Goalpara Polytechnic, affiliated to SCTE (State Council for Technical Education) is one of the 11 new polytechnics (PACKAGE NO. POLY-14) starting their session from 1st August 2017 (2017-18). It is located on a sprawling area of 30 Bighas (9.17 Acres) of land at East Goalpara of Goalpara District and D N Singha Stadium in the west, Beltola Chariali in the north, ITI- Goalpara in the south and green residential area in the east. It is 20 minutes away from the Goalpara Town Railway Station and 10 minutes away from the bus stand. The location of the institute is very beautiful and surrounded by greenery. The Goalpara Polytechnic got AICTE approval for the diploma courses of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering vide Letter No: F. No. Eastern/2017/1-3399607211 Date 30-April-2017.

On 2011, Government of Assam has decided to establish 21 new polytechnics in 21 districts as per centrally funded scheme and one new polytechnic at Titabor, Jorhat under State Funded scheme. For theses 21 polytechnics, Additional Secretary to the Government of Assam, Higher Education Department has requested The Commissioner & Special Secretary to Government of Assam, PWD (Building and NH) to furnish DPR (for Civil Work) of Rs. 8.00 Core on 10th October, 2011.

Cost of construction and procurement of Laboratory equipments, furniture etc are as under vide Memo No ATE.34/2011/Pt/62 Dated Dispur the 10th October, 2011 and Memo No PMA(H)185/2016/163-A Dated Dispur the 30th November, 2016 are:

Civil Works = 8.00 Crores
Laboratory Equipments = 358.96579 Lakhs
Furnitures = 56.03421 Lakhs
Library Books = 15.00 Lakhs
Total = 12.30 Crores (1st Phase)

1Dhubri Golokganj
2Goalpara Goalpara East
3Barpeta Barpeta Town
4Nalbari Nalbari, LAC
5Darrang Mongoldoi Town
6Marigaon Morigaon Town
7Sonitpur Dhekiajuli
8Lakhimpur Bihpuria
9Dhemaji Silapathar
10Tinsukia Tinsukia Town
11Sibsagar Sibsagar Town
12Dima Hasao (N.C. Hills) Haflong
13Karimganj Karimganj Town
14Hailakandi Katlichara
15Udalguri As per decided by BTC
16Chirrang As per decided by BTC
17Baksa As per decided by BTC
18Kamrup Rural Baihata Chariali
19Nagaon Raha
20Golaghat Golaghat Sadar
21Karbi Anglong Baithalangsu

Among all the mentioned polytechnics, this year (2017-18), 11 new polytechnics will commence their session (Districts with bold and italics in the table above). Goalpara Polytechnic is one of these 11 new polytechnics with intake capacity of 180 students (60 in each branch).


Goalpara Polytechnic is located in Goalpara East in the Goalpara District. It’s in 10 minutes away from the main town. The 1st phase construction work is 100% completed. The work structure as on July 2017 is as follows:

Physical Progress of Goalpara Polytechnic


Sl.No.ItemPhysical ProgressRemark
1Institute Building Academic 100%
2Institute Building Administrative100%
3Girls Hostel100%
4Workshop Building100%
5Principal Quarter100%
6Boundary Wall(280.00m)100%
7Deep tubewell boring100%

Electrical Work 

Sl.NoItemPhysical ProgressRemark
1Internal Electrification 98% Some light fitting to be done
2 External Electrification
98% Transformer charging yet to be done

Financial Progress of Goalpara Polytechnic: Rs. 7,00,40,738.00

Additional Estimate Submitted for the following work:

Sl.NoItemEstimated Amount (Rs.)
1Boys Hostel 1,23,66,229.47
2Twin type fourth Gr. Quarter 12,26,710.55
3Interlocking Block Approach 56,32,666.06
4Boundary/Compound Wall 82,78,113.82
5Main Outlet Drain 7,54,107.70
6Site Development3,57,340.00
7AC Machine in Seminar Hall(Administrative Building) 3,14,000.00
8External Electrificaton16,20,510.00

Additional Estimate Amount: Rs. 3,05,49,677.60

Number of students enrolled in last 2 years: 320

Information on Infrastructure and other Resources available:

Number of classrooms: 13

Size: 60.9 sqm

Number of tutorial rooms: 3

Size: 32.66 sqm

Number of laboratories: 14

Size: 27 sqm

Number of drawing halls: 1

Capacity: 60

Number of computer centres: 3

Capacity: 60

Central Examination Facility:

Number of Rooms: 9

Capacity: 372

Barrier Free built Environment for Disabled and Elderly persons: Yes

Fire and safety certificate: A/F

Hostel facilities:  Girls hostel is been provided.

Girls hostel is been provided inside the college campus with an estimated cost of Rs 3000 per month for Boarding and Lodging.


Number of Titles: 143

Number of Volumes: 3193

Number of Journals: 8

Employment News: 1

Computing Facilities:

Internet Bandwidth: 2 mbps

Number and configuration of system: 40 computers with 64-bit windows 10 and 4GB RAM.

Total number of system configured by LAN: NIL

Total number of system connected by WAN: NIL

Major software packages available: Dev C++, Visual Basic, Avira Anti-Virus, AnyDesk, JAVA JDK,Acrobat Reader, Net Beans, MikTex, PLC, UTM software etc.

Special purpose facilities available: NIL

List of facilities available:

Games and sports facilities: Volleyball, football, Cricket, badminton, carom, chess.

Extra-curricular activities: Painting, Debate, Drama, Singing, Dancing, Poetry.

Soft skill development facilities: Mock interviews, Group Discussions, Resume/CV making, Presentations.