Industrial training institute
A person who have passed ITI with an engineering trade and is also possessing AITT with NCVT in an engineering trade can be recognised as an well qualified Mechanical or Electrical Engineer as the case might be. It is equivalent to diploma in engineering (mechanical or electrical).
Industrial Training Institutes & Industrial Training Centers are training institute or can be called a jr. polytechnic institute which provide training in technical field and constituted under Directorate General of Employment & Training (DGET), Ministry of Labour & Employment, Union Government of India.
Opportunities after ITI
People of electrician trade can go for higher studies like diploma in engineering. There are also specialised short term courses in Advanced Training Institute (ATI) which enhances the skills of candidates. ITI qualified persons can set up their own garage, motor/generator/transformer winding shops or fabrication shops depending upon trade opted. Also candidates can apply for jobs in private sector and public sectors. Government organisations like Indian Army, Railway, Rseb, Navy, Airforce and also paramilitary forces like BSF, CRPF provide opportunities for ITI passed candidates of different trades.
Access to COE, ITIs
Eligibility criteria for admission is same as an ITI.
- The objective of the scheme is to upgrade the existing 400 ITIs into “Centers of Excellence (CoE)” for producing multi skilled workforce of world standard.
- The highlights of the scheme are introduction of multiskilling courses (BBBT- Broad Based Basic Training ) of one-year duration, followed by Advanced/Specialized Modular courses subsequently by adopting industry wise cluster approach, multi entry and multi exit provisions, and Public-Private-Partnership in the form of Institute Management Committees (IMCs) to ensure greater & active involvement of industry in all aspects of training.
Criteria of selection of ITI
The identification of ITIs within a State/UT is to be done by the State/UT Government, keeping in view the following guidelines:
- A cluster of specific category of industry like Information Technology, Electronics, Electrical, Automobile, Chemical, Fabrication etc. should preferably be available in the surrounding areas of the selected ITIs
- Academic, administrative, financial and management autonomy will have to be provided to the selected ITIs for upgradation as Centres of Excellence.
- The selected ITI should have constituted/ constitute Institute Management Committees in order to create a public-private partnership model for implementing the scheme.
- The selected ITI should have proper surroundings, sufficient area for landscaping, well constructed buildings with adequate space for additions/alterations and other infrastructural facilities. The institte should be well connected by road / railway station.
- States are required to sign an MOU with Central Government before funds are released. Detailed guidelines have been issued in this regard
Industrial Training in Engineering
In Engineering third year Indian students are advised to go for a practical industrial training at various Companies and Organizations.
- "Armed with technical edge, poor students land a job". The Times of India. 12 September 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
Pramod Ramesh Pansare Student of Electrician GOVERNMENT ITI, MALEGAON BK