A.D.J. Dharmambal Polytechnic College, Nagapattinam is a Government Aided co-education Institution. It offers diploma courses in Engineering and Technology at the post secondary level. The candidates are selected according to state government norms. The institution follows state prescribed curriculum and evaluation system to meet the needs of the community and industry. The institution, administrated by Governing Council, is to fulfill all the government rules and regulations. The polytechnic aims at the upliftment of the community and establishes linkages with industry for training and consultancy.