Government Polytechnic Karad


Government Polytechnic, Karad is one of the most seasoned specialized establishments in Satara area of Maharashtra. The organization is a piece of a scholastic cerebrum offspring of visionary instructive strategy arrangement generally Y.B. Chavan, the First Chief Minister of Maharashtra State.

Specialized Education contributes generously to the Socio Economic improvement of the Country overall. The advancement and sustenance of the modern division is totally reliant on the accessibility of prepared labor to perform the multidimensional exercises expected to keep the wheel of industry running.


The foundation is situated at instructive grounds known as Vidyanagar in Karad city which is set at the juncture of the two waterways—Krishna and Koyana. Likewise Karad is situated on NH4 segment of Golden Quadrilateral of National Highways of India.

The grounds is separated from Pune and Mumbai at 165km and 330 km individually. With a specific end goal to reach Karad, one could get transport office in three modes–by Road, Rail or air.


Late Y.B. Chavan saw the fantasy of awesome social transformation and general improvement through instruction both-general and specialized for the general population of Maharashtra. With this respectable motivation the foundation is set up in 1957.

At the season of its starting, the Institute was situated at Ogalewadi (a town close Karad) and offered Diploma just in Civil Engineering. 68 understudies got selected for this course. In 1958, two more courses were begun viz. Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

Later with expanding number of understudies and courses, instructive setup was moved to free building at Vidyanagar, Karad.

Understudy admission limit

At present Institute has 600 understudies admission limit for six distinct courses at first year including 180 admission for Second Shift(Minority) which began in 2012-13. Amid first decade of Institute i.e. 1957-1967, there was not a solitary young lady understudy enlisted while, flunky there are around more than 47% young ladies taking specialized instruction in the Institute.

The organization has Boys Hostel (180 admission) and Girls lodging (120 admission). Notwithstanding these two Hostels, with the perspective of extending further framework, two more Hostel structures are in a matter of seconds under development.

Scholastic commitment

Government Polytechnic Karad points towards making accessible prepared and in fact qualified hands to serve the business and society. Equity of instructive open doors and get ready exceptionally gifted workforce for endeavors broadly with brilliance is likewise the goal of this establishment. The framework hence must be sufficiently adaptable to adjust to the quick change.

The foundation is endorsed by All India chamber for Technical Education (AICTE), subsidiary to Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE) and keep running by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) of Government of Maharashtra.

It offers recognition courses in six branches i.e. Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Instrumentation and Computer Engineering.

Organization's normal last year examination result is above 90% and more than 75% understudies want to go for further training at diverse instructive center points like Pune, Mumbai, Kolhapur and so on.

Graduated class: Our Valuable Asset

A very much built up understudy's persona has been our profitable resource. Sustaining, preparing, and creating identity of a person to find itself into one of the finest reasonable element has been steady center of vision, thought and scholarly interest. Along these lines, organization feels the feeling of pride to report those of our graduated class who are today's symbols before the general population. To refer to a couple names will be important –

Shri. Bal Karve : a prominent Marathi performing artist.

Smt. Surekha Yadav (Bhosale) : India's first lady Railway Engine Driver.

Shri. D. B. Chitale and Shri. M. B. Chitale : renowned Chitale Bandhu Mithaiwale, pioneers of understood milk items and industrialist at Bhilawadi.

Shri. Gunvantrao Jadhav : " Karad Bushan' , social supporter, industrialist and Chairman of the Government Polytechnic Karad's Alumni Association.

Shri. Ratnakar Shelke : ranker in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination