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 offering 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 developing and applying 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 in nature 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
- 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.
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.
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.
Scope and Career Prospects
BIM graduates can work in both the IT and Management sector. Some of the job profiles that BIM graduates can explore is mentioned below:
- System Analyst
- Software programmer
- Project Manager
- Mobile Application Developer
- SEO expert
- MIS / IT / Computer Officer
- Software Project Manager
- Web Developer Programmer
- IT Faculty and Computing
- Database Administrator
- Database Developer
- Quality Assurance expert
- Network Engineer
- System Administrator
- IT Manager
- System Auditor
- Business Project Manager
- Business Analyst
- Marketing Manager
- Sales Manager and many more.