Chittagong Polytechnic Institute

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Chattogram Polytechnic Institute
চট্টগ্রাম পলিটেকনিক ইনস্টিটিউট
Other name
"জ্ঞানের তরে এসো, সমৃদ্ধির তরে বেরিয়ে যাও"
Motto in English
"Come on the path of knowledge, go out on the path of prosperity"
Established1962; 61 years ago (1962)
AccreditationInstitution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh (IDEB)
Academic affiliations
Bangladesh Technical Education Board
PrincipalEngr. Md. Lutfor Rahman
Administrative staff
Nasirabad, Chattogram
CampusUrban, 20 acres (8.1 ha)
LanguageBangla and English
ColorsTurquoise, Black

Chattogram Polytechnic Institute (Bengali: চট্টগ্রাম পলিটেকনিক ইনস্টিটিউট), [1] is a government technical institution located in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh.[2] It provides theoretical and practical education of basic engineering and technology. Chittagong Polytechnic Institute was established in 1962.[3]



Currently there are seven technologies/departments. These are:

  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Department of Electrical Engineering
    • Department of Electronics Engineering
    • Department of Power Engineering
  • Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
    • Department of Computer Science and Engineering


The Chittagong Polytechnic Institute is situated on 35 acres of land in Nasirabad, Chittagong. It has classified labs, such as a basic electronics lab, advanced electronics lab, computer labs, chemistry lab, and physics lab. It has workshops for practical education, such as metal shop, wood shop, power shop, and basic workshop. The Chittagong Polytechnic Institute has a group of Rover Scouts. Every year many students enrolls in CPI, and many pass as a diploma Engineer Each of CPI's departments is divided into eight semesters. In each semester a student earns a significant amount of CGPA under 4 or equal. The last semester is the Industrial Training Semester. A student learns practical information about a selected technology in an industry for approximately six months. In the Chittagong Polytechnic Institute, 65% of the students of each semester receive scholarships from the Government. The World Bank also gives a significant number of scholarships to selected students.

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  1. ^ "Listed terrorist gunned down by miscreants in Chittagong". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 2016-05-07.
  2. ^ "Technical Institutes Of Chittagong Division". Retrieved 2016-05-07.
  3. ^ "Chittagong Polytechnic Institute". Retrieved 2022-04-26.

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