News UpdatesWelcome to Official website of Government polytechnic Tumkur launched on 31st March 2013, Designed & Maintained by Old Students, Dept Of Computer Science Engg.

About Us

Government Polytechnic, Tumkur is a premier Technical Institution started in the year 1958. The foundation stone of present building was laid by his Holiness Dr. Sree Sree Shivakumara Swamigalu of Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur, in 1960 and it was opening by Bharatha Rathna Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister Of India on 15th July 1962.

The college is situated on the wonderful greenish campus of about 73 acres of land in the heart ofthe city of Tumkur and is about 3 kms from bus stand and railway station.

The polytechnic is an associate institution of Director of Technical Education [DTE]. GPT has sprayed dress code for individual branches. This is compulsory for practical classes. The overcoats are available in the college co-operative society at reasonable price


  • To become the best polytechnic in the country imparting value added and need based and responsive technical education to meet the challenges of liberalization
  • To attend self-sustainability and overall development through consultancy, research and development activities.
  • To contribute for positive and productive socio-economic development of our nation.
  • To uplift the normal folk through community services.
  • To maintain open organisation eliminate and strategy planning to meet the expectation of the stakeholders.


  • We are committed to impact quality training through both formal and informal modes of training, catering to the needs of the industries, business and communities at large and accepting the challenges of globalisation. Through dedicated services, those are responsive to changes.
  • To impact discipline, dedication and leadership qualities in students and make them confident of meeting challenges and shape them as responsible citizens with human touch and service motto.
  • To endeavour to maintain gender equity, clean, green and conductive environment in the campus.
  • To strive for the development of rural community by means of transfer of technologies and dedicated training.