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Royal Thimphu College


Institution Name Royal Thimphu College Institution Type Private
Location Thimphu Contact Address PO Box 1122, Ngabiphu, Thimphu 11001; Tel: 02-351801
Establishment Year 2009 Total Acreage 25
National Accreditation Yes International Accreditation
Description: Royal Thimphu College (RTC), Bhutan first private college, is accredited A+ (Excellent) by the Bhutan Accreditation Council, and offers general degree programs under the auspices of the Royal University of Bhutan. The RTC campus, covering an area of 25 acres in Ngabiphu, offers a secluded and peaceful natural environment for study. At the same time, it is only a 15 - 20 minute drive from the capital city, Thimphu. RTC faculty and staff hail from nine different countries - together they provide diverse and innovative teaching methods and offer students an international perspective on their studies. The RTC Vision is "To become an institution of academic excellence that sets inspiring standards for education by challenging its students to achieve their full potential and to become independent life-long learners who are well-rounded, responsible citizens." The College Mission is (1) To contribute to educational excellence in Bhutan by providing an education meeting international standards at a reasonable cost, (2) To foster students’ individual development to prepare them for successful careers in a rapidly changing world and to strengthen their capacity to be active and responsible members of their professions and communities, (3) To create an institutional culture that helps individuals develop their distinctive capabilities while fostering commitment to the College and its mission, and (4) To be a crucible of new ideas and knowledge that serves to enrich people’s lives and enhance the welfare of society.

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Institution Details as of 2017
Programmes Offered
Programme Award Level Mode Affiliation Discipline Tuition Fee
Bachelor of Arts in English & Dzongkha Bachelor Continuing Education RUB Arts 21450
Bachelor of Arts in English & Environmental Studies Bachelor Continuing Education RUB Arts 21450
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor Continuing Education RUB Business and Commerce 21450
Business Foundation Bachelor Continuing Education RUB Business and Commerce 21450
Bachelor of Arts in Develpoment Economics Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Environmental Studies Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in English & Dzongkha Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in English & Environmental Studies Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in English Studies Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in History & Dzongkha Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Sociology Bachelor Full Time RUB Arts 61450
Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelor Full Time RUB Business and Commerce 61450
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelor Full Time RUB Business and Commerce 61450
Bachelor of Computer Application Bachelor Full Time RUB Science and Allied Sciences 61450
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management Bachelor Full Time RUB Science and Allied Sciences 61450
Business Foundation Bachelor Full Time RUB Business and Commerce 61450
Fee Structure
Hostel (Annual) Mess (Annual) Admission (One-time)
Registration (One-time) Library (Annual) Exam (Annual)
Security Deposit (One-time) Miscellaneous (Annual) Others (Annual), if any
Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Bhutanese: International:
Contract Contract
Regular Regular
Age Group-wise:
Below 30 yrs. Between 31-45 yrs. Between 46-60 yrs.
61 yrs. or Above
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma
Years of Teaching Experience-wise:
5 years or less 6 to 10 years 11 years or more
Non-Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma Certificate and below
Facilities
Facility Number Capacity
Accomodation Guest 6 2
Accomodation Guest 2 3
Auditorium/MPH 1 700
Auditorium/MPH 1 1000
Classrooms 1 24
Classrooms 1 35
Classrooms 23 42
Classrooms 1 48
Classrooms 2 56
Classrooms 4 60
Classrooms 1 108
Conference Hall 1 150
Laboratory 1 23
Laboratory 3 42
Academic Year-Wise Student Details (more than 50% of funding provided through following sources)
Programme Year RGoB Funded Students Self Funded Students Other Funded Students Grand Total
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Bachelor of Arts in Develpoment Economics Bachelors-1st Year 1 4 5 13 9 22 2 4 6 33
Bachelor of Arts in English Studies Bachelors-1st Year 1 4 5 13 20 33 2 3 5 43
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management Bachelors-1st Year 3 2 5 16 13 29 6 4 10 44
Bachelor of Arts in History & Dzongkha Bachelors-1st Year 2 1 3 9 8 17 3 4 7 27
Business Foundation Bachelors-1st Year 2 2 4 49 42 91 15 14 29 124
Bachelor of Computer Application Bachelors-1st Year 0 0 0 11 1 12 1 0 1 13
Business Foundation Bachelors-1st Year 0 0 0 32 30 62 0 0 0 62
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Sociology Bachelors-1st Year 1 1 2 14 21 35 0 5 5 42
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Sociology Bachelors-2nd Year 2 3 5 13 14 27 3 2 5 37
Business Foundation Bachelors-2nd Year 0 0 0 19 17 36 0 0 0 36
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelors-2nd Year 4 6 10 34 50 84 6 16 22 116
Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelors-2nd Year 0 0 0 23 13 36 2 3 5 41
Bachelor of Arts in History & Dzongkha Bachelors-2nd Year 0 0 0 11 15 26 2 2 4 30
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management Bachelors-2nd Year 0 3 3 6 21 27 4 6 10 40
Bachelor of Arts in English Studies Bachelors-2nd Year 1 3 4 4 16 20 4 4 8 32
Bachelor of Arts in Develpoment Economics Bachelors-2nd Year 3 5 8 8 12 20 0 1 1 29
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management Bachelors-3rd Year 0 0 0 11 15 26 0 8 8 34
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelors-3rd Year 3 3 6 20 36 56 9 20 29 91
Bachelor of Business Administration Bachelors-3rd Year 0 0 0 20 5 25 6 6 12 37
Bachelor of Arts in English & Dzongkha Bachelors-3rd Year 2 4 6 4 15 19 4 1 5 30
Bachelor of Arts in English & Environmental Studies Bachelors-3rd Year 0 5 5 9 21 30 2 4 6 41
Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Environmental Studies Bachelors-3rd Year 2 6 8 12 11 23 3 2 5 36
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelors-3rd Year 0 0 0 30 18 48 0 0 0 48
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Sociology Bachelors-3rd Year 3 2 5 8 5 13 4 3 7 25
Bachelor of Arts in English & Dzongkha Bachelors-3rd Year 0 0 0 10 2 12 0 0 0 12
Bachelor of Arts in English & Environmental Studies Bachelors-3rd Year 0 0 0 4 9 13 1 1 2 15
Bachelor of Arts in English & Environmental Studies Bachelors-4th Year 0 0 0 17 10 27 0 0 0 27
Bachelor of Commerce Bachelors-4th Year 0 0 0 24 19 43 0 0 0 43
Bulk Student Details (Numbers)
Females Males
Boarders Day Scholars
RoGB Funded Students Other Funded Students Self Funded Students
Age Group-wise:
18 yrs. or below Age Between 19-23 24 yrs. or above
Differentially Abled Students
Dzongkhag-wise:
Bumthang Chhukha Dagana
Gasa Haa Lhuentse
Mongar Paro Pemagatshel
Punakha Samdrup Jongkhar Samtse
Sarpang Tashiyangtse Thimphu
Trashigang Trongsa Tsirang
Wangdue Phodrang Zhemgang
No. of International Students:
International Students 19