QAA Certified College

Among the affiliated educational institutions of Pokhara University, it is the first educational institution to receive the Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QAA) certificate from the University Grants Commission (UGC).

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QAA Certified and 23 Years of Experience

National Academy of Science and Technology, popularly known as NAST, is an QAA Certified, english medium co- educational Institution. Patroned and promoted by a team of academicians, researchers and professionals renowned both at home and abroad, NAST has proved itself as a centre of learning for academic excellence in the field of science-technology and management.

We feel pleasure to state that we have been pioneering engineering education in the Country’s Western region.

  • 2000 A.D. : Bachelor of Computer Engineering under affiliation of Pokhara University.
  • 2001 A.D : Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)
  • 2008 A.D : Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • 2010 A.D : Bachelor of Civil Engineering (BE Civil)
  • 2022 A.D : QAA Certified from UGC Nepal


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Undergraduate Programs

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Why NAST ?

Well-equipped laboratories, library with adequate number of books and open access. Qualified, experienced and dedicated teaching faculties. Scholarship package for deserving and needy students. Peaceful and Pollution free environment. High speed Internet Facility. Healthy and spacious class rooms.

Exploring Potential

Exploring potential talents in the western region of the country.

Affordable and Quality

Providing affordable and quality education at global standards. Highly competent and skilled products.

Institutional Collaboration

Establishment of institutional linkage and collaboration with the institutions.


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Enroll with NAST

We have wide variety of courses in the field of IT, management, engineering and computer science.

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Er. Pritam Bhatta (BE Computer, First Batch 2000-2004 AD)

Branch Manager, Nepal Telecom, Kanchanpur

I enrolled in this college for my computer engineering degree, aiming to enhance my knowledge. Yet, it exceeded my expectations, going beyond knowledge acquisition to instill essential engineering attributes. Our department prioritizes hands-on learning over theory, with experienced faculty conducting various programs like seminars, workshops, technical talks etc. Semester breaks involve internships and mini-projects to enhance our practical skills. All faculties are cooperative and conscious regarding each student's academic improvement through regular mentoring The knowledge gained from NAST significantly contributes to my professional journey. Finally, my sincere heartfelt gratitude to the dedicated management and staff for shaping our promising future.

Er. Sapana Thakulla (BE Computer, 2012-2016 Batch)

Computer Engineer, Government of Nepal

The learning atmosphere, NAST offers is transformative inspiring to venture beyond your comfort zones and welcome fresh viewpoints. The abundance of tools, opportunities for independent study, and extracurricular activities has promoted holistic growth, fostering not only academic brilliance but also personal and professional development. I am grateful for giving me a life-changing education and fostering my passion for learning. I will be always taking pride to identify myself as a graduate holder of NAST College. I wholeheartedly recommend you to make your future bright by pursuing BE computer degree from NAST College.

Er. Dev Narayan Chaudhary (BE Computer, 2016-2020 Batch)

Sr. Software Engineer, Imark Pvt. Ltd., Kathmandu

I had an amazing experience at NAST where I received a well-rounded education and was constantly motivated to achieve my goals. The college's innovative environment, excellent facilities, and dedicated faculty enhanced my learning journey. NAST taught me the importance of embracing challenges, diversity, and discovering my true potential. I highly recommend considering NAST if you want to become a confident and compassionate leader with limitless opportunities.

Mr. Keshab Bist (BCA, 2010-2014 Batch)

Head Technical Assistant IT, Tribhuvan University

It is my proud to mention that I am one of the alumni of NAST. It is the best college for hardworking student who want to shape their career in the field of IT. NAST conveys sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge, enabling students to competently excel to work in their chosen fields. The knowledge I gained from this college is significantly supportive in my professional life.

Miss. Pridi Chand (BCA, 2016-2020 Batch)

QA Engineer, Cedargate, Kathmandu

As an alumna of NAST, I want to share my heartfelt gratitude for the perfect education and experiences I received during my stay at the college. Currently, I am serving as an Associate Data Quality Assurance (QA) professional at Cedargate, a leading IT company in Nepal. The skill and knowledge I gained at NAST have played a pivotal role in shaping my career and thrusting my success in the tech industry. I cherish the memories and connections formed at NAST, and I am eager to contribute to the college community in any way possible. Please feel free to reach out to me if there are any opportunities to support current students or fellow alumni. Thank you, NAST family for illuminating my journey to success.

Mr. Ganga Ram Sapkota, (BBA 2009-2013 Batch)

Section Officer, Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Minister Sudurpaschim Province, Nepal

I am proud to be an alumnus of NAST which has stood as a platform for elevating me to the position where I am today. In the fruitful four year spent I was nurtured and molded to face the challenges and grab the opportunities that lie ahead. The quality of staff and their friendly approach to guide and coach always stand out to the aspiring. The workshops and seminars arranged provide invaluable insights into the industry and market dynamics. I am very proud to be the product of NAST. A heartfelt salute to my respected teachers for enriching my life's journey.

Yogita Chaudhary (BBA, 2012-2016 Batch)

Assistant, Nepal Bank Limited

NAST College has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I've honed my leadership, time management, and team skills, elevating them to a new level of proficiency. The infrastructure of NAST College is one of the finest in the Sudurpaschim province is what it stands out the most. The best thing about this college is the cross-culture interaction between students from various parts of the country. The lecturers here make the college what it is today. NAST college mentors enriched both my academic and interpersonal skills. I am highly grateful to the entire NAST family.

Er. Sushil Chaudhary (BE Civil, 2010-2014 Batch)

Engineer, Project Office of Urban Development & Building Construction

I am very proud being a graduate of NAST with a B.E. in Civil. The college has very good faculty members who has always supported me during my four year’s journey at college for crafting the foundation for my professional life. The infrastructures, laboratory, library is very good here. The college have provided me both practical and theoretical knowledge which help me in my professional and personal life. I am very thankful to the college for be role model for building my career.

Er. Ashmita Ojha (BE Civil, 2011-2015 Batch)

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Lead, Mercy Corps Nepal

NAST is more than just an academic institution to me; it is a place I will forever cherish and worship for molding me into the person I am today. Despite being constantly told that I would never receive a quality education in my hometown Dhangadhi, I was and am determined to prove everyone wrong through the dedication and the joint efforts of myself and NAST. I am currently on a journey to embrace a beautiful professional life, and I am grateful for the education I have received, which never even required me to compromise the love and support of my parents. The credit for providing me with such a valuable education by NAST will always remain unforgettable. I always feel proud to carry the name of this esteemed college with me.