Kathmandu, February 9
Fourteen individuals have been shortlisted for the vacant post of vice chancellor of Tribhuvan University.
The Recommendation Committee announced on Thursday the shortlist of fourteen candidates for the vacant vice chancellor position at Tribhuvan University.
The candidates selected are Kusum Shakya, Keshar Jung Baral, Govinda Subedi, Chitra Bahadur Budhathoki, Gyanendra Prasad Poudyal, Tankanath Dhamala, Tirtha Raj Khaniya, Narayan Belbase, Prakash Ghimire, Bhojraj Aryal, Mahendra Prasad Sharma, Ram Chandra Basnet, Shiva Lal Bhusal, and Surya Bahadur Thapa, as confirmed by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology.
The position at the country’s oldest university became vacant after Dharmakant Baskota’s tenure ended on November 4, 2023.
Prime Minister and Tribhuvan University Chancellor Pushpa Kamal Dahal formed the Recommendation Committee on November 10, 2023, with Minister for Education Ashok Kumar Rai as its chairperson.
Ministry secretary Suresh Adhikari and Dr Chandrakala Ghimire, Chief of TU Central Department of Buddhist Studies, serve as members of the committee.