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Khwopa Engineering College

Libali, Bhaktapur


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.

Salient Features

  • The college has well-equipped laboratories for the use of students and teachers alike to give them practical knowledge.
  • A library with sufficient number of course book and reference books is open to all students.
  • Multipurpose Halls are located in the college and used during presentations, guest lectures, seminars, etc.
  • Students are encouraged to play sports and participate in extra-curricular activities.
  • A well maintained cafeteria that served hygenic food is opne during college hours for students and teachers alike.
  • Transportation facilities are provided for students who require it. College must be pre-informed by students who require the service.

Admission Guidelines

Admission Requirements

Applicants should pass B.E./B.Arch. Entrance Examination conducted by Purbanchal University (PU) and must have completed I.Sc. or NEB (+2 Science) or A level or Diploma in Engineering (3 years) or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, & English) with minimum 'C' grade in English, Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics from any recognized academic institution with minimum 45% marks or GPA 2.00 in aggregate.

Admission Procedure

Student must fill up entrance form and take the entrance exam conducted by Purbanchal University. If student passes the entrance, he/she will be eligible for interview. After students are approved from interview ,then they can submit their admission fee in account section and submit other required documents in administration section.


College provides full or partial scholarships for diligent and poor students. It also provides scholarships on the basis of academic performance of each semester. Student should describe his/her family and financial background and must provide the valid reasoning for the scholarship.

Some scholarships are awarded based on merit, others based on financial need, and others may have a combination of both or none. There are many other scholarships where your merit and need are not a factor.

Scholarship Scheme for BE/B.Arch

  1. Full Scholarships for the applicants of each program with minimum 75% in +2 Science or I.Sc or Diploma in Engineering, and scoring the highest marks in the entrance exam.
  2. Scholarship may be granted to economically needy, diligent and disciplined students.
  3. Scholarships of 100%, 50% and 25% are provided on the basis of grade sheet in Purbanchal University examination.


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