BSc CSIT graduates are sought-after candidates in the market

Published On: September 12, 2019 10:25 AM NPT By: Republica


As computer and other digital technologies have become an inevitable part of daily lives, Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc CSIT) has now become an attractive course for study for the new generation. And BSc CSIT graduates are the favorite manpower in the market. 

Representatives of various colleges and experts overseeing the academic affairs informed that BSc CSIT has now become one of the most popular subjects among the youths in recent years. The four-year course provides students knowledge of information technology and computing. They say, this program involves practical and project works in addition to conventional lectures. The program develops the underlying principles of both Computer Science and Information Technology and shows how these principles can be applied into the real-world problems, they said. According to the experts, this program develops the skills that are essential for both computer professionals and IT specialists. 

The design and implementation of a BSs CSIT course offers more prospects than the traditional computing environment. 

Those involved in teaching this program say that the program keeps students abreast of the recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication/networking environment, equips specialized science graduates with professional needs required in careers in Information Technology. 

Software developer is one of the popular posts that has a great demand in the market and is highly paid as well. Some popular IT companies in Nepal and abroad hire computer apps professionals. A graduate in BSc CSIT are also get opportunity to join government organizations as IT officers, network and system administrators, database administrators, and project managers. After completion of BSc CSIT, they can pursue their study in MCA (Master of Computer Applications), MSc CSIT, MIT, and MSc CS. 

Creative, logical students should pursue BSc CSIT degree

Why do students prefer BSc CSIT? Why should students study it?

Technology is growing day by day. Our daily life depends upon digital things either at home or office. This course is designed to get all kinds of knowledge about computer science and information technology. 

How are you promoting BSc CSIT in the market?
We are undertaking door-to-door marketing which means that we are going to each +2 colleges and giving them knowledge about IT, career opportunity, and challenges.

What type of job opportunities are there in the market for BSc CSIT graduates?
After completing the BSc CSIT degree, the graduates can get opportunities in every sector ranging from government service to private sector, ISP companies, software companies etc.

Why do employers prefer BSc CSIT graduates?
In BSc CSIT, the course is designed in such a way that the students are already able to grab the opportunities in the market. For instance, there is internship in the eighth semester which means students can get practical knowledge in any IT industry.

What are the basic requirements to study BSc CSIT?
They should be creative, logical, and familiar with programming.

What are the latest elements introduced in BSc CSIT?
Practical subjects have been introduced.

What type of new skills and knowledge do the students learn from BSc CSIT, which isn't possible in other subjects?
In BSc CSIT, the students are able to get knowledge about computing and information technology. 

Nearly every company needs computer experts

Why do students prefer BSc CSIT? Why should students study it? 

We’re in the 21st century and today everything’s about technology. In today’s society, information is paramount and information technology (IT) influences all kinds of human activity. 

Business relies on information technology to help them be more productive. This is a career that benefits any business by allowing companies to work more efficiently and to maximize productivity. And with it comes faster communication, electronic storage and the protection of important documents. 

I believe these are the factors that motivate any student to choose Bsc CSIT as their course of study. 
Student should study BSc CSIT because IT allows you to take your career in a number of different directions. Students can become a computer network architect, a computer programmer, a computer systems analyst, a database administrator, an information security analyst, an information architect, a web developer and much more.

How are you promoting BSc CSIT in the market? 
We generally hire experts to impart conceptual as well as practical knowledge to the students as per the curriculum. We are providing practical knowledge in IT domains such as network, software programming, database efficiency, web development and much more. The new teaching pedagogy is being followed which includes providing guest lectures from time to time, organizing annual IT events, conducting workshops, taking them to field visits, organizing industry-academia meet-ups and so on. The most interesting thing that we are working on is doing the market survey to understand the IT demands and needs so that we can nurture our students not only with the knowledge of syllabus but also with some of the valued added courses such as Python programming, Android training, and various others personality development skills. 

What type of job opportunities are there in the market for BSc CSIT graduates? 
Nearly every company needs computer experts to keep its systems up and running. You can find work in just various industries such as financial services, entertainment, government, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and more. There are plenty of career choices for IT graduates. To name a few, we have software development, network and database administration, web development, big data handling, graphic designer, system  and network analyst among others. 

Why do employers prefer BSc CSIT graduates?
As we live in a digital age, most industries rely on data and software programs. Computer Science and IT impact everything, from scientific research to health development, transport, banking, communications, you name it. Even objects like microwave ovens, refrigerators, or door locks are now connected to our Wi-Fi network and personal assistants. BSc CSIT graduates are the ones who will be having knowledge of working in the IT sector of these domains. It is the brilliant minds of IT graduates, whose passion for technology and creativity in making gadgets and computer programs that help us every single day. These reasons are enough for employers to prefer BSc CSIT graduates for their organization.

