Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) blends the two strategic disciplines of information technology and management. The programme offers integrated knowledge and develops technological skills giving students a unique edge in the IT world. It develops the next generation who can apply the opportunities in the digital world to a fast changing business environment and find innovative solutions thereby contributing to society. Graduates are able to interrelate IT & management concepts or tools with managerial skills appropriately to support business analysis and operations.
BIM, a four-year course on technology & business at KIST, aims at maximizing human capital. It explains design development, demonstrates the application of ideas, models & tools, and examines emerging technologies.
Along with interaction with industrial leaders and business entrepreneurs, highly skilled professionals teach and support you. You acquire the needed knowledge, and ample confidence, for handling today’s dynamically-changing digital-world.
Since jobs integrating IT & business are ever-growing, we focus on producing skilled graduates who satisfy market demand and find top employment nationally or internationally. KISTians are known for utilizing immense professional opportunities found in IT & business fields. Best wishes!
Surya Bahadur Basnet
Key Learning Outcomes
- Attain deep understanding, knowledge & skills about information systems, information technology, and management to apply them pragmatically
- Use computers & computational techniques for developing effective information systems to solve real life problems in the organizational milieu
- Develop object oriented software design methods, data management systems, web technology & programming to meet industrial & commercial needs
- Acquire systems analysis tools & methodologies and organizational & managerial skills to deploy IT effectively for business success
- Cultivate critical thinking and a balanced approach to IT & Management so as to enter the IT business profession with the knowledge expected
Infrastructure & Campus
KIST has purposeful spacious academic buildings with abundant amenities. The construction is structurally sound and made with a view to run this educational institution effectively. There is enough space for wide-ranging activities and large classrooms for flexible learning environments. The College also has a big library, seminar halls, faculty and administrative offices for plentiful study opportunities or requirements.
The College grounds are fairly large and contain sports facilities like basketball, badminton, and table tennis. They are used for multifarious college events or other important outdoor purposes. Our premises are wide, open, clean and fresh with adequate greenery.
KIST is ideally located in a serene and lush spot near the refreshing Kamalpokhari pond in central Kathmandu making it easily accessible. We offer an ideally located, model campus with modern classrooms and quiet study areas to all our current or prospective students.
The setting of KIST is safe and peaceful in every way. The physical infrastructure has been assembled strictly according to governmental guidelines keeping in view, among other technicalities, seismic hazards. All our constructions housing numerous facilities are well maintained and regularly inspected by engineers for functionality and wellbeing. As a result, our environment is most conducive to all activities concerning the academic accomplishment and overall development of students.
The College has state-of-the-art computer & IT laboratories fully equipped according to the norms & standards of the Universities to which its courses bear affiliation. It has basic computer labs along with a digital logic lab and network lab.
Non-syllabus courses cover latest and important computer, IT and other technological developments. Students can thereby adjust to rapid changes in these fields and update their knowledge.
Internationally recognized certifications are offered from renowned institutions through related-training and preparatory examinations. They bridge the gap between the allocated curriculum and an ever-evolving industry.
We develop students professionally through training sessions, workshops, and internships. These deal with practical experience, time management, self-management, corporate dressing, interpersonal skills, and social etiquette.
Eminent professionals give lectures and presentations on diverse, useful topics. To further interaction, students of all branches go on industrial trips at least once a year.
Field Visits & Internships
The College emphasizes a specified number of field visits for professional experience and implements the stipulation pertaining to internships for a particular degree.
KIST believes in tie-ups with industries and IT-related business houses or even international companies for collaborative & applied research, knowledge exchange, and skills transfer to our faculty, staff, and, importantly, students.
The Placement Cell supports graduates in finding the right kind of job environment here or abroad. This Office also helps them prepare documents & CVs and face interviews.
The Entrepreneurship Cell at KIST aims at manifesting the latent entrepreneurial spirit of young students. The Cell hosts various workshops, speaker sessions, innovative games and competitions for aspiring entrepreneurs and supports them.
Research & Development Unit
The KIST R & D Unit organizes valuable research and development activities for its students through training and special or pilot projects. This prepares them for higher studies as well as research and career pathways. The Unit gives KIST’s Bachelor’s & Master’s courses a distinct professional edge.
Today’s business world heavily relies upon computers and networking for its continued operation. Consequently, most of the organizations are completely computerized and plenty of other organizations are also in the process of transforming from age old manual systems to digitalized systems. Management information systems assist students to learn how to use computer technology, management and problem solving strategies to make, or improve, managerial decisions. BIM majors get to understand the needs of both business people using their own systems and computer science professionals who create such customized systems. As a result, graduates readily find prestigious jobs for handling numerous tasks required to create and sustain complex financial computer systems globally. In the context of Nepal, the role of such professionals is rapidly gaining ground.
