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State Training and Placement Cell

State Training and Placement Cell (STPC) is venture of Department Of Technical Education, UP Government, to enhance placement activities and impart multiple types of trainings to students of Government Polytechnics for their capacity, soft skill and personality building. STPC is under administrative control Of Joint Entrance Examination Council, UP (JEEC). The Chairman of JEEC is Principal Secretary/ Secretary, Department of Technical Education, Govt. of U.P. The Director of JEEC is Special Secretary, Department of Technical Education, UP. The Member Secretary is from Department of Technical Education, U.P.

STPC set up their office at JEEC and Ten Regional Placement Cells (RPC) function from polytechnics of districts of Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi, Gorakhpur, Moradabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Allahabad, Varanasi and Agra. Each RPC will be associated with nearby polytechnics. STPC and RPC’s are being set up to support Polytechnics by identifying skill gaps, preparing courses accordingly and conducting programmes for personality development, imparting knowledge on entrepreneurship development, increasing industry interface, managing State database of students as per needs of the recruiters, building systems and processes to create and manage placement cells, build capacities of Training and Placement Officers (TPOs), mapping continuous gap analysis of core subjects and recommending improvement/development of the curriculum as per industry needs. STPC will organize placement drives, personal interviews, written exams, seminars, career counselling sessions, personality development talks etc. for students.

The objective of these Cells will be to strengthen the placement cells of each polytechnic and manage the overall placement ecosystem of the government polytechnics in the state by bringing in expertise on soft skills, personality development & entrepreneurship development and thereby make the students industry ready.


Medha improves employment outcomes for youth. We provide 21st century skills training, career counseling and workplace exposure, and ongoing job placement and alumni support to students at their existing educational institution. Since 2011, Medha has worked with over 15,000 youth across 100 educational institutions, placed them into internships and full-time jobs with 1,000 leading employers, and built partnerships with various departments with the state governments of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, and Uttarakhand.

Medha is supported by leading corporations and global foundations such as Accenture, JP Morgan Chase, and The Peery Foundation; and has received numerous awards and recognitions for its work, including the Echoing Green Global Fellowship, the Dasra Girl Power Award, and Unitus StartEdu.