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Message from the Principal

Message from the Principal

Dear Students,

It gives us great delight to welcome you to KIST, top college in Nepal.

The College has a perfect teaching-learning environment where our faculty focuses on course content, instills subject knowledge, and develops conceptual understanding. Individualized instruction fosters study and problem-solving skills leading to academic excellence.

We transform our students into confident learners and assured achievers with a passion for professional competence, lifelong learning, and personal growth. Choosing where to study after high school is a major decision. If you wish to do well in life, KIST is a  choice you will treasure!

Our accomplished graduates invariably leave this institution fully prepared for higher studies. KIST alumni normally get top placements,  scholarships, or jobs, and successfully play leading roles in whichever walk of life they choose as dynamic global citizens.

Exciting times are certainly ahead of all of us! And I hope you too decide to be part of the continuing, unstoppable success of this leading institution . . .


Best regards,

Dr. Dambar Singh Air


Life at KIST College

Our Programs

Bachelor of Information Management (BIM)-TU

Bachelor of Information Management (BIM)-TU

Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) blends the two strategic disciplines of information technology and management. The programme offers integrated knowledge and develops technological skills giving students a unique edge in the IT world. It develops the next generation who can apply the opportunities in the digital world to a fast changing business environment and find innovative solutions thereby contributing to society. Graduates are able to interrelate IT & management concepts or tools with managerial skills appropriately to support business analysis and operations.

Key Learning Outcomes

● Attain deep understanding, knowledge & skills about  information systems, information technology, and  management to apply them pragmatically

● Use computers & computational techniques for developing  effective information systems to solve real life problems in  the organizational milieu

● Develop object oriented software design methods, data  management systems, web technology & programming to  meet industrial & commercial needs

● Acquire systems analysis tools & methodologies and  organizational & managerial skills to deploy IT effectively for  business success

● Cultivate critical thinking and a balanced approach to IT &  Management so as to enter the IT business profession with  the knowledge expected

Career Prospects

Today’s business world heavily relies upon  computers and networking for its continued  operation. Consequently, most of the organizations  are completely computerized and plenty of  other organizations are also in the process of  transforming from age old manual systems to  digitalized systems.

Management information systems assist students  to learn how to use computer technology,  management and problem solving strategies to  make, or improve, managerial decisions. BIM  majors get to understand the needs of both  business people using their own systems and  computer science professionals who create such  customized systems.

As a result, graduates readily find prestigious jobs  for handling numerous tasks required to create  and sustain complex financial computer systems  globally. In the context of Nepal, the role of such  professionals is rapidly gaining ground.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-TU

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)-TU

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) provides a fundamental education in business and management principles allowing students to specialize in one of multiple concentration areas, including business economics, administration, finance, human resources, or accounting. The programme enables graduates to explore various real-life opportunities that help them later in managing companies. It also develops sound professionals with entrepreneurship skills who can run business ventures in a contemporary or international context. So, it is a preparation for a lot more than a career in business and has national importance.

Key Learning Outcomes

● Assimilate conceptual knowledge of business, management, and administration to develop managerial capabilities and problem-solving skills

● Gain executive competence and leadership skills to ensure smooth business functioning in varied organizational settings

● Foster the ability of critical thinking to perform better across various areas of specialization in the management field

● Understand multicultural business environments, protocols, ethics, and management practices required within the global context to function effectively

● Synthesize information from functional areas and apply business theory to handle practical decision-making situations and generate outcomes

Career Prospects

BBA best suits graduates who wish to pursue careers in various management and administrative roles in different fields anywhere in the world. Employers are always in need of business graduates for a broad range of vital placements like Operations Managers, Sales Managers, Account Officers, and HR Managers.

Apart from a fundamental education in business and management principles, students can specialize in any concentration area such as business, finance, computer information systems, or accounting. Further, practical management training prepares students to work successfully within organizations.

