Jamnagar – 361 009
This institute was established in August 1983 by the Government of Gujarat under Directorate of Technical Education of Gujarat state to promote Technical Education. Initially two programmes were launched, namely Diploma in Civil Engineering and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with an intake capacity of 30 seats in each programme. Later on in 1989, Diploma programme in Electrical Engineering was launched.
In 1993, the L.R.U.C. building , residence quarters and principal bungalow were constructed and possession was taken by the institute. Boys hostel with 132 students capacity was constructed and handed over to the institute in December 1994. Subsequently from April 1995, it started functioning . Girl’s hostel building with 48 students’ capacity was constructed in 1998 and made to function from 26.01.2001.
In June 2007, Two new Diploma Programmes namely Electronics & Communication (EC) and Computer Engineering have been started.
In February, 2014 possession of new “Computer and E.C. building” has taken by institute. Also two new hostels (one each for boys and girls) have been started in this year.
Government Polytechnic, Jamnagar is located at Valsura Road, Jamnagar, 6 kms away from S.T. Bus stand, 2 kms away from Railway station and 15 kms away from Air Port. Jamangar is one of the fastest developing city of Gujarat. Big industries like Reliance Industries Ltd., Essar Industries Ltd. and nos. of Brass works factories are located at Jamnagar and its surrounding areas.
This institute is running 5 courses in Regular mode.
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Applied Mechanics
Institute is having 13 acres of land. Total 4 buildings of institute are there namely,
1.Main Building (Ground floor + 2)
2.Workshop (Ground floor + 1)
3.L.R.U.C. & Library (Ground floor + 1)
4.Computer & E.C. Building (Ground floor + 1)
Institute has well equipped laboratories for various courses and Workshop with all the necessary machineries. We also have department wise Computer labs with latest computers (around 250 Nos.), Printers, Internet etc.
We have a Library with adequate books for all courses with reading room. We are also going to provide computer facility with internet at library very shortly.
We also have Hostel for Boys and Girls within the campus itself with the capacity of 132 boys and 48 girls respectively.
In the campus we have Principal Bungalow and Staff quarters.
The Government Polytechnic, Jamnagar is to offer three year Diploma level programme in Engineering and technology which are approved by AICTE in regular mode. The candidates are selected according to the policy norms formed by the State Govt. using curriculum and evaluation system developed by Gujarat Technological University. The curriculum is designed according to guideline provided by the AICTE. The institute is administrated by Commissionerate of technical Education, Gujarat State and financially funded by the State Govt. so the institute has to follow the rules & regulation laid down by the Govt. The institute has responsibility of contributing to the social, economical, ethical and technical development of the community by imparting technical education, training, consultancy and related services.