Chittagong Polytechnic Institute

Chittagong Polytechnic Institute

Chittagong Polytechnic Institute (CPI) is one of the leading polytechnics institutes in the field of technical education. Chittagong Polytechnic Institute is the second largest polytechnic institute in Bangladesh. Here in this article, you will get detailed information about Chittagong polytechnic institute. If you think that, this article will be helpful for you, read the full article carefully.

About Chittagong Polytechnic Institute

Chittagong Polytechnic Institute is the second largest polytechnic institute among the all 49 government polytechnic institute in Bangladesh. This polytechnic is situated on 20 acres of land in Nasirabad, Chittagong. The present principal name of Chittagong polytechnic in Engr. Abdur Rahman. The total students of this polytechnic are about 3000+.

Students Residential Hostel

There are five boys hostel and one girl’s hostel available in Chittagong polytechnic institute for the student to stay accommodation at a cheap cost. The management of these students residential hostels are so impressive. There are guide teachers who maintain the food qualities and make sure that students can study properly in staying hostel.

Library And Medical Center

The Chittagong Polytechnic Institute has a large library. Where a lot of books are available for the students. The Institute’s students can read these books free. Also, this polytechnic has department wise research cell in the library room. There is a medical centre to ensure the medical treatment of the students who could possibly get sick after coming to college.


The canteen of Chittagong polytechnic is grandiose. It is for the institute students and the student can buy the quality food from the canteen at a low cost.


This polytechnic has a vast playground. The students can play various types of games in this field like cricket, football, kabaddi, etc.

History of Chittagong Polytechnic Institute

Chittagong (Official name Chottogram) Polytechnic Institute is a government polytechnic situated in Nasirabad, Chattogram. This polytechnic was established in 1962. The Chittagong Polytechnic Institute contributes a lot to the diploma engineering job sector in Bangladesh.

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Educational Information

Below I am going to discuss the Educational Information of Chittagong Polytechnic Institute. Keep reading.

Departments Name

The Chittagong Polytechnic Institute has a total of 7 Departments: these are Electrical Technology, Electronics Technology, Power Technology, Computer Technology, Civil Technology, and Mechanical Technology. Have a look at the below chart.

Serial No. Technology Name
1 Electrical Technology
2 Electronics Technology
3 Power Technology
4 Computer Technology
5 Environmental Technology
6 Civil Technology
7 Mechanical Technology

Admission Qualification

The Admission Qualification for all Government polytechnic in Bangladesh is the same. First of all, you have to pass the SSC exam with the minimum CGPA 3.50 and individual CGPA 3.00 in General Math or Higher Math. After achieving these qualifications, you can apply to admit to a government polytechnic institute.

Admission Quota

The Chittagong polytechnic has been preserved some quotas. The female quota is 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. According to diploma engineering admission circular 2019, 53% of students will be admitted to polytechnic diploma engineering by merit and 47% of students have been admitted to government quota.

Course Information

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

Class Schedule

Every Government polytechnic has two shifts on a day First shift and second Shift. The class of First shift begins between 7:00-8:00 AM and ends at between 12:00-1:00 PM. Again the second shift class begins at 1:30 PM and ends at 6:00 PM.


If a student has passed in a semester with a good result and without any refferd then the institute gives the student TK 1650 as a regard of the internal scholarship.

Contact Information And Official Website

You can contact the office of the Chittagong Polytechnic Institute through the phone, fax numbers and the website.

Nasirabad, Chattogram
Phone: 88-031-62534, 01712770805
Fax: 88-031-62534

Visit the Chittagong Polytechnic Institute official website.