Master of Engineering in Energy and Petroleum Sector

NAME OF INSTITUTION(S):                                                                                          
            Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway
            Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

URL (web)
KU: http://www.ku.edu.np/ee/meepe

Application form: Download

Note: Nepalese candidates should submit one copy of application form to Kathmandu University, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Contact person/unit
NTNU:  Prof. Erling Ildstad/Senior Engineer Halsten Aastebol
    Department of Electrical Power Engineering

KU:    Brijesh Adhikary
           Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Contact phone
NTNU: +47-73594226/+47-73594267
KU: +977-11-661399

Contact emails

NTNU: rita.kumar@ntnu.no, halsten.aastebol@elkraft.ntnu.no
KU: eee@ku.edu.np, brijesh@ku.edu.np


Two years (23 months)
Programme description

The MEEPE is a NORAD’s Master Program within the energy and petroleum sector for Master Studies supported by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and is administered by Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway.
The program is a sandwich type program comprising one semester study at NTNU, Norway, and 3 semesters study at KU, Nepal. The degree is awarded by KU mentioning study at NTNU. Admitted students are provided with scholarships.


Semester I (Aug.-Dec): NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Semester II (Jan-June), III (Aug-Dec), and IV (Jan-June): KU, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Yearly application deadline(s) (dates)

 31 March, 2011

NTNU courses are accredited by NOKUT.

Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous not-for-profit public institution established by the Act of The Parliament of Nepal in 1991. Accreditation is given by the Government of Nepal to award degree for the course approved by the Academic Council of KU.

General requirements

Eligible Countries:Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bhutan, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Liberia, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda and Vietnam, Zambia.

         Relevant professional experience of 1 years
         Leave of absence from your job in your home country
         For countries where English is not the official language, a TOEFL test certificate or an equivalent documentation is required. A TOEFL score of 500 points (paper-based) or 170 (computer-based) is required.
Age: Preferably 25-35 years

The programme aims at equitable access and gender parity and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Formal prerequisites

Applicants must hold Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks or 2.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average (on a 4 point grading system).

Recommended prerequisites

University undergraduate level knowledge in mathematics, power systems, electrical machines, system/control theory, electronics, electromagnetics, and materials science

Computer programming skill, numerical computation skill, English written and verbal communication skills. 


Students do not need to pay tuition fee.

Any tuition fee required by the universities is covered by the programme budget

Subject area

Discipline: Engineering and technology
Sub Discipline: Electrical power engineering in energy and petroleum sector.


Awarding institution: Kathmandu University, Nepal
Degree title: Master of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering
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