Bachelor of Technical Education in Information Technology

Bachelor of Technical Education in Information Technology

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The purpose of the Bachelor of Technical Education (B. Tech. Ed.) in Information Technology is to prepare individuals for careers in the private and public sector at the level of instructor, teacher, trainer, or professionals in technical and vocational education subject areas.

B. Tech. Ed in Information Technology program has been divided into eight semesters. The total credit hours of the program are 136.  At the end of each semester, there will be a semester assessment. However, according to Kathmandu University rule, the total duration to complete the Program must not exceed seven years.  
Normally, graduates of the B Tech Ed Program are eligible for master-level studies (equivalent to  Level 7) in technical and vocational education, teacher education, general management,  technology management, educational leadership, TVET management, rural technology, to name but a few. 
 

The following are the aims of the program: 

  1. Demonstrate Level 6 competencies envisaged by the National Vocational Qualification  Framework (NVQF) of Nepal,
  2. Exhibit comprehensive, meaningful, and coherent knowledge and skills in any of the  specific fields in technical-vocational occupational specialization e.g., civil, mechanical,  computer, agriculture, etc,
  3. Apply occupational specialization knowledge and skills in solving problems occurred in  their contexts of work,
  4. Apply vocational pedagogical knowledge and skills in any of the specific fields in technical  and vocational instruction, 
  5. Show scholarly literacy, communication, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, learning  skills needed for advanced learning,
  6. Exemplify a deep and principled understanding of the technical and vocational learning  processes and the role of the instructors in facilitating these processes in the students,
  7. Show a sound understanding of how educational processes relate to larger historical, social,  cultural, and political processes, 
  8. Apply a wide range of teaching process skills including curriculum development, lesson  planning, materials development, assessment, and pedagogical approaches, and
  9. Reflect on the relationship between teaching and learning, content and pedagogy, work and  learning, thereby embracing lifelong learning in their roles as the technical and vocational  instructors

 

Eligibility

The minimum prerequisite for this program is the completion of Level 5 education in relevant vocational specializations. The details are- 

  • Minimum D+ grade in each subject of grade 12 with a CGPA 1.6 or more

OR

  • A minimum score of second division marks in 10+2, PCL, or equivalent in any disciplines

Admission Process

  1. General Educational Knowledge test (oral and written): This is a written objective test to assess the applicant's knowledge in Mathematics, Science, and English corresponding to intermediate/10+2/diploma levels. Those who secure 50% can be eligible for the study.
  2. Oral/Occupational assessment (test): This assessment focuses on the applicant's aptitude, related work experience, career goals, personal presentation skills, and financial support. Those who secure 50% will qualify for the study. 

Curricular Structure

Bachelor of Technical Education (B. Tech Ed) in Information Technology is 136 Credits program. 

  1. Core Courses (18 Credits)
  2. Vocational Pedagogical Courses (20 Credits)
  3. Specialisation in Information Technology (80 Credits)
  4. Internship/Educational Research (18 Credits)

Core Courses (18 Credit Hours = 12 TH + 6 PR)

SN

Courses

Credit 

Hours

Theory

Practical

1.

EDUC 100 The Teaching Profession

3

2

1

2.

ENGT 100 General English

3

2

1

3.

EDUC 200 Educational Psychology

3

2

1

4.

NEPL 200 General Nepali

3

2

1

5.

EDUC 300 Curriculum Development

3

2

1

6.

EDUC 301 Measurement and 

Evaluation

3

2

1

Total

 

18

12

6

EDUC = Education, COME = Communication English, COMN = Communication Nepali

Vocational Pedagogical Courses (20 Credit Hours = 10 Th + 10 Pr) 

Courses

Credit  

Hours

Theory

Practical

1. VPED 100 Principles and methods of  technical instruction (2)

2

1

1

2. VPED 101 Instructional System Design (2)

2

1

1

3. VPED 210 Instructional Skills (I)

2

1

1

4. VPED 220 Instructional Skills (II)

2

1

1

5. VPED 300 Designing Occupational  

Curriculum (2)

2

1

1

6. VPED 301 TVET Ecosystem in Nepal (2)

2

1

1

7. VPED 302 Training Methodology (2)

2

1

1

8. VPED 303 Assessment in TEVT (2)

2

1

1

9. VPED 400 Materials Development in TVET  (2)

2

1

1

10. VPED 401 Enterprise Development (2)

2

1

1

Total

20

10

10

VPED = Vocational Pedagogy 

Information Technology (80 Credit Hours = 48 Th + 32PR)

SN

Name of the Module

Credit Hour

TH

PR

Total

1.

ITEX 100 Information System

2

1

3

2.

ITEX 101 Software Development

2

1

3

3.

ITEX 102 Computer Programming Using C

2

1

3

4.

ITEX 103 Object-Oriented Programming

2

1

3

5.

ITEX 104 Creativity & Innovation

1

1

2

6.

ITEX 105 Professional Issues in IS Practices

2

0

2

7.

ITEX 110 Mathematical Concepts for Computing

2

1

3

8.

ITEX 111 Computer & Network Technology

2

1

3

9.

ITEX 120 Probability & Statistical Modelling

2

1

3

10.

ITEX 121 Computer Networks

2

1

3

11.

ITEX 200 Python Programming

2

1

3

12.

ITEX 201 System Analysis & Design

2

1

3

13.

ITEX 210 Database Systems

2

1

3

14.

ITEX 211 Software Engineering

1

1

3

15.

ITEX 212 Microprocessor & Computer Architecture

2

1

3

16.

ITEX 213 Principles of Internet Technologies & Web  Applications

2

1

3

17.

ITEX 214 IT Project Management

1

1

2

18.

ITEX 215 Cloud Computing

1

1

2

19.

ITEX 216 Research Methods for Computing and  Technology

1

1

2

20.

ITEX 220 Advanced Database Management System

2

1

3

21.

ITEX 300 Management Information System

1

1

2

22.

ITEX 301 System Network Administration

1

1

2

23.

ITEX 320 Web Engineering

2

1

3

24.

ITEX 321 Advanced Software Engineering

1

1

3

25.

ITEX 322 Computer Maintenance & Troubleshooting

1

1

2

26.

ITEX 323 Internet of Things (IoT), Concepts &  Applications

1

1

2

27.

ITEX 324 Artificial Intelligence

1

1

2

28.

ITEX 325 Entrepreneurship

2

1

2

29.

ITEX 326 IT & the Environment

1

1

2

30.

ITEX 340 Professional IT Project-I

1

1

2

31.

ITEX 499 Professioanl IT Project-II

1

2

3

 

Total

48

32

80

ITEX = Information Technology Education Extension Course

 

Internship and Research (18 Credit Hours = 1 Th + 17 Pr)

SN

Courses

Theory

Practical

Total

1

EDUC 421 Educational Research

1

2

3

2

VPED 441 Internship – Teaching/Training

0

6

6

3

VPED 442 Internship – Work-based learning

0

6

6

4

VPED 499 Educational Research Project

0

3

3

 

Total

1

17

18