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BE Engineering Course, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering is one of the most demanded courses in the field of Engineering for students who want to gain knowledge and competencies of studies in design, development, and testing of electrical systems and electrical equipment. Bachelor in Electrical Engineering is offered by most of the universities in Nepal.

Students, who study and complete the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering programs from Universities in Nepal, are at the stage of developing new technologies that have electric or electronic systems in their main functions. Further, the job markets are also good in the area of consumer appliances, industries like electronics, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, etc. Therefore the scope of studying Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with good pay scales and job prospects in national and international markets are pertinent.


The BE Electrical Engineering course is a top-choice undergraduate engineering program in Nepal. It covers topics like electronic components, electricity transmission, and power systems in-depth. This degree offers specialized knowledge in various areas of electrical engineering. Students of electrical engineering have a broad knowledge of circuits, power, analytics, thermodynamics and heat transfer, electromagnetics, power systems, hydropower, signals, and power distribution. The curriculum of these universities for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering has been adapted to ensure that the students can learn the utilizing and management of electrical energy, and biomedical instrumentations from the four-year rigorous work of study in theory and practical lessons.

Students who choose to study the full-time undergraduate degree program, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BE Electrical) can advance their study with specializations in the below-mentioned sectors:-

  • Power Systems
  • Electronics
  • Control Systems
  • Renewable Energy
  • Electrical Machines
  • Signal processing
  • Nanotechnology
  • VLSI (Very large-Scale Integration) Design
  • Measuring and Instrumenting
  • Aerospace and Avionics
  • High Voltage Engineering

The four-year full-time undergraduate program of Bachelor of Electrical Engineering is provided by these National universities:

  • Tribhuvan University (TU)
  • Kathmandu University (KU)
  • Pokhara University (PoU)
  • Purbanchal University (PU)
  • Manmohan Technical University (MTU)

The Universities have devised the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering program methodically, which ensures students are prepared and well-equipped to thrive in an industrial environment of applied electrical and electronics manufacturing and research.

The Bachelor of Electrical Engineering course, often referred to as BE Electrical, in Nepal, adheres to a semester-based format and has a duration of four years and 8 semesters. A significant cohort of students has achieved the status of accomplished electrical engineers through completing the demanding coursework offered within this curriculum.

General Information

The comprehensive details and overarching summary of the BE Electrical course in Nepal are presented in the table provided below.

University Duration (years) Number of Colleges Number of Seats Credit Hours
Tribhuvan 4 10 480 152
Kathmandu 4 1 48 150
Pokhara 4 5 240 137
Purbanchal 4 4 192 159
Manmohan Technical 4 1 24 152

Objective of BE Electrical

Here are the objectives/outcomes of studying the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering program at Universities and Colleges in Nepal offering this program to prospective students:-

  • To learn and teach about electrical tools and techniques with data and scientific experiments.
  • To understand the impacts of professional and ethical responsibilities in the practice of electrical, and electronic Engineering.
  • Apply science and mathematics to solve complex Engineering problems and give required solutions.
  • Discuss and evaluate the latest developments in electrical Engineering products, software, and transmissive equipment.
  • Skillfully communicate the findings and facts of principles and analogy to a range of audiences.
  • Adopt to lifelong learning and engage in leading and nurturing diverse teams in developing electrical machinery projects.
  • To access to safety and health of society, legal, and socio-cultural issues in Engineering and environmental sustenance and their consequent accountability.
  • To be able to develop the electrical engineering for equipment, appliances check and maintenance, quality control for a start up companies.
  • To engage in research works and contribute to innovative ideas and development in performance standards.
  • To achieve benchmarks in the area of Engineering and design from quality education outcome of this subject to students at Colleges and Engineering institutes in Nepal.

Eligibility for BE Electrical

To study Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in Nepal from the Universities offering this program you can meet the specific eligibilities as mentioned below:-

Tribhuvan University

Should have completed Plus2 with minimum C in all subjects and 45 percent marks or must have completed Diploma in Engineering recognized from T.U. Must pass the entrance exam conducted by the Engineering Faculty of Tribhuvan University and selected on a merit basis.

Pokhara University

Should have completed high school education or equivalent with minimum 50 percent marks in Science stream and pass entrance exam conducted by University to be selected on merit basis.

Purbanchal University

Should have passed Plus 2 in Science stream or ISc with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English as main subjects and should secure a 45 percent aggregate score.

Kathmandu University

Should have passed Plus2 or equivalent with a minimum 2.4 GPA and C+ in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and those who have taken Biology need additional mathematics courses with a total 50 percent score or 2.4 GPA to become eligible.

Entrance Exam

Prospective students are required to successfully clear the entrance examination conducted by the university of their choice to qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BE Electrical) course.

Scope of BE Electrical

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering study has good career prospects in the digital world which attracts consumers towards this industry and services from various outlets in the retail sectors in Nepal. They can make a career in goods and service industries, manufacturing, marketing, and maintenance services with their knowledge and skills from the Bachelor of Engineering program.

Some potential areas to establish successful career lines are:-

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Power Supply Manager
  • System Controller
  • Project Manager
  • Renewable Energy Engineer
  • Instrumentation Engineer
  • Field Service Worker
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Entrepreneur

Fee Structure of BE Electrical

The fee structures of Universities offering Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in Constituent and Private Colleges from affiliation are mentioned in the total cost range in amount (figures) in the table below:-


Constituent Colleges (Approx.)(in NPR)

Private Affiliated Colleges

(in NPR)


3,00,000 to 5,00,000

8,00,000 to 15,00,000


8,00,000 to 10,00,000


PU (Pokhara)

5,00,000 to 7,00,000

8,00,000 to 15,00,000

PU (Purbanchal)

4,00,000 to 6,00,000

6,00,000 to 10,00,000

Manmohan Technical

5,00,000 to 7,00,000



For high achieving students in academic and entrance exams for Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BE Electrical, the) University rewards scholarships to those elite students. From 10 percent to full fees excluding accommodation and transportation costs.