
  • Lumbini Engineering College, Butwal, Rupandehi.
  • National Academy of Science & Technology, Dhangadhi
  • National Open College (NOC) Sanepa, Lalitpur
  • Nepal College of Computer Studies, Gaindakot-2, Nawalparasi
  • Nepal College of Information Technology(NCIT) NCIT, Balkumari, Lalitpur
  • Nepal Engineering College(NEC) Changunarayan, Bhaktapur
  • Nepal Tourism & Hotel Management College, Chinnedanda, Pokhara
  • Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu.
  • Pokhara College of Management Studies, New Road, Pokhara
  • Pokhara Engineering College (PEC) Phirke-8, Pokhara
  • Pokhara College of Technology(currently known as La-grandee), Simalchour Pokhara.
  • School of Environmental Mgt. Sustainable Dev (SchEMS) 62/38 Siddhicharan Marg Shantinagar, New Baneshwor.
  • Tilottama Campus Yogikuti, Butwal, Rupandehi.
  • Universal Science College (USC) Maitidevi, Kathmandu.
  • V.S. Niketan College Min Bhawan, Kathmandu