Budhanilkantha School, Kathmandu

Budhanilkantha School, situated in the breathtaking panorama of Kathmandu, is the government designated ‘National School’ of Nepal. It is a fully residential English medium co-educational public school that runs from grade 5 to 12, including the Advanced Level of Cambridge University, UK.

The school was established in 1972 with the sole aim of imparting quality education for both the rich and the poor alike in an environment that fosters unity and equality. In the first two decades of its operation, the school was managed by a succession of British head-masters who did an excellent job of establishing and shaping the school into a centre of excellence.

The school covers about 29 hectors (574 ropanies) of land and has excellent physical facilities of a first grade residential school. The meritorious students come from all corners of Nepal, representing different races, ethnicities, cultures and socio-economic levels. About one third of the total student population receives scholarship under the government’s scholarship. Scholarship is provided to the meritorious and needy students after a very selective entrance exam conducted all over the country every year.

Apart from high academic standards, Budhanilkantha School also imparts multi-dimensional skills and leadership qualities through an array of sports and extracurricular activities. Most graduates win scholarships to attend prestigious colleges and universities all over the world.


Budhanilkantha School
Narayansthan, Kathmandu
PO Box:  1018
Phone: +977 1-437 1637, +977 1-437 0248
Fax: +977-1-437 1640