Polytechnic – In our country, after engineering or medical, the most popular course is polytechnic. You must have heard about the polytechnic courses. In the last few years, the trend of students towards polytechnic courses has increased a lot. There are too many institute that offers many industrial arts, applied science and other courses but Some institute initially offered Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and newly emerging branches.
Polytechnic is a Diploma program in technical education. In this article, we will discussed all about Polytechnic such as Eligibility criteria, List of Courses , Entrance Exam and so on. To know more about polytechnic course, Go through this article.
What is Polytechnic?
Polytechnic is a 3-year, 2-year as well as 1-year diploma or vocational course that imparts technical education to students. The objective of this course is to impart practical knowledge to the students. The 3-year diploma provides admission in programs like Electrical Engineering, Architectural Apprenticeship etc, while the 2-year diploma offers courses like Library and Information Science, Pharmacy etc and the 1-year diploma course offers marketing and sales, Beauty & healthcare courses etc.
Polytechnic vs B.Tech
Here is some difference between polytechnic and B.Tech.
- B.Tech is a degree where as Polytechnic is a diploma program.
- Generally, Polytechnic is of 3 years where as B.Tech is of 4 years.
- Fee of B.Tech course is higher then Polytechnic.
There are many colleges in our country that offer diploma in polytechnic and all those colleges have different eligibility criteria. The most common eligibility criteria are given below
- Candidate’s should be Indian.
- Students must have passed class X or XII.
- It is necessary to get 45% marks in the qualifying examination of the student.
- The student must have compulsorily studied English, Mathematics and Science subjects.
List of polytechnic courses
By the way, different courses are offered in different colleges under polytechnic courses. Some of the popular courses are as follows:-
|Course Name||Course Name|
|Automobile Engineering||Agricultural Engineering|
|Art and craft||Aerospace Engineering|
|Aeronautical Engineering||Biotechnology Engineering|
|Chemical Engineering||Ceramic Engineering|
|Computer Science and Engineering||Civil Engineering|
|Dairy Technology and Engineering||Environmental Engineering|
|Electronics and telecommunication Engineering||Electrical engineering|
|Fashion Engineering||Food processing and technology|
|Interior Decoration||Genetic engineering|
|Instrumentation and control engineering||IT Engineering|
|Infrastructure Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Mining Engineering||Motorsport Engineering|
|Metallurgy Engineering||Petroleum Engineering|
|Plastics Engineering||Power Engineering|
|Production Engineering||Textile Engineering|
Polytechnic Admission Procedure
In some colleges, admission in polytechnics is done by entrance exam whereas in some, on the besis of merit list of marks of class X & XII. Both the procedure are given below.
Entrance based admission
If you want to take admission through entrance in polytechnics, then first you have to fill the application form for entrance test by going to the official website. After that your admit card will come. You have to download it and you have to appear in the paper. After that your result will come and according to the marks of the result, your merit list will be extracted, on the basis of which counseling will be done and your admission will be given.
Admission on the basis of class X & XII
If you want to get admission on the basis of marks of class X or XII then First of all, you have to check that which college offer admission on marks of 10th & 12th . The list of which, we have given below. You have to fill the form of that college. After that, he will remove the college merit list, according to the marks of class Tenth and Twelfth, on the basis of this, your counseling will be done and your admission will be received.
Polytechnic Top College’s
Here is list of best polytechnic colleges across India.
- Baba Saheb Ambedkar Polytechnic in Delhi
- S.H.J. Polytechnic (S.H. Jondhale) in Thane
- V.P.M. Polytechnic in Thane
- Govt. Women’s Polytechnic College in Bhopal
- Ananda Marga Polytechnic in Kolar
- Kalinga Polytechnic in Bhubaneswar
- South Delhi Polytechnic for Women in Delhi
- Govt. Women’s Polytechnic in Patna
- Government Polytechnic in Mumbai
- VES Polytechnic (Vivekanand Education Society’s) in Mumbai
List of Polytechnic Entrance Exam
Here is Given the list of state wise entrance exam to take admission polytechnic diploma in various Engineering , Technical and non-Technical courses in India.
|S.No||State||Entrance exam||Full form|
|1.||Andhra Pradesh||AP Polycet||Andhra Pradesh polytechnic’s common entrance test|
|2.||Assam||Assam PAT||Assam Polytechnic’s admission test|
|3.||Arunachal Pradesh||APJEE||Arunachal Pradesh joint entrance examination|
|4.||Bihar||DCECE||Diploma Entrance competitive examination|
|5.||Uttar Pradesh||JEECUP||joint examination Council Uttar Pradesh|
|6.||West bengal||JEXPO||Joint entrance examination for Polytechnic’s West Bengal|
|7.||Jammu and Kashmir||JKPET||Jammu and Kashmir polytechnic’s entrance test|
|8.||Madhya Pradesh||MP PPT||Madhya Pradesh pre Polytechnic’s test|
|9.||Telangana||TS Polycet||Telangana state Polytechnic’s common entrance test|
|10.||Himachal Pradesh||HP PAT||Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic’s admission test|
|11.||Chhattisgarh||CG PPT||Chhattisgarh pre Polytechnic’s test|
|12.||Jharkhand||PECE||Polytechnic’s entrance competitive examination|
List of Polytechnic admission without Entrance
There are also some colleges and institutes in India that give admission in polytechnic courses at the number of class 12th and 10th without entrance. We have listed below.
|1.||Maharashtra||Maharashtra Polytechnic’s admission|
|2.||Gujarat||Gujarat diploma admission|
|4.||Kerala||Kerala Polytechnic’s admission|
|5.||Tamil Nadu||Tamilnadu Polytechnic admission|
|6.||Punjab||Punjab Polytechnic admission|
|7.||Goa||Goa diploma admission|
Polytechnic Fee Structure
The fee for all polytechnic courses is different and it also depends on its college whether it is government or private. The average fees for Government College are 2000 to 5000 per annum whereas Private Colleges range from 10,000 to 30,000 and may be more than this.
After obtaining a polytechnic diploma, the candidate has very good practical knowledge and many companies also offer jobs for those who have done polytechnics. Some companies offer very good salary packages to polytechnic’s holders. After the polytechnic, you can work in both public and private sector. Top government and public sector company that hires polytechnic’s diploma holders. Their list is the following.
List of Govt Sector
- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)
- Infrastructure Development Agencies
- Irrigation Departments
- Public Work Departments
- Indian Railways
- Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
- Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)
- Indian Army
- National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO)
- National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
- Indian Petro Chemicals Limited (IPCL)
- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
List of Private Sector
- Computer Engineering Firms such as
- TCS, etc.
- Communication Firms such as
- Idea Cellular
- Bharti Airtel
- Reliance Communications, etc.
- Automobiles such as
- Bajaj Auto
- TATA Motors
- Maruti Suzuki, etc.
- Electrical Firms such as
- Tata Power
- L&T, etc.
- Airlines such as
- Jet Airways
- Indigo, etc.
- Mechanical Engineering Firms such as
- Hindustan Unilever
- ACC Limited, etc.
- Construction Firms such as
- GMR Infra
- Jaypee Associated, etc.