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, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

The campus with its nearly 12 hectares of land in the heart of the city, is equipped with modern facilities and infrastructure. The institute has two multistoried building along with four Assam type structures for administrative and academic purposes. The institute also has the facilities for boys' and girls' hostel and also has staff quarters.

At present there are six departments with modern well-equipped laboratories along with sophisticated computer laboratories, hi-tech equipments like CNC Machine, Robots, modern automobile testing and boring machines. The Institute is lead by highly qualified experienced Faculties. The Institute offers a three year diploma courses in 6 streams and offers various short term courses under the different department.