Sylhet Polytechnic Institute

Sylhet Polytechnic Institute

Sylhet is a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. There is a government polytechnic institute in Sylhet named Sylhet polytechnic institute. People who are searching for information about the Sylhet Polytechnic Institute, this article is for them. If you want to know more about this polytechnic, you should read the full article. I hope you will be benefited from this article.

About Sylhet Polytechnic Institute

Sylhet Polytechnic Institute (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. It was named as Sylhet Polytechnic Institute in 1959. This polytechnic has 20 acres long urban campus. This institute has a total of Academic staff 120, Administrative staff 50 and about 5572 students.

Students Residential Hostel

Like most of the advanced polytechnic institute, this polytechnic institute provides hostel facilities to the students. There are different residential hostels for boys and girls. Student can stay hostel.

Library And Medical Center

There is a big library available in this polytechnic. The student can spend their past time in the library room by reading various books. Also, there is a medical centre in this polytechnic to assure the student with primary treatment.


Sylhet Polytechnic Institute has a beautiful canteen for the students. The authority of the canteen all-time serves fresh and delicious foods to the students within a low and acceptable price. Students can take their meals and spend their leisure time sitting in the canteen.


To keep the students fit there is a large playground available here. Student can play different kinds of games in the field. All the playing equipment are also available in this Institute.

History Of Sylhet Polytechnic Institute

In 1955, Ford Foundation established the Sylhet Polytechnic Institute. Same time the Ford Foundation has also established four other similar institutes at Dhaka, Rangpur, Bogra, Pabna and Barisal. In the beginning, Sylhet polytechnic institute offered 3 years of long courses, based on the syllabus of Oklahoma State University. Presently this institute offers a diploma course with 4 years duration.

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Educational Information

All the academic curriculum of this polytechnic is controlled by the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB).

Departments with Seat Number

There are a total of 7 engineering technologies available in this polytechnic institute. The department is Electrical Technology, Mechanical Technology, Civil Technology, Electronics Technology, Computer Technology, Power Technology, and Electromedical Technology. Have a look at the below chart.

Departments Seat Number
Electrical Technology 50
Mechanical Technology 50
Civil Technology 50
Electronics Technology 50
Computer Technology 50
Power Technology 50
Electromedical Technology 50

Admission Qualification

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

Admission Quota

The government polytechnic conserved some quotas at the time of admission. The quotas are 20% for the female students, minor ethnic group quota 2%, freedom fighter quota 5% and 2% quotas for children of officials or employees who are working in the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment.

Course Information

In this polytechnic institute, you able to complete the diploma in engineering courses in many technologies with the 4 years duration.

Class Schedule

I hope you know all the government polytechnic institute the class is managed in two shift. Look at the below for know the starting time of class

  •  First shift: Start from 08:00 AM and Ends at 12:00 PM.
  • Second shift Starts from 01:30 PM and Ends at 06:00 PM.


Some of the students are got an internal scholarship when they can be passed the exam with a good result.

Contact Information And Official Website

Address: Technical Road, Sylhet-3100
Phone: 0821-716372,