Eastern Region Campus (ERC) Dharan

Eastern Region Campus (ERC) or Purwanchal Campus is situated in Dharan of eastern development region of Nepal. This campus is one of the associate engineering campuses of Institute of Engineering under Tribhuvan University. It was established in 1978 under the loan agreement with Asian Development Bank. The loan agreement was around five million US Dollars. The technical assistance was provided by the government of United Kingdom. The campus firstly started trade level courses in Mechanical, Electrical and Civil engineering subjects as specified in the loan and the project agreements. Presently, it is offering diploma courses in Civil and Electrical engineering, and from 2000/2001 academic year bachelor degree courses in Civil and  Agriculture Engineering has also been started.

The summarized form of the courses currently offering by Purwanchal Campus are as follows:

Bachelor Programs

  1. Civil Engineering  —  24 Regular, 72 Paying
  2. Architecture  — 12 Regular, 36 Paying
  3. Electrical Engineering — 12 Regular, 36 Paying
  4. Agriculture Engineering  —  12 Regular, 36 Paying
  5. Mechanical Engineering —   12 Regular, 36 Paying
  6. Computer Engineering —  12 Regular, 36 Paying
  7. Electronics and communication —  12 Regular, 36 Paying

Purwanchal Campus is apart of IOE whose products have come out to be the topper in Asian Institutes in Thailand and Japan and the like. IOE has been listed third among the ten best Asian Institutes by Bangkok based Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).


Website: http://purwanchalcampus.edu.np/


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  1. Rajan Gautam says:

    will I get hostel in ERC if I get the scholarship?

  2. Sunil Rai says:

    Not necessary.Hostel will be provided to those who are from far and rural areas.Hostel is not provided on the basis of scholarship.

  3. Amaresh says:

    What is total intake capacity of erc hoste?

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