Q: What kind of program is CPDS?
A: Conflict, Peace and Development Studies (CPDS) is a two-year / four-semester multiplinary and interdisciplinary MA program designed by Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
Q: Which Institution awards the degree of MA in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies?
A: Tribhuvan University awards the degree of MA in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies.
Q: Who are the partners of the program?
A: The program is a collaboration between University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway; University of Ruhuna, Matara, Sri Lanka; Eastern University, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka and Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Q: When is New Admission Open announced?
A: New Admission open once a year during April-May.
Q: What is the total number of seats allocated?
A: The total number of seats allocated is 50.
Q: What is the time schedule of classes?
A: Classes run everyday from 4pm to 8pm except on Saturdays and public holidays.
Q: Who are eligible to apply for the program?
A: The candidate must possess the following eligible criteria to apply for the program.
1. A Bachelor Degree in any faculty / discipline with second division marks from Tribhuvan University or the university recognized by Tribhuvan University.
2. Proficiency in written and spoken English.
3. Related work, research, and publication experience is given priority.
Moreover, women, dalits, janajatis, other marginalised are encouraged to apply for the program.
Q: What is the total cost of the program?
A: For Nepali students, the total tuition fees cost NRs 1,25,000.00. NRs 35,000.00 must be paid at the time of admission and remaining NRs 90,000.00 is payble at the rate of NRs 30,000 in each semester. NRs 800.00 charged for entrance examination and NRs 570 is charged in each semester as examination fee.
For the students of other SAARC countries: NRs 1,56,250.00 for the whole program.
For the students except SAARC countries: NRs 1,87,500.00 for the whole program.
Q: Are there any scholarships available?
A: From this year there is no any scholarship provision. However, there are gender incentives and research grants schemes.