What is ITI?


What is ITI?

ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute. There are many occupations in it like – Electrician, Fitter, Stenographer, Copa, Welder, wire man etc. Their time period is 1 to 2 years. You can get admission in any trade as per your choice, in this you will be taught your trade-related course and will be trained. After passing the course, you will be provided with its certificate. After doing ITI, you can get a work in any company, train, powerhouse, factory etc. Its vacancies are also very high, it has thousands of vacancies in Indian Railways. The possibility of one is getting both government and private jobs. It is important to have an ITI course to pass high school (10th) from your accredited board, after which you can apply for admission in any government or private ITI college around you.

In Government College, you will get admission as per to merit list. If one wants one can start their own business too. There will be semester exams in Industrial Training Institute every six months in which some paper will be online by computer, in which the objective questions will be asked about your course. You will be taken as ITI pass only after all semester passes. If you wish to do a course in engineering, you can do ITI. It is also low end and after doing it you will get a job easily. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has also motivated the students for ITI course.

The Directorate General of Training (DGT) initiated the Craftsmen Training project in 1950. Training periods vary from six months to two years in over 130 different specialities. The requirement for the courses ranges from 8th to 12th class pass. After completion of the training, trainees write the All India Trade Test (AITT). Successful candidates get the National Trade Certificate (NTC).

After completing ITI, tradesmen can undertake Apprenticeship training in different industries. The project is implemented by Directorate General of Training under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship with the objective that “Training imparted in Institutions alone is not sufficient for acquisition of skills and needs to be supplemented by training in the actual workplace.”

The time period for Apprenticeship training is generally one year for those appearing in ITI final exam, i.e. AITT. For fresher generally, it takes three years. Throughout the training, trainees are paid stipend on monthly basis.

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