The Himachal Pradesh Takniki Shiksha Board came into existence on 15th day of July, 1986 under the H.P. Takniki Shiksha Board Act, 1986 (Act No.14 of 1986). This Board Conducts examinations of Affiliated Polytechnics which are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and registered ITI's which are approved by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) & State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT). The Board is located at Dari in Dharamshala. Which is in the lap of Dhauladhar range of Himalayas.