"NEXT" NCIT Expo On Technology 2019

NEXT is a 3 day event organized by Nepal College of Information Technology - NCIT, which is going to be held on July 18th, 19th and 20th 2019 (Shrawan 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2076). Some salient feature of NEXT event are Project Exhibition, Logic Battle, Rapid Coding Tournament, Seminars on hot topics and much more. Prize for competitions rang from 3,000 NPR to 20,000 NPR. NEXT is going to be the first and the biggest ever technological fest in the history of NCIT. Third year students of this college are actively involved in succeeding this event.

Nepal College of Information Technology

Nepal College of Information Technology (NCIT) was established in 2001 AD and is located at Balkumari, Lalitpur. NCIT runs Pokhara University affiliated Bachelor's and Master's programs - BE, BCA, ME, MSC and MCIS. The Engineering degree from NCIT are approved by Nepal Engineering Council. NCIT is one of the top college in Technology in Nepal. The College is also an authorized training partner of CISCO, Red Hat, and Microsoft.

Need of NEXT

NCIT being one of the top technical college in Nepal has not organized any remarkable events. Also Every year the third Saturday of September, (Nepal Open Source Klub) NOSK used to organize a day event called Software Freedom Day (SFD). NOSK is a group of students who believe in open source. This event was first organized on 2004, 28th August. Since 2006 Software Freedom Day has been held on the third Saturday of September. But this even was not organized on 2018. Check Software Freedom Day 2017, NOSK NCIT. SFD is a international event organized world wide, ie. not the event of college itself. Which leads to organize a event with in college and here is NEXT.

NCIT Expo On Technology 2019

The technical events included in this 3 day event are :
  • Hackathon
  • Workcamp
  • Tech talks
  • Seminar
  • Programming Competition
  • Rapid code tournament
  • Robo Racing
  • Robo Soccer
  • Project Exhibition
  • Walk-In Inteview
  • Open Source Promotion

Participants who can get benefited from this event include:
  • Graduate and Undergraduate students from various universities
  • Engineers and engineering students
  • IT students
  • Consultants
  • General Public
  • Technical Professionals
  • Technical Organizations
  • Industries

Objectives and Goals of this Event

The organizing committee conclude that
Students become active participants in the learning process not only through the consumption of content but through critical thinking and problem solving by creating own content.
Thus this event aim to provide students a platform to demonstrate their talent, connect with other similar developers and students, provide new learning environment via challenging themselves, meet new people and learn more about the diverse fields.

Seminars

Seminars on different hot topics affecting engineers and technicians across the globe are through the day in all 3 days. The seminars are from Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking to Entrepreneurship and start-up, from AI and Big Data to Blockchain technology and Cloud and fog computing to 5G Technology. Time Schedule of the seminar:
Topic Date Time
Cyber security & Ethical hacking. (Pros and Cons) 2076/04/02 11:00 to 11:45
TBM tunneling First practice in case of Bheri-Babai Nepal. 2076/04/02 11:00 to 11:45
Entrepreneurship, Start-up Ideas and Leadership Development. 2076/04/02 12:30 to 1 :15
5G Technology. 2076/04/03 11:00 to 11:45
WISTEM. 2076/04/03 12:30 to 1 :15
Digital Marketing. 2076/04/04 11:00 to 11:45
AI and Big Data. 2076/04/02 12:30 to 1 :15
Share market and analysis. 2076/04/02 2:00 to 2:45
Metro-rail and Mono-rail in Kathmandu city. 2076/04/03 11:00 to 11:45
Cloud and fog computing. 2076/04/03 12:30 to 1 :15
Concept and challenges in Nijgadh airport/ HSETG engineering 2076/04/04 11:00 to 11:45
Crypto currency and Blockchain technology 2076/04/03 2:00 to 2:45

TechTalks

Tech talks are another important part of the event that hosts platform for technology based topics. Tech talk welcomes all distinguished academics to share their creative and innovative technologies. Schedule for TechTalks:
Topic Date Time
Latex 2076/04/02 10:45 to 11:45
Physical Pen test 2076/04/03 10:45 to 11:45
Sensors Interfacing 2076/04/02 12:15 to 1:15
Talk Program in Quality control at construction. 2076/04/03 12:15 to 1:15
React and Node JS. 2076/04/03 2:00 to 3:00
Talk program on Bio-Engineering 2076/04/04 2:00 to 3:00
Full Stack Development. 2076/04/02 10:45 to 11:45

