Top 5 Engineering Colleges of Nepal


  1. Description


If you like solving technical problems and are good at math and science, then you may consider a career in engineering. In Nepal, engineers are highly in demand due to ongoing development opportunities. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is the field that can be studied to solve problems.

Engineering has many branches, from electrical to computer engineering, biomedical to environmental engineering and agriculture to architecture engineering. After completing the high school education i.e. grade 12 in Science Stream, the students can apply for Undergraduate courses in Nepal. Here, we are enlisting top 5 engineering colleges of Nepal based on the reporter’s Nepal lists:

1. Kathmandu University, School of Engineering

Kathmandu University is non-governmental institution that offers high standards of academic education. It is located in Dhulikhel, in eastern part of Kathmandu. Kathmandu School of engineering has various engineering departments which offers the following programs:

Undergraduate/Bachelor Degree

BE in Civil Engineering

BE in Computer Engineering

BE in Mechanical Engineering

BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power & Control)

BE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Communication)

BE in Geomatics Engineering

BE in Chemical Engineering

B Arch in Architecture


Graduate/Masters Degree

ME in Electrical Power

ME in Communication Engineering

ME in Mechanical Engineering

ME in Planning and Operation of Energy Systems

ME in Computer Engineering

M Tech in IT

ME in Structural Engineering


2.Tribhuvan University: Institute of Engineering (IOE)

Institute of Engineering(IOE) or Pulchowk Engineering Campus is the best engineering colleges of Nepal. It was founded in 1930 as the first technical school of Nepal. It runs professional diplomas, undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. programs and also tertiary level technical programs.

There are 4 constituent campuses of IOE:

Paschimanchal Campus, Pokhara

Purwanchal Campus, Dharan

Thapathali Campus, Thapathali

Pulchowk Campus, Lalitpur


Pulchowk Campus offers Bachelors and Masters programs as following:

Bachelor programs:

BE in Civil Engineering

BE in Architecture

BE in Electrical Engineering

BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering

BE in Mechanical Engineering

BE in Computer Engineering


Masters Degree:

MSc in Architecture

MSc in Structural Engineering

MSc in Environmental Engineering

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

MSc in Geo-technical Engineering

MSc in Electronics and Computer Science


3. Nepal Engineering College

Nepal Engineering College is one of the best engineering colleges in Nepal established in the year 1994. It is privately initiated not-for-profit social organization. The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology formed a management committee to run the college as Community College as of 23rd Mangshir 2076. It is affiliated with Pokhara University and is located in cultural heritage site of Changunarayan, Bhaktapur. 

The college provides undergraduate and graduate courses in following subjects:

Under graduate Program

Bachelors in Architecture(B Arch)

BE in Civil Engineering

BE in Civil and Rural Engineering

BE in Computer Engineering

BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering

Masters Program

MSc in Construction Management

MSc in Natural Resources Management

MSc in Water Resources Management

MSc in Transportation Engineering and Management


4. Kantipur Engineering College

Kantipur Engineering College is located in Dhapasi, Lalitpur. It is a private engineering college affiliated with Tribhuvan University. After IOE, it is also the second oldest engineering college of Nepal. Their subjects are in demand due to the engineer occupation can provide services in various areas such as rebuilding of infrastructure, renewable energy, oil extraction and robotics.

There are 3 departments in the Kantipur Engineering College:

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Computer and Electronics Engineering

Department of Engineering Science and Humanities


5. Advanced College of Engineering and Management

Advanced college of engineering and management is a private engineering college established in 2000 and is located in Kupondole, Lalitpur. It is affiliated to TU and offers bachelors program in following fields:

BE in Electronics, Communication and Information

BE in Civil Engineering

BE in Computer Science

BE in Electrical Engineering