Ph.D. Program Offer

About the Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University

The Institute of Science and Technology (IoST) at Pokhara University is a leading center of excellence in higher education and research in Nepal. Established with a commitment to academic excellence and innovation, IoST offers a diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in various fields of science and technology.

Academic Excellence

At IoST, we are dedicated to providing our students with a transformative learning experience that prepares them for successful careers in their chosen fields. Our programs are designed to foster critical thinking, creativity, and innovation, equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to address complex challenges facing society today.

Cutting-edge Research

IoST is home to a vibrant research community comprising faculty members, researchers, and students who are engaged in groundbreaking research that advances knowledge and contributes to the development of society. Our research endeavors span a wide range of disciplines, including physics, chemistry, microbiology, environmental science, geography, zoology, and botany.

State-of-the-art Facilities

To support our academic and research activities, IoST offers state-of-the-art laboratories, research centers, and facilities that enable students and faculty to conduct high-quality research and practical experiments. Our commitment to providing a conducive learning environment ensures that students have access to the resources they need to excel in their studies.

Global Perspective

Recognizing the importance of a global perspective in today's interconnected world, IoST actively promotes international collaboration and exchange programs. Through partnerships with leading universities and research institutions worldwide, we offer our students and faculty opportunities to engage in cross-cultural learning and research initiatives.

Community Engagement

IoST is deeply committed to serving the community and contributing to the socio-economic development of Nepal. Through various outreach programs and initiatives, we aim to harness the knowledge and expertise of our faculty and students to address local challenges and make a positive impact on society.

Join Us

Whether you are a prospective student, a researcher, or a member of the community, we invite you to explore the opportunities available at the Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University. Join us in our mission to advance knowledge, promote innovation, and create a better future for all.

Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University

We are pleased to offer admission to the Ph.D. program at the Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University, in the following fields:


Solid state physics


Space Science

Plasma Physics

Material Science

Biomedical Physics

Condensed Matter Physics

Electrical Computer




theoretical, organic, inorganic, physical, biophysical, Radiochemistry and biomedical chemistry, and more

Environmental Sciences

Earth and Environmental Science

Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Earth System Science

Environmental Engineering Sciences

Wildlife and Wildlands Conservation

Land, Air, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering


Oral Biology

Molecular and Cell Biology

Biosystems Engineering

Biological Sciences - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Biological Sciences - Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics


Entomology and Nematology


Plant Pathology

Weed Science

Bioagricultural Sciences - Plant Pathology

Bioagricultural Sciences - Weed Science


Urban and Regional Analysis, Earth and Environmental Systems, and Geographic Information Science

Program Overview:

The Ph.D. program at the Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University, is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge and research skills in their chosen field. Our program offers a dynamic and interdisciplinary approach to learning, allowing students to engage in cutting-edge research and make meaningful contributions to their field.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must have a master's degree in a relevant field with a minimum 3 GPA requirement. They must also submit a research proposal outlining their proposed research topic and methodology.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for the Ph.D. program is every year starting from September. Late applications will not be considered.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply for physical presence through Pokhara University.

Funding Opportunities:

The Institute of Science and Technology offers a limited number of scholarships and assistantships to Ph.D. students. Eligible candidates will be considered for funding based on their academic merit and financial need.

Contact Information:

Please visit or contact by phone in dean's office for more information about the Ph.D. program at the Institute of Science and Technology, Pokhara University.