Within the overarching goal of expanding the realm of learning and practice, the specific objectives of the programme are:
Ace-IBS has adopted the concept of MASTERSNESS. Mastersness is the outcome of the project: ‘Learning from International Practice: The Postgraduate Taught Student Experience’. The project was managed on behalf of Scottish Higher Education Enhancement Committee by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) Scotland. It was conceptualized after discussions with staff and students in Scottish, other UK and International higher education institutions.
Facets of Mastersness
Extracting knowledge or meaning from sources and then using these to construct new knowledge or meanings. Devise practice and/or project-based learning. This will be achieved when student learners:
We strive to achieve diversity in personality and thoughts in our student cohort. The uniformities which we ideally seek in our student cohort are:
Vigor – enthusiasm for involvement
Creativity – progressiveness in imagination
Fortitude –faith in oneself
Self-awareness – modesty to introspect.
Our approach to admission is holistic in nature. Academic performances of the past, co and extracurricular vitality and personal context all combine as indicators of potential. An honest representation of ‘self’ is the strongest application because we meet each admission
application with sincere respect.
Successful completion or fair expectation to successfully complete a minimum three year undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree before the session begins. For all equivalence related issues, reference will be made to records maintained at Tribhuvan University as applicable.
The entire CBT and each component within have predetermined maximum time limits. CBT as a tool helps explore the reductive reading and logical reasoning skills along with the ability to solve math with resourcefulness and insight. Principally, the objective of CBT is to allow applicants to demonstrate their ability to perform tasks independently with time constraints.
At this stage you will be provided a topic through random selection. The topic will be auto-generated by the system once you have finished your CBT. You will have one hour to write an essay on the given topic. Though you will be provided with paper and pencil, you are however required to write your essay on the system itself. This stage requires you to demonstrate your ability to frame thoughts and construct meaningful arguments to defend your perspective (thesis) in clear, simple and grammatically error free writing.
Although a positive indicator of interest, invitation to the interview does not guarantee admission. The interview is one of many elements that are considered before a final admission decision is made. As a tool it is used by the admission committee to understand an applicant better through a conversation.