Government Polytechnic College,Kalamassery,located at the industrial hub of Kerala is the larges polytechnic in the state. It offers diploma courses in 7 branches of engineering including Civil Engineering,Mechanical Engineering,Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication,Chemical Engineering, Automobile Engineering and Computer Engineering. It also offers a diploma course in Civil Engineering specially designed for the hearing impaired students.
The college provides all the state of the art facilities and a conducive ambience both curricular and co curricular to ensure the overall development of the students. Carving students with skill and competence capable of rendering fruitful service to oneself and the society at large is what the college aims at.
Government Polytechnic College, Kalamassery had its inception in the year 1951. The foundation stone was laid by Sri. JOSEPH MUNDASSERY, Minister for Education on 19-01-1958. It was established with the noble aim of providing quality education in the skilled education scenario. It aimed to provide a platform for students belonging to all sections of community to reach out to the technical education arena. It initially had 4 Courses: - Automobile, Food Technology, Fisheries and Chemical Technology. In due time the institution grew in number of courses and its intake to become one of most reputed and prestigious government polytechnic colleges. It is now one of the top key players in bringing out skilled technicians who can either stand on their own feet or prove to be valuable employees or pursue further education in the engineering stream with confidence and competence.
Govt. Polytechnic College, Kalamassery has a state wide reputation in Kerala for excellence in academics. The college offers students a unique combination of high academic standards, employment success and is a prime location for ease of access to industry. Students in this institution experience lively, first-rate environment for studies and social life. The college aim to offer courses that are highly relevant in engineering and to produce motivated students who bring value to their employers.
The spectra of engineering branches in GPTC Kalamassery include Automobile, Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics and Production Technology and Computer Technology. Each branch functions in its own blocks which are well equipped with the most modern equipments which the students learn to use under the expert guidance of their faculty. Part Time Diploma course offered in Four Branches which will benefit the ITI holders working in nearby industries. 39 Lectures, with B.Tech/M Tech/M Phil/Ph D/NET Qualification, are supporting the students.
To become a centre of excellence committed to moulding technologically competent and ethically motivated learners capable of contributing constructively to the sustainable development of the society.
To ensure a viable academic ambience conducive to intellectual growth and skill acquisition.
To effect a symbiotic relationship with the industry and the institute.
To infuse a sense of personal integrity, self reliance and civic responsibility.
To inculcate entrepreneurship skills and leadership qualities in the learners through a culture of innovation and excellence.
Govt. Polytechnic College Kalamassery is committed to the following values:
Legacy of dedication and pride in its long standing traditions and rich history of being the college that cares.
Learning: We are committed to providing quality learning opportunities that enable individual and community achievement and that are affordable and accessible for all members of our community.
Integrity: We believe trust is an essential element in a safe and effective learning environment, so we promote and foster openness, honesty, respect, and fairness.
Diversity: We recognize and celebrate diversity, so we value and support considerate, meaningful communication and inclusiveness in collaborative decision-making processes.
Cooperation: We value collaboration and teamwork, so we foster caring, professional relationships among students, employees, and our community in an effort to expand partnerships.
Excellence: We value continuous improvement, so we encourage innovation, creative problem-solving and responsible risk-taking as we act courageously, deliberately, and systematically to enhance and enrich our learning environment.
Accountability: We value students, faculty, and staff, so we recognize their contributions, encourage their professional development, and regularly evaluate performance to improve learning outcomes, programs, processes, and services.
Sustainability: We value the responsible use of resources to achieve balance among social, economic, and environmental practices.
Collaborative Partnerships: We value partnerships with business, industry, labour, government, educational systems, and our communities