DoCSE Graduate Program Catelog

OUTLINE OF THE PROGRAM

AIM OF THE PROGRAM:

  • To provide engineering manpower of high academic excellence well suited to the job market
  • To attain academic excellence in engineering education and research
  • To continuously develop research facilities for both individual and institutional research.
  • To help students become result-oriented and stimulate their creativity.
  • To provide consulting services in related areas.

NAME OF THE DEGREE:

  • Master of Engineering (ME) in Computer Engineering
  • Master of Technology (MTech) in Information Technology (IT)

DEGREE AWARDING INSTITUTION:

Kathmandu University (KU)

PROGRAM DURATION:

4 Semesters (24 Months)

COURSE COMMENCES FROM:

December 2020

COURSE MANAGEMENT BY:

Department of Computer Science & Engineering (KU)

COURSE TYPES:

Regular and/or Crash

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:

60 credits

Master of Engineering (ME) in Computer Engineering

Intake capacity: 10 (9 + 1 quota seat for Nepal Government employees)

Application Eligibility Criterion: Candidate with four-year Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering with 50% marks on aggregate or CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 grading system from any recognized institution.

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) full-time study program which will run in Dhulikhel campus, KU. The admission is open for Nepalese as well as foreign students.

Selection procedure: Admission Test/ Interview: A written admission test of 1.5 hours would be conducted focusing on core computer subjects. The test would comprise both objective and subjective questions and would weigh 70% of marks. Only those securing a minimum of 40 marks in the written test would be selected for the interview. Successful candidates passing both the written test and the interview would be selected for admission on the basis of merit list.

Master of Technology (MTech) in Information Technology (IT)

Intake capacity: 10(9+1 quota seat for Nepal Government employees)

Application Eligibility Criteria: Candidates with score of at least 50% in aggregate or CGPA 2.0 out of 4.0 grading system from any recognized institution, and

  • Undergraduate in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Computer Application (with honors), or
  • Total of at least 16 years of education with science background, or
  • M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics or any other related field.

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) full-time study program which will run in Dhulikhel campus, KU. The admission is open for Nepalese as well as foreign students.

Selection procedure: Admission Test/ Interview: A written admission test of 1.5 hours would be conducted focusing on core computer subjects. The test would comprise both objective and subjective questions and would weigh 70% of marks. Only those securing a minimum of 40 marks in the written test would be selected for the interview. Successful candidates passing both the written test and the interview would be selected for admission on the basis of merit list.

Fees and Payment Information:

Total course fee for the two year (4 semesters) study period is NRs 370,000/- (ordinary Nepalese student fee, which excludes NRs 10,000/- caution money and NRs 1000/- per year medical insurance) for ordinary Nepalese students. The fee for sponsored candidate is 1.5 times the ordinary fee. Fee for SAARC country international candidate is 1.5 times the regular fee and for other country is 2.0 times the regular fee. Extension of period of study may subject to requirement of payment of additional fees for the extended study period.

Fee to be paid at the time of admission for ordinary Nepalese student is NRs. 136,000/- that includes first installment of first semester fee. Rest of the fee shall be paid in two installments per semester.

Payment Mode: Check Appendix A

Financial Aid and Scholarship/Assistantship:

After admission, students can apply for UGC formula funding based scholarship as stated in the MoU between KU and UGC. Under the MoU, to attract bright and needy students, university may waive fees for up to 20% of the students in specific Master Programs. The government subsidy will cover the amount of fees waived. The Government may however choose to cap the maximum enrolment for which this arrangement will apply.

Graduate students are in general given opportunity of teaching assistantships or research assistantship based on their status, ability, experience, and need of the enrolled departments. The assistantships are generally provided to cover part of the fees of the student unless otherwise agreed.

Additional sponsorship, scholarship or assistantship may be available depending on availability of such provision for any particular program. Contact the responsible department for such provisions.

Provisional Application

Candidates who are awaiting the final results of their highest qualifying degree and expect that the result will be published within a month of admission can also apply on a provisional basis.

Right of Suspension/Delay of Any Program

In case, the number of seats filled is less than 50% of the intake capacity of any program by two weeks of start of academic session for the master programs, the School may decide to suspend the program and return all the fees paid by the admitted students within a week of declaration of suspension of the program. The School may also inform in advance selected candidates about possibility of suspension of any program due to expectation of less than 50% of the intake capacity occupancy and withheld admission process of the selected candidates until further notice.

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