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Top Best Architecture Engineering Colleges in Nepal

Written by Roshan Bhattarai · 7 min read >

Architectural Engineering is one of the popular careers in Nepal. Many students after finishing +2 choose Bachelor in Architecture Engineering (B. Arch) as their degree in Nepal. So, if you are also planning to join the B. Arch and looking for the best college in Nepal then look no further. This article will help you to select the top best Architecture Engineering Colleges in Nepal.

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Bachelor in Architecture Engineering covers subjects such as building sciences, architectural drawing and graphics, design studio, and others. The demand for Architecture engineers is increasing all over the world.

A bachelor’s degree in architecture (B. Arch) takes five years or ten semesters to complete. There are 62 basic and elective courses in B. Arch engineering. After earning a B. Arch, one can engage in construction, public works, interior design, urban planning, and other fields. We’ve compiled a list of Nepal’s greatest architecture engineering institutions below.

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Here is the List of Top Best Architecture Engineering Colleges in Nepal

Different Universities in Nepal run B. Arch Program in Nepal. In Nepal, We can find colleges affiliated with Tribhuvan University, Pokhara University, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu University, and others. So now without delay, let us move on to the list that has the best ones.

Nepal Engineering College (NEC)

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Nepal Engineering College (NEC) was established in 1994. It is a not-for-profit social, academic institute. NEC has initiated with limited physical and instructional resources, is a reputed college in the country with its learning resources comparable to any institution.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationPokhara University
EligibilityHigher Secondary (10+2) with Science (Physical & Bio-group) obtaining minimum C Grade in each subject or Diploma in Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution securing at least second division marks with mathematics (100 marks or 3 credit hours) as one of the subjects.
The students seeking admission to B.E. (Civil) for Diploma Holders program must have completed certificate (Diploma) level course in any Engineering or Architecture from a recognized institution securing at least second division marks.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the college
Seats48
LocationChangunarayan, Bhaktapur, Nepal
Contact+(977)01-5221006 
Emailinfo@nec.edu.np
Websitewww.nec.edu.np

Pulchowk Campus

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Institute of Engineering (Pulchowk Campus) is one of the most demanded Architecture Engineering colleges in Nepal. There are five constituent campuses and ten private colleges that make up the Institute of Engineering.

This campus was founded as one of the component campuses of the Institute of Engineering in 1972 (2029 B.S). In ten semesters of architecture engineering courses, students will learn to plan, design, and construct buildings or any other structures. Experienced and trained instructors are involved in the program.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
Eligibility+2 with minimum C Grade or 45%
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the Institute of Engineering
SeatsRegular Students=24 Full Fee Students=24
LocationPulchowk. Lalitpur
Contact+977-1-5543079
Emailece@ioe.edu.np
Websitewww.pcampus.edu.np

Acme Engineering College

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Now taking another entry for our list is ACME engineering college. It was established in 2000 A.D. It is the first engineering college under this university affiliation.

With its quality education service, it has become one of the leading engineering education centers in Nepal. ACME has a great infrastructure, a marvelous team of teachers, the provision of a good platform, and guidance to achieve the best height and success in the future is provided by this college in Architecture engineering and another program too.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationPurbanchal University
EligibilitySecured at least a C grade in all subjects and an overall GPA of 2.00 or 45% marks in 10+2 (Science), Diploma in Engineering / Architecture /GCE, A-Level from any Board or University recognized by Purbanchal University. Biological group (without extra math) can also apply. In the case of practical subjects, D+ in theory and A (or A+) in practical are eligible to apply for B.E./ B. Arch Programs.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the Purbanchal University.
ScholarshipUp to 100% Scholarship will be provided to deserving students.
Out of total admitted students in each faculty, the top 5% students will get Merit-Based Intelligent scholarship based on the entrance examination, and 5% of students will get classified scholarship
LocationSitapaila, Kathmandu, Nepal
ContactTel: +9771-4282962, 4280445, 4670924, 4670925
Emailacme@acme.edu.np
Websitewww.acme.edu.np

