The Gauhati University Institute of Science and Technology (GU IST) was set up at the university campus in 2009 to enhance quality and innovation in Technology and Applied science education. The Programmes currently being offered by the Institute are the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Programmes, the two-year M.S. and M.Tech. Programmes, and Ph.D. programs in different disciplines.