Yanam is one of the four pockets of U.T. of Puducherry, geographically located in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh and around 25 Kms. away from District head quarters-cum smart and port city of Kakinada.  Besides, Yanam is away from 900 kms. to Puducherry head quarters.  This place is having a population around 65,000 as per census year 2011 covering a total extent of 30 sq. kms. area bounded on South by live River Gowthami Godavari extending from Kanakalapet to Savithrinagar (adjacent to Bhyravapalem village of AP state) and East by Bay of Bengal

Most of the public and the well wishers, including student community in Yanam have been continuously demanding for the introduction of Diploma courses and some of the parents in Yanam were unable to admit their children in the above courses who come under Below Poverty line. This was established with a view to impart technical education to the students of Yanam, to challenge the increasingly complex change of society and to provide employment opportunities.

In view of public interest, the Government of Puducherry has established Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Polytechnic College in the academic year 1996-97, which is one among the five Polytechnic colleges in Puducherry state sponsored by the Government of Puducherry under administrative jurisdiction of Pondicherry Institute of Post Matric Technical Education (PIPMATE) governed by a General Body under the Chairmanship of Secretary for Education, Government of Puducherry and Director/ Member Secretary,  Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Puducherry.   Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Polytechnic College was established with two diploma courses (1) Electronics and Communication Engineering and (2) Computer Engineering approved by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi (AICTE) and affiliation with Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai (DoTE) with an intake of 30 students in each branch.

The Polytechnic is beautifully located in the centre of Yanam town occupying  5 Acres and the campus in elegantly designed by architects and fully equipped with all infrastructural facilities including a play ground and a beautiful garden as to the needs of the students with the good support of qualified and experienced faculty members.

Special Features

We offer students extra ordinary access to leading – edge opportunities for intellectual and leadership development to address the challenging society and special mention needs to be made about the NBA. The existing branch of Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering with a student body of about 30 has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi for a period of three academic years ie., 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 (upto 30.06.2021).  And this institution stands first to obtain NBA accreditation among other Polytechnic colleges in Puducherry state.

Among the Five Polytechnic colleges of Puducherry, this college was awarded “ The Best College ” for the year 2017 by the Academic Administrative Audit (AAA), constituted by the  Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Puducherry.

Two students namely Mr. K. Sreeram and P. Kishore Kumar of III year Diploma in ECE branch secured First position in “A National Level Technical Symposium POLYMECT 2018 ”duly organized by PSG Polytechnic College, Coimbatore, Tamil  Nadu in February 2018 among the participants from nearly 600 Polytechnic colleges. And the same students  won Second prize  in  “A National Level Technical Symposium on Embedded system   ”  organized by Kongu Polytechnic college”, Perundurai, Erode District, Tamil Nadu in January, 2018 with a cash prize of Rs.2,500/- each and meritorious certificates.

Academic Performance

The students of this college who have secured 1st place in the semester examinations are also the college toppers and diploma toppers for the last 07 semesters in Yanam region and among the other Polytechnic colleges of U.T. of Puducherry.

DIPLOMA COLLEGE TOPPERS (2015-18)

Name of the Student Mr/Ms Batch Branch Marks Obtained   Percentage
1.Vanacharla Veeramu 2011-2014 DECE 2666/2800 95.21 %  
2. Satya Veni Sangani 2012-2015 DCE 2712/2800 97.00 %
3.Kotipalli.S.K Harishma 2013-2016 DCE 2708/2800 97.00 %
4. Devika Karri 2014-2017 DECE 2561/2800 91.46 %
5. Devasri Karri 2015-2018 DECE 2619/2800 93.53 %

SEMESTER COLLEGE TOPPERS (2015-18)

Name of the Student Mr/Ms Semester exam Branch Marks Obtained Percentage
1. Satyaveni Sangani Oct-2014 DCE 688/700 98.28% (5 subjects centum)
2.Satyaveni Sangani Ap.-2015 DCE 690/700 99.0 % (5 subjects centum)
3.Kotipalli .S.K Harishma Oct-2015 DCE 692/700 99.0 % (4 subjects centum)
4.Kotipalli .S.K Harishma Ap.-2016 DCE 681/700 97.28% (4 subjects centum)
5. Karri Devasri Oct-2016 DECE 678/700 97.0 % (4 subjects centum)
6. Geddadi Sudheer Ap.-2017 DCE 689/700 98.42% (4 subjects centum)
7. Karri Devasri Oct-2017 DECE 670/700 96.0 %  (1 subject centum)
8. Neelapu Prudhvi Ap.-2018 DECE 762/800     95.25% (1 subject centum)

On the academic front, the college is improving its performance year after year. Many of the final year students passed out got admission for B-Tech/B.E courses in various Engineering colleges both in Puducherry and neighbouring states of Yanam.

Campus interviews were conducted and  as many as 22 nos. of diploma passed out students of this college were recruited by different firms viz., M/s. Whirlpool  India Pvt. Ltd., Puducherry and M/s. Synra technologies, Chennai in the month of June and August,2018 respectively  Also a Society M/s. Surabhi Educational Society, No.86, Hitech City, Madhapur, Hyderabad conducted “Suryamitra” IOM Professional Training Programme on solar panel installation and storage and nearly  30   passed out diploma students from our college participated in the training programme which was held  for a period of three months during March to May,2017.

The Department of Agriculture, Yanam selected Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Polytechnic College, yanam for the best maintenance of Garden in this college campus and awarded First Prize on the occasion of 19th Flower show and 16th Yanam Festival in the month of Jaunary, 2018 and the same was received from Thiru Malladi Krishna Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Tourism, Puducherry.

Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Polytechnic College, yanam was selected for the best maintenance  of garden by the  Department of Agriculture, Yanam and was awarded First Prize on the occasion of 19th Flower show and 16th Yanam Festival in the month of Jaunary, 2018 and the same was received from Thiru Malladi Krishna Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Tourism, Puducherry.

In all aspects of competition,  challenge  and to get better employment opportunities for the students, our college is extends support to make each student’s career a brightful one .