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Government Polytechnic, Leh Ladakh was established in the year 2005 under Technical Education. III project by the state Government at choglamsar, near ITBP 16th battalion about 7 KM from Leh town/airport, for imparting technical Education to the youths of this part of the State which remained cut off from rest of the country for about six months due to heavy snow fall on its routes. The Institute was established to meet the Technical Education requirements of male and female youth of this remotest and highest district of Jammu and Kashmir state. Academics Block The institute has been started with the following three years Diploma Courses with the sanctioned annual intake capacity of 30 students in each branch:- i) Civil engineering ii) Computer Engineering iii) Travel, Tourism and Hotel Management All the courses are recognized by J&K government and approved by the all India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). AICTE is an apex body constituted by Government of India for granting approval to the technical Institutions of all the levels i.e Diploma, Degree and Post Graduate and monitoring the working of all such Technical Institutions with in the Country. .


Government Polytechnic, Leh provides quality education and training programmes in specific areas of Engineering, Technology and Management through formal and non-formal modes of delivery. The Polytechnic will keep with the changing times by designing new programmes, upgrading the curricula of existing programmes, developing and modernizing the infrastructure and organizing staff development programmes on a regular basis. The Polytechnic will be so developed so as to have centers of excellence in key areas of Engineering, Technology and Management. This will be achieved by providing worlds class teaching facilities and with healthy collaboration with the industry and Government Departments viz Public Works Department, Tourism, Public Health Engineering etc.

II Our short vision statement is :

“We bring about changes and empowerment of Youths through Technical Education”


Aspirations to become a leader in Technical education. The Institution aims to achieve its mission by: 1. Ensuring that its curricula of all the programmes exactly meet the needs of Industry/Government Departments… 2. Providing support to the Industry by way of throwing open the facilities and expertise of the institute through training, undertaking specific projects, repair and maintenance of equipment and making industry an equal partner in all activitities of training and retaining. 3. Enhancing student placement and providing career guidance services. 4. Facilitating the development of entrepreneurs. 5. Establishing extension centers of the Community Polytechnic scheme, Continuing education (IRG) to facilitate for imparting non-formal skill development trainings to the rural people to improve their living standard. 6. Providing need-based training and development opportunities for all categories of staff. 7. Motivating the students to set up their own ventures by providing inputs in various Entrepreneurship skill development training programmes. 8. Adopting a Professional and participatory type of management. 9. Demonstrating our concern for the environment in visible ways through active participation of all students.


The Institute has well established Library with a collection of about 10,000 books on various fields, Engineering, technology, Entrepreneurship, Religion, Tourism, Hotel Management, general Knowledge, Basic science, Literature, Economy etc.


Hostel facilities are provided to the students subject to the availability of accommodation in the hostel. All the rooms are well ventilated and well furnished. The hostel has a very spacious dinning hall with the kitchen. Recreation facilities are Sports The institute has all the well equipped sports items. Students are well trained under the supervision of sports in charge. The students under proper procedure take part in the various tournaments to be held in leh. From time to time students take part in the leh based famous cricket tournament under the banner of Tip Top Sports & Cultural Welfare Society leh.

Activities - Diploma courses at this Polytechnic:

The Institute provides the training in the following AICTE approved three year Diploma Programmes with the annual sanctioned intake as mentioned against each: 1. Civil Engineering 40 seats 2. Computer Engineering 30 seats 3. Travel, Tourism and Hotel Management 30 seats The institution runs under the kind supervision of S.NO Name of Staff Qualification Designation 1 Mehmood Ahmed Khan B.E, M,S , M.B.A. Principal
1. Civil Engineering Department:

The Civil Engineering Department has well equipped laboratories and workshops. Latest equipments, software and teaching aids have been procured. The subjects English & communication Skills, general Workshop and applied Physics are almost in all the branches and this department teaches these subjects to all the students and facilities in Civil Engineering Laboratories are extended to students of other branches.
Different laboratories in the Department are:

1. Concrete Technology Lab:
2. Building Material and construction Lab.
3. Applied Mechanics and Strength of Material Lab.
4. Soil and foundation Engg. Lab.
5. Material testing and Highway Engg. Lab.
6. Public Health Engg. Lab.
7. Surveying Stores
8. Computer Lab.
9. Fluid Mechanics Lab.
10. General Engg. Lab.
11. Applied Physics and Chemistry Labs.
12. General Workshop

class="headline">Faculty and Staff in Civil Engineering Department:
Name of Staff Qualification Designation

1 Sajad Ahmed Khan B.E, M,Tec Lecturer
2 Rafeeq Ahmed M.Sc Lecturer
3 Mohd Iqbal M.A Guest Lecturer
4 Kunzang Dolma matric Lab bearer
5 Tsering Chorol Matric orderly

2. Computer Engineering Department:
The primary object of the department of Computer Engineering is to impart a high level professional education and practical training at par with the national standard of Computer Engineering. This department also serve as teaching learning aid Centre and LR (Learning Resource) Centre for other departments i.e., for Civil Engineering and Travel, Tourism and Hotel Management. The department has separate labs for Hardware training, Software training, Internet and Network training.
Different laboratories in the Department are :-

1. Basic electronics Lab.
2. Digital Electronics Lab.
3. Internet/Network lab.
4. Project Lab.
5. UNIX Lab.
6. Computer Centre
7. Microprocessor Lab.
Information technology and Computer application subjects are in all the branches and departments and the same are taught to all the branches by the faculty of this department. Computer Programming Lab.

class="headline">Faculty and Staff in Civil Engineering Department:

Name of Staff Qualification Designation

1 Zia-ul-Haq Kohli B.E,M,Tech,M.A Lecturer Grade - I
2 Nilza Angmo M.Sc Lecturer (Contractual)
3 Shoket Ahmed B.E Guest Lecturer
4 Geeta Devi BCA Demonstrator (Contractual)
5 Zahoor Ahmad Engg diploma Guest Lecturer
6 Jigmat Angmo 12th Lab bearer

Travel, Tourism and Hotel Management:

Since plenty of foreign visitors used to visit the Ladakh region during summer, keeping in view, the training programme in Travel, Tourism and Hotel Management has been started. .

Faculty and staff in Travel and Tourism Department:
Name of Staff Qualification Designation

1 Dheeraj Kumar M.T.M Lecturer
2 Mohd Niyaz Diploma T & T Guest Lecturer
3 Disket Lamo Diploma T & T Guest Lecturer
4 Thinless Angmo 12th Lab Bearer .

Other supporting Staff:
Name of Staff Qualification Designation

1 Sajad Ahmad Andrabi Matric Sr. Assistant
2 Lobzang Dolma 12th Jr. Assistant
3 Zahid ALi ITI Electrician
4 Tsering Chonzom 12th Orderly
5 Leela Bano matric Orderly
6 Kunzang Lamo Matric Chowkidar
7 Rinchen Tundup Ex - Serviceman Helper
8 Ishey Lamo Midlle Sweeper .