About NIELIT (National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology)

National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT), (erstwhile DOEACC Society), an Autonomous Scientific Society under the administrative control of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, was set up to carry out Human Resource Development and related activities in the area of Information, Electronics & Communications Technology (IECT). NIELIT is engaged both in Formal & Non-Formal Education in the area of IECT besides development of industry-oriented quality education and training programmes in the state-of-the-art areas. NIELIT has endeavoured to establish standards to be the country’s premier institution for Examination and Certification in the field of IECT. It is also one of the National Examination Body, which accredits institutes/organizations for conducting courses in IT in the non-formal sector.

At present, NIELIT has forty-three (43) centres located at different parts of the country with its Headquarters at New Delhi. It is also well networked throughout India with the presence of about 700 plus accredited institutes.


NIELIT Guwahati is the main NIELIT centre in the state of Assam. NIELIT Guwahati/Assam centres conduct its training activities from eight (8) nos of training centres in Assam located at Guwahati, Khanapara, Tezpur, Jorhat, Majuli, Kokrajhar, Silchar and Dibrugarh. All these centres are equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities in terms of IT & Electronics Laboratories.