ITI: Industrial Training Institute
ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute. It is also known as ITI’s It provides training in engineering and non-engineering technical fields. It is a post-secondary school in India which is constituted under the Directorate General of Employment of Training (DGET), Ministry of Labour & Employment Union Government of India. It provides training in various trades such as Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Hardware, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Carpentry, Plumbing, Welding, Fitter, etc. These institutes are specially established to impart technical knowledge to students who just passed 10th standard and want to gain some technical knowledge instead of pursuing the higher studies.
The objective of establishing ITI’s was to provide technical manpower to the rapidly growing industrial sector. The courses provided in the ITI’s are designed to impart the skills in a trade. After successfully completing the course, the students are required to undergo a practical training in his or her trade in an industry for one or two years. The practical training in an industry is mandatory to appear for the National Council of Vocational Training (NVCT) certificate. ITIs are Government-run runs training organizations run in major cities of every state of India like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Assam, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, etc.
Eligibility Criteria to get admission in ITI
- The Candidate should have passed 10th standard from a recognized board. Or any other examination recognized as 10th standard.
- The candidate should have secured at least 35% aggregate.
- The candidate’s age must be between 14 to 40 years at the time of admission.