The Jaypee Polytechnic and Training College at Sameerpur in Hamirpur district has come under the scanner of the state government for not getting affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh Board of Technical Education and Vocational and Industrial Training in Sundernagar.

Though the state government has made is mandatory for all polytechnics established in the state to get affiliated to the board, the Jaypee polytechnic has not sought affiliation from the board even after 10 years of its inception in 2002.

The polytechnic is running diploma courses in electronics and communication, mechanical engineering and computer science and issuing diplomas certificated from the Jaypee University of Information Technology in Waknaghat.

As per state government norms, polytechnics admitting students after matriculation have to seek affiliation from the board and all institutes offering graduate and postgraduate engineering courses and admitting students after class XII have to get affiliated to the Himachal Pradesh Technical University in Hamirpur.

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