Online applications for admission to the Industrial Training Institutes operated by the Government of Kerala could be submitted until 5:00 p.m. on July 30th.
Classes begin August 1st. Those who successfully complete the training and pass the exam at the national level are awarded the E-National Trade Certificate (e-NTC).
A fee of Rs 100 must be paid at the time of application. Applicants can find details in the prospectus on the website. (https://itiadmissions.kerala.gov.in and https://det.kerala.gov.in.)
The ranking will be published on August 6th at 3pm.
Skilled trades courses in various trades are offered by two posts at the state IITs in Kerala.
1) The National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and
2) The Kerala State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT).
These bodies provide the vocational curricula.
NCVT trading rates
Of the 104 state-owned ITIs in the state, 94 institutes provide training in NCVT-approved trades. Few trading courses are offered in each ITI center.
There are 70 trades in total, which are further divided into four sections.
A) Non-Metric (Engineering): Anyone who has passed or failed class 10 can apply. The wire worker and painter (general) courses each last two years. There is also one-year training in eight trades, including welder and carpenter.
B) Non-Metric (Non-Engineering): Those who have passed or failed Class 10 can apply for this year-long course. Tailoring is a part of this craft.
C) Metric (Engineering): Applicants should have passed Grade 10 with the core subjects Science and Mathematics. There are two-year vocational training courses such as instrument mechanics, draftsmen, refrigerator and air conditioning technicians and locksmiths. There are also year-long courses such as auto electrics and electronic mechanics, interior design and decoration.
D) Metric (Non-Engineering): This category includes 22 one-year specialized courses such as tourist guides, dairy, horticulture, secretarial practice (English), multimedia animation and special effects.
Applicants should be over the age of 14 as of August 1, 2022. There is no upper age limit for the application. The selection is made by converting the marks obtained by the candidates in the proficiency test using a unique formula. There is no admission test.
Mercy marks would be awarded to those with additional qualifications. In addition, 10 marks would be given as a gift of grace for the students who belong to 24 backward blocks. In addition, a reservation is possible according to the guidelines of the government. A stipend of up to Rs 120 would be awarded based on 50% of earnings.
SCVT trading rates
The SCVT offers training in 13 professions through 16 ITIs.
The job categories and course durations are:
1. Non-Metric (Engineering) of three professions with one year course duration.
2. Non-Metric (Non-Engineering) of a profession with 6-month course duration.
3. Metric (Engineering) of three professions with a one-year study duration.
4. Metric (Engineering) of five professions with two-year study duration.
5. Metric (non-engineering) for a one-year course occupation.
The working hours at the ITIs are not like those at the regular educational or training institutes. Classes are held in two shifts from Monday to Saturday. The first shift starts at 7:50 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m., while the second shift runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:10 p.m.
As these training centers are directly operated by the Kerala Government, the students receive the State Trade Certificate from the SCVT. Meanwhile, the Public Service Commission accepts the State Certificate as equivalent to the National Trade Certificate for government/quasi-government/public company appointments.
The criteria, including the last application date, are similar to the NCVT guidelines above.