Located close to the heart of Kathmandu City, just 3 Km distance from New Baneshwor, BHAKTAPUR NIST is easily accessible to and from the City. Established in 2000, the school offers academic programmes from the elementary to high school. The high school programme offers a choice in the Science and Law streams, and is affiliated to the National Examination Board (NEB), Nepal.

Enriching the learning experience of students has always been, and will be at the core of our vision and mission, and we are always guided by the need to provide conducive environment and services for our learners to make their overall experience truly elevating. The need of the hour demands a paradigm shift in the way we cater to the educational needs of the new generation learners. Today, education has to be imparted effectively through a balanced and holistic approach to teaching–learning i.e. the development of learner’s intellectual, emotional, social and personal skills, physical well–being and artistic, creative and spiritual potentials.

The high-school seeks to engage students through a participatory approach to teaching–learning process, and encourages personal and collective responsibility. This is the cornerstone of the educational philosophy we subscribe to, and inculcate in our learners at National School of Sciences to enable them as life–long learners and global citizens.

Differentiated Teaching–Learning

The school emphasizes the activity, problem–solving and project–based learning, and make learners take ownership of the learning process. Our teachers engage students in active learning that helps students focus not only on what to learn but also how to learn. Students are encouraged to think hard rather than passively receive information from teachers. Thus, students play important part in their own learning process. Teaching–learning is based on hands–on experiences and practical, and students are encouraged to actively participate in all activities aimed at enriching the learning experiences.

Competent and Experienced Teachers & Leadership Team

AT Bhaktapur NIST, all our faculty members are drawn from highly competent and dedicated individuals who are passionate about the teaching profession, and have substantial years of teaching experience. The management focuses on the professional development of teachers, and provides them with workshops and trainings regularly to enable them to be familiar with the latest teaching–learning approaches and student assessment systems. We are guided by a strong leadership team, who are accomplished and experienced in teaching, academic administration and management

Extended Learning for Students

The school provides non-credit courses beyond the core academics that students can register for, as per their interest. For students of the year–two (Grade 12), preparatory or refresher courses aimed at competitive examinations in the Medical and Engineering field and preparation for standardized tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, SATs, etc. are scheduled in the leisure time within the regular routine.

In addition, sessions on Higher studies and Career counselling are scheduled once a week wherein experienced Guidance Counsellor(s) are available for students. The Counsellor(s) help with, and guide students to make informed decisions on the area of higher studies that best suit their aptitude and interest alongside scholarship schemes available for them. The students are also guided on the application procedures and requirements. Students are required to make pre-informed reservation of the slots available for interacting with the Counsellor well in advance. There is also an option for students’ keen on taking up a course on the basics of a foreign language such as Spanish, French or Mandarin during the two–years of high school, provided the number of interested students registering for the course is substantial.


Our vision is to become a highly respected high school in the country where its students, staff and the community feel safe and valued, demonstrate their pride, share a love for learning, and where students graduate with academic excellence to succeed in higher education, life and beyond.

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We provide our students with a holistic education in a caring, safe and supportive environment that fosters positive attitudes to learning, and promotes students’ holistic development that includes intellectual, social and emotional skills as well as their physical well–being. We engage with parents as partners to facilitate students to achieve academic excellence, inspire lifelong learning, and become confident, engaged and responsible global citizens. We help students develop the 21 st century skills – creativity, critical–thinking, collaboration and communication skills, aptitude for learning and positive attitudes that are necessary to succeed and thrive in life, higher education and beyond.

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