Welcome to Directorate of Technical Education, Assam!

Welcome to the official site of Directorate of Technical Education, Assam.

Technical Education in Assam started with the establishment of Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering & Technology at Jorhat before independence in 1927. Establishment of Assam Engineering Institute and later establishment of Assam Engineering College was the beginning of Technical Education in the State of Assam. It has been a long journey of evolution of State technical Education in the State of Assam. Directorate of Technical Education, Assam was established at 1960. Now there are 5 Govt. Engineering Colleges and 21 Polytechnic Institutions under this Directorate. In the Technical Education front, there has been phenomenal growth in the recent past. The first Engineering College – Assam Engineering College was established in 1956 at Guwahati and the first Diploma Institution- Assam Textile Institution was established in at Guwahati.

The numbers of institution under Directorate of Technical Education are as follows:


a) Institutions under Technical Education Department


 

No. of Institutions

Intake

Degree Level

Govt. Engineering Colleges

5 1215

Diploma Level

 Polytechnic Institutions

21

3525



  Institutions under under PPP Mode


 

No. of Institutions

Intake(Govt Seats)

Degree Level

Engineering College under PPP Mode *

1

32 **

* GIMT, Tezpur      ** 18% of Total Intake

b) Govt. Colleges offering Graduate/Post Graduate/ Ph.D. Programmes in Engineering


 

Colleges

Year of Establishment

Courses Offered

Intake

1

Assam Engineering College, Guwahati

1956

UG, PG, MCA, Ph.D.

420 + 72 + 30

2

Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat

1960

UG, PG, MCA

315 + 51 + 30

3

Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat

1971/2008

UG

240

4

Bineswar Brahma Engineering College, Kokrajhar

2010

UG

120

5

Barak Valley College, Karimganj

2017

UG

120



c) Polytechnic Institutions offering Diploma Courses in Engineering


 

Institution

Year of Establishment

Intake

1

Assam Engineering Institute, Guwahati

1948

285

2

Nowgong Polytechnic, Nagaon

1961

170

3

Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jorhat

1927

260

4

Bongaigaon Polytechnic, Bongaigaon

1986

120

5

Dibrugarh Polytechnic, Dibrugarh

1965

140

6

Silchar Polytechnic, Silchar

1960

220

7

Girls’ Polytechnic, Guwahati

1964

160

8

Residential Girls’ Polytechnic, Golaghat

1987

60

9

Diphu Polytechnic, Diphu

2010

60

10

Assam Textile Institute, Guwahati

1920

70

11

Kamrup Polytechnic

2017

180

12

Goalpara Polytechnic

2017

180

13

Nalbari Polytechnic

2017

180

14

Barpeta Polytechnic

2017

180

15

Baksa Polytechnic

2017

180

16

Sonitpur Polytechnic

2017

180

17

Lakhimpur Polytechnic

2017

180

18

Dhemaji Polytechnic

2017

180

19

Sibsagar Polytechnic

2017

180

20

Golaghat Polytechnic

2017

180

21

Karimganj Polytechnic

2017

180