At the Central Institute of Science and Technology College (CIST College), we are dedicated to creating a learning environment that goes beyond the confines of traditional education. Our goal is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in a dynamic global environment. By integrating theory and practice, we prepare our students for a brighter future filled with real-world implications.
Our vision is to become a leading center of research and academic excellence in the fields of health, science & technology, and management. We strive to push the boundaries of knowledge and make significant contributions to these areas, both nationally and internationally.
Our mission is to provide high-quality education that matches international standards to students from all backgrounds. We believe in producing highly skilled professionals in the fields of health, science & technology, and management. Through our education, we aim to contribute to the nation-building process and create a positive impact on society.
Producing Competent Human Resources: We aim to produce basic, mid, and upper-level competent human resources in the fields of health, science & technology, and management. Our programs are designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their chosen fields.
National and International Development: We conduct research and activities that contribute to the development of health, science & technology, and management at both national and international levels. Through collaboration and partnerships, we aim to drive innovation and progress in these areas.
Providing Services to Public and Private Sectors: We offer a range of health, science & technology, and management-related services to both public and private sectors. Our expertise is available to support organizations and industries in their pursuit of growth and excellence.
Creating a Network for Future Development: We establish strong connections with reputed national and international academic agencies and institutions. This network serves as a platform for the future development of our students, offering them opportunities for growth, collaboration, and exposure to diverse perspectives.
Nurturing Ethical and Responsible Professionals: We are committed to nurturing students into ethical and responsible managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals. Our focus is on developing excellent leadership qualities and instilling sound management knowledge, skills, and values that will guide our graduates in making positive contributions at national and international levels.
Fostering Creativity, Innovation, and Effective Team Building: We believe in creating an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and effective team building. We strive to bring out the best in our students, providing them with the tools and support they need to think critically, solve problems, and collaborate effectively.
Inspiring Continuous Improvement: We inspire continuous improvement through various initiatives such as continuing education, faculty development programs, consultation, and research. By staying updated with the latest advancements in our fields, we ensure that our education remains relevant and prepares students for the challenges of the future.
At the CIST College, we are committed to providing an education that not only imparts knowledge but also nurtures the holistic development of our students. With our strong faculties and staff, we strive for excellence and aim to deliver professional, ethical education that prepares our graduates for success in a rapidly changing world.
CIST College is dedicated to providing students with a conducive learning environment and essential facilities to support their education and overall growth. The college offers a range of facilities designed to enhance the learning experience and promote holistic development.
- Well-Qualified and Experienced Faculty Members: CIST College boasts a team of well-qualified and experienced faculty members who are committed to delivering quality education. They provide guidance, mentorship, and support to students, ensuring a high standard of teaching and learning.
- Library with E-resources: The college has a well-stocked library that offers a wide range of books, journals, reports, and e-resources. Students have access to updated and latest editions of academic resources, allowing them to enhance their knowledge and research capabilities.
- Well-Equipped Labs: CIST College features well-equipped labs in various disciplines, including Computer, B Pharm, and BPH. These labs provide students with hands-on practical training under the guidance of experienced instructors. The labs are equipped with the necessary tools and equipment to facilitate effective learning and experimentation.
- Classrooms with Audio-Visual Teaching Aids: The classrooms at CIST College are equipped with audio-visual teaching aids, creating an interactive and engaging learning environment. The use of multimedia tools enhances the teaching and learning process, making it more dynamic and effective.
- Standby Generator: To ensure an uninterrupted power supply, the college has a standby generator. This ensures that teaching and learning activities are not disrupted during power outages or load shedding, providing a seamless learning experience for students.
- Convenient Transportation System: The college is located in an area that is well-connected with the valley's public transportation system. This makes it convenient for students and staff to commute to and from the college, ensuring easy accessibility.
- Pleasant Physical Environment: CIST College boasts a pleasant physical environment with ample natural light and ventilation. The campus provides a serene and comfortable atmosphere, creating a conducive space for learning and personal growth.
- Hostel Facilities: To cater to the accommodation needs of students, there are several girls' and boys' hostels located around the college. These hostels offer a safe and comfortable living environment, promoting a sense of community among the students.
- Cafeteria: The college cafeteria operates from 7 am to 4 pm, providing hygienic meals and snacks at reasonable prices. It serves as a space for students and staff to relax, socialize, and rejuvenate during breaks.
- Sports and Cultural Activities: CIST College emphasizes the importance of sports and organizes various sports activities and events in collaboration with students. An annual sports week is held, featuring both indoor and outdoor sports events, as well as cultural programs, fostering a spirit of teamwork, fitness, and cultural exchange.
- Scholarship Opportunities: CIST College provides scholarship opportunities to deserving students based on government rules and regulations. Additionally, the college awards a cash prize to students who achieve the highest scores in university examinations, further motivating and recognizing academic excellence.
