Industrial Training Institutes (ITI)- A brief introduction

Are you not interested in pursuing higher studies like + 2 courses after your 10th board examination or other conventional courses after your 12th board examination? If your answer is in the affirmative, you can pursue various courses in Industrial Training Institutes ( ITI). ITI provides technical education which will equip you with basic training skills in a specific trade.

Industrial Training Institutes ( ITI)  was founded by  the Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET), Ministry of Labor & Employment, Government of India. Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) offer training in various technical streams. The main objective of  the ITI is to offer technical manpower to the fast emerging industrial sector of the developed and the developing economy.

ITI offers technical knowledge or industrial training in various trades.  The courses include both engineering and non-engineering streams. ITI courses can be opted by candidates who have at least passed their 5th std examinations and who intend to gain some technical knowledge instead of pursuing conventional higher studies.

At present, technical education is one of the most sought after academic courses. Thanks to the changing industrial and economic scenario, the scope of technical education has increased manifold. The need for skilled people in various technical fields is increasing day by day. The scenario is the same even in India where technical jobs are easily available due to the establishment of various factories.

ITI offers courses and trades in engineering, technology, applied arts and crafts, management, architecture, town planning, pharmacy, hotel management, catering technology etc. 

Opportunities after ITI

If you have completed a specific course offered by ITI, you can apply for jobs in private and public sectors. It is very important to note that the Indian Army, Navy, Airforce, Border Security Force and Central Reserved Police Force offer numerous job opportunities for those who have done a course offered by ITI. Besides, you can set up your own motor, transformer, winding, fabrication and motor shops or open a garage. However, venturing into any of these fields depends on the trade you opted.

If you have opted for an engineering trade, you can pursue your higher studies in engineering. You can also hone or enhance your skills by doing a specialized short term courses offered by Advance Training Institute.

Various schemes offered by the Industrial Training Institute ( ITI)

Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS):

Craftsmen Instructor Training Scheme (CITS):

Apprenticeship Training Scheme (ATS):

Advance Vocational Training Scheme (AVTS):

Women Training Scheme (WTS):

If you wish to opt for an unconventional study program, courses offered by the Industrial Training Institutes ( ITI) will be the right one for you.