Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara, Nepal

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics is one of the oldest departments in PN Campus under the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. The department is the pioneering department to introduce the Master's Level Programme for the first time in the campus, which was started in 2035 BS. Now, the department has 27 faculty members: 1 Professor, 10 Associate Professors, 8 Lecturers, 2 Teaching Assistants and 6 others as adjunct faculty members.

The department has extended its research activities and journal publications after starting the Master's Level Programme. Currently, 12 faculty members are engaged in the Master's Level Programme. Among them, 2 have received Ph.D. degrees. The department has offered 15 courses at the Master's Level Programme that comprises of 8 compulsory courses and 7 optional courses including the dissertation writing. The students of Master's Level programme would be awarded with a Degree in Economics upon the successful completion of the courses offered during the academic session of two years.

Economics is taught preferably in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Education, and even in the Faculty of Law recently. The department also publishes a research journal entitled Economic Literature annually and regularly.

It is also noteworthy that all the faculty members of the department are qualified for teaching at the department, engaging the students in the learning process more vigorously that increases their attention and focus. Each year, the maximum number of students the department can receive each year for admission into the Master of Arts (MA) in Economics is 100.

The department also provides scholarships to those students who make excellent records during their study at the department. The following 2 scholarships are available for students who opt for Economics as Major at Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes.

  • The Krishna-Bharati Scholarship:
    The former faculty member of the Department of Economics, Krishna Nanda Neupane has helped establish the “Krishna-Bharati Scholarship” in the department in 2066 BS. The Chairperson of the Trust is both husband and wife (Krishna Nanda Neupane and Bharati Neupane). From this scholarship, top 2 students (1 boy and 1 girl) of Bachelor’s Level have been awarded since 2068 BS. The students who would take Economics as a major subject and pass the final examination of Tribhuvan University would be awarded with this scholarship. The main objective of the scholarship is to encourage students for taking Economics as their future career and to initiate them to pursue degree in Economics.
  • The Foundation Care for Nepal Scholarship:
    This scholarship is provided by the Foundation Care for All – Netherlands since 2067 BS with the cooperation of Care for All Nepal, Kaski.


The department regularly publishes a research journal entitled Economic Literature on the annual basis.

Economic Literature

Prof. Dr. Yadav Prasad Sharma Gaudel
Department of Economics
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Prithvi Narayan Campus (Tribhuvan University)
Bhimkali Patan, Bagar
Pokhara, Nepal
Phone: +977-98460-40055
Email: [email protected]

The Faculty Members Directory

S.No.NameTitleAdmin TitleCV
1. Deo Narayan Sutihar Professor Dept. Head
2. Dr. Lekha Nath Bhattarai Professor
3. Buddhi Sagar Baral Associate Professor
4. Ganesh Prasad Gautam Associate Professor
5. Ananda Raj Parajuli Associate Professor
6. Mahendra Ale Lecturer
7. Bharat Baral Lecturer
8. Shanta Koirala Lecturer
9. Rajendra Bahadur Devkota Lecturer
10. Chiranjibi Banjara Teaching Assistant
11. Krishna Kumari Pahari Teaching Assistant
12. Sabitri Devi Regmi Adjunct Faculty
13. Rajendra Prasad Subedi Adjunct Faculty
14. Buddhi Raj Sharma Adjunct Faculty
15. Nabin Chandra Adhikari Adjunct Faculty
16. Dipendra Bastakoti Adjunct Faculty
17. Saraswati Acharya Adjunct Faculty
18. Yashoda Gautam Adjunct Faculty
19. Basanta Shrestha Adjunct Faculty
20. Tribhuvan K.C. Adjunct Faculty
21. Bhola Nath Aryal Adjunct Faculty
22. Binod Tripathi Adjunct Faculty
23. Gayatri Paneru Adjunct Faculty
24. Gobinda Pun Adjunct Faculty