The name of the country is mentioned in the Vedic texts. Scholars believe that the name of the country has derived its name from the Newar Kingdom. Monarchy is an integral part of the history of the country. Fron 18th century to 2008, Shah Dynasty ruled the country. In 2008, monarchy was ultimately abolished, and a democratic republic was established.
Nepal is a Federal Democratic Republic and is a sovereign country which is located in the Himalayas. It is in the North part of the country, which has the tallest mountain range in the World, including that of Mount Everest. Lord Buddha’s birth, namely, Lumbini place also lies in this particular region. It is one of the most renowned pilgrimage spots in the world. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. Nepal is famous for its multi-ethnicity and multi-cultural background.
Nepal is a preferred location, especially for Indian students owing to a number of reasons. The quality education provided by these institutes, competitive fee structure, and less complicated documentation are among few reasons, for Indian students choosing this country for higher education. Moreover the food habits, culture and lifestyle is matched to a great deal with that of India. Unlike other countries, you do not require any Visa to study in this country. Many of the colleges are approved by the Medical Council of India and even curriculum of MBBS course is similar to that followed in Indian counterparts. Being an English and Hindi speaking region, Indian students find it easy to communicate with the people of this country.
There are five climatic zones in the country. The country enjoys five distinct seasons. Those are spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter. Terai region has a tropical and subtropical climate.