Hillside College of Engineering

Balkumari, Koteshwor, Lalitpur


Hillside College of Engineering was established in 2012 by a group of visionary professionals and academicians involved in the field of engineering, science and management with the aim of addressing the higher education needs of the country. 

The College is affiliated to Purbanchal University and currently offers Bachelor Level course in Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering. The main aim behind the college establishment is to produce technically competent engineering graduates.

In addition, the college provides research based engineering education so that the students will be able to gain practical knowledge of their field of interest during their studies. Hillside College can be a ladder which could support the students in reaching the destination of their choice.

Vision and Mission:

  • The vision of Hillside College of Engineering is to achieve the highest levels of excellence in imparting Engineering Education and Technical Research.
  • To achieve the vision, the mission of the college is to foster the national development process through creation of a center of excellence in Engineering Education and Technical Research that is responsive to societal needs.


  • To foster creative thinking, self motivated learning and promote research environments that can build strong educational foundation in engineering profession.
  • To develop highly skilled, competent and confident engineering human capital who can cope with changing and ever challenging demand.
  • To create technically qualified world-class professionals with social commitment through engineering courses conducted by high profile faculties, complemented with globally interactive learning processes and leading edge technology.
  • To develop collaborative community in the college that achieves excellence in learning, innovation, discovery, and knowledge transfer. 

Salient Features


  • Innovative and Research based teaching learning methodology.
  • Establishment of Career counseling and placement cell for graduating students
  • Internship opportunities & 100% Job Assistance.
  • Frequent interaction program with researchers, research scientists, leading academicians, industrialists and other entrepreneurs.
  • Exclusive project works and field visits.
  • An excellent research environment in association with leading research center and industrial partners.
  • Industrial linkage and student career counseling.

Student Grooming

Educating and teaching at Hillside College of Engineering is solely student focused. The teaching methodologies incorporate with lecture including field visits, laboratories work, use of multimedia projectors, guest lectures, case study analysis, group discussions, core area seminars, group and individual projects and presentation, and many more. The overall aim is to develop student’s capacity in engineering skills. This is further supported by the books and journals through our comprehensive world class online and physical library.

National and International Exposure

Reacting to the need of worldwide exposure for aspiring graduates, HCE has built up close ties with various national & foreign colleges and organizations. Our students visit different institutions and parts of the nation to investigate engineering possibilities.

Job Placement

HCE prepares its graduates to compete in global job market in its own way. Counselor, University experts and placement agencies run special sessions for HCE graduates on vital job interview choosing and identifying right jobs. Industrial partners, Engineering consultancies, corporate, hydro power companies and recruitment agencies visit the college time to time to recruit the candidates of their choice. HCE had done MOU with different industrial partners, Engineering consultancies, corporate and hydro power companies where our graduates can be placed.

Admission Guidelines


Candidates who have passed higher secondary or ISc examination with a science major, (physical or biological group with at least 100 marks of mathematics), with at least second division or Diploma in Engineering from any Board or University recognized by Purbanchal University are eligible.



The candidates should apply through the application form provided by Purbanchal University for the entrance examination. While submitting the application, the student should submit the following documents.

  • SEE Mark Sheet/Character Certificate
  • Transcripts and certificates of 10+2 or I Sc. or Diploma in Engineering
  • Citizenship Certificate

The application form can be obtained from the college office located at Balkumari, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Entrance Exam

Students have to pass the written entrance exam conducted by Purbanchal University.


Hillside College of Engineering supports deserving students by providing scholarships.

  1. Scholarships will be given as per the rules of Purbanchal University for reserved quota (5% of Total Seat) and Entrance based merit (5% of Total Seat).
  2. Apart from the university scholarship, college also provides scholarship for:
  • Disabled and disadvantaged group,
  • Girls and students from remote districts.


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