Assam Engineering Institute, a premier technical institution of Assam was established in the year 1948. It is affiliated to the State Council for Technical Education. Its campus is located in Chandmari at the heart of Guwahati city. It is well connected to both the railway station (3 KM) and airport (28 KM). Moreover Guwahati is the gateway to the North-Eastern region of India, being well connected to all the other states like Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.


Being one of the oldest Technical Institute in the North East, Assam Engineering Institute placed an important role in the field of technical education in the region. The Institute was first started as “Assam Civil Engineering School” and offered a diploma course in Civil Engineering. Gradually as the demand for technical personal in other fields was increasing, diploma courses were introduced in other disciplines: Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Electronics & Telecommunication and Computer.

Present Status:

Land 12 Hectares (89.7 Bighas)
Building 5400 Sq. Meters
Workshops One set of 12 workshops
Playground 100 Metres x 130 Metres
Hostels 4 nos. (Boys), 1 no (Girls)
Auditorium Capacity 300 persons
Library 29,000 Books approx.
Guest House Capacity 5 nos.
Quarters Accommodation for 30% Staff
Dispensary 1 no. with Resident Doctor & Pharmacist

Vision of the Institute:

To be a centre of excellence in the field of technical education contributing to the changing needs of the society.

Mission of the Institute:

  • To impart technical knowledge and skills in engineering fields.
  • To promote transfer of technology and encourage entrepreneurial abilities through industry institute interaction.
  • To instill ethical values and social awareness through community development programmes.
  • To utilize and continuously develop the resources and infrastructure of the Institute.