Address:Sotai, Chenijan, Jorhat, 785010



Welcome to

Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology

Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology, in short, JIST is a premier and unique Institute of Assam, situated in Sotai, Jorhat District of Assam. Formerly, it was Science College, established in 1971, as a Degree Science College with Courses in Major Science subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics .

In the year 2008, it was renamed as Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology with an aim to expand the Institute. New Departments namely Department of Computer Science and Information Technology was introduced in the year, 2007 by introducing 3 years professional course in B.Sc. (IT) and two Engineering Branches namely, Electronics and Telecommunications (ETC) and Power Electronics and Instrumentation (PE&I) in August, 2009 and two more new branches namely Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering are introduced form the academic session 2016-17. To fulfill the Mission and Vision of the Institute, from this acadmic session i.e August,2016, Post Graduate Degree Courses i.e. M.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics are introduced with due permission from the Affilliating University(Dibrugarh University) in regular mode as well as M.Sc.

From the Academic session 2018-19 the Institute (all courses) is affiliated to Assam Science and Technical University (ASTU), Guwahati.

The Institute has a Distance Education Cell under IGNOU and is running B.Sc. Courses to supplement its services to the non-institutional students.

ASTU Affiliation





To become an institute of excellence in technical education and research producing competent and socially responsible human resources.



M1: To impart quality and outcome-based education in achieving academic excellence.

M2: To create a conducive environment for effective research for sustainable development.

M3: To prepare competent and industry-ready students with professional ethics and team work capabilities.

Our Administration

Dr. Atanu Kumar Dutta.