Government Polytechnic Balasore (GPB) is one of the prominent government institutes in West Bengal, that was established in 2013 and located in Balasore, Odisha. This institute offers various Diploma programs. It has an affiliation with State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training, West Bengal and the institute is approved by AICTE. The admission process in the college is done by accepting the Odisha exam scores via a counselling. All the diploma students coming out form this institution draw a decent salary of up to INR 3 LPA.

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GPB Balasore Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2013 | Public
Approved by AICTE
Affiliation State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training, Odisha
Entrance Exam Odisha Polytechnic exam
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Facilities Available Library, Medical Facility, Canteen, Conference room, Scholarship, and Cafeteria, etc.
Official Website

GPB Balasore Courses

The institute offers Engineering Diploma courses under various specializations. Tabulated below are the course details: 

Diploma Courses Duration Annual Intake Eligibility
Electronics, Mechanical, and Electrical  3 years 60 Pass in 10th with Maths, Science, and English as the compulsory subjects by scoring at least 35 % marks from any recognized board 
Civil  120
Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical, and Civil  2 years 15 Pass in 10th with Vocational or ITI background qualified with valid marks from any recognized institution

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GPB Balasore Admission

Diploma seeking candidates have to clear Odisha Polytechnic exam in order get into the diploma curses offered here. The applications could be initiated in online mode itself and the minimum age limit is 14.

Application Process

  • Students may visit
  • Apply for the entrance exam online after keying in all the details and uploading the documents needed
  • Get good marks to get shortlist for the counselling
  • After Odisha Polytechnic exam Counselling, students should choose the institution and the course they desire
  • Report and pay the fees when visiting the allotted institution
  • All the Applicants may check the updates at the SCTE&VT website only.

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GPB Balasore Placements

The Institute has a dedicated training and placement cell to take care of all the placement-related activities throughout the whole year. In recent years, around 110 students are placed in the top reputed Companies. The average salary that students get here is INR 1.68 LPA. The highest salary goes up to INR 3 LPA.

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GPB Balasore Scholarships

Government Polytechnic Balasore offers a scholarship to meritorious students who got good marks in their respective classes and good marks throughout the year. The institute also provides scholarships for minority students.

GPB Balasore Facilities

Government Polytechnic Balasore has enough of infrastructure to meet the student’s needs as discussed below.

  • Library- The institute has a library to offer around 5,000+ books on the various subjects and topics that every diploma specialized course student need. e-magazines, e-journals, and e-books, etc. are also made available.
  • Cafeteria- Hygienic foods and snacks are being served to all the students and faculty members of the intuition in Cafeteria.
  • Other facilities- Few other facilities of the institution include: Well-equipped labs, Special bus services for students, Indoor and Outdoor sports spaces, and fully Wi-fi enabled campus.

GPB Balasore FAQs

Ques. What are the available modes of contact for getting in touch with GPB Balasore?

Ans. Any students before or after admitting into the diploma courses offered by the institution can contact the institution in the following contact modes:

Ques. Is there any scholarship Facility for the meritorious students at GPB Balasore?

Ans. Yes, the institute provides scholarships to the students. The college provides Merit cum Means scholarships. 

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities provided by GPB Balasore?

Ans. The college provides well-furnished hostel accommodation to the students who make their way from faraway cities or town or from any remote areas who find it difficult to arrange their own accommodation.

Ques. Is there any way to redress the grievances arising while studying at GPB Balasore?

Ans. Yes, there is a provision of Online Grievance Management system maintained by the institution. The same can be reached at The students need to login with their registration number and unique password to register their grievances online. 

Ques. How are the IT labs at GPB Balasore structured for the students?

Ans. There are 3 IT Labs including the CAD/CAM, MATLAB, and C/C++ Programming and Comp Application Labs for imparting better learning experience to all the course pursuing students. More than 100 computers have been made available at these IT labs.