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Thapathali Campus

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The Technical Training Institute was inaugurated in 2023 B.S. Later, it was renamed the Thapathali Campus in 2029 B.S. Thapathali Campus introduced this program in 2071 B.S. This campus’s B. Arch program aims to produce experienced architects with backgrounds in urban planning, interior design, landscape design, and building design.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
Eligibility +2 with minimum C Grade or 45%
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the IOE
SeatsRegular 12, Full Fee 36
LocationThapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact+977-01-4246465,4246307
Emailinfo@tcioe.edu.np
Websitewww.tcioe.edu.np

Himalaya College of Engineering

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Another top college on our list is Himalaya College of Engineering (HCOE). It was established in June of 2000 A.D. HCOE has flourished its academic programs, partnering with the KMC Educational Network. It in association with the Institute of Engineering (IOE) has been conducting a Bachelors’s in Architecture Engineering, and various other engineering programs.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityStudents having a minimum score of 45% in I. Sc. Or 10+2 (physical group or biological group with two paper mathematics) or diploma in engineering or an equivalent course recognized by TU can appear in the entrance examination. 
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the IOE
Seats48
LocationChyasal-9, Lalitpur
Contact+977-01-5540555, 5554287, 5554297, 5554536
Websitewww.hcoe.edu.np


Institute of Engineering Purwanchal Campus

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Purwachal Campus, formerly known as Eastern Region Campus (ERC) is one of the constituent campuses of Tribhuvan University (TU). It is a comprehensive, non-profit making, autonomous institution, and pioneering institution.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityStudents having a minimum score of 45% in I. Sc. Or 10+2 (physical group or biological group with two paper mathematics) or diploma in engineering or an equivalent course recognized by TU can appear in the entrance examination. 
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the IOE
SeatsRegular 12, Full Fee 36
LocationDharan-8 Sunsari
Contact025-520120
Email: ioepcd@ioepc.edu.np
Websitewww.ioepc.edu.np/

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Chitwan Engineering college

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Chitwan Engineering Campus has been established by the TU senate in 2074 B.S. It is a fifth constituent campus of the Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University. It is running a Bachelor of Architecture program from 2076 B.S.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityStudents having a minimum score of 45% in I. Sc. Or 10+2 (physical group or biological group with two paper mathematics) or diploma in engineering or an equivalent course recognized by TU can appear in the entrance examination. 
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the IOE
SeatsRegular 6, Full Fee 18
LocationBharatpur-15, Chitwan
Contact977-56-591847
Email: admission@ioecc.edu.np
Websitewww.ioecc.edu.np

Kathmandu University, School of Engineering

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The next top Architecture Engineering college, we have on our list is Kathmandu University. It is an autonomous, not-for-profit, self-funding public institution. SOE has been in operation since 1991. It started its journey in higher education in Engineering Education with Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering in 1994.

Now they are running with new programs like Civil Engineering, Architecture Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Geometric Engineering.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years /10 Semesters
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCandidates should have passed ISC (or 10+2 or equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and 50% in Chemistry, and Mathematics or Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the Kathmandu University
ScholarshipA total of about 10% of the students studying in the University at various levels receive scholarships apart from educational loan facilities and other sponsoring schemes from different organizations.
FeeNrs. 9,12,000
LocationDhulikhel, Kavre
Contact+977-11-415100
Emaildean_engg@ku.edu.np
Websitewww.soe.ku.edu.np

