Bachelor in Information Management ( BIM )IN NEPAL

BIM course in Nepal

In today's age, where edcucation is desparate to human beings and again in all courses managementt is one of the major subjects where majority of students are attrated. Again, In context of developing countries like Nepal management along with IT education is a major one. Day by Day with the passage of time the nepalese students as well as foreigners are strongly attracted to the subjects BIM.

                Bachelor in Information Management (BIM) is a 4 year academic program designed by Tribhuvan University (TU).  In today's scenario BIM is one of the highly rated subjects. The demand for BIM students in industry & IT sector is also high. It is a very good subject which is the blend of two major subjects Management & IT. The course is totally composed of 40% management field & 60% IT field. It is also said that it is the blend of BBA and BIT or BCA.

               The students of any field scoring 60% can apply for BIM  CMAT exam and after successfully passing the CMAT exam conducted TU, the students are qualified to attend the class.

Career Opportunities in BIM
Graduates from this program are qualified for employment in both public and private sectors as programmers, system analysts, network administrators, database developers, web masters, e-Commerce programmers, information system project managers, software application developers, management information system managers and other IT related and as well as business professionals.Again if we go according to the latest data among top 15 growing jobs in world 9 is from IT and management sector and out of 10 highly paid jobs all over the world 6-7 comprises of IT and Management. So, it is the subject of computer science with personality.

Syllabes as published by TU of Nepal.

Ist Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Computer Information System
2. Digital Logic
3. Principles of Management
4. Basic Mathematics
5. English Composition
IInd Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Structured Programming
2. Data Communication and Computer Network
3. Business Communication
4. Discrete Mathematics
5. Sociology
IIIrd Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Data Structure and Algorithm
2. Object Oriented Programming
3. Microprocessor Programming
4. Psychology
5. Statistics
IVth Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Database Management System
2. Web Technology
3. Computer Organization
4. Financial Accounting
5. Micro Economics
Vth Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Computer Graphics
2. JAVA Programming
3. Artificial Intelligence
4. Cost and Management Accounting
5. Macro Economics
VIth Semester : 15 credit Hours
1. Client Server Computing
2. Software Engineering
3. Operations Management
4. Business Finance
5. Principles of Marketing
VIIth Semester : 18 credit Hours
1. Management Information System
2. IT Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain
3. High Speed Network and Multimedia
4. Human Resource Management
5. Organizational Relations
6. Critical Thinking and Decision Making
VIIIth Semester : 18 credit Hours
1. Computer Security and Cyber Law
2. Economics of Information and Communication
3. Elective I
4. Electve II
5. Internship: Industrial Attachment Project

Colleges Conducting BIM program ( Affiliated by TU )
Cost Required to complete the BIM Program

Course fees range from Rs. 200,000 to Rs. 330,000. Upon completion of the course, graduates can earn a minimum monthly salary of Rs. 10,000 or more.

Examination, Evaluation and Grading System
The BIM program will be executed through the semester system.There will be altogether eight semesters required to complete the regular program. The internal(on going) evalution shall carry 40 percent weight while the external (end of semester) examination shall carry 60 percent weight. The final grade shall be determined on the overall performance in internal and external examinations
Passing Grade and Grading System
Students must secure a minimum of grade 'C' or Grade Point Average(GPA) of 2.0 in the internal evalution in order to qualify to appear in the semester examination. The passing grade in the semester examination for an individual paper is also grade 'D' or GPA of 1.5.In order to pass the semester examination the student must secure Grade 'C' or the average Commulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) of 2.0.
Students who secure a Semester Grade of 'D' is not promoted to the next semester.
The grading system shall be as follows:
Letter Grade
Cumulative GradePoint Average (CGPA)
3.5 to 4.00  
 First division with distinction
2.5 to 3.4   
 First division
2.0 to 2.4   
 Second division
1.5 to 1.9
 Pass in individual paper
0 to 1.4