About Us

Founded in 1994, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, has rapidly achieved a status of one of the top institutions in the nation for higher education and scientific research.

With the need to develop and deploy the geospatial and land management concepts that are changing the world rapidly with astonishing inventions and innovation, Kathmandu University launched Geomatics Engineering program in 2007.

With some 13+ years of fruitful experience in the field of geospatial and land management, the department possesses a strong background in providing quality education to the students herein. Continuous interaction, contact hours, technology and project work/industry internship are the compelling factor for KU to be the first choice of students.

The dissolved set of diverse faculties with quest of leadership education and each fashioned in providing up-to date course materials are the key points in selecting KU’s Geomatics Engineering as the career step by most of the students.


Department of Geomatics Engineering has vision “To become center of excellence by providing quality education and research for leadership in Surveying, Mapping, Land Management and Geoinformation sector in collaboration with Government and other national and international organizations”

Therefore, the vision is categorized as follows:

Short term vision

  • To strengthen diploma, undergraduate and graduate program of Geomatics Engineering with quality output. 

  • To strengthen research oriented PhD courses

  • To start MS by research 

Long term vision 

  • To promote  research and development in Surveying and  Mapping, Land Management and Geoinformation 

  • To provide the consultant services in Surveying and Mapping, Land Management and Geo information.

  • To lead as geoinformation knowledge/ data hub in a country. 

 Salient Features

  • Involvement of Geospatial and Land management expert in the subject committee.

  • Updated syllabus to meet the industry requirement.

  • Faculty members with reputed degrees and expertise.

  • Industry based Faculty members.

  • Intensive guidance by the faculties.

  • Industry based internship (3 credits)

  • Project works and problem based learning methodology

  • 24 * 7 internet connectivity(including hostel)

  • Visiting faculties from Geospatial and Land management organisations.

  • Internationally acceptable grading system

Career Prospects

  • Government and non government organizations

  • Geospatial Industries

  • Research and Development

  • Academics

  • Financial Institutions


  • Hydropower companies

  • Nepal Police 

  • Nepal Army

  • Contracting and consulting companies