Bachelor of Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal

Bachelor of Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal

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Suman PoudelMon Dec 06 2021

Nepal has revered public and private Colleges offering Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Nepal under the banner of Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Pokhara University and so on.  

Taking and passing the Bachelor of Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal is a mandatory requirement if you wish to study undergraduate engineering in Nepal. Additionally, you need to bring the passing score/ competitive score depending on the university you want to study in. 

This guide will help you understand necessary information about BE Entrance test in Nepal including the syllabus, registration fees, institution offering the programs and so on. 

Eligibility Criteria to appear on Engineering entrance exam for Bachelor of Engineering

  • Candidates need to pass 10+2 with a minimum of 45 to 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and overall as well. 

Bachelor of Engineering Preparation Classes 

You can prepare for engineering in several engineering preparation institutes in Nepal. These classes run from 2 months to 10 months and cost from NPR 10,000 to NPR 20,000 for the entire course.   

  • SEA Engineering Academy
  • Ocean Engineering Academy
  • PEA Association Pvt. Ltd. 

IOE Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal

The undergraduate Engineering Entrance Exam is conducted each year by Tribhuvan University. To get admitted into any constituent or private engineering colleges affiliated with TU, you first need to pass and score a minimum of 40%

IOE Entrance test is very competitive and is attended by more than 15,000 students each year. A few years before, these tests used to be paper-based. But now, the IOE Tests are computer-based. 

Quicks Facts

  • IOE Engineering test is conducted in Pulchowk Campus. 
  • No aptitude test for the year 2077/078.
  • The result is published at a minimum of 3-4 days after the computer-based test of all applicants. 
  • You cannot study in private colleges of TU without appearing on IOE Entrance Exam.
  • Entrance exams are generally scheduled for August-September. COVID-19 has changed things now. Overall, the engineering entrance test is scheduled 4-6months after the exam of class 12. 
  • Any new updates are found on the IOE Entrance website

Application Process for IOE Entrance Examination

  1. The candidate should deposit an amount of Rs 2,000 as an application fee for entrance examination in Account No. 00915056064 of the Siddhartha Bank Limited by submitting a specially prepared voucher often by filling applicant's name and date of birth in it. The voucher No. indicated in the voucher needs to be specified in the online application form.
  2. The candidate must select the appropriate entrance stream.
  3. The candidate should fill up the other required fields in the form without skipping any steps.
  4. The candidate also needs to upload his/her colour photograph of the prescribed specification and one of the following identification documents.
    1. Citizenship certificate or Passport or Last Academic Exam Admit Card 

Students are advised to fill the form carefully so that no errors are present at the time of submission. In case of any errors, applicants need to change the submitted information and pay an extra charge. 

After successfully filling and submitting the application form, applicants need to download and print the coloured admit card. Entrance takers need to bring the Entrance to admit card and an identification document to the entrance examination.  

Note that, applicants cannot appear on the IOE Entrance examination if they don’t present the colour printed admit card and original ID Document. 

Mark Division

The entrance test conducted by IOE is 2 hours long and has questions from 5 main categories. There will be a total of 100 questions: 60 questions 1 mark each and 40 questions 2 marks each. 

S.N.

Subject

Marks

1.

English

22

2.

Chemistry

20

3.

Physics

42

4.

Mathematics

40

5

Engineering Aptitude test

18

Total

140

IOE Entrance Test Syllabus

English

  • Parts of Speech
  •  Basic Grammatical Patterns / Structures
  •  Tense and Aspect
  •  Conditional sentences
  • Verbals: infinitives
  •  Participles and Gerunds
  •  Direct and Indirect Speech
  •  Active and Passive Voice
  •  Kinds of Sentences
  •  Transformation of sentences
  •  Concord /Agreement
  • Vocabulary
  •  Use of Prepositions
  • Idiomatic expressions
  • Punctuation
  •  Phonemes and phonetic symbols
  •  Word Stress.

Chemistry

  • Language of Chemistry & Physical Chemistry
  • Non-Metals
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Metals

Physics

  • Mechanics
  • Heat
  • Optics
  • Sound
  • Electricity
  • Atomic Physics and Electronics

Maths

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Vectors

Engineering Aptitude

Constituent and private Colleges of TU

After passing the BE Entrance test conducted by TU, you will be eligible for admission in Bachelor of engineering (depending on the result), in the colleges listed below. 

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 College of Engineering

Janakpur Engineering College

Paschimanchal Campus, Pokhara

Advanced College of Engineering and Management

Khwopa College of Engineering

Chitwan Engineering Campus, Rampur, Chitwan

Sagarmatha Engineering College

Lalitpur Engineering College

Courses you can study after BE Entrance test of IOE

    • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering in Agriculture Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering in Geomatics Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch)

KU Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal

The application process for bachelor of engineering at Kathmandu University

Visit any branch of Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. and deposit NRs. 1500/- in the following details
Account Name: Kathmandu University
Account Number: 00501030250009
Branch: Banepa

  • The applicant’s name needs to be indicated in the voucher.
  • Take a clear picture of the voucher and upload it to the application form
  • Alternatively, eSewa and Khalti can also be used to pay the application fee.

Click here for more information on how to apply for BE at KU

Courses you can study in KU after passing the entrance test

  1. BE in Geomatics Engineering
  2. BE in Computer Engineering
  3. BE in Civil Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Architecture 
  5. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering 
  6. Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  7. Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal: Pokhara University

The questions are asked from mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and engineering aptitude tests. The eligibility criteria are mentioned before. 

Constituent and Affiliated Colleges of Pokhara University

  • Pokhara University School of Engineering
  • Everest Engineering College (EEC)
  • Gandaki College of Engineering and Sciences
  • Nepal Engineering College
  • Nepal College of Information Technology (NCIT)
  • Ritz College of Engineering and Management

Courses you can study after the Engineering Entrance Test of Pokhara University

  • Bachelor of Civil and Rural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering

Engineering Entrance Exam in Nepal: Purbanchal University 

The questions are asked from mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and engineering aptitude tests.  The eligibility criteria are mentioned before. 

Constituent and Affiliated Colleges of Purbanchal University

  • Purbanchal University School of Engineering and Technology (PUSET)
  • Aryan School of Engineering and Management
  • College of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Sciences (CBEAS)
  • Hillside College of Engineering
  • Kantipur City College
  • Kantipur International College
  • Khwopa Engineering College

Courses you can study after PoU Engineering Entrance Test

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

Here, you can find the IOE Entrance exam models

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