The institute is affiliated to West Bengal State council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development, a statutory body of Govt of West Bengal and recognised by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and is managed by Department of Technical Education, Training and Skill Development, Govt. of West Bengal. Baghmundi is a block town of Purulia district, West Bengal, India. It is located at 65 Km towards south-west of district head quarter, Purulia. Baghmundi Govt. Polytechnic is situated near Purulia Pumped Storage Project (PPSP), a unique concept for generation of Hydro electricity during peak electric power demand hours and pumping up back the same water during lean demand hours. The institute began its journey with its first batch of students in the year academic year 2014 - 2015. The intake capacity in each discipline is 60 students per Academic Year. The institute has well equipped laboratories and other infrastructural facilities for imparting sound theoretical knowledge and practical skill to the students. The Institute has calm and quiet lush green campus in the lap of Ayodhya hills.
Baghmundi Govt. Polytechnic is a pioneering technical institution of rural West Bengal with a rich academic performances, and progressive outlook. At the time of inception, Institute had only two departments (Mechanical and Electrical Engineering) having an intake of 30 students in each. Being a State Level Institute we have a unique group of outstanding young minds from almost all the states. Students from diverse backgrounds get to network with each other and get to identify and comprehend the wide spectrum of varied cultural and regional practices in our State. Students are not only given exposure to the latest technological advances in their chosen field but also trained to be responsible citizens of our country. The rich and unique learning environment at Baghmundi develops the student physically, intellectually and emotionally. The Institution has a team of highly qualified, learned and dedicated faculty with expertise in all major disciplines of engineering and technology and science, and is a constant source of inspiration for the students. I wish all the students an outstanding, momentous and valuable stay at Baghmundi and hope that you achieve your destinations.