Chandigarh Polytechnic College in association with Department of Technical Education and Industrial Training, Govt. of Punjab Chandigarh organized "Polytechnic Placement Fest 2017 - A Mega Job Fair" on 11th and 12th April 2017.The fest was inaugurated on 11th April 2017  by Chief guest, Hon'ble Cabinet Minister,  Dept. of Technical Education and Industrial Training Govt. of Punjab, Sh. Charnjit Singh Channi, and the Guest of Honor , Secretary,  Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training, Chd, Sh. Puneet Goyal, PCS,. Revered Chancellor Chandigarh University, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Dr. R.S Bawa, and President Chandigarh Group of Colleges  S. Rashpal Singh Dhaliwal, were also present to grace the occasion.CPC took this unique initiative, realizing the fact that many organizations are parched for suitable manpower. This fest was open for all Polytechnic students and was organized with a view to reduce the unemployment problem.

As many as 45 reputed companies  namely Rico Auto Industries Ltd/Rico Aluminium & Ferrous Auto Components Ltd., RM Square Technologies, Secure Meter, Sanden Vikas, ARN Tele Services, Cheema Boiler, Autoronica, Takata, Acme Cleantech, Aerial Telecom, EICHER Tractors, Top Surveying India Pvt Ltd., ASK Automotive Pvt. Ltd., Mikron Tools, Pingaksho Technologies, HG Tech Solutions, Optiemus Electronics Limited, Fortune, Holiester Medical, Intelgain Technologies., Sawariya Impex Pvt Ltd (Mafe Mobile), Jindal Electric, NCR Corporation, Midco Group, High Tech, Adarsh Constructions, Swaraj Engine, Novelixir Inc., Casa Blanca Shipping Pvt. Ltd and many more turned up.

A total 2029 students turned up for getting placed in 45 reputed companies. 789 students got shortlisted and 191 students got successfully placed. The HR officials of different reputed companies managed to hunt a good number of students.

Polytechnic Placement Fest was successful in bringing together organizations from various sectors including MNCs, Indian Corporate, and Public Sector undertakings etc. under one roof; thereby serving as a platform for open and wide ranging employment opportunities for the students.