The Puducherry Institute of Post-Matric Technical Education (PIPMATE) is an autonomous Society sponsored by the Government of Puducherry established in October 1988 with the following objectives.
- To impart Post-Matric Technical Education and Training in various Engineering subjects and make it sensitive and relevant to the changing Industrial, Technological, Social environment and Non-Engineering areas.
- To provide an easy access to the working personnel in industry and to the weaker sections of the society, especially in the rural areas .
- To enlarge the coverage of programmes to the new and emerging area.
There are 5 polytechnic colleges functioning under the PIPMATE.
- Women’s Polytechnic College, Puducherry
- Karaikal Polytechnic College, Karaikal
- Women’s Polytechnic College, Karaikal
- Indira Gandhi Polytechnic College, Mahe
- Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Polytechnic College, Yanam
Women’s Polytechnic College, Puduchery offers the following courses:
1 Diploma in Computer Engineering
2 Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering
3 Diploma in Architectural Assistantship
4 Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5 Diploma in Modern Office Practice