Nepal Information Technology (NIT) is an institution that imparts an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode of education. ODL has been proven to be the best mode of learning for fulfilling the educational aspirations of the masses, especially those who have missed the chance of learning due to various social, spatial, and temporal constraints. Ever since its establishment in the year 2008, it has been providing different courses/ programs of the world's largest Open University - Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). The courses/ programs on offer here at NIT are academic as well as professional ones varying in disciplines of Management, Humanities, Computer Science, and Social Sciences. NIT is a legally registered institution under the laws of the Government of Nepal.

Located at DAV Complex in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, NIT offers a well-suited academic environment for learners. It has computer-facilitated classrooms/ lecture halls, a computer laboratory, a library, and a seminar hall.

International Recognition:

  • Recognition as Centre of Excellence in Distance Education by Commonwealth of Learning (1993)
  • Accorded with the Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials by the Commonwealth of Learning (1999) -UNESCO declared IGNOU as the largest institution of higher learning in the world in 2010
  • Awarded with A++ Grade by NAAC in 2021

NIT Recognition:

  • Approved by the Ministry of Education, Nepal
  • Recognized by Tribhuvan University (TU)
  • Recognized by Public Service Commission (Lok Sewa Aayog)