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Pondicherry Institute Of Post-matric And Technical Education (PIPMATE)

Pondicherry Institute Of Post-matric And Technical Education (PIPMATE)

The Pondicherry Institute of Post-Matric Technical Education (PIPMATE) is an autonomous Society sponsored by the Government of Puducherry established in October 1988 with the following objectives

  • To impart Post-Matric Technical Education and Training in various Engineering subjects and make it sensitive and relevant to the changing Industrial, Technological, Social environment and Non-Engineering areas.
  • To provide easy access to the working personnel in the industry and to the weaker sections of the society, especially in the rural areas.
  • To enlarge the coverage of programmes to the new and emerging area

Management of the Society: The functioning of the society is managed by a Governing Body. The Secretary to Government (Education), Pondicherry is the Chairman and Director of Higher and Technical Education, Puducherry is the Member Secretary of the Society. Other committees such as the Finance Committee, Building Committee, and Purchase committee, etc were constituted to advise the Governing Body in the activities of the society.

Academic Activities: Five Polytechnic colleges viz. Women's Polytechnic College Puducherry, Karaikal Polytechnic College Karaikal, Dr. B R Ambedkar Polytechnic College Yanam, Indira Gandhi Polytechnic College Mahe & Women's Polytechnic College Karaikal, are functioning under PIPMATE imparting 3-years Diploma courses.




Total Intake Additional
reserved for
PwD for
Regular Mode
Women's Polytechnic College, Pondicherry
1 Computer Engineering 50  5
2 Electronics and Communication Engineering 50  5
3 Architecture Assistantship 30  5
4 Modern office practice. 30  5
5 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 30  5
  Total 190  25
Sl.No. Name of The College And Courses Offered Total Intake
Karaikal Polytechnic College, Karaikal
1 Civil Engineering 40
2 Mechanical Engineering 120
3 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 90
4 Electronics and Communication Engineering 60
5 Information Technology 40
6 Computer Technology. 60
  Total 410
Sl.No. Name of The College And Courses Offered Total Intake
Dr. B R Ambedkar Polytechnic College Yanam
1 Electronics and Communication Engineering. 30
2 Computer Engineering. 30
3 Civil Engineering 30
  Total 90
Sl.No. Name of The College And Courses Offered Total Intake
Indira Gandhi Polytechnic College, Mahe 
1 Instrumentation and Control Engineering 27
2 Computer Engineering. 27
3 Mechanical Engineering. 21
4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 27
  Total 102
Sl.No. Name of The College And Courses Offered Total Intake
Women's Polytechnic College, Karaikal
1 Instrumentation and Control Engineering. 60
2 Electronics and Communication Engineering. 60
3 Computer Engineering. 60
  Total 180

All the Polytechnic Colleges functioning under the control of PIPMATE were established with the due approval of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and are affiliated to the Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai. The various norms and standards stipulated by AICTE for Polytechnic Colleges such as building, staff strength, the scale of pay, etc are being followed by the PIPMATE Society. The laboratories, workshops, etc of all the institutions have been equipped with modern sophisticated machinery, equipment, and infrastructure facilities to suit the syllabus prescribed by the Board of Technical Education.

Women's Polytechnic College, Puducherry is an institution identified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for imparting education to Physically Challenged persons to integrate them into the mainstream of Technical Education. On this criterion, AICTE has allocated an additional 25 seats over and above the existing intake exclusively for admitting Physically Challenged students. The institute is also giving short-term training courses such as vocational education, creating job opportunities for them under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for the welfare of Physically Challenged students from the academic year 2001-02 onwards.


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