Established in 2001 A.D. (2058 B.S.), Khwopa Engineering College (KhEC) is Nepal's first community-based engineering college and is an undertaking of Bhaktapur Municipality. The college was founded with the goal of making Bhaktapur the center of excellence and promoting engineering knowledge in the society. KhEC is dedicated to providing affordable quality education accessible to people from all economic strata.
The college offers undergraduate programs in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Computer Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering, as well as postgraduate programs in Earthquake Engineering and Urban Design and Conservation. The college boasts a competent and enthusiastic academic faculty, sound physical and academic infrastructure, and strong support from the people of Bhaktapur. KhEC's success can be attributed to its emphasis on regular classes, practical assignments, field studies, excursions, report writing, and internal examinations.
In a short time since its inception, KhEC has become a popular destination for aspiring engineers and architects from all over Nepal. In 2076, the college was felicitated as the best college among affiliated colleges by the Purbanchal University during the 26th annual function and closing ceremony of the silver jubilee.
The vision of Khwopa Engineering College (KhEC) is to establish Bhaktapur city as the Centre of Academic Excellence and intellectualize the society through engineering knowledge.
With a distant vision of maintaining Bhaktapur's hard-won glory, KhEC provides outstanding platform for students and scholars that produce world-wide competing manpower in the field of engineering and architecture. Each student will not only nurtured with academic excellence but dedicated to the nation & people. We are moving ahead with the mission in integrating the indigenous engineering knowledge with modern-day technologies through research activities. We believe that the real output can be achieved in linking the education with the production labour. Through the integration of teaching, research and service, it shall provide an outstanding academic experience for students as well as scholars. KhEC provides quality education with an affordable fee accessible to people from economically common strata of the society.