GOVT. POLYTECHNIC BANIKHET is one of the fifteen polytechnics in Himachal Pradesh,established in the year 2007 in Government sector. The institute aims at imparting high quality technical education to produce technical manpower to keep in pace with changing technological environment with high moral and the ethical values. Running under the Department of Technical Education, H.P. it imparts training in different diploma courses of three years duration. Five diploma courses viz.
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Automobile Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
Mechanical Engineering were initially proposed to start. As the institute is presently stationed in a temporary rented building only two branches i.e. Civil Engineering & Electrical Engineering have been started. The remaining three courses shall be started as soon as institution’s own building is ready.