Government Polytechnic Ahmednagar was established in 1990 and it is affiliated to Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE). The Institute is approved by All India council for Technical Educaion (AICTE). The institute is located at Burudgaon Road which is a prime location of Ahmednagar town. The main feature of the institute is well qualified & experienced teaching staff in each department supported by well established laboratories catering to advanced facilities. A considerable number of meritorious diploma holders from this institute take admission to engineering degree every year under the Provision of lateral entry to Direct Second Year Engineering Degree admission. The Institute provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Classrooms, Drawing halls, Laboratories, Conference hall, Audio video hall, Seminar halls, Auditorium, Gymnasium, Sports, Workshop, Hostel accomodation. A separate placement and training cell is actively functioning in the college. The college have a full fledged training and placement cell headed by senior staff members as placement and training officer assisted by placement co-ordinators which gives training to all the students on Comprehension, Soft skills in communication, Fluency in English speaking, Career planning, Aptitude test, Group discussion and also conduct mock interviews for final year students to become employable in campus interview. The Institute offers job placement to the students in world class reputed companies like Sulzer India, Bajaj Auto Aurangabad, Mahindra and Mahindra Nasik, Cararro India, Rajangaon etc.
The college offers diploma course in Computer Technology, Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.