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Government Women’s Polytechnic, Shiralakoppa

This Polytechnic is a Government Institution for women situated in Shiralakoppa and was established in the year 2008. The famous Balligavi temple is located just 2 km away from Shiralakoppa. Balligavi is a small historical place known for splendid archaeological stone sculptured temples with thousands of years of history. Uduthadi, the birthplace of Akkamahadevi has located just 4 km from Shiralakoppa. The institution is located in a sprawling campus of 5 acres.

We are Government Women’s pPolytechnicsituated in the rural area in Shimoga district and it is 75 km away from Shimoga. We are responsible for improving the quality of technical education in the area along with women empowerment. We are from the birth place of the great social reformer Akka Mahadevi, a great role model for women empowerment.

The college provides technical education mainly to rural and economically backward students and has an enrolment of 252 students every year offered centralized admission by DTE & KEA and presently 326 students pursuing various diploma courses. We have a faculty comprising 22 teaching staff including, Sl. grade Lecturers, & Lecturers. The classes are held at our own Government building.

The Polytechnic is wholly run by the Government of Karnataka and comes under the purview of Directorate of Technical Education. This is a newly started institution and is a recipient of various projects like State Government Finances / Women’s Hostel from MHRD etc.

Many of our passed-out students are well placed in different Central /State Government Departments, Multinational Companies, Public/Private Sector industries, etc. Academic excellence in diploma programs has made this polytechnic as one of the most sought after institutions in Karnataka.

Government Women’s Polytechnic, Shiralakoppa is currently being offered in the following departments.





Diploma in Civil Engineering



Diploma in Computer Science Engineering



Diploma in  Electronics & Communication Engineering



Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


Women’s Polytechnic, Shiralakoppa

  1. Library
  2. Laboratory & Workshop
  3. Women’s Hostel
  4. Conference Hall
  5. Canteen
  6. Parking
  7. Placement Cell
  8. NSS
  9. Red Cross Unit
  10. Rotaract Club
  11. Alumni Association
  12. Sports
  13. WID

Government Women’s Polytechnic
Thadagani, Shiralakoppa
Shikaripura Taluk,
Shimoga – 577428
Contact no.: 08187-233855, 233015.
Mobile : 9449529482
Contact person: Sri. H K Kempegowda (Principal)
Email :

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