The Institute is a Government Organizsation under the Department of Technical Education,Government of Rajasthan. It is approved by All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), New Delhi and affiliated to Board of Technical Education Rajasthan, Jodhpur.

Government Polytechnic, Karauli  was established in 2011 with Diploma courses in Civil, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering with students intake capacity 60 each course.

The institute has been established to prepare skilled manpower required by the Industry by imparting training in theory, drawing and practical skills for three years. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Government Polytechnic, Karauli in its various departments.

Presently this college is running at Government Polytechnic College, Alwar Campus since it's own building is under construction at Karauli.