BIM Course

The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) program is a four-year (eight semester) program of Tribhuvan University offering integrated IT and Management Courses. 

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The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) program is a four-year (eight-semester) program of Tribhuvan University offering integrated Information Technology and Management courses. This course is envisaged to enable students to develop skills in information technology, and then apply the theories and concepts of a broad, integrated curriculum covering computing, informatics, business fundamentals, and analytical decision-making. More than 36 colleges offer the BIM program in Nepal with affiliation from Tribhuvan University.

Information Management is the study of information and communication systems in business and administration and is becoming increasingly relevant to other fields as well. Information Management includes the development and application of theories, ideas, models, methods, and tools to analyze, configure, and use information systems.

Information Management relies on approaches used in business administration, economics, and computer science; it integrates these and supplements them with approaches that are specific to this subject area. The program is interdisciplinary and courses are borrowed from many different disciplines like Management, Economics, Computer Science, Sociology, Mathematics, Accounting, and Finance.

The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) is a special-purpose program in the semester system designed to develop socially responsible, scientifically approached/creative, and result-oriented Information Technology (IT) professionals. The program intends to equip students with the skills and attributes required to be effective and efficient IT professionals.


BIM Syllabus

First Semester

BIM First Semester Syllabus

Second Semester

BIM Second Semester Syllabus

Third Semester

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Fourth Semester

BIM Fourth Semester Syllabus

Fifth Semester

BIM Fifth Semester Syllabus

Sixth Semester

BIM Sixth Semester Syllabus

Seventh Semester

BIM Seventh Semester Syllabus

Eigth Semester

BIM Eighth Semester Syllabus

Course Mission

To prepare IT professionals proficient in the use of computers and computing techniques in other to develop effective information systems to solve real-life problems in an organizational environment. To develop students’ skills, and understand trends of software development and database management, so that they can analyze information systems and hence manage the information of the organization. To provide professional education to students with a blend of information technology and managerial skills. To prepare students to proceed onto the post-graduate level study in Information Management inside and outside the country.

Scope of BIM

  • This course develops skills like software development and database management along with information managerial skills to analyze information systems.
  • BIM is a blend of information technology and managerial skills.
  • This computer knowledge in the management fields opens up for various examples including Data Analyst, Survey managers, Software engineers for the business sectors and the finance sectors like the business companies, banks, financial offices, etc.
  • Some Career prospects for BIM graduates include Software Designers and Engineers, Advertising and Marketing Executives, IT Consultants and Planners, Sales and retail assistants, Chartered Accountants, Computer programmers, and programmer developers as well as many others.
  • With the completion of the BIM program provides the students will be exposed to a wide variety and choices of employment opportunities and further degrees. S/he can opt for an MBA program in MIS or other areas in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems. Master of Business Administration (MBA in IT Program).
  • Further Study options after completing BIM in Nepal: So there are options in Post-graduation Programmes of Management like the MBA or other areas of study like the Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or Information Technology.
  • BIM Program provides an interdisciplinary education for students interested in Information Technology and Management with a major focus on being IT professionals proficient in the use of computers and computational techniques, to develop effective information systems, solving real-life problems in the organization, develop skills in object-oriented software design methods and data management systems.


  • Students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations from the recognized academic institutes with second division (securing 45% and above) or 1.8 CGPA are eligible to enroll in this program.
  • completed twelve-year schooling (+2) or equivalent from any University, Board or Institution recognized by Tribhuvan University securing a minimum with the second division.

Admission Criteria

Getting through the University Entrance Exam is mandatory for admission to BIM. Successful students in the University Entrance Exam should fill in the College Admission Form. Students who have filled in the University Entrance Exam forms in any other college are also eligible to apply anywhere.

Complies with all the application procedures. Must have appeared and passed the entrance test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University. CMAT test includes verbal ability, Quantitative ability, logical reasoning, and General awareness.

Only short-listed candidates from the written test will be interviewed and selected for admission.

Written Test

Eligible applicants are required to appear in the entrance test commonly known as the Central Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the Faculty of Management. The test will follow the international testing pattern and standards. It includes the areas like:

There shall be altogether one hundred (100) objective questions in the CMAT containing twenty (25) questions in each section (ie. Verbal ability, Quantitative ability, Logical reasoning, General awareness) with a total weight of 100 marks. The student must secure a minimum of 40% in the CMAT to qualify for the interview. Interview Applicants securing the above cut-off point marks in the CMAT will be short-listed. Only short-listed candidates will be interviewed and selected for admission.

Merit List

Admissions of the students in the BIM program of Tribhuvan University will be strictly on the basis of the merit list. Merit list is prepared on the basis of:

  • 60% of CMAT Entrance examination.
  • 30% of marks secured in percentage in plus two or equivalent.
  • 10% Interviews.

Grading System

BIM Grading System

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 evaluation shall carry 40 percent weight while the external (end of the semester) examination will carry 60 percent weight. The final grade shall be determined by the overall performance in the internal and external examinations.

Credit Transfer and Withdrawl

Credits earned by students can be transferred to other universities recognized by Tribhuvan University. The maximum credit transfer allowed to a student shall be 30 credit hours. The faculty of management has the authority to decide on a credit transfer.

A student who has partially completed the BIM program and would like to discontinue his/her studies shall also be allowed to withdraw from the program. In such cases, a certificate specifying the credit earned by the student in the program shall be provided.


Students are required to attend regularly all theory and practical classes, assignments, study tours, field trips, seminars, and presentations as required by the course. A student is required to attend at least 80 percent of such activities in order to qualify for the semester examination.

Graduation Requirement

Internship: Industrial Attachment Project

The BIM program extends over eight semesters (four academic years). The BIM degree is awarded upon its successful completion of all the following requirements specified by the curriculum.

  • The successful completion of 126 credit hours as prescribed with a minimum of passing grade in all courses with an aggregate SGPA of 3.00.
  • A minimum of grade ‘-B’ obtained in the Industrial Attachment Project.
  • Completion of courses for the fulfillment of the requirements of the BIM program must occur within seven years from the time of registration.

In the final semester, students shall be attached to organizations where they have to work for a period of eight weeks. Each student shall prepare an individual project report in the prescribed format based on his / her work in the respective organization assigned to him/her. Evaluation of the internship shall be based on the confidential report by the organization, project report, and presentation of the report. The report must be submitted by the end of the eighth semester. Students must secure a minimum grade of “-B” in the internship. The internship carries a weight equivalent to 3 credit hours.