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Government Polytechnic, Sorab

Government Polytechnic, Sorab is located in Karnataka. The education institution was established in the year 1996. This college is affiliated to Department of Technical Education, Bangalore. It is approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).

Government Polytechnic, Sorab offers various courses like Diploma. The college has a well-developed infrastructure and facilities like a computer lab, auditorium, sports and more. The college has well trained and experienced faculty members.

Government Polytechnic, Sorab is currently being offered in the following departments.





Diploma in Civil Engineering



Diploma in Computer Science Engineering



Diploma in  Electronics & Communication Engineering



Diploma in Commercial Practice (English)



Diploma in Commercial Practice (Kannada)


Government Polytechnic, Sorab

  1. NSS

NSS has been introduced in the year  2010 in this Institution.

FUNCTION OF NSS: The focal objectives of the scheme are
Development of the personality of students through community service.  This objective is sought to be achieved by enabling the students to:

  • Understand the community where they work.
  • Understand themselves in relation with their community.
  • Identify the needs and problems in the community and they can find the solution for resolving the problem.
  • Develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  • Apply their technical knowledge in finding practical solutions to individual and community problems.
  • Develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities.
  • Gain skills in mobilizing community participation.
  • Acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • Develop the capacity to meet emergencies and natural disaster and
  • Practice National Integration

NSS Officer: Jayanna
                  English Lecturer

  1. CCTEK

The Canada-India Institutional Cooperation Project Model which was an exemplary success in the polytechnics was extended to Government Polytechnic, Soraba.  Under this model the initiatives namely Continuing Education Cell has been introduced in order to achieve development of the Institution. Now the Continuing Education Cell under CIICP had been renamed as  CCTEK during the year 2002-2003.

The major thrust is on the Continuing Education Cell which encompasses the needs of the Industry, Business and Community by organizing short/full term training programmes.  With new economic avenues opening up, especially with the introduction of liberalization, privatization and globalization policies by the Govt., the need of the personnel working in the above areas demand upgradation of their skills to match the introduction of new technologies.  These are the areas where the Continuing Education Cell plays a great role in organizing programmes to meet the demand. Running of programmes would generate revenue which is utilized for the overall development of the institution as and when decided by the Advisory Committee of the institute.

In addition, the Continuing Education Cell identifies the needs of the students for easy employability by giving suitable inputs through guest lectures, Industrial visits and updating of the syllabus periodically to include technological changes with active participation from Industry / Business and Professionals.

  The CCTEK is conducting the training programmes for students and staff in Office Automation, CNC Programme, Programming in C, Fabrication and servicing of Led Acid batteries and UPS, Motor rewinding..etc.  The Cell has also been instrumental in conducting “learning skills” training programmes for all final year students of our Polytechnic, thus improving their communication skills and presentation skills as also instilling in them the rudiments of career guidance by means of group discussions & mock interviews.  This has helped the students to get good placements in various industries also. A number of courses are conducted for various officers of the Secretariat, Agricultural department, various other colleges and a vast number for the public with a nominal cost. Training is also being given to 300 to 400 SC & ST students in computers.  CCTEK has earned quite a substantial amount as IRG out of which expenses for various developmental activities are met.

Other facilities:

  1. Spacious classrooms and drawing halls
  2. Well equipped laboratories in each branch to impart practical training of latest technology
  3. Computer labs with internet facility
  4. Comprehensive library having more than 2000 volumes
  5. Boys hostel having the capacity to accommodate 150 inmates located close to the Institute
  6. Canteen for students and staff
  7. Seminar hall
  8. Facility for indoor and outdoor sports

Government Polytechnic
Next to Government. Hospital,
Sagar Road, Sorab taluk,
Shimoga (D) -577429
Contact no.:  08184-272539
Mobile : 9481180672
Contact person: K.Rajagopal Bhat (Principal)
E-mail :
Website :

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