- Inclusive Facilities: The college offers specialized facilities such as well-equipped laboratories in various disciplines, including Pharmacognosy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutics, General Chemistry, Industrial, Pharmacology, Instrumental, Public Health, Anatomy, Physiology, First Aid, Nutrition, Environmental, and Health Education and Communication. These laboratories support practical learning, research, and experimentation.
CIST College is committed to providing comprehensive facilities that promote effective learning, personal development, and career advancement for its students. The availability of these facilities enhances the overall educational experience, ensuring that students receive a well-rounded education in their chosen fields of study.
At the CIST College, we offer a range of courses affiliated with Pokhara University. Our programs are designed to empower students in the fields of healthcare and pharmacy, providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in these dynamic industries.
- Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm): Our Bachelor of Pharmacy program is designed to build a strong foundation in pharmaceutical sciences. This comprehensive course equips students with a deep understanding of the principles and practices of pharmacy. With a curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge and practical training, students develop the skills needed to excel as pharmacy professionals. We offer 40 seats in this program, providing ample opportunities for students to pursue their passion for pharmacy.
- Bachelor of Public Health (BPH): The Bachelor of Public Health program focuses on promoting community well-being and addressing public health challenges. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students learn about various aspects of public health, including epidemiology, health policy, environmental health, and healthcare management. By understanding the social determinants of health and implementing effective interventions, graduates of this program are prepared to make a positive impact on the health of communities. We offer 40 seats in this program, enabling students to contribute to public health initiatives.
- M Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy: Our M Pharm in Clinical Pharmacy program is designed for pharmacy graduates who wish to specialize in the clinical aspects of pharmacy practice. This program equips students with advanced knowledge and skills in patient care, therapeutics, medication management, and pharmacy research. With a focus on evidence-based practice, graduates of this program are prepared to play a crucial role in optimizing medication therapy and ensuring patient safety. We offer 12 seats in this program, providing a focused and personalized learning experience.
At CIST College, we are committed to providing high-quality education in the fields of healthcare and pharmacy. Through our comprehensive programs and limited seat availability, we ensure that students receive individual attention and guidance to excel in their chosen areas of study. Join us in shaping the future of healthcare and pharmacy through our rigorous and enriching courses.
For Bachelor of Public Health (BPH):
To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) program at Central Institute of Science and Technology College (CIST College), prospective students must meet the following criteria:
- Completion of 10+2 Science (Biology stream) or PCL Science (Biology Stream) or PCL/Diploma in Health Sciences (any stream).
- Alternatively, an equivalent degree recognized by Pokhara University is also acceptable.
- Applicants must have a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in their previous academic qualification.
- Grading System:
- For applicants with a CGPA grading system, a minimum of 2.4 CGPA in aggregate is required.
- Additionally, a minimum grade of C+ in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB), and a minimum grade of C in other subjects is necessary.
For Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm):
Prospective students seeking admission to the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) program at CIST College must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
- Completion of 10+2 Science (Biology stream) or PCL Science (Biology Stream) or Diploma in Pharmacy.
- Alternatively, an equivalent degree recognized by Pokhara University is also acceptable.
- Candidates must have a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in their previous academic qualification.
- Grading System:
- For applicants in the Physical Group, a minimum of 2.4 CGPA in aggregate is required.
- In addition, a minimum grade of C+ in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM), and a minimum grade of C in other subjects is necessary.
- Biological Group:
- For applicants in the Biological Group, a minimum of 2.4 CGPA in aggregate is required.
- Moreover, a minimum grade of C+ in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB), and a minimum grade of C in other subjects is necessary.
For Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Clinical Pharmacy:
For admission to the Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) program in Clinical Pharmacy at CIST College, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Possession of a B.Pharm degree or an equivalent degree recognized by Pokhara University.
- Candidates must have a CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 scale or its equivalent relative conversion in case of other grading systems.
- Alternatively, a minimum of 55% in the percentage system is acceptable.
Prospective students who meet the above criteria are eligible to apply for admission to the Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) program in Clinical Pharmacy at CIST College.
CIST College recognizes the importance of supporting students in their academic journey and offers various scholarship opportunities to eligible candidates. Here is the scholarship information provided by the college:
Full Academic Scholarship:
- From its inception, CIST College has been providing full academic scholarships to students in accordance with the government rules and regulations.
- These scholarships are awarded based on the policies set by the government.
- The specific criteria and selection process for these scholarships are determined by the Ministry of Education and Pokhara University.
- The college awards these scholarships to 10% of the enrolled students, who are nominated by the Ministry of Education or Pokhara University.
Cash Prize for Highest Scores:
- CIST College acknowledges and rewards academic excellence by offering a cash prize to students who achieve the highest scores in the university examinations.
- A cash prize of Rs. 15,000.00 is provided to the top-scoring students in each semester for both the Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) and Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) programs.
- If there are multiple students with equal scores, the cash prize is equally divided among them.
These scholarship initiatives at CIST College aim to recognize and encourage outstanding academic performance among students. The full academic scholarship program and cash prizes for highest scores provide additional motivation and support to students pursuing their education at the college.