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Himalayan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST)

Gwarko, Lalitpur, Kathmandu

Himalayan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST) is located in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu Metropolitan Ward No. 10 Madan Bhandari Path. HIST Engineering College has served as a center of excellence for prospective engineering students since its founding in 2002 (2059 BS). The HIST Engineering College has been steadily improving its academic performance and expanding its facilities while adhering to the regulations and criteria established by the Purbanchal University and Nepal Engineering Council.


Himalayan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST), a Purbanchal University-affiliated institution, has long been known as a student-centered institution that emphasizes innovative, experimental, and learning skills while instilling values such as ethics, endurance, strength, and truth.

In the year 2002, HIST Engineering College began its academic journey with a bachelor degree program in electrical and communication engineering, recognizing the need to deliver quality education at an accessible cost in the field of engineering and technology.

HIST Engineering College added one more bachelor's degree program in civil engineering and two master's degree programs in engineering management and information system engineering almost two years after its founding. All of its academic programs are overseen by a highly dedicated group of Nepalese and international professionals.


In 20 years period, HImalayan Institute of Science and Technology will excel in global competitiveness and establish itself as one of the major centers of learning in the field of science and technology in Nepal.


Immediate, short-term, medium-term and long-term strategic plans will be implemented to transform the vision into reality. All efforts will be streamlined for the mission.


  • To conduct Bachelor level of enginnering degrees to produce skilled and innovative human resources to fulfil the need for the nation's development.
  • To produce quality engineers as highly qualified human resources as per with the international standards.
  • To promote quality enginnering education and thereby doster the sound foundation for responsible professionalism in engineering section.
  • To plan and act continously towards the goal of making it a center of learning and ultimately a deemed Technological University.

HIST has established a one-of-a-kind educational atmosphere that not only educates but also fosters personal discovery that goes beyond current limitations to improve the mind and spirit.

HIST is housed in a one-and-a-half ropanis building. The main structure consists of a four-story building with a basement. The building has a total size of 11475 square feet of buildable space. Departments, lecture halls, a computer lab, drawing rooms, and administrative offices were all located in the main structure. The library and computer center are housed in a three-story structure with a basement on the southwest side of the main building.

Salient Features

Why HIST Engineering College?

  • There are severeal reasons why an aspiring student should choose HIST Engineering College for pursuing Bachelor/Master degrees in engineering.
  • Location-wise, HIST is easily accessible and has a naturally serene atmosphere favourable for studies.
  • The college has the ost affordable fees that the desercing students may find confortable.
  • The college has, in the past one year, upgraded its necessary infrastructure enabling better teaching-learning environment and will continue to do so.
  • The college provides qualified and experienced teaching facilities who will be easily approachable by the students as well as in organizing related field visits to project sites and industries.
  • The college takes a shift from the conventional easy-going trend towards strict adherence to the academic calendar and other semester assessment routines.
  • The college has a well-equipped labaratory, as well as workshop and library facilities. It ensures full support for students' exposure to any innovative extra-curricullar activities.
  • The college provides connectivity to the job market and facilitates an environment congenial to the requirements of the job market as well as government and private sector.

Admission Guidelines

Bachelor of Civil Enginnering

  • The candidate student applying to study at HISt Enginnering College must have passed 10+2 (Science) from a recognized university or a Board with minimum of second dicision (45%) marks.
  • The candidate must pass the entrance examination conducted by Purbanchal University.

MSc in Engineering Management

  • Bachelor degree in Civil, Electronics, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Agriculture Engineering, Architecture or equivalent.
  • Must have passed the entrance exam conducted by Purbanchal University.

MSc in Information System Engineering

  • Bachelor degree in Electronics, Computer and Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Must have passed the entrance exam conducted by Purbanchal University.


Scholarship will be provided to 10% of the total enrolled number of students as per the directives of the Purbanchal University.

HIST in the last 16 years has provided scholarships to students amounting to NRs. 37,941,049.


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