Assam Down Town University, proudly managed by the Down Town Group Of Institutions, owned and supported by the Down Town Trust, Assam. In 2010, the engineering department kicked off after getting recognized by the All Indian Council For Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. Along with this, the Down Town Group Of Institutions also manages, the Institute of Pharmacy and the Institute of Management.
Engineers design and shape the world that we live in. They take scientific principles and theories, materialize them through mathematical thinking to benefit the society with their engineered products. They help the nation become smarter, healthier, achieve an eco-friendly status-quo with their products and a lot more. As a country, India produces about 1.2 million engineering graduates annually. Also, engineering graduates command a very good pay ranging from 75,000 US Dollars to about 120,000 US Dollars annually. And these figures are just as they are passed out as freshers. However, the number of streams offered for pursuing an engineering career is large, considering the wide-spread demand for engineers in different specialties. Internationally, it is a well-accepted and a respected profession among the working class. Also, engineers are known to be one of the smartest, having a wonderful balance between work and life and being financially secure.
Following the accreditation, ADTU started the Engineering courses in August 2010 in the streams of Mechanical Engineering (M.E), Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE). The campus is built around lofty hillocks that match the scenic beauty of the surroundings. The facility is built with state of the art infrastructure for education and accommodation for the students. The laboratories are equipped with the latest instruments and equipment with the Computer Science Labs fledged with the latest computers and a seamless internet connectivity. The Library houses a large number of books, journals, publications and research papers for the students to access anytime they want. The faculty managing the departments are impeccable in their fields with their vast experience and knowledge. Professors from reputed institutes have joined hands with ADTU for parting quality knowledge to the students.
The first batch of ADTU Engineering is passing out this year. Even though its the first year, the management has already developed a dedicated placement cell which is fully functioning and has already managed to sign a M.o.U (Memorum of Understanding) with outside employment agencies for extensive and an enhanced placement opportunities for the sake of the students. Also, the placement cell is fully engaged in preparing the students for various placement drives making them job ready.