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Bachelor of Information Technology | TU

The Bachelor of Information Technology program or BIT course under Tribhuvan University (TU) covers studies of all aspects of IT. However, it focuses on application development, web multimedia resources, systems, planning and administration of technology life cycles, installation and management of networks, and information security.

The TU BIT course provides students with the modern knowledge, competence, and experience needed for a thriving career as an IT professional capable of managing data processing, technological transformations, and digital expertise in all areas of the community.

The four-year BIT course, conducted by TU, consists of core and advanced units. The core module covers the fundamentals of IT, equipping pupils with skills and knowledge in communication, computer networks, system design, and programming.

The advanced units allow candidates to evolve, practice, and implement their skills and knowledge in the fields of the internet, mobile industry, the World Wide Web (WWW), and communication technology.

Objectives of Bachelor of Information Technology

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) course offered by Tribhuvan University aims to equip students with theoretical concepts and practical data processing training to prepare them to work in the fields of cybernetics and computer-aided testing service.

Some of the specific objectives of the TU BIT course for students are listed below:

  • To adapt to ever-evolving technologies and environments and be innovative.
  • To function within a team to attain a common goal.
  • To evaluate contemporary and emerging technologies and configure, apply, and manage IT technologies.
  • To assess the impact of IT on business processes, individuals, and the environment.
  • To formulate the interpersonal expertise important for participation and leadership in the industry.
  • To provide a strong foundation for further education.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Information Technology

Students interested in pursuing a TU BIT course in Nepal should have completed the 10+2 or Intermediate level in any stream. They should have secured a minimum of a second division in Plus 2 or its equivalent, or at least a C grade or 1.6 GPA and a final CGPA of 1.8 and above in classes 11 and 12, with English and Maths carrying 100 marks each.

Scholars who have passed A levels in all streams with D grades in English and Mathematics are also eligible. Additionally, those who have completed a three-year BIT course with a Diploma in Engineering from CTEVT, with English and Maths as subjects, are eligible as well.

Candidates who have failed in a maximum of two subjects in the 12th grade or similar exams and have filled the exam application form for grade improvement are allowed to fill Bachelor of Information Technology entrance application forms.

Required Documents:

When applying for admission to the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT course), candidates should submit the following documents:

  1. Accurately filled and signed admission form.
  2. Photocopies/copies of SLC and +2 or intermediate level certificates.
  3. Character certificates issued by the academic institutes attended.
  4. Recent passport-sized photos.

Fee Structure

The BIT course fee in Nepal under Tribhuvan University (TU) ranges from 4 lakhs to 12 lakhs on average. The BIT fees at this university are comparatively less compared to the price of foreign universities in Nepal. The students can contact the TU-affiliated colleges and institutions to find the exact fee structure 

Career and Scope

Graduates with holding a TU BIT course may look for better job opportunities in areas such as multimedia, web systems, social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, and app development. Typical recruiters for an IT degree holder include computer organizations, government departments, software programming companies, and commercial industries. BIT students have the option to work as:

  • Web Developer
  • System Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Tester
  • Application Programmer
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Marketer