About Us


The Government Polytechnic, Pune is one of the prominent institutes among polytechnics in Maharashtra. The institute was established in the year 1957, under the academic control of Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Maharashtra State. The institute was awarded academic autonomy in May 1994.

In early 1960s institute acquired current land and constructed its own infrastructure. Today it houses in its 28-acre campus, a main building, student hostels, classrooms for various courses, laboratories, library, canteen, post office, auditorium, and many more facilities. Entire campus is equipped with internet facility and secured connection.

Over the last four decades, more than 8000 diploma engineers from various disciplines are passed out. The institute has won several awards in academics as well as in socio-cultural activities and on the whole has succeeded in contributing humble positive efforts towards the building of a progressive society.

The institute runs regular diploma programmes as:

  1. Diploma in Civil Engineering
  2. Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  3. Diploma in Electronic and Telecommunication
  4. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  5. Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering
  6. Diploma in Computer Engineering
  7. Diploma in Information Technology
  8. Diploma in Dress Design and Garment Manufacturing

Institute runs part-time diploma programmes:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Electronic and Telecommunication
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Metallurgical Engineering

Institute also runs courses:

  1. Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics
  2. Yamaha training school (Affiliated to ASDC, New Delhi)

Awards received by the institute:


  • 'Best Polytechnic Award - 1998-99' by Government of Maharashtra for consistent excellent performance in technical education.
  • ISTE - Narsee Monji - Best Overall Performance - 2007-08
  • Dr. D. R. Nandanwar - Principal, Government Polytechnic Pune and I/c Joint director - Regional office, DTE, Pune is honoured with Best Administrator Award of Maharashtra and Goa section of ISTE at Nashik on 18th January, 2018
  • Government Polytechnic Pune received Best Polytechnic Award of ISTE (Maharashtra and Goa section) on 05th January, 2019 for outstanding contribution in the field of engineering
  • 'Nation Builder Award' for prolonged and dedicated services in the field of education from Uttar Bhartiya Sangh, Pune and Rotary Club Riverside jointly received by faculties of Government Polytechnic Pune consecutively from 2016 to 2018.

Location

The institute is located in India's second largest industrial town - Pune, particularly known for its thriving automobile industry and software business. The Government Polytechnic is located on Rajbhavan Road near Pune University campus hardly 7 k.m from the Pune railway station and 20 k.m from the Airport.