The Academic wing of the Institute is headed by the Principal. There are thirteen (13) academic Departments, each headed by the Head of the Department. A number of Lecturers and other supporting staff are working in each Department. The various academic Departments are enlisted in the Right Frame.
All the Diploma Programmes are recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education AICTE.
Every Department has well equipped and well maintained laboratories, with the latest machines, equipment, trainers, gadgets, models etc. All the departments have an excellent and well qualified faculty. Most of the faculty possess a post graduate degree in Engineering / Technology and three staff members have a doctorate to their credit. Some staff members have published valuable research papers in magazines of international repute / presented them at the various seminars, during the course of their Doctoral, Post Graduate studies. The faculty also possess varied industrial experience. To keep them abreast with the latest technology, they are regularly deputed for various short term programmes / workshops / seminars, conducted by various agencies like ISTE, NITTIR Extension Centre, CRISP etc.
Most of the Diploma programmes are of 3 years duration spread over 6 semesters. However the Fabrication Technology & Erection Engineering programme is of 4 years duration, spread over 8 semesters and Food Technology programme is of 3½ years duration, spread over 7 semesters.
In all the programmes the first two semesters are dedicated to impart to the students the courses like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, Engineering drawing and Basic Workshop Practice. The students can opt for the elective courses of their choice at the higher levels. In all the programmes the students are required to undertake and implement a Project at the final semester of their Diploma programme. At the end of every semester, examinations are conducted by the Board of Technical Education, Porvorim-Goa and the final Diploma is awarded by them.