Department of Technical Education, Training & Skill Development Govt. of West Bengal


he Regional Institute of Printing Technology (formerly known as The School of Printing Technology), Jadavpur, Kolkata, was founded on 30th day of July 1956 under the first 5-year plan of the Government of India by the recommendation of AICTE. The Institute started its course curricula with some equipment prevalent at that time. Since then several attempts have been made to keep pace with present day technology. The Institute started functioning as a sponsored Institution funded jointly by the Central and State Government and then it was taken over by the Government of West Bengal on 30th April 1980. Since then it is running as a Government Institute under the Department of Technical Education and Training and Skill Development, Government of West Bengal. Apart from West Bengal, students from different states of Eastern India like Assam, Bihar, Orissa, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh and from Islands of Andaman & Nicobar attend this Institute to study 3-year full time diploma courses in Printing, Photography and Multimedia Technology. The Institute also caters to the need of printing and allied education for the industry. The passed out students of this Institute have proved their competency and efficiency in various government and private organizations and have established themselves in different reputed positions in the world of printing and photography all over the country. Many of them are well established even in their business.