Courses also available to Class 10-failed candidates
Geetanjali Minhas | July 16, 2021 | Mumbai
Maharashtra has launched online admissions for 91 courses that candidates can choose for skills training so they are ready to take up jobs.
Minister of state for skill development, employment and entrepreneurship Nawab Malik initiated the process on Thursday – World Youth Skills Day.
Skills training will be provided by 417 government and 549 private industrial training institutes (ITIs). For the 2021 session, 92,000 seats are open in government ITIs and 44,000 seats are available in private ITIs. Out of the 91 business courses, 80 courses are available for candidates who have passed Class 10 and 11 courses are open for candidates to candidates who have passed Class 10 or even those who have failed.
Launching the admission process at the office of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training, Malik said, “Results of class 10 of all boards of education is expected soon. Detailed admission schedule will be published by the directorate after results of Class 10 are declared. Until then online admission form is being made available from today to get the required documents for confirmation of admission as well as sufficient time to fill the admission form. Unsuccessful students are also being given opportunity in 11 courses so that they can stand on their own feet by getting skill training.”
Immediately at the start of admissions 15 candidates applied online for admissions at the website of the Directorate at https://admission.dvet.gov.in
Malik said that every taluka will have at least one government ITI. 358 talukas will have 417 government ITIs including 61 institutions for tribals in tribal areas, 4 higher institutions for children of scheduled castes and neo-Buddhists, 2 independent institutions for minorities and 43 separate units in government ITMs out of which 15 are for women and 28 tribal ashram schools.
Senior officials from skills development department, vocational education and training, ITI, principals, teachers and staff were also present.
Interested candidates can get information on admission process, rules, procedures, required documents, relevant government decisions, schemes, list of organizations offering course, access to qualifications, etc on https://admission.dvet.gov.in. Candidates can also register objections, fill up alternative forms, pay admission application fee online etc. Payment can also be made through Maha ITI Mobile App.
Maharashtra is the first state in the country to process admissions in government ITIs in 2013 and in private ITIs in 2015 through a central online system. Due to an MoU between the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training and the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education information of all candidates has been made available to the directorate by the board (auto populate).
Candidates are not required to go to any ITI for examination of certificates, payment of admission application fee and confirmation of admission application. Admission process will be carried out in accordance with the prescribed admission rules and procedures by preparing a general merit list on the basis of the marks issued by the concerned boards and marks prescribed as per admission rules without taking common entrance test for ITI admission.
Candidates who have appeared for class 10 examination through other boards have to mention all their details in the admission form.
Scholarship from apprenticeship scheme
One lakh seats for apprentice candidates in about 11,000 industrial establishments in the will be provided under the scheme. Candidates are given scholarship during the training period according to central government sanctioned rates.
Candidates who have passed Class 10 will be given the equivalent of Class 12 if they pass the examination in 2 language subjects prescribed by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education after completing the training in the business course for a period of 2 years from ITI.
Candidates who have failed Class 10 are required to pass the examination in 2 language subjects prescribed by the MSBSHSE. After completing 2 years training in ITI he or she will be given the equivalent of Class X. Candidates who want to pursue higher education after completing training in ITIs are given direct admission in the second class of the diploma course.
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