The Institute of Science and Technology (IoST) is one of the pioneer technical institutes
Tribhuvan University. IoST has at present 13 Central Departments, 1 school, 24 constituent campuses
affiliated campuses. This institute has been actively serving the country in the field of
technology as well as in research. All the Central Departments run regular Master and Ph.D.
Some campuses run both the Bachelor and Master programmes.
A large number of students work on scientific research projects launched in the Central Departments at M.Sc. levels. The number of scholars doing Ph. D. in different areas is increasing every year. The IoST has given high priority to collaborative exchange programme in order to make faculty, research scholars and students more competent. The Institute has enough linkage and collaboration with different ministries, national and international organizations and academic institutions to foster the research activity accordingly.
The IoST intends to promote the quality of its departments in terms of effective teaching
activities, research activities, quality education and to develop them as Centre of
setting up well-equipped laboratories, Libraries, employing high skilled man powers and
advisory services in science and technology in close collaboration with national and
agencies. Recently TU Executive Council has made decision to establish the IoST as the
excellence under the chairmanship of the Dean. To work in this direction, a committee has
and a fi year strategic plan has already been made. The main objectives of the IoST are as