Kerala ITI Admission 2021 - Eligibility, Admission Process, Merit List, and Counselling

Kerala ITI Admission

The Industrial Training Department of Government of Kerala conducts the Kerala ITI admission process for admission to Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the state. By participating in the admission process, candidates can get admission into various engineering and non-engineering courses offered by different private and government institutes. The admission is done directly based on the merit prepared after considering marks obtained in the qualifying exam. There is no entrance exam. For details on eligibility, application process, counselling, merit list, and more, check out the article here on Kerala ITI admission 2021.

Latest Update: The online application process for the Kerala ITI admission 2021 has started from 26th August onwards. The last date for application submission is 14th September 2021.

Kerala ITI 2021 Admission - Overview

Admission Name

Kerala ITI Admission 2021

Admission Conducting Body

Industrial Training Department, Government of Kerala

Official Website

Admission Level

State Level

Admission Type


Total Number of Trades


Application Mode



Email ID: [email protected]


Tel: 0471-2303856, 0471-2301274, 0471-2309229

Kerala ITI Admission 2021 Important Dates


Important Dates

Application process begins

26th August 2021

Application process ends

14th September 2021

Release of Provisional Merit List

20th September 2021

Choice filling process begins

4th week of September 2021

Counselling/ Seat allotment

October 2021

Commencement of course

1st week of November 2021

Kerala ITI Admission 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

No entrance exam is conducted for the Kerala ITI admission. Thus, there is no information for the exam patterns and syllabus section.

Kerala ITI Admission 2021 Eligibility

Nationality and Domicile

Must be an Indian citizen with the domicile of Kerala state.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit for ITI admission must be 14 years. There is no upper age limit.


Must have passed class 8th/ 10th or 12th (as per the trades opted) from a recognised board with minimum 35% marks in the final examination.

Kerala ITI Admission 2021 Application Process

Candidates are required to submit the applications for Kerala ITI 2021 admission through online mode. The application form is available on the official website. Candidates need to fill only a single application form even for multiple trades. Here are the steps to be followed for filling the application form:

Keep the scanned images of passport size photographs and signatures ready in the prescribed format.

Steps for Filling the Kerala ITI Application Form

  • Visit the official website at
  • Click on the ‘Apply Now’ option under the ‘ITI Admissions 2021’ menu.
  • Click again on the link for the application.
  • The application form will appear on the screen. Fill in the required details for completing the registration process.
  • After successful registration, log in again using the credentials to complete the application process.
  • Provide the remaining personal details, educational qualifications, address details, ITI trades preference, etc.
  • Upload the scanned images and make the application fee payment.
  • After successful fee payment, take a print of the completed application form.

Note: There is no need to send the printed copy of the application form to the exam conducting authority.

Application Fee

The application fee is to be submitted online using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking. The application fee is non-transferable and non-refundable under all circumstances. The fee details are as under:


Application Fee


₹ 100/-

Other Details

Kerala ITI 2021 Admission Merit List

The merit list for Kerala ITI admission can be checked at the official website. The merit list for the 2021 admission process will be released in September 2021. The list is prepared based on the marks secured by the candidates in the qualifying exam. Those who make it to the merit list must participate in the counselling process to complete the admission.

Kerala ITI 2021 - Counselling Process

The counselling process for Kerala ITI 2021 will be organised online tentatively in October 2021. It is mandatory for candidates to participate in the counselling process as per the prescribed schedule in order to secure a seat in ITI. Candidates are required to fill the choices for trades and ITIs. Seat allotment will be done based on the merit rank and choices filled by the candidate. Candidates are then required to report at the allotted college for document verification and other admission formalities. The candidature of those who failed to participate in the counselling process will be cancelled.

Documents Required for Verification

Candidates must carry the following documents (in original) at the time of counselling:

  • Passport size photographs
  • ID proof
  • 8th/ 10th/ 12th mark sheet
  • School leaving certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical certificate

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: Can I submit the application form through offline mode?

No. The applications are to be submitted only through the online mode.

Question 2: Can I apply for multiple trades and multiple institutes?

Yes. and, you need to apply only through a single form. Multiple forms will be rejected.

Question 3: My class 10th result is awaited. Am I eligible to apply?


Question 4: What will be the duration of the ITI course?

The duration of the ITI course will be one or two years.

Question 5: When will the counselling process begin?

The counselling process will begin tentatively in October 2021. The actual schedule will be released later on the official website.