Admission to the MIRD is based upon the academic and personal qualifications of applicants. The candidate selection process is highly competitive. The program intends to enrol up to 50 qualified students each year in each session. The Dean Office of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences will conduct entrance test to select best candidates among prospective students. Personal interviews are required for admission. A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with second division (GPA 2.0) from Tribhuvan University or any university recognized by TU and having proficiency in written and spoken English will be the eligible candidate for the enrolment in the MIRD program. Priority will be given for the candidates having work, research and publication experience in the related field.