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NAST(National Academy of Science and Technology)

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National Academy of Science and Technology or NAST College was established in 2057 B.S. (2000 A.D). It is also known as Dhangadi Engineering Campus as it is located in Dhangadi Nepal. It is the first engineering college in the mid-western and far-western development region affiliated with Pokhara University. It initially started only one bachelor program in computer engineering and later it added three more bachelor programs. Faculty members are highly experienced, qualified, and dedicated in their work. Students will acquire proper guidance and supervision from the faculty members at NAST College.

NAST College provides bachelor degree in B.E. Computer, B.E. Civil, BBA, and BCA programs.

Scholarships at NAST

  • Students securing 80 percent and above in higher secondary level will get 100 percent scholarship, between 75-79 percent will get 50 percent scholarship in admission fee and monthly fee, between 70-74 percent will get 25 percent discount and 60-69 percent will receive 10prcent discount at NAST College.
  • Entrance toppers of each program will receive a 50 % discount on one semester only in tuition fees.
  • Semester toppers securing grades between 3-3.79 will get a 50 percent discount on tuition fees for one semester and students securing more than 3.8 will get a 100 percent discount on tuition fees for one semester.
  • University provides full scholarship for two students every year in which students passing their SLC from community schools and passing test exams for scholarships can apply.


  • The library provides a spacious area with text and reference books for each and every course..
  • Computer labs are well furnished and managed to run the latest software smoothly with high-speed internet..
  • Extra curriculum activities are done like sports games, cultural programs, exhibitions, and so on. These tasks are conducted so as to improve individual development and personality.
  • The school area is peaceful and pollution free. The classrooms are spacious and healthy.
  • NAST College also organizes different scientific seminars and conferences, presentations and may more academic programs.
  • Annual programs, college tours and industrial visits makes studying process more interesting and fruitful.
  • College has transportation facility and canteen as well.
  • Internal assessments, assignments and presentations are done on a regular basis at NAST College so that students will be confident and ready to appear in board examinations.

Additional Information

Admission Procedure

  • Students must have secured a minimum of second division marks in plus two level or equivalent recognized by PU in the science stream for applying to engineering courses at NAST College.
  • Students must have secured a minimum of the second division in the management and science stream for applying to the BBA course and any stream for the BCA course.
  • Students should appear in the entrance and oral examination administered by NAST College or University authorities.

The various programs at NAST are as follows:

Bachelor of Business Administration

In a rapidly changing environment business world is facing many challenges to its sustainabilty and growth. BBA program helps to provide sound business and Management knowledge to overcome hurdles with day to day operations of Business Organizations. It is four years eight semesters academic program of Pokhara University.

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Civil Engineering is a four years technical academic program which is of four years eight semesters. The objective of this program is to produce high quality civil Engineers and Researchers who are ethical and aware of social,economic and Environment impact of Engineering Solutions. 

Bachelor of Computer Engineering

Bachelor of Computer Engineering is a four year academic program of Pokhara University. It is divided into semesterbased system which provides knowledge about high quality leading Engineer and advanced researcher with the objective of producing technical manpower for development of nation.

Bachelor of Computer Application

Bachelor of Computer Application at NAST College is a four years eight semesters academic program that produces highly qualified professionals with theory and practical knowledge in Computer Applications. It combines Computer Science and Management knowledge and the graduates of BCA program can work in Business, Finance,Insurance,Manufacturing, Non Government, Government and Multi National Companies.