Saturday, August 13, 2011


A. Establishment and objective:-

Department of Technical Education was separated from the Directorate of Industries, U.P. and had been established as an independent unit in the 1961 for the planned, chronological and coordinated development of technical education in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Directorate of Technical Education, U.P. is located at Kanpur. The department has been divided in two sectors viz. degree and diploma to provide standard technical education at Graduate/Post Graduate and Diploma level. At Diploma level, for effective control and management the dept. has been divided into four zones viz. East zone, West zone, Central zone and Bundelkhand zone with their zonal headquarters located at Varanasi, Meerut, Lucknow and Jhansi, respectively.
The Institute of Research, Development and Training for the development of curriculum and staff training has been established at Kanpur. The Board of Technical Education, Uttar Pradesh the office of which is located at Lucknow had been established in 1962 for affiliation and conducting examination of diploma level institutes. Joint Entrance Examination Council with its office at Lucknow had been similarly established in 1985 for conducting entrance examination for admission in diploma level. Technical education is the fundamental requirement for economic and industrial development of the state. To fulfill this requirement the Department of Technical Education is continuously afforting by establishing Engineering colleges and Diploma level institutes to supply technical manpower and remove regional imbalance. A revolutionary change in economic and industrial sector of the state has been noticed because of multifacet development in the field of Science and Technology and the Dept. of Technical Education is putting emphasis to achieve new horizons in their education, training and other programmes to cope with the changing scenario. The main objectives of the department are –

1. To raise the standard of technical education and to make it more useful according to the needs of the society & industries.
2. To develop technical education is planned and coordinated manner with a view of modernisation of industries, new technologies and increasing computerisation and to put empahsis and quality rather than expansion.
3. To work as resource agency for supplying technical manpower to organised industrial sector and small scale sectors.
4. To develop necessary inputs and facilitate to increase the involvement of women in the field of technical education.

B. Basic Information :–

1. To development of technical education, the Directorate of which is situated at Kanpur, had been separated from the department of industries and established as an independent department.
2. Board of technical education located at Lucknow had been established in 1962 for affiliation and conducting examination of Diploma level.
3. Joint entrance examination council situated at Lucknow had been established in 1985 for conducting the entrance examination for admission in diploma level institutes.
4. Institute of research, development and training situated at Kanpur had been established in 1984 for development of curriculum and staff training.
5. Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur is the only Diploma level institute for handicapped children in North India.
6. 52 Government Polytechnic are under construction. In which 34 polytechnics are aided by Central Govt., 12 polytechnics are in S.C.P.C., 03 Polytechnics are for SC populated districts and 03 are in nexalites area.
7. There are 18 girls polytechics having intake capacity of 4485.
8. There are 17 polytechics establishing in 15 district aided by Central Govt. under Multi Sectorail Development Plan.


 Brief Description of Institutes:-

Sl. No.Nature of InstituteNumber
Intake Capacity
1.Govt. Institutes78
32940 *
2.Autonomous Institutes receiving Grants19
3.Institutes in Private sector140
* This Intake Includes Self finance course, Regular and Second shift in Govt. & Aided Polytechnics.


1.1 The Government of India has enacted " The Right to Information Act 2005 ” which has come into effect w.e.f. 12.10.2005 to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of Public Authorities in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of Public authorities.
2.1 It includes the right to access to the information which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect the works, documents, records, take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records and take certified samples of the materials and obtain information in the form of printouts diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts.
3.1 Subject to the provisions of the Act, all citizens have the right to information. Since as per the Act information can be furnished only to citizens of India , the applicant for request will have to give citizen status. The applicant for request should also give contact details (postal address, telephone number, Fax number, e-mail address )
4.1 The Act provides under Sections 8 and 9, certain categories of information that are exempt from disclosure to the citizens. The citizens may therefore, refer to the aforesaid sections of the Act before submitting a request for information.
5.1 A request seeking information shall be made to Central Public Information Officer in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or in the Official Language of the area in which application is made, specifying the particulars of information sought for along with the prescribed fee. Reasonable assistance shall be rendered to reduce the oral request to writing.
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7.1 The CPIO shall process the request for providing the information and dispose of the same either by providing the information or rejecting the request within the time. 7.2 Central Public Information Officer may reject a Request for information where such a request for providing access would involve an infringement of copyright subsisting in a person other than the State. 7.3 PARTIAL DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION: Access may be provided to that part of the record, which does not contain any information, which is exempt from disclosure, and which can reasonably be severed from any part that contains exempt information.
The following Officials are designated as Public Information Officers at Head Office in Kanpur : Mr. Kafil Ahamad
(Additional Director)
Directorate of Technical Education, U.P.
Vikas Nagar, Kanpur - 208024
Ph. No. : (0512) - 2582130 (O)
(0512) - 2580965 (Fax)
E-mail :

