Pre-Diploma in Computer Engineering (Computer Sub-Overseer)

Pre-Diploma in Computer Engineering (Computer Sub-Overseer)

1 year 3 months

Pre-Diploma in Computer Engineering program is designed to produce competent workforce equipped with skills, knowledge and attitudes in the field of computer engineering. Graduates of this program will be capable to provide services in the growing information and communication field and development industries, government institutions, local as well as international non-governmental organisations.

This programme is based on the job required to be performed by the Junior Computer Technicians in computer Designing, Programming, Networking and Communication service sectors. It is related to computer application and communication system installation and maintenance. Therefore, this curriculum is designed to provide knowledge and skills focusing on Computer Engineering related to the occupation. The curricular program consists of one year in house course and six months on the Job Training.

Similarly, the On-the-Job Training (OJT) for 6 months insists on the application of learned skills and knowledge in formal setting as well as the provision of OJT is also included to establish a linkage with employers and provides hands on work experience to students and promotes employability of graduates. Moreover, OJT takes place immediately after completing yearly final examination.  


The aim of the programme is to produce competent human resources in the field of Computer Engineering or ICT Industries who can work in rapid growing Computer Applications, Computer Programming and Designing, Networking as well as can provide service in communication fields. 

After completing this curricular program, the students will be able to:

  • help to uplift the awareness about the ICT
  • work in the fast growing field of ICT industries, government institutions as well as international and non-governmental organisations
  • process the related data
  • work in Computer Programming and Networking
  • develop small programs on graphic design and web development and
  • create self-employment opportunity to reduce the unemployment problems which
  • helps to alleviate the poverty in the country.  

Salient Features

Course Duration:

This course will be completed within 18 months (40 hrs./week X 39 weeks = 1560 hrs.) class plus 6 months (40 hrs./week X 24 weeks = 960 hrs.) on the job training (OJT).

Target group

The target group for this pre SEE intake curricular program is all the interested individuals of the country who have SEE passed.

Target location

The target location of this program will be all over Nepal.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for this training program will be Nepali or English or both.

Pattern of Attendance

The students should have 80% attendance in theory classes and 90% in practical/ performance classes to be eligible for internal assessments and final examinations.

Group size

The group size of this program is not more than 40.


Individuals who meet the following criteria are allowed to enter into this program:

  • SEE pass
  • Students should pass entrance examination administered by CTEVT 

Job Prospects

The graduate will be eligible for the position equivalent to Non-gazetted 2nd class/level 4 (technical) as Junior Computer Technician or as prescribed by the Public Service Commission.

Curricular Structure

This course will be completed within 18 months (40 hrs./week X 39 weeks = 1560 hrs.) class plus 6 months (40 hrs./week X 24 weeks = 960 hrs.) on the job training (OJT). 

Full Curriculum Pre-Diploma in Computer Engineering