Baghmundi Govt. Polytechnic , Purulia started functioning in the premises of Purulia Polytechnic from 2015. In the year 2016, it was shifted to its present premises at Ajodhya Hills Rd, Baghmundi, Purulia, West Bengal 723152 and academic activities was started in a calm and quiet lush green campus in the lap of Ayodhya hills .
The Institute received initial approval from AICTE in the year 2016. Two courses initially offered were Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. and Diploma in Electrical Engineering. In 2018, one more course, Diploma in Civil Engineering was introduced.
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 is a part of economically backward region. This Institute has been established with the intention of making technical education accessible to the poor but meritorious students of the area.