Government Polytechnic Kataram (GPK) is situated in Karim Nagar, Telangana getting established on the year 2008. It has got approved by AICTE and holds its affiliated with Directorate of Education, DTE of State Telangana. It offers diploma courses in two engineering streams based on 10th- grade examination marks. However, the TS-POLYCET entrance exam is necessary for admission and is conducted by TS State Board of Technical Education and Training. There is no scope for placement of the students studying here but still it is a technical-based course.

GPK Karim Nagar Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2008 | Public
Approved By AICTE
Set By  DTE, State Government of Telangana
Entrance Exam  TS-POLYCET
Courses Offered Diploma in 2 Engineering Streams
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Campus Area 1 acre
Facilities Available Library, Sports Facilities, and Laboratory, etc. 

GPK Karim Nagar Courses

It only offers two courses in engineering streams as of now. There are 60 seats available in each course. Brief details are given below and more details can be found at ‘Course Section’ on the college website. 

Diploma Courses Duration Eligibility
Mechanical and Electronics & Communication Engineering 3 years Candidates passing and scoring 35% of marks in 10th-grade exams from any recognized board of study.

GPK Karim Nagar Admission

Admission to the diploma courses is entirely online and is based on the state polytechnic entrance exam, TS-POLYCET. 

Application Steps

  • Candidates need to register for TS-POLYCET at and pay the registration fees. 
  • After registration, candidates are required to fill in with all the necessary details.
  • After qualifying the entrance test, candidates need to register for counselling.
  • Candidates need to upload the required documents online for counselling.
  • Fill in the choices based on the marks obtained in the entrance exam and their merit ranking.
  • Candidates are allotted colleges based on the merit ranking, choices, cut-off, and availability of seats.
  • Candidates can wait for further rounds of counselling to get allotted with a college of their choice if they are not allocated in the initial rounds.
  • Manual verification of documents is done at the allotted college.
  • Finally, paying the fees confirm the student’s acceptance of the seat allocated.


The fees for both courses are the same and are as follows.

Fee Particulars (Per year) Amount (INR)
Tuition Fee 2,000
Laboratory & Workshop Fee 600
Library Fee 300
Board Recognition Fee 250
Course Work Fee 200
Misc. Fees (Games, Alumni, Syllabus, Admission, Association) 45
Total 3,800

GPK Karim Nagar Facilities

The various facilities available to the students are discussed below.

  • Library- The institution has a spacious library with 105 titles and 318 volumes to serve the two Engineering diploma streamed students.
  • Laboratories- The labs such as Physics Lab, Chemistry Lab, Electronics Lab, Mechanical Lab, and Computer Lab are made available here to impart practical learning experience better.
  • Sports Facilities- All the sports activities are conducted in the separate sports ground where all the indoor as well as the outdoor games takes place.

GPK Karim Nagar Faculty

The institution faculty are experienced teachers in their field and they also undergo frequent Faculty Development Programs. Each department has a Head and several lecturers working in the respective departments. Stats of the faculty serving are listed below.

  • No. of Electronics & Communication Engineering Professors: 5
  • No. of Mechanical Engineering Professors: 6
  • Two professors each in Physics & 1 each in Maths, Chemistry, English and Humanities

GPK Karim Nagar FAQs

Ques. What are the accommodation facilities available at GPK Karim Nagar?

Ans. Currently, there are no hostel facilities available, but those facilities are in the development phase in order to serve the students who find it difficult to reach from the farthest distances.

Ques. What are the placements opportunity at GPK Karim Nagar?

Ans. There is no formal placements cell yet, but the lecturers do help students in getting training opportunities and interview training.

Ques. Is the entrance exam necessary for admission at GPK Karim Nagar?

Ans. Yes, TS-POLYCET is the only way for admission into the diploma courses. Based on the merit rank and marks obtained, colleges are allotted to the applied students.

Ques. What are the documents required during the admission and counselling process when getting admitted into GPK Karim Nagar?

Ans. The documents required are: 10th-grade mark sheet, Pass Certificate, Migration Certificate, Proof of Birth, Identity Proof, and POLYCET scorecard. Check details at

Ques. Are there any reservation policies for SC/ST & Minorities in the exam and counselling process for admission at GPK Karim Nagar?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation policy in admission for various categories. Details of the same can be checked further at