All About B.Sc.CSIT Program at Mid-Western University

by Feb 17, 2021

About B.Sc.CSIT

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc. CSIT) is a four year (8 semesters) course available at Central Campus of Science and Technology, Mid-Western University based at Birendranagar, Surkhet of Karnali province, Nepal. The course is popular in the domain of Computing and Information Technology and it provides practical and market-based knowledge to students through lectures, practical, project and industry-based internship. The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) program at Mid-Western University is to produce high quality computer science and information technology manpower and researchers considering 21st century technology market. The medium of instruction and examination in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology program (B.Sc.CSIT) is English.

Entry Requirement for New Students

The entry requirement for students in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) is Intermediate in Science (I. Sc), or Higher Secondary level (10+2) or Diploma in Engineering or Architecture or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least second division marks at their Intermediate level and C grade in each subject in case of grading system. Besides the basic academic requirement, an entrance examination will be held for all Nepalese applicants.

Admission Procedure

The entrance test application form is available at Faculty of Science and Technology, Central Campus of Science and Technology. Online entrance form is also available and can be found detailed information with this article. Offline entrance form can be download with this link. The concerned campus scrutinizes the applications. The eligible candidates fare informed to appear in the entrance test. The exact date for the entrance test is communicated to the applicants by the campus. The candidates shall be admitted on merit basis and total seat for B.Sc.CSIT is 36. MCQ type questions will appear in entrance exam and the subjects and weightage for each subject of the Entrance test will be:

Mathematics 40%, Physics 20%, English 20% and Chemistry 20% (based on +2 level courses).

The campus may also hold interviews for the candidates before their final selection for admission. Eligible foreign national students may be admitted against limited seats on the basis of an interview to be conducted by the campus.

The candidates, who are given provisional admission pending submission of the qualifying certificates, are required to submit all necessary documents within a week of the beginning of regular classes.

Credit System

Each course is assigned a certain number of credits depending generally upon its lecture, tutorial and practical work hours in a week. In theory subjects, one lecture per week is assigned one credit as a general rule.

Academic Schedule

The academic session of the University consists of two semesters per year. For the Bachelor’s program in science and technology, student admission is commenced by the university as per the academic calendar. Mid-Western University publishes its yearly academic calendar and campus is required to follow the calendar. Mid-Western Universitys’ academic calendar of academic year 2020/2021 is available with this link.

Student Evaluation

The students’ academic performance during a semester is evaluated using the system of continuous assessment (evaluation of sessional work plus the final examination). The campus and the University conduct the sessional works and the final examinations, respectively.

Each course shall have sessional marks of 40% evaluated by the assigned teacher. Generally, each course will have a written semester examination of 60% marks at the end of each semester. In the Practical courses, no final examination will be conducted and the sessional marks shall be awarded on the basis of continual assessment. Normally, final examinations are not conducted in elective courses and in courses which are offered as intensive courses conducted by reputed international scholars.

To pass in a subject, a student must obtain a minimum of D- grade in that subject in sessional work and the final examination, separately.

Grading System

The grade (marks) awarded to a student in a course is based on his/her consolidated performance in Internal and final examinations. The letter grade in any particular subject is an indication of a student’s relative performance in that course. The pattern of grading is as follows:

Grade  AA-BB-CC-DD-F
Grade point4.003.673.333.002.502.001.501.000.00

The performance of a student in a semester shall be evaluated in terms of the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) which is the grade point average for the semester. The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is the grade point average for all completed semesters.

SGPA = total honor points earned in a semester / total number of credits registered in a semester

CGPA = total honor points earned / total number of credits completed

Attendance Requirement

The students must attend every lecture, tutorial and practical classes. However, to accommodate for sickness and other contingencies, the attendance requirement will be a minimum of 80% of the classes actually held. If a student fails to attend 80% of the classes in any particular subject, he/she will not be allowed to take the final examination in that subject. If a student is continuously absent from the campus for more than four weeks without notifying the chief, his/her name will be removed from the campus roll.

Normal and Maximum Duration of Stay at the Campus

The normal duration for completing the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) program at the Mid-Western University will be four years. The maximum duration for the completion of the requirements is the normal duration plus three years.

Course Registration

The academic record of a student is maintained in terms of the courses for which he/she registers in any semester, and the grades he/she obtains in those courses. Registration for courses is done at the beginning of each semester. Since registration is a very important procedural part of the credit system, it is absolutely essential that all students present themselves at the campus. In case of illness or any exceptional circumstance during the registration period, he/she must inform the campus chief.

Transfer of Credit Hours

A maximum of 15 credit hours of course work completed in an equivalent program of a recognized institution may be transferred for credit. For transfer of credit, a student must have received a grade of B or better in the respective course. Courses taken earlier than five years from the time of transfer may not be accepted for transfer of credit.

The concerned Subject Committee of the University will make an evaluation of the applicant for transfer of credit. The awarding of transferred credit will be based on the applicant’s score in the Campus or University, which he/she attended previously.

Elective Courses

The curriculum is oriented to have intensive study in the field of interest with course registration flexibility at least for two courses. But in future, course registration flexibility shall be increased to more number of courses.

Award of Degree

MU awards Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) degree upon completion of all requirements as prescribed as above (as in curriculum). MU awards grades as explained in the curriculum on the basis of individual student’s relative performance. The minimum credit hours needed for Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology degree is 120.

