Seminars on Strengths and Weaknesses of Engineering Education in Nepal – June 2014

GHEaSES’s Founding MD, Dr Shanker Dhakal, gave seminars as per the heading, in line with our founding policy of knowledge transfer and international exchange, during his visit to Nepal in June 2014.  He delivered the same presentation to Tribhuvan University’s Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus and Khwopa College of Engineering and Pokhara University’s Khwopa Engineering College. This presentation mostly highlighted the importance of research-based education system integrated with industry-academic collaboration and continuous assessment process, while slightly revising the present depth and breadth available in the syllabus. The program at Pulchowk Campus was mostly attended by Civil Engineering students while that in Khwopa by the teachers of Khwopa Engineering College and Khwopa College of Engineering.  Dr Dhakal also visited and met the Dean of School of Engineering and the Head of Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering in their offices to share his ideas and collaborative proposal of standardizing and internationalizing research activities in Nepalese universities.

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