What is ITI Courses - Full form of ITI, ITI Admission, duration and Careers - iti50.com

What is ITI Courses - Full form of ITI, ITI Admission, duration and Careers - iti50.com



INDUSTRIAL TRAINING INSTITUTE is called in short as ITI. Head quarters situated in New Delhi. DGET monitored and NCVT has provided certificate. ITI is a training place, named CTS training.


ITI Definition: DGET defined ITI as "Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS)" for training of skilled craftsmen is implemented through Govt. and Pvt. Industrial Training Institutes(ITIs) which are under the administrative and financial control of state Govt and Union territory Administrations. Duration of these training courses varies from 6 months to 2 years duration. "


Industrial Training Institute is called in short name of ITI. This is established under the control of Ministry of Skill development& Entrepreneurship in India.There are different schemes and courses are offered through Industrial Training Institutes in India.


DGET-Directorate General of Employment and Training is the sole authority in association with MSDE. DGET has been conducting skill training and examination for ITI in all over India. There are 6 zones under the control of DGET are running for monitoring,Policy creation, guidelines and syllabus formation for ITI courses. Six zones are from the various states of Chennai, Mumbai,Calcutta,Delhi,Faridabad,Pune in India. Training and certificates are provided at ITI for further Apprenticeship jobs and also permanent jobs.Apprenticeship


  1. Department: DGT-Directorate General of Training.
  2. Central Minister: Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey.
  3. Minister of state: Shri Raj Kumar sing.
  4. No of ITIs in India: 14,491(Govt & Private)
  5. No of Trades: 138(Courses)
  6. Certifying Authority: NCVT, SCVT


The below chart indicates. Maharastra(MUMBAI) having the more number of Government ITI than other Indian states. No of Government ITIs in Maharastra is 420. Uttar Pradesh,Karnataka and Gujarat & Madhya Pradesh placed 2nd ,3rd and 4th & 5th largest number of Government ITIs in India.


The below Bar chart predict. Uttarpradesh having the more number of Private ITI than other Indian states. No of Private ITIs in Uttarpradesh is 2971. Rajasthan,Karnataka,Bihar & Madhya Pradesh placed 2nd ,3rd and 4th & 5th largest number of Private ITIs in India.


Apprenticeship is an one year or two years training with stipend in Industry. According to Apprenticeship Act 1961.Industries who are registered with Apprenticeship Act has been recruiting Trainees from ITI's for Apprenticeship. Permanent jobs provided to the ITI Trainees after the successful completion of ITI Trades. Industrial Training Institute in India is established for the purpose of job creation and economic power in poor people and village(rural) people.

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Industrial Training Institute has been offering more than 134 trades under the group of 35 main trades.The below chart clearly indicates Electrician course having more number of seats than other courses. Electrician trade/Course having the total number of 510416 seats in all over India. Other trades of Fitter, COPA, DIESEL MECHANIC & WELDER has shared 2nd,3rd,4th and 5th place in respect of all over ITI seats.

Industrial Training Institute certificate offered by NCVT-NATIONAL COUNCIL OF VOCATIONAL TRAINING and Industrial Training Institute syllabus prepared by DGET-DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING and supported by NIMI-NATIONAL INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA INSTITUTE.

There are different streams at ITIs ,those are NCVT-National council of Vocational Training for ITI certificate issue and announcement of results in all over ITI's in India,SCVT-State council of vocational Training for State level authority to conduct exam and result for ITI'S which are located in the state of India,PPP-Public Private Partenership is also a programme for ITI training has a co operative work with Private companies,COE- Centre of Excellence for ITI training and courses.These are offered under the scheme of CTS-CRAFTSMEN TRAINING SCHEME. The above streams NCVT certificate is very valid certificate.


There are 73 Engineering trades in ITI. Those are 1 year and 2 years courses. Some of the courses in Engineering trades has been providing a huge job opportunities.

  1. Additive Manufacturing Technician (3D Printing) (NSQF Level - 4)- Very New course
  2. Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  3. Aeronautical Structure and Equipment Fitter course is available in Government ITI, Nagpur in Maharashtra at Nagpur,Shraddhanand perth opp Blind school.

