A reputed long term program in TITI
TITI offers several long and short term training courses. Amongst the programs, Bachelor of Technical Education
(B. Tech. Ed) is one of the long term programs (48 months) of TITI conducted in affiliated with Kathmandu
University. The main purpose of this program is to upgrade the career of individuals working in public and private
sectors as instructors, teachers or trainers in technical subjects and extension workers in community.
A total of three batches completed this course in 2001, 2008 and 2011 respectively. Currently, there are two batches
which started in 2015 and 2016. These two batches are running in the second and the third year with extension
in Agriculture and Livestock. In the third-year-batch, there are 21 students, among them 14 are in the Livestock
extension group and 7 are in the Agriculture group. Similarly, in the second-year-batch, there are 14 students where
8 are in the Agriculture group and 6 are in the Livestock group.
All the students enrolled in the B.Tech.Ed program are in-service students from Nepal Government’s Department of
Livestock Services and Department of Agriculture, Nepal Agriculture Research Council (NARC) and CTEVT.
Students who want to join this program have to pass the entrance exam conducted by Kathmandu University. The minimum
pre-requisite for this program is a two-year Technical Certificate, Intermediate or Diploma in related technical
subjects with at least second division in the intermediate level or 70% in TSLC. Students can enroll in this program
twice a year, either in the February session or in the August session. The program is divided into eight semesters and
the total credit hours of the program is 148 (research/teaching internship – 17 credit hours, occupation related 65
credit hours, core course – 42 credit hours, information technology competence- 9 credit hours). At the end of each
semester, there will be a semester exam. At the end of the program, every student is required to take a
comprehensive examination administered by Kathmandu University. Graduates of this program are eligible to join
the Master programs in related areas. Since 2016, TITI has been running this program by establishing a separate
Education Department to make it more effective.