Eligibility Criteria For Admission

A. Brief Description of Institutes:-
Sl.No.Course NameDurationMinimum Educational Qualification
1.Diploma in Engineering
/Technology Course
Three year
High School with Science and Math from U.P. Board, Allahabad or Equivalent.
2.Agriculture EngineeringThree year
High School with Agriculture from U.P. Board, Allahabad or Equivalent.
3.Fashion Designing
& Garment Tech.
Three yearHigh School from U.P. Board, Allahabad or Equivalent.
4.Home ScienceTwo year
5.Textile DesignThree year
6.Textile Design (Printing)Three year
7.Modern Office Management
& Secretarial Practice
Two yearIntermediate or Equivalent (It is essential to Pass in Hindi & English in High School or Intermediate)
8.Library and Information
Two year10+2/ Intermediate Pass
9.PharmacyTwo year10+2/Passed Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry and Zoology or Maths
10.Post Graduate Diploma in
Bio-Technology (Tissue Culture)
One YearPassed B.Sc. with Biology, Chemistry/Bio-chemistry.
11.Post Graduate Diploma
in Computer Application
Two yearGraduate Pass
12.Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing & Sales ManagementOne Year
13.Post Graduate Diplom
a in Customer Service Management
One Year
14.Post Graduate Diploma
in Beauty & Health Care
One Year
15.Post Graduate Diploma
in Tourism & Travel Management
One Year
16.Post Graduate Diploma
in Advertising & Public Relation
One Year
17.Post Graduate Diploma
in Textile Design
One Year
18.Hotel Management&
Catering Technology
Three YearPassed 10+2/ Intermediate
or Equivalent with English as a subject.
19.Air Craft MaintenanceThree YearPassed 10+2/ Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry & Maths or Equivalent. It is essential to have 50% in  Physics, Chemistry & Maths.
20.Post Diploma in
Information Technology
One YearPass Diploma from Board of Technical Education, U.P. in any Branch

List of Courses running in different Institutes

Sl. No.Course Name
1.Architectural Assistantship
2.Civil Engineering
3.Civil Engineering (Environment & Pollution Control)
4.Civil Engineering (Water Resources)
5.Electrical Engineering
6.Electrical Engineering (Industrial Control)
7.Electronics Engineering
8.Electronics Engineering (Modern Consumer Electronic Appliances)
9.Electronics Engineering (Micro Electronics)
10.Electronics Engineering (Advance Micro Processor and Interface)
11.Instrumentation & Control
12.Mechanical Engineering (Automobile)
13.Mechanical Engineering (Production)
14.Mechanical Engineering (Maintenance)
15.Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning)
16.Mechanical Engineering (Computer Aided Designing)
17.Information Technology
18.Computer Science & Engineering
19.Chemical Engineering
20.Chemical Engineering (Petro Chemicals)
21.Chemical Technology (Fertilizer)
22.Chemical Technology (Rubber & Plastic)
23.Dairy Engineering
24.Textile Technology
25.Textile Chemistry
26.Glass and Ceramic Engineering
27.Printing Technology
28.Leather Technology (Tanning)
29.Leather Technology Footwear (Computer Aided Shoe Design)
30.Interior Decoration & Design
31.Sadlery Technology
32.Agriculture Engineering
33.Fashion Designing and Garment Technology
34.Home Science
35.Textile Design
36.Textile Design (Printing)
37.Modern Office Management & Secretarial Practice
38.Library and Information Science
40.Post Graduate Diploma in Bio-Technology (Tissue Culture)
41.Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
42.Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management
43.Post Graduate Diploma in Customer Service Management
44.Post Graduate Diploma in Beauty & Health Care
45.Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism & Travel Management
46.Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising & Public Relation
47.Post Graduate Diploma in Textile Design
48.Hotel Management & Catering Service
 49.Air Craft Maintenance
50.Post Diploma in Information Technology

Establishment of New Polytechnic in Private Sector
Department of Technical Education Government of Uttar Pradesh has formulated a scheme to establish the New Diploma level Institute in Private sector to enhance the Technical Education in Diploma sector. For this purpose Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued instructions by which any registered society and Trust can start the Diploma level Institute as per guide line issued by the Govt. Application can be deposited round the year at address given below. Application received end of the February should be considered for current Academic year and after the month of February should be considered for next Academic year. For more information contact or to Deposit the complete Form:

Private Polytechnic


Postal Address          :               Director, Technical Education UP, Vikas Nagar,  Kanpur - 208 024.

E-mail Address          :     

Telephone number   :               0512 - 2582084

Fax Number              :               0512 - 2580965

From Central Station to DTE

From Rawatpur Station to DTE