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Bachelor of Information Management (BIM)
Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) In today’s competitive world only having knowledge about the business is not enough to sustain in the market, gaining the IT skills goes a long way. To address this need, Bachelor of Information Management program was developed. BIM aspires to produce skilled and competent IT professionals capable to function in the dynamic business environment. The course provides a comprehensive understanding about both management and IT. The program exposes students to the latest development of the information technology and ever-changing business environment. It consists of foundation courses of 24 credit hours, business courses of thirty credit hours, computer and IT courses of 60 credit hours, elective courses of six credit hours and internship & project work of 6 credit hours. Some major objectives of the BIM program are: • To develop communication, analytical and decision-making skills • To equip students with skill and knowledge required to function as an IT professional • To provide students with the managerial skills • To provide students with the comprehensive understanding of the contemporary and emerging technologies and its applications as well as its effect on function of the information system • Develop a strong foundation for higher level education Cost of Study: It cost 4 to 5 lakhs to study the Bachelor of Information Management program. Duration of Course The BIM degree is conferred to the students after studying for three years. The program is spread over eight semesters consisting of 126 credit hours. In each semester there will be fifteen to eighteen credit hours. Career Prospect in Nepal: Since BIM graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of both management and IT, grads will find jobs in business firms that use computers extensively. This degree opens a door in both private and public organizations. Grads with this degree have option to work as IT Faculty and Computing, Web Developer Programmer, Software Project Manager, MIS/ IT/ Computer Officer, System Administrator, Software Engineer, Software Programmer, System Analyst, Network Manager, Middle-level Manager / Officer, Sales and retail assistants, IT Consultants and Planners, Advertising and Marketing Executives etc. Admission Requirements: Eligibility Candidate seeking admission to the BIM program should have completed 12 years of education Candidate should have secured at least second division in +2 Candidate should have taken the CMAT examination and pass it. Only selected candidate will be called for the personal interview Document Checklist Complete and signed application form along with an application fee Copy of academic certificates (SLC/SEE and +2) Copy of character certificates issued by school and college Copy of citizenship card Two recent passport size photographs Scholarship Every college affiliated to the TU provides scholarship to two deserving students. The scholarship is endowed to those students who have passed their SLC or SEE through community schools and have passed CMAT. Up to fifty percent tuition fee is waivered. List of college offering Bachelor in Information Management Colleges affiliated to Tribhuvan University There are fifteen colleges affiliated to Tribhuvan University offering BIM course in Nepal: Institute of Management Studies College of Applied Business Hetauda Campus Morgan International College Orchid International College Thames International College Nagarjuna College of IT St. Xaviers Shanker Dev Campus National College of Computer Studies KIST College Prime College Kantipur College of Management and Information Technology Asian School of Management Nepal Commerce Campus Average salary: The fresher earn from NRs. 12,000 to NRs. 20,000 every month depending upon the post and organization. Further study options Grads with this degree can enroll in • Master of Business Administration (MBA in IT Program) • MBA • MBS • MBM • MCIS • MIT • MBA in Global Leadership and Management Program • Master of Finance and Control (MFC) Similar Courses B.Sc. Computer Science and Information Technology Bachelor of Information Technology Bachelor of Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Business Studies Bachelor of Business Management Bachelor of Business Administration Some FAQs Can I transfer credit from one university to another? Yes, but students can transfer their credit to only those universities acknowledge by the Tribhuvan University. The maximum credit allowed to transfer is 30 credit hours. Moreover, if students want to withdraw the study after completing the BIM partially, they are provided with the certificates mentioning the credit hours they have completed. (http://www.oic.edu.np/bim-college-in-kathmandu-nepal/) In which month CMAT test is held? Generally, CMAT test is held in September. Is it mandatory to attain the college? Students who fail to maintain at least 80% attendance are not qualified to attain in the semester-end examination. However, if student can provide the concrete reason why he/she could not attain the class it can be considered. How much mark should I secure to graduate? You should at least attain 2 GPA in every subject to graduate.