Khulna Polytechnic Institute

Coordinates: 22°50′43″N 89°32′34″E / 22.8452°N 89.5429°E / 22.8452; 89.5429
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Khulna Polytechnic Institute
খুলনা পলিটেকনিক ইন্সটিটিউট
Academic Building of Khulna Polytechnic Institute
Established1963; 60 years ago (1963)
PrincipalAnimesh Pal
Academic staff
90 (2017)[1]
Administrative staff
58 (2017)[1]
Students4,000 (2019)[1]
Old Jessore Road, Khalishpur Industrial Area
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22°50′43″N 89°32′34″E / 22.8452°N 89.5429°E / 22.8452; 89.5429
ColoursBlue   Khaki   Black
Logo of Khulna Polytechnic Institute

Khulna Polytechnic Institute (abbreviated as KPI) is a government-owned polytechnic located in Khulna, Bangladesh. It is one of the biggest and oldest polytechnics in the country.


Work began on a technical training center in Khulna during Pakistan's First Five-Year Plan (1955–60).[2] By 1963, construction of institute buildings, workshops, student hostels, and staff housing was well underway.[3]

Campus & hostels[edit]

Since 2008, the hostel of Khulna Polytechnic Institute has been closed.[citation needed]


About 4000 students are pursuing diploma studies in engineering in this institution. At present, KPI has 9 teaching departments. Every year the intake of diploma students is around 800. A total of about one hundred teachers are teaching in these departments and institutes. Khulna Polytechnic Institute has the following departments:

The Bangladesh Technical Education Board oversees the curriculum.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "KPI at a glance". Khulna Polytechnic Institute. Retrieved 13 July 2017.
  2. ^ Ramzi, Younus. "Technical Education in Pakistan". Pakistan Quarterly. 14 (4): 12.
  3. ^ East Pakistan Year Book. 1963. p. 74.
  4. ^ "BTEB & DTE". Khulna Polytechnic Institute.

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