About Terakoya

" Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much "

Shaping The Future

About Us

Terakoya Academia was established with the vision of connecting Nepali IT and Engineering graduates with leading Japanese IT organizations to provide employment and career development opportunities. We strive to contribute to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development goals: “Decent Work and Economic Growth” and “Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure”. We provide the unique approach of ensuring that the candidate has job security before learning the language, which further encourages the candidate to fully dedicate themselves to language learning.


Our mission is to provide global opportunities to Nepalese students and professionals for developing their expertise, unlocking their full potential, and becoming globally competent. Terakoya is utterly dedicated to assisting the hardworking and versatile youths of the nation to contribute to the field of their educational background. Our platform supports youth to ambitiously utilize their potential by removing the financial barriers in the recruitment process.


Our vision is to “Shape The Future” and to provide global recognition to the skills and expertise of Nepali Professionals. Through successful partnerships, a dedicated team, and strategic planning, we strive to become one of the leading organizations of Nepal in the field of career development. We aim to remove financial barriers from recruitment in order to support youth in utilizing their potential.

Message from CEO

Sharad Rai

" After completing Masters’ from the University of Tokyo, Sharad Rai joined SoftBank Corporation in 2014. While pursuing PhD in the University of Tokyo, he founded TERAKOYA Academia in 2019. Besides, Sharad has also founded an international non profit organization, YouMe Nepal in Japan and has built two schools in Nepal where more than 500 students are studying today. "

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