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Government begins star rating of industrial training institutes

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has begun grading the industrial training institutes across the country by giving them star ratings based on their facilities, performance and placement record.More than 3,500 ITIs out of over 13,000 have already been graded, with the best performers qualifying for the five-star rating.Read More

PMO directs skills ministry to open 7,000 ITIs in one year

The govt's objective is to double the capacity of 13,105 ITIs, which now collectively train 1.86 million students.The Prime Minister's Office has directed skills ministry officials to open within one year 7,000 new industrial training institutes (ITIs), or nearly half the number of all existing ITIs opened in India across six decadesRead More

ITI students to get class 10th and 12th equivalent certificates

The certificates that are issued to ITI pass-outs will be acknowledged by NCERT, CBSE, AICTE, UGC, AIU and state education boards. These students will get admission to the institutes that are recognised by these boards; the move will benefit 1.5 million students every year. With this, ITI students will have the opportunity to move up the education ladder every year by pursuing higher education and improving their chances to land better jobs.Read More