Universities in Nepal

Higher Education in Nepal

2021 Ranking of Nepalese Universities

What are the most popular Universities in Nepal? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Nepalese University Ranking of 9 Nepalese higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Nepalese higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 9 Universities in Nepal

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is divided into 7 provinces (Nepali: Pradeshaharu), which are further subdivided into 77 districts. The larger number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are located in the Bagmati Pradesh province. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all provinces which include at least 2 Nepalese higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Bagmati Pradesh (3)   Province No 5 (2)  

Nepalese University lists

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