NIELIT, Gorakhpur Centre (Formerly DOEACC Society, Gorakhpur Centre ) was established as Centre for Electronics Design & Technology of India (CEDTI) in June, 1989. It is an Autonomous Scientific Society under the administrative control of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India. It caters to the training, Consultancy, Design and Product Development needs of small scale IT Industries and allied sectors. It also conducts training programmes for promotion of Entrepreneurs.

The centre has a total built up area 4800 sq. mtrs and hostel building for 70 students. It is now under the Administrative control of NIELIT , Govt. of India as per the decision of the government (DeitY) office Memorandum No.  15 (45)/2002 Gov. dated 29 Nov. 2002. 

NIELIT Gorakhpur has been granted affiliation by  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University, Lucknow formerly UPTU Lucknow, to conduct the two M.Tech. Courses. M.Tech. in Electronics Design & Technology and M.Tech. in VLSI Design. It is also an accredited centre for 'O' and 'A' level Software Courses ,'O' and 'A' level in Bio-Informatics and for 'O' and 'A' level Hardware Courses.

NIELIT Gorakhpur , is a Premier institution for Education, Training, Research & Design and Consultancy in IT and Electronics. It conducts course for ,Embedded Systems, VLSI, Instrumentation,BioInformatics,ITES-BPO, Information Security, Cyber Law, Networking and other areas of Information Technology.