• 9th National Students’ Conference on Information Technology

  • 4th International IT Conference on ICT with Smart Computing



Mark the Date

29th Dec, 2018


ICT with Smart Computing


Kathmandu, Nepal.

NaSCoIT 2018.

Dr. Shashidhar Ram Joshi

Message from Chairman:

"It is a great honor for me as a chairman to welcome you for the Ninth National Students' Conference on Information Technology (NaSCoIT-2018). We are encouraged to continue the conference due to the success achieved from the past conferences. The main objective of these types of conferences is to encourage the IT students to write research papers. In the recent years, information technology has been widely discussed subject of interest among all students and professionals. Particularly, the international market is interested in the information technology professional and has high job demands. This time the conference focuses on the recent developments in the field of Smart Computing. I hope that such type of conference will enable the participants to understand more about the recent trends, prospects and directions in the field of Information Technology like the previous conferences. I appreciate the initiation taken by Nepal College of Information Technology for providing this type of forum for the IT students and researchers. At last, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the organizing committee for their dedicated efforts to materialize the conference. I hope that all participants will have a fruitful and beneficial conference this time too."

Conference Chairman

Shashidhar Ram Joshi, Ph.D

Professor, Departmant of Electronics and Computer Engineering

Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk, Nepal.


Considering the growing interest towards IT education in the country, an attempt was made by Nepal College of Information Technology, for the first time in Nepal, to provide a common platform to IT students for sharing their views and ideas by organizing a national level IT conference: National Students Conference in Information Technology (NaSCoIT) in the year 2003 AD, Hon. Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission, Dr. Shankar Sharma inaugurated the conference. The Second NaSCoIT conference was organized on 15 May 2004, it was inaugurated by the Hon. Vice Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Prof. Dayananda Bajracharya. Similarly the Third, Fourth and Fifth NaSCoIT conferences were held on 21 May 2005, 20 May 2006 and 18 August 2007 and those conferences were inaugurated by  Mr Kirtinidhi Bista, RT. Hon. Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Prof Suresh Raj Sharma,  Hon. Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University and Er Saroj Devkota, Chairman, HLCIT respectively. The Sixth NaSCoIT conference was organized as the SAARC Regional IT Conference on Open Source on 12 Sept 2009 and Dr Kamal Krishna Joshi was invited as the chief guest of the conference. Elevating the conference to the height of an international scenario, the Seventh NaSCoIT with the theme “International Conference on ICT for Glocalization”, was organized on 28th September 2013 at Park Village Resort, Prof Khagendra Prasad Bhattarai, Vice Chancellor of Pokhara University, inaugurated the conference.

Keynote Speaker.

Dr. Muhammad Abulaish

Dr. Muhammad Abulaish

Dr. Muhammad Abulaish is an Associate Professor and Ex-Chairperson of the Department of Computer Science, South Asian University, New Delhi, India with over 18 years of experience in Academic and Research. Before joining South Asian University in Feb. 2016, he served Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New delhi, India for more than 12 years (including 3 years as the head of the Department of Computer Science). He also served Hamdard University, New Delhi and UPTEC Computer Consultancy Ltd., Lucknow, India for a period of 3 and 2 years, respectively. He was also the head of the "Internet Surveillance and Forensics" research group at the Centre of Excellence in Information Assurance, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia during 2010 to 2012.

Abulaish received his Masters degree from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad in 1998, and PhD degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 2007.

Abulaish's research interests are in the areas of Data Analytics and Mining, Social Computing, Web Intelligence, Predictive Modeling, and Sentiment Analysis. He is keenly interested in developing analytical frameworks for integrated analysis of unstructured and structured data using data mining techniques for varied applications, including business intelligence, social network analysis, cyber security and forensics, open source intelligence, and web surveillance. Abulaish has over 90 research publications, including 3 papers in IEEE Transactions.

Abulaish is a senior member of IEEE, ACM, and Computer Sociaty of India. He is also a life member of ISTE, IETE, and ISCA. He served several international conferences including SDM, CIKM, PAKDD, and WI as a program committee member. He is also an editorial board member/reviewer of various journals of repute in his area of research, including three IEEE Transactions and ten SCI-Indexed journals published by Elsevier and Springer.

Call for paper in NaSCoIT


Draft Submission: November 30, 2018
Acceptance Notice: December 10, 2018
Final Camera-ready submission: December 20, 2018
Registration Deadline: December 23, 2018
Conference Day: December 29, 2018

Paper Submission guidelines.

Paper should be submitted in soft-copy, either by e-mail (nascoit@ncit.edu.np) or you can submit using EasyChair Account.

  • Target paper size is A4.
  • All material on each page should fit within a rectangular area left out, after leaving the margin of 1" from top, bottom and left, and a margin of 0.75" from the right. The text should be in two equal sized columns with a spacing of 1 cm in-between.
  • Paper Heading: Helvetica 18-point bold Font
  • Authors' names Helvetica 12-point Font
  • Authors' Affiliations: Helvetica 10-point Font, run across the full width of the page – one column wide.
  • Authors' Phone Number: Helvetica 10-point Font
  • Authors' E-mail Address: Helvetica 12-point Font
  • Body Text: 10-point Times Roman Font
  • Footnotes: 8-point Times New Roman Font, and justified to the full width of the column.
  • References and Citations: 10-point Times New Roman Font, and justified t the full width of the column.
  • Headers and Footers: Should not be included
  • Page Numbering: Should not be numbered
  • Figures and Captions: Tables/Figures/Images in text should be placed as close to the reference as possible. It may extend across both columns to a maximum width of the rectangular text area.
  • Sections heading: 12-point Times New Roman bold Font, in all-capitals flush left with additional 6-points of white space above the section head. Sections and subsequent sub- sections should be numbered and flush left. For a section head and a subsection head together (such as Section 3 and subsection 3.1), use no additional space above the subsection head.
  • Sub-Sections Heading: 12-point Times New Roman bold Font with only the initial letters capitalized. (Note: For subsections and sub sub sections, a word like the or a is not capitalized unless it is the first word of the header.)
  • Sub-subsections Headings: 11-point Times New Roman italic Font with initial letters capitalized and 6-points of white space above the sub sub section head.
  • Columns at Last Page: Should Be Made As Close As Possible to Equal Length

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