Prepare for the IOE Entrance Examination: BE, BSc. CSIT, B.ARCH

Prepare for the IOE Entrance Examination: BE, BSc. CSIT, B.ARCH

Prepare for the IOE Entrance Examination: BE, BSc. CSIT, B.ARCH

The IOE entrance examination serves as the gateway for aspiring students to secure admission into the reputed engineering, computer science, and architecture programs offered by the Institute of Engineering. It evaluates candidate’s knowledge, and skills in relevant subjects to ensure they possess the required academic foundation for their chosen field of study.

What is the IOE Entrance Examination?

The Institute of Engineering (IOE) entrance examination is a highly competitive and prestigious exam in Nepal. It is conducted annually by Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering, which is recognized for its excellence in engineering education. The IOE offers various undergraduate programs including Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology (BSc. CSIT), and Bachelor of Architecture (B.ARCH).

Exam Pattern 

The IOE entrance examination is Computer Based Test (CBT) and comprises two parts A and B, in total of 140 marks: 

  • Part A: comprises 60 multiple-choice Questions (MCQS), each carrying 1 mark. 

  • Part B: comprises 40 multiple choice Questions (MCQS), each carrying 2 marks. 

Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria for the IOE Entrance Examination are as follows:

1. The examination is open to students who have completed 10+2 or equivalent examinations in the science stream.

2. Core subjects must include Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.

3. Students must have obtained at least 45% aggregate score in the qualifying examination.

Passing IOE Entrance Exam Criteria:

1. Students must score 55 and above to pass the IOE entrance exam.

2. It is crucial to note that there is a negative marking for wrong answers.

Application Process:

1. Eligible students can apply for the IOE Entrance Examination by filling out the online form available at

2. For more detailed information on eligibility criteria and necessary documents, applicants can visit the IOE’s official page at

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The syllabus for the entrance exam is based on the 10+2 level science curriculum. 

How to prepare for the IOE entrance exam? 

Preparing for the IOE (Institute of Engineering) entrance exam requires a structured approach and guidance. Here's a guide to help you prepare effectively:

  • Understand the Exam Pattern: Familiarize yourself with the exam pattern, including the number of questions, marking scheme, and duration of the exam. Knowing the structure of the exam will help you plan your preparation accordingly.

  • Gather Study Materials: Collect all the necessary study materials, including textbooks, reference books, previous years' question papers, and online resources. Ensure that the study materials cover the entire syllabus comprehensively.

  • Create a Study Schedule: Develop a study schedule that suits your routine and allows sufficient time for each subject. Allocate more time to difficult topics while ensuring that you cover the entire syllabus before the exam.

  • Practice Regularly: Practice is key to success in any entrance exam. Solve as many practice questions and sample papers as possible to improve your - speed and accuracy. Additionally, practicing previous years' question papers will familiarize you with the exam pattern and types of questions asked.

  • Time Management: Time management is crucial during the exam. Practice solving questions within the stipulated time limit to improve your speed. Divide your time wisely between different sections of the exam to ensure that you attempt all questions.

  • Seek Clarifications: If you encounter any doubts or difficulties while studying, don't hesitate to seek help from teachers, mentors, or online forums. Clarifying your doubts timely will ensure a better understanding of the concepts.

  • Mock Tests: Take mock tests regularly to assess your preparation level and identify areas that need improvement. Analyze your performance in mock tests and work on your weak areas accordingly.

  • Stay Healthy: Maintain a healthy lifestyle during the preparation period. Get an adequate amount of sleep, and don’t skip your meals to keep your mind and body fit for studying.

Prepare for the IOE Entrance Examination with Ambition Guru

Due to the competitive and challenging nature of the IOE entrance exam, only a limited number of students pass the IOE Entrance examination and get into their desired engineering college in Nepal. We understand the challenges posed by this demanding examination which is why we're here to be your trusted partner. Ambition Guru will guide you through the preparation process for the IOE Entrance Examination. 

Why choose Ambition Guru?

Here's how we can help you prepare for the IOE Entrance Exam:

Live Classes: Learn exclusively from expert instructors in an interactive environment, ask questions in real-time, clear doubts, and revisit it anytime with on-demand recordings.

Daily Practice Paper (DPP): Get expert-crafted daily practice papers designed to reinforce key concepts and improve problem-solving abilities.

Recorded videos by expert instructors: Learn from engaging, passionate instructors who break down complex concepts into bite-sized pieces.

100% Syllabus Coverage: The Ambition Guru App will cover all the TU Syllabus.

MCQs with Explanations: Access the collection of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) accompanied by detailed explanations for your understanding.

Practice with model sets: Put your knowledge to the test with mock tests for each chapter and detailed feedback to identify areas for improvement. 

Past Papers: A collection of Past Exam Papers to familiarize with the exam patterns and get insights into potential question types. 

Downloadable Notes: Downloadable notes for each chapter are also included for your better understanding of the subject matter. 

24/7 support: Get your questions answered and stay motivated with our ‘Ask’ feature dedicated to student support.

Effective Exam Strategies: Learn proven strategies and techniques to tackle exam questions with confidence and precision.

Accessible Learning: Enjoy the flexibility of accessing course materials and recorded classes anytime, anywhere through our user-friendly e-learning app.

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