IOE Entrance Exam
For admission in various Engineering Colleges affiliated to Institute of Engineering(IOE) under Tribhuvan University(TU), the Entrance Exam department conducts entrance exam for admission in various streams of engineering for Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering(BE) and Masters level(Msc) in Pulchowk Engineering College generally at the month of August and November respectively. The selection exam is taken few months after the Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) final exam of grade 12 but before the publication of science result. One who has passed in the entrance exam will be eligible for admission in IOE constituent and affiliated Engineering Colleges in Nepal.
IOE BE, B.Arch Entrance Syllabus 2078/079(2021)
Exam Location and Cost
The examination center for the entrance exam will be conducted in ICTC building Pulchowk, Kathmandu. Please contact Entrance Exam Board at ICTC Pulchowk for foreign nationals.
Registration charge: NRs. 2,000
Publication of IOE Entrance Result
The result of entrance exam is published within 3-4 days of completion of the computer based test of all applicants. No aptitude test will be take for this year 2078/079.
Requirement for Entrance Exam Form Submission
TO BE UPDATED
Date of Entrance Exam
Following the trend till now, the entrance exam for Bachelor’s degree in engineering and architecture is held at the second week of Bhadra every year at different timing based on the entrance exam roll(symbol) number provided by IOE Entrance Exam Department at Chakupat, Lalitpur.
For Foreign/International Students
Students from foreign nations (SAARC or abroad) can get admission in BE, B.Arch courses but they also have to appear same entrance exam as general candidate. One twelfths of total full fee seats in IOE constituent campuses are reserved for foreign nationals.
Entrance exam for foreign students will be as follows:
|1.Foreign nationals graduated from Nepalese campuses and higher secondary schools||Should appear entrance exam in a similar way as Nepali students.|
|2. Foreign students from SAARC countries||Should appear entrance exam specified by Entrance Examination Board.|
|3.Foreign students other than from SAARC countries||Can be enrolled as per the permission granted by Entrance Examination Board.|
Type of Exams
The entrance exam of Institute of Engineering(IOE) has Computer Based Test (CBT) where the candidate should obtain Threshold Marks to get admission in various engineering college including Pulchowk Campus. The total marks of the IOE Entrance exam is 140 and it is held for 2(?) hours. Further details of marking scheme of each stream is on IOE Entrance Syllabus page.
What After Result?
Get Score Card
The marks and ranking obtained by the entrance exam candidate is provided via score card which can be obtained by logging on the entrance exam website with details of students. The color print of score card should be presented to the college at the time of admission.
Admission in Pulchowk Campus, WRC, ERC and Thapathali Engineering Campus
Most of the successful candidates prefer to get admission in Pulchowk Campus which has seat capacity of about 432(228 – regular & 204 – full-fee) for different faculties. Other remaining colleges: Purbanchal Engineering Campus also called as Eastern Regional College(ERC) Dharan, Paschimanchal Campus also called as Western Regional College (WRC) Pokhara and Thapathali Campus also offer the same criteria for admission as in the central campus, Pulchowk. One who is interested to get admission should apply for selected course. The admission is done in two types of seat: general and paid. Though it won’t cost much more under paid scheme as in other private engineering colleges, one has to pay the semester fee. After applying for admission, the constituent colleges publishes the list of selected applicants and further admission procedure starts.
Admission in Other Private Engineering Colleges
There are a total of 10 private engineering colleges, all in Kathmandu valley which are affiliated to Tribhuvan University and has included Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and Architecture courses by Institute of Engineering(IOE), the engineering wing of TU.
The colleges invites for application(online or offline) for BE admission after the publication of IOE Entrance Result. Interested candidate can apply paying nominal fee. Here, the selection is not common for all of the colleges. Some state the minimum marks to be obtained in the IOE Entrance Result whereas some take admission on first come – first serve basis too.
Here is the list of the engineering colleges operated in private investments:
- Kantipur Engineering College
- Kathmandu Engineering College
- Himalaya College of Engineering
- Advance College of Engineering and Management
- National College of Engineering
- Kathford International college of Engineering and Management
- Janakpur Engineering College
- Khwopa Engineering College
- Lalitpur Engineeering College
- Sagarmatha Engineering College
|Constituent Campuses||Affiliated Colleges|
|Pulchowk Campus,Pulchowk||Kantipur Engineering College||National College of Engineering|
|Thapathali Campus,Thapathali||Kathmandu Engineering College||Kathford International College of Engineering and Management|
|Purwanchal Campus, Dharan||Himalaya Engineering College||Janakpur Engineering College|
|Paschimanchal Campus, Pokhara||Advanced College of Engineering and Management||Khwopa College of Engineering|
|Chitwan Engineering Campus, Rampur, Chitwan (Proposed)||Sagarmatha Engineering College||Lalitpur Engineering College|
Starting of Class of BE, B.Arch
As per the routine of IOE, the class of all the new batch of students including the new semester of remaining years starts generally from the second week of Mangsir.
TO BE UPDATED FOR 2077/078
The result of entrance exam 2077/078(2020) will be available on IOE Result page.
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