About Karnali Technical School

Karnali Technical School (KTS) , as the first technical school of Nepal established on 20th July 1980 (5th Shrawan 2037 B.S.) in Jumla is situated in Ghughuti 5, Chandannath in one of the remotest part of Nepal  is one of the pioneer technical schools in the history of development of Technical and Vocational Education and Training system in Nepal. It is a constituent college of CTEVT and is offering Diploma program in Civil Engineering, Agriculture, Forestry and Pharmacy. It also provides TSLC program in Sub Overseer Civil and JTA,. The institution is devoted to provide technical education for more than three decades.

It was a joint effort of Government of Nepal / Ministry of Education and the United Mission to Nepal (UMN). In July 1995, the school was handed over to His Majesties of Government (HMG) of Nepal to be run under the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT).  It has an area of 33.3 hectares situated in Jumla, Karnali zone. The vision of the school is to fulfill the demand of basic and middle level technicians for the development of the Nation. And, its mission is to provide the effective technical education, vocational training and services to disadvantage youths and community people for the improvement for their live hood and lifestyle (CTEVT, 2011).It is a constituent college of CTEVT.
The location of the school is very beautiful. It lies around 3 kilometers north from Khalanga bazaar. The sloppy land with terraces has been decorated with beautiful architecture, buildings for different purposes, kitchen gardens, and stone paved tracks with flowery edges in both sides surrounded by pine forest land; the school area is really an impressive place for its inhabitants and the visitors. Since last 30 years, it has been serving the people of Karnali region in acquiring skill based technical education that they need to develop their own communities and personal lifestyle. More than 1989 community youths from Nepal, out of them about 85 percent are from Karnali region, have been trained in different technical disciplines so far. Being a fully residential school, Karnali Technical School delivers not only technical skills in respective courses but also provides an effective forum to trainees to learn culture, etiquette, civilization and behavioral dealings among the people of different settings (KTS, 2014).

Karnali communities are being benefited by the activities of the school. Along with its technical training programs, Karnali Technical School, serves communities with its short-term trainings and awareness programs in health, engineering and agricultural sectors. SLC failed youths from Karnali and neighboring areas are comes to Karnali Technical School each year. Having been trained in courses of their choice in two and half years, the youths involve themselves in some productive activities, service or self-entrepreneurship. Karnali Technical School is an organization with high potentials.

Having been trained in courses of their choice in two and half years, the youths involve themselves in some productive activities, service or self -entrepreneurship. The school has a good infrastructure for teaching learning activities. Practical classes are conducted in workshops, laboratories, demonstration room, agriculture as well as forest fields, and also in community which develops confidence within the trainees.

Short term training programs of different duration in the field of agriculture, construction, and health has been also conducted by the Karnali Technical School, Jumla; as per the demand of the local people.


Karnali Technical School


शिक्षालय प्रमुखको नामावली

S.N Name Year Month
1 श्री लेरी एसर २०३७ आषाढ
2 श्री टंक नाथ शर्मा २०४० असोज
3 श्री लब प्रसाद त्रिपाठी २०४१ मंसिर
4 श्री मंगलदास कर्मचार्ये २०४४ बैसाख
5 श्री टंक नाथ शर्मा २०४४ असोज
6 श्रीमती अश्लेषा शर्मा २०४७ बैसाख
7 श्री हरिहर थपलिया २०४७ फागुन
8 जय बहादुर टन्डन २०४९ फाल्गुन
9 श्री कृष्ण प्रसाद रिजाल २०५२ श्रावण
10 श्री कमाल अहमद २०५२ चैत्र
11 श्री नलराम देवकोटा २०५३ फागुन
12 श्री दिपक नेपाली (क्षत्रि २०५४ असाढ
13 श्री दामोदर खनाल २०५४ पौष
14 श्री चुमान बाबु श्रेष्ठ २०५५ असाढ
15 श्री दामोदर खनाल २०५५ श्रावण
16 जय बृहस्पति शर्मा कंडेल २०५७ चैत्र
17 श्री कमाल अहमद २०५९ फागुन
18 श्री दिपक नेपाली (क्षेत्री) २०६१ मंशिर
19 श्री फणिन्द्र कुमार चौधरी २०६४ भाद्र
20 श्री भीमकान्त लामिछाने २०६५ श्रावण
21 जय बृहस्पति शर्मा कंडेल २०६६ बैसाख
22 श्री अमर ब. घर्ति मगर २०६८ बैसाख
23 डा. प्रेम प्रसाद पोखरेल २०६९ भाद्र
24 श्री. टेकेन्द्र बहादुर थापा २०७० अशाढ
25 श्री राज कुमार चौधरी २०७३ बैसाख
26 श्री आशा कुमारी श्रेष्ठ २०७४ माघ
27 श्री. टेकेन्द्र बहादुर थापा २०७७ माघ





Karnali Technical School Structure




School Infrastructure and Properties

S.N Name Total Remarks
1 Land 652 Ropani  
2 Building 55 Includes academic, hostel, classroom etc
3 Total Staff 56 25 Instructor, 20 Sub Instructor, 12 Office Helper, 4 Part Time
4 Library 1 Common Library for all Program
5 Boys Hostel 7  
6 Girls Hostel 3  
7 Temple 1 Swarswoti Temple
8 Quarters 24  
9 School and Office 5 Academic and Classroom
10 Playground 1 Acre  
11 Micro Hydro-Power 1 Two Turbine Running
12 Lab Physics , Chemistry and Pharmacy Lab 23
13 Soar Bath House 1  
14 Domestic Room 3  
15 Kitchen 3  
16 Dispensory 1 Used for students to take rest when sick
17 Watchmen House 2  
18 Live Stock House 1  


KTS is Recognized as Center of Excellence in Skilling Youths of Himalayas  Nepal.


KTS produces a competent and confident workforce by providing accessible TVET services to the doors of community people



  1. Improve integration relevantly of TVET program and service to produce competent and responsible workforce.
  2. Enhance Social Inclusion and equitable access in TVET Sector.
  3. Integrated Sustainable development in TVET Sector with promotion and green technology.



The general objective of the Karnali Technical School is to produce basic as well as middle level workforce in the field of agriculture, construction, and health. Besides this, it has its own specific objectives that is 

  1. To produce basic and middle level skillful technical human power in the field of agriculture, construction, and health.
  2. To conduct need based short term trainings to the community people in order to raise awareness and uplift their economic status.
  3. To reduce the unemployment problem of the nation by providing specific trainings in the field of agriculture, construction, and health.
  4. To provide service to the community people in the field of agriculture, construction, and health