Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS) - Pokhara University

The four-year Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (BCIS) program of Pokhara University integrates information technology with business management - an integration that best responds to the emerging needs of the modern business. This program attempts to develop the technical skills and organizational insights in students to analyze, design, implement and manage information systems. 

BCIS is an intensive program that strongly and adequately emphasizes both conceptual foundations and practical applications, both in the areas of information technology and management. After graduating from the program, many of our students have pursued Masters level programs in the US, UK and elsewhere in the world.


The BCIS program aims, among others, at: 

  1. Preparing students to take up entry-level managerial positions and to start a professional career in computer information systems;
  2. Inculcating a positive attitude, abilities and practical skills so essential for competent and responsible computer professionals; and
  3. Developing independent, critical and creative thinkers with analytical and problem-solving skills. 
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Admission criteria

Pokhara University offers Scholarships to study Bachelor of Computer Information System (BCIS) Program.

Scholarships Quota is as follows:

  1. Nobel College: 2(Two)
  2. Apex College: 5 (Five)
  3. Crimson College of Technology:2 (Two)

Job prospectus

Career Opportunities

The demand for BCIS degree holders is enormous worldwide. A large number of organizations employ competent and skilled professionals to analyze, design, implement and manage their information systems to excel in today's competitive environment. Students, upon graduation with the BCIS program, are expected to work at mid-level positions as programmer, system analysts, information analysts, database managers, network administrators, trainer-cum-instructors and the like.

Students after completion of the BCIS program are expected to work as:

  1. System Analyst
  2. Information Analyst
  3. Database Managers
  4. Network Administrators
  5. Trainer Cum Instructors
  6. Salespersons In the field of Software and Hardware


Further Study Options

The BCIS graduate may also choose to peruse masters level programs in management, information system or other areas like MCA, MCIS, MIT, MIS MBA,CA, MSC(Computer Science) and other master level courses at recognized universities from anywhere around the world.

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Curricular structure

The Curricular Structure  of Bachelor in Computer and Information Sytem
  1. A student needs to successfully complete 120 credits Hours of course work to graduate from the BCIS program. Recognizing the need for both breadth and depth in a quality academic program, the curriculum for the BCIS program comprises of six distinct components.
  2. Six courses (18 credit hours) in analytical tool area;
  3. Three courses (9 credit hours) in support areas to provide a student with a strong foundation in communication skills;
  4. Nine courses (27 Credit hours) in basic areas of management to help students understand and appreciate the diversity of and the interrelationships between various functional areas of business and management;
  5. Seventeen courses (51 credit hours) in computer and information technology related areas
  6. A six credit internship to provide a student with an opportunity to gain real-life practical experience; and
  7. Three courses (9 credit hours) in elective area to help a student develop a degree of functional expertise in area of business or computers.

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