What are the things that students must be clear about before joining this course? 
The students should be very clear about three things. First they should have an interest in information technology. Secondly, they should have interest in software/logic and they should have an interest in the field of research.

What are the basic requirements to study BSc CSIT? 
Some of the basic requirements to study BSc CSIT is that you must be from a Science background in Plus 2 level. 

A minimum C+ grade in each subject of grades 11 and 12 with CGPA 2.0 or more, or a minimum score of second division in 10+2, PCL or equivalent in any discipline. 

Minimum of D grade for A level science students (Physics and Math subjects must be taken during the course of study) 

Minimum of Second division for “three years diploma in engineering” from CTEVT. (Physics and Math must be taken during the course of study). 

What are the latest elements introduced in BSc CSIT? 
BSc CSIT enforces practical classes for each IT subject. A complete three hours of practical examination is mandatory as per the new curriculum. Also, this course requires project work in the seventh semester and internship of three months in the final semester. This strengthens the IT knowledge and skills of the students and helps them survive in the booming IT industry of Nepal. 

What type of new skills and knowledge can be learnt from BSc CSIT, which isn't possible in other subjects? 
BSc CSIT course prepares students to pursue career advancement in the field of information technology which includes several different domains such as programming, hardware, networking, computing, database, animation, graphics and many more. At the completion of this degree, a student will be able to design real-world e-media products or create technical solutions to hardware and software problems. 

BSc CSIT imparts in-depth knowledge of computer hardware and software systems

Why do students prefer BSc CSIT? Why should students study it?

Students prefer BSc CSIT because it aims to provide the students with all sorts of knowledge in the field of information technology and computing. 

It offers intensive knowledge in theory, design, programming, and applications of computers, an in-depth understanding of computer systems and helps in developing creative and analytical skills of students.  Such knowledge and skills provide a basis for the students to solve technological problem, handling multi-tasking situation and to assess and develop computer-based solutions. 

Moreover, it imparts knowledge of computer and programming, logical environment in IT, knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sector. 

Why is this program relevant and practical for present market needs?
BSc CSIT is the only program that offers new challenges in modern computing environment. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication, networking environment, needs IT experts.

Thus, we focus and develop the underline principles of both computer science and information technology and shows how these principles can be applied to solve real world problems. We have known that IT skills are essential for both computer professionals and researchers including IT managers, system analysts, network administrators, computer programmers, database administrators, and web developers. 

Hence, we try to strengthen our students in building professional careers in the information technology sector, both inside and outside the country by offering them world-class education. 

What opportunities are there in the market for BSc CSIT graduates?
There are so many opportunities in the market for BSc CSIT graduates. It is one of the emerging courses that can take on global challenges.

BSc CSIT graduates have prosperous career opportunities in government, non-government, private and public organizations ranging from software companies, telecommunication and computer networking companies. 

They are in high demand for online shopping, paperless concept in government and non-government organizations and firms. They can choose career as software developer, web developer, network administrator, database administrator, IT manager, document specialist, information system auditor, artificial intelligence specialist, information system manager, cryptographer, system analyst, technical writer, database operator, among others. 

What are the latest elements introduced in BSc CSIT?
The new elements introduced in BSc CSIT are AI, cryptography, image processing which are needed for 21st century people in their every day work life. BSc CSIT students have to mandatorily design a major project related to IT, and they are required to take part in internship program to show their skills and knowledge in the real IT sector.

What type of skills BSc CSIT students acquire, which isn’t possible in other subjects?
Students of BSc CSIT learn many new skills and knowledge that is not possible in other subjects. Recent emergence of global business offers new opportunities and challenges. It had led to the emergence of new technologies for data processing and communication and networking. 

BSc CSIT program provides the students with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge to take on these challenges. It enables student to effectively participate in solving the complex problems of the IT industry which is very hard for other IT and non-IT courses. The BSc CSIT course has been revised, and updated according to the need of modern business firm, government sectors, non-government sectors and has been equipped with different technological knowledge from time to time. 

What are the things that the government, universities and other authorities should do to improve quality of education in Nepal? 
There are so many things the government, universities and other authorities need to do to improve quality of education that can compete with world-class education. First, they have to think about relevant infrastructural development. Then, highly qualified, dedicated, research-oriented, professionals should be recruited in university education. Monitoring and evaluation system should be made effective. Resources should be made available as per the students' needs and desire. 

