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CAP with five rounds for ITIs in state set in motion

PUBLISH DATE 22nd June 2017

The Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) across the state will begin on June 19.

The official website for ITI admissions http:www.admission.dvet.gov.in is now active.

“There will be five rounds of the admission process, which will end on August 31,“ the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) has announced.. Interestingly , all technical institutes in the state started providing free counselling for an hour to the aspirants throughout the week from June 21.

Prof D S Jadhav, vice-principal of Government ITI Nashik, said that all technical institutes would provide free counselling to those interested in pursuing industrial training.

“The counselling will be held from 10 am to 11 am daily , even on Sundays between June 21 and July 1. This will help students, especially those from rural areas, to get information about our courses,“ said Jadhav.

The ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship has taken keen interest in developing ITIs across the country , as a result of which many institutes have additional and interesting trades this year.

Nashik division has over 25,000 seats in 31 trends. The ITI is preferred by students as the courses promise jobs in industries. “Realising that skill development is key to promoting employability and economic growth, technical institutes across the state have taken it as a mission to promote vocational trades,“ said Jadhav.

Each tehsil and many rural and tribal dominated remote areas also have technical training institutes, which could benefit a lot to rural students, he said. “Our main focus is on rural students,“ he added.

In Maharashtra, of the toatal 1,33,038 seats, the number of seats in government ITIs is 91,406, whereas, private ITIs have as many as 42,406 seats.