About Us

Welcome to the Department of Technical Education

 

Introduction

 

The technical skilled educational institutions were started in 1943, by the name "Occupational Institutes". Later, these are renamed as "Polytechnics"(multiple technical skills/many technical skills). All these Polytechnics were working under "Public Instruction Department". As the number of Polytechnics and Technical degree colleges were increased, the new department called "Department of Technical Education " came into existance in 1959.

The Directorate of Technical Education ensures a planned development of technical education in the state consistent with the policies of State and the Nation. The department is committed to provide need based, quality technical education and professional human resources to the industry, business and community. The Department manages 85 government, 44 aided and 170 private polytechnics, 14 govt Engineering Colleges and 6 Junior Technical Schools.  

The Department of Technical Education is the highest policy making body in the field of Technical Education in Karnataka. Its primary function is planning of developing Technical Education in the state and the Board of Technical Examination is responsible to conduct Diploma/Post diploma /Tailoring examination and award Diploma/Post Diploma/certificate to the eligible candidates.       

          

     

       Vision

 

  1. Promote Planned, and sustainable development of Technical Education in the State consistent with National and State policies.
  2. Design need based programs for Diploma institutions and ensures adequate human resource and infrastructural facilities for effective delivery of the curriculum.
  3. Ensure objective evaluation and certification systems for students, programs and institutions.
  4. Collaborate with AICTE, MHRD, NITTTR, Universities, industries and other employer agencies and Directorates of other states.
  5. Plan long term and annual budget allocations for Technical Education sector of the State and ensure proper distribution and optimum utilisation of funds.
  6. Prescribe norms with proper focus on quality and social justice for   (a) Admission of students to Technical Education and  (b) Recruitment, Posting, Training and Development of Staff.
  7. Provide opportunities for all-round development of students and staff and also provide placement, grievance redressal and counseling services.
  8. To maintain good relations with the public and all institutions by being responsive to the needs of its stake holders.

 

              Mission

 

      The Directorate of Technical Education ensures a planned development of technical education in the State consistent with the policies of the State and the Nation. We are committed to provide need based, quality technical and professional human resources to the industry, business and community. We will achieve our mission by

  1. Developing and maintaining high quality institutions which will be responsive to the felt needs of the community.
  2. Encouraging development and delivery of flexible and state of the art programs in informal and non-formal modes, for the needs of youth and adults.
  3. Building a system that is efficient and responsive to the changing needs of industry and community.
  4. Adopting professional and participatory type of management.
  5. Implementing Management Information System for effective decision making.
  6. Assigning high priority to serve the educational needs of women, physically challenged persons, rural population and socially and economically backward persons.
  7. Strengthening student placement and career guidance services.
  8. Collaborating with national and international organisations interested in technical education. Our aim is to move towards total quality in all our endeavors.

 

             Our core values include:
 
 
i)  Equity, Humanism 
ii) Transparent operations.
iii) Accessibility, Efficiency.
iv) Open communication and
v) Concern for Environment Development

 

           Departments/Organizations participating in the process of Technical Education

     

  1. MHRD,Government of India.
  2. Department of Higher Education, Government of Karnataka.
  3. AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).
  4. National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research(NITTTR).
  5. Indian Society of Technical Education(ISTE).
  6. Confederation of Indian Industry / NASSCOM
  7. The Institute of Engineers(India)
  8. National Board for Accreditation.
  9. National Skill Development Board.

 

           Primary Functions of the Directorate

 

1) To administer, supervise, control and plan programs for the development of Technical Educational Institutions in the state both at Degree and Diploma levels.

2) To formulate Engineering studies and courses, recognition of new courses to examine and recommend for starting of New Institutions in the State both at the Degree levels and Diploma level.

3) To conduct inspections and periodical reviews of existing Technical Educational Institutions to maintain the standard of Education.

4) To conduct the diploma public examinations and to award the Diploma certificates to successful candidates.

5) To sanction academic approval for Govt. and Aided Institutions.

6) To provide suitable norms and procedures for selection of students for admission of students to Polytechnics.

7) To release grants and other facilities to aided institutions.

8) To select and depute teaching faculty for higher education.

9) Inspection of administrative and academic procedures, evaluation of infrastructure facilities of technical institutions.

 

 

Institution category and Number of Institution

Organization
Engg Colleges
Polytechnics
Junior Technical Schools
1.Government
13 +1*
83+2*
06
2.Government Aided
09+2*
44
-
3.Private Management
164 +1*
196
06
4.University Colleges (UC)
02+1*
-
-
5.Minority Colleges (MC)
15
-
-
Total
208
325
12

             * Evening Polytechnic/ Engineering Colleges

 

Name of the Directors who served the Department

 

 

Sl.No.
Names
From
To
1
Sri.K.Channabasavaiah
PWD
19.10.1959
11.05.1961
2
Sri I.M.Mugadam
PWD
20.12.1961
07.10.1964
3
Sri.Dr.B.L.Shanthamallappa
dtek
08.10.1964
18.04.1974
4
Sri.P.Padmanabha
I A S
19.04.1974
12.06.1974
5
Sri.K.S.Ballal
PWD
12.06.1974
31.12.1975
6
Sri. R.L.Shreshta
PWD
01.01.1976
30.04.1977
7
Sri.A R Bhavi katti
PWD
01.01.1978
30.04.1978
8
Sri.M.R.Dharmaiahgowda
PWD
11.05.1978
30.11.1979
9
Sri.Noor Ahmed
PWD
01.12.1979
26.11.1981
10
Prof.B.Basavaraju
dtek
27.11.1981
12.04.1982
11
Sri.D.K.Satyanarayanashetty
PWD
13.04.1982
26.12.1987
12
Sri.B.N.Krishnamurthy
BDT
26.12.1987
30.10.1990
13
Prof.P.V.Bandari
BDT
31.10.1990
31.01.1996
14
Smt.Nagambikadevi
IAS
01-02-1996
22-05-1996
15
Dr.K.Balaveerareddy
KREC,Surathkal
23.05.1996
31.03.2001
16
Dr.V.Seenappa
AIT(Aided)
23.07.2001
22.07.2002
17
Sri.Chennakeshava Kalmadi
dtek
23.07.2002
30.11.2003
18
Prof.K.Basavaraju
dtek
01.12.2003
30.06.2006
19
Sri.Mohammed Ali
dtek
01.07.2006
31.01.2007
20
Smt.M.V.Jayanthi
IAS
02.02.2007
08.01.2008
21
Sri.T.A.Parthasarathi
IAS
09.01.2008
28-05-2009
22
Sri N.D.Prasad
dtek
28-05-2009
02-06-2009
23
Sri.H.U.Talwar
dtek
03-06-2009
 

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