Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF)

Opposite Maitidevi Temple, Kathmandu
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Established in 1998 as Nepal's pioneer IT College, the Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF) Campus is situated in Maitidevi, Kathmandu. Spanning across six blocks, the LBEF premises cover an extensive 75,000 square feet of land.

Salient Features


  • Library with a collection of over 5000 books and subscriptions to 15 print newspapers and six magazines.
  • Online access to 10 lakhs + online books through premium electronic resources such as ACM (Association of Computing Machinery), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Science Direct, Springer Link, Emerald, AIM Global, and IMF, to name a few.
  • Spacious, well-lit, and airy lecture rooms
  • Student learning hub, which provides space for students' leisurely activities within college hours
  • Computer laboratories to meet the necessities of the IT programs
  • Four months of industrial/internship training
  • 100% job placement assurance (for B.Sc.IT - Cloud Engineering students)

Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF) boasts a well-equipped resource center comprising an extensive collection of books, video sessions, and dedicated internet connectivity. Monthly seminars and workshops are conducted, focusing on relevant subjects to augment students' comprehension and awareness. The adept and certified faculty members of the institution furnish students with comprehensive information, services, and assistance, enriching the learning environment.

Recognized as the inaugural IT College in Nepal, Lord Buddha Education Foundation has received official authorization from the Ministry of Education, Nepal Government, to provide B.Sc. (Hons.) in IT with diverse specializations, B.A. (Hons.) in Business Management, MBA, and M.Sc. ITM. These programs are developed in collaboration with the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation.

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) stands as the singular Malaysian university to achieve the prestigious distinction of receiving the QS "5 Stars Plus" Rating, along with a placement in the QS World University Ranking 2024. APU's global ranking positions it within the top 2.2% of universities worldwide.

Why you should join LBEF?

  1. 100% Placement Assurance for B.Sc.IT – Cloud Engineering students
  2. The First IT College of Nepal.
  3. Industry Relevant Curriculum 
  4. Scholarships up to 100%
  5. 100% Assured Internship
  6. Internationally Recognized Qualifications from an Award Winning University
  7. Approved by Ministry of Education & Recognized by TU
  8. Highly Qualified Team of Faculty Members.
  9. Rich Library with access to leading online libraries.
  10. Alumni base of more than 12000+ students

Admission Guidelines


Bachelors (Hons) Degree Programs (Computing & Technology)

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  1. Successful completion of 10+2 or equivalent (any discipline) with minimum 60% marks in Mathematics at SLC level; or
  2. Successful completion of A-Level with at least a pass in 2 subjects and successful completion of O-Level or equivalent with credit in Mathematics; or
  3. Successful completion of STPM with 2 full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.0 and completion of SPM or equivalent with credit in Mathematics; or
  4. A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:

  1. Successful completion of Level 1 of an APU Computing & Technology Programme; or
  2. A Diploma in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.5; or
  3. Any other Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.5, and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
  4. A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Bachelors (Hons) Degree Programs (Business & Management)

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  1. Successful completion of 10+2 or equivalent (any discipline); or
  2. 2 passes at 'A' Levels and 4 Grade C passes at O-Levels/GCSE; or
  3. 2 principal passes at STPM level; or
  4. The APU foundation or equivalent; or
  5. A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:

  1. Successful completion of the APU Diploma; or
  2. Successful completion of studies in another recognized institute with academic credits equivalent to Level 1 of an honors degree. (Subject to the approval of the APU Academic Board)


Admissions are done three times in a year for Spring, Fall and Winter.

Admissions are strictly based on the entrance examination and personnel interview conducted.

Form along with prescribed fees and required document should be submitted to Admission Officer within stipulated time.


  1. Attested xerox copy of SLC marks card, character certificate.
  2. Attested xerox copy of 1 0+2/equivalent marks cards, academic transcript, character certificate, provisional pass certificate and migration certificate
  3. Attested xerox copy of proof of nationality.
  4. Student has to submit all original certificates at the time of admission and will be returned to the student after completion of first semester and student has to obtain no due from A/C dept. for current semester.
  5. In case of appearing students eligibility documents has to be submitted within the deadlines given by the Admission Department.


Lord Buddha Education Foundation has launched several scholarship programs to provide monetary aid for academically sound but economically challenged students to support their studies. The college offers scholarships to 10% of the annual intake of students. To determine eligibility for the scholarships, students must take an online exam for scholarships, fill out an application form, and submit it to the college. Some of the major scholarship opportunities provided by LBEF are:

  • Merit Scholarships: These scholarships are provided to candidates based on their performance in the Common Entrance Examination of LBEF Campus and final examinations of the APU University.
  • National ICT Scholarship: These scholarships are provided to candidates of B.Sc. IT (Hons.). Completion of the intermediate level is the minimum requirement for this scheme. Additionally, priority is given to female students in this scholarship to increase educational opportunities for young women.
  • Gyandeep Scholarship: This scholarship is provided based on the percentage obtained by candidates at the intermediate level.


As an integral part of the LBEF Group of Institutions, Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF) operates as a non-governmental and non-profit organization. Its trajectory since inception has been marked by consistent growth, elevating it to a prominent position among Nepal's top-tier colleges. Over the years, LBEF has provided education to a multitude of students, with the current enrollment exceeding 1,000 and a graduate count of over 12,000.

Facilitating a robust academic partnership with the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), LBEF holds official approval from the Ministry of Education, Nepal. Additionally, it holds recognition from Tribhuvan University, enabling the offering of diverse Bachelor's and Master's level courses. The institution's excellence is deeply ingrained across a spectrum of academic domains, empowering students to pursue careers as proficient IT specialists, adept managers, skilled bankers, effective leaders, and innovative entrepreneurs within their chosen fields of expertise.

Facts regarding APU’s achievements in the latest QS World University rankings:

  • Ranked #621-630 in the World
  • Ranked No. 179 in Asia
  • Ranked No.1 for International Students in Malaysia
  • Ranked No.16 in the World for International Students
  • Ranked Top 200 for International Faculty in the World

Message from the Founder

P. Kejriwal

Dear aspiring students,

Being a part of the LBEF Group of Institutions, Lord Buddha Education Foundation, has over a decade, established as a prominent teaching and research institution in the country. The country has witnessed the achievements of the thousands of graduates produced through the years, symbolizing the quality standards maintained by the Institution. Teaching and learning at this Institution is ascertained by a combination of theoretical aspects with hands on practical experience through workshops, laboratory work, emphasizing on team- building activities, leadership and communication skills.

To accomplish the desired results to this end, we have at our disposal, a team of eminent faculty with in-depth knowledge, academic prowess and industrial experience.

The primary aim of the Institute has always been to produce an adequately skilled manpower, having the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude for industry, research and to provide a backbone for the public sector. Professionally trained and equipped graduates is the key driver of human development. I welcome all prospective students to become responsible citizens and make their parents, institute and the country proud of their achievements.

God Bless You!

P. Kejriwal