Kathmandu Engineering College

Kathmandu Engineering College is one of the popular engineering colleges in Nepal. It was started in 1998. It is the first Engineering to get ISO: 9001:2008 certification. KEC has one of the best academic records among the architectural colleges of Nepal.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityA minimum score of 45% in the Intermediate Science (Physical or Biological group with two hundred marks, math papers) +2 (Physical or Biological group with two hundred marks, math papers) or a diploma in engineering or an equivalent course recognized by the TU.
For admission in Architecture, students need to appear in an aptitude test conducted by the college in addition to the regular entrance examination. Students who have passed the entrance examination conducted by the IOE are eligible for admission at KEC on a merit basis.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the IOE
Seats48
Scholarships10% of scholarships will be provided according to Tribhuvan University rules
LocationKalimati, Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact+977 – 01- 5302239, +977 – 01- 5376130
Emailinfo@kecktm.edu.np
Websitewww.kecktm.edu.np

Khwopa Engineering College

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The next top architecture engineering college in Nepal is Khwopa Engineering college. Khwopa Engineering College (KhEC), an undertaking of Bhaktapur Municipality. It is Nepal’s first community-based engineering college. KhEC has been in operation since 2001 A.D. (2058 B.S.)

KhEC has been felicitated as the best college among affiliated colleges by Purbanchal University in 2076.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationPurbanchal University
EligibilityStudents should pass B.E./B. Arch. Entrance Examination conducted by Purbanchal University (PU) and must have completed I.Sc. Or +2 (Science) or Diploma in Engineering (3 years) or equivalent with a minimum 45% or ‘C’ grade in all subjects with a minimum 2.00 GPA.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the Purbanchal University
ScholarshipsFull scholarships for the applicants of each program with a minimum 75% or 3.4 GPA of +2 (Science) or I.Sc. Or Diploma in Engineering, and scoring the highest marks in the entrance exam.
Granted to economically needy, diligent, and disciplined students.
Scholarships of 100%, 50%, and 25% are provided based on the grade sheet in the semester examination.
LocationLIbali, Bhaktapur
Contact977-1-5122098, +977-1-5122094
Emailinfo@khec.edu.np  khec.pu@gmail.com
Websitewww.khec.edu.np

Pokhara Engineering College (PEC)

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Pokhara Engineering College is running since 1999. PEC aims to provide maximum figures of technical and skilled human resources in Nepal. It has highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Moreover, the college is running with the mission to motivate students and build up creative engineers.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationPokhara University
EligibilityInterested candidates should meet the eligibility criteria laid down for enrollment in B.E. programs. One should have passed I.Sc./ 10 +2 Sc (including Bio group with 100 marks or 3 credit hour weight-age in mathematics) or Diploma in Engineering (degree in the related program is preferred) with, at least 2nd division or any other recognized certificate/diploma considered equivalent to above examinations and recognized by PU.
LocationPhirke, Pokhara
Contact 061-531209
Emailinfo@pec.edu.np
Websitewww.pec.edu.np

Kantipur International College

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Kantipur International College is also one of the top best architecture engineering colleges in Nepal. It was established in 2000 A.D. It is one of the beacons of innovative Engineering Educational colleges among the Best Engineering Colleges in Nepal.

KIC has outstanding resources in terms of education, labs, placements, etc. It offers Bachelor, Civil, and Architecture programs. Along with that, all the Bachelor level courses & Master Level Courses in Management and Hospitality are underway at the main campus.

CourseBachelor in Architecture Engineering
Course Duration5 years / 10 Semesters
AffiliationPurbanchal University
Eligibility+2 in Science/ Intermediate in Science/ Intermediate in Engineering from a recognized board or university with a minimum of 45%.
Admission ProcessEntrance Exam conducted by the Purbanchal University. And an Interview exam by Kantipur International College of Engineering.
ScholarshipsThe scholarship will be given as per the rule of Purbanchal university for reserving quota and based on Entrance merit quota. 
The college also provides scholarships to minorities, underprivileged, poor economic backgrounds as well meritorious students. 
LocationLubhoo, Lalitpur, Nepal
Contact5582564, 5582565
Emailengineering@kantipurinternational.edu.np
Websitewww.kantipurinternational.edu.np

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