Seberang Perai Polytechnic was established on 1st September 1998 at the Jalan Permatang Pauh, Pulau Pinang. This campus was built in an area of 100 acres. PSP is located in the rapidly growing industrial area and it takes about 30 minutes to reach here from the Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
This polytechnic is the 10th polytechnic being set up in Malaysia in line with the government policy to produce semi-professional workers in order to achieve the Malaysia 2020 Vision. PSP has been officially launched on 27 November 1999 by former 4th Malaysia Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
PSP offers full time and part-time programme for Certificate and Diploma level in the field of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Commerce and Information Technology