GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE, UTHANGARAI (GPTU) started in the year 2013 by Government of Tamilnadu situated in an expansive campus area adorned with beautiful hilly surroundings. It is located on the Salem to Tirupathur main road reachable within 2 km from Uthangarai city center. It aims to offer good education to the nearby village students to develop their technical knowledge and skills. It is a co-educational institution with around 1000 students studying in the campus that offers a holistic learning environment with disciplinary values.

The Institution offer Seven Diploma Courses:

1. Civil Engineering
2. Mechanical Engineering
3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4. Electronics and Communication Engineering
5. Computer Engineering
6. Mechatronics Engineering
7. Digital Manufacturing Technology (Newly introduced course in 2023-2024)

All the departments in the college have well qualified faculty members, excellent infrastructure, and internet facilities. It is to motivate and inculcate youngsters with value added and state of the art teaching and learning process in recent technology.

GPTU Campus Facilities

  • Excellent Infrastructure
    1. Eco-friendly environment.
    2. Spacious classrooms.
    3. Auditorium and Seminar halls.
    4. Well-equipped laboratories.
    5. Dedicated high-speed internet connectivity (broadband).
    6. Biometric Attendance.
    7. CCTV and Wifi-enabled campus.
    8. Library with free access to technical reference books and magazine.
    9. Clean and Secured - Boys Hostel and Girls Hostel.
    10. Girls waiting hall
    11. RO-Purified drinking water.
    12. Elevator Facility.
    13. Separate Dining Room for Day Scholars.
    14. Frequent transport facilities.
    15. Separate parking facilities for vehicles.
  • GPTU Features and Achievements

    1. Highly qualified and dedicated faculty members.
    2. Significance to disciplinary values and well-disciplined students.
    3. Curriculum designed by Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE).
    4. Encourage and motivate student participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
    5. Dedicated high-speed internet connectivity (broadband).
    6. Biometric Attendance.
    7. Continuous technology update through organizing technical events and workshops.
    8. Inculcate “Naan Mudhalvan Massive Upskilling Scheme”.
    9. Industry intervention and exposure via career guidance programs, job fair, industrial visits, and internship opportunities.
    10. Training using IIT Bombay Spoken Tutorial program, and 647 students benefitted by completing 2 certification courses each.
    11. Conduct add-on courses for Mech, EEE, ECE final year students.
    12. Facilitate on-campus interviews and achieved excellent placement record in the past years.
    13. Pragati/Saksham Scholarship Scheme support.
    14. Financial assistance for internship training.