National Programs >> BE-Computer and BIT


The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) field of study aims to meet the growing international demand of specialist in the application of computer Science, Networking telecommunications, and software Engineering. The program emphasizes on interdisciplinary curriculum. It provides students the necessary foundations and skills for a career in today’s fast-paced computing/IT/ telecom industry. This program focuses on better academic prospects through international vision coupled with local context, which will contribute very positively to human resource development and, through this, to the progress and development of the country.

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT): The BIT is a four- year program which comprises of 139 credit hours in eight semesters. This course provides considerable breadth and depth in computer science, communication technology as well as mathematics, business management, accounting and humanities. The program has a very strong practical focus. In addition, training on new emerging technologies relevant to the market needs are also given to students as non-credit courses

Bachelor of Computer Engineering: Bachelor of Computer Engineering (BE – Computer) is a four-year program comprising 142 credit hours which integrates the study of computer science and electronic engineering. The BE–Computer program focuses in the hardware, software and theory towards the analysis, design and applications of computers and information techniques besides basic science, mathematics, economics and sociology.

Aims of the ICT Programs

- The programs aim at producing graduates who can work in professions associated with analysis, design, implementation, integration, maintenance (proactive and reactive) and management system involving applications of Information Technology.

- It integrates a substantial and definitive perspective on various functional areas of management with the aim of producing professionals who can not only manage systems but also look after overall management.

- It combines substantial scientific and technical depth, with coverage of human, social and organizational factors impinging on the application of IT in order to equip graduates for employment as consultants in the field.

- Practical work, i.e. developing analytical, critical and inter-personal skills produces graduates competent enough to communicate and handle the changing needs of a constantly evolving and expanding industry. Information technology embraces the use of computers, telecommunications and office system technologies, for the collection, processing storage, packaging and dissemination of information.