Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)offers a whole new dimension in the development of Information Systems and the interactions between people and systems. The programme aims to train students to become fully fledged professionals in the field of information technology. It focuses on deep understanding and skill building in software, hardware, networking, data structures, and computer architecture. Graduates become internationally acceptable professionals because of the strength and expertise they gain in information technology, the fastest growing sector of the modern economy.
Welcome to Bachelors in Information and Technology at KIST!
BIT empowers its students with IT skills that help moulding them into skillful IT professionals. We are dedicated to providing our graduates with top quality education emphasizing a practical approach to teaching-learning. Our proficient lecturers working in a disciplined yet friendly environment focus on both the regular course and extra courses. Fine guest lectures keep our students updated with advancements in IT.
Students have abundant resources, such as network labs with multimedia or an e-library, to help them study and explore their fields. Extra project work and workshops every semester make students more productive. The College is a unique learning place for achieving academic excellence & assuring a promising future.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Analyze, design and develop software or computer systems and design secure networks & monitor them to handle data and information worldwide
- Design and develop web, desktop or mobile based systems, build up websites, and create software applications to satisfy customer needs
- Gain specialization in configuration, integration, development, and testing of systems and networks to meet industrial needs
- Resolve system related issues and troubleshoot communication and networking problems to ensure smooth operation
- Acquire skills and expertise in intelligent information retrieval systems to benefit decision making bodies in an organization
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.
BIT instills highly sought after skills in computer programming, database development, networking, website development, systems modeling and computer security. These are vital skills for gaining entry into organizations which demand confident and technically equipped computing graduates. Graduates, focusing on specialist areas of their choice including web technology, network and communications, database or software development, will have many job opportunities in real world projects in the thriving world of IT. Further, with the added knowledge of multiple subjects in IT that this academic qualification provides, students earning this degree can have rewarding careers. The demand for IT professionals is continually on the rise every sector with many new jobs being created every year. So well qualified graduates can find openings in Nepal or abroad easily or even can start their own ventures.
Careers by Area
- Information System Management : Information and system managers in various private and governmental organizations in Nepal
- Software Engineering : Software engineers capable of making ultra modern CASE tools for monitoring and implementing different aspects of software development
- Networking : Network managers for deploying and maintaining large secure networks
- Artificial Intelligence : Specialists of complex intelligent algorithms used in computer based systems
- Software Development : Software engineers for overseeing overall software production processes using high end development technology
- Web and Internet Programming : Web developers for developing intelligent software systems using PHP, JAVA, and ASP.net
- Network and Cyber Security : Network administrators looking after the overall security of the networks of private or public organizations, banks, NGOs or INGOs
- Database Designing : Database designers for implementing database solutions for assorted organizations
Students interested in joining BBA, BIM, BIT and BBS at KIST would need to go through a fair but thorough admission process.
Applicants need at least 50% marks or minimum C+ grade with C grade in each subject in +2 or an equivalent exam with Mathematics of at least 100 Full Marks.
Getting through the University Entrance Exam is mandatory for admission in BBA, BIM & BIT. For BBS, the College conducts an Entrance Test. Questions asked are from related subject areas. Sample Test Papers can be obtained from KIST along with Application forms.
KIST Admission Form
Successful students in the University Entrance Exam should fill in the KIST Admission Form. Students who have filled in the University Entrance Exam forms in any other college are also eligible to apply here.
These students need to appear for the Personal Interview immediately 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!