Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, a premier institute of the region was established by Late Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia on November 1, 1960 with a donation from Gangajali Trust fund. The Institute started with B.E. in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Electrical Engineering. The Institute offers 9 full time Under Graduate and 17 full time Post Graduate Courses ( 11 ME/M.Tech., MCA, MBA And four Applied Sciences) leading to degree in Bachelor of Engineering and fifteen Postgraduate courses in the areas of Engineering, Science and Management.
It is an autonomous institute, which is fully funded by Government of Madhya Pradesh and managed by the Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Education Society chaired by Hon’ble Shrimant Jyotiraditya M. Scindia. The college campus is spread over an area of 85 acres of lush green land with natural surroundings.
Institute has been accredited by NAAC, New Delhi vide letter No. F-19-26/EC(SC-14)/DO/2016/39.1, New Delhi, Dated 29.03.2016 for Five years.
Institute has been accorded academic autonomy by Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya vide letter No. F-5/RGPV/Academic/Autonomy/2011/59, Bhopal, Dated 07.01.2011 w.e.f. session 2010-11.