HCOE's library boasts an impressive online platform housing an extensive collection of over 22,000 textbooks, reference materials, course manuals, and around 4,000 reports. Subscriptions to newspapers, magazines, course books, and national and international research journals are also in place, tailored to the diverse needs of its departments. The library continually enriches its offerings with the addition of new books, and it operates under both a book bank system and a regular renewal system to ensure students have ready access to essential resources. Leveraging advanced library software, HCOE's library extends its services through an e-library, providing students with convenient and comprehensive access to these valuable educational materials.
HCOE has established well-equipped laboratories for every academic discipline, featuring a wide array of modern equipment and instruments that adhere to the standards set by IOE and NEC. Some laboratories, like those for physics, chemistry, and thermodynamics, are utilized by all programs, while others are dedicated to specific fields of study. The college places a strong emphasis on the regular maintenance of these equipment and continually introduces new additions to enhance the laboratory resources.
The college boasts a fully-equipped physics laboratory that includes a dedicated darkroom.
The chemistry laboratory is both generously spacious and equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and apparatus.
The workshop is divided into distinct sections, including machine work, welding, sheet metal, and carpentry. Specifically, the carpentry lab is tailored to cater to the needs of architecture students, focusing on woodworking tasks.
The college houses an electrical laboratory that is comprehensively equipped with highly sensitive instruments. This facility is utilized by all programs to cover various aspects of electrical engineering, including basic electrical engineering, electrical machines, instrumentation, and control systems. Additionally, the college has plans to establish a power laboratory and switchgear protection facility to support the forthcoming BE Electrical Engineering program.
Within the college, there are five electronic engineering laboratories, encompassing basic electronics, advanced electronics, communication systems, digital electronics, and a project lab. These facilities are furnished with cutting-edge instruments and are regularly upgraded to stay abreast of evolving technology, ensuring that students have access to the most current information in their respective fields of study.
The college provides seven computer labs that serve students in computer engineering, CSIT, BCA, and various other programs. Each of these labs is equipped with 30 state-of-the-art computers, complemented by advanced computing resources and supported by appropriate application software. Furthermore, these labs offer high-speed internet access and intranet facilities to facilitate students' academic and research needs.
The Civil Engineering program encompasses a range of specialized laboratories dedicated to various aspects of civil engineering, covering materials, strength analysis, fluid mechanics and hydraulics, structural engineering, soil mechanics, water supply engineering, engineering geology, concrete technology, environmental engineering, transportation engineering, and a laboratory dedicated to hydropower engineering.
The surveying laboratory is outfitted with the latest and most modern instruments essential for both civil engineering and architecture programs.
This laboratory is specifically tailored for the architecture program and serves as a dedicated space for the visual sketching of monumental objects.
A cafeteria is conveniently located on the college campus, offering affordable breakfast, lunch, and a diverse selection of bakery items. It provides a range of hygienic food options.
Annually, the college hosts a sports week that sees enthusiastic participation from numerous students. Within the college premises, there are facilities such as basketball, badminton, and table tennis courts. For outdoor sports like football and cricket, students utilize the ANFA football ground in Chyasal and the cricket ground in the valley, respectively. Additionally, students frequently engage in sports events organized by other colleges.
The college offers transportation for students to facilitate site visits, fieldwork, and study tours through its own fleet of college buses. Although the college is conveniently situated and many students opt for public transportation, there are plans to introduce bus services for both students and faculty members in the future.
Students benefit from high-speed internet access with a bandwidth of 50 Mbps within the college premises. The computer laboratories offer continuous internet service during regular college hours and 24/7 availability during project work periods.
This department is responsible for attending to both collective and individual student welfare needs, ensuring that any issues are promptly and accurately addressed to enhance overall student efficiency. It was established with the aim of addressing such matters, allowing students to focus primarily on their studies.
The college endeavors to connect students with industries by preparing them as competent candidates. Previous instances have demonstrated that many students exhibit considerable professional potential. Consequently, counseling and follow-up services are highly relevant for our students. HCOE has established Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Finishing School in India, the National School of Skill Development in India, and TOYO Works Company Ltd. in Japan to facilitate the placement of our graduates.
The college promotes research activities among its students, encouraging them to commence individual research projects early on and culminate their efforts in comprehensive project work. HCOE also fosters a culture of research and development among its faculty members. Additionally, numerous research projects are conducted in collaboration with the Kathmandu Model Research Foundation, a valued partner within the network.
Himalaya College of Engineering provides a wide range of extracurricular training opportunities across various departments. This initiative is designed to enhance students' knowledge and proficiency in emerging technologies and programming languages, ultimately aiding them in their project work and academic coursework. These training sessions enable students to translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications using physical devices and simulations, which in turn prepares them for successful careers in their respective fields.
To be deemed eligible for the Institute of Engineering entrance examination, candidates must meet specific academic criteria. They are required to have achieved a minimum GPA of C in the National Examinations Board (NEB) or possess an A Level equivalent with a 45% score.
Alternatively, candidates can qualify with a Diploma in Engineering or an equivalent qualification, provided they have studied Physics, Chemistry, and two Mathematics papers (totaling 200 marks).
Furthermore, individuals who have appeared in the final examination conducted by NEB or its equivalent are also eligible to apply through the admission process organized by the IOE Central Admission Board.
Applicants must pass the entrance exam for BCA conducted by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University, to enroll in the BCA program.
Himalaya College of Engineering (HCOE) in Nepal, affiliated with Tribhuvan University (TU), was established in June 2000 AD. Its mission is to deliver high-quality engineering education and produce skilled engineers who play a pivotal role in the nation's development. HCOE offers Bachelor of Engineering programs in Computer Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Architecture, along with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc CSIT) from the Institute of Science and Technology.
The college is managed by a capable team of seasoned professionals and academicians with extensive experience in the education sector. In May 2007, HCOE became part of the KMC Educational Network, resulting in program expansions and increased strength for the college.
Situated in Chyasal, Lalitpur, HCOE is easily accessible from all directions. The campus spans an area of 19 and a half Ropani and features a seven-story main building along with five laboratory buildings. The college strictly adheres to the academic and administrative standards set by IOE (Institute of Engineering).
To enhance the teaching-learning process, HCOE regularly conducts seminars, workshops, and training sessions throughout the semesters, complemented by field visits, project work, and practical experiences. The college is committed to providing quality education aligned with the current demands, aiding students in achieving their professional and educational aspirations. Graduates from the BE programs have demonstrated their professional competence in computer engineering, electronics and communication, civil engineering, and architecture sectors. HCOE students have consistently achieved top scores in IOE semester examinations, earning recognition both nationally and internationally.
In addition to academic excellence, HCOE places a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities. It hosts inter-college and intra-college sports competitions annually. Notably, its robotics team secured first place (Grand Prix) in an inter-engineering college competition in Kathmandu in 2065. HCOE students have also participated in Tech Fest organized by IIT Mumbai, India, in 2011 and 2013, showcasing their talents. The college's robotics club actively engages in various robotics competitions within Nepal, further enhancing the students' holistic development.
The mission of the College is to deliver quality engineering education and concoct professional graduates, that enables its products to face new challenges of the country, and also to compete in the modern world by implementing short term, medium-term and long-term strategic plans
The vision statement of HCOE is to establish itself as one of the foremost centres of learning in the field of science and engineering through accompanying multiple educational programs of engineering and fostering research, training and consulting service.
The strategic goals of the college are:
To ensure quality education in affordable price for all with special attention to educationally disadvantaged and marginalized groups(excluded and indigenous community,females etc.).