Message from the Dean
Very warm greetings and welcome to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pokhara University!
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) is one of the four faculties of Pokhara University. The faculty is dedicated to excellence in teaching, learning, and research in the field of humanities and social sciences with a focus on sustainable development and social engineering. FHSS aims to produce world-class academicians, policy analysts, development professionals, and social engineers equipped with scientific knowledge, intellectual insight, technical expertise, and practical skill as well as multidisciplinary distinction and interdisciplinary comprehensiveness required to meet the needs of the 21st century. It provides learning opportunities in the contemporary and frontier fields of social sciences fostering critical thinking, creative expression, innovation, and intellectual curiosity by developing new courses, increasing and strengthening research activities, organizing national/international conferences, seminars and symposium, publishing refereed journals along with providing technical, professional and consultancy services to government and non-government organizations within the nation and around the globe.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is currently offering Bachelor of Development Studies (BDEVS), Bachelor of English and Communication Studies (BECS), Bachelor of Entrepreneurship Development (BED), Master in Population, Gender and Development (MPGD), Master of Development Studies (MDEVS), Master of Arts in English (MA in English), Master of Philosophy in English (MPhil in English), and Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities at the constituents school, affiliated colleges and doctoral committee under the faculty.
We are proud to be part of our graduates’ achievement in national and international arena. As the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, I am committed to developing the faculty as a ‘center of academic excellence’ with modern curriculums to meet the national and global needs, research endeavors, professional training, faculty development, and national and international collaborations and many more.
I would cordially invite you to collaborate with us and become a part of the faculty’s glory.
Assoc. Prof. Ajay Thapa (PhD)
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences