Shillong Polytechnic is a premier government technical institute in the state of Meghalaya, in North East India.
Situated in the outskirts of the city of Shillong and flanked by gentle rolling hills on the north side, it is an ideal location for higher educational pursuits. The location of the North Eastern Hill University about a kilometer away gives an added academic atmosphere to the site.
Shillong Polytechnic was established in October, 1965 under the composite State of Assam. Initially the institute functioned from the Tribal Research Institute at Mawlai, Gaushala using its office rooms as classrooms and laboratories and a temporary shed for workshop practices. The only course offered at that time was civil engineering and the annual intake of students was 60. In 1968 due to a fire that destroyed the Tribal Research Institute, Shillong Polytechnic was shifted to rented rooms and eventually to its present site.
After the bifurcation of Assam in 1972 the institute came under the administrative control of the Government of Meghalaya. Its academic control however remained under the State Council for Technical Education Assam till 1993 when the Meghalaya State Council for Technical Education (MSCTE) was formed.
Shillong Polytechnic is continuously striving to keep abreast of the latest technological developments with an aim for capacity expansion, quality enhancement and overall improvement of the efficiency of the institution.
1. To become a benchmark Polytechnic in the emerging areas of Engineering.
2. To develop a quality teaching-learning process for technical students.
3. To harness human capital for sustainable competitive edge and social relevance
Recogination & Affiliation
All the Diploma Courses offered by Shillong Polytechnic are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Diploma Holders of this Institute are recognized for the purpose of recruiting to all subordinate posts and services under the State Government, Central Government, State and Central Government Undertakings and various Public and Private sector companies.
Shillong Polytechnic is affiliated to the Meghalaya State Council for Technical Education. Curricula and evaluation system developed by the Meghalaya State Council for Technical Education are followed to meet the human resources needs of Industry, Service Sector, Public Sector, Government Departments and are designed for self employment.
LocationShillong Polytechnic is located at Mawlai Kynton Massar, Shillong - 793022 which is approximately 5 km from the heart of the state capital, Shillong. The Institute is under the administrative and supervisory control of the Director of Higher & Technical Education, Goverment Of Meghalaya.
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