Kalpana Chawla Govt Polytechnic for Women was established way back in 1968, situated far from the madding crowd and in serene, calm, Shanti-Niketan like surroundings the Kalpana Chawla Govt Polytechnic for Women, Ambala City is near the session house and only 3 kms. away from the general bus stand. It is the oldest and a premier Women Polytechnic among the only three Women Polytechnics in Haryana. It was opened for upliftment of Women section of the society. Now it has emerged as a leading, pace-setting and growing women education center in the field of Technical Education. It provides an excellent environment for learning to the students. It gives a beautiful and bewitching look due to its proper landscaping. After the death of Kalpana Chawla, the college was renamed by her name i.e. Kalpana Chawla Govt Polytechnic for Women.