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for the degree shall be awarded upon completion of all requirements.

Examination System

MU conducts final examination at the end of each semester. The procedure of final examination conduction will be as per the examination rules of the Mid-Western University. Students may apply for re-totaling of their grades as per University rule, upon payment of prescribed fee.

Note: The provisions mentioned here are not to be regarded as a binding contract between the University and the students. The University reserves the right to change any provisions or requirements as mentioned here at any time, without pre-notification, within the students’ term of residence.

Salient features

  • Semester based and student centric education system
  • Teaching by qualified faculty members
  • Well-equipped laboratory for practical works
  • Library with required textbooks and reference books for theory plus practical
  • Development of students capability to relate underlying principle of Computer Science and Information Technology into real world problems.
  • Development of skills that are essential for both computer professionals and researchers
  • Development of knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sectors.
  • Development of necessary knowledge in the field of functional knowledge of hardware system and the necessary knowledge of computer software system.
  • Development of creative and analytical skills that provides a basis for technological problem-solving
  • Providing an in-depth understanding of and experience with computer systems

Curriculum for B.SC.CSIT

S.N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
1.Fundamentals of ComputerCOM4113
2.Programming in CCOM4123
4.Mathematics IMTH4143
5.Digital LogicCOM4153
S.N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
6.Discrete StructureCOM4213
7.Microprocessor and Assembly LanguageCOM4223
8.Object Oriented ProgrammingCOM4233
10.Mathematics IIMTH4253
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
11.Data Sstructure and AlgorithmCOM4313
12.Computer Organization and ArchitectureCOM4323
13.Numerical MethodsCOM4333
14.Principles of ManagementMGT4343
15.Computer NetworksCOM4353
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
16.Operating SystemsCOM4413
17.Database Management SystemCOM4423
18.Technical WritingENG4433
19.Computer GraphicsCOM4443
20.Theory of ComputationCOM4453
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
21.Artificial IntelligenceCOM4513
22.Systems Analysis and DesignCOM4523
23.Design and Analysis of AlgorithmsCOM4533
24.Compiler DesignCOM4543
25.Elective  (Any One)  
 Management Information SystemCOM 455A3
 Neural NetworkCOM455B3
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
26.Simulation and ModelingCOM4613
27.Software EngineeringCOM4623
28.Web TechnologyCOM4633
30.Elective(Any One)  
 Information RetrievalCOM465A3
 Database AdministrationCOM465B3
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
31.Advanced JavaCOM4713
32.Real Time SystemsCOM4723
33.Data Warehousing and Data MiningCOM4733
34.Project WorkCOM4743
35.Elective(Any One)  
 Software  Project ManagementCOM475A3
 Network SecurityCOM475B3
 System AdministrationCOM475C3
S. N.Course DescriptionCourse CodeCredit Hour
36.Image ProcessingCOM4813
37.Cloud ComputingCOM4823
39.Elective(Any One)  
 Geographical Information SystemCOM484A3
 Mobile Application DevelopmentCOM484B3
 Total Credit Hours 120

Detailed syllabus of Bachelor of Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) at Mid-Western University is available for download with this link.

Career in B.Sc.CSIT

The B.Sc.CSIT pass out students have exciting career opportunity in different sector ranging from software companies, telecommunications related organizations, computer networking companies as well as government and non-government/public organizations especially in capacity of:

  • IT Officer
  • IT Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Backend Programmer
  • Frontend Programmer
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • System Architect
  • Network Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Cryptographer
  • Ergonomics Program Designer
  • System Analyst / Project Manager
  • IT Expert/Specialist
  • Document Specialist
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Information System Auditor
  • Technical Writer
  • Information System Manager
  • Database Operator
  • MIS Officer
  • eGovernance Expert
  • CS Researcher, etc.

Higher Education Opportunity

Bachelor of Computer Science and Information Technology (B.Sc.CSIT) graduates can pursue higher studies in:

  • Masters of Computer Science and Information Technology (M.Sc.CSIT)
  • Masters in Computer Science (M.Sc.CS)
  • Masters in Information Technology (MIT)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration in IT (MBA-IT)
  • Master of Computer Application (MCA)
  • Masters in eGovernance
  • Master in Information Management (MIM)
  • MSc ICTs for Development (MScICT4D)
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS)
  • Masters of Science in Computer Networking (MSCN), etc.

Total Cost of the Program

B.Sc. in Computer Science and Information Technology at Mid-Western University cost 3,27000 NRs in total. (Note: further update on this will be provided in case of any changes)

Campus Location

Central Campus of Science and Technology (CCST) is located at Birendranagar, Surkhet, Karnali Province, Nepal (Opposite of Bulbule Park Gate)

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If you wish to study B.Sc.CSIT at Central Campus of Science and Technology, Mid-Western University, now admission is open and you can submit your application for entrance through online and visit this article or watch this video to know in details. (Important: dates mentioned in this video are now updated for few programs and visit description or comment section for latest updates). Entrance details for B.Sc.CSIT can be found with this link. If you want to fill-up the entrance form offline and submit to campus in person, download pdf version with this link. If you have any query related to the program or admission process comment on the below comment section or directly contact at 083-521315.

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