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The Institute was established with due approval from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and necessary permission from the State Government. GIMT is affiliated to the oldest and most reputed University in the State i.e. Gauhati University.

The first session of the Institute commenced on 13th July 2006 with 240 students in four disciplines leading to the Bachelor´s degree in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ETE), Applied Electronics and Instrumentation (AEI), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Information Technology (IT). Two more undergraduate courses in Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Electrical Engineering (EE) were added in the years 2007 and 2008 respectively. 

The first post-graduate course in Business Administration leading to award of M.B.A degree was introduced in the year 2008. In 2009, the second post graduate course in Computer Application leading to award of M.C.A degree commenced at the institute. 

The Institute also has approval from AICTE to start post-graduate courses in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (ETE) and Instrumentation & Control Engineering (ICE). Classes for M.E. in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) commenced w.e.f. September 2012 and the other two M.E. courses w.e.f. from 2014. Also, the Institute is likely to offer the Ph.D. program in the coming year. 

Since August 2013, the institute has also been affiliated to newly created university by the Government of Assam named “Assam Science & Technology University”. All admissions in Engineering, Management and Computer Application since August 2013 have been conducted under Assam Science & Technology University. Students of earlier batches, who took admission under Gauhati University, will continue under the Gauhati University till they complete their academic curriculum. 

GIMT´s USP is its "high-end infrastructure and competent & experienced faculty".


About Shrimanta Shankar Academy


Shrimanta Shankar Academy (SSA) , a society engaged in spreading the teachings of Shrimanta Shankar Dev, the great saint of medieval Assam, has been formed in 1992 and has its registered office at Dr. J.C. Das Road, Panbazar, Guwahati - 781001 (Assam). Since its inception, the society has been engaged in establishing educational institutes. As its first venture, the society has established "Shrimanta Shankar Academy" at Panbazar, Guwahati that happens to be the First Junior College in Assam. The results of this Institute, affiliated to Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), have been extraordinary. This prompted the society to open a Higher Secondary School at Dispur, Guwahati under the affiliation of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 1995. This institute is catering to the growing needs of good schools in the city.