Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Institute of Engineering & Technology was established in 10 april 2011. It is the Second State Government institute of Himachal Pradesh which is located at Pragatinagar Village Gumma, Teh. Kotkhai, Distt. Shimla on the bank of river Giri Ganga about 60 km from Shimla on Shimla Rohru National Highway. Presently three disciplines has been running under the same roof i.e B.Tech., Polytechnic and I.T.I. B.Tech presently running two courses i.e Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering each with the intake of 63 students. Polytechnic presently offers three courses i.e Computer Engineering , Electronics & Communication Engg. and Electrical Engg. each with the intake of 40 students. I.T.I is presently running four courses i.e Electrical, Electronics, Fitter and Motor Vehicle Mechanic each with the intake of 21 students.
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has notified to establish Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Institute of Engineering & Technology Pragatinagar vide Notification No. EDN (TE) A (6)-1/2009 dated 14.03.2011.The foundation stone of the Institute was laid by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 10th April 2011. This Institution is located at Pragatinagar on the bank of river Giri Ganga about 61 km from Shimla on Shimla Rohru National Highway. On the other bank of the river Cricket Stadium is situated. The campus is spread over 123.4 Bighas of lush green land & surrounded by beautiful green Apple Valley. The environment is most suitable for teaching, learning process. Under this Institute B.Tech programme, Diploma programme and Certificate programme has been proposed. Three programmes namely Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Engineering with the intake of 40 students in each trade in Polytechnic is running from the session 2011-12 and I.T.I. with the intake of 21 students in each trade of Electrician, Electronics and Fitter Trade is running under NCVT Scheme. The NCVT has approved these programmes on dated: 25/9/2012. One more programme in Mechanic motor vehicle has been started from the session 2012-13 under SCVT. The B.Tech (Degree programme) has been started with two disciplines namely Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering with the intake of 40 students in each trade from session 2012-13 as constituent college of HP Technical University Hamirpur.
A.B.V.G.I.E.T Pragatinagar offers you an opportunity to dedicate yourself as a qualified professional to the development of the nation and alleviation of sufferings of humanity. Our main objective is to teach, train and prepare the students to a level where they can handle any situation independently to achieve higher degree of excellence in professionalism. The Institute has a well qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty. The highly pragmatic and progressive environment developed by the talented faculty is conducive for the development of learning, empowerment of knowledge and skill enhancement.