Govt. Polytechnic, Gaya was established by the act of Govt. of Bihar in the year 1960, constituted to work under Department of Science and Technology.
Govt. Polytechnic, Gaya is situated at the place of enlightenment of “Lord Gautam Buddha” and is a holy place where foot marks of “Lord Vishnu” is placed in the sacred “Vishnu Pad Mandir”. The City of Gaya, where the institute is located is the place of “spiritual harmony and a divine enlightenment”.
The institute is one of the fastest growing technical institutes in Bihar. It is a fully government institution managed by the Govt. of Bihar under administrative control of department of Science and Technology, Government of Bihar. The college is approved by AICTE and is affiliated to the State Board of Technical Education (SBTE), Bihar, Patna. Govt. Polytechnic, Gaya presently offers diploma courses in five streams of engineering, Civil Engg., Computer Science and Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics Engg. and Mechanical Engg. Some vocational, short term courses for skill development and employment generation in the field of technical educationis also conducted in the institute which is scheduled and notified from time to time, such as IRG, CDTP and several other skill development programs, a women industrial school (WIS) is also being run in the institution with several courses.

Geographical Location

Govt. Polytechnic, Gaya is situated at Ghugharitand (Bodh Gaya Bypass Road). Which is located at the distance of about 7 K.M. from Gaya Railways station and 500 m. from N.H. 83 in Bodh Gaya Bypass Road. Nearest international Air Port is Gaya Airport (10 K.M.), also Patna Airport is at a distance of 110 K.M. World famous holy shrine of Buddhism known as, “Bodh Gaya” is situated at about 8 kilometers from our institute, Govt. Polytechnic, Gaya.


The Campus is spread over 22 acre sylvan landscapes with plenty of greenery, Falgu river and hills around. The natural beauty in around the campus makes it a wonderful place to live and learn. All the courses are running from sunrise to sun with one student’s hostel along with faculty/staff quarters. Peaceful green campus with a big playground is the source of fresh oxygen for not only college community but also the adjacent inhabitants.

Academic Complex

The complex houses class rooms, Workshop, engineering and non-engineering laboratory. All the Laboratories are equipped with latest state of art equipments. The college has well equipped departmental laboratories with a beautiful computer laboratory who owns modernized audio visual set up.


The library has a rich collection of books; presently it has about 16,000 copies of books. The library is not only capable to support the existing disciplines in the Institute but also it can impart the knowledge for higher study. Moreover, it has a rare collection of books in Mining, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics etc. It is one of the important resource centers of the Institute, serving both students as well as the faculties.

Teaching Method

The Institute uses wide range of instructional techniques to equip the students with the latest concepts to develop requisite skills and abilities to enable them to take up responsible and challenging position in Industry and to serve the Nation. The teaching methodology includes lectures, detailed tutorials, industrial visits, Seminars, Project exhibitions, Technical Paper presentations. Extensive use of Audio-Visual teaching methods is made. Besides full time and part time faculty/staff, the Institute has support & co-operation of visiting faculty members, professionally qualified engineers and eminent guest speakers to impart knowledge of latest trends in field of Engineering and Technology.
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