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About Us

Agriculture is the engine of growth for Nepal. The country’s economy in general and farmer’s livelihood in particular has been rising and falling with vicissitudes in national agricultural polices as well as ecological, economic, politico-environmental factors. Besides these, productivity, diversification and industrialization of agriculture sector is hampered by the farmers’ and national business players attitude and capabilities too, with the lack of interest to...

Our Courses

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

    4 Years

    The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is an in-depth field based program where students benefit from both theoretical and practical knowledge in preparation for a career in the agriculture industry’s many secto...

    Bachelor

  • Bachelors of Veterinary Sciences And Animal Husbandry (B.VSc. & AH)

    5 Years

    HICAST’s Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry program develops veterinary professionals who can meet the needs of the animal health, livestock management, animal welfare and public health protec...

    Bachelor

  • M.Sc. Meat Technology

    2 Years

    The Master of Science in Meat Technology program provides specialized training to individuals who are interested in contributing to the growing need for expertise in meat and meat products. Objectives The m...

    Masters

  • M.Sc. Dairy Technology

    2 Years

    The Master of Science in Dairy Technology program develops leaders who are passionate about becoming active contributors to Nepal’s dairy industry as it addresses the opportunities and challenges associated with...

    Masters

  • M.Sc. Ag. (Agri-Business Management)

    2 Years

    The first program of its kind in Nepal, the MSc in Agriculture (Agribusiness Management) is designed to develop professionals who possess the necessary skills to fulfill the needs of Nepal’s agri-business sector...

    Masters

What our Student says

Having the opportunity to become part of HICAST has proven to be an invaluable experience for me in my life. I found fantastic learning environment at HICAST. Here students can learn from highly professional faculties...

Bharati Adhikari

M.Sc. Dairy Technology

M.Sc. Dairy Technology

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I am one of the  students to join the HICAST in its first batch of B.Sc (Hons.) Ag. program started in 2000 A.D. The four years I spent at HICAST were very memorable and impressive for me. The teachings and ...

Dipak Subedi

Master’s Degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics ( Texas Tech University, USA)

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

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I am indebted and proud to be a veterinary graduate from HICAST; and successful flinch of my professional career as a veterinarian. I have completed Masters of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.) and currently working as a D...

Dr. Rupendra Chaulagain

Masters of Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc.)

Bachelors of Veterinary Sciences And Animal Husbandry (B.VSc. & AH)

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