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Government Polytechnic, Rajkot

From The Desk of Principal:

“Technical Education in Gujarat is growing very fast with inclusion of skill development and cleanliness initiatives. Government Polytechnic-Rajkot is pioneer and leader in such initiatives having status of largest polytechnic in saurashtra region. I appeal all my aspiring engineering students to join hands for the growth of our state Gujarat and hence the growth of country India.”

- Shri P. V. Rayjada, I/C Principal

Government polytechnic Rajkot was established in the month of June 1964 by the government of Gujarat with an initial intake of 60 students in  the civil engineering Diploma Course. This Polytechnic initially located at Dharampur Utara Rajkot. The new and fully equipped building for the Polytechnic was constructed later in the Year 1966, on a hillock near Aji Dam, a green lush surrounding ideal for the academics. This place is about 6Km. away from the Railway station.

Rajkot is a well-known industrial city of Gujarat state.Rajkot is famous for its diesel Engine industries in all over the India. It is situated on Bombay-Okha broad gauge line of western Railway and 8B national highway. Leading industries of the city are Field Marshal, K.Rasiklal & Co., Echjay Steel, Forge & Forge Pvt. Ltd. and developing industrial zone of ,Lodhika, Metoda and Shaper which are recognized for backward industrial area by Gujarat industrial Development Corporation which gives high potentiality of Industrial growth.

 Name of Institution         Government Polytechnic Rajkot.
 Management by            Director of Technical Education, Government of Gujarat.
 Address                Government Polytechnic. Bhavnagar Road, Near Aji Dam, Rajkot. 360003. Gujarat. India
 Telephone No.        +91 281 2387391, 2387553, Fax-(0281) 2387553
 E mail
Year of Establishment 1964
Affiliating University

Gujarat Technological University , Ahmedabad

Year of Recognition U/S 2(f) U/S 12(b)
First Recognition by AICTE Ref No. P-2/B-III/R(BB)193/17526 Dt.15/2/64
Latest Recognition by AICTE Ref No F. No. CENTRAL/1-245/030938/2015/EOA DATED 07/04/2015

The following courses leading to Diploma 3 year duration are offered:
Regular Diploma Courses
Name of the Diploma Course Year of
Duration Intake(1st Shift+2nd Shift)
Diploma in  Civil  Engineering 1964 3 Years 120 + 60
Diploma in Mechanical  Engineering 1966 3 Years   120 + 120
Diploma in Electrical  Engineering 1966 3 Years 120 + 120
Diploma  in  Chemical  Engineering 1988 3 Years 120 + 60
Diploma  in Electronics & Communication 2007 3 Years 120 + 60
Diploma  in Information Technology 2007 3 Years 120 + 60
Diploma  in Metallergy Engineering 2009 3 Years 60 + 0


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