IOE MSc Entrance Exam Details

Institute of Engineering (IOE) initiated (Post Graduate) Master Programs in constituent engineering colleges from 1996. Urban Planning, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Water Resources Engineering were introduced in Central Campus, Pulchowk which later started M. Sc. courses in Renewable Energy Engineering, Geo-technical Engineering, Information and Communication and Power System Engineering effective from December, 2001. Norwegian Government, has started M.Sc. Courses in Sustainable Water Sanitation and Health Development from 2007 and Technology and Innovation Management from 2010. This campus has also started master program in Transportation Engineering and Disaster Risk Management from the academic year 2011/12. IOE has also started regular Ph D admission from academic session 2010/11 in all departments. A new Master’s program in Earthquake Engineering was started at Thapathali Engineering Campus in 2071 BS.

Availability of application form for M.Sc programs

Applicants willing to appear in the entrance examination to be held by IOE for the enrollment into MSc levels of its constituent campuses are notified to fill the online application form through the entrance exam website.

IOE M.Sc Entrance Syllabus

Entrance examination of 2 hours duration consisting of two sections:

  • Section- A: It common to all streams, consisting of 45 questions of 50 marks.
  • Section-B: This section consists of stream specialized course with 50 nos. of questions of 1 mark each. Each question will be of objective type with multiple choice answers.

The syllabus for Masters Degree entrance of IOE can be accessed from IOE M.Sc. Entrance Syllabus page. There will be no negative marking for wrong answer.

Time and Date for Online Application

Online form submission date generally starts from first week of Kartik i.e. last week of October for each academic year.

Exam Date

Following the past trends, the Entrance Examination for Masters level is held at the first week of November i.e. last week of Kartik.  In 2015 the Entrance Examination was scheduled from 22 to 24 Kartik 2072 (November 8-10, 2015) at ICTC, IOE, Pulchowk.

Intake Capacities in Master Programs

There are a total of 412 seats for various 21 streams in 3 constituent engineering campuses in Kathmandu (Pulchowk Campus and Thapathali Campus) and Pokhara (Western Region Campus – WRC).

Read: Intake Capacities, Eligibility Requirements for Masters Programs for IOE Pulchowk Campus, Thapathali Campus and Paschimanchal Campus

IOE M.Sc Entrance Exam Result

It takes 1 or 2 days for publication of result from the day of entrance exam.

Entry Requirement, Application and Admission Procedure

Admission Notice for the successful candidates shall be published by the Admission Committees of Constituent Campuses of IOE. The Academic session starts from last week of November.

Read: Intake Capacities, Eligibility Requirements for Masters Programs of IOE for Pulchowk Campus, Thapathali Campus and WRC

Academic Programs available in Institute of Engineering (IOE)

Planning and Architecture (PA), Civil and Agriculture Engineering (CA), Electrical Engineering (EE), Electronics and Computer Engineering (EC), Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MI), Applied Science (AS) and Disaster and Planning (DP).

Fees arrangement for Masters program

Candidates applying for admission at Mechanical Department have to appear in separate aptitude tests conducted by the respective campus. Final selection will be made on the basis of 70% weightage of entrance score and 30% weightage of aptitude test score. Fee Structure is as follows:

IOE Masters Program Fee Structure

The candidates under sponsored category have to pay the fee for full course duration (two years) at the time of admission. Also payment of fees by the candidate under sponsored category shall be received only by cheque of the sponsoring agency. The cash transaction shall not be entertained.
In case, the admitted student needs to cancel his/her admission following rules are applicable in
reimbursement of fees:

  1. 10% deduction from tuition fees prior to the start of class.
  2. 20% deduction from tuition fees till 7 th day after the start of class.
  3. No repayment of tuition fees and non refundable deposits following the 7 th day from the
    commencement of the class.

Duration of the Course and Barrier

The normal duration of the course for the fulfillment of the degree is two academic years. The maximum period within which a student is allowed to complete the course is four academic years.
Only students able to secure minimum 50% of the total credit of any semester will be allowed to admit to the next semester. Unsuccessful students have to repeat the courses in which they failed and should pay course registration fee for those courses. (Rs 2000 per credit)

Internal Evaluation

Internal evaluation is carried out by two internal assessments and assignment.

Elective Registration

Students should register themselves in the elective courses offered by the programs in that semester before the beginning of the class. For the open electives students of each program should apply to their respective program coordinator and he/she will precede it to the related program/department. Elective registration should be finalized by the program coordinator within first week from the beginning of the semester. Minimum number of students for each elective course should not be less than 6.

Thesis Registration

  • Students should pass all the core courses before registering to the thesis but have to pass all the courses including elective courses before its defense.
  • Students should submit thesis proposals to the respective Program Coordinator. They can
    consult available faculties for the preparation of thesis proposal. Different activities associated with
    thesis (Supervisor appointment, Proposal Defense, Midterm Defense, Final Defense) will be
    carried out by the Program supervisory committee.
  • Minimum gap between the midterm thesis defense and the final thesis defense should not be less
    than 4 weeks.
  • Any student failing to defense within the regular 4th semester should take admission for the next
    semester and should defend as per Academic Calendar of IOE. He/She may apply for the
    extension for the maximum of one semester with the approval of supervisor without getting
  • Note: It is the responsibility of the students to manage the resources for their thesis work.
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  1. shuva joshi says:

    what is the exact time of class? I mean Is it a morning,evening or day?

  2. Ram prasad says:

    I want to know about entrance exam for m sc

    • Nayan says:

      Look MSC Booklet 2072. Booklet 2073 is not published. I think It will be published next month i.e MAGH because MSC entrance is in FALGUN.

  3. Dilli Prasad Sapkoat says:

    what is the last date of form submission ?

  4. Roshan says:

    All MSc courses run in evening?

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