Asansol Engineering College,-a self financing institute, established in 1998 under the society of The Academy of Engineers (India). The College is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal, affiliated to WBUT, West Bengal and recognized by UGC, under section 2(f) UGC Act (1956). The college started with four departments and 180 students. Now the college offers seven streams of B.Tech courses in Engineering, namely Electronics and Communication Engineering, Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering and three Master degree courses, namely M.Tech in Electrical Engineering, M.Tech. in Electronic & Communication Engineering and Master of Computer Application.
The Institute got "AA" award by a reputed magazine through the survey of Engineering Colleges in East and the Northeast India. The college is running in a wide land area, approx 17 acres with more than 3000 students, more than 200 faculties and laboratory assistant, four multistoried buildings, three multistoried building for boys and girls hostel, more than 150 class rooms & laboratory, individual seminar room for each department, 24 hours internet facility etc. The college aims at enhancing Post-Graduate education and Research & Development programs with the attainment of academic autonomy and to achieve that aim it likes to restructure its curricula to make it flexible, learner-centric and industry-oriented. The College feels that the achievement of academic excellence is the need of the hour and to attain that it, at first, likes to emphasize on strengthening the existing PG programs and in the subsequent phase it likes to introduce more disciplines in PG education. While developing the PG program, the College likes also to give due priority towards doctoral research programs with special emphasis on collaborative research with other institutions as well as with the industries. Besides collaborative research, the college also likes to reap the benefit of its proximity to industries for IRG through testing and consultancy so that it can sustain the reform and leap forward.