Social Science Baha


Registration Open: The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal & the Himalaya 2022

After having been an online conference for the last two years due to the threat from the Covid-19 pandemic, this year we will be having a hybrid conference, with the option to participate either in-person or online.

The details of the conference are as follows:

  • The conference will start at 9 am and will run till 5 pm, Nepal standard time.
  • The conference will be held in-person at Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, but will also have the option for virtual (online) participation.

You may visit this page to view the abstracts of the papers that have been shortlisted for presentation during the conference.

Registration is compulsory to attend the conference. Registration entitles participants to entry to the conference as well as all meals served over the conference days. The registration for the conference will be open even on the days of the conference, however an early bird discount is provided for registrations done by 15 July 2022. After that, the full fees will be applied.

Please also note that there will be no refunds for cancellations.

Registration fees with early-bird discount (valid until 15 July 2022):




Nepali and other South Asian students

NPR 2750

(USD 23)

NPR 600

(USD 5)

Nepali and other South Asian professionals NPR 4350

(USD 36)

NPR 900

(USD 7.5)

Non-South Asian students NPR 6750

(USD 56)

NPR 1500

(USD 12)

Professionals including South Asians living outside South Asia NPR 10300

(USD 86)

NPR 2350

(USD 19)


Full fees: 




Nepali and other South Asian students

NPR 3500

(USD 29)

NPR 750

(USD 6)

Nepali and other South Asian professionals

NPR 5200

(USD 43)

NPR 1100

(USD 9)

Non-South Asian students

NPR 7500

(USD 63)

NPR 1900

(USD 15)

Professionals including South Asians living outside South Asia

NPR 11900

(USD 99)

NPR 2800

(USD 23)

Individuals interested in taking part in this conference can confirm their registration by making payment of registration fees via any of these five methods:

i) Debit/Credit Card: Payment can be done via debit and credit cards through the Himalayan Bank payment portal available here.
Note: Only debit/credit cards that allow conversion into USD during payment are accepted. NPR card-holders cannot use this system to make payments.

ii) Via Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC), UK: For those in the United Kingdom who prefer to pay into the BNAC bank account, please write to the BNAC Treasurer, Fraser Sugden at

iii) In-person in Kathmandu: It is also possible to pay the registration fees in-person at these venues:

Social Science Baha
Battisputali 01-4572807, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday

Mandala Book Point
Kantipath, 01-4227711/ 4249555, 11:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Friday

Patan Dhoka Kitab Pasal
Patan Dhoka, 01-5555256, 9 am to 7 pm, Sunday to Friday

iv) eSewa/Khalti: Those in Nepal may also use the following details to deposit the registration fees via eSewa/Khalti applications:

eSewa ID: 9861802295
Khalti ID: 9861802295

v) Direct Bank Deposit: Those in Nepal may also opt to do a direct bank deposit for payment of registration fees. Please use the details given below while making the transfer:

Bank account name Social Science Baha
Bank Nepal Investment Bank Limited
Bank address Battisputali, Kathmandu
Bank Account No. 01905020000055
Currency Code NPR

After making the payment, please confirm your registration by filling out this registration form. Please note that you will be required to upload a screenshot/image of the payment receipt in this form.
Please write to for any clarifications required.

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