There are in total 8 hostels, 7 for boys and 1 for girls. Each hostel houses about 50-80 students whereas the girl's hostel houses about 200-300 students. The fees paid is mediocre, with mess fee about Rs.3,000/- per month. For students who like a little privacy, there are plenty of PGs and rooms available for rent in the vicinity of the college, at the walking distance apart. The cost of PGs is average, about Rs.6,000/- per month. The classrooms in AEC are good, each having a projector screen, and wifi available in some of the classes. There is AC in some department classes as well.
There is 7 boys hostel and one girl hostels recently another girl hostel is completed. Hostels are ragging free. About the hostel's food and infrastructure, Infrastructure is average. We get food in college and from the canteen. Quality of food is good. Quality of classrooms, labs, libraries are very good. Dining tables are not there. Only some good quality small tables are there in the canteen. Wifi is there in some particular places like the computer room, auditorium etc. Overall infrastructure is average or up to some extent good.
There are a total of 9 hostels in Assam Engineering College. Hostel 1 to 7 are for undergraduate boys. Hostel 8 for girls. And Hostel 9 for post graduate students. (Though there is one girl's hostel. It doesn't mean the ratio of girls is less. In fact, the capacity of the girls' hostel is 3 times than that of any boys hostel). Hostels in AEC are very cost efficient. The average expenditure on hostel is Rs. 2,000 only per month (includes boarding, food and establishment). There is also WiFi in the hostels, which provides a fast Internet service to students.