THESIS Submission Deadline for the Year 2017
December 1, 2017
August 12, 2018
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Admission Open

On the auspicious leadership of the Most Venerable Dr. Jnnanapunnika Mahathero Theravada Buddhist Academy has running Master Degree in Theravada Buddhism in affiliation with Lumbini Buddhist University. Interested persons are requested to apply for admission. Class will run from August 2018

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 AM- Monday to Friday

Minimum requirement: Bachelor Degree on any faculty by govt. recognized institution

Venue:  Viswashanti Vihar, Minbhavan Ktm.

Contact No.: 4620610, 9841174720, 9803538170


  • To provide in-depth knowledge of Theravada Buddhism and promote Buddhist traditions and values in the society.
  • To encourage students to promote moral, peace and spiritual values.
  • To strengthen the relationship between the college and various sectors of the Buddhist community in Nepal and abroad
  • To develop human resource for strengthening the Buddha Sasana (dispensation of the Buddha) in Nepal. 

Our attractions

Comfortable class room and library

  • Class with visual media
  • Experienced and qualified teachers
  • Teachings in Monastic environment
  • Extra Activities- Field visit, Educational Tour and Talk programs from National and International exports
  • Attractive Course Design (with in-depth knowledge in Theravada and the basic knowledge of Mahayana and Applied Buddhism; Buddhist Art and Architecture etc.)
  • Organizing of National and International Conference
  • Meditation Practice
  • Scholarship for class topper, top second and other diligent students
  • An opportunity to visit abroad for class topper

How to Apply for Admission

Candidates who have completed Bachelor degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for the Master program in Theravada Buddhism.

  • Application form can be obtained from the office by paying Rs.100.
  • Candidates should pay the following fee for a academic year in installment basis: Admission Fee Rs. 6500

First Instalment             Rs. 6000

Second Instalment       Rs. 6000

Third Instalment           Rs  6000

Total                                Rs 24,500 per yr.

Extra charge should be paid for Registration fee, exam fee, Thesis and other field visit.

  • Official/certified copies of final transcripts and certificates from SLC to Bachelor.
  • Official/certified copies of citizenship certificate, migration certificate and documentary evidence of all professional qualifications.
  • Other documents which you would like to bring to the attention of the admissions committee, e.g. CV, documentary evidence of academic awards received, participation on workshops/trainings in Buddhism.

The Academy only accepts originals or copies of transcripts and certificates that have been duly declared as true copies. 


The degree requires two years to complete

First Year                                       Paper    Full Marks

History of Buddhism                         (I-A)              50

Buddhism of Nepal                            (I-B)              50

Buddhist Language Pali                   (II-A)             50

Buddhist Literature                           (II-B)            50

Buddhist Philosophy                         (III)              100

Buddhist Art and Architecture          (IV)             100

Research Methodology                     (V-A)            50

Buddhism and Society                      (V-B)            50

Second Year

Pali Buddhist Literature                     (VI)            100

Buddhist Ethics and Meditation       (VII)              100

Theravada Buddhism in Nepal        (VIII-A)         50

Buddhism in South and South East Asia (VIII-B) 50

Early Buddhist Philosophy              (IX-A)            50

Buddhism and Psychology              (IX-B  )           50

Thesis                                                     (X)               100