Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic (YCJ) was established in the year of 1998. It is situated at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. The institute is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, and is affiliated to the State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Hyderabad. Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic is funded by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and K.R.E.C.S Ltd, Kuppam functioning under the Co-operative sector. The institution offers diploma in 4 specializations and the admission is entrance-based. 

YCJ Chittoor Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1998 | Public
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliation State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Hyderabad
Courses offered Diploma courses
Application mode Online/ Offline
Admission Criteria Ranking in Common Entrance Exam for Polytechnic (CEEP)
Top recruiters ISUZU, Keihin Fie, ZTT, Ashok Leyland
Facilities available Library, Laboratories, Hostel, Sports, and Transport
Campus Area 25 Acres
Official Website https://ycjgovtpolykuppam.ac.in/about/index.html

YCJ Chittoor Courses

Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic offers diplomas in various fields. Tabulated below are the details of the same:

Diploma Courses Duration Eligibility
Computer, Electronics and Communications, Electrical and Electronics, and Mechanical Engineering 3 years Candidate should be an Indian National and should have passed 10th Examination from any recognized board with mathematics as one of the subjects by scoring a minimum of score of at least 35% in the qualifying examination

YCJ Chittoor Admission

Admissions at Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic are done on the basis of the AP POLYCET (CEEP) entrance. Students have to fill the AP POLYCET (CEEP) form available at the Department of Technical Education’s site.

Application Process

Candidates have the option to apply to the course both in online or offline modes. After choosing the fee payment method, you can complete your application process

Online Application

  1. The AP POLYCET (CEEP) form is available at the Department of Technical Education.
  2. Open the enclosed link at https://polycetap.nic.in/.
  3. Click on ‘File Application’
  4. Then, fill in the information all the personal and academic details.
  5. Lastly, pay the application fee which is INR 400 for general students and INR 200 for SC/ST online.
  6. Entrance score decides the admission at the institution. 

Offline Application

  1. The application form can be downloaded from the site or collected from the centres that are all over Andhra Pradesh
  2. Fill in the all the required details 
  3. Fill in the place where you would like to appear for the examination
  4. Enter your reservation or special category details along with minority community details if any.
  5. Students also have the option to give the examination in the Urdu medium which will only be conducted by Guntur and Nandyal centres
  6. Affix photograph and submit the application form at your nearest Helpline centre with a cash payment of INR 350
  7. After some days, students can collect the hall tickets from the Helpline Centre.
  8. Entrance score decides the admission at the institution.

AP PLOYCET CEEP Entrance pattern

  • Duration- 2 Hours
  • Subjects- Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry of 10th Class level
  • Number of Questions- 120 questions
  • Total Marks- 120 marks
  • Qualifying Criteria- 36 marks out of 120 marks

Seat Matrix

Branch Number of Seats
Computer  30
Electronics and Communication  60
Electrical and Electronics  60
Mechanical  60

Reservation of Seats

Category Percentage
Scheduled castes 15%
Scheduled Tribes 6%
Backward Classes 29%
Girls 33.33%
Sports 0.5%
National Cadet Corps (NCC) 1%
Children of Armed Personnel (CAP) 2%
Physically Handicapped (PH) Visually Handicapped- 1% Hearing Impaired- 1% Orthopedically Impaired-1%

YCJ Chittoor Placements

Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic placements record is very good and the opportunities that are offered to the students are endless. The Placement and Training centre of the institution is responsible for various aspects like:

  • Providing training to students so that they can get good jobs in the companies that are coming for the recruitment drive
  • It organizes workshops, Aptitude tests, Group discussions, and interviews so that at the time of the real face-to-face interview students face no problem
  • Invite various top companies to the college

Every year many companies come to the college for the recruitment process and some of the top recruiters are:

    • Indo-US MIM Tech
    • Jhonson Lifts
    • Panacea Medicals
    • Keihin Fie
    • Tafe
    • Amararaja
    • Isuzu
    • Smile Electronics
    • Ashok Leyland
    • Manjushree Techno Pac

The placements details for the year 2017-2018 are tabulated below.

