National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) is a product of a noble vision of distinguished intellectuals of the Country. It is a landmark that creates the atmosphere to promote the technical and managerial skill in the region. It aims to provide greater opportunities of learning, to the unexplored talents, especially in the western region of our country.
NAST was founded in 2057 B.S. with the objective to provide Computer/Civil Engineering program. While being affiliated to Pokhara University, NAST aimed to fulfill the deficiency in modern technical knowhow in Nepal. The college started to teach Computer Engineering from the year of its establishment. Taking into consideration, the inevitable importance of technical education as well as management scenario in the world, it was best realized by NAST who pioneered in Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) in 2058 B.S., Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in 2065 B.S. and Bachelor of Civil Engineering(BE Civil) in 2067 B.S. In order to backup technical and managerial scholars, NAST initiated +2 (Science and Management) program with high priority from 2058 B.S. and 2062 B.S. respectively.
Striving for excellence in its academic pursuit, NAST also intends to carry out research and promotional activities for the growth and dissemination of scientific, technical and managerial knowledge,which then positions NAST into a leading academic institution of the country.