Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) - Tribhuvan University

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  • Eligibility
  • Curriculum

Info

The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) programme is a four year (eight semester) programme of Tribhuvan University offering an integrated IT and Management Courses. This course is envisaged to enable students to develop skill in information technology, and at the same time make them able to understand the professional expertise while they occupy decision making positions. In Nepal fourteen (14) Business/IT colleges offers Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) program with affililation from Tribhuvan University.

Information Management is the study of information and communication systems in business and administration, and is becoming increasingly relevant to other fields as well. Information Management includes development and application of theories, ideas, models, methods, and tools in order to analyze, configure, and use information systems.

Information Management relies on approaches used in business administration, economics, and computer science; it integrates these and supplements them with approaches that are specific to this subject area. The program is interdisciplinary in nature and courses are borrowed from many different disciplines like Management, Economics, Computer Science, Psychology and Sociology.

The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) is a special purpose program in semester system designed to develop socially responsible, scientifically approached / creative, and result oriented Information Technology (IT) professionals. The program intends to equip students with the skills and attributes required to be effective and efficient IT professionals.

Objective of the Program

The mission of this program is to develop socially responsible, scientifically approached and result oriented information technology (IT) professionals. The specific objectives of the program are to:

  • Prepare IT professionals proficient in the use of computers and computational techniques in order to develop effective information systems to solve real life problems in the organizational milieu
  • Develop students’ skill in object-oriented software design methods and data management systems.
  • Provide professional training to students by combining information technology with managerial skills
  • Prepare students to proceed on to post graduate level study in information management within and outside the country


Salient Feature

Teaching Pedagogy

The general teaching pedagogy includes class lectures, group discussions, case studies, guest lectures, role play, research work, project work (individual and group), assignments (theoretical and practical), and term papers. The teaching faculty will determine the choice of teaching pedagogy as per the need of the course. The concerned faculty shall develop a detailed course outline and work plan at the beginning of each semester and also recommends the basic text and other reference materials for effective teaching-learning of the course modules.

Internship: Industrial Attachment Project

In the final semester, students shall be attached to organizations where they have to work for a period of eight weeks. Each student shall prepare an individual project report in the prescribed format based on his / her work in the respective organization assigned to him / her. Evaluation of the internship shall be based on the confidential report by the organization, project report and presentation of the report. The report must be submitted by the end of the eighth semester. Students must secure a minimum grade of "C" in the internship. The internship carries a weight equivalent to 6 credit hours.

Examination, Evaluation and Grading System

The BIM program will be executed through the semester system. The regular program shall be completed in eight semesters. The internal (ongoing) evaluation and the external (end of semester) examination shall carry 40 percent and 60 percent weightage respectively. The semester examinations shall be conducted by FOM. The final grade of the student shall be determined on the overall performance in the internal and external examinations.

Attendance

Students are required to attend regularly all theory and practical classes, assignments, study tour, field trip, seminars and presentations as required by the course. A student is required to attend at least 80 percent of such activities in order to qualify for the semester examination.

Credit Transfers and Withdrawl

The program allows students to transfer the credits earned by them in similar program of other universities recognized by Tribhuvan University. A student who has partially completed the BIM program and would like to discontinue his / her studies shall also be allowed to withdraw from the program. In such cases, a certificate specifying the credit earned by the student in the program shall be provided.

Graduation Requirements

The BIM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BIM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum. • The successful completion of 126 credit hours as prescribed with a minimum of passing grade in all courses with an aggregate CGPA of 2.00. • A minimum of grade ‘C’ obtained in the Industrial Attachment Project. • Completion of courses for the fulfillment of the requirements of the BIM program must occur within seven years from the time of registration.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Eligibility for Admission in Bachelor in Information Management (BIM)

  • The candidates applying for BIM programs must have:
  • Successfully completed a twelve years schooling or equivalent from any University, Board or Institution recognized by Tribhuvan University
  • Secured a minimum of second division in the twelve year schooling or equivalent.
  • Complies with all the application procedures.
  • Must have appeared and passed in the entrance test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management, TU. CMAT test includes verbal ability, Quantitative ability, logical reasoning, and General awareness.
  • Only short listed candidates from the written test will be interviewed and selected for admission.

Written Test: Eligible applicants are required to appear in the entrance test commonly known as Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management. The test will follow the international testing pattern and standards. It includes the areas like:

There shall be altogether one hundred (100) objective questions in the CMAT containing twenty (25) questions in each section with a total weight of 100 marks. Student must secure a minimum of 40% in the CMAT in order to qualify for the interview. Interview Applicants securing above cut off point marks in the CMAT will be short-listed. Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and selected for admission.

  • Verbal ability
  • Quantitative ability
  • Logical reasoning
  • General awareness

Merit List

Admissions of the students in BIM program of Tribhuvan University will be strictly on the basis of merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of:

  1. 60% of CMAT Entrance examination
  2. 30% of marks secured in percentage in plus two or equivalent
  3. 10% Interview

Admission Criteria

Scholarships

BIM मा प्रत्येक क्याम्पस/ कलेजले तोकिएको संख्यामा प्रति सेक्सन विद्यार्थी भर्ना गर्दै आएकोमा प्रवेश परीक्षा (CMAT) मा सम्मिलित भई भर्नाका लागि योग्य ठहरिएका विद्यार्थीहरुबाट अनिवार्य रुपमा आवेदन आव्हान गरि प्रति सेक्सन २ (दुई) जना विद्यार्थीहरुलाई क्याम्पस/कलेजले उठाउने कूल रकम (Total Amount) बाट पचास प्रतिशत छात्रवृत्ति उपलब्ध गराउनु पर्ने छ । छात्रवृत्ति कोटामा विद्यार्थी भर्ना देहायको प्राथमिकता क्रमको आधारमा योग्यताक्रम अनुसार छनौट गर्नु पर्नेछ ः–

क) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका र सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।

ख) नेपालको सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।

ग) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।

Curriculum

Download Syllabus:

BIM 1st Semester Syllabus.pdf

BIM 2nd Semester Syllabus.pdf

BIM 3rd Semester Syllabus.pdf

Model Questions:

BBA and BIM First Semeter Model Questions of Computer System, IT Application etc.pdf

Model Questions BBA and BIM Third semester IT Subjects.pdf

Model Questions for BBA, BIM, BBM Third Semester Business Statistics.pdf

Model Question BIM Fourth Semester IT 218 Data Structure and Algorithm with Java.pdf

Model Question BBA, BIM 4th Semester Cost and Management Accounting.pdf

Model Questions for BIM 5th Semester.pdf

Model Questions BIM Sixth Semester.pdf

Foundation Courses 24 Credit Hours

  1. ENG 201: English - I
  2. MGT 204: Business Communications
  3. SOC 201: Sociology for Business
  4. MTH 201: Basic Mathematics
  5. MTH 202: Discrete Mathematics
  6. STT 201: Business Statistics
  7. ECO 201: Microeconomics
  8. ECO 202: Macroeconomics

Business Courses 30 Credit Hours

  1. ACC 201: Financial Accounting
  2. ACC 202: Cost and Management Accounting
  3. FIN 201: Business Finance
  4. MGT 201: Principles of Management
  5. MGT 202: Human Resource Management
  6. MGT 203: Organizational Behavior
  7. MGT 205: Operations Management
  8. MGT 206: Business Environment in Nepal
  9. MGT 208: Business Strategy
  10. MKT 201: Fundamentals of Marketing

IT and Computer Courses 60 Credit Hours

  1. IT 211: Computer Information System
  2. IT 212: Digital Logic Design
  3. IT 213: Structured Programming
  4. IT 214: Data Communication and Computer Network
  5. IT 215: Web Technology - I
  6. IT 216: Java Programming - I
  7. IT 217: Computer Organization
  8. IT 218: Data Structure and Algorithm with Java
  9. IT 219: Web Technology - II
  10. IT 220: Database Management System
  11. IT 221: Computer Graphics
  12. IT 222: Java Programming - II
  13. IT 223: Advanced Internet Working
  14. IT 224: Software Engineering
  15. IT 225: Computer Security and Cyber Law
  16. IT 226: Management Information System
  17. IT 227: Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  18. IT 228: Artificial Intelligence
  19. IT 229: IT Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Management
  20. IT 230: Economics of Information and Communication

Elective Courses 6 Credit Hours

  1. IT 301: System Administration - Win NT
  2. IT 302: Graphics User Interface Programming Using C++
  3. IT 303: Computer Based Financial Engineering
  4. IT 304: Electronic Reporting and Auditing
  5. IT 305: Object Oriented Database Management
  6. IT 306: Software Project Management
  7. IT 307: Operating Systems
  8. IT 308: Data Mining and Data Warehousing

Internship and Summer Project 6 Credit Hours

  1. IT 350: Internship 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 351: Summer Project 3 Credit Hours

COURSE CYCLE

First Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. ENG 201: English - I 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 211: Computer Information System 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 212: Digital Logic Design 3 Credit Hours
  4. MGT 201: Principles of Management 3 Credit Hours
  5. MTH 201: Basic Mathematics 3 Credit Hours

Second Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. IT 213: Structured Programming 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 214: Data Communication and Computer Network 3 Credit Hours
  3. MGT 204: Business Communications 3 Credit Hours
  4. MTH 202: Discrete Mathematics 3 Credit Hours
  5. SOC 201: Sociology for Business 3 Credit Hours

Third Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. ACC 201: Financial Accounting 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 215: Web Technology - I 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 216: Java Programming - I 3 Credit Hours
  4. IT 217: Computer Organization 3 Credit Hours
  5. STT 201: Business Statistics 3 Credit Hours

Fourth Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. ACC 202: Cost and Management Accounting 3 Credit Hours
  2. ECO 201: Microeconomics 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 218: Data Structure and Algorithm with Java 3 Credit Hours
  4. IT 219: Web Technology - II 3 Credit Hours
  5. IT 220: Database Management System 3 Credit Hours

Fifth Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. ECO 202: Macroeconomics 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 221: Computer Graphics 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 222: Java Programming - II 3 Credit Hours
  4. IT 223: Advanced Internet Working 3 Credit Hours
  5. MKT 201: Fundamentals of Marketing 3 Credit Hours

Sixth Semester 18 Credit Hours

  1. FIN 201: Business Finance 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 224: Software Engineering 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 225: Computer Security and Cyber Law 3 Credit Hours
  4. IT 351: Summer Project 3 Credit Hours
  5. MGT 202: Human Resource Management 3 Credit Hours
  6. MGT 206: Business Environment in Nepal 3 Credit Hours

Seventh Semester 18 Credit Hours

  1. IT 226: Management Information System 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 227: Object Oriented Analysis and Design 3 Credit Hours
  3. IT 228: Artificial Intelligence 3 Credit Hours
  4. MGT 203: Organizational Behavior 3 Credit Hours
  5. MGT 205: Operations Management 3 Credit Hours
  6. MGT 208: Business Strategy 3 Credit Hours

Eighth Semester 15 Credit Hours

  1. IT 229: IT Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Management 3 Credit Hours
  2. IT 230: Economics of Information and Communication 3 Credit Hours
  3. Elective I 3 Credit Hours
  4. Elective I 3 Credit Hours
  5. IT 350: Internship 3 Credit Hours

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