Entrepreneurship development course to be taught at Pokhara University for first time, beginning next academic session
KATHMANDU: Pokhara University is going to start a four-year bachelor level study on entrepreneurship from the next academic session with the aim of eliminating educational unemployment. Students who have studied class 12 or equivalent in any subject at that level will be able to study four-year course.
Students will study the theoretical and practical aspects of various aspects of entrepreneurship in the eight-semester system. The annual fee for the course will be Rs. 314,200. At present, 48 seats have been allotted for the study of the subject. As per the rules of the University, students will also be given 20% scholarship. The last date for filling up the form is 15th March.
Vice Chancellor of Pokhara University Prof. Dr. Prem Narayan Aryal and Vice President of Swarnim University, Gujarat Adi Risav Jain inaugurated the program on Friday. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Aryal said that a long-term plan for the study of entrepreneurship has taken shape and now it has become a practical success.
He expressed the belief that youth would not migrate abroad anymore but would take the lead in entrepreneurship at home after studying this course. He urged all to take the lead in making the country prosperous by utilizing international knowledge as well as juggling traditional skills by launching and carrying out their own business in the country.
Jain, Vice President of Swarnim University, congratulated Pokhara University for launching Entrepreneurship Studies for the first time and said that they were ready to cooperate and coordinate.
Jain said the study is important as the country’s economic prosperity is possible only through entrepreneurship.