Himalayan Institute of Science and Technology (HIST) affiliated to Purbanchal University is located at Gwarko, Lalitpur-17. The college is easily accessible from the Gwarko junction road and is situated alongside with Asian Engineering College.
Established in 2002 (2059 BS), HIST Engineering College is one among the well established and reputed colleges in Nepal. The HIST has been serving as a center of attraction for the prospective students for the Bachelors and Masters programs. It offers the Bachelor's academic program in the morning shift (6:30 am - 12:30 pm) and the Master's programs in the evening shift (5:30 pm- 8:30 pm). Putting every effort to abide by the norms and guidelines set by the Purbanchal University and Nepal Engineering Council, the HIST Engineering College has been making a steady rise in its overall academic performance.