Govt. Polytechnic College, Jammu

Government Polytechnic Jammu, J&K - India

Govt. Polytechnic, Jammu was established in the year 1960 for imparting Technical Education to the youth of the state, especially Jammu Division. The institution was started to meet the technical education requirements of young males and females. It is a premier Institution of the State.

The institute was started initially with the following three years Diploma Courses:

1 Civil Engineering
2 Electrical Engineering
3 Mechanical Engineering
  Later on the other courses
4 Draftsman Course
5 Diploma in Automobile Engineering also started

Later on, the Draftsman courses were closed by the Government and more Diploma courses were started which are as under:

1 Architecture Assistantship
2 Computer Engineering
3 Travel and Tourism
4 Instrumentation and Control Engineering


At present eight Diploma Courses are being offered by this institution. All the above courses are recognised by the J&K Government and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AICTE is an apex body constituted by the Government of India for granting approval to the Technical Institutions of all the levels i.e. Diploma, Degree and Post Graduate and Monitoring the working of all such Technical Institutions within the Country.


Location: Govt. Polytechnic, Jammu is located at Bikram Chowk, the busiest Chowk of the Capital city, Jammu. It is called the “HEART” of the city. It is about 2 Kms from General Bus Stand and 3 Kms from Airport and Railway Station each. It has about 112 Kanals of land comprising of Administrative Block, Staff Quarters, Auditorium Canteen and a Guest house.

The other offices functioning in the Campus are:
1. Directorate of technical Education
2. State Board of technical education
3. Deputy Director ITI.


Mandate: Govt. Polytechnic Jammu offers AICTE approved Diploma programmes in specific areas of Engineering, Technology & Management to the young male & female candidates of J&K state especially of Jammu region, selected by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Jammu & Kashmir. The Govt. Polytechnic, Jammu has been authorised by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India to uplift the rural people and urban slums by offering them non-formal skill development training programmes under various schemes like “Community Development Through Polytechnics (C.D.T.P.)”, Persons with Disability (P.W.D) Scheme and Continuing Education Scheme Internal Revenue Generation (I.R.G.) Scheme for self-employment & to set up micro &small enterprises. The Polytechnic is expected to usher in a new era for the development of the youth by providing them opportunities to step into contributes meaningfully to the technical world. It has also been declared as An I.S.O-9001:2000 Certified Institute.

Contact Information of Principal / HOD's/ Incharge of Various Departments & Activites

Govt. Polytechnic Jammu, Bikram Chowk, Jammu (J&K)
Telephone: +91-191-2435373 Fax: +91-191-2457891
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