Government Polytechnic College Satna, ( GPC Satna ) (Hindi:शासकीय पॉलिटेक्निक कॉलेज सतना ) is a polytechnic college in Satna. It was established in Cement City Satna in 1989 and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya.
Polytechnic College is one of the oldest technical colleges the region. Institute are running 3 year of four Diploma courses namely Diploma in Electrical Engg. Mechanical Engg., Computer Science & Engg. and Cement Technology with intake capacity of 60 in each discipline. This institute is treated as pioneer institute in Technical Education in Vindhya region because this is the only Govt. institute in whole of Madhya Pradesh in which the three year Diploma course in Cement Technology is running.
The college has its own campus sprawling over c. 51 acres of land. It has developed a well-furnished two-story academic building, consisting of c. 150,000 sq ft and a workshop of 38,000 sq ft. Besides, the college has in campus hostels for ladies and gents, a central library, central computing facilities, separate administrative block, admission cell, music club, parking place and play grounds, a high-tech seminar hall and an e-convention centre. The college has on roll teaching staff as per AICTE norms and almost equal number of technical, administrative and service supporting staff.
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was instituted in the year 2006. The labs are equipped to offer I : I Computing facility to students: Internet Lab, Computer Organisation Lab., Computer Graphics Lab., Operating Systems Lab., Networking Lab., System Software lab., and Advance C and OOPS lab. Besides, there are two high end labs. SUN JAVA Lab. (by SUN Microsystems) and ORACLE lab. (by ORACLE Corporation) dedicatedly used for Projects and Trainings. Students are exposed to platforms such as SCO UNIX, WIN 9X, WIN NT, WIN 2K, WIN XP, LINUX, SUN SOLARIS and NOVELL in a Centrally managed Switching network. Central Computing facility, Campus-wide Networking and College Intranet, and Internet facility are managed by the Department. Total number of Computers exceed 200. Through the Continuing Education Cell, the Dept. offers Vocational and high end training programmes, during working days and during holidays and vacations: Advance C and C++, VC++, ORACLE 9i, Java and 12EE, LINUX (RedHat), Regular students Seminars and Projects works are routinely Conducted. The Department encourages R & D activities and faculty Development Programme for the teachers.
The Mechanical Engineering Department of Govt. Polytechnic College Satna was established in the year 1991. It has faculty from various backgrounds like from Industry R&D, and Teaching.
The laboratories are pplied Mechanics Lab., Material Testing Lab., Metrology Lab., Hydraulics Machines Lab., Thermal Engg. Lab., Heat Engine lab., CAD/CAM Lab„ Automobile Lab., Dynamics and Vibration Lab., Heat Transfer Lab., Refrigeration and Air Conditioning lab. and Production lab.
In addition to above the department has Three Drawing Halls, Seminar Hall and own class rooms. Special emphasis is given for Seminars and Project work. The Dept. arranges for high end trainings such as AUTO CAD, Pro-E and CATIA through the Continuing Education Programme
This department started functioning from the academic year 1993.
Basic Electrical Lab, Electrical Machine Lab, Network. and Devices lab., Power Systems Lab, Modelling & Simulation lab., Measurement Lab., High Voltage lab., Power Electronics Lab., Control System and Instrumentation lab., MATLAB lab.
The library consists of a three-story building having more than 25,000 volumes and national, international journals and periodicals. The library provides Xerox facility and is under process of computerisation. Govt. Polytechnic College Satna Library is a member.
Special features of new Library complex :
Air conditioned Reading Hall which is open for 12 hours a day throughout the year including Sundays & Holidays.
Fully computerized, having its own Database with Bibliographical search facilities. Really library is very useful for students career path.
It provides more than 30,000 text and reference books along with periodicals and National & International journals
Admission on the institute is based on Pre-Polytechnic Test conducted by Vyavshaik Parikchmandal Bhopal ( VYAPAM ) is published by Directorate of Technical Education Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal in the month of May–June every Year.
Training and Placement Cell is the spring board for career development of students, their ultimate objective of pursuing technical education. Keeping in view this responsibility and importance, the College has a well-organized cell with vastly experienced and suitably competent personnel, and high grade infrastructure. The pre-placement training has become mandatory for students. The training part is taken care of by a dedicated wing of the Cell:
Continuing Education Cell which offers need-based training programmers and courses on modern technologies.
The college provides separate accommodation for girls and boys both for Polytechnic College Satna students. These are located in calm and quiet surroundings favorable for studies. Two new hostels have already been inaugurated, and presently students are residing in the hostels located inside the campus. One for boys and one for girls.
Special features of the hostels :
Spacious and hygienic dining hall
Common room provided with newspaper, TV, magazines and indoor games.
Weekly health check-up