ITI Courses Fee Structure
The ITI courses fee is generally less than the engineering courses. The fee for these courses ranges from ₹ 1000 to ₹ 9000 for engineering trades and ₹ 3,500 to ₹ 7000 for non-engineering courses. Candidates are required to pay an additional fee for hostel accommodation. The fee in government and private colleges is different. Reserved category candidates might get concession in the fee. There is also a provision for paying the fee in instalments.
The selection for the ITI admission can be done on the basis of class XII marks as well as an entrance exam. If it is done through the former way, a merit list will be published for admission to various courses at different institutes in the state. If the entrance exam is conducted, candidates have to appear in the test and the merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance.
ITI Seat Reservations
Seats at every ITI are reserved for the underprivileged section of society.
- Seats are reserved for the students belonging to SC, ST, or OBC categories as per their percentage in the state’s or territory’s population.
- 25% of seats are reserved for female candidates.
- 3% reservation is offered for physically challenged persons.
- 10% reservation for dependents of Armed Forces personnel under four categories – children/widow of deceased/disabled ex-servicemen, children of ex-servicemen, children of those still on service, and ex-servicemen.
Candidates can choose from the following ITI courses:
- Craftsman Mechanic
- Tools and Die Maker
- Computer operator
- Data Entry Operator
- Computer Hardware and Network Maintenance
- Mobile Phone Mechanic
- Hospitality Management
The list of ITI courses is long with a total of 130 courses. You can check out the institute’s prospectus for detailed information. With a large number of long-term and short-term vocational courses, ITIs offer a vast range of opportunities for students.
ITI Counselling Process
Some states also conduct the counselling process for ITI admissions. The counselling is done via both online and offline mode. Those who are shortlisted through the entrance exam are required to appear for the counselling process. Seats will be allotted based on the rank of the candidates. The final seat allotment will be done after document verification. Candidates are required to carry the following documents during the counselling process:
- Passport size photograph
- Class 8th mark sheet and certificate
- Class 10th mark sheet and certificate
- Transfer certificate
- Migration certificate
- Domicile certificate
- Category certificate (if applicable)
ITI Admission 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
ITI entrance examination is conducted for admission to vocational engineering and non-engineering courses. Here are the FAQs related to the ITI admissions:
Question: Is there an entrance exam for ITI admission?
In some states, the entrance exam is conducted while in others admission is done on a merit basis.
Question: What is the minimum age limit for the ITI courses?
The minimum age limit is 14 years.
Question: What is the upper age limit for the ITI courses?
The upper age limit is 40 years and for some states, there is no upper age limit.
Question: What is the mode of application?
The mode of application is online.
Question: Do I need to upload any documents while filling the application form?
Yes, you need to upload the scanned images of your passport size photograph and signature.
Question: Will there be any correction facility in the application form?
Question: What will be the mode of application fee payment?
Online as well as offline.
ITI admission 2021 will tentatively begin in June/ July. For more updates related to the admission process, check out the frequently asked questions section here.