Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FOHSS)-Tribhuvan University is one of the four Faculties of Tribhuvan University. It was restructured as a Faculty in 1985 AD. FOHSS is producing specialized human resources in humanities, social sciences, computer applications, and interdisciplinary studies. There are thirty (30) constituent Campuses along with more than three hundred (300) affiliated colleges under FOHSS.
FOHSS has 22 (Twenty Two) Central Departments, 8 (Eight) new Master Degree programs like Tourism and Hospitality Studies and Development Studies (THSD), Sports Science (MSS), Counseling Psychology, Social Work (MSW), International Relation and Diplomacy (IRD), Gender Studies (GS), Conflict Peace and Development Studies (CPDS).
Master Degree Programs at the university campus, as well as all new programs, are running under the semester system. Seven (7) Central Departments are conducting M. Phil. Program. Three (2) special Masters Degree programs are affiliated to this Faculty: 1, Strategic Study (SS: 2) Security, SPDS -Peace and Development Studies and 3) Crisis Management Studies (CMS). The number of students’ enrollment in this Faculty is 32 % out of the entire university enrollment.
The Office of the Dean provides academic supports as well as leadership and direction to the Campuses and Central Departments. It conducts Ph. D. program in the subjects of Humanities and Social Sciences in academic coordination and involvement of the concerned Central Departments and faculties. In order to enhance the efficiency, the office of the Dean regularly conducts a seminar, cum workshop for its faculties. It also publishes periodic journals, teaching and research manuals.
Faculty Board headed by the Dean is the highest body of the Faculty. Dean’s Office has four sections: 1. Ph.D. Section, 2. Examination Section, 3. Equivalence, Research/Publication, and Training/Seminar Section, and 4. Administration Section.