  4. Architectural Draughtsman (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  5. Attendant Operator (Chemical Plant) (NSQF Level - 5)
  6. Carpenter (NSQF Level - 4)
  7. Central Air Condition Plant Mechanic (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  8. Civil Engineering Assistant (NSQF Level - 5)
  9. Draughtsman (Civil) (NSQF Level - 5)-
  10. Draughtsman Mechanical (NSQF Level - 5)
  11. Domestic Painter (NSQF Level - 4)
  12. Electrician (NSQF Level - 5)
  13. Electrician-Power Distribution (NSQF Level - 5)
  14. Electronics Mechanic (NSQF Level - 5)
  15. Electroplater (NSQF Level - 5)
  16. Fitter (NSQF Level - 5)
  17. Foundryman (NSQF Level - 4)
  18. Industrial Painter (NSQF Level - 4)
  19. Information and Communication Technology System Maintenance (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  20. Information Technology (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  21. Instrument Mechanic (NSQF Level - 5)
  22. Instrument Mechanic (Chemical Plant) (NSQF Level - 5)
  23. Interior Design and Decoration (NSQF Level - 4)
  24. Laboratory Assistant (Chemical Plant) (NSQF Level - 5)
  25. Lift and Escalator Mechanic (NSQF Level - 5)
  26. Mechanic Agricultural Machinery (NSQF Level - 5)
  27. Machinist Grinder (NSQF Level - 5)
  28. Machinist (NSQF Level - 5)
  29. Maintenance Mechanic (Chemical Plant) (NSQF Level - 5)
  30. Marine Engine Fitter (NSQF Level - 4)
  31. Marine Fitter (NSQF Level - 5)
  32. Mason (Building Constructor) (NSQF Level - 3)
  33. Mechanic Auto Body Painting (NSQF Level - 4)
  34. Mechanic Auto Body Repair (NSQF Level - 4)
  35. Mechanic Auto Electrical and Electronics (NSQF Level - 4)
  36. Mechanic Consumer Electronic Appliances (NSQF Level - 5)
  37. Mechanic Diesel (NSQF Level - 4)
  38. Mechanic Lens/ Prism Grinding (NSQF Level - 4)-New course
  39. Mechanic Motor Veichle (NSQF Level - 5)
  40. Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (NSQF Level - 5)
  41. Mechanic Mining Machinery (NSQF Level - 5)
  42. Mechanic Tractor (NSQF Level - 4)
  43. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  44. Mechanic Two and Three Wheeler (NSQF Level - 4)
  45. Operator Advanced Machine Tool (NSQF Level - 5)
  46. Painter (General) (NSQF Level - 5)
  47. Plastic Processing Operator (NSQF Level - 4)
  48. Plumber (NSQF Level - 4)
  49. Pump Operator cum Mechanic (NSQF Level - 4)
  50. Refractory Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  51. Rubber Technician (NSQF Level - 4)-New course
  52. Sheet Metal Worker (NSQF Level - 3)
  53. Solar Technician (Electrical) (NSQF Level - 4)
  54. Spinning Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  55. Stone Processing Machine Operator (NSQF Level - 4)
  56. Stone Mining Machine Operator (NSQF Level - 4)
  57. Surveyor (NSQF Level - 5)
  58. Tool & Die Maker (Dies & Moulds) (NSQF Level - 5)
  59. Tool & Die Maker (Press Tools, Jigs & Fixtures) (NSQF Level - 5)
  60. Technician Medical Electronics (NSQF Level - 5)
  61. Technician Mechatronics (NSQF Level - 5)
  62. Technician Power Electronics Systems (NSQF Level - 5)
  63. Textile Mechatronics (NSQF Level - 5)-New course
  64. Textile Wet Processing Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  65. Turner (NSQF Level - 5)
  66. Vessel Navigator (NSQF Level - 5)
  67. Welder (NSQF Level - 4)
  68. Welder (GMAW & GTAW) (NSQF Level - 3)
  69. Welder (Pipe) (NSQF Level - 3)
  70. Welder (Structural) (NSQF Level - 3)
  71. Welder (Fabrication & Fitting) (NSQF Level - 3)
  72. Welder (Welding & Inspection) (NSQF Level - 3)
  73. Weaving Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  74. Wireman (NSQF Level - 4)


