Technological University (Sittwe) was first established on 27th December 1999 as Government Technical College (GTC) at Pyidawtha Quarter, Sittwe Township, Sittwe District, Rakhine State. It moved to Rachanbyin Village, Sittwe Township, on 7th February, 2005. Then it was upgraded to Technological University (Sittwe) on 20 January 2007.
In Technological University (Sittwe), there are four engineering courses such as Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
In order to achieve the quality standard of teaching and learning, and research and development, Technological University (Sittwe) is linked with other Technological Universities in Myanmar. Teaching syllabuses for the engineering and academic subjects are made to meet the requirements of the international standard.