Nepal Engineering Council Conducts First-Ever Engineering License Exam
The Nepal Engineering Council (NEC) has conducted its first-ever engineering license exam to allow engineers to register and work professionally in Nepal. The exam was held on March 26, 2023, at Pulchowk Engineering Campus.
- The council administered the exam for 20 categories of engineering to more than 2,000 engineering graduates who intend to practice in Nepal.
- The exam is a requirement for engineers who wish to do engineering professon in Nepal, and it is expected to ensure that engineers possess the necessary knowledge and skills to work professionally.
Importance of Exam:
- The NEC has introduced the exam to promote quality engineering education and to ensure that only qualified engineers are practicing in Nepal.
- The exam will also help to maintain the professional standards of engineering and to promote quality and dignified engineering professions.
Comments from Officials:
- Shivmangal Giri, Registrar and Member Secretary of NEC stated that the council introduced the exam to regulate the engineering profession and ensure that qualified engineers are practicing in Nepal.
- Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Narayankaji Shrestha inspected the exam and expressed his confidence that the exam will ensure fairness and quality in the engineering profession.
- Padam Shahi, President of the NEC, explained that the exam is a suggestion to universities about quality engineering education and is expected to improve the overall standards of engineering in Nepal.
The NEC's introduction of the engineering license exam is a significant step towards ensuring the quality and standard of engineering education and profession in Nepal. The exam will ensure that only qualified engineers practice in Nepal, which will promote quality and dignified engineering professions.
Published on 27th March 2023