ITI to Diploma Admission

Have you completed ITI training? Are you looking forward to study a relevant Diploma course? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, you’ll be reading about ITI to Diploma admission process and application process.


ITI to Diploma


ITI courses are job oriented. But there also exists other better courses. Diploma is one such better professional course.


Joining Diploma course after completing ITI training makes a lot of sense. It is an advanced course and will provide you more knowledge about your chosen field. It will also help you land better jobs, improve the ‘weight’ and value of your CV.


Students who have completed 2 years long ITI courses are eligible to make ITI to Diploma switch (after they successfully complete ITI training). Read on to know more about the process, admission and application process.


There are two types of ITI courses –

  1. Engineering trades
  2. Non-engineering trades


Students who complete 2 years long Engineering ITI trade may then apply for admission into relevant Diploma Engineering program. Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Computer Science etc are some such relevant Diploma Engineering programs.


ITI to Diploma admission process (direct admission into 2nd year)

First of all, a student must have completed 2 years long Engineering trade from a recognized ITI. Candidates must have appeared for All India Trade Test (AITT) and must hold National Trade Certificate (NTC).


Eligible candidates may then take part in the admission process (ITI to Diploma) and secure admission directly into the second year of Diploma course. Typical Diploma in Engineering course is 3 years long. ITI to Diploma candidates will gain direct entry into the second year.


After securing direct entry into the second year, students will have to see off remaining 2 years (4 semesters) of Diploma course. After completing this course, they’ll earn Diploma certificate!


How to secure admission?

ITI to Diploma admission is usually overseen by Technical Education admission committee/board. Names of such committees/boards may vary from one state to another – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, UP, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Orissa etc.


Admission process is merit based. Students’ performance in ITI training is taken into consideration and seats and allotted to deserving candidates.


How to apply for ITI to Diploma admission?

Application process is online. Interested candidates may refer relevant State’s technical education board website and apply online.


Date of applying

Date usually varies from one state to another. Advertisements about admissions are usually put up by the admission committee. Readers must keep an eye on official website of the admission committee.

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