Nepal Engineering College (nec) is a renowned academic institute established in 1994 with the aim of providing quality technical education to Nepalese students. It was founded by a group of visionary professionals and academicians who recognized the need for an institution that could contribute to the country's economic growth through engineering and technology education. nec is a not-for-profit social institute registered with the District Administration Office in Bhaktapur.
nec's establishment served as a catalyst for the development of several private engineering colleges in Nepal. The college is committed to maintaining its reputation as an institution dedicated to quality education and academic freedom, setting an example for others to follow.
Over the years, nec has focused on designing, upgrading, and standardizing its academic curricula. It offers Bachelor and Masters level courses in engineering, technology, and related disciplines. The college plans to introduce more innovative and applied courses in the future.
Despite its modest beginnings, nec has expanded its physical and instructional resources and now possesses comparable learning facilities to other reputed institutions in the country and the region. Its campus, situated in the Changunarayan Municipality of Bhaktapur, spans 210 ropanies (10.69 hectares) of land and provides an ideal learning environment amidst natural surroundings.
Currently, nec offers Bachelor and Masters degree programs. The Bachelor level courses are conducted at the main campus in Changunarayan, while the Masters level courses are offered at the nec - Center for Postgraduate Studies in Prayag Pokhari, Lalitpur. Additionally, the college also organizes a specialized course, B.E. Civil for Diploma Holders (nec-BDH), at Satdobato in Lalitpur.
The vision of nec is to evolve as the center of higher learning, excelling in academics, through continued engagements in education, research and outreach as three integrated functions of the college.
Years of Educational Experience
It was a grand vision & mission of our beloved founder member and Principal Late Prof. Dr. Deepak Bhattrai and other six prominent founders, to provide opportunities of technical education in Nepal to the students of our country. Since its establishment in 1994 the institute has taken giant strides and reached today’s position. It is a matter of great pride that our Institute has been bestowed with a permanent affiliation status by the Nepal Engineering Council for all the eligible Engineering courses being run in nec. Th is became possible due to the sustained support and encouragement provided by our founders, also the hard work done by the teachers’ staff and the blessings from all our stakeholders, parents/guardians and alumni. Known for quality education, discipline, eco-friendly campus, concern for society and environment, nec has carved a niche for itself in the fi eld of technical education in Nepal. With a proud legacy of 29 years, the institute has excelled in every field. Th e students who graduated from this institute are occupying prestigious positions in the organizations of national and international repute. Our aim is to transform the students into rational thinkers, problem solver, competent technocrats and managers, law abiding citizens and spiritually enlightened individuals and also to inculcate social and moral values, sportsmanship, compassion for nature, pride for our culture and traditions. Th is is our fi rm belief that the rich values and traditions imbibed here would carry our students to greater heights. We believe that in this era of knowledge society, our students must be equipped with an appropriate knowledge, habits, attitudes and morals leading to holistic development. Th e students must participate in the co-curricular and extracurricular activities to facilitate the process of creative and critical thinking. I earnestly believe that our institute provides ample opportunities for developing and shaping the personalities of the students. Ready to cheer you at nec !!! With warm regards,