Bachelor of Information Communication Technology Education (BICTE) is an undergraduate program offered by Tribhuvan University, under the Faculty of Education. It is a 4-year semester-based program spreading over 8 semesters covering a total of 138 credit hours, which includes 12 credit hours for communication skills courses, 24 credit hours for educational core courses, 60 credit hours for specialization major subjects, 30 credit hours for minor subjects and 9 credit hours for teaching internship/practicum.

BICTE is a bachelor’s degree program introduced to make students familiar with modern education systems and computer science, along with the use of information and communication technology focusing on subjects like Information Technology, Programming, Psychology, Fundamental and technology in Education, Java Programming Language, Database Management System, Data Communication, and Artificial Intelligence.
The BICTE program specifically aims to:

  1. To prepare students for higher studies like master’s level programs in the area of Education, Information Communication Technology, or other related fields.
  2. To provide students with better and more extensive learning about Computer Science and Information Communication Technology concepts like Programming, Algorithms, Database Management Systems, Management Information systems, Data structures, Computer Graphics, Cyberlaw, Artificial intelligence, and other BICT-related subjects.
  3. To prepare successful BICT graduates to build their career in their interested field or BICT-related field such as a Computer Teacher at Higher Level, Software Application Developer, System Administrator, Web Programmer, Database Administrator, Web Developer, Network Administrator, etc.
  4. Encourage entrepreneurial capabilities in students to make them effective change agents in Nepalese society.
  5. To develop proficient and passionate human resources outfitted with information technology skills, both qualitative and quantitative for application in the development of the education sector.
  6. To help students to improve their intellectual and analytical abilities, decision-making, and leadership to carry out, analyze and execute plans and policies for the overall development of the education sector using the ideas of information technology.

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