Sylhet Polytechnic Institute

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Sylhet Polytechnic Institute
TypePublic Technical Academic Institute, Coeducational
Established1955; 68 years ago (1955)
PrincipalMohammed Rehan Uddin[1]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
20 acres (8.1 ha)
AffiliationsBangladesh Technical Education Board,

Sylhet Polytechnic Institute (Bengali: সিলেট পলিটেকনিক ইনস্টিটিউট) or SPI is a state supported technical academic institute located in Sylhet, Bangladesh. It was established in 1955 by the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) government.[2] It was named as Sylhet Polytechnic Institute in 1959.[3]


Sylhet polytechnic Institute's computer department

In 1955, Ford Foundation established Sylhet Polytechnic Institute along with four other similar institutes at Dhaka, Rangpur, Bogra, Pabna and Barisal. At the beginning, SPI offered 3 years long courses, based on the syllabus of Oklahoma State University. The certificate issued by the then Technical Education Board was Associated in Engineering having provision to undergo Bachelor of Science courses in United States. Its formation and academic course history goes back to the birth of Ahsanullah Engineering College, which is now known as BUET. The campus of SPI was designed by Muzharul Islam and Stanley Tigerman.

Campus View[edit]

সিলেট পলিটেকনিক ইনস্টিটিউট, সিলেট, বাংলাদেশ।


The minimum requirement for admission is Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or equivalent certificate with at least GPA 3.50 (65% marks) in average with minimum of GPA 3.50 in mathematics.[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Message from Principal".
  2. ^ a b ""Sylhet Polytechnic Institute"". Govt. Site. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  3. ^ ""Sylhet Diploma Polytechnic Institute College"". Yogsutra. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "Computer engineering".

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