History  &  Brief information about  the Institute


Name of the Institute                     :           Govt. Polytechnic,Washim.

          Year of Establishment                   :           1982-83

          Address for Communication         :           Principal ,Govt. Polytechnic,

                                                                    Risod Road,  Washim

                                                                    Dist. Washim-444 505


          Year of Establishment                   :           1982-83


           Phone Number                               :           Office-07252-232252, 232085



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              Government Polytechnic, Washim was established in the year 1982 with diploma courses in Civil Engineering with an intake of 60 capacity. There after in 1989 a diploma course in Mechanical Engineering was added with an intake of 60. In 1995-96 the diploma course in Electrical Engineering and Electronics & communication Engineering were added. Further in 1996-97 a diploma course in Automobile Engineering was started with intake of 40 students. Information Technology Branch was started in 2001.

             Akola district has been divided in to the separate district for administrative reasons and separate   Washim district has been established from 1st July 1998 with Washim as its headquarter.  Therefore Government Polytechnic Washim is the only institute in the newly established Washim district for professional and higher education and earns much more importance.

           The institute is located on Washim Risod Road on a plot of 20 Hectare  of land. This institute has administrative building, workshop building, staff quarters and boy’s hostel of 176 capacity inside the premises with the facilities of ample play ground and healthy atmosphere. As per the policy of State Government, seats are reserved for girl students     

              The institute has a qualified staff. Every department has well equipped laboratories. The institute has a good enriched library, which includes textbooks, reference books, technical magazines and news papers. More  Infrastructure facilities likely to be  developed at this institution.. The teaching faculty and the supporting staff are being deputed for trainings to bring out qualitative improvements.




























              Since academic year 1995-96 campus interviews are being arranged every year and students were offered the job in reputed industries like Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Bajaj Auto Ltd., Taparia Tools, VIP Ltd., Neco-schubert, Kalyani breaks Ltd., Onida Ltd ,Vidiocon, Telco ltd  Etc.


Co-curricular Activities

                 Every year about 20 lectures are being arranged from various industrial experts for the students of all branches such as Entrepreneurship Development  Program (EDP) , Personality Development Programs.etc

                       Industrial visits are being arranged for the students of all the branches to expose them to observe the industrial culture, discipline and punctuality etc.  Cultural and sports activities are conducted in each year 



                     Computer center is fully equipped with the advanced computer systems and softwares.  These facilities have made a great impact on the students as well as on the staff of this institute. As they have to cope up with the vast development and advancement in the field of computers, educational softwares which have been made available in this institute are useful for the students to complete their educational curriculum  in the respective subjects.  Also certain softwares are very  useful as a  teaching media, which certainly have created  a more user friendly environment while teaching learning process.  Computer center has also found useful to create computer awareness in the people from rural area and to provide them short term trainings for self-employment.   At present the computer center of this institute have local area network comprising of about 56 Pentiums with internet facility.


               Computer center is now fully equipped with advanced softwares, such as Ms-Office, Ms-word, Ms-power point, Ms-excel, AutoCAD, FoxPro, Lotus and computer based training softwares. Considering  the necessity of simulation   techniques in every fields such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics.  The necessary softwares have been procured.  This has found more useful for analyzing the results prior to actual assembling, building, fabricating the models. Also this will be much more useful for the students as well as staff to cope up  with advancement in the respective  fields. 





              Apart from academic activities this institute also undertake the scheme of Community Polytechnic, through  Direct Central Assistance for upliftment  of rural masses and their developments.

Project objectives.

1.      To access the resources and need to rural people by conducting socio 

      economic survey.

2.      To train rural youth for self and wage employment.

3.      To enhance production and productivity of rural area by transferring improved technology.

4.      Suggest  technology for sustainable development.

5.      To provide  common support series for seeking peoples participating in development activity.

6.      To disseminate information of development scheme.



Library of the institute is rich in all types of books such as reference , text, data , magazines, literatures etc. At present total number of books are 19881. Out of which 11182 are reference books, 8699 are text books. Total number of data books are about 25 numbers for respective departments.
Total cost of the books is about 22 Lacks. Students from the remote and backward areas can avail the facility of the library for whole academic year.
The Local Area Networking is also setup in the library. Students can get access to search and get the books issued . Additionally Multimedia facility is available for the students . Video Cassettes, CD ROM , Transparencies are available for the students. Very soon the access of the internet would be given to the students to access the worldwide information.


Hostel of this Institute is fully furnished with the intake capacity of 176 students [ 2 students per room ] . Admission is given for one academic year as per merit and reservation. Mess facility , Hot and Cold water facility in the hostel. Various cultural activities are organized in the hostel by the students. Guest rooms are available for guest/guardians of the students.