About the Institute
Established way back in 1968,situated far from the madding crowd and in serene, calm, Shanti-Niketan like surroundings the Kalpana Chawla Govt Polytechnic for Women, Ambala City is near the session house and only 3 kms. away from the general bus stand. It is the oldest and a premier Women Polytechnic among the only three Women Polytechnics in Haryana. It was opened for upliftment of Women section of the society. Now it has emerged as a leading, pace-setting and growing women education center in the field of Technical Education.
It is a matter of great pleasure that KCGPW, Ambala has completed 49 years of glory. The students of this institution has shown their creative talents in different fields. Student's life is the golden part of one's life but at the same time it is formative period. It is a time when one must learn orderliness, obedience, self-control and co-operation. This is possible only when a student follows certain principles and rules.
The Institute has created a commendable infrastructure due to the generous support of Government of Haryana. The Library is well classified, catalogued and well stocked with about 14 thousand volumes. The Institute has well equipped labs with sufficient equipment to disseminate the up-to-date practical knowledge to the students. The Institute has two Hostel with a capacity of 300 boarders which is fully equipped with furniture. The workshops are equipped with modern machinery and provide all facilities to the students.