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Graduate Admission for IWRM Program

Nepal Engineering College (nec) is offering two years Masters Degree Program in Interdisciplinary Water Resources Management in affiliation to Pokhara University. The objective of the program is to produce qualified professionals with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills and capacity to respond to the established and emerging challenges in water resources management. The program is partially supported under Crossing Boundaries (CB) Project with funding of the Government of the Netherlands. The CB Project support includes 10 fellowships, called South Asian Water Alliance Fellowship (SAWA-Fellowship), awarded to 8 female and 2 male students every year. Ten seats are also available for full fee paying students which comes to Rs. 200,000.00 for the entire course.

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the admission to the course and award of the SAWA-Fellowship.

Minimum of Bachelors degree in Science and Technology (Engineering, Applied Sciences, Natural Sciences or Pure Sciences) with 15 years of education completed from recognized universities/institutions, securing minimum of second division marks. Two or more years of work experience in water related fields would be an advantage.

SAWA Fellowship:
The fellowship covers full tuition fee, a monthly subsistence allowance of Rs. 5,000.00 for the duration of the course and international exposure through study visits and training programs.

Selection Criteria:
The selection of the candidates for admission to the course and award of SAWA Fellowship shall be based on academic merit, decided by past academic achievements, performance in the entrance test and interviews and work experience of the candidates. Women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Admission Program and Deadlines:
Beginning of Distribution of Application Form- Shrawan 5, 2065 (July 20, 2008)
Last Date of Submission of the Application Form - September 12, 2008
Entrance Examination - September 16, 2008
Announcement of the results of the Entrance Examination - September 18, 2008
Interview of candidates - September 19 - 21, 2008
Announcement of Admission List and SAWA Fellowship - September 22, 2008
Commencement of Classes - September 25, 2008

Entrance Examination Fee:
Rs. 1,000.00 payable towards processing and entrance examination fee at the time of submission of the application.

Prospective students can obtain the application form, from following centers upon payment of Rs. 100.00. Alternatively, application forms can also be downloaded from the college website www.nec.edu.np.:
i) nec Campus, Changunarayan Bhaktapur 01-6611744 ext 229/224
ii) Ehime University Satellite Office, Kupandole (Opposite Hotel Himalaya), 016224360
iii) Pokhara University Liaison Office, Gyaneshwor Kathamndu 01-4412196
iv) Pokhara University, Dhunge Patan, Lekhnath Municipality, Kaski 061-560489, 560639

Further details on the program can be obtained from the college website or through telephone enquiries at 01-6611744 (ext. 224 or 229) or through email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

i) Brochure of IWRM Program for the year 2008.
ii) Syllabus and Model Question for the entrance test.

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