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.
Polytechnic wing of this institution is running Four courses namely Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Computer Engineering with the intake of 40 students in each Branch from the session 2011-13. In addion to it from the session 2019-20 Polytechnic wing also started diploma in Mechanical Engineering with intake of 30 studetns.
All the courses of Polytechnic wing are approved by AICTE(All India Council for Tehcnical Education) Click Here to see Aicte Approval and courses are Affialiated to Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board Dharamshala Click Here to see HPTSB Affialiation
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 o bjective 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.