B.Sc. Computer Science And Information Technology (B.SC. CSIT) - Tribhuvan University

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Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc. CSIT) is a four year course affiliated to Tribhuvan University designed to provide the student with all sorts of knowledge in the field of Information Technology and Computing. Currently 52 B.Sc CSIT Colleges offers B.Sc CSIT program in Nepal.

BSc CSIT program involves, in addition to conventional lectures, a great deal of practical and project works. The program develops the underlying principles of both Computer Science and Information Technology and shows how these principles can be applied to real world problems. This program develops the skills that are essential for both computer professionals and IT specialists.

The design and implementation of B.Sc. CSIT course offers new challenges when compared to the traditional computing environment. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication / networking environment, equip specialized science graduates to focus on professional careers in Information Technology. The B.Sc. CSIT program provides the students with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable students to effectively participate in solving the complex problem of the IT industry.

Mission of the B.Sc. CSIT course:

The mission of the B.Sc. CSIT course is to prepare the students to pursue career advancement in the field of information technology. At the completion of this degree, a student will be able to design the real world e-media products or create technical solutions to hardware and software problems, depending on the chosen area of specialization and electives.

However, the main aim of the B.Sc. CSIT program can be enlisted as:

  • To offer intensive knowledge in the theory, design, programming and application of computers.
  • Providing an in-depth understanding of and experience with computer systems.
  • Developing creative and analytical skills that provides a basis for technological problem-solving.
  • Equipping students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professionals to handle multi-tasking situations and to assess and develop computer based solutions.
  • Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT.
  • Knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sectors.
  • To equip students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professional to handle multi-tasking and multi programming situations and to assess and develop computer based solutions.
  • To provide necessary knowledge in the field of functional knowledge of hardware system and the and necessary knowledge of computer software system.

Salient Feature

  • In addition to conventional lectures, a great deal of practical and project works.
  • Develops the underlying principles of both Computer Science and Information Technology and shows how these principles can be applied to solve real world problems.
  • Builds up the skills that are essential for both computer professionals and researchers including IT managers, Systems Analysts, Network Administrator, Computer Programmers, Database Administrator, Web Developers, etc.
  • Semester based program affiliated to Tribhuvan University.



The candidate applying for B.Sc. CSIT program:

  1. Should have successfully completed a twelve year of schooling in the science stream or equivalent from any university, board or institution recognized by TU.
  2. Should have secured a minimum of second division in their +2 or equivalent.
  3. Should have successfully passed the entrance examination conducted by TU securing at least 35% marks.
  4. Compiled with all the application procedures.

(Note: Both Biology and Mathematics group of students of +2 level are eligible to apply for the course)


  1. BSC CSIT Entrance examination Notice 2072.pdf
  2. Application form for BSC CSIT Entrance examination 2072.pdf

Admission Criteria

Update on 4th September, 2015: Notice: B.Sc CSIT: First Year-Second Semester Exam routine: 2071

  1. Examination starts from; Ashoj 8, 2072 and ends on Ashoj 24, 2072.
  2. Examination time: 12 to 3 pm

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A student eligible to study the B.Sc. CSIT course should collect and submit the admission form from any of the B.Sc. CSIT colleges. The admission form generally opens during Shrawan / Bhadra every year.

Entrance Examination:

  1. Tribhuvan University, Institute of Science and Technology, Dean office conducts the entrance examination.
  2. The Entrance Examination will be of 100 Full Marks including the subjects of Intermediate/10+2 level or equivalent incorporating English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects and the pass marks is 35.
  3. All the Questions of Entrance Examination will be Objective Type (MCQs).
  4. The Examination Time Duration will be of 2 hours.

Admission Guidelines:

  1. The Admission Form and Entrance Model Questions can be received from any of the B.Sc. CSIT colleges.
  2. Students do not need to fill up the TU Admission Form in more than one college. Form filled from one college will be valid for all colleges/campuses.
  3. Students of Grade 12 Supplementary Exam can also fill up the TU Admission Form but such students should present the Academic Transcript of Passing 10+2/Intermediate level before publication of entrance result, otherwise the entrance examination result of such students will not be published.

