Principal Office

Harka Lal Shrestha

Principal Message

Namaste and a warm welcome to the Pokhara Technical School (PTS), the constituent school of Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) in the lake city of Pokhara. The school with the history of two and half decades offers the courses in the Diploma in Hotel Management (DHM) of 3 years and PCL in Ophthalmic Science with the partnership of Himalaya Eye Hospital. Likewise, the school provides TSLC in Culinary arts, one-year professional cook and market-oriented short term courses for the gainful employment of the trainees with the compliance with National Skill Testing Board (NSTB). I am thrilled that you have decided to view our school’s website to learn more about the competent students, staffs, and programs we have on offer.

The school being the model school in the tourism and hospitality sector, the school focuses on applied learning which allows students to learn by doing. The integration of school-based and work-based learning provides an ideal opportunity for students to flourish and develop valuable employability skills. Likewise the establishment of school-based enterprises will explore the students to enhance the entrepreneurs in the future and emphasize the “Learn earn and Pay” principle during their study in the school, with this theme PTS is moving forward towards the Center of Excellence in tourism and hospitality sector with the support of the Sakchyamta project funded by European Union (EU).

PTS believes in holistic development of the students like knowledge, attitude, and skill which has reflected in the graduates who are in employment. PTS believes that The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is demand-driven therefore PTS has a strong bonding with business and industries, the partnership with HAN, TAAN, REBAN and NATTA are the few examples of partnership with the tourism and hospitality sector stakeholders. PTS  accountability is the employment of all the graduates and success rate of every student, therefore, PTS is well equipped with high tech tools and equipment’s to hands-on practice in modern technology and integrated all the instructors with instructional skills series to mentor the students to flourish with the master craft. To achieve the vision and mission of PTS to enhance a career in TVET to be employable, PTS have built strong relationships with employers, business and industry, training and apprenticeship groups, all providing a fast track into employment for many of our students. Our past students have experienced resounding success beyond the school with this partnership with employers.

Pokhara Technical School ensures graduates are not only well-qualified and competent but encourages them to be the very best young men and women that they can be in the global world. If you would like to know more about the Pokhara Technical School or you are ready to take the first step in an innovative pathway of applied learning, do not hesitate to contact the School.
Thank you

Vice Principal Office

Rajiv Kumar Thakur

Vice-Principal Message


I take pleasure in inviting you to take a career in Health and Hotel Industry with endless employment opportunities especially in our school. We focus on overall development of the individual students which is attained through perfect teaching methodologies adopted by the faculty.

We are known for our academic excellence and social commitment of creating responsible citizens with proper principles, ethics & values. Despite our School specializing PCL in Ophthalmic Science, Diploma in Hotel Management, TSLC in Culinary Arts and various training program related to hospitality industry. Our Students and faculty have never forgotten their finer sensibilities towards creative expressions.

We at PTS are committed to create the future leaders in the Industry by providing the best quality education & infrastructure in the Western Development Region in Nepal. The School always proposes a lot of activities to encourage the hidden talent of the students and also supporting the faculty to do research in their related areas. The School is aimed at being a niche in providing quality Health and Hospitality education in Pokhara.

I Welcome you on behalf of PTS and wish you a successful career in Health and Hospitality Industry and reach the height of your chosen area of interest.

Naresh Baral

Trade Head 

Dear All,

It gives me immense pleasure to lead Diploma in Hotel Management (DHM) Program at the PTS. Our School is one of the premier government institutions in Kaski District, unique like a prism reflecting the manifold shades of learning and co-curricular activities. PTS is striving hard towards the goal of providing innovative and quality technical education with high standard to achieve academic excellence in the field of Hospitality Sector.

Teaching adult learners is a specialist’s job and the handling of the emotional complexities requires an intense focus and unshakable patience. The focus of our departments is to provide quality technical education. Hence on behalf of PTS, I welcome all you to join this course. The excellent infrastructure and teaching faculty ensures quality education theoretically and practically through continuous interaction with students, parents, along with our Program and Placement Cell, who ensures a bright future to our students. Thus we are confident that our budding hoteliers will emerge as assets not only to this institution and to the organization they belong, but also to the country at large.

I congratulate the team of faculty members and the students for their brilliant and unconditional efforts. I wish all the Students and faculty a great academic career.

Shailendra Shahi

Trade Head


“Welcome to the Health and Hospitality Industry, a fast growing industry in the global market. By associating yourself with PTS you have actually stepped into a professional milieu that will make your dreams come true.

Since my association with this organisation, I have seen it maturing from day to day. We believe in all round development. Our faculty prepares students to tackle the most complicated situations. Our students are our assets and we have left no stone unturned in giving them a refined and sophisticated silhouette.

We believe in change and hence constantly keep updating ourselves to match national and international standards. Together, let’s enter the new millennium with confidence and proficiency.”