List of universities and colleges in Nepal

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This is a list of universities and colleges / campus in Nepal. Prior to the establishment of the first college in the country, Tri-Chandra College in 1918, higher education in Nepal was nonexistent. Until 1985, Tribhuvan University had remained the one and the only university in Nepal. In the early 1980s, His Majesty's Government developed the concept of a multi-university system for the country. One important assumption behind the concept was that each new university should have a distinctive nature, content and function of its own.

The first new university that was established was Mahendra Sanskrit University. The inception of this university was soon followed by Kathmandu University in 1990, Purbanchal and Pokhara Universities in 1995 and 1996 respectively. Many schools and colleges are run by private initiatives but none of the universities in Nepal are private.

Universities in Nepal[edit]

Currently there are nine universities in Nepal.

At present there are only five accredited universities operating in Nepal. Four further universities have been proposed for establishment, but the government has not allocated the funds for universities and the issue has not been decided yet. Along with the four new universities, one more is supposed to be established in Nepalgunj.[citation needed]

Colleges in Nepal[edit]

A-Level colleges[edit]

A-Level is an Advanced Level GCE (General Certificate of Education) qualification, which is equivalent to a two-year intermediate level study in Nepal.[1]

Following is the list of colleges offering A-Level in Nepal:

  • Ambikeshwari Campus
  • A.J. Wild Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Ace Institute of Management
  • Ambition Academy
  • Bridgewater International Academy
  • The British College[2]
  • The British School
  • Budhanilkantha School
  • Butwal Public School
  • Campion Academy
  • Capital College and Research Centre
  • Chelsea International Academy
  • Cosmos International College
  • Gandaki Higher Secondary Boarding School
  • GEMS Institute of Higher Education
  • Global College International
  • Infinity International College
  • Islington College
  • Kasthamandap A Level Academy
  • Kathmandu International Study Centre
  • Kathmandu University High School
  • Kings College
  • Kritika Education Health Foundation
  • Little Angels' College of Higher Studies
  • Lumbini International College
  • Malpi Institute
  • Modern Indian School
  • National Campus
  • New Summit college
  • Novel Academy
  • Orient College of Science and Management
  • Pentagon International College
  • Presidency College of Management Sciences
  • Rato Bangala School
  • Rupy’s International School
  • Saipal Academy
  • Siddhartha ShikshaSadan
  • Southwestern State College
  • St. Xavier’s College
  • Trinity International College
  • Xavier International College

Science and management college/campus[edit]

Medical colleges[edit]

Engineering colleges[edit]

  • National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Dhangadhi Engineering College(DEC), Utterbehadi Dhangadhi kailali.
  • Acme Engineering College
  • Advanced College of Engineering and Management
  • Asian College of Engineering & Management
  • Birgunj Institute of Technology
  • Cosmos College of Management and Technology, Tutepani, Satdobato, LalitpurS
  • Eastern College of Engineering
  • Everest Engineering and Management College
  • Gandaki College of Engineering and Science
  • Himalaya College of Engineering
  • Himalayan College of Geomatic Engineering and Land Resource Management (GIT)
  • Himalayan Institute of Science & Technology (HIST)
  • Institute of Engineering (IOE)
    • Pulchowk campus
    • Purbanchal campus
    • Thapathali campus
    • paschimanchal campus
  • School Of Engineering (SOE)- Pokhara University
  • Janakpur Engineering College
  • Kantipur Engineering College
  • Kathmandu Engineering College
  • Kathmandu Institute of Technology
  • Kathmandu University school of engineering
  • Khwopa College of Engineering
  • Khwopa Engineering College
  • Lumbini Engineering College, Tilottama-9, Bhalwari, Rupandehi
  • National College of Engineering, Talchhikhel, Satdobato, Lalitpur
  • National Engineering College
  • Nepal College of Information Technology
  • Nepal Engineering College
  • Oxford college of engineering and management
  • Pashchimanchal Campus
  • Pokhara Engineering College
  • Purbanchal University school of enginering and technology (PUSET), Biratnagar
  • Rapti Engineering College, Ghorahi
  • Kathford International College of Engineering ,Balkumari
  • Sagarmatha Engineering College


  1. ^ "Cambridge International GCE Examinations in Nepal". British Council Nepal. British Council Nepal. 
  2. ^ "The British College graduates its first batch". 
  3. ^ "Arniko International College". Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  4. ^ "Study Business & IT in Nepal". Study Connect Nepal. 
  5. ^ "BBA/MBA Colleges in Nepal". Nepal Admission. 
  6. ^ Nepal Mega College
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