Kathmandu Engineering College (KEC) is a private college affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU) . The college was founded in 1998 and is the first
ISO: 9001:2008 certified college in Nepal. It is an autonomous college from the perspective of administration, staff and teacher recruitment as well as college development.
KEC’s compound expands over 30 ropanies—comprising of land leased and owned by the college—in Kalimati, Mulpani, Jay Bageshwori and Sukedhara, and boasts all the facilities required to ensure a sound academic environment. The accessibility of the college is among its prominent features as it can be easily reached by public transport. The college also offers
transportation facilities of its own, and provides parking space for both two and four wheelers on campus.
The campus constitutes of organized departments, a fully equipped library, students’ amenities centre, a multipurpose hall, an administrative block and specified labs.
The objective of KEC is to provide quality education in an excellent teaching and learning environment with a specific emphasis on the diversity of technology. The principal aim of our organization includes building a strong faculty improving our facilities and ensuring that the vision with which the founders first established the institution is fulfilled.
We are committed to the following objectives:
- Meeting societal needs is the goal, knowledge is the tool; a learning-centred environment is the force.
- Maintaining a curriculum that emphasizes problem solving skills, laboratory facilities, communication skills, interdisciplinary teamwork and advanced technical skills in the Bachelor level.
- Facilities consistent with the very best Engineering practices.
- Supporting and recognizing innovation, technological advances and excellence in teaching, complete with a focus on rigorous assessment.
- Promoting an environment focused on scholarship and research on the faculty’s part, and fostering interaction among faculty, students and practicing professionals.
- Planning for the future is strategic in nature.
Our aspiration lies in providing quality education at a reasonable price. We bring out the competent and qualified engineer in every student, and meet high-standard industry demands.
The admission procedure consists of an entrance examination conducted by the Institution of Engineering (IOE). To be eligible to appear in the entrance examination the candidates must have a minimum score of 45% in the Intermediate of Science (Physical or Biological group with two hundred marks math papers) / +2 (Physical or Biological group with two hundred marks math papers) OR a diploma in engineering OR an equivalent course recognized by the TU.
For admission in Architecture, students need to appear in an aptitude test conducted by the college in addition to the regular entrance examination. Students who have passed the entrance examination conducted by the IOE are eligible for admission at KEC on a merit basis.
The applicant must provide the following items:
- Mark-Sheets, Character Certificates and Transcript of S.L.C, I.Sc. / 10+2 / I.E/ A Level
- 2 passport size photos of the student and 1 photo each of parents and guardians.
- A copy of his/her Citizenship
- Migration Certificate
- 200 marks Math Certificate for Biological or Physical Group applicant.
- Original Score Card given by IOE, Pulchowk should be submitted at the time of admission.
It is mandatory that the academic certificates that are submitted to the college at the time of admission are attested copies.
Bachelor courses offered:
- Bachelors in Architecture
- Bachelors in Civil Engineering
- Bachelors in Computer Engineering
- Bachelors in Electrical Engineering
- Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Each course is handled by its respective department, and these are: Department of Architecture, Department of Civil Engineering, Department of Electronics & Computer Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering. The college also has two additional departments i.e. the Department of Science & Humanities and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. These support and assist the five major departments.
At KEC we make sure that by the end of your educational journey, you will have gained knowledge, skill as well as high moral and professional ethics. The college is also devoted to conducting research and development projects in order to strengthen the engineering scenario in Nepal, thus making way for technological breakthroughs.
Opportunities at KEC
Kathmandu Engineering College, Wakhok University, Japan, Griffith University (GU), Queensland, Yunnan Radio and Television University, China, Microsoft innovation centre Nepal and Digitronix Nepal have signed an MOU for the mutual benefit of the colleges. The MOU fosters scholarly interaction, cultural exchange, co-operative research and other forms of academic collaboration.
- Monday and Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and on special holidays as per the KEC academic calendar.
Students shall maintain a minimum of 75% attendance to be eligible for the final examination conducted by the IOE.
Disqualification criteria for semester examination conduct by IOE
A student shall be considered for disqualification under following conditions:
- Student fails to maintain his/her attendance of at least 75% throughout the semester.
- Student fails in tests conducted throughout the semester. The recommendation for disqualification has to come from the concerned subject teacher.
Student code of conduct
- Students shall conduct themselves consistently with the Student Code of Conduct while on campus or while participating in college-sponsored events or programs, seminars, field trips, student conferences, club-sponsored events, tutorials and career guidance, regardless of the location. Students shall also conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with the Student Code of Conduct in any matter related to college activity or attendance.
- Students are required to carry the Identity card issued to them by the college upon admission to respective courses at all times within the college premises.
- All students shall work together with other students to achieve goals. They shall coordinate with each other without conflict, to attain education.
- Student shall treat and talk to all staff, students and the local community with respect, and behave in an appropriate and reasonable way.
- Students have to produce original certificates whenever required by the College. Any form of forgery, alteration, or dishonesty such as lying, knowingly furnishing false information, or reporting a false emergency to any college official, faculty or staff member can lead to strong disciplinary action.
- Mark sheets/ Exam Forms/ Admit Cards or any other certificate/document will not be issued without clearance from the Accounts Section.
- No refund of fees will be made upon withdrawal/ cancellation of admission in any circumstance. The security deposit will be refunded only after the successful completion of the course. The security deposit will be seized if a student leaves a course without completing it.
- Student shall switch off mobile phones in learning areas (i.e. classrooms or learning resource centres) and only use mobiles in an appropriate way in student common areas.
The following disciplinary actions may be imposed, individually or in various combinations, on any student found to have violated the Student Code of Conduct.
- Warning: A warning is a written or oral notice to a student that continuation or repetition of a certain conduct may result in further disciplinary action.
- Restitution: Restitution is reimbursement by the student for damage to, loss of, or misappropriation of property. Reimbursement may take the form of compensation for damage.
- Removal: A student may be removed from class or office by an instructor or staff member with the assistance of security personnel, if necessary.
- Suspension: A suspension may consist of (a) a period of time from one or more classes for one class up to ten (10) days of instruction; (b) from one or more classes for the remainder of the college term; and (e) from all classes or activities of the college for one or more terms, or for an indefinite period of time.
- Expulsion: Expulsion is the permanent termination of the student status by the governing board for a very strong cause when other means of correction fail to bring about proper conduct, or when the presence of the student causes a continuing danger to the physical safety of the student in question or of others. A student who is expelled is prohibited from participating in any college activities or programs, and from entering college premises.
The prescribed students’ uniform is as follows:
- White Shirt
- Navy Blue Pants
- Black Shoes
- Tie (prescribed by the college)
- Navy Blue Sweater/ Jacket / Coat
10% of scholarships will be provided according to Tribhuvan University rules. For more detail information, visit college website www.keckist.edu.np or will be published on notice.
Female students are highly encouraged to apply, as an extra 10% reservation is provided for female students besides the merit list.
Besides, 10% of the sponsorship scheme can be provided in each faculty. For this scheme, the applicants must produce legitimate payment guarantee recommendations from any reputed companies, organizations and institutions but that should be followed under the rules and norms of IOE entrance.