The College of Natural Resources (CNR), located in Lobesa about 2 hours drive from the capital city Thimphu, is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It was established in 1992 with the aim to promote economic development and nature conservation in the country.

CNR offers broad-based programmes in natural resources management at the diploma and undergraduate levels. At present the programmes taught in the college include Diploma in Animal Husbandry, Diploma in Agriculture, Diploma in Forestry, B.Sc Agriculture, B.Sc Forestry, and B.Sc Animal Science. The college will introduce an undergraduate program in sustainable development by July 2012 and a Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program by 2013.

CNR’s vision is to generate knowledge through research in Natural Resource Management, Rural Development and Environmental Science and become a dynamic, internationally recognized and reputed centre of learning that will contribute to sustainable development of the nation and the region through leadership in education, research and professional services.

CNR offers a unique learning opportunity for its students. It has excellent boarding facilities, guest rooms, IT labs, library, cafeteria, and conference halls. To learn about academic programmes, teaching, learning, research, innovation, student services, and the CNR community, please visit www.cnr.edu.bt

The College of Science and Technology (CST), located in Rinchending, Phuntsholing, in South West Bhutan, is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. The college was formerly known as the Royal Bhutan Institute of Technology (RBIT). It is the only degree awarding college in the country that offers undergraduate programmes in engineering.

At present the college teaches undergraduate programmes in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, and Information Technology. CST also runs a number of short-term trainings, workshops and courses for employees, especially technical professionals, in government, business and industry.

The College has a team of twenty-six qualified and committed faculty supported by good laboratory facilities, library and internet connectivity. The college provides internet access to staff and students through leased line connectivity and is available 24/7. The college is located on a beautiful hilltop about 5 kilometres from the Phuntsholing town which borders with the bustling Indian town of Jaigaon. CST has campus based residential blocks for both men and women.

CST offers a unique learning opportunity for its students. It has excellent boarding facilities, guest rooms, IT labs, library, cafeteria, and conference halls. To learn about academic programmes, teaching, learning, research, innovation, student services, and the CST community, please visit www.cst.edu.bt

Gaeddu College of Business Studies (GCBS) was established in 2008 as constituent college. Spread over a sprawling campus, the college is strategically located in close proximity with the capital city Thimphu and the industrial and commercial town of Phuntsholing.

GCBS teaches undergraduate programmes in business administration and commerce. The programmes train students to acquire skills and competencies required for careers in business administration and entrepreneurship.

The college has an excellent team of both local and international faculty with academic and industrial backgrounds. The college provides business internship programmes for its students as part of its undergraduate programmes. GCBS’s Entrepreneurship Development Cell promotes business incubation, entrepreneurship and industry-academic linkages. The Centre for Business Research and Entrepreneurial Development provides faculty and students opportunities for business research, innovation and development. Campus based boarding facilities are available for students. For visitors, GCBS also provides well furnished guesthouse rooms upon booking.

GCBS offers a unique learning opportunity for its students. It has excellent boarding facilities, guest rooms, IT labs, library, cafeteria, and conference halls. To learn about academic programmes, teaching, learning, research, innovation, student services, and the GCBS community, please visit www.gcbs.edu.bt

The College of Language and Culture Studies (ILCS), located on the beautiful hilltop of Taktse in Trongsa (central Bhutan), is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It is about six hours drive from the capital, Thimphu. The college was set up as a Rigney institute 1961 in Thimphu.

CLCS offers a number of diploma and undergraduate programmes: BA in Language and Culture, BA in Language and Literature, and Diploma in Language and Communication. From July 2012 the institute will be offer an undergraduate programme in Bhutanese and Himalayan Studies. CLCS aims to be a centre of excellence in higher learning and research in Bhutanese language, culture (dance, music, painting, architecture, weaving and designing, astrology, and etiquette), Buddhist studies, Himalayan studies and GNH studies.

All of CLCS’s programmes are underpinned by an overarching emphasis on human values. Its endeavour therefore is to instill values and groom good human beings through a deep grounding in and practical experience of study areas such as culture, philosophy, language and history. The institute’s motto is 'To produce modern citizens with traditional knowledge'. CLCS also produces research-based audiovisual documentaries on rituals and performing arts of Bhutan. It has two research centres -- Centre for History and Cultural Studies and Centre for Buddhist Studies. CLCS will soon introduce MA and PhD programmes.

The Institute has excellent boarding facilities, guest rooms, and internet facilities. To learn about academic programmes, teaching, learning, research, innovation, student services, and the CLCS community, please visit www.clcs.edu.bt

The Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC), formerly known as the Royal Bhutan Polytechnic(RBP), is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It was established in 1972 coinciding with the third five year economic development of the country. It is situated at 800m above the mean sea level and is located at the west end of Dewathang town. The institute is 18 kilometers away from Samdrup Jongkhar town in Eastern Bhutan, second gateway to Bhutan from Assam in India. Although it started with the Infrastructure development since 1972, it started offering Diploma level programmes in engineering from 22nd Feb 1974.

At the initial stage of its development it offered diploma level program in civil and electrical engineering. The course in Mechanical Engineering was introduced in 1988. In the early ’70s, it also offered certificate level courses in Surveying and Draughting. However, the courses in Surveying and Draughting were discontinued from the late ’80s.

The Jigme Namgyel Engineering College aims to become as the Center of Excellence in providing diploma and Degree level programmes in Applied Engineering and technology, covering wide spectrum of programmes such as the Pre-service, In-service, continuing education programmes, Material testing and certification, research in applied engineering, consultancy and community services through various modes of deliveries including distance.

Till the early 2000, the then Royal Bhutan Polytechnic have been the only Institute of it kind responsible for training and supplying professionally competent, ethically sound, and progressive middle level technical man power and IT professionals relevant to the Bhutanese employing Agencies and Industries. In the year 2000, the institute was temporally relocated to the then Royal Technical Campus in Rinchending Phuntsholing. While at Rinchending the Institute Introduced an under graduate level degree program in Civil and Electrical Engineering in 2001. Currently this Institute is known as College of Science and Technology.

OUR VISION: A premier Institute of applied engineering, management and technology towards developing highly competent and innovative technical personnel infused with the values of Gross National Happiness

OUR MISSION

  • To provide quality education, driven by GNH values, in the field of applied engineering, management and technology that are current and beneficial to individuals, employers and the nation;
  • To conduct research & innovation in relevant areas;
  • To provide resourceful services through professional development training, consultancy and expert services; and
  • To develop active linkages with organizations and academic institutions both within and outside the country.

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