B.Sc. Computer Science and Information Technology (B.SC. CSIT) - Tribhuvan University


Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc. CSIT) is a four year course affiliated to Tribhuvan University designed to provide the student with all sorts of knowledge in the field of Information Technology and Computing. Currently 53 Colleges offers B.Sc CSIT program in Nepal.

BSc CSIT program involves, in addition to conventional lectures, a great deal of practical and project works. The program develops the underlying principles of both Computer Science and Information Technology and shows how these principles can be applied to real world problems. This program develops the skills that are essential for both computer professionals and IT specialists.

The design and implementation of B.Sc. CSIT course offers new challenges when compared to the traditional computing environment. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication / networking environment, equip specialized science graduates to focus on professional careers in Information Technology. The B.Sc. CSIT program provides the students with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable students to effectively participate in solving the complex problem of the IT industry.

Mission of the B.Sc. CSIT course:

The mission of the B.Sc. CSIT course is to prepare the students to pursue career advancement in the field of information technology. At the completion of this degree, a student will be able to design the real world e-media products or create technical solutions to hardware and software problems, depending on the chosen area of specialization and electives.

However, the main aim of the B.Sc. CSIT program can be enlisted as:

  • To offer intensive knowledge in the theory, design, programming and application of computers.
  • Providing an in-depth understanding of and experience with computer systems.
  • Developing creative and analytical skills that provides a basis for technological problem-solving.
  • Equipping students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professionals to handle multi-tasking situations and to assess and develop computer based solutions.
  • Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT.
  • Knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sectors.
  • To equip students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professional to handle multi-tasking and multi programming situations and to assess and develop computer based solutions.
  • To provide necessary knowledge in the field of functional knowledge of hardware system and the and necessary knowledge of computer software system.
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Admission criteria

A student eligible to study the B.Sc. CSIT course should collect and submit the admission form from any of the B.Sc. CSIT colleges. The admission form generally opens during Shrawan / Bhadra every year.

Entrance Examination:

  1. Tribhuvan University, Institute of Science and Technology, Dean office conducts the entrance examination.
  2. The Entrance Examination will be of 100 Full Marks including the subjects of Intermediate/10+2 level or equivalent incorporating English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects and the pass marks is 35.
  3. All the Questions of Entrance Examination will be Objective Type (MCQs).
  4. The Examination Time Duration will be of 2 hours.

Admission Guidelines:

  1. The Admission Form and Entrance Model Questions can be received from any of the B.Sc. CSIT colleges.
  2. Students do not need to fill up the TU Admission Form in more than one college. Form filled from one college will be valid for all colleges/campuses.
  3. Students of Grade 12 Supplementary Exam can also fill up the TU Admission Form but such students should present the Academic Transcript of Passing 10+2/Intermediate level before publication of entrance result, otherwise the entrance examination result of such students will not be published.

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Salient features

  • In addition to conventional lectures, a great deal of practical and project works.
  • Develops the underlying principles of both Computer Science and Information Technology and shows how these principles can be applied to solve real world problems.
  • Builds up the skills that are essential for both computer professionals and researchers including IT managers, Systems Analysts, Network Administrator, Computer Programmers, Database Administrator, Web Developers, etc.
  • Semester based program affiliated to Tribhuvan University.

Eligibility

The candidate applying for B.Sc. CSIT program:

  1. Should have successfully completed a twelve year of schooling in the science stream or equivalent from any university, board or institution recognized by TU.
  2. Should have secured a minimum of second division in their +2 or equivalent.
  3. Should have successfully passed the entrance examination conducted by TU securing at least 35% marks.
  4. Compiled with all the application procedures.

