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Extended Application Deadline for M Phil-PhD Programs at Tribhuvan University (TU) 2080

Tribhuvan University (TU)'s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (TUFoHSS), located at the Dean's Office in Balkhu, Kathmandu, has officially announced an extension of the application deadline for the Darshanacharya-Vidyavaridhi (M Phil-PhD) level studies for the academic year 2023 (2080/081). This extension is crucial for prospective students aiming to advance their academic careers in various disciplines offered by the university. Here are the key points and details about the application process and the available programs:

Application Deadline Extension

  • New Deadline: The university has extended the deadline for submitting online applications for the M Phil-PhD program until 2080/11/08. This provides an additional opportunity for students who missed the initial deadline to apply for their desired courses.

How to Apply

  • Online Application Process: Candidates interested in applying for the M Phil-PhD program must visit the online portal at The portal allows applicants to select their preferred subjects and the central departments/programs they wish to join. It is important to note that applications received after the newly announced deadline will not be considered.

Available Programs

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers a wide range of subjects for the M Phil-PhD program, catering to diverse academic interests. Applicants can choose from the following subjects:

  • Anthropology
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Nepalese History, Culture & Archaeology (NeHCA)
  • Economics
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Linguistics
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Nepalbhasha
  • Nepali
  • Political Science
  • Population Studies
  • Psychology
  • Rural Development
  • Sociology
  • Conflict, Peace, and Development Studies (CPDS)
  • Gender Studies
  • International Relations & Diplomacy (IRD)
  • Social Work

Eligibility Criteria and Application Process for M Phil-PhD Programs at Tribhuvan University

Tribhuvan University has set forth specific eligibility criteria and a detailed application process for prospective students interested in pursuing M Phil-PhD programs through its Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This comprehensive guide provides essential information for applicants to ensure a smooth and successful application process.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Darshanacharya-Vidyavaridhi (M Phil-PhD) program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Academic Qualification: Applicants must have completed a Master's degree from Tribhuvan University or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution, securing a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or a second-class ranking.
  • Documentation: Required documents include copies of transcripts, certificates from undergraduate to postgraduate levels, and a citizenship certificate, all of which must be submitted along with the application form.
  • Equivalence Certificate: For candidates with qualifications from universities other than TU, an Equivalence and Transfer Certificate is mandatory.
  • Subject Criteria: Candidates wishing to apply for a subject different from their postgraduate studies must adhere to the subjects and criteria specified by the Dean's Office and relevant departments. Changes to the subject of application are not permitted after submission.

Application Procedure and Important Dates

The application process is outlined as follows:

  • Application Period: The window for submitting online applications is open until 2080/11/08, 12:00 PM.
  • Late Application Deadline: Applications submitted with a late fee must be completed by 2080/11/10, 12:00 PM.
  • Application Fee: The fee is Rs. 5,000, payable through e-Sewa or Khalti. A doubled fee applies for late submissions. Fees are non-refundable if eligibility criteria are not met.
  • Entrance Examination: Scheduled for Saturday, 2080/11/12, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the University Campus, TU, Kirtipur Complex.
  • Admit Card: Applicants can download their admit cards from 2080/10/11 using the credentials provided post-verification and approval by the concerned departments and Dean's Office.

Entrance Examination Details

  • Admission Test: Entrance to the program requires passing a Dean's Office-conducted examination. Only those who pass will be considered for admission.
  • Subject Choice for Low Applications: If fewer than 5 applications are received for a subject, applicants may opt for an entrance exam in an alternative subject approved by the subject committee.
  • Exam Focus: The exam will cover Subject Knowledge and Research Methodology, totaling 100 marks, over three hours. Successful candidates will proceed to an interview, with final selections based on combined scores.
  • Admission Cap: Each subject will admit a maximum of 35 students.

Further Information

  • Detailed structure of the entrance examination and subsequent interview details will be posted on the faculty's website following the written test results. For additional queries, contacting the Dean's Office is recommended. Updates on admissions and related processes will be communicated through further notifications.

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