Government polytechnic Rajkot was established in the month of June 1964 by the government of Gujarat with an initial intake of 60 students in the civil engineering Diploma Course. This Polytechnic initially located at Rajkot. The new and fully equipped building for the Polytechnic was constructed later in the Year 1966, on a hillock near Aji Dam, a green lush surrounding ideal for the academics. This place is about 6Km. away from the Railway station.
Rajkot is a well-known industrial city of Gujarat state.Rajkot is famous for its diesel Engine industries in all over the India. It is situated on Bombay-Okha broad gauge line of western Railway and 8B national highway. Leading industries of the city are Field Marshal, K.Rasiklal & Co., Echjay Steel, Forge & Forge Pvt. Ltd. and developing industrial zone of ,Lodhika, Metoda and Shaper which are recognized for backward industrial area by Gujarat industrial Development Corporation which gives high potentiality of Industrial growth.
By offering quality engineering education for the various diploma courses so that their pass out will match the demand of the industries. These students will fulfilled the need of society and industries by providing excellent quality technical manpower. There is a total quality improvement in turn lead to the techno-economical development.
Providing high-quality education to all Our students, inspiring them to develop to the full of their abilities, and creating outstanding professionals and creative people. Offers the opportunity for all staff to develop their full potential and contribute fully to the achievement of the Institute's Vision.