Government Polytechnic Gauchar, established in 1979, is on of the most reputeted institute in Uttarakhand.G.P.Gauchar is affiliated to Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education Roorkee (UBTER) and approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The diploma in pharmacy course is also approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).
Students are admitted through the Joint Entrance Exam for Polytechnics (JEEP) which is conducted by UBTER, every year. The various courses are running in this institution, where in diploma in engineering, Civil Engg, Electronics Engg and Information Technology branches are currently running. There are 40 seats available in each branch. Diploma in pharmacy is also running in the institute with 40 seats, which is approved by PCI.