Games

Game competition is also another interesting part of this event included games are:
  • PUBG: MOBILE
  • PUBG
  • DOTA 2
  • FIFA 19
  • CS: GO

Competition and Pricing

There are different competitions and pricing schema.
Competition Prize Registration
Project Exhibition Winning team of any category will be awarded with cash prize Rs.10,000
Best Presentation : Rs.5000
Best Idea : Rs.5000
Young innovative idea for intermediate(+2) students : Rs.5000
People Choice Award : Rs.5000
Registration fee : Rs.2000
Deadline : 30th Asadh, 2076
Logic Battle 1st prize: Rs.9000
2nd prize: Rs.4500
[Certificates will be given to 4 groups]
Date: 3rd of Shrawn
Time 10:00 am
No. of members: 1 to 3 per group
Duration: 3-4 hrs
Registration Deadline: 25th of Ashad
Form charge: Rs. 300 per group
Rapid Coding Tournament 1st prize: Rs.6000
2nd prize: Rs.3000
[Certificates will be given to 4 groups]
Date: 2nd of Shrawn
Time 10:00 am
No. of members: 2
Duration: 5-6 hrs
Registration Deadline: 25th of Ashad
Form charge: Rs. 200 per group
Hackathon Winner 20,000
First runner up 10,000
Best idea 3,000
Best Presentation 3,000
Start time:8:00 am (2nd of shrawan)
End time : 12:30 pm (4th of shrawan)
No. of members:2 to  4
Event Duration: 23 hrs.
Registration charge: Rs. 2000 per team
Hardware Project Demonstration Winner: Rs.10,000
First runner up: Rs.5000
Registration: Rs. 2000 Deadline: Ashad 28, 2076
Games PUBG: MOBILE
1ST PRIZE: 10,000 + CHICKEN DINNER/KFC BUCKET MOST KILLS: 2500
Entry Fee: Rs.250 per person.
FIFA 19:
1ST PRIZE: 6,000 + JERSEY (CHOICE)
2ND PRIZE :4000+ JERSEY (CHOICE)
3RD PRIZE: 2000+ JERSEY (CHOICE)
Entry Fee: Rs. 500 per person.
DOTA 2
1ST PRIZE: 15000+TSHIRT+TROPHY
2ND PRIZE: 7000+TSHIRT
3RD PRIZE: 5000
Entry Fee:500 per person/ 2500 pre Team
CS: GO
1ST PRIZE: 15000+TSHIRT+TROPHY
2ND PRIZE: 7000+TSHIRT
3RD PRIZE: 5000
Entry Fee:500 per person/ 2500 pre Team

Conclusion

NEXT is a 3 day event organized by Nepal College of Information Technology - NCIT. This event is the first and the biggest ever technological fest in the history of NCIT. The event include Tech talks and Seminar on hot topics including AI, blockchain, cloud computing and more. This event involves an active participation of students from more than 37 affiliated colleges of Pokhara University, +2 colleges within the valley and other engineering colleges.

Note: Some Statistics included here may be changed in future, we try to keep the information up to date.
Learn more NEXT 2019

Scholarship in Nepal for Bachelor

Nepal is a developing country, many of the people are below the poverty level, Thus Scholarships are the source for the students to make better career. In Nepal different educational institutes provide scholarship to support the candidates and reach there goals. Scholarships for different level of education are available but here we will look about Scholarship in Nepal for Bachelor level.
Fee for education for higher studies are increasing day by day. It could not be possible for some people to get higher education without the support of Government or any other form of financial aid. Today here we try to list out all the scholarships available for Bachelor program with in Nepal.
Schloarship

Scholarships for Engineering

Engineering is one of the popular bachelor program in Nepal. Scope of engineering is increasing with the different development activities going on with in Nepal. With the increase of popularity and demand of Engineering there are various universities providing engineering program in Nepal.

