Special Provisions

Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, Kanpur

With the aim to increase the utility of physically disabled persons of the society we need to connect them with Technical Education Society. In compliance with the New National Policy on Education-1986 and Persons with Disabilities Act-1995, Government of Uttar Pradesh established Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped (A.I.T.H) in Kanpur in the year 1997 under World Bank Aided Project. This Institute was commenced from 1998-99 with three diploma courses in the first phase. This institute is established on the 15 acre of land provided from western campus of H.B.T.I and is operating following Diploma Course under Multi Point Entry Credit. The Electronics Engineering course mentioned in the Serial No. 4 of the table was started from session 2009-10 on the basis of self-finance:

S.No. Name of the Course Duration Annual Admission Capacity
  Architectural Assistantship 3 Years 40
  Computer Science & Engineering 3 Years 40
  Modern Office Management &Secretarial Practice 2 Years 40
  Electronics Engineering 3 Years 40

Arrangements in Other Polytechnic Institutions for Disabled Persons

In addition to the above mentioned institute- A.I.T.H, the training facility for disabled students is also available at Government Polytechnic, Jhansi and Government Girls Polytechnic, Moradabad under “Scheme for Integrating Persons with Disabilities in the main stream of Technology and Vocational Education” approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In addition to this, 03 percent reservation facility for admission is permissible in all other institutions.


Establishment of Girls Polytechnic

Technical Education Department is striving to increase the participation of women of the state in technical education and provide the access of the latest technical training facilities to them.
   The sequence of increase in the number of women institutions is evident from the following table: -

S.No. Duration No. of Girls Polytechnics
Government Aided
  2 3 4
  First Five Year Scheme(1951-56) - -
  Second Five Year Scheme (1956-61) - -
  Third Five Year Scheme (1961-66) 1 -
  Fourth Five Year Scheme (1969-74) 1 -
  Fifth Five Year Scheme (1975-80) 1 -
  Sixth Five Year Scheme (1980-85) 3 2
  Seventh Five Year Scheme (1985-90) 8 2
  Year 1990-91 11 2
  Year 1991-92 11 2
  Eighth Five Year Scheme (1992-97) 11 2
  Ninth Five Year Scheme (2001-2002) 15 2
  Tenth Five Year Scheme (2002-2007) 15 2
  Eleventh Five Year Scheme (2007-2012) 16 2
  Twelfth Five Year Scheme (2012-17) 16 2
  Thirteenth Five Year Scheme (2017-22) 16 2

    In the field of technical education special emphasis is given on the training, development and establishment of new institutes within the state with the aim to increase the participation of women and providing them training on latest subjects. In the year 1982-83, there was only one institute located in Lucknow for providing technical education to the women of the state that was increased to 13 by the year 1996-97. In the year 1997-98, 04 new institutes in Kumharheda (Sultanpur), Badalpur (Gautam Budh Nagar), Meja (Prayagraj) and Ayodhya are approved. In the year 1999-2000, approval was given to Government Girls Polytechnic, Ballia. In November 2000, after Uttaranchal state was separated from Uttar Pradesh, 02 institutes were shifted to state of Uttaranchal. In the year 2001-2002, one Government Girls Polytechnic was approved by the Government in Daurala (Meerut). In the year 2007-2008, the number of institutions for girls within the state was increased to 18 as a result of approval of one more Government Girls Polytechnic in Charkhari (Mahoba). Training is provided in all these institutions. In the year 2015-16 the entrance capacity of these institutions was 5005 but 06 Government Polytechnics namely Amethi, Badalpur, Daurala, Meerut, Bareilly and Saharanpur that was to be operated from the second shift, could not give admissions to the girls from second shift in the academic session 2015-16 because it didn’t received approval from A.I.C.T.E. Finally, eliminating the entry capacity of second shift in line with the aforesaid, the admission capacity of women entities was left to 4345 in the academic session 2016-17.
     From the academic session 2002-2003 onwards facility of 20 percent reservation was provided to the girls in co-education Polytechnic Institutions to increase the participation of girls in diploma level technical education. Along with this, Career Counselling Centres are also established in Government Girls Polytechnic Moradabad, Prayagraj, Lucknow and Kanpur for giving information regarding and admissions in useful diploma courses ongoing in polytechnic institutions and employment opportunities to increase participation of girls in field of technical education. Department is emphasized in making these centres more efficient and functional.
    In addition to aforesaid, from the session 2007-08 training in morning classes for Electronics Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application in Government Polytechnic, Kanpur and Electronics Engineering in Government Polytechnic, Ghaziabad is being provided for female students.

Facilities for SC, ST, OBC, Minority and Economically Weak General Category Students

For admissions in all diploma level institutions running under Technical Education Department, provision of reservation has been made for SC, ST, OBC and other categories as per the norms of Reservation made by Government of India.
Scholarship and fee reimbursement facilities are provided to the eligible SC, ST and economically weak students of general category by Social Welfare Department, to OBC students by Background Class Welfare Department and to minorities by Department of Minority Welfare.


Curriculum development

With the objective of smooth execution of curriculum development, in the year 1989-90 a Curriculum Development Cell was established.
With the view of bringing about the qualitative improvement in the level of the courses in line with the needs of modern industries / organizations, curriculum development center established in the institute develop the curriculum by organizing workshops with the help of experienced scholars of technical education sector, experts working in industries, service providers and subject teachers. Along with this, there is also a provision of improvement/ revision of the curriculum on the basis of feedback received from related service providers by conducting a survey about the required knowledge and skills in students that is organized once in every three years. Subjects like Computer Application, Entrepreneurship Development, Sources of Non-Conventional Energy and Environment and Pollution Control etc. are incorporated in all curriculums.
In the session 2012-13 along with the revision of curriculum of 27 courses, 20 courses were also reviewed. In the session 2013-14, revision of 20 courses, creation of curriculum of 06 new courses and review of 10 curriculums has been done. In the session 2014-15 revision of curriculums of 07 courses, creation of curriculums of 05 new courses and curriculums of 09 courses has been changed to semester system.

