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STUDENT SUPPORT
Student Support

Smt. Dhirajben Dhanjibhai Mehta Book Lending Library
Under this scheme, certain prescribed text books are lent to the students for a period of one year on
nominal hire charges.

Tools Bank
Owing to the munificence of a gentleman it has been possible to establish this Bank. Certain
number of poor and deserving students for the first year are given Workshop Tools for use in the
workshop.

S.B.M. Polytechnic Students Stores
S.B.M. Polytechnic Students Stores helps students to procure their needs of journals, workshop
tools, drawing materials, etc. at reasonable rates in the premises of the polytechnic.

Polytechnic Gymkhana
The Polytechnic makes every effort to provide facilities to its students to develop their athletic, sports and cultural activities. The Polytechnic Gymkhana is looked after by the Gymkhana Committee consisting of representatives from the students and staff with the Principal as its President. The Polytechnic is taking part in Inter Zonal and Inter Diploma Sports held every year for all the Polytechnics of the State. It has given a good account of itself in the sports by winning many prizes and shields.

ISTE Chapter
The ISTE Chapter is constituted for advancement of the technical activities of students, to develop social contacts among themselves and to promote their cultural and intellectual development. The activities of the Chapter include arranging technical lectures, discussion on papers, seminars, technical films and visits to engineering projects and factories. The Fun-Fair Programme is arranged under the auspices of the Students' Chapter with a view to giving an opportunity to parents, guardians and friends of the students to visit the polytechnic, meet the members of the staff and gather first-hand information about the institute.

Career Guidance and Counseling
The Polytechnic organises students' guidance and counseling activity for first and second year
students. Each student is attached with teacher councilor for guidance and counseling.

Placement Services
Various organisations approach the polytechnic for recommendation of candidates for
suitable employment. Attempt are made to guide the students and help them in obtaining suitable
employment or in bettering their prospects. These activities are coordinated by the Training and
Placement Officer.

Alumni Association
Alumni Association of Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic has been established in May, 1980. Past
students of Shri Bhagubhai Mafatlal Polytechnic are requested to send their names and addresses
along with course, year of passing and employment particulars to the Principal and enroll themselves
as life members. (Website : sbmpaa.org).

Facilities for PH CANDIDATES
For Physically Challenged Candidates the facilities like Ramp, Lift and separate Washrooms are available
in the college premises.

Medical Facility
“Shri Vile parle Kelavani Mandal” runs a dispensary which operates from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. It is
manned by two fully qualified Medical Officers in two shifts. Services of dispensary are available for
attending to all emergency first-aid and for OPD. This facility is available to all students and staff members of SVKM Institutions.

Soft Skills Training
We provide for a strong foundation for the all round development of the student. To make the student corporate ready, the first year focuses on laying a foundation on the English Language Skills. The second year focuses on Self management and People Skills which include programms on Personality Development, Presentation skills, Goal Setting, Confidence building, Conflict Management, Inter-personal Skills, Negotiation Skills, Team building and Decision Making. A pre-placement package in the final year focuses  on Interview Skills, Group Discussion, Business Etiquettes and Work Ethics. The soft skill training is compulsory for all the students and the minimum attendance for soft skills training is 75%, failing which the polytechnic will take appropriate disciplinary measures.