Institute was established on November 1, 1960 under the open door policy of the Govt. of India, by the Maharaja Jiwajirao Education Society, Vidisha. With a donation from Gangajali trust, fund of Scindias erstwhile rulers of Gwalior State, and commitment of Non-recurring and recurring grants from the Govt. of India and the Govt. of M.P in agreed proportions.
It was the first accredited college in Madhya Pradesh and is approved by AICTE.
==Courses offered at Samrat Ashok Technological Institute==
B.E. Civil Engineering
B.E. Mechanical Engineering
B.E. Electrical Engineering
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
B.E. Computer Science and Engineering
B.E. Information Technology
B.E. Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
B.E. Bio-Medical Engineering.
==Placement Record at Samrat Ashok Technological Institute==
Bajaj Tempo Ltd.
Crompton Greaves Ltd.
D&H Sechron Ltd.
Hindustan Motors Ltd.
Kinetic Honda Ltd.
PMS (P) Ltd.
Ruchi Group Ltd.
Thyron Informatics (P) Ltd.
IIS Infotech Ltd.