Students pursue business education and learn skills helping them to assume diverse management and administrative roles. Employers invariably seek qualified and smart business administration graduates for managing their businesses.

Careers by Area

● Banking, Finance & Insurance – Entry-level positions in banks, finance, and insurance companies

● Corporations & Factories – Marketing, finance, operations & human resources managers

● Entrepreneurship – Self-entrepreneurship with the acquired enthusiasm and learning

● Government, NGOs & INGOs – Administrative positions in various capacities in different organizations

● Stock Market – Brokers, investors, or portfolio managers

● Sales & Marketing – Advertisement or sales managers & management trainees

● Hospitality & Tourism – Staff or managers in airlines, hotel, or travel agencies

● Human Resources – Jobs related to hiring, placements, and performance evaluation & appraisals

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)-TU

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS)-TU

Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) incorporates management  concepts & reality-based skills integrating them with the  latest changes in the business environment. The programme  concentrates on specialized areas such as accounting,  finance, human resource management, or marketing. It  also builds a foundation in allied areas such as language,  economics, statistics, and law that help students to  understand management practices & market needs. Because  of the entrepreneurial skills & functional expertise nurtured,  graduates eventually become effective agents of change in  society.

Key Learning Outcomes

● Get conceptual knowledge and nurture adaptive business and  generic skills to meet the needs of a fast-changing globalized  market

● Acquire essential knowledge and skills or attitudes in relation  to business, industry, and governance so as to promote  professionalism

● Gain insight and understanding of business & administration to  develop a general perspective for holistic management

● Develop required attitudes, abilities and practical skills vital  for becoming competent, responsible business managers

● Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in order to produce  effective agents of change in Nepalese society and generate  employment

Career Prospects

The BBS develops students into competent  managers for any sector of organized activity.  The programme is based on the principles that  graduates will spend a major portion of their  life in a constantly changing environment.  Therefore the student should have an  opportunity to obtain a broad knowledge of the  concepts and reality-based skills underlying the  operation and management of organizations.

A popular degree, the BBS is considered as a  course with good job prospects. The degree  strengthens students’ fundamentals for higher  studies and provides the knowledge to work in  the commerce field and also in areas related to  corporate affairs such as PR, HR, or marketing.

Importantly, the degree offers opportunities for  specialization and encourages entrepreneurial  development. There are chances for diverse  careers.

Careers by Area

● Banking & Insurance – Entry-level positions in banks, finance, and insurance companies

● Manufacturing & Service Industries – Marketing, finance, operations & human resources managers

● Entrepreneurship – Self-entrepreneurship with the acquired enthusiasm and learning

● Government, NGOs & INGOs – Administrative positions in various capacities in different organizations

● Stock Market – Brokers, investors, or portfolio managers

● Sales & Marketing – Advertisement or sales managers & management trainees

● Accounting – Finance managers, accountants & auditors

● Human Resources – Jobs related to hiring, placements, and performance evaluation & appraisals Course Structure

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)offers a whole new dimension in the development of Information Systems and the interactions between people and systems. The programme aims to train students to become fully fledged professionals in the field of information technology. It focuses on deep understanding and skill building in software, hardware, networking, data structures, and computer architecture. Graduates become internationally acceptable professionals because of the strength and expertise they gain in information technology, the fastest growing sector of the modern economy.

Key Learning Outcomes

● Analyze, design and develop software or computer systems and design secure networks & monitor them to handle data and information worldwide

● Design and develop web, desktop or mobile based systems, build up websites, and create software applications to satisfy customer needs

● Gain specialization in configuration, integration, development, and testing of systems and networks to meet industrial needs

● Resolve system related issues and troubleshoot communication and networking problems to ensure smooth operation

● Acquire skills and expertise in intelligent information retrieval systems to benefit decision making bodies in an organization


Career Prospects

BIT instills highly sought after skills in computer programming, database development, networking, website development, systems modeling and computer security. These are vital skills for gaining entry into organizations which demand confident and technically equipped computing graduates.

