SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
APPLICATION FORM FOR PHD POSITION
(PhD in Development Studies)
Kathmandu University, School of Education is implementing a multi-country research project "Linking Education and Labor Markets: Under what conditions can Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improve the income of the youth?" The project is funded by Swiss National Science Foundation and is being led by Swiss Federal Institute for Technology, ETH Zurich. Apart from Nepal, this same research is also being carried out in Benin, Costa Rica, and Chile.
Enquiry and Correspondence
Office of the Dean
Kathmandu University, School of Education
P.O. Box 6250, Kathmandu
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Date of Submission: ______
Instruction to the Applicants
Indicate a tick mark ( ) in the check box given below to indicate the documentation is complete.
All fields in the form are duly filled in
One passport sized photograph attached
Certified copies of academic credentials (high school onwards) are attached
(those who have Abroad Degrees must submit Equivalent Certificate)
A certified copy of Nepali citizenship certificate attached
Two letters of academic recommendations
A CV not more than 2 pages long
A full research proposal of not more than 4000 words in the following area:
Linking Education and Labor Markets: Under what conditions can Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) improve the income of the youth?
A copy of their best piece of writing (preferably an academic publication but could also be any other piece of published or not published work, thesis, or other document)
Application form completed
Bank voucher of the application fee (NRs 1000) is attached
There will be an application fee of NRs 1000 that needs to be deposited to either of the KU bank account in Machhapuchhre Bank Limited (account no. 2022524044147028) or in Nepal Investment Bank Limited (account no. 00501030250009). KU bank deposit slip with account number is available in some of the branches of these banks.
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- I hereby apply for admission to KUSOED PhDfellowshipprogram. If accepted as a student I will comply with all regulations, conditions and rules made by the University.
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