Engineering Course Details and Information for Students

Engineering in Nepal:  This is the most common answer you will get if you ask a science student of +2 in Nepal what s/he wants to study after completing their intermediate level.

Engineering is gaining more popularity with the increase in colleges and institutions that teach Engineering in Nepal and their effort to attract more students.

Engineering Course Details

Scope of Engineering in Nepal

The scope of Engineering in Nepal is also increasing with the increase in developmental activities, although it is at a slow rate. The most popular engineering fields in Nepal are:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Electronic Engineering
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Biomedical Engineering
  7. Architecture Engineering

There are many other courses in Engineering that are now popular in Nepal. Some of them are:

  1. Biotech Engineering
  2. Aeronautical Engineering
  3. Geomatics Engineering
  4. Geological Engineering
  5. Environmental Engineering
  6. Automobile Engineering
  7. Agricultural Engineering

Engineering college in Kathmandu:

Engineering is a dynamic field with lots of specializations. Engineering holds a bright and exciting future in Nepal as well as abroad. One can make his/her career in governmental projects, private or public sector industries, construction companies and many other fields.

On the surface, it may seem that there is a lack of opportunities here in Nepal. But due to the increasing growth in development projects and industrialization, Nepal offers a brought career prospects for engineers.

There are many colleges in Nepal with affiliation to Tribhuwan University (TU), Kathmandu University(KU), Pokhara University (PU), Purbanchal University, and CTEVT(for diploma courses).

Almost all the Engineering colleges in Nepal are concentrated in Kathmandu. Other than the valley, few engineering colleges in Nepal are located in other cities.

Pokhara, Butwal, Dharan, Biratnagar, and Nepaljung are the few cities outside the valley which has Engineering colleges.

Currently, Engineering is only taught in English in all the Engineering colleges of Nepal. There is no provision to study Engineering in Nepali Language and it does not seem that this will happen soon in the near future as well.

So, students wishing to study Engineering in Nepal must be prepared for this and have a good understanding of the English language.

Civil Engineering in Nepal:

Civil engineering is the most popular and oldest discipline of engineering in Nepal and outside Nepal too. There are a wide variety of scopes that civil engineers deal with.

The most common infrastructures of civilizations like building a home or bridge, and designing a road line involve civil engineering.

Most of the engineering colleges in Kathmandu, as well as other cities in Nepal, have a maximum number of seats for Civil Engineering.

Electrical Engineering in Nepal:

An electrical engineer is a person who is behind the design, development and innovation of new electrical equipment by using his/her engineering skills in the research, design, testing and development.

Electrical engineers work on various projects ranging from small-scale pocket devices to huge projects like satellites and robotics. Some of the most popular sub-disciplines of Electrical engineering are:

  • Electronic engineering
  • Telecommunication engineering
  • Power engineering (deals with electricity)
  • Signal processing engineering
  • Control engineering

An electrical engineer is a specialized type of engineer who deals with electronics, electromagnetism and electric energy.

Architect (B. Arch) in Nepal:

Architecture engineering primarily deals with the task of building. It involves creating maps or structural diagrams of buildings and artificial physical structures and integrating the various techniques and systems available in today’s advanced technology.

An architect takes into account the safety, economical viability, and environmental and future aspects of any building project and makes the project sustainable and efficient.

As Architecture engineering is a sub-discipline of engineering, candidates must be sound in mathematics, physics, and computers. Also, they must possess a talent in creative design and arts as architecture is a blend of engineering and arts.

Mechanical engineering in Nepal:

Mechanical engineering is also the broadest and most popular discipline of engineering like civil engineering in Nepal and outside Nepal.

In general, it can be said that mechanical engineering is involved in the study of movable objects. Mechanical engineering is the branch of engineering that applies the principles of physics, mathematics and material science for the innovation of mechanical systems.

The vast field of study in mechanical engineering allows students/engineers to get their hands on one of the various career options.

Most Mechanical engineering programs also require thorough knowledge and skills in research techniques and project management techniques.

Computer Engineering in Nepal:

Computer engineers are responsible for the technical advancement of the world. It is due to the research, hard work and study of computer engineers that we are able to use the computer-related technologies which are making our lives easy.

Computer Engineers embed computer systems in other machines and systems to make them more capable and efficient. They are concerned with analyzing and solving or mitigating computer-related problems.

The main technical areas of computer engineering are:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Networking
  • Embedding systems
  • Design automation
  • Software development and analysis
  • Hardware development

Statistics show that computer engineer graduates get the highest starting salary among engineers of various disciplines.

Computer engineers have options to work in the software or hardware or networking field or blend all of them. Computer engineers have high pay in Nepal too.

Ashok Nath
Ashok Nath
Ashok Nath is a content creator in He likes to write tips and tutorials on different kinds of difficulties that people face day to day life.

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