ICA which was established in 1997 and became first Partner Institute(PI) in 2002 currently
known as Overseas Study Center (OSC) of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
providing open learning platform for the learner. Its primary goal is to provide education to
student with Open Learning educational policy and Distance education method where student
can learn from anywhere, at any time and in their own pace without compromising professional and personal life.
ICA presently offers 9 different Academic, value added and awareness programs in management, Humanities, Social Science, Tourism, Computer Science, etc. It offers such program in collaboration with government and non-government agencies through arrangement of program specific work centers and a strong network of Learner Support Centers situated in different location of Nepal. The students enrolled in ICA can be freshers or professional from diverse field. ICA is currently taking admissions for the session of August 2018 programs are listed below.
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN TOURISM STUDIES (BTS)
BTS is a 3-year Degree Programme of 96 credits which is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in travel and tourism sector at different level with aim of making student familiar with the different aspect of the Tourism Industry and imparting basic training in organizing Tourism services and opening career opportunities.
BACHELOR IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (BCA)
BCA is course designed for 10+2 passed students who are willing to make career in computing/IT industry. After completing BCA Programme, a student should be able to get entry level job in the field of Information Technology or ITES.
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ARTS (BA)
BA is 3-year Degree Programme of 96 credits hours for the students who have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam. Student who do not have qualified certificate must attain its Bachelor’s Preparatory Programme (BPP) which is taken by IGNOU.
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMME IN COMMERCE (B.COM)
B.COM is 3 year programee of 96 credit which main objective is to help learner to develop competency in basic aspects of commerce..
MASTER’S DEGREE IN COMPUTER APPLICATION (MCA)
MCA programme is course prepared for the graduate students to make familiar with the latest computer software development and other various aspect of the software industry by providing outstanding environment. It has been designed with semester approach where first year course is aimed to develop skill in computer using various technologies, second year focused on providing conceptual frame work and third year provides the specialization and project work.
MASTER’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
Distance education MBA by IGNOU is accepted by Tribhuvan University(TU) and Kathmandu University(KU). The syllabus of correspondence MBA from IGNOU is a super set of all diploma programs. It is designed in a such a way that the learner has multiple exit point where after dropping out, at least they get Diploma in Management or similar diplomas. The placement prospects for the program varies from company to company.
MASTERS OF ARTS (English) (MEG)
Distance education MEG by IGNOU is 64-credit programme which main aim is to provide learners with sound base in language as well as exposure to wide range of literature. It has two tier structure which contain five compulsories and three optional course. The learners are expected to develop confidence in their critical and analytical abilities.
MASTERS OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT (MTTM)
MTTM distance education provided by IGNOU is 68 credits course program which is designed to cater to the needs of tourism industry. Learner who has been involved directly or indirectly in tourism industry can take more advantage of the course.