GP Dhanbad College Details | Government Polytechnic Dhanbad


Government Polytechnic Dhanbad (GP Dhanbad) was established in 1998 at Dhanbad, Jharkhand. This college only offers Diploma Courses with specializations namely: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, and Computer Science and Engineering. Admissions in GP Dhanbad are done through the Entrance Exam conducted by JCECEB (Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Exam Board). We have mentioned the complete details of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad (GP Dhanbad) below.

AffiliatedJharkhand University of Technology (JUT) Ranchi
Admission CriteriaEntrance Based (JCECEB)
Application ModeOffline

Government Polytechnic Dhanbad (GP Dhanbad) is one of the best Polytechnic colleges in Jharkhand. You will have to score well to get admission to this college.


Following Diploma/Polytechnic Courses are available in Government Polytechnic Dhanbad (GP Dhanbad). The first and second semester of every Branch has a common syllabus. From the 3rd semester, students follow their branch syllabus which includes common subjects like Maths and DLS in every branch along with branch papers. Students from the 4th semester have to study their branch papers and in the 5th semester, students are asked for training in industries to get real work experience.

Branch AvailableSeatsSyllabus
Civil60JUT Civil Syllabus
Mechanical60JUT Mech Syllabus
Electrical60JUT Elect Syllabus
Metallurgy60JUT Metal Syllabus
Computer Science Engineering60JUT CSE Syllabus

This college’s placement is very good for Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, and Metallurgy. Every year companies like Jindal, Usha Martin, L&T, etc come for on-campus placement. Students of metallurgy get easily Placement in Usha Martin and Jindal whereas in L&T students of civil are mostly get selected.

Fee Structure

The fee structure of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad (GP Dhanbad) is almost the same as all of the Government Polytechnic colleges in Jharkhand under the JUT board. The fee structure for a 3-year Diploma is different for different categories of seats. If an ST/SC student gets a general seat, they have to pay the fees of a General seat and if a girl gets a seat they have to pay  ₹205. Every student has to pay an additional fee for admission every year.

CategoryFees Per Annum
General/OBC/EWS ₹ 2605
ST/SC ₹ 805
TFW/Girl ₹ 205

College Facilities

Government Polytechnic Dhanbad GP Dhanbad comes with many facilities. As and government college for a 3-year diploma in Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Computer Science it stands out from other Government Polytechnic colleges in Jharkhand by the teaching and college facilities they provide. Here are the facilities of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad which we have mentioned below:

  • Library Facilities:- The Government Polytechnic Dhanbad has a well-established library for the students as well as the teaching staff of the college. Students of this college can easily issue the books from the library with their identity cards. When a student passes out they are asked to return the books to the library for dues.
  • Work Shop:- Students of every branch have to study workshops during 1st semester and Government Polytechnic Dhanbad has a well attended workshop for demonstration and practical work. Later students or prospective attachments who have workshops in their syllabus are allowed to visit along with the subject teacher.
  • Hostel Facilities:- GP Dhanbad has a total of 5 hostels for boys which have approx 30 rooms in each hostel. College Hostel has also a mess for students. Students have to pay extra fees of 1000 each year for a hostel. All the hostels are on the college campus and also have fields to play and exercise.
  • Engineering Drawing Classroom:- Government Polytechnic Dhanbad has s special classroom for engineering drawing which has a specific desk there required for engineering drawing and makes it easier for a student to set and use equipment used in engineering drawing. All students of all branches have to study engineering drawing in the first semester of a 3-year diploma at Jharkhand Polytechnic.
Government Polytechnic Dhanbad Workshop

Admissions Process

Admission is taken based on the entrance examination taken by the Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB). In the Entrance Exam applicants are required to appear for a written test of three hours duration in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates are then called for counselling to allot the College and Branch of study based on performance in the Entrance Test and Candidates’ preferences.

To Get Admission to Government Polytechnic Dhanbad College You would have to Qualify and Rank under 1000 CML So that you can get allotted to GP Dhanbad, Every Year Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board

College Faculties

Mr S.N. RoyProfessor, Placement Incharge
Dr V. P. YadavProfessor
Mr Gaurav Bhagat
Mr Ravindar SharmaIncharge
Mr Ghanshyam Das

College Location

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many seats are available in GP Dhanbad?

There are 60 seats for a 3-year Diploma in each branch of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad.

What branches are available in GP Dhanbad?

There are a total of five branches in Government Polytechnic Dhanbad i.e Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, and Computer Science.

How to reach Government Polytechnic Dhanbad college?

You can reach GP Dhanbad by railway or bus. Dhanbad Junction is just 2 km away from the college and Dhanbad Bus stand is 1 km away from the college. If you are coming by bus you can stop at Polytechnic More from the Bus.

Who is the principal of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad?

Dr B.P. Pandey (Braj Kishore) is the current Principal of Government Polytechnic Dhanbad.

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