The advancement done in the field of science and technology has made it possible for the productivity to be easier and efficient by the use of various technological advancements, because of which a lot of sectors including business, education and medical sectors have started incorporating technology in their fields and have become more or less dependent on them for their smooth running. Such development has resulted in the increase in not only the popularity but also in the demand of many technical degrees and bachelor of information technology is one of them.

The bachelor of information technology (BIT) in an undergraduate degree that generally requires three to four years of study in Nepal. This degree not only focuses on computers and technologies but also teaches its students about management, business, communication and information science. The bachelor of information technology (BIT) can lead to a high- demand, fast-paced, high-paying jobs and a variety of career pathways are available to this degree holder. With a degree in bachelor of information technology, an individual can make a career in cybersecurity, data management and analysis, software development and website designing to name a few.

The curriculum offered differs from colleges to colleges and so it is important to understand the course structure provided by the colleges before selecting the one which would be best suited for you.

Universities offering BIT in Nepal

I.                 TRIBHUWAN UNIVERSITY

The Institute of Science and Technology (IoST), one of the pioneer technical institutes under TU, has newly established the degree in Bachelor of Information Technology. This curriculum and the teaching methodology of this program is still under construction and thus, the degree is not available yet for prospective students in Tribhuwan University or its affiliated colleges.

Contact Details

Address: Kirtipur, Nepal

E-mail: dean@tuiost.edu.np, mail@tuiost.edu.np

Phone: 01-4330844, 01-43332738

Website: https://www.tuiost.edu.np/

II.               POKHARA UNIVERSITY

The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), established in 1997 under the Pokhara University Act, offers its prospective students a degree in Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology. The program provides knowledge about programming, database management systems, telecommunication, data mining and warehousing, and so on.

This is a four years program where one academic year constitutes of two semesters of 16 weeks each. The degree program is based on credit-semester system and the students will be required to acquire 135 credit hours in order to obtain the degree.

Entry Requirements

·    Candidates should have completed their Higher Secondary level of education from Science stream or an equivalent degree with minimum second division marks or equivalent grades from a board recognized by Pokhara University.

·    Candidates should appear in the entrance examination given by the Pokhara University.

Contact Details

Address: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City-30 Khudi, Dhungepatan, Kaski

E-mail:info@pu.edu.np

Phone:+977-61-504046,504047,504032

Website: http://www.pu.edu.np

III.             PURBANCHAL UNIVERSITY

The Faculty of Science and Technology of the Purbanchal University offers a degree in Bachelor of Information Technology (B.I.T.) to its prospective students. This program provides scientific and technical knowledge and students will be required to study about management, technical communication, digital logic, financial and cost accounting, mathematics, data mining and warehousing, computer graphics and so on.

This is a four years program which is based on credit-semester system. The students will be required to acquire 140 credit hours in order to graduate and the students will be evaluated by the GPA method system.

Entry Requirements

·    The candidate must have completed intermediate/ certificate level or 10+2 or equivalent degree from any recognized board.

·    Candidates must have secured at least 45% in aggregate in their Plus Two or Intermediate or equivalent degree.

·    Candidates are required to appear in the entrance exam test conducted by Purbanchal University (PU)

Contact Details

Address: Puspalal chowk, Biratnagar, Nepal

E-mail: info@purbuniv.edu.np

Phone: 021-463701/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9

Website: http://purbuniv.edu.np/

IV.            ASIA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), established in 1993, is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities. APU has won a host of prestigious awards at both national and international levels and also has an excellent track record in producing highly employable graduates.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is an honors degree in which students will learn fundamental skills required by every IT professional along with the basic understanding of the underlying computer system. The program is a 3 years academic program in which there will be a total of 6 semesters. The students will be required to complete a total of 123 credit hours in order to obtain the degree.

Contact Details

Address: Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

E-mail: info@apu.edu.my

Phone: +603-8996-1000

Website: http://www.apu.edu.my/

V.              NILAI UNIVERSITY

Nilai University (Nilai U) is a private university in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. It was established in 1997 and has three faculties offering diploma, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and PhD programs.

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) is an academic degree program which focuses on the application of information technology as it is used in the real world. The program stresses on skills development in the technical areas of computer hardware and software architecture. The program is a 3 years long academic program in which students will have to complete a total of 120 credit hours in order to graduate. This degree is offered by one college in Nepal.

Contact Details

Address: Nilai, Malaysia

Phone: N/A

E-mail: N/A

Website: https://www.nilai.edu.my/

VI.            LINCOLN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Lincoln University College, established in 2002, is one of the premier private institutions of higher education approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Malaysian Qualifications Agency.  It is situated in the cosmopolitan town of Petaling Jaya, which is 10 kilometers west of Kuala Lumpur.

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) is a 3 year long academic program which aims to provide the fundamentals information technology, methodological and implementation issues of IT-related subjects. IT focuses on scientific and technical areas related to software, network, web, database and internet services along with areas such as management and human behavior.

                    Contact Details:

                    Address: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

                    Phone: +603-78063478

                    E-mail: info@lincoln.edu.my

                    Website: https://www.lincoln.edu.my/

VII.          SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY

Sikkim Manipal University was established in 1995 and is recognized by the University Grants Commission and approved by the Government of India.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B.Sc.IT) program is active in research and development dealing with cutting edge technologies. The students pursuing this program develop an ability to apply mathematical, scientific and computer science principles in order to identify, understand, evaluate and formulate solutions for different IT related engineering problems to meet industry and social needs. Graduates will be able to design and develop embedded software, network applications, network security, network utility software, etc.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is a three years long academic program. The students will have to study 6 semesters (2 semesters in one academic year) and will have to complete a total of 120 credit hours in order to obtain the degree.

Contact Details:

Address: Gangtok, East Sikkim

Phone: +91-9732947000, +91-96335527557

E-mail: admission.smit@smu.edu.inWebsite: https://smu.edu.in/smit.html/