NPA Centenary Polytechnic is a Government Aided Institution and approved by AICTE. As per the existing orders of DOTE in force, it offers three year full time diploma programmes in Engineering and Technology to all the sections of the society irrespective of male or female candidates, selected according to the norms stipulated / prescribed by the Directorate of Technical Education and AICTE to meet the growing needs / requirements of industry and to build an optimistic community by instilling in them self-confidence and self-dependence broadening their horizons.

The polytechnic is sponsored by the well-learned philanthropic minded Nilgiri Planters’ Association with a view to provide technical education and training for the children / wards of the working class to change the fortune of the individual.

The official endorsement of Community Polytechnic Scheme by MHRD, Government of India empowered NPAC Polytechnic to offer Man Power Development and Training and Technical and other related services to the rural, economically backward and the downtrodden in the Nilgiris District to promote their living standards. Further the institution also recognized by DOTE to implement Canada India Institutional Co-Operation Project under replication phase III. This project endorses NPA to offer Continuing Education Programmes for strong economic growth and spread of Technical Education / Knowledge to the denizens of the district.

The Polytechnic is administered by Governing Council. It follows Grant-in-Aid Code of Directorate of Technical Education. Its main commitment is to develop the potential of the denizens through appropriate linkages with business and industry to change the fortunes of the individual and fortunes of the country.