The Department of General Subjects has been part of this institution since its establishment. The department is an integral part of the institution which offers courses in the disciplines of chemistry. physics, mathematics and English in the first two semesters to support the diploma programmes in engineering. The Department of Technical Education has included these subjects to make the students grasp the essentials od Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as these are the basis of technical subjects. An engineering science lab is functioning under this department which aims to provide basic analytical skills in Physics and Chemistry.
Communicative English is a part of the curriculum because of its key role in the technical field to secure placements. The objective of this subject is to enable the diploma holders to acquire proficiency, both in spoken (oral) and written language. There is also a Language Lab functioning in the institution with prime objectives for developing the four major skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing among the students