Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines

A. Submit your Application

1.  Prepare application materials

  • Application letter (motivation letter)
  • A CV/resume
  • Copy of Citizenship Certificate or National ID or Passport
  • 3 copies PP-size Photos
  • Transcripts (School level, 10+2/A-level or equivalent, and Bachelor’s or above for Master’s degree applicants).
  • If you are waiting for your final year’s results, you may submit certificates and mark sheets until the previous exams.
  • Certificates of all previous degrees.
  • Migration Certificate (original hardcopy to be submitted to Admissions Office post-admission)

2. Pay the application fee
Before you start your application. Pay NRs. 1000 to the following accounts and get the voucher (Some programs may have different application fees).

Nepal Investment Bank Ltd: A/c: 00501030255561


Find School of Arts, Kathmandu University in the search box. And select Application fee. Save a soft-copy/screenshot of the payment voucher from e-Sewa.

Information for international applicants

3. Download and print the application forms:

(Download form for BMS, BCD, BYSW, BECON: Application Form 2023_UNG)

Masters in Media Studies APPLICATION FORM_2023 | Master in Urban Studies APPLICATION FORM_2023 |

Master in Human and Natural Resources Studies 2024 | Master in Development Studies 2024  Application Form 2024 |

For BFA, BCDes Click Here  | For BMus and MMus Click Here|

4.     Fill up all mandatory fields in the application form.
5.     Send all the required documents, including payment proof and application letter (motivation essay) to respective email IDs:


Submit in hardcopy at the respective departments.

B. Appear in the Entrance exam (written and interview)

  1. You will receive sample questions once you submit your application
  2. You will get information about entrance exams via email
  3. Contact the respective departments if required.

If you get selected,

C. Apply for admission

  • Fill up the admission form as provided.
  • Include all the documents as said.
  • Pay the admission fee.
  • Submit physically or send scan copies via email.


For General Inquiries:
Admissions Office
Kathmandu University School of Arts
Phone: 9801298094

Department of Development Studies

Master in Urban Studies
Dr. Chandra Lal Pandey, Ph: 9820108001, 9820108002


Bachelor in Community Development

Mr. Dipesh Khadka
Ph: 9841518436


Department of Languages & Mass Communication

Bachelor in Media Studies
Masters in Media Studies
Contact: Dr. Nirmala Mani Adhikary,
Ph: 9801370644, 9801298094


Department of Music

Master of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Contact: Dr. Lochan Rijal and Raj Kumar Manandhar, Ph:9843398405 / 9801236843


Department of Art and Design

Bachelor of Craft and Design
Mr. Sagar Manandhar, Ph: 9841478945
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Mr. Kriti Kaushal Joshi, 9802310105


Yogic Sciences & Well Being Program

Bachelor in Yogic Sciences & Well Being
Contact: Ananta Risal, Ph:9845232056


Economics Program

Bachelor in Economics
Contact: Dr. Santosh Adhikari, Ph: 9841466042