Department of Technical Education

Quick Info
Established in

1959

Approval / Recognition

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) University Grants Commission (UGC)

Facts
Ownership

Public

Genders Accepted

Co-Ed

About

The Department of Technical Education was established in the year 1959 to bring all the polytechnic institutes and technical degree colleges under a common forum. The DoTE has the mandate to promote planned and sustainable development of technical education that is consistent with the national and state policies. 

 

DoTE strives to develop and maintain high standards of technical education across the state of Karnataka. It is committed to providing a pool of human resource that is highly trained in a variety of technical fields to cater to the growing demands of the industry, businesses, and the community at large.


The Department has a wide jurisdiction that encompasses 84 government, 44 aided, and 170 private polytechnic institutions in addition to 13 government engineering colleges and 6 junior technical schools. 

 

 

 


FAQs

No. The Department of Technical Education oversees only the polytechnic institutions and degree colleges that offer technical courses such as Diploma courses.

Yes. The Department of Technical Education does control a few non-technical courses such as Apparel Design and Fabrication and Business Administration.

No. The candidates need to purchase separate applications for each nodal centre/institute. Photocopies will not be entertained.

No. The candidates need to purchase separate applications for each nodal centre/institute. Photocopies will not be entertained.

Out of the total available seats under the Department of Technical Education, 50% of the seats are reserved for different sections of the society. The admission to the remaining 50% is based on merit and the marks scored in SSLC/10th will be considered.
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