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About the Program

Kantipur Engineering College (KEC) is a leading college in the field of Civil Engineering in Nepal. The KEC civil engineering program was started in 1998 and it was the first engineering program of the college. The refreshing environment, motivating management, highly qualified faculties and modern laboratories has established this college as one of the top academic center in the engineering sector. In the time of one and half decade, with the continuous effort and hard work of the people associated with it, this college has produced highly efficient civil engineers of the country. Kantipur Engineering College is the second oldest TU affiliated private engineering college of the country and it has come long way to be one of the finest engineering colleges in the country.      

In KEC in civil engineering, students will engage themselves in field works, site visits, practical works and lectures from renowned teachers. Due to its brilliant performance every year, it is the first choice of many civil engineering aspirants of the country. In order to provide exposure to students, the college has link with various international organization under the mobility exchange program. Under this program companies like cLink, fusion, etc also falls. This kind of exposure will prepare students for professional life and help students to connect their theoretical knowledge with real life experience.  Students will get an opportunity to be international by studying in the national college. This is one of the best provisions the college has provided to its students. In KEC Civil engineering, 54 subjects are offered to students in the duration of four years and in this time period students will be provided with every necessary idea, knowledge and skills needed to excel further in their career. So, with all this important features the KEC can be reckoned as one of the best civil engineering college of the town.

Partner Universities:

In this long journey, KEC has made friends all over the world. The names of its partner universities as per its official website are as follows:

  1. Anglia Ruskin University, UK
  2. Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology, India
  3. BINUS University, Indonesia
  4. Bournemouth University, UK
  5. Burgas Free University, Bulgaria
  6. CAPDM, UK
  7. Chengdu University, China
  8. Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  9. Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
  10. Daffodil International University, Bangladesh
  11. Delft University, Netherlands
  12. Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany
  13. Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
  14. Gulbarga University, India
  15. Hellenic Open University, Greece
  16. Ho Chi Minh International University, Vietnam
  17. Information and Communication Technology Institute, Afghanistan
  18. Institut Teknologi Banduang, Indonesia
  19. Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Cambodia
  20. Jadavpur University, India
  21. Kabul University, Afghanistan
  22. Lodz University of Technology, Poland
  23. Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
  24. Mälardalen University, Sweden
  25. Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan
  26. National University of Laos, Lao PDR
  27. National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
  28. Northeastern University, China
  29. Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
  30. Pyongyang University of Science & Technology, North Korea
  31. Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan
  32. Rusenski Universitet “Angel Kanchev”, Bulgaria
  33. Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka
  34. Technical University of Isachi, Romania
  35. United International University, Bangladesh
  36. Universidade de Évora, Portugal
  37. Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  38. Université LUMIERE LYON2, France
  39. University of Bremen, Germany
  40. University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  41. University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  42. University of Sannio, Italy
  43. University of the West of Scotland, UK
  44. University Putra, Malaysia
  45. Villa College, Maldives
  46. Zhongyuan University of Technology, China

International linkage:

The KEC has link with some of the top companies under the European Union funded program called “Erasmus Mundus mobility projects”.'

  • East-West
  • eLINK 
  • cLINK
  • SmartLink

Under the international Linkage, it does:

  • Exchange of Faculty and Students
  • Exchange of Research Fellows
  • Joint Research Projects
  • Joint Conferences and Seminars
  • Sharing / Exchange of Information & Resources
  • Staff Development

Research and trainings:

Research and trainings is the base of technical education. Research and trainings bring accuracy and enlightens and makes broader the knowledge horizon of the students. Some of the works done under this heading are;

  • Trainings for Faculty Members
  • Trainings for Students
  • International Project Management
  • Training and Consultancy, etc.


Admission requirement:

  • The students must secure 45% in aggregate in plus two science or A- Level or Diploma in engineering from TU recognized universities or institutions or board.
  • Must have studied 200 marks mathematics in PCL.

Entrance exam:

  • Entrance exam is conducted by IOE.
  • Time: 2 hours and Full marks: 140
  • English: 22 marks, Chemistry: 20 marks, Mathematics: 40 marks, Physics: 40 marks, Engineering Aptitude: 18 marks
  • Objective multiple choice questions with negative marking of 10% for each wrong answer.
  • Merit list is published after the entrance exam and admission is taken based on the merit list.

Student intake:

Kantipur Engineering College enrolls 88 students in BE civil every year.

Fee structure:

The information regarding the total cost of pursuing BE civil in KEC can be known from the college administration.

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