Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute

Coordinates: 25°37′23″N 88°38′43″E / 25.6230°N 88.6453°E / 25.6230; 88.6453
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Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute
দিনাজপুর পলিটেকনিক ইনস্টিটিউট
Established1964; 59 years ago (1964)
AccreditationBangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB)
Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute, Balubari, Dinajpur-5200.
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Education systemCoeducation

Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute located in Dinajpur, Bangladesh is a largest and reputed Government polytechnic institute in Bangladesh which was established in 1964. This polytechnic has controlled by the Government of Bangladesh and under the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB).


It was established in 1964 by the then East Pakistan government.[1] This polytechnic was the first voyage that began in 1964 with only Civil and Power Technology. After 4 years Mechanical technology has been added to this college. And later gradually the other departments like Computer technology and Architecture And Interior Design have added. Presently this polytechnic has a total of 6 Departments.


The institute operates under the executive control of the Ministry of Education acting through the Directorate of Technical Education[2] Bangladesh. The academic programs and curricula are maintained under the regulation of the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB). BTEB functions under the Directorate of Inspection and Audit, which in turn functions under Chief Accounts Office.


The minimum requirement for admission is Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or equivalent certificate with at least CGPA 3.50 (65% marks) in average with minimum of GPA 3.50 in mathematics.

All the government polytechnic has been preserved some quotas. Also, the Dinajpur Polytechnic has preserved some quotas among them some are the female quota about 20%, SSC (vocational) 15%, minor ethnic group quota 2%, freedom fighter 5%, special needs student quota 5%, and 2% for children of officials or employees who are working in Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment.

Academic departments[edit]

Academic activities are undertaken by six departments[3]-

Academic Departments of Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute
1 Mechanical Technology
2 Electrical Technology
3 Civil Technology
4 Computer Technology
5 Power Technology
6 Architecture & Interior Design Technology

Course and grading system[edit]

Each of the Dinajpur polytechnic institute's departments is divided into eight semesters. In each semester a student earns a significant amount of CGPA under 4. The last semester is the Industrial Training Semester. A student learns practical information about a selected technology in the industry for about six months.

Academic courses are based on a credit system.


The campus consists of below infrastructure & facilities-

Students residences or hostels[edit]

Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute have two hostel for male and one hostel for female students.

Hostels of Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute
Male Hostel Female Hostel
1 Shahid Aminul Islam Hostel 1 Taposhi Rabeya Women Hostel
2 Kazi Nazrul Islam Hostel

Student organizations[edit]

  • Rover Scout Group
  • Sports Association
  • Students Parliament

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ceevit. "Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute". Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  2. ^ Directorate of Technical Education. "Institute List". www.techedu.gov.bd. Archived from the original on 2016-05-26. Retrieved 2021-06-23.
  3. ^ "Page » Dinajpur Polytechnic Institute". www.dpi.edu.bd. Retrieved 2021-06-23.

25°37′23″N 88°38′43″E / 25.6230°N 88.6453°E / 25.6230; 88.6453