Job Prospects

The B.Sc. CSIT graduates have a prosperous career opportunity at different government, non-government, private and public organizations, like software companies, telecommunications, computer networking companies etc. especially as a:

  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manager/Officer
  • Cryptographer
  • Ergonomics Program Designer
  • System Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Document Specialist
  • Information System Auditor
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Information System Manager
  • Database Operator

Prospective Careers


The B.Sc. CSIT curriculum is designed by closely following the course practiced in accredited international universities and institutions, subject to the condition that the intake students are mostly from twelve year of schooling in the science stream or equivalent from any university recognized by Tribhuvan University. In addition to the core computer science course and elective courses, the program offers service course to meet the need of high technology applications. The foundation and allied courses are designed to meet the need of undergraduate academic program requirements, and the service course are designed to meet the need of market demand and fast changing computer technology and application. Students enrolled in the four year B.Sc. CSIT program are required to take course in design and implementations of computer software systems, information technology and foundation of the theoretical model of computer science and functional background of computer hardware. All students are required to complete 126 credit hours of computer science and allied courses.

B.Sc. CSIT program comprises of the following courses:


Credit Hours

Computer Science Core Courses


Natural Science Elective Courses


Mathematics Courses


English Courses


Social Science & Management Courses


Computer Science Elective Courses


Internship and Project


Total Credit hours


Students have to study following subjects in their 4 years study tenure:

Semester and Courses

Semester and Courses

Freshman Year / First Semester:
CSC-101 : Introduction to Information Technology
CSC-102 : Fundamentals of Computer Programming
STA-103 : Probability and Statistics
MTH-104 : Calculus and Analytical Geometry
Natural Science Elective 1: (A Student can opt for any one of the following courses)
PHY-105 : Physics I
BIO-106 : Biology I
GEO-107 : Geology I
STA-108 : Statistics I

Freshman Year / Second Semester:
CSC-151 : Digital Logic
CSC-152 : Discrete Structures
CSC-153 : Microprocessor
CSC-154 : Data Structures and Algorithms
MTH-155 : Linear Algebra

Natural Science Elective 2: (A student can opt for any one of the following courses)
PHY-156 : Physics II
BIO-157 : Biology II
GEO-158 : Geology II
STA-159 : Statistics II

Sophomore Year/ Third Semester:
CSC-201 : Computer Architecture
CSC-202 : Object Oriented Programming Language
CSC-203 : Operating Systems
CSC-204 : Numerical Method
MGT-205 : Introduction to Management

Sophomore Year/ Fourth Semester:
CSC-251 : Theory of Computation
CSC-252 : System Analysis and Design
CSC-253 : Database Management System
CSC-254 : Computer Graphics
CSC-255 : Introduction to Cognitive Science
ENG-256 : Technical Writing

Junior Year / Fifth Semester:
CSC-301 : Computer Networks
CSC-302 : Simulation and Modeling
CSC-303 : Design and Analysis of Algorithms
CSC-304 : Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science Elective 1

(Any One of the following courses)
CSC-305 : Microprocessor Based Design
CSC-306 : Applied Logic
CSC-307 : E-governance
CSC-308 : Wireless Networking
MGT-309 : International Business Management
MGT-310 : International Marketing
CSC-311 : Neural Networks
CSC-312 : Computer Hardware Design
CSC-313 : Cryptography

Junior Year/ Sixth Semester:
CSC-351: Software Engineering
CSC-352: Compiler Design and Construction.
CSC-353 : Web Technologies
CSC-354 : Real Time System
Computer Science Elective 2

(Any One of the following courses)
CSC-355 : Knowledge Management
CSC-356 : Fundamentals of E-Commerce
CSC-357 : Society and Ethics in Information Technology
CSC-358 : Automation and Robotics
CSC-359 : Digital System Design
CSC-360 : Net Centric Computing
CSC-361 : Web Centric Computing
CSC-362 : Embedded System Programming
CSC-363 : Image Processing

Senior Year/ Seventh Semester:
CSC-401: Advance Database and Information System
CSC- 402: Internet Technology
CSC- 403: Advance Java Programming
CSC-404: Project Work
Computer Science Elective 3

(Any One of the following courses)
CSC-405: Information Retrieval
CSC-406: Database Administration
CSC-407: Network and System Administration
CSC-408: Software Project Management

Senior Year/Eighth Semester
CSC-451: Data Warehousing and Data Mining
CSC-452: Internship
Computer Science Elective 4

Computer Science Elective 5

(Any Two of the following courses)
CSC-453:Advance Networking with IPv6
CSC-454: Distributed Networking
CSC-455: Network Security
CSC-456: Multimedia Database
CSC-457:Distributed and Object Oriented Database
CSC-458: Could Computing
CSC-459: Geographical Information System
CSC-460: Decision Support System

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