There should be a provision of impartial evaluation system of teachers and a system of reward and punishment based on their performance. In the IT sector, we have to think on e-commerce, e-governance so that citizen of world can have a common ground for doing different activities. There should be a healthy competition between constituent and affiliated colleges of TU.

What are the things that students must be clear about before joining this course?
Before joining this course, students must be clear about what is information technology. They have to be ready for the changing context of the world. They have to be ready for keeping themselves updated on the market demands. Since, it is not limited to one place, one country, or one continent, they have to be ready to learn global issues in the IT field.  Not only this, they should be willing to conduct different research works in the IT field and show remarkable results. Since it is practical subject, students should be ready to do and show their results to the world.

Apps developers are among the highest earners

Why do students prefer BSc CSIT? Why should they study it?
BSc CSIT graduates have very good employment prospects in Nepal as well as in foreign countries. There are extensive opportunities for IT graduates. Data scientists and apps and game developers, database managers have good scope in the job markets and receive high pay checks. Android and iOS apps developers are among the highest earners in the world. Data scientists and IT managers also earn equally high. Moreover, there are numerous jobs available everywhere for a competent BSc CSIT graduate. This is why students are attracted towards this course. 

How are you promoting BSc CSIT in the market?
We are building a community of IT enthusiasts at our college who collaborate and make projects during their studies. This gives our student an edge in the market and our alumni speak well for us to promote the program. We believe that hundreds of applications received for the program is because of the leadership we present in the market for an education that believes in learning beyond the classroom. 

What opportunities are there in the market for BSc CSIT graduates?
As a BSc CSIT graduate from Kathford, you will not only get jobs in software companies, but will also have doors open in the rapidly growing IT departments in various sectors including the public sector, healthcare, manufacturing, banking, development, and research. Our graduates, since the last decade, have been working in various organizations in technologies like mobile application, web application, gaming, e-commerce, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data management, and software development.

Why do employers prefer BSc CSIT graduates?
As a pioneer IT course in Tribhuvan University BSc. CSIT graduates are imparted with different modern-day IT skills like programing, networking, cyber security, computer graphics, computing and much more. A student with a BSc CSIT degree has it all that takes to be in an IT company and employers know that very well. They have a tested set of BSc CSIT graduates already in their organization and that is the reason they choose BSc CSIT graduates. 

What are some basic requirements to study this program?
Any student who has studied physics and mathematics at the intermediate, +2 or diploma level, has at least C in all subjects and has passed the IOST entrance examination is eligible to enroll in BSc CSIT course. 

What are the latest elements introduced in BSc CSIT?
New age technological advancements like artificial intelligence, design and analysis of algorithms, simulation and modeling, e-governance are some of the latest elements in the BSc CSIT program.  

Our students are our brand ambassadors

Why do students prefer BSc CSIT? Why should students study it?
BSc CSIT is a four year course affiliated to Tribhuvan University. In addition to conventional lectures, it involves a great deal of practical and project works. The program develops the underlying principles of both computer science and information technology and shows how these principles can be applied to real world problems. 

How are you promoting the program in the market?
Our students are our brand ambassadors. Our quality education itself speaks in the activities and behavior of our students. We also conduct different seminars, workshop to raise awareness toward BSc CSIT program. Along with that, we also use different digital and print media to promote BSc CSIT program. 

What types of opportunities are there in the market for BSc CSIT graduates?
Our graduates have different career option after the completion of the course, like database administrator, network administrator, software developer, system analyst, system security officer, web developer, IT consultant, IT officer, educationist etc. Students can be employed in any government offices, software companies, banks, school, and colleges, NGOs/INGOs, among others. 

Why do employers prefer BSc CSIT graduates?
Employees prefer BSc CSIT graduates because the course is closely designed to address the demand of market. Project works and internship done by students fills the gap between the academia and the industry.

What are the basic requirements to study this course?
ISc with physics and mathematics as major with a minimum of second division, or +2 with physics and mathematics as major with a minimum C Grade in each subject, or A Level with physics and mathematics as major with at least D Grade in each subject, or has passed a three year CTEVT course with a minimum of second division mark with physics and mathematics. Along with that the student must pass the Institute of Science and Technology (IOST), TU. 

What are the latest elements introduced in the program?
Some of the latest elements introduced in the program include physics, multimedia computing, game technology, and mobile application development. 

What is unique to this program compared to other courses?
Group and team work, industrial exposure, core computer science and IT focused subjects.


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