Government Polytechnic, Nagpur
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शासकीय तंत्रनिकेतन, नागपूर
GP Nagpur logo
|Government Engineering School|
|Type||Public Government Institute|
|Established||19 July 1914 (105 years ago)|
|Affiliation||Autononous, AICTE, DTE|
|Chairman||G. R. Thakare (Joint Director, Technical Education, Regional Office, Nagpur)|
|Principal||D S Kulkarni|
Near Mangalwari Bazaar, Sadar, Nagpur, Pin-440001,
22 acres (8.9 ha)
It was founded on 14 July 1914 as the Government Engineering School. At its commencement the school had 16 students on roll and was located in the Victoria Science College (now the Institute of Science) in Nagpur. During its first year the school provided courses in Civil Engineering & Mechanical Engineering up to diploma standard. Later in 1915 Automobile Engineering Course was also established which vias subsequently converted into Post Diploma in Automobile Engineering. The institution has given birth to Engineering College presently known as Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur(VNIT). The school was expanding rapidly & from 16 students enrolled in 1914 increased to nearly 2000 in current year and Govt. Engineering School converted to Government Polytechnic, Nagpur.
The total intake capacity of all these programmes is 890 students. The premises of this institute is spread over 22 acres of land with good infrastructural facilities like well equipped Laboratories, Computer Center, Conference Hall, Audio-Visual Room, Community Hall, Gymnasium, Good play ground etc. Accommodation for 180 boys, 54 girls & 20 trainees is also available in the campus.
Government Polytechnic Nagpur has various academic departments, with specialized laboratories and research centers.
- Applied Chemistry
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Physics
- Applied Mechanics
- Humanities & Social Science
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
- Computer Technology
- Information Technology
- Packaging Technology
- Metallurgical Engineering
- Textile Manufacturer
- Mine & Mine Surveying
- Automobile Engineering
- Travel & Tourism
The institute is selected by Govt. of Maharashtra as a training provider in Information Technology to various institutions. Presently the institute is providing training to staff & students of Institute of Science, Nagpur & I.T.I in the region, Govt. Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Nagpur in addition to the institute.
- Government of Maharashtra awarded academic autonomy to this institute in the year 1995.
The institute is conducting certificate courses of 3 months, 6 months, one-year duration in Information Technology & other advanced technology areas for 10th, 12th, graduate students. The World Bank Assisted Project was implemented at this institute from 1992 to 1995 for improvement of quality of technician education. Canada-India Institute Industry Linkage Project was implemented in the institute from 2000-2004.
The institute was awarded World Bank assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) through competitive bidding and received ₨2.55 crores. This fund was utilised for academic excellence, Networking of institutes and services to community and economic development. This institute received ISTE Narsee Monjee award for overall Best Performance in the year 1996 and Best Polytechnic award of Government of Maharashtra in the year 1997.
|Sr No.||Name of Programme||Sanctioned Intake||Accreditation|
|First Shift||Second Shift|
|1||Diploma in Automobile Engineering||60||-||AICTE|
|2||Diploma in Civil Engineering||90||60||AICTE|
|3||Diploma in Computer Engineering||60||-||AICTE|
|4||Diploma in Electrical Engineering||60||-||AICTE|
|5||Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering||60||60||AICTE|
|6||Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (Only for Female)||30||-||AICTE|
|7||Diploma in Information Technology||60||-||AICTE|
|8||Diploma in Mechanical Engineering||60||60||AICTE|
|9||Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering||40||-||AICTE|
|10||Diploma in Mining & Mine Surveying||40||-||AICTE|
|11||Diploma in Packaging Technology||60||-||AICTE|
|12||Diploma in Textile Manufacture||60||-||AICTE|
|13||Diploma in Travel & Tourism||30||-||AICTE|
|Total Intake - 890|
All the above courses are of 3 years duration.