Abhiruchi Institute of Physical Education (AIPE) is a post graduate college established under the aegis of 'Abhiruchi', a registered NGO, devoted to the cause of promotion of games and sports in Assam, in the year 2008 for the first time in Assam to impart quality physical education. The institute has been registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 (No. 2975 of 1988-89).The Education Department, Government of Assam has accorded approval for setting up the Abhiruchi Institute of Physical Education. It is worth mentioning that the Gauhati University has kindly provided permission and affiliation to conduct B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education) course of two (2) year duration, B.P.E.S. (Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports) course of three (3) year duration. The Regional Director, ERC, National Council for Teachers' Education (NCTE) Bhubaneshwar has Recognised our Institution (AIPE) to conduct B.P.Ed. course with 100 intake.
The activities of the Institute is being presently conducted in a rented premises at Kerakuchi, Guwahati - 34. The authority of the Institute has recently acquired a plot of land measuring 30 bighas (17 bighas medi patta & 13 bighas tauji patta) at Gobhali, P.S. Chandrapur, Kamrup Metro,Guwahati- 781 050, to set up the main campus of the Institute. 'ABHIRUCHI' is a popular name all over the state of Assam. The organisation has to its credit as many as one hundred and four units scattered in different parts of Assam. It has been observing the 3rd of September as the 'Abhiruchi Sports Day' since 1984 to mark the birth anniversary of 'ARJUN' SRI BHOGESWAR BARUA, the legendary sportsperson of Assam, throughout the state with various programmes to create awareness among the public in general and student community in particular about the role of games and sports. In addition, the Assamese sports monthly titled 'ABHIRUCHI' is being published since 1979 to enthuse the young sports talents of the state of Assam.