Government Polytechnic, Pune, Pune Review
About college Government Polytechnic, Pune :
Government Polytechnic, Pune is one of the reputed government institute of Maharashtra state. It is popularly called as GPP. GPP was established in the year 1957. It is a autonomous college. The exams and tests conducted in this college are decided by institute itself. However it is equivalent to Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education. The institute is spread across 28 acres of land in the Pune City. It is nearly 7.0 Km from Pune Railway station 20.0 Km from Pune Airport. It is close to Shivajinagar, Pune Railway station. The institute is surrounded with hilly region on side and another side with Pune University. The institute has won various awards in academics and in socio-cultural activities.
Infrastructure of Government Polytechnic, Pune :
All the engineering departments of the college are well connected to each other. The infrastructure of the college is good. It is properly planned and designed. The girl’s hostel and boy’s hostel are well separated however it is close to main building of college. The hostels are provided by 24x7 hours of water and electricity facility. As the institute is located in Pune city, all other services are within a reach. One side of college is having a famous Chatushrungi Goddess temple. On other side, India’s famous University i.e. Pune University is located. The Shivajinagar Railway station is about 2.0 Km from the institute. The institute is only 7.0 km from Pune Railway Station and nearly 20.0 Km from Airport. A very good canteen facility is provided which is centrally located within the campus area.
Course offered at Government Polytechnic, Pune:
Following Diploma Courses are provided in the institute -
• Diploma Civil Engineering
• Diploma Electronics and Tele-Communication
• Diploma Electrical Engineering
• Diploma Mechanical Engineering
• Diploma Metallurgical Engineering
• Diploma Computer Engineering
• Diploma Information Technology Engineering
• Diploma Dress Design and Garments manufacturing Engineering
All of the departments are excellent in academic record. The infrastructure and facilities are good. Mechanical, Civil, Electronics and Metallurgical departments are having practical labs good and well planned. The computer labs provided for Computer and Information Technology department are in good condition.
Admission and fees:
The admission is based on marks obtained in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination or Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) Examination or equivalent exam. The minimum marks should be 50.0 %. After feeling admission form, merit list is published. Those who are shortlisted for courses, those get admission in the Institute.
Please note that, Admission process is carried out online. The prospect and admission kit need to be taken directly from institute.
Labs at Government Polytechnic, Pune:
Civil department having practical labs are well planned. Those labs have machines so as to carry out field as well as indoor practical. Mechanical department is having good classrooms and practical halls which are proximal to each other. Very few colleges offers Metallurgical Engineering branch with a good infrastructure, Government Polytechnic, Pune is one of it. The departments such as Computer Engineering and Information Technology are having well developed and designed computer labs. A good internet facility is provided for both the departments. The department - Dress Design and Garments manufacturing Engineering is well equipped with all necessary devices which are required for the course.
All the teaching staff from all the departments are highly educated. They are having good experience. The excellent academic record is due to major contribution of these teachers. In the institute various activities are conducted with help of teaching staff. The Staff Development Cell organizes various activities for teachers so as to motivate them and enhance their skills. Various competitive exam activities are carried out with contribution of all teaching staff along with heads of Departments.
Training and placement Department:
A active and training and Placement Department is exist in institute. Carrying out aptitude test, conducting seminar on English communication for students, arranging sessions for teaching staff for skill enhancement, these are few activities carried out by this department. The department is having excellent members. Because of good teaching staff and efforts taken by member of Training and Placement department, good campus placement record exists.
Government Polytechnic, Pune college is having a good Library. It is centrally located in the main building of college. The library is having separate sections for technical and non technical books. The sufficient number of technical books are available. Students can avail the facility of provided by library. Earn and learn scheme is provided in the library, where students can work after lecture can earn some money. The library is having CD’s and DVD’s which need for computer and Information Technology department is.
Along with this Xerox and printers are provided in the library.
There is excellent facility for indoor and outdoor game is available along with jogging park. The large ground with all sports goods facility is available. The well maintained Gym is present which is free of cost for students. The sports department is made of teacher and active students which takes part in national level competition. Many of the awards have won by this department.
The 5 number of boy’s hostel and 3 number of girl’s hostels are available in this college. The hostels are good in condition. Both boy’s and girl’s hostels are near to college building. The ample space is available in hostel campus for vehicle parking and playing indoor games. The safety and security facility provided for girl’s and boy’s hostel is excellent.
Co- curricular activities:
Sports day, Annual function, Tradition day etc. activities are organized by college with the participation of students. Every year, new event is executed along with these yearly activities. The NSS camps are generally organized in nearby areas, so as to carry out activities such as tree plantation, save water campaign etc. Cultural functions such as dance competition, Singing competition is held special for students. Apart from it, technical exhibition, technical paper presentation such technical activities are also actively carried out. In this activity, student not from this college but also from outside also get participates.
The canteen provided is well planned and it is close to every department of institute. It opens in the morning around 7.00 am and closes nearly 10.00 pm every day. Food quality is good. Morning Breakfast, Lunch, evening snacks and Dinner is provided in this canteen. Separate mess facility is also present in hostel campus with delicious food. Canteen available in the main building campus is single story building with separate sections for Boy’s , Girl’s and for staff.
As college located in the Pune city, there is excellent public and private transport facility is available. The good frequency of PMT is available as the location of institute is near to well known Pune University and Chatushrungi Goddess temple. Students residing in near by localities can reach institute by PMT or by Auto rickshaw.
Government Polytechnic, Pune is good institute with respect to academic record and in campus placement. The students who complete their Diploma graduation from this institute gets a good remark that they have completed Diploma in reputed institute. The infrastructure and other facilities in this college are good. The college is well equipped with all the necessary equipments and facilities. So those want get good career opportunities can join this institute.