The college was established in 1950 as a department of the Technical Institute in the name of Additional Studies. The study aimed to provide the opportunity to continue education in the areas of:
-- General education for those who have completed secondary or higher secondary school. -- Craft study for those who have completed the primary stage and entered the field of applied arts and craft industries. -- Postgraduate studies for diploma holders to obtain professional fellowships.
In 1976, it became one of the colleges of the Institute of Colleges of Technology, then the college focused on parallel studies for some colleges at the university, such as commercial studies at the bachelor's level and engineering studies at the diploma level. The college later expanded by opening new majors for students who were not accepted in higher education institutions until now, it has reached 27 majors. The number of accepted students doubled, reaching 34,276 students for the academic year 2018/2019. In addition to the regular evening studies, the college offers many programs in the field of affiliation until the establishment of the Deanship of Distance Education, Training and Continuing Education. The college's services extended to a number of states inside Sudan and also included a number of Arab countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen. The expansion of the college has resulted in an increase in the number of students and programs since the year 2000 AD. The college has been restructured and includes seven departments, in which there are four academic departments, which are engineering studies, scientific studies, commercial studies and human studies, in addition to a department aimed at serving the community, which is the Training and Continuing Studies Center, the Examinations and Schedules Department, and the Information and Evaluation Department. Since the academic year 2002, all college programs have been developed to become a diploma granted in three years instead of two years.
Striving for the College of Technology to be the leading locally, regionally and globally in providing an attractive, coordinated, and comprehensive demand-driven technical education system that promotes entrepreneurship, innovation and lifelong learning, leading to sustainable social and economic development and a globally competitive workforce.