Government Polytechnic Adityapur was established in 1980 by the Department of Science and Technology Bihar, India. The Institute is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The institute is located on the Tata-Kandra main road at distances of about 8 km. and 3 km. from railway stations at Tata Nagar and Adityapur respectively. It is situated in the industrial hub of Adityapur. After the coming into being of the State of Jharkhand on November 15, 2000, this institute is currently attaining new heights with the passage of time under the efficient guidance and control of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Jharkhand, Ranchi. The college believes that the students should have a well-rounded personality and to facilitate this, the college conducts various programmes in addition to the teaching learning process, such as Personality Development Programme, Entrepreneur Development programme, Business Communication, Faculty Development Programmes, Career Oriented Programmes etc. The Institute provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Classrooms, Auditorium, Seminar hall, Conference room, Reading hall, Common room, Transport, Sports, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers diploma course in Metallurgical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.