Nepal

The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
First Division/Division I

Required Credential or Degree
Bachelor degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine, Master's Degree (at least 4 years of Study)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
First Division/Division I

Required Credential or Degree
Doctoral degree, Master's degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

English, Nepali

Grading System

4-Point Scale

Scale Classification
3.5-4.0 Distinction
3.0-3.49 First Division
2.0-2.99 Second Division
0-1.99 Fail

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Pass / Fail**

Classification Scale

Percentage Classification Rank
80-100% Distinction Division I
60-79.99%   Division I
46-59.99% Merit  Division II
32-45.99% Pass Division II
0-31.99% Fail  

Kathmandu and Purbanchal Universities*

Scale Classification
3.5-4.0 Distinction
3.0-3.5 First Division

Letter Grade Scale

Grade Description
A Outstanding
A- Excellent
B+ Very Good
B Good
B- Fair
C+ Fair
C Fair
C- Poor
D+ Poor
D Poor
F Failure

Pokhara University

Grade Scale Description
A 4.0 Excellent
A- 3.7  
B+ 3.3  
B 3.0 Good
B- 2.7  
C+ 2.3  
C 2.0 Fair
C- 1.7  
D+ 1.3  
D 1.0 Work Satisfying minimum requirement for credit
F 0.0 Failing

Tribhuvan University

Percentage Classification
75% and above with Distinction
60-100% First Division
45-59% Second Division
33-44% Third Division