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Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology | PU (Pokhara)

Pokhara University (PU) offers a 4-year undergraduate degree program, called BEIT, under the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture, and Transportation Studies, specifically focused on IT, Computing Studies, and Technology. This course is designed for individuals who aspire to pursue a career in the IT field.

The Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology program aims to provide students with the skills to effectively utilize the latest computer technology and communication devices. The course covers essential aspects of IT, including operating systems, software, networks, and databases.

Objectives of Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology

Some of the major goals of Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology degree in IT are listed below:

  • Acquire extensive knowledge and practical skills, including the ability to use experimental and analytical techniques, as well as design software tools.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking abilities and the capacity to learn and apply information technology for problem-solving.
  • Exhibit comprehension of the principles and skills involved in design, as well as the ability to utilize advanced management tools.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and interpersonal abilities (collaboration).
  • Identify, gather, analyze, and manage information for a wide range of information technology issues and challenges.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of professional, ethical, and social responsibility, along with the ability to understand the impact of technology on humanity.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, prospective candidates must undergo an entrance test conducted annually by Pokhara University (PU). There are specific criteria to be eligible for this entrance exam. The candidate must have completed their +2 (HSEB) education with subjects including Math, Physics, and Chemistry. Additionally, the student must have achieved a minimum of 45% in their previous academic qualifications.

The evaluation for admission in this course is based on a combination of the student's past academic performance and their performance in the entrance test.

Career and Scope

Job Prospects:

Engineering has always been a popular career choice among Nepalese students, and the demand for skilled manpower, especially in the engineering sector, is rapidly increasing. Many of them aspire to pursue an engineering degree upon completing high school. In particular, Information Technology (IT) has become a highly sought-after field as new job opportunities continue to emerge.

IT engineers are well-compensated and have excellent job prospects. They can work in various roles such as IT consultants, computer forensic investigators, cloud architects, health IT specialists, software engineers, web developers, mobile application developers, and information technology vendor managers, among others.

In Nepal, IT engineers engage in the following activities:

  • Software development
  • Hardware engineering
  • System design
  • System analysis
  • Network engineering
  • Data administration

In the government sector, IT engineers can work for organizations such as:

  • Public Service Commission (Lok Sewa Aayog)
  • Nepal Telecom
  • Nepal Electricity Authority(NEA)

In the private sector, IT engineers have opportunities to work in different multinational companies and can also pursue online freelance work.