Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology
Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology was established in 1971. It is the premier science and technical institute of North-East India, located in the Sotai of Jorhat town.
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 2007, 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. From this year i.e. 2016 two more engineering branches are introduced namely Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments. 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.
The Institute has a Distance Education Cell under IGNOU and is running B.Sc. Courses to supplement its services to the non-institutional students.
Address: Sotai, Jorhat, Assam 785010