Message from the Dean

National College has been an important partner of the School of Arts at Kathmandu University ever sinceit got affiliated with KU in 1996. Since then, the college has devoted itself in providing quality educationin the fields of Development Studies, Development Finance and Social Sciences.Education in Social Sciences is getting more and more vital and essential to understand and analyze theimpacts of the rapidly changing socio-political and economic realities of the contemporary world. Ourown country's ongoing transformation has made us realize that we need more qualified and skilledhuman resources to be able to address and manage the developmental needs of this country. NationalCollege is attempting to do exactly that, by producing trained and qualified human resources in this fieldthrough the three undergraduate programs it offers.

I would like to extend my congratulations to National College for successfully completing 20 years ofquality education and wish the whole team a very bright future.

Prof Dr Sagar Raj Sharma

Dean, KU, School of Arts