Name of the Company CTC offered (INR) No. of Students hired
Keihin FIE 1.6 Lakhs 17
ISUZU 1.5 Lakhs 12
Tafe 1.6 Lakhs 5
Kia motors 1.6 Lakhs 1
ZTT 1.2 Lakhs 6
Sanrad 1.5 Lakhs 2
Smile Electronics 96 Thousand 40

YCJ Chittoor Scholarships

The institution is working more towards uplifting and helping the students coming from poor regions. Following are the scholarships offered to the students:

  • NSP Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities and Disabilities- Admission fee, Tuition fee, and maintenance will be taken care of and the students from classes from 11th to Ph.D. are eligible.
  • NSP Scholarships for Top Class Education for Disabled Students- Financial support is provided to students with more than 40% disability.
  • NSP Top Class Education Scheme for Scheduled Castes Students- SC Students who have passed class 12th are eligible for this scheme.
  • AICTE Pragati Scholarship for Girls- Girls pursuing a technical degree/ diploma receive a sum of INR 50000 for college fees, transport, books, and other expenses.
  • Scholarships for Economically weaker section- Candidates belonging to SC/ST whose family have income less than or equal to INR 2,00,000 per annum and candidates belonging to BC/ EBC/ Minority/ Physically handicapped whose family have income less than INR 1,00,000 per annum are exempted from payment of Tuition fee, Course work fee, Games fee, Association fee, Lab & workshop fee, and library fees.

YCJ Chittoor Facilities

Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic being a Polytechnic college offers facilities to students which help them to perform better Following are the facilities offered by the institute to cater to the need of the students and the faculty members:

  • Library-The institute has a spacious library with a variety of books. Textbooks, Reference books, Journals, and magazines all are available for the students to read.
  • Hostel- The hostel for boys is present within the campus. The rooms and other facilities are maintained and cleaned daily. Security is present at all times for the safety of the students.
  • Smart Classrooms- A digital virtual classroom is available to the students to facilitate easier learning process.
  • Workshop- For the mechanical engineering students, a well- equipped workshop is constructed so that the students can perform the required tasks.
  • Laboratories- The institute has many laboratories on campus such as Hydraulics lab, Fuels lab, Thermal engineering lab, Material Testing lab, 2 computer labs, Hardware lab, Virtual lab, AC lab, DC lab, Wiring lab, and 3 ECE labs. 
  • Playground- A big playground is on the campus which is utilized by the students in between classes to play various games.

YCJ Chittoor Faculty

The faculty members of Dr. Y C James Yen Government Polytechnic are experts in their respective fields. The students gain all the required knowledge they need to excel in life. They not only focus on the technical education but also on the personality development of the students. Stats of the institution faculty are:

  • Mechanical Engineering- 5 Lecturers
  • Computer Engineering- 1 Senior Lecturer and 5 Lecturers
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering- 1 Senior Lecturer and 5 Lecturers
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering- 1 Senior Lecturer and 11 Lecturers

YCJ Chittoor FAQs

Ques. What is the mode of application at YCJ Chittoor?

Ans. The mode of application is both online and offline. Candidates can find the application form on the Department of Technical Education’s website and also various help centres are functioning to help the students to fill the application form and pay the fees.

Ques. What is the fee structure for all the courses at YCJ Chittoor?

Ans. Total fees decided by the government colleges is INR 4,700. Other fees include: Tuition fees, Course Work fee, Games fee, Association fee, Laboratory and workshop fee, Library fees, Admission fees, Alumni fees, and Tech fest fee.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of document verification at YCJ Chittoor?

Ans. The required documents are towards the admission are:

  • Printout of application form
  • Registration fee receipt
  • Allotment seat fee receipt
  • Allotment memo printout
  • All required mark sheets
  • Proof of age
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character Certificate by the head of the institution last attended
  • Migration Certificate by the head of the institution last attended
  • Caste or Community certificate
  • Non-creamy layer certificate in case of SEBC, OEC candidates
  • Income Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate for the candidates who have done their studies from the board or university form any other state 
  • Anti-ragging undertaking 

Ques. How are the facilities of YCJ Chittoor?

Ans. The college has all the facilities that the students require to lead a comfortable college life. The college is constructed beautifully and are equipped with all the necessities. 

Ques. What is the opportunity for the Diploma graduates of Computer engineering at YCJ Chittoor?

Ans. Students pursuing the computer science have the scope for creating new hardware and software for computers which attracts them the attraction in the industry arena.