Khwopa Engineering College (KhEC), an undertaking of Bhaktapur Municipality, is Nepal's first community-based engineering college. KhEC was established in 2001 A.D. (2058 B.S.) in affiliation with the highly esteemed Purbanchal University, Nepal.
KhEC was initiated with the vision of establishing Bhaktapur as the center of excellence thereby intellectualizing the entire society through engineering knowledge.
KhEC aims to provide the nation engineers and architects, dedicated to the country and people, with sound theoretical and practical knowledge, competence and skill. KhEC is dedicated to providing quality education with an affordable fee accessible to people from economically common strata of the society.
KhEC conducted Bachelor in Civil Engineering (4 Years) and Architecture (5 Years) from 2001, BE in Computer Engineering from 2002 and BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering from 2003. Accordingly, KhEC conducted ME in Earthquake Engineering from 2005 and MSc in Urban Design and Conservation from 2006.
KhEC is well driven ahead by wise management, competent and enthusiastic academic faculty, sound physical and academic infrastructure, being strongly backed by the people of Bhaktapur. The goals are being well materialized through regular classes, in-depth practical assignments, field studies, excursions and report writing and internal examinations which are recipes for the success of every student, are carefully managed.
Within a short span of establishment, KhEC has been an attractive destination for students from all over the Nation who aspires to become competent engineers and architects.
KhEC has been felicitated as the best college among affiliated colleges by the Purbanchal University in 2076 at the occasion of the 26th annual function and closing ceremony of the silver jubilee.