Overview

Students who have successfully completed the 10th grade school leaving exam, of either the State Board Exams or the Central Board Exams, are eligible for admission.

Students who have successfully completed the 12th grade exam are eligible for a lateral entry into the second year of the Diploma Program.

The Polytechnic program offers a 3½ year Sandwich program in the following technical fields

The Polytechnic program offers a 3 year Regular program in the following fields.

In the four technical fields, basic and specialized inputs in theory and practice are provided at CPAT - TVS with a structured in-plant practical training in the participating industrial establishments. Thereby students are encouraged to apply the theory they learn at CPAT to the actual situations they encounter in the industries. This enhances their employability and value in the market place.

The Regular Program

The duration of the Regular training program in each field is for 3 years, comprising of 6 semesters, each semester consisting of 6 months. A set of courses designed for industrial readiness called Special programs are open to the students from the Regular programs. Regular program students cannot participate in the in-plant training program offered in the Sandwich program.

The Sandwich Program

The duration of the training program in each field is 3 ½ years comprising of 7 semesters, each semester consisting of 6 months. The content of the courses offered in the three fields are prescribed by the DoTE. A set of courses designed for industrial readiness called Special programs are open to these students. In the Sandwich Program students in the 4th & 7th semesters undergo in-plant training at participating industries where they apply theory and hands-on skills learned at CPAT to real time industrial situations. The course of study in the Sandwich Programs seamlessly combines theory in the classroom with practical application in the workshop and training in the industry.

IPT (In plant Training)

The students enrolled for the Sandwich Programs undergo an effective training in Industries during their 4th and 7th semesters in production and maintenance oriented vocations with a stress on engineering & manufacturing type activities.

Special Courses

CPAT has designed special courses which are included in all the four Diploma programs. The special programs provide the students knowledge and skills in welding, robotics, CNC and PLC, in order to enhance their employability in meeting the needs of quality conscious industries