IOF Tribhuvan University

Engineering Program of Tribhuvan University are under Institute of Engineering (IOE). There are different no of seats for different Engineering Program. To apply for IOE Engineering Scholarship you need to Fill up IOE Entrance Application. The entrance exam will be same for Paying and Regular (Scholarship) Candidates.

Program Scholarship Seats
Civil 192
Architecture 48
Electrical 48
Electronics and Communication 60
Mechanical 60
Computer 48
Agriculture 12
Industrial 12
Geomatics 24

Pokhara University

Pokhara University provide Scholarship for different Engineering program. Pokhara University provides scholarships to 10 percent of approved quota of students in affiliated Colleges and 20 percent in constituent schools. Scholarship on Pokhara University. Here are List of Programs and Scholarships. Unlike IOF, there is separate exam for Scholarship and paying program. 
S.N.ProgramScholarship Quota
1BE-COMPUTER69
2B ARCH15
3BE-CIVIL130
4BE-CIVIL & RURAL14
5BE-ELX & COM20
6BE-SOFTWARE24
7BE-IT25
8BE-ELE & ELC29
9BE-CIVIL FOR DIPLOMAHOLDERS4
TOTAL330

Kathmandu University

KU provide various scholarships to students. There are different scholarship program for different programs. For Engineering for each 30  fee  paying  students, ONE student will be admitted on full or partial scholarship. The scholarship is provided for first year and to continue getting the scholarship students should maintain a minimum total of 3.0 GPA. Also there is KU Load Scholarship.

Purbanchal University

Purbanchal University provide scholarship just as Pokhara university. Total of 10% seats are reserved for scholarship students. Selection process of Scholarship is 5% for Open candidates and 5% for reserved candidates.


Scholarship for Management

For Tribhuvan University Every campus/college can admit 32 students among them 2 students should be provided with 50% scholarship. The selection should be based on merit list.
For Pokhara University its clear just as Engineering program, 10 percent of approved quota of students in affiliated Colleges and 20 percent in constituent schools.
S.N.ProgramScholarship Quota
1BBA405
2BBA-BI108
3BCIS35
4BHCM25
5BHM90
6BBA-TT15
TOTAL678

Scholarship for Health Science

Pokhara University provides Scholarship program for Health Science program. Here are the quota distribution.
S.N.ProgramScholarship Quota
1B Pharm19
2B Sc MLT19
3BPH33
4B Sc in MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY2
5B Sc in MEDICAL BIO-CHEMISTRY3
7B Sc NURSING11
TOTAL87
Institute of Medicine (IOM) provides about 45 MBBS, 10 BSc.Nursing scholarship in paramedical courses in Nepal. General Category: 36 seats Underprivileged Group Scholarships (Reserved): 9 Seats
Ministry of Education (MOE) provides about 250 MBBS Scholarships (55% General and 45% Reserved quota) and about 40 BDS (55% General and 45% Reserved quota) in different Medical and Dental colleges in Nepal and abroad.
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) provided about 29 MBBS scholarships. For BDS program Scholarship seats are about 8.
Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) provided about 10 MBBS Full Scholarships and 16 partial Scholarships.

Scholarship for Huminities

Pokhara University Provides scholarship for Bachelor of Development Studies (BDEVS) = 14 and for Bachelor of English & Communication Studies (BECS) = 9 Which makes total of 23 seats.
This much? We are sorry we could not find more information, when we get we will update.

Scholarship for Other Program


Pokhara University provides scholarship on every program taught on the university. Pokhara university provides 61 programs (including masters and PhD.) and total of 1111 scholarship every academic year.

Other Scholarship in Nepal

Indian Embassy, Bangladesh Embassy, Japanese Embassy and many other provides scholarship in Nepal and aboard. Ministry of Education often publish Notices on Scholarship follow this link to go to the scholarship notice page https://moe.gov.np/category/scholarship-notice.html.

Conclusion

Education is being expensive day by day. Also there are numbers of scholarship available to support people who cannot pay by themselves. Here we list out some of the scholarship with in Nepal. We know there are lot more still missed in this list. While searching for scholarship there are no information even on the official sites.
We spent entire day to search and compile this list. If you are aware of some other scholarship please inform us. Here are Scholarship in Nepal for Bachelor we will prepare list of other level too. Have a good day.