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.
The Girls’ Polytechnic, Bamunimaidan, Guwahati, which was established in the year 1964, is a Diploma level technical institute run by the Govt. of Assam under the Directorate of Technical Education, Assam and is affiliated to the State Council for Technical Education, Assam. All the courses are recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E), Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India.. This is the oldest technical institution in the North East Region of India for women offering three years Diploma course.
Bongaigaon Polytechnic, the only premier Technical Institute offering study of Diploma in Engineering, on the North Bank of the river Brahmaputra, began its journey on 4th November-1986 with only Civil Engineering Branch and 35 students in its roll.
Silchar Polytechnic was established in the year 1960 by the Govt. of Assam. Sri K. Goldsmith was the founder Principal of this institute. The institute started with Civil Engineering Diploma course & now it is imparting 3-years Diploma course in 4-disciplines viz, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering. This institute is the only Govt. level Diploma Institute in Barak valley situated in southern part of Assam, imparting its excellence as a pace setter for Diploma Engineering education running with good conditioned departmental laboratories, computer laboratories and placement cell. It is an elite institute with good percentage of placement.
Nowgong Polytechnic is a Government institution located in Poly Road, Panigaon, Nagaon. This college got it's approval in the year 2000.
PRINCE OF WALES, JORHAT
The ' War Technical School' at the time of Second World War is the present pioneer technical institute in the North Eastern India named as 'His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering and Technology '. At the very outset of the institute at 1928 , the curriculum of mechanic certificate was introduced and almost all the outcomes were engaged in the different works of American Soldiers. This institute was established in 1927 with the financial aids of rupees one lakh from a great Assamese timber merchant Late Bholanath Boruah, who had given the money to the British Government in 1922 for establishing a technical school in the name of 'Prince of Wales' at Jorhat. The institute came up fully to impart technical education from 16th January 1928.
Dibrugarh Polytechnic is the only diploma level engineering institute in the eastern part of Assam. It was established in 1965. It is situated at Lahoal(Dibrugarh district) about 1.8 km away from 37th National Highway. It is surrounded by lash green tea gardens providing excellent environment for study. It has been successfully providing technical manpower to the industries of Dibrugarh and its nearby districts.The institute is under the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Assam and is recognised by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Residential Girls’ Polytechnic, Golaghat is the only girls polytechnic in upper Assam. It provides diploma in two different branches Electronics & Tele Communication Engineering and Textile Chemistry (D.T.C.). Hostel facilities are provided for the students with 120nos intake. It is situated in Pulibor which is 3.5km from Golaghat town.
Assam Textile Institute, a premier institute was established by Late Rai Bahadur Kanaklal Baruah in the year 1920. Assam Textile Institute (ATI) is the only Institute, which offers courses on Textile Technology, Garment Technology and Fashion Technology under one roof.
Diphu Polytechnic College is a university recognised college located in Anglong (Assam) PIN 782460. Diphu Polytechnic is a fully government funded technical institute for Diploma courses and it is the only polytechnic in Karbi Anglong district of Assam.