The institute started its activities in 1962 in the walled building of the then Edward Industrial School in the center of Bogra city (seven heads). The institute started its journey with civil and power technology. Later, to expand technical education, the Bogra Polytechnic Institute was renamed as Vocational Teachers Training Institute on Sherpur Road.
Bogra Polytechnic Institute is a government educational institution under the Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The 4-year Diploma-in-Engineering education program is conducted by the Technical Education Board of Bangladesh.
Bogra Polytechnic Institute is surrounded by lush greenery and in front of the Academic cum administrative building of the institute there is a beautiful flower garden with fountains decorated with light. Built on 16 acres of land, the institution has 3 storied picturesque buildings, academic work, administrative building, residential building, dormitory, dormitory, etc.
Bogra Polytechnic Institute has a student body of over 2,000 students, and a faculty of over 100 lecturers. The institute is equipped with modern laboratories and workshops, and offers a wide range of engineering courses, including civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and computer engineering.
The institute has a total of 12 departments, offering courses in the following disciplines:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Garments Design and Pattern Making
- Fashion Designing
- Automobile Engineering
- Textile Engineering
- Hotel Management and Tourism
- Business Administration
Bogra Polytechnic Institute has produced thousands of skilled engineers who have made significant contributions to the country’s development in various sectors. Some of the notable alumni of the institute include:
- Md. Enamul Haque, former Secretary, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources
- Md. Mahbubur Rahman, former Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Public Works
- Md. Shahidul Islam, former Secretary, Ministry of Education
- Md. Abdul Mannan, former Chairman, Bangladesh Power Development Board
- Md. Sayem Uddin Ahmed, former Managing Director, Bangladesh Railway
Bogra Polytechnic Institute is equipped with modern laboratories and workshops. The institute has a library, a computer center, and a sports complex.
- BPI has been ranked as one of the top technical institutes in Bangladesh by the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB).
- BPI has been awarded the National Quality Award by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
- BPI has been recognized as a Centre of Excellence by the World Bank.
- BPI has signed MoUs with various industries and organizations to provide training and placement opportunities to its students.
Lotifpur, Sherpur Rd, Bogura.
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