Government Polytechnic, Kolhapur was established in 1961 with Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Diploma Programmes. Started in a small rented building, the Institute was soon Shifted to its independent campus of about 12 hectors covering academic building and hostels.
Institute has the privilege of being the First Academically Autonomous Government Polytechnic in the state.
At present,the Institute offers Diploma programmes in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Electronics, Electronics and Telecommunication, Information Technology, Metallurgy, Sugar Manufacturing.
The Being rich with faculty of high qualifications, modernized laboratories and infrastructure, the Institute has progressed serving the industry and society. The alumni either proceed for higher education or get employed in renowned industries through regular campus interviews organized by the Training and Placement Cell of the Institute.
As a National level appreciation of education of the Institute, four programmes were awarded 3 years accreditation by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi in December 2003. Committed to the noble mission of developing technicians of high standards of excellence, the Institute is crossing broader and newer horizons of progress keeping pace with the changing global world.
Institute of high recognition to develop competent technicians for quality professional services and entrepreneurship to cater the needs of industry and society.
- To educate and train in multi disciplinary multi-level programs to develop competent technicians and skilled manpower for industrial needs
- To ensure employability, encourage entrepreneurship, promote lifelong learning
- To inculcate in students the qualities of a good citizen at individual, social and professional level
- To provide quality management system with focus on effective student-centric education and high recognition