Careers by Area
- Information Management IT Managers in government, the private sector, NGOs and INGOs
- Software Engineering Database administrator, Software Project Managers in software companies
- Knowledge Engineering Information Systems Experts for Big Data repositories and information systems
- Networking Network experts for managing secure networked communication
- Software Applications Apply computing technology to solve problems outside the everyday computer field, for example, in education or medicine
- Information Technology Develop and manage information systems that support a business or organization.
- Information Management Information Systems Experts designing and implementing information systems to assist decision making
- Artificial Intelligence Develop computers that simulate human learning and reasoning abilities
Students interested in joining BIM at KIST would need to go through a fair but thorough admission process.
BIM: Applicants need minimum D Grade in each Subject of Grade 11 and 12 with CGPA 1.8 or More
Minimum score or Second Division Marks in 10+2, PCL or Equivalent in any discipline.
CMAT Application Form
CMAT Application forms are available at all colleges including KIST which offer these programmes for BIM. Applicants should submit these forms duly filled in with supporting documents and photographs by the given deadline.
KIST Admission Form
Successful students in the CMAT should fill in the KIST Admission Form. Students who have filled in the CMAT forms in any other college are also eligible to apply here.
These students need to appear for the Personal Interview thereafter. They ought to be accompanied by their parents or guardians for this interview.
Selected applicants are handed Offer Letters for admission. They need to submit their acceptance along with needed original certificates or testimonials within the stipulated period to get admitted.
Once the College receives a letter of acceptance, it will confirm admission forthwith subject to the payment of fees.
KIST College is located at a peaceful, scenic, and clean spot next to Kamalpokhari in the centre of Kathmandu city, Nepal.
Located at Kamalpokhari near City Center Mall, our College is served by regular & quick public transport – buses, micro-vans, and tempos.
KIST offers +2 at Intermediate level (Science and Management), BBA, BIM, BBS, BIT, BSc Microbiology, MSc Microbiology and MBS.
Yes, the College admits both boys and girls in all its study programs both as day-scholars and boarders per student choice / need / eligibility.
While we like to keep the size of our classes as close as possible to the ideal, we have to cater to the high demand for our study programs. So at times the class strength could reach up to 45 students for +2 though not for Bachelor's / Master's.
The +2 program is affiliated to the National Examination Board (NEB), Nepal. Likewise, our BBA, BIM, BSc Microbiology, MSc Microbiology, BBS & MBS programs are affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU) while our BIT program is affiliated to Purwanchal University.
The teaching faculty is learned, experienced, dedicated, creative, helpful, and kind. They believe in working hard themselves, and in motivating students to work diligently too. Our teachers are renowned for delivering results.
Excellent / relevant educational qualifications, long / related teaching experience and established / current academic reputation are musts for being shortlisted. Thereafter, the applicants go through a rigorous interview process followed by observation classes before being finally selected. Most importantly, our teachers need to show a commitment to continuing professional development and to the assured academic success of their students.
Some of our co-curricular activities include debating, elocution, essay writing, painting, drama, ……. project, and excursions.
The students can choose from a wide option of sports and games. This includes cricket, football, and basketball amongst others. We also have games like badminton and table tennis. Indoor games like chess too are popular. We conduct numerous friendly matches regularly.
KIST College has an excellent teaching faculty of proven calibre, a well-equipped infrastructure, and a dedicated team of educational managers. This is a college with a great reputation.
Our Library is full of text-books, reference books / encyclopedias, and journals / newspapers / magazines to keep the students well-informed.
The institution has a strict Code of Conduct. Any student found violating the Rules & Regulations therein would invariably face strict disciplinary action.
Yes, special care in the form of personal / career counseling is given to every student.
We'd be happy to attend to your queries or requests and hear from you online at www.kist.edu.np or by email: [email protected] or by phone +977- 1-4534990 / 4534178. We also welcome you to visit the College, Sunday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 hrs., and meet our staff at the Front Desk who'd be glad to serve you!
I joined KIST in 2004 for BIM. I always rejoice those four years that I was in KIST college from all perspectives. I had a good study period, good friends and faculties and the career I wanted was pretty well shaped up in these four years. I can proudly say the fundamentals I gained in KIST is actually paying me even now. Currently working in one of the top 5 Canadian Bank, the skills and exposure I got is what a student will aspire for.
Sr. Software Engineer, Scotiabank
KIST is miraculous catalyst to connect me and my destination. I really got a platform where I learn the truth of thriving professional life. Dexterous faculty members and academic facilitators are major side of my gratification. Whereas pneumatic and ravishing learning environment with decorous management. Choosing KIST for my BIM degree is the best decision I took for the career. I learnt so much about the business, management and the IT sector. I feel proud to be a part of one of the most professionally managed college in Kathmandu valley; the one and only KIST COLLEGE.
