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Government Polytechnic College

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Government Polytechnic College is situated at NAMMALWARPET-PO, CHENNAI 600 012, in Chennai.

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Courses Offered

Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering
  • 3 Years
  • Diploma
  • Engineering
Diploma in Information Technology
  • 3 Years
  • Diploma
  • Engineering
Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • 3 Years
  • Diploma
  • Engineering

Government Polytechnic College - GPC

Government Polytechnic College, Purasawalkam, Chennai was established by Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1999, to cater to the needs and aspirations of the people who cannot afford the costly technical education offered by the private institutions. This college started functioning first in the Central Polytechnic College campus at Tharamani, Chennai and then after the completion of building works and establishment of laboratories was shifted to the present location in the year 2006. The college can be reached by a street opposite T.B.Hospital near Ayanavaram bus depot. Government Polytechnic College, Purasawalkam, Chennai is to offer three year Diploma Courses as approved by State Government and AICTE to both Boys and Girls at Post Secondary School level and also admitting Post Higher Secondary School candidates in the Second year through lateral entry scheme. The Curricula, Syllabi and Evaluation systems are to be followed as prescribed by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Government Polytechnic College, Purasawalkam is a Co-educational institution imparting technical education at post-secondary and post-higher secondary level. Apart from the Hi-tech courses it is offering, it aims to provide continuous learning process through Non-Formal Education to suit the need of the students of this institution and the community around and to step up institution as the Center of Excellence.

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Why join Government Polytechnic College Chennai


Institute has well equipped class rooms.



3 Type Courses Available

  • 3 Diploma Courses

Government Polytechnic College Placements

GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE provides placement assistance to all its students.  The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.


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Government Polytechnic College

The library has a rich collection of around 4300 titles and 6400 volumes pertaining to the needs of the users. Magazine & journals are being subscribed , apart from five newspapers (English & Tamil). The library reading hall in the ground floor has the capacity to accommodate around 50 users. The E-learning section in the ground floor caters to the digital needs of the users with respect to academic content requirements. NPTEL web video courses and NITTTR developed E-learning CD’S are some of the resources available for students and staff.


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