- Craftsman Training Scheme [CTS] is a main / foundation scheme of all ITIs.
Various trades of various durations like COPA, Data Entry
Operator, Electronics, Turner, Fitter, Welder, Machinist, etc. are running under this scheme.
- To provide
semi-skilled/skilled workers to industry by systematic training to school
- To reduce
unemployment among educated youth by equipping them with suitable skills for
Salient Features :
Training is imparted in 20 engineering and 9 non-engineering trades.
The period of training for various trades varies from six months to three
years and the entry qualification varies from 8th to 12th class pass,
depending on the requirements of training in different trades.
The trades are affiliated to
Director General of Employment & Training (DGET) as per the norms.
Trade training is conducted as per the curriculum prescribed by
National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).
The admission to the new courses are made in the month of August every year.
The trainees after competition of the training period are required to appear
in the All India Trade Test conducted under the aegis of
National Council for Vocational Training. The successful trainees are
awarded National Trade Certificate which has been recognized by Govt. of
India, all State Governments and public/private industrial establishments
for the purpose of recruitment to various posts and services.
About 70% of the training period is allotted to practical training and the
rest to theoretical training relating to Trade theory, Workshop Calculation
& Science, Engineering Drawing, Social Studies including environmental
science & family welfare.
Training is provided almost free of cost. Trainees are also provided with
library, sports and medical facilities.
Syllabi of various trades are periodically revised to keep pace with
changing technology in industry.
Seats are reserved for various categories as directed by Govt. of
Maharashtra. There is parallel reservation for Physical Handicapped, Project
Affected, Ladies, etc.
Admission Process :
AGE : The
candidates of 14 - 40 years of age as on date of start of admission session
are eligible for admission.
academic qualification prescribed for the trade varies from class VIII pass
to Class XII pass depending upon the trade. The trade vise prescribed
qualification are given in prospectus with admission form.
OF SEATS : As per norms of Govt. of Maharashtra
PROFORMA : It is provided with Admission form.
ADMISSION : Admission process starts on next day of SSC result
declaration. Form sale and submission process is continued for approx 10
Session starts from 1st August every year.
Trade Testing And
Trade Tests are conducted by the DGET, under the aegis of the National Council
for Vocational Training in July and January every year for various examinations,
Schedule of Exams.
The trainees of
affiliated Institutes/ trades and eligible private candidates appears in
the trade tests. National Trade Certificates are awarded to the
successful candidates. For details, please see
Eligibility to appear in All India Trade Test.
certificate is a recognised qualification for recruitment to relevant posts and
services in Central/State Government establishments as well as in private &
corporate sectors and industries.