(Note: Both Biology and Mathematics group of students of +2 level are eligible to apply for the course)



Job prospectus

The B.Sc. CSIT graduates have a prosperous career opportunity at different government, non-government, private and public organizations, like software companies, telecommunications, computer networking companies etc. especially as a:

  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Manager/Officer
  • Cryptographer
  • Ergonomics Program Designer
  • System Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Document Specialist
  • Information System Auditor
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Information System Manager
  • Database Operator

Curricular structure

The B.Sc. CSIT curriculum is designed by closely following the course practiced in accredited international universities and institutions, subject to the condition that the intake students are mostly from twelve year of schooling in the science stream or equivalent from any university recognized by Tribhuvan University. In addition to the core computer science course and elective courses, the program offers service course to meet the need of high technology applications. The foundation and allied courses are designed to meet the need of undergraduate academic program requirements, and the service course are designed to meet the need of market demand and fast changing computer technology and application. Students enrolled in the four year B.Sc. CSIT program are required to take course in design and implementations of computer software systems, information technology and foundation of the theoretical model of computer science and functional background of computer hardware. All students are required to complete 126 credit hours of computer science and allied courses.

B.Sc. CSIT program comprises of the following courses:

Semester I

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC109

Introduction to Information Technology

3

100

CSC110

C Programming

3

100

CSC111

Digital Logic

3

100

MTH112

Mathematics I

3

100

PHY113

Physics

3

100

Total

15

500

Semester II

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

 Full Marks

 CSC160

 Discrete Structure

3

 100

CSC161

Object Oriented Programming

3

100

CSC162

Microprocessor

3

100

MTH163

Mathematics II

3

100

 STA164

Statistics I

3

100

Total

15

500

Semester III

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC206

Data Structure and Algorithms

3

100

CSC207

Numerical Method

3

100

CSC208

Computer Architecture

3

100

CSC209

Computer Graphics

3

100

STA210

Statistics II

3

100

Total

15

500

 Semester IV

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC257

Theory of Computation

3

100

CSC258

Computer Networks

3

100

CSC259

Operating Systems

3

100

CSC260

Database Management System

3

100

CSC261

Artificial Intelligence

3

100

Total

15

500

Semester V

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC314

Design and Analysis of Algorithms

3

100

CSC315

System Analysis and Design

3

100

CSC316

Cryptography

3

100

CSC317

Simulation and Modeling

3

100

CSC318

Web Technology

3

100

Elective I

3

100

Total

18

600

List of Electives:

1. Multimedia Computing (CSC319)

2. Wireless Networking (CSC320)

3. Image Processing (CSC321)

4. Knowledge Management (CSC322)

5. Society and Ethics in Information Technology (CSC323)

6. Microprocessor Based Design (CSC324)

Semester VI

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC364

Software Engineering

3

100

CSC365

Complier Design and Construction

3

100

CSC366

E-Governance

3

100

CSC367

NET Centric Computing

3

100

CSC368

Technical Writing

3

100

Elective II

3

100

Total

18

600

List of Electives:

1. Applied Logic (CSC369)

2. E-commerce (CSC370)

3. Automation and Robotics (CSC371)

4. Neural Networks (CSC372)

5. Computer Hardware Design (CSC373)

6. Cognitive Science (CSC374)

Semester VII

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC409

Advanced Java Programming

3

100

CSC410

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

3

100

MGT411

Principles of Management

3

100

CSC412

Project Work

3

100

Elective III

3

100

Total

15

500

List of Electives:

 1. Information Retrieval (CSC413)

2. Database Administration (CSC414)

3. Software Project Management (CSC415)

4. Network Security (CSC416)

5. Digital System Design (CSC417)

6. International Marketing (MGT418)

Semester VIII

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Full Marks

CSC461

Advanced Database

3

100

CSC462

Internship

6

200

Elective IV

3

100

Elective V

3

100

Total

15

500

List of Electives:

1. Advanced Networking with IPV6 (CSC463)

2. Distributed Networking (CSC464)

3. Game Technology (CSC465)

4. Distributed and Object Oriented Database (CSC466)

5. Introduction to Cloud Computing (CSC467)

6. Geographical Information System (CSC468)

7. Decision Support System and Expert System (CSC469)

8. Mobile Application Development (CSC470)

9. Real Time Systems (CSC471)

10. Network and System Administration (CSC472)

11. Embedded Systems Programming (CSC473)

12. International Business Management (MGT474)

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