Asansol Engineering College, a self financing institute established in the year 1998. It is situated at Asansol, Burdwan, West Bengal. It offers BTech, BCA, BBA, MCA and M.Tech in various disciplines. The college is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT) [Formerly - West Bengal University of Technology.(WBUT)] and recognized by UGC under section 2of the UGC Act, 1956. Asansol Engineering College,popularly known as AEC, is a self-financed institute (aided by TEQIP) situated in Asansol, an industrial city and district headquarters of Paschim Bardhaman district, West Bengal, about 200 kilometers from the capital city of Kolkata, India. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering and Technology. The college was ninth best engineering college in West Bengal by Careergraph, The Telegraph (Calcutta) in 2009. The college has been repeatedly ranked within the top 10 engineering colleges in Bengal by other prominent authorities.