Assistant Director at Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office
Prashanna Jung Rana
“I have been able to learn new professional IT skills in a non stressful environment through- out my BIM course completion in KIST College and the teaching is fantastic.” KIST has provided lots of opportunity to learn by commencing project works from professionals ITcian’s of renowned IT companies of the country. Currently I’m working in one of the Top IT Company in Nepal as a Sr. JAVA engineer and this was possible because I got such learning opportunities in the college. Thanks to our coordinator Mr. Surya Bdr. Basnet who was able to visualize the IT future, motivating and preparing us for the upcoming revolutionary IT industry. Mean while I also want to thank KIST college for everything they provided us i.e. nice advance lab, the teachers, project supervisors and project leads from IT companies , off days students on demand classes and project works, motivations and knowledge.
Technical Manager, FuseMachine, Nepal
The best decision I have made so far is selection of Bachelor in Information Management course, the unique combination of management and information technology in one program. This BIM degree has given me insight into these two extremely influential parts of modern-day society and the ways in which they complement each other, specifically in a business environment where you need both technical and managerial skills set. And the best part of being a student of KIST is the fact that classes are small and the instructors are friendly. The different methods of assessment ensured the course was purposeful, challenging and stimulating. I also like that our lecturers use real-life examples coming from real-life experiences in their teaching. The IT infra-structure is good and the IT staff are really helpful. KIST even assist us to complete our semester projects by bringing real life programmers who are doing great in their field. This also provide us to chances to grow profession network and find us jobs as soon as we complete our degree. All in all, I recommend this program to people who would like to develop their interpersonal and managerial skills, want to grow career in IT or any other sectors, as well as feel challenged intellectually by the unique mixture of management and IT.
Sr. Specialist Solution Architect at Redhat
I am proud to be the part of KIST College where I took the right decision to continue my academic journey for a BIM degree. KIST prepared every student as a highly spirited individuals in order to enter in the competitive business environment. A great environment to mold our minds; to learn and get educated in the field of Information and Management that is what KIST college is all about. I take this opportunity to thank the college administration and wonderful faculty members for the diligent guidance which have always encourage me to deliver my best even after the graduation.
Associate QA Manager at Deerhold Ltd.
“I knew studying the BIM and selecting KIST College would open up opportunities for me. In many of my subjects we were taught by real time experienced professionals who gave me insights into the forefront of technology in their field. It’s impressive to be taught by teachers who are involved in real time development and it’s great to have ready access to them. I’ve gained skills in areas such as programming, communicating and requirements analysis, as well as general technical skills that can be transferred from a university scenario to a project environment”.
Freelancer in Upwork Global Inc
Studying at Kist college is great. The atmosphere is extremely supportive, the supervisions are always engaging and the workshops and lectures have been some of the highlights of my time in KIST college. Kist puts a particular emphasis on thinking for yourself and discovering where your interests lie, which is such a refreshing change from the structured syllabus of school. Kist has also made me brave enough to explore subjects I might have been too scared to otherwise; before I started my degree, I never thought that I’d be going through the programming easily, but I so pleased that I did Enroling BIM program at Kist college was the very best decision I had made in my life. The technique used in teaching, excellent premises and the family environment are core assets of this college. This college provides the platform where students can learn to solve real life problems with practical exposure and help us to meet our dream. I feel proud to say I am Kistian...
Sr. Software Engineer at Leapfrog Technology
Colleges are the place where students are groomed to achieve their life goals. And KIST College has provided me with both theoretical and practical knowledge to help me achieve my dream. I have found that the method of teaching is unique and interactive; equally focusing in both theoretical and knowledge. KIST College makes sure that the student is comfortable and progressing well in the studies and their life. I feel KIST College offered me the best opportunity for developing my skills as a programmer and a solution developer, which has helped immensely in my career. The faculty at KIST has allowed students to interact with real world scenarios and has always encouraged students to take on challenges of real life. And I was highly benefited by this approach. I had great learning experience in KIST College.
Sr. Software Engineer, Extractor Interactive AB, USA
Life isn't just about connecting the dots, it's about connecting the right dots. And KIST College is one of 'em. The years that I spent in KIST, I had a great experience as an Information Management major. The smaller class sizes, the friendly faculty members and state of the art technical infrastructures helped me prepare myself in the best possible way to compete in the technology industry. Thanks to KIST and this program, I am currently a Data Engineer at a successful multinational software company.
Joining KIST College is an amazing experience full of learning and joy. The decision to choose KIST proves most worthwhile as it brings academic success. Thank you – KIST family – for your incredible support!
The good learning environment, talented and dynamic teachers, well equipped and sophisticated labs, and student-friendly managerial strategies at this premier college changed my educational life. Now, I feel great to be a part of the KIST community.
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