Students who have passed the entrance examination conducted by IOE are eligible for admission to HCOE. Students having a minimum score of 45% in I. Sc. or 10+2 (physical group or biological group with two paper mathematics) or diploma in engineering or an equivalent course recognised by TU can appear in the entrance examination. students who passed IOE entrance exam are admitted on merit basis.
The eligible students have to fill up the online form in the website http://entrance.ioe.edu.np or www.ioe.edu.np and have to appear in a three-hour examination conducted in one shift. Following are the subjects for the examination: English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Basic Concept of Drawing.
The examination includes all objective questions with full marks of 100. International students do not have to appear in the entrance test; they are selected by the special entrance committee managed by IOE.