Pokhara University Senate is as the supreme body of the University.  Except the ex-officio members, the Chancellor on the recommendation of the Executive Council shall nominate the other members of the Senate. At present, the constitution of the Senate shall be as follows: –


A)ChancellorChairpersonMr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda", Prime Minister of NepalEx-officio
B)Pro-ChancellorVice-ChairpersonMr. Dhaniram Poudel, Minister for Education, Nepal Ex-officio
C)Vice-ChancellorMemberProf. Chiranjeebi Prasad SharmaVC, Pokhara University, Lekhnath, Kaski
D)Two persons from amongst Vice-Chancellors of other Universities Member1. Prof. Dr. Upendra Kumar KoiralaVC, Mid Western University, Birendranagar, Surkhet
2. Prof. Bhusan ShresthaVC, Far-western University, Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur
E)Secretary, Ministry of EducationMemberMr. Bishwo Prakash PanditEx-officio
F)Three persons from amongst the educationistsMember1. Assoc. Prof. Hari Prasad TripathiInstitute of Forestry (T.U.), Pokhara, Kaski
2. Assoc. Prof. Kamal DhakalPrithivi Narayan Campus (T.U.), Pokhara, Kaski
3. Lecturer Mr. Kamal Raj PoudelPrithivi Narayan Campus (T.U.), Pokhara, Kaski
G)Deans Member1. Prof. Dr. Indra Prasad TiwariDean, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, PU
2. Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, PU
3. Dr. Khem Raj JoshiDean, Faculty of Health Science, PU
4. Er. Buddhi Raj JoshiDean, Faculty of Science & Technology, PU
H)Three persons from amongst the Mayors of the Municipalities including the Mayor of Pokhara MunicipalityMember--
I)Four persons from amongst the Campus ChiefsMember1. Prof. Dr. Narayan SangraullaCampus Chief, Shahid Ramnath Dahal Smirti College, Kathmandu
2. Mr. Baburam UpadhyayaCampus Chief, United Technical College, Chitwan
3. Mr. L. P. Bhanu SharmaCampus Chief, Apex College, Kathmandu
4. Mr. Shivahari Sharma MudwariCampus Chief, National Academy of Science & Technology (NAST), Dhangadi
J)Three persons from amongst the Chairperson of the Subject Committees of the UniversityMember1. Prof. Dr. Prem Raj PantaChairperson, Management Subject Committee, PU
2. Prof. Dr. Bharat Raj PahariChairperson, Civil & Architecture Engineering Subject Committee, PU
3. Mr. Bhesh Raj KandelChairperson, Elecrtonics & Communication Subject Committee, PU
K)Representative of Nepal Professor UnionMemberMr. Rameshwor UpadhyayaChairperson, Nepal Teachers' Association
L)Representative, Pokhara University Teachers AssociationMemberLecturer Mr. Nirajan BamChairperson, Pokhara University Teachers' Association
M)Three persons from teachersMember1. Prof. Dr. Navin ShresthaSchool of Health & allied Sciences, PU
2. Lecturer Dr. Ram Prasad AryalSchool of Development Social Engineering, PU
3. Lecturer Mr. Balaram BhattaraiSchool of Business, PU
N)Three persons from amongst the Presidents of the District Development Committees including the President of the Kaski District Development CommitteeMember--
O)Chairperson of the University Grants Commission or a member designated by himMemberProf. Dr. Parasar KoiralaChairperson, UGC
P)Three persons from amongst those who are fond of education and social workersMember1. Mr. Punya Prasad PaudelDhikurpokhari-7, Kaski
2. Mr. Deepak KoiralaPokhara-9, Kaski
3. Mr. Khem Raj PaudelPokhara-25, Kaski
Q)Four persons from amongst the industrialists, traders and farmersMember1. Mr. Bindu Kumar ThapaChairperson, Pokhara Chamber of Commerce, Pokhara
2. Mr. Laxmi Prasad TripathiChairperson, Lekhnath Chamber of Commerce, Lekhnath
3. Mr. Bhisnu PaudelLekhnath, Kaksi
4. Mr. Ganesh Bahadur ShresthaChairperson, Laxmi Group, Pokhara
R)Two persons from amongst the donorsMember1. Mr. Khag Raj AdhikariLekhnath-10, Kaski
2. Assoc. Prof. Hut Raj SharmaPrithivi Narayan Campus (T.U.), Pokhara
S)Two persons from the Headmasters of Higher Secondary SchoolsMember1. Mr. Mitra Lal SapkotaHeadmaster, Tribhuvan Santi Higher Secondary School, Lekhnath
2. Mr. Krishna K.C.Headmaster, Multimodel Higher Secondary School, Pokhara
T)Two person from the Presidents of the Free Students Unions of the CampusMember--
U)RegistrarMember SecretaryAssoc. Prof. Gobinda Prasad SharmaRegistrar, Pokhara University


The University senate has following powers and functions:

  1. To decide the policy of the University.
  2. To design long-term programs for the development of the University and implement them
  3. To guide the University
  4. To conduct and manage the educational program of the University
  5. To arrange for the incorporation and affiliation of campuses
  6. To decide the degrees to be awarded by the University
  7. To direct the guide constituent as well as affiliated campuses
  8. To give permission to the University lunch new program
  9. To make the policies on educational, academic and administrative activities of the University
  10. To approve the annual budget and program of the University
  11. To discuss the annual reports of the bodies of the University and evaluate the programs
  12. To appoint the auditor and to discuss on the audit reports and approve it
  13. To pass the rules concerning the University
  14. To approve the recruitment of posts of teachers and administrative employees for the educational and administrative functions of the University
  15. To form committees, sub-committees and task forces as per the needs of the University
  16. Such other functions as may be prescribed