Dumkal Polytechnic was established on 2002 by Basantapur Education Society (a non-profiting social welfare organization) founded by Dr. Nazrul Islam (IPS Officer & a well-known litterateur of Bengali prose fiction and short story today). Besides Dumkal Polytechnic, the society has established a Degree Engineering College (Dumkal Institute of Engineering & Technology), a General Degree College, a Model School & a Primary Teachers'' Training Institute. The society is proceeding towards establishing a Degree Medical College for which it has appealed for NOC from the Govt. of West Bengal. Dumkal Polytechnic has been approved by AICTE and affiliated to the West Bengal State Council of Technical Education.
The Dumkal Polytechnic library serves as a premier campus information resource and learning centre by providing the students and staffs, access to information resources in all forms in a technology–based environment. Dumkal Polytechnic believes that its Library collections and its facilities are vital academic resources and the library is the campus gateway to an increasingly busy and evolving world of text, images, and sounds. As such it envisions the creations of a Learning Resource Centre with appropriate digital collections and services that will strengthen process of learning and projects. This is achieved by providing personalized services, collections in all formats, access to informations regardless of its location and leadership in the use of network technology.
Our institute have a very well equipped library with sufficient number of study books according to the courses. Along with the study books our library has various journals, magazines related to the courses to get in touch with the real world & industry happenings, news of various new technologies, inventions etc. The student to book ratio is sufficient. With the library we have the Reading Room facility where students can study the library books, take notes etc. Our Library has proper study books of each courses which are helping our students to cover the syllabus along with gathering knowledge.
The college campus is a completely residential educational township.The Polytechnic has the hostel facilities for both boys and girls. The college has Two Hostels for boys and One Hostel for girls (For 1st,2nd and 3rd year students).
A Training and placement cell has been formed under close supervision of Mr. Sk. Ruhul Amin & Mr. Subash Harizan at the institute and Mr. A.K. Mondal at the city office. A tie up with professional experts has been made. Our Institute arranges grooming classes for personality development and to prepare them for proper placement. The students are immensely benefited from these special employability enhancement programmes to brush up their soft skills as well as technical skills. Nearly all the students, those who have passed from our institute, since its inception, have either been employed in well-known organizations or have gone for higher education. Our institute has already tied up with the following esteemed Vendors / Companies who are interested to absorb our students.