IOE, Pashchimanchal Campus

    IOE, Pashchimanchal Campus

    The first technical school in Nepal was founded in 1930 and is called the Institute of Engineering (IOE). It was reorganized into its current form as a Tribhuvan University organ in 1972. IOE offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs and professional degrees. In the nation, the institution has ten associated campuses and four component campuses. It has five campuses: Chitwan Engineering Nepal, Purwanchal Campus, Pashchimanchal Campus, and Thapathali Campus.

    One of the four campuses that make up Tribhuvan University's Institute of Engineering in Nepal is the Pashchimanchal Campus, originally known as the Western Region Campus (WRC). With help from the World Bank and UNDP/ILO, the Pashchimanchal campus started operating in 1987.

    At first, the campus also provided technical courses and diploma programs. The Tribhuvan University Institute of Engineering phased out the diploma stream, and as a result, enrolment in this stream ceased after the 2069 BS. It now provides engineering courses in six areas at the undergraduate level, while at the graduate level, it offers courses in three fields.


    To be the world's leading institute for engineering education


    Establish the campus as a hub for academic, professional, and research excellence.


    • To develop engineering talent at various levels to support national goals.
    • To conduct a range of research and training initiatives to address important technological problems.
    • To collaborate and establish relationships with industrial institutions
    • To foster cooperation with other academic and industrial institutions at the national and international levels.

    The IOE's excellent heritage is getting stronger over time. The demands of students and the engineering profession, which are constantly evolving, are likewise being better and better met by IOE. The vast array of viewpoints and skills that the students, instructors, and staff from various backgrounds bring to the Institute of Engineering is highly advantageous. 

    IOE has a comprehensive selection of academic materials. IOE students are involved in more than just career preparation. IOE works to generate intelligent people who can positively impact Nepal's development in every way. IOE includes students not only in attaining a recognized academic credential but also in the thrill of inquiry, the quest for knowledge, and the fulfillment that results.

    In addition to academic activities, the Institute provides a wide range of social, cultural, and recreational opportunities in the hopes that students would take some time away from their studies to take advantage of these benefits. IOE aimed to establish itself as a center of excellence that could serve as a think tank, a leading national center for engineering education, and a hub for south Asian research, innovation, and the transmission of engineering knowledge.

    This is only feasible by establishing a mission for high-quality engineering education in the frontier engineering fields most important to the country and promoting national growth. In addition to infrastructure, the faculty, staff, and students have a significant role in achieving excellence. IOE is dedicated to creating an atmosphere where all stakeholders may effectively play their respective parts. 

    IOE has strong connections with a wide range of companies in Nepal, from the manufacturing to the service industries, focusing on IT, building, hydropower, robotics, and automation, to name a few.

    Students can enjoy the convenience of being in the city's center while also taking advantage of the peace of a school renowned for its beautiful features and well-made infrastructure facilities that have been built with the most cutting-edge equipment; arrangements have also been made to improve the same, keeping pace with technological advancements of the time.

    College Highlights

    College Type


    Established Year

    1987 AD

    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees

    3-4 lakhs per course



    Main Intakes

    The intake is in Mangsir as per the Institute of Engineering’s routine.


    The 10% of the total student intake is eligible for a 100% scholarship per the guidelines of IOE.

    Application Process

    Applicants can apply for admission to the college in two ways: online through the college website or by an education agent.

    Documents/Qualifications required for Admission

    Academic Documents

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th grade

    Qualification Requirements

    • BE: Complete the IoE admission test. And a minimum of 45% in +2 Science or A Level or Diploma in Engineering or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and two papers of Mathematics is required (200 Marks).


    Where is IOE, Pashchimanchal Campus located?

    The institute is situated in Lamachaur Pokhara, Nepal.

    What is the primary intake date?

    The main intake is in Mangsir.

    What are the basic academic requirements?

    Each course at IOE has academic entry criteria that students must meet to qualify for that course. Generally, the minimum academic entry is the satisfactory completion of Year 12 or equivalent for BE.

    What are the fees for studying at the institute?

    The prices are determined by the courses you apply for. The average cost is 3.5 lakhs per course.

    Does the College provide scholarships to students?

    Yes, the college does provide scholarships to students. The 10% of the total student intake is eligible for a 100% scholarship per the guidelines of IOE.

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