Education is the basic right to all the people of this world. In fact, it should be! Because no nation has developed without the education in past and also in the future, there has no chance of development without the education. However, A country like India, who has a huge amount of population, they must need to be educated to develop their country along with the other countries. Well, the Indian government is so aware of this matter. That’s why they found many institutions like ITI. We can understand that ITI is a short form of something. But what does it stand for? Mainly, ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute.
Full Information of ITI
ITI is a government training institute which provides training both engineering and non-engineering technical fields. It provides training in so many different fields such as Computer Hardware, Electrical, Mechanical, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Welding, Plumbing, Fitter, Carpentry etc. This institute is mainly founded to instruct technical knowledge to students who have just passed 10th standard and want to gain some technical knowledge instead of continuing the higher studies.
The objective of establishing ITI was to provide technical manpower to the rapidly growing industrial sector. The courses provided in the ITI are designed to instruct the skills in a trade. The students are required to undergo a practical training in his or her trade in an industry for one or two years after successfully completing the course. The practical training is mandatory to appear for the National Council of Vocational Training (NVCT) certificate. There are some branches of ITI in the major cities of every state of India like Gujarat, Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh etc.
Eligibility Criteria to get admission in ITI
- The postulant need to pass 10th standard from any recognized board. Or any other examination that recognizes 10th standard.
- The age of postulant have to be between 14 to 40 years at the admission time.
- The postulant have to secure a minimum of 35% number in the 10th standard exam.
Advantages And Other Abbreviations Of ITI
One can opt for higher studies like diploma in engineering after completing the engineering trading course in ITI if he or she wants. There are also specialized short-term courses for certain trades which are offered in Advanced Training Institutes (ATI).
Electronic mechanic trade graduates can find opportunities in Information technology firms and in the manufacturing units of electronics equipment. Opportunities for fitters are immense in onshore and offshore areas such as oil and gas, factories, shipyards etc.
The job opportunities are also available in government organizations like Railways, Telecom, Indian Army, Airforce, Indian Navy and paramilitary forces like BSF (Border Security Force) etc. ITI passed out postulant also can start their own garage, winding shops, fabrication shops to be self-employed.
Although, ITI mainly stands for Industrial Training Institute. But there are some more full forms of ITI.
*ITI: Indian Telephone Industries
*ITI: Inspection and Test Instruction
*ITI: Interactive Terminal Interface