Government Polytechnic Bhaga was established in 1991 and it is affiliated to State Board of Technical Education. This Institute was made exclusively for mining technician. The Institute has track record of producing quality Engineers who served the industries and other fields with great honour and dignity. Institute is in the the urban area. To meet the varying needs of society and to improve their leaving standards various need based programs under scheme of “Community Development through Polytechnic” implemented by Department of Higher Education, MHRD, Govt. of India and “Vocational Training Programme” sponsored by govt. of Jharkhand are going on. The overall training focuses upon making the students feel absolutely confident by empowering them with very sublime leadership qualities and communication skills. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Government Polytechnic, Bhaga, Dhanbad. The Institute provides good infrastructure facilities such as Library, Canteen, Mess facility, Classrooms, Computer centre, Seminar hall, Reading hall, Laboratories, Hostel accomodation.
The college offers diploma course in Mining Engineering, Computer Application / Enginnering, Information Technology, Food Technology and Chemical Engineering.