Established in 1914, the Government Polytechnic, Nagpur (GP Nagpur) is one of the oldest technical institutes in Central India. The college offers 12 diploma programs. The admission to the college is based on merit. 

Started with a mere total of 16 students, GPN today hosts over 2000 students admitted in twelve diploma programs. The total number of students placed in the 2018-19 placement season was 82. Some of the top recruiting companies at GPN are CEAT, Tata Motors, and Ashok Leyland. 

Government Polytechnic Nagpur Highlights

Established | Type 1914 | Government
Approved by AICTE, DTE
Affiliation Maharashtra Board of Technical Education (MBTS)
Courses Offered Diploma
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-Based
Facilities Available Well equipped labs, hostel Computer center, conference hall, Audio-Visual Room, Community Hall, and Gymnasium
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Government Polytechnic Nagpur Awards

Nagpur’s Government Polytechnic was awarded the 1996 ISTE Monjee award for overall best performance and the best polytechnic award of Government of Maharashtra in the year 1997. The institute was also awarded the World Bank assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) through which it received INR 2.55 crores.

Government Polytechnic Nagpur Courses

The institute offers 12 diploma programs offered in two shifts. All twelve courses are offered in the first shift and three courses are offered in the second shift. The details of the courses are given below:

Courses Details
Diploma Specialization: Civil Engg, Mechanical Engg, Electrical EnggElectronics & Tele. Engg., Information Tech., Metallurgy, Packaging Tech., Textile Manufacturers, Mining & Mine Surveying, Automobile Engg., Travel & Tourism, and Computer Engg.
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: 10th pass
Selection Criteria: Merit Based

Government Polytechnic Nagpur Admission

The admission process is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra. To acquire admission to any of its diploma courses, the candidate should fulfil the minimum eligibility of completing the senior secondary examination or its equivalent. 

How to Apply?

  • Candidates must the online form available at the DTE website
  • Upload all the required documents
  • Once the documents are verified, the provisional merit list of selected candidates and their allotted polytechnic is displayed on the DTE website

Government Polytechnic Nagpur Facilities

The institute offers many facilities to its students, helping them to gain both academic and industry knowledge. Here is a list of facilities offered by the institute- 

  • Library: There are a total of 40,000 books and 2000 reference books on engineering/ technology housed at the institute’s library. The library also has a subscription of 25 technical magazines. It has a robust reading space available for the students with timing from 9.30 AM to 5.45 PM for its members.
  • Gymkhana: For the overall development of students and inculcate sportsmanship, the institute offers its students with a gymkhana. It conducts various events and programs throughout the years. The annual gymkhana fees per student are INR 200.
  • Hostel: The institute has a hostel for their male and female students. The capacity of boys and girls hostels are 180 and 54 respectively. The facilities available at the hostel include drinking water, TV room, gymkhana, clean bathroom, 24x7 security, medical officer, newspaper, mess, sports, complaint/ suggestion box, and newspapers.
  • Women’s Wing: There is a separate women’s wing for all the female students of GPN. This wing aims to motivate female students, organize events/ programs for their overall personality development, provide female students self-defence and entrepreneurship engagements, and organize regular health camps for check-ups.

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Government Polytechnic Nagpur Faculty

There are a total of 107 working faculty members at GPN. Out of these, the first shift includes 92 faculty members in 23 academic departments and 15 faculty members in 9 academic departments for the second shift. Each department is headed by the head of the department. 

Government Polytechnic Nagpur FAQs

Ques. What are the placement services at Government Polytechnic Nagpur?

Ans. Government Polytechnic, Nagpur has an active Industry Institute Interaction Cell which provides training and placement to all students. Some of the top recruiting companies at GPN are CEAT, Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland. The total number of students placed in the 2018-19 placement season was 82.

Ques. Apart from academics, what are some of the activities conducted at Government Polytechnic Nagpur? 

Ans. There are several extracurricular activities conducted at GPN. Often training programs are conducted for students to get an industry interface. Activities undertaken include quizzes, magazines, seminars, workshops, industry visits, etc.

Ques. What is the total fee for the Diploma program at Government Polytechnic Nagpur? 

Ans. The fee for the diploma course at GPN is INR 2992 per year.

Ques. What is the intake for the diploma course at Government Polytechnic Nagpur? 

Ans. The total intake capacity of all programs is 860 students (first shift 680 and second shift 180).

Ques. How to reach Government Polytechnic Nagpur? 

Ans. Government Polytechnic, Nagpur is located in Sadar, Nagpur, Maharashtra. The nearest airport from the institute is the Nagpur Airport which is located 10.7 km away and students can reach the campus in about 23 mins.