Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University

Serial No.:______




2017 August

(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

Hattiban, Lalitpur

Tel: 01-5250524

P.O. Box 6250, Kathmandu



Name of the Applicant:______

Telephone (landline): ______Mobile: ______Email: ______

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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School of Education

Application Form

  1. 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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List in order the schools you have attended, beginning from high school, all colleges, universities, graduate and professional schools. Attach certified copies of transcripts for all institutions.

University / Location / Major Subjects / Degree
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Awards and Recognition

Please list all significant scholastic honors and academic prizes since entering college.


Career summary (Current or most recent post first)

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Letters from two academic references must be attached

Other Details

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