Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management & Technology is the first private engineering college of Assam. GIMT was established in 2006 and is sprawled over more than five acres of land. The institute is located near the famous Deepor Beel, a natural water body which is heaven to the birdwatchers and nature lovers. The khasi and Jayanti hills are on the southern side of the institute providing a green picturesque to the nature lovers. The college is connected with the city and all the other places in the country through various modes of transport. The college has a central library with over 500sq.m. area. It has more than 11000 volumes of books and can accomodate 150 students for self study. The institute also has a central workshop for the students with over 10000sq.ft. area. It also has a computer center with 200 computers. There are four main departments in the institute viz; Engineering, Computer application, Management, Allied departments.
GIMT is conveniently located at Azara, Guwahati on the National Highway No.37. It is an idyllic spot located five kms to the east of L.G.B. International airport and 16 kms to the west of Guwahati Railway Station.
The College offers four year Bachelor of Engineering courses in various streams like Computer science and engineering, Information technology, Applied electronics and instrumentation, Electronics and telecommunication engineering, Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering.