Directorate General of Training (DGT)

Government of India

Salient Features

Salient Features of the Scheme

  • Training is impartedin 70 engineering and 63 non-engineering trades.
  • ITIs are functioning under the administrative control of the respective State Govts./UTs / Private Organisations.
  • The period of training for various trades varies from six months to two years and the entry qualification varies from 8th to12th class pass, depending on the requirements of training in different trades.
  • The period of training for various trades varies from six months to two years and the entry qualification varies from 8th to12th class pass, depending on the requirements of training in different trades.
  • These institutes are required to conduct training courses as per the curriculum prescribed by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT). The admission to the new courses are made in the month of August every year.
  • The trainees after competition of the training period are required to appear in the All India Trade Test conducted under the aegis of National Council for Vocational Training. The successful trainees are awarded National Trade Certificate which has been recognized by Govt of India for the purpose of recruitment to subordinate posts and services under the Central Govt.
  • About 70% of the training period is allotted to practical training and the rest to theoretical training relating to Trade theory, Workshop Calculation & Science, Engineering Drawing, Social Studies including environmental science & family welfare.
  • Training in Govt. ITIs is provided at nominal fee is charged. They are also provided with library, sports and medical facilities etc.
  • Syllabi of various trades are periodically revised to keep pace in tune with changes in technology.
  • Seats are reserved for SC/ST , OBCs , Differently abled and women candidates as per norms
  • There is a provision of re-affiliation for existing affiliated ITIs for more than 5 years old to ensure standards/norms prescribed by N.C.V.T.
  • Work of inspection &accreditation of ITIs has been entrusted to the Quality Council of Indiaw.e.f1.9.2012and applications are submitted online for opening of new ITIs as well as addition of trades in existing ITIs.
  • Reports of inspection & accreditation, as received from QCI ,are processed at DGE&T HQ and put up before the sub –Committee of NCVT for grant of affiliation.

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