  • In session 2015-16, revision of curriculum of 33 courses has been done.
  • In session 2016-17, revision of curriculum of 58 courses has been done
  • In session 2017-18, revision/ creation work of curriculum of 62 courses on the basis of NSQF is proposed to be done.


Learning Resource Development

In the session 2012-13, 03 Lab Manuals, 14 C.Ds, 07 Head outs, 03 Question Banks and 07 Training Learning Packages were prepared and distributed amongst trainees during training programmes.

  • In session 2013-14, C.Ds and head outs of various topics were prepared and distributed amongst trainees during the training programmes.
  • In session 2014-15, C.Ds and head outs of the training programmes were prepared and distributed amongst trainees during the training programmes.
  • In session 2015-16, C.Ds and head outs of the training programmes were prepared and distributed amongst trainees during the training programmes.
  • In session 2016-17, C.Ds and head outs of the training programmes were prepared and distributed amongst trainees during the training programmes.
  • In session 2017-18, distribution of C.Ds and head outs etc. received from subject experts amongst trainees during the training programmes is proposed.


Preparation of E-Lecture

It was necessary to create E-content/ E-lecture in Hindi-English mixed language according to the eligibility of enrolled students and make it available through Website with the view to make teaching-training more effective amongst students getting admission in polytechnic institutions within the state so that students of the state can be benefitted by the use of E-lectures prepared by teachers working in polytechnics of the state from the curriculum approved by Technical Education Council Uttar Pradesh in simple English-Hindi language at their convenience.
More than 100 E-lectures on 04 subjects of Electronics Engineering received from N.I.T.T.T.R, Chandigarh have been uploaded on the home page of the department’s Website through which students can utilize the benefits of E-lectures by using the web link aforesaid at their convenience. Similarly, E-lectures that are broadcasted from E.M.R.C/ studio established in Government Polytechnic, Ghaziabad and Institute are available for students through Website of the Institution.


Virtual Classroom/Electronics Media Resource Centre

Virtual Classrooms allows participants to communicate, learn and work in groups through the online classroom equipped with resources. The main objective of its establishment is to provide technical knowledge to maximum students effectively in least time through Web Portal and to provide quality teaching-training to students in remote institutions as an important option by overcoming the lack of faculty in various institutions.
     Under this scheme two Electronics Media Resource Centre/ Studios were established in Research Development and Training Institute U.P Kanpur and Government polytechnic Ghaziabad that are currently connected to Virtual Classroom established in 13 polytechnics of the state. The broadcast of live E-lecture prepared by Electronic Media Resource Centre on the basis of operation plan/ programme has been started by the department’s subject-experts from 22.09.2015. Till March, 2016 total 92 E-Lectures have been broadcasted and 81 recorded live E-Lectures are available on Web Portal.
     In session 2016-17, total 101 live E-Lectures were broadcasted by invited subject-experts through E.M.R.C studios in virtual classrooms established in 13 polytechnics of the state and 93 recorded live E-lectures are available on Web Portal.
    In session 2017-18, broadcasting of more than 150 live E-Lectures is broadcasted by invited subject-experts through both E.M.R.C studios in virtual classrooms situated in 13 polytechnic institutions of the state.


Other Important Works

Institute Brochure, Training Calendar

In the financial year 2017-18, Training Programmes are organized based on Training Calendar (O-Plan) prepared on the basis of revised curriculum and suggestions as well as feedback received from subject-experts of polytechnic institutions, N.I.T.T.R, Chandigarh and Research Development and Training Institute, U.P, Kanpur for the qualitative accretion of working teachers/ working efficiency of non-teaching staff and educational level on the basis of feedback received from the institutes and to make courses ongoing in polytechnic institutes of the state more job oriented according to the demand of the industries/service sector market.

Work under C.D.T.P Scheme

In year 2012-13 total 463, in year 2013-14 total 609, in year 2014-15 total 640, in year 2015-16 total 365 and in year 2016-17 total 194 Examiners were appointed for the Examination (Assessment and Evaluation) of trainees of various trades in training centres according to the instructions of the Government under C.D.T.P Scheme.

The testing work of curriculum of 07 courses in Polytechnics operated under Integral University was done.

Computer Centre

With the collaboration of Electronics Department, Government of India, a Computer Centre was established in the institute in year 1989, that provided fast pace to the execution of the work in various parts of the institution. Computer Labs in each polytechnic institution of the state is established in furnished form. Therefore, the educational staff of the polytechnic institutions requires training for the use of computers. Computers are also used as a medium of education and teaching along with its use in various activities of the institution. Training is given to the teachers for use of computers at polytechnic level.


Library of the institution is utilized by the subject experts for the work of curriculum creation/ revision and training programmes. In addition to books and magazines, educational videos purchased by the institution and various study material prepared by institute is also utilized by the subject-experts, trainees, officers and employees of the institute.


For the accommodation of officers, employees and subject-experts that come from other higher education institutes in training programmes, a hostel of 50 rooms is available in the institute premises that has 04 Double Bedroom AC, 10 Double Bedroom and 36 single bedroom.