The DIET, Sonitpur was established at Biswanath Chariali of Sonitpur district in 19689 by upgrading the old Basic Training Centre through the recommendation of the Central Government of India by the Govt. of Assam vide Notification No. 34/89/40, dtd. 12-09-1989. Now, the DIET, Sonitpur has completed glorious 27 years of its journey by producing a number of quality teachers of elementary level and also providing a lot of academic resources and support to the system of elementary education of the district.
It is now one of the most resourceful DIET of Assam having full capacity and resources both physical and human. The institute has been imparting both Pre-Service and In-Service teacher training with NCTE based curriculum along with conducting various need-based short term teacher training for lower primary and upper primary schools of the district. This institute also has been conducting various field-level research works and action research on different school-level academic and administrative problems since its inception considering education on a process of enlightenment and empowerment for the achievement of a better quality of life.
This premier and nodal institute of the district has committed ourselves to the universalization of elementary education with an explicit aim of providing quality education for all along with the high expectations of performance for the competency-based, commitment-oriented transactions of the curriculum to the society.