Graduates, focusing on specialist areas of their choice including web technology, network and communications, database or software development, will have many job opportunities in real world projects in the thriving world of IT. Further, with the added knowledge of multiple subjects in IT that this academic qualification provides, students earning this degree can have rewarding careers.

The demand for IT professionals is continually on the rise every sector with many new jobs being created every year. So well qualified graduates can find openings in Nepal or abroad easily or even can start their own ventures.

Careers by Area

● Information System Management : Information and system managers in various private and governmental organizations in Nepal

● Software Engineering :  Software engineers capable of making ultra modern CASE tools for monitoring and implementing different aspects of software development

● Networking : Network managers for deploying and maintaining large secure networks

Artificial Intelligence : Specialists of complex intelligent algorithms used in computer based systems

● Software Development :  Software engineers for overseeing overall software production processes using high end development technology

● Web and Internet Programming  : Web developers for developing intelligent software systems using PHP, JAVA, and

Network and Cyber Security  : Network administrators looking after the overall security of the networks of private or public organizations, banks, NGOs or INGOs


● Database Designing :  Database designers for implementing database solutions for assorted organizations

Bachelor of Science (BSc): Microbiology - TU

Bachelor of Science (BSc): Microbiology - TU

B Sc Microbiology is an inter-disciplinary 4-year course that studies  microbes thoroughly to promote life sciences and benefit all living things, and as a subject has wide SciTech, environmental, or health related  applications. The course empowers graduates to work as environmental microbiologists, in the health care feld, or in the food production, agriculture and industry sectors. Graduates acquire specialized analytical  knowledge to meet the demands of the contemporary market and learn  how to bridge the gap between industrial needs and the education with which they have been equipped. They develop the competence  to work anywhere in different institutions including those relating to  education and research.

Key Learning Outcomes

● Understand the interesting world of microbiology through excellent  education and research to explore the field

● Assimilate conceptual knowledge of microorganisms and their role in different related fields to combat diseases

● Gain theoretical and applied knowledge of microbiology in cross- disciplinary fields to become professionally capable

● Obtain specialized know-how about selected areas of microbiology to  tackle real-world problems

● Explore various microbiological techniques to analyze better for  effective solutions and remedies

 Career Prospects

Microbiology is a pure science and rapidly developing as an inter-disciplinary subject that occupies a distinct position in various career fields whether in the public or private sector

The need for qualified microbiologists has been growing fast, especially for basic research and practical applications. Academic, scientific, technological, industrial, environmental, research & development, and service organizations perpetually look for dedicated professionals.

Several career paths, including entrepreneurship, exist for individuals interested in studying microbes, or using microbiological techniques in their daily job activities. At KCST, scholars imbibe deep know-how since this is the leading private institution for the advancement of Microbiology in the country and thus become eligible for fine jobs.

Careers by Area

Microbiologists, depending on their level of education and training, can choose their careers, or even create opportunities,  for themselves according to their interests within the country  and abroad. Career opportunities include:

● Hospitals & Medical Laboratories – Medical & Clinical Microbiologists, Bacteriologists, Mycologists, Protozoologists,  Immunologists, Parasitologists, and Virologists

● Pharmaceutical Companies – Pharmacologists, Quality Control Offcers, Medical Representatives, and Marketing Managers

● Governmental & Public Sector – General Microbiologists,  Public Health Microbiologists

● NGOs & INGOs – Project Coordinator, Environmental & Healthcare Microbiologists

● Teaching, Research & Development – Teachers, Instructors, and Research & Development Scientists

● Agriculture & Manufacturing – Agricultural & Industrial  Microbiologists and Operations Managers

● Food & Beverage and Chemical Industries – Quality Assurance  Offcers and Food Microbiologists

● Self Employment – Microbiology Laboratory Entrepreneurs, and Consultants

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