ITI - Industrial Training Institute
ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute. It is a government training organization that provides education related to industries to high school students, and some trades can also be practiced following the 8th standard.
Categorically, industrial training institutes are established to provide technical education to students who have recently passed the 10th standard and want to acquire some technical understanding more willingly than higher education.
The Industrial Training Institutes are established by the DGET (Directorate-General for Employment and Training), the Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, and the Union Government to offer training in multiple trades.
Many ITIs are located in India, both Governmental and private that provide technical and vocational training to students. The aspirants have to appear for the All-India Trade Test (AITT). After the National Trade Certificate (NTC) is issued to qualified candidates. According to the recent records, 12,000 ITIs are located in all the states and union territories of India. 2,400 Institutes are directed by the Central or state government and 9,600 are private. 6 of these organizations provide specific coaching students that are visually impaired and 3 organizations teach students with special needs. The training is offered for 130 trades that include 80 engineering and 50 non-engineering trades.
The primary target of an ITI is to train its candidates for the industry and to make them ready for work. ITI also conducts apprenticeship courses to make this practicable.
Eligibility Criteria for ITI
The qualification demands vary from course to course. Following are some of the basic necessities for the course:
ITI Examination Pattern and Syllabus
Pattern for Entrance test: The test includes 100 multiple choice questions that have to be done within the time limit of 3 hours. The questions are framed from the following sections-
The entrance test is usually organized in the month of August in all the states. Some states also organize the exam two times a year - in April and August. The results for exams held in August are usually declared in the month of September.
Best ITI courses
The majority of the students get government and private jobs after the accomplishments of their studies. Students can opt as per their education. Following we are mentioning some of the best courses that are offered by ITIs:
The electrician is very known Trade in the ITI course and usually, every student is completely aware regarding this trade. The electrician trade offers a better opportunity to acquire government and private jobs quickly and this is the reason why students recently passed out from the school run towards the electrician.
The plumber trade is the most crucial ITI trade for the students due to the larger number of government jobs specifically on the railways and also the worth of plumber trade in the private sector can't be neglected. It also creates an opportunity for self-employment and independent business.
Fitter is the supreme in ITI courses and holds a unique position in the list of courses offered by ITI.
Carpenter ITI trade is one of the most essential courses provided and can be opted by the students just after they pass their 10th grade.
Many types of Welder trades are there. Under this, you will get training in gad welding, arc welding, and a lot more.
6. Tool and Die Maker
The training period for the Tool and Die maker trade course is for one year only.
Turner trade is the most preferred trade course of the students. The requirements for this course are higher in the railway department. The training period of this trading course is 2 years.
The machinist course is the best diploma course for 10th-grade students and opens the door to many governments and private jobs.
Moulder diploma course provides a good opportunity for employment to the students. The training period for this trade is only 2 years and can be done after the completion of the 10th standard.
10. Interior designing
There is a huge demand for Interior designing in today's modern era due to the continuous opening of shopping malls and shop day after day.
11. Cutting and Sewing
Cutting and sewing are the choicest trade for women. Furthermore, girls can obtain employment in ready-made clothes-producing companies.
12. Computer Operator
The computer operator course from all courses of ITI is considered as the best one and this is because generally, all the students from this branch can get jobs in various private companies.
13. Network technician
The course of network technician is usually not available in all the ITIs centers as it is a very new and trendy course. If we start talking about the career perspective of this course then it is very great. In the current market, there is a very good opportunity for diploma holders from the Network technician ITI trade.
14. Hair and skin care
In this modern era, hair, beauty parlor as well as dressing work is very famous. For any family function or party or any other celebration, most women or girls usually visit the nearest beauty parlor to get done cutting and makeup. Therefore, the demand for Hair and Skin Care ITI course is very popular nowadays.
15. Food Beverage
As we can look at the modern trend in food eating habits, we can say that Foord Beverage course is the most significant ITI course for everyone who is looking to pursue an ITI course. After getting this course done, one can easily get a job offer from a food manufacturing company in the private sector.
16. Instrument Mechanic
We can see that now demand for the instrument mechanic degree and diploma holders is increasing rapidly. Many companies from the private sector hireinstrument mechanic course holders with a very good salary and also give some very rich facilities.
17. Mechanic Diesel
A mechanic diesel or even we can say diesel mechanic ITI course is considered as the best alternative choice for the students who have only passed 8th standard.
Duration of course: Students can get done with Mechanic diesel ITI course only in one year from their nearest ITI center.
18. Architectural Draughtsman ship
Architectural Draughtsman ship ITI course is considered as the full-time diploma course and that's why it's very popular among the choices of ITI courses.
Painter ITI course is one of the classic choices of courses among all the students looking to pursue an ITI course. As of now, this course is very popular and has very high demand because of high vacancies available for this course, students even seeing a bright career in this course.
