Primary Functions of the Directorate


To administer, supervise, control and plan programs for the development of Technical Education in the state both at the Degree and Diploma levels.

To formulate Engineering studies and courses, recognition of new courses to examine and recommend for opening of new Technical Institutions in the State both at the Degree and Diploma level.

To conduct inspections and periodical reviews of existing Technical Educational Institutions to maintain the standard of Quality Education.

To conduct the Diploma Examinations and to award the Diploma Certificates to successful candidates under State Council of Technical Education, Assam.
To conduct Joint Admission Test for admission into B.E. Course (Lateral Entry) and MCA Course in different State Engineering Colleges of Assam.

To sanction academic approval to Govt. and aided Institutions.

To provide suitable norms and procedures for selection of students for admission of students to Polytechnics.

To release grants and other facilities to aided institutions.

To select and depute teaching faculty for higher studies.

To provide NEC and State & Institutional Merit Scholarship.

To select candidates for minority Merit cum Means Scholarship