The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) programme is a four year (eight semester) programme of Tribhuvan University offering an integrated IT and Management Courses. This course is envisaged to enable students to develop skill in information technology, and at the same time make them able to understand the professional expertise while they occupy decision making positions. In Nepal more than 26 Business/IT colleges offers Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) program with affiliation from Tribhuvan University.
Information Management is the study of information and communication systems in business and administration, and is becoming increasingly relevant to other fields as well. Information Management includes development and application of theories, ideas, models, methods, and tools in order to analyze, configure, and use information systems.
Information Management relies on approaches used in business administration, economics, and computer science; it integrates these and supplements them with approaches that are specific to this subject area. The program is interdisciplinary in nature and courses are borrowed from many different disciplines like Management, Economics, Computer Science, Psychology and Sociology.
The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) is a special purpose program in semester system designed to develop socially responsible, scientifically approached / creative, and result oriented Information Technology (IT) professionals. The program intends to equip students with the skills and attributes required to be effective and efficient IT professionals.
Objective of the Program
The mission of this program is to develop socially responsible, scientifically approached and result oriented information technology (IT) professionals. The specific objectives of the program are to:
BIM मा प्रत्येक क्याम्पस/ कलेजले तोकिएको संख्यामा प्रति सेक्सन विद्यार्थी भर्ना गर्दै आएकोमा प्रवेश परीक्षा (CMAT) मा सम्मिलित भई भर्नाका लागि योग्य ठहरिएका विद्यार्थीहरुबाट अनिवार्य रुपमा आवेदन आव्हान गरि प्रति सेक्सन २ (दुई) जना विद्यार्थीहरुलाई क्याम्पस/कलेजले उठाउने कूल रकम (Total Amount) बाट पचास प्रतिशत छात्रवृत्ति उपलब्ध गराउनु पर्ने छ । छात्रवृत्ति कोटामा विद्यार्थी भर्ना देहायको प्राथमिकता क्रमको आधारमा योग्यताक्रम अनुसार छनौट गर्नु पर्नेछ ः–
क) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका र सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।
ख) नेपालको सामुदायिक उच्च मा.वि. बाट दश जोड दुई परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।
ग) नेपालका सामुदायिक मा.वि. बाट प्रवेशिका परीक्षा उत्तिर्ण गरेको ।
The general teaching pedagogy includes class lectures, group discussions, case studies, guest lectures, role play, research work, project work (individual and group), assignments (theoretical and practical), and term papers. The teaching faculty will determine the choice of teaching pedagogy as per the need of the course. The concerned faculty shall develop a detailed course outline and work plan at the beginning of each semester and also recommends the basic text and other reference materials for effective teaching-learning of the course modules.
In the final semester, students shall be attached to organizations where they have to work for a period of eight weeks. Each student shall prepare an individual project report in the prescribed format based on his / her work in the respective organization assigned to him / her. Evaluation of the internship shall be based on the confidential report by the organization, project report and presentation of the report. The report must be submitted by the end of the eighth semester. Students must secure a minimum grade of "C" in the internship. The internship carries a weight equivalent to 6 credit hours.
The BIM program will be executed through the semester system. The regular program shall be completed in eight semesters. The internal (ongoing) evaluation and the external (end of semester) examination shall carry 40 percent and 60 percent weightage respectively. The semester examinations shall be conducted by FOM. The final grade of the student shall be determined on the overall performance in the internal and external examinations.
Students are required to attend regularly all theory and practical classes, assignments, study tour, field trip, seminars and presentations as required by the course. A student is required to attend at least 80 percent of such activities in order to qualify for the semester examination.
The program allows students to transfer the credits earned by them in similar program of other universities recognized by Tribhuvan University. A student who has partially completed the BIM program and would like to discontinue his / her studies shall also be allowed to withdraw from the program. In such cases, a certificate specifying the credit earned by the student in the program shall be provided.
The BIM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BIM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum. • The successful completion of 126 credit hours as prescribed with a minimum of passing grade in all courses with an aggregate CGPA of 2.00. • A minimum of grade ‘C’ obtained in the Industrial Attachment Project. • Completion of courses for the fulfillment of the requirements of the BIM program must occur within seven years from the time of registration.
Eligibility for Admission in Bachelor in Information Management (BIM)
The candidates applying for BIM programs must have:
Complies with all the application procedures.Must have appeared and passed in the entrance test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management, TU. CMAT test includes verbal ability, Quantitative ability, logical reasoning, and General awareness.
Only short listed candidates from the written test will be interviewed and selected for admission.
Written Test: Eligible applicants are required to appear in the entrance test commonly known as Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management. The test will follow the international testing pattern and standards. It includes the areas like:
There shall be altogether one hundred (100) objective questions in the CMAT containing twenty (25) questions in each section with a total weight of 100 marks. Student must secure a minimum of 40% in the CMAT in order to qualify for the interview. Interview Applicants securing above cut off point marks in the CMAT will be short-listed. Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and selected for admission.
Admissions of the students in BIM program of Tribhuvan University will be strictly on the basis of merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of:
Foundation Courses 24 Credit Hours
Business Courses 30 Credit Hours
IT and Computer Courses 60 Credit Hours
Elective Courses 6 Credit Hours
Internship and Summer Project 6 Credit Hours
First Semester 15 Credit Hours
Second Semester 15 Credit Hours
Third Semester 15 Credit Hours
Fourth Semester 15 Credit Hours
Fifth Semester 15 Credit Hours
Sixth Semester 18 Credit Hours
Seventh Semester 18 Credit Hours
Eighth Semester 15 Credit Hours