Semester system in Tribhuvan University (TU)


The new academic year will introduce a semester system at the postgraduate level in Tribhuvan University (TU). Every department of the central campus in Kirtipur is gearing to start the admission procedure for the new semester.

Students enrolling at the central campus in mid-February will have to sit for an entrance exam. The respective Deans’ offices have stated that they are all set to take the exam.

The offices also shared that curricula for the first semester is also ready.

According to the Deans’ offices, students will have to pay higher tuition fees as the semester system will commence with examinations conducted every six months with prompt publication of results.

The best part is that the education will now be practical and research based.

The semester system will be applicable from the new academic year for Nepali, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Linguistics, History, Culture, Sociology, Political Studies, Buddhist Studies, Psychology, Fine Arts, Rural Development, Population Studies, Journalism, Economics, Geography and Library Science departments.

Students in the Humanities faculty will be charged Rs 40,000 per semester, he added. Before the semester system was introduced, students had to pay only Rs 16,000 per year.

Similarly, postgraduate students of Business Studies will have to pay approximately Rs 25,000 per semester. In the yearly system, the MBS classes were conducted at just Rs 9,000 per year.

Aim to admit a total of 1,300 students for 12 different subjects in each semester. Breaking down the number of students subject-wise, 300 students will be admitted in English, 200 in Nepali, 200 in Mathematics and around 100 students each in other remaining subjects.

Courtesy: Republica

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