Technical education was stablished in Bangladesh for development of technical and vocational education. Bangladeshi technical education is handled by Bangladesh technical education board (BTEB). BTEB sets the curriculum to develops learning materials and grants affiliation to technical and vocational institutions. It also sets governs admissions, conducts examinations, and awards certificates or diplomas.
Many polytechnic institutes are under Bangladesh Technical education board (BTEB) which are government institutes, private institute. Some of this institute was stablished by ford foundation or by east pakistan.
From all of these polytechnic institutes Haji abul Hossain Institute of technology is the largest private polytechnic college in Bangladesh.