20. Travel and Tour Assistant
As the tourism sector is growing in India day by day, the demand for Travel and Tour assistants is increasing. Therefore, the ITI course for Travel and Tour Assistant has been so popular these days.
Indian Government has been providing many facilities to the students who are pursuing Travel and Tour Assistant ITI course so that they can enhance their learning and knowledge towards the tour and tourism industry.
Firemen ITI course is the classical and most popular choice among students opting for ITIs. This is because after completing this course one can easily get a job (in the public sector as well as in the private sector).
22. Sheet metal worker
A student holding the sheet metal worker ITI course does the task or work related to metal-like materials.
23. Radio and TV mechanic
We can clearly see that the demand for Radio and TV mechanic ITI course is very less as compared to many other ITI courses but that doesn't mean there is no job for radio and TV mechanic.
24. Laboratory Assistant
If we look at the government sector jobs, the demands for laboratory assistants are very high as compare to any other vacancies.
25. Spa therapy
If we can look around when we visit markets, we will find out that Spa and massage therapy business is growing and going so well these days. Many people now want to open a massage shop or salon by observing the current scenario.
26. Draughtsman Mechanical
Basically, the actual work of a student holding Draughtsman Mechanical ITI course is to draw designs for various machines.
27. Dental Laboratory Equipment Technician
There is a good number of opportunities in the market for Dental Laboratory Equipment Technician diploma holders these days. But the reason behind the less popularity of this course is that this course is usually not available in every ITI center and there is very little chance that you will get this course nearby you.
28. Food and Beverage processing
Since the current food and beverage market is changing day over day and that's why the demand for students pursuing Food and Beverage processing ITI course is increasing in private sector companies.
29. Computer Hardware and Networking
As the IT industry is booming in the current scenario, we can say Computer Hardware and Networking ITI course is one of the best ITI courses available. Students who are pursuing this course can easily get jobs in various private sector companies after completing their Diploma.
30. Marine Engine Fitter
This ITI course is the most suitable course for students who want to make their career as marine engine fitter.
The scope of the Wireman ITI course is very good and that's why students pursuing this course can expect a bright future after completing it. There are very good chances that one can easily get a government job who is holding a wireman diploma.
32. Rubber Technician
As per the current market scenario, the Rubber Technician ITI course is one of the major ITI courses which are in high demand in India. Many ITI institutes in Delhi, which are providing this course and also not only in Delhi, you can visit the nearest ITI institute to check if it is available and then you can enroll there too.
33. Escalator Mechanic
For the students who just got past matriculation, the job role of lift mechanic or escalator mechanic is a very good option for them. Mostly in the real estate industry, there are many job opportunities available for students who are holding escalator mechanic diplomas.
The stenography ITI course is considered the best course to get into government jobs or jobs in the news channel. One can easily get into government jobs after completing this course.
35. Tractor Mechanic
As the tractor market is also growing day over day, the demand for Tractor mechanic ITI courses is also increasing rapidly.
36. Mining Machinery Mechanic
All the mining industries in India search for the mechanic for their mining machines. For students who want to make their career in the mining field, the course of Mining Machinery Mechanic is very good for them.
Surveyor ITI course is one of the best diploma courses available in ITI institutes of India as per today's raising demand for surveyors. But the catch here is that this course is only available to very few ITI institutes and therefore it is very difficult for one to get enrolled in this course.
Other than the government ITI institutes, many private institutes also provide the AutoCAD course to all the interested students. ITI institutes also provide the ITI training course for AutoCAD and one can get the certificate after completing this course.
39. Welding gas and Electric
This is one of the ITI course options available for the 8th standard passed students. Job advantages and opportunities after completing the Welding gas and Electric ITI course are very high as compared to many other ITI courses.
40. Fashion design and technology
There is no doubt that the demands of fashion designers are very high these days and therefore the demand for Fashion design and technology ITI course is very high. As we can even guess that, the cost of pursuing this course is very high but at the same time after doing this course you can be a fashion designer.
In the terms of career perspective, the Electroplater ITI course is a very good choice for all the youngsters who are looking to make a career in it. In this course, as the name suggests, you will be taught about all types of coating such as gold coating, nickel coating, silver coating, etc.
42. Digital Photography
If we look at the current market scenario, the digital photography ITI course should be considered as one of the best ITI courses. This is because the demand for students who are digital photographers (having a digital photography diploma) is very high now.
43. Civil Draughtsman
We have already discussed a couple of draughtsman courses offer by ITI across India. Well, now we have one more draughtsman course i.e., Civil draughtsman ITI course.
44. Secretarial practice
Nowadays many students love to go for this course to get good knowledge about computers but this course is not available at all the ITIs.
45. Painter general
In this course, students were taught about how they can paint materials from both the inner side and outer side. One can opt for a job in the private sector or can go for the establishment of their own business after completing this course.