Kathmandu, Nov. 10, The Tribhuvan University (TU) has released its new academic calendar on Thursday laying greater emphasis on holding academic classes and examination in time.
Following lengthy interaction with all student unions, employees’ associations, TU Professors’ Association, campus chiefs, dean and the Controller of the Examination, the oldest university, in the coordination of the TU Higher Education Project, has brought up its new calendar.
Releasing the new calendar, vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Hira Bahadur Maharjan informed that the TU was able to release the academic calendar after four months exercise with the related bodies. He said that TU released the new calendar with an aim to operate classes, examinations and to publish all examination results within the stipulated period.
According to the calendar, the Bachelor first year examination application forms have already been distributed from Bhadra 28 to Kartik 25 of 2068 B.S. Then class will be operated from Kartik 28 to he last week of Ashad 2069 B.S. Likewise, examination forms will be distributed from the second week of Chaitra and examinations will be held from second week of Sharwan to last of Sharwan. The results will be published in the last week of Mangsir. TU informed that the classes for all streams will be held for 155 days.
Likewise, the same level second year class will be held from first week of Bhadra 2069 B.S to the last of Baisakh 2070 B.S.. This year the exam will be held from the first week of Jestha to the first week of Ashad. The results of this Bachelor’s second year will be published on 10th to 15th of Bhadra. The classes will be held for 150 days.
Similary, the third year class will operate from 16th Ashad to the last of Falgun and exam will be held in second week of Chaitra. Then, the results will be published on 10th to 15th of Shrawan. The classes for this level will be held for 150 days.
Likewise, Master’s level first year class will start from 16th Ashad to 15th Chaitra of 2068. The examination for the first year will be held on the first week of Baisakh 2069 to the second week of Jestha and the result will be published on the last week of Shrawan. Classes for this level will be held for 165 days. The Master’s
second year classes will start from 1st Asadh to the first week of Falgun , 2069. The exam will be held in the last week of Falgun of which result will be published on the second week of Shrawan. This level will witness the classes being held for 154 days.
The TU has announced the class duration, exam schedule for all faculties including Humanities, Science, Management, Laws, Engineering, Forestry, and Medicine. Out of 886 campuses, 60 are constituent and 826 are affiliated campuses are being run under the TU.
The TU has a total of 654, 300 in all its faculties.
Various education related bodies including student unions have made their commitments that they would support the TU for the successful implementation of the new calendar.
At the programme, faculty deans, campus chiefs, representatives of various professors and students unions were present.