INTRODUCTION TO BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BIT)
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.
Address: Kirtipur, Nepal
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 01-4330844, 01-43332738
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.
· 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.
Address: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City-30 Khudi, Dhungepatan, Kaski
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.
· 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)
Address: Puspalal chowk, Biratnagar, Nepal