There are 59 Non Engineering trades in ITI.These course are short term and 2 years courses. Some of the courses are most popular such as COPA, Basic cosmetology and Fashion Technology..,Those are listed below

  1. Agro Processing (NSQF Level - 4)
  2. Baker & Confectioner (NSQF Level - 4)
  3. Bamboo Works (NSQF Level - 3)
  4. Basic Cosmetology (NSQF Level - 4)
  5. Catering and Hospitality Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)
  6. Computer Aided Embroidery and Designing (NSQF Level - 4)
  7. Computer Hardware & Network Maintenance (NSQF Level - 4)
  8. Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)
  9. Dairying (NSQF Level - 4)
  10. Database System Assistant (NSQF Level - 5)
  11. Dental Laboratory Equipment Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  12. Desktop Publishing Operator (NSQF Level - 4)
  13. Digital Photographer (NSQF Level - 4)
  14. Dress Making (NSQF Level - 4)
  15. Driver cum Mechanic (LMV) (NSQF Level - 3)
  16. Early Childhood Educator (NSQF Level - 4)
  17. Fashion Design and Technology (NSQF Level - 4)
  18. Finance Executive (NSQF Level - 4)
  19. Fire Technology and Industrial Safety Management (NSQF Level - 4)
  20. Fireman (NSQF Level - 3)
  21. Floriculture and Landscaping (NSQF Level - 4)
  22. Food and Beverages Service Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)
  23. Food Beverage (NSQF Level - 4)
  24. Food Production (General) (NSQF Level - 4)
  25. Footwear Maker (NSQF Level - 3)
  26. Front Office Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)
  27. Fruits and Vegetables Processing (NSQF Level - 4)
  28. Geo-Informatics Assistant (NSQF Level - 5)
  29. Health Safety and Environment (NSQF Level - 4)
  30. Health Sanitory Inspector (NSQF Level - 4)
  31. Horticulture (NSQF Level - 4)
  32. Hospital Housekeeping (NSQF Level - 4)
  33. Housekeeper (NSQF Level - 4)
  34. Human Resource Executive (NSQF Level - 4)
  35. IoT Technician (Smart Agriculture) (NSQF Level - 4)
  36. IoT Technician (Smart City) (NSQF Level - 4)
  37. IoT Technician (Smart Healthcare) (NSQF Level - 4)
  38. Leather Goods Maker (NSQF Level - 3)
  39. Marketing Executive (NSQF Level - 4)
  40. Milk and Milk Product Technician (NSQF Level - 4)
  41. Multimedia Animation and Special Effects (NSQF Level - 4)
  42. Old Age Care (NSQF Level - 4)
  43. Photographer (NSQF Level - 4)
  44. Physiotherapy Technician (NSQF Level - 4)
  45. Radiology Technician (NSQF Level - 5)
  46. Remotely Piloted Aircraft-Drone Pilot (NSQF Level - 4)
  47. Secretarial Practice (English) (NSQF Level - 4)
  48. Sewing Technology (NSQF Level - 4)
  49. Smartphone Technician Cum App Tester (NSQF Level - 3)
  50. Software Testing Assitant (NSQF Level - 5)
  51. Soil Testing and Crop Technician (NSQF Level - 4)
  52. Spa Therapy (NSQF Level - 4)
  53. Stenographer Secretarial Assistant (English) (NSQF Level - 4)
  54. Stenographer Secretarial Assistant (Hindi)(NSQF Level - 4)
  55. Surface Ornamentation Techniques (Embroidery) (NSQF Level - 4)
  56. Tourist Guide (NSQF Level - 4)
  57. Travel and Tour Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)
  58. Video Cameraman (NSQF Level - 4)
  59. Weaving Technician for Silk and Woolen Fabrics (NSQF Level - 3)



There are 5 courses are available for Visually impaired candidates. Al the courses are l;isted below,

  1. Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (NSQF Level - 3)
  2. Cutting and Sewing (NSQF Level - 3)
  3. Desktop Publishing Operator (NSQF Level - 3)
  4. Hair and Skin Care (NSQF Level - 3)
  5. Metal Cutting Attendant (NSQF Level - 3)


Click: ITI Trades/Eligibility

Click:Best ITI courses


In general, ITI admission has conducted annually in India.

Minimum Qualification:AGE,EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION and others..,

  • 14th age attained candidate can apply
  • 8th Pass is a minimum qualification
  • 10th pass or fail,+2 and degree for a course also eligible to apply

  • Orphan,PH,State sports and Ex service men are considered as a special category
  • Women can join women quota or general quota at ITIs
  • MR - Mentally Retarder candidate can also apply based on the percentage of MR.Mostly MR candidate can avoid to join ITI. MR candidate can join special scheme and courses which are offered for Training to MR


Every year, ITI admission has been conducted for CTS training in India. A seperate admission process has conducted in all the states. State wise admission process conducted for NCVT certified courses and also SCVT certified ITI courses. There are 36 states and union territory has planned and conducted ITI admission in India. The below list of link has shown website portal for admission- state wise.

Click:ITI admission for girls>>


ITIs syllabus has framed in new curriculum and also Annual pattern from 2019 onwards. National Skill Qualification framework (NSQF) level followed and approved from NSQF. All the courses are approved from NSQF. Engineering trades and Non- Engineering trades both are encouraged by DGT under CTS-Craftsmen Training Scheme. Central Staff Training and Research Institute(CSTARI-CALCUTTA) web portal has published the ITIs syllabus for Engineering, Non-Engineering and also Visually impaired trainees. Trainees can download as a Pdf form from the above mentioned web portal. The detailed syllabus for ITIs courses as follows

  1. ITIs All trades -Trade theory & Practical
  2. Core skills-Employability skills-Common fore all trades
  3. Workshop calculation and Science-First year and Second Years syllabus
  4. Engineering Drawing- First year and Second Years syllabus.
Click:All trades syllabus>>>


  • 1. Apprenticeship Training with stipend upto 12500/= per month (based on CPI-Consumer Price Index)
  • 2. Permanent jobs in GOVT,Private and MNC companies.
  • 3. Entrepreneurship loan availability in various scheme.
  • 4. CITS-Craftsmen Instructor training
  • 5. NIELIT O' level examinations
  • 6. Foreign jobs.
Click to know:more benefits>>>

FAQ-ITI courses

☆What is ITI?.

Industrial Training Institute is called in short as ITI. This is a training center has provided training in Engineering and Non-Engineering courses in the name of Craftsmen Training Scheme.

☆How many years of ITI courses?

There are different stream of ITI courses are followed in ITI. Those are 6 months short term courses, 1 year courses and 2 years Long term courses. Hence, Skill training courses is also available in 3 months duration or a specific area of training such as Mechanical, Welder..,

☆How much salary can get after ITI pass?

There is a huge no. of career opportunities are available after completing ITI courses. The minimum salary of 7,500 rupees per month to 20,000 per month and above as a fresher.

☆What is ITI Apprenticeship training?

ITI APPRENTICESHIP training is an one year training after completing ITI courses.

There are a huge number of job opprtunities are awaiting in Apprenticeship through central Government Apprenticeship. NAPS portal is the Apprenticeship registration place for all.

☆Can I eligible to apply ALP in Railway, Technician post in DRDO and Techincian post in NAVY after ITI pass?.

Yes, You can apply for ALP in Railway,

ALP, DRDO and NAVY jobs with ITI certificates. But, Some few courses only has been giving chances for these type of Jobs.

☆How much fees to join ITI courses?

In General, Government ITI fees is less than Private ITI(due to maintenance cost, Infrastructure and Staff salary). Government ITI courses fees 200 rupees to 4000 rupees per course on the other side of Private ITI has charged 15,000 to 50,000 based on ITI.

☆How can I join a ITI course?.

If you are completed 8th standard and studied more. You can Join ITI courses in your nearest Government and Private ITI.

☆Can I join higher studies after ITI pass?

Yes, You can join higher studies with certain conditions. Those are ITI with NIOS certificate or a particular Engineering course in ITI can join higher studies.