Sushila Devi Polytechnic for Women was founded by Smt. Sushila Devi Chhabil Dass Charitable Trust, Ghaziabad, in the sacred memory of Late Smt. Sushila Devi Ji W/O Late Ch. Chhabil Dass ji (Founder President of the Trust). The polytechnic is Affiliated and Accredited Institute (AVI Code 710030) to the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Deptt. of Education, New Delhi.
The NIOS is a teaching institute as well as an examining and certifying authority. Established by the Govt. of India, the NIOS has the mandate, authority and the system of examining, testing and certifying vocational courses offered by it. It is vested with the authority to certify its students who qualify in the external examination conducted by it. At present the polytechnic has two diploma courses- Nursery Primary Teachers Training (NPTT) and Fashion Designing ; ten certificate courses- Community Health, Basic Computing Skills, Data Entry Operations, Desk Top Publishing, Cutting And Tailoring, Hand/Indian Embroidery, Advance English Speaking and Personality Development, Beauty Culture and Yoga ; and four short-term courses- Self Grooming, Tally, Mehandi Designing, Mural Making.