A sessional year in the ITI consists of 52 weeks and commences in the first week of July and ends in the month of June of the subsequent year.
The ITIs function in two shifts as per the following timings:
- Ist shift: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. including ½ hour lunch break
- IInd shift: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. including ½ hour lunch break
Total training hours : 40 hours per week
Total training hours for NSQF Compliant Syllabus per week as per respective Trade Syllabus:
- Practical: 25/28/30/32 hours
- Theoretical Subjects and Extra Curricular Activity: 15/12/10/08 hours
Leaves Admissible to Trainees:
- Casual leave: Casual leave of 12 days per year subject to a maximum of 10 days at a time.
- Medical leave: Medical leave of 15 days in case of illness duly supported by medical documents from registered medical practitioner. A further period not exceeding 3 weeks for one-year trade course and 6 weeks for 2-year trade courses shall be granted in continuation or in addition to 15 days absence on medical grounds.
- Special leave: Special leave on private affairs shall be allowed to a trainee up to 10 days. However, this limit can be extended to 15 days or 30 days if supported by proper justification and subject to the satisfaction of the Head of the Institute on the basis of genuine reasons. No scholarship will be admissible during the period of special leave to a trainee who is a scholarship holder.
A trainee found guilty of unsatisfactory progress in training, or having less than 80% attendance at any time during the course of training or indulging in acts of indiscipline and misconduct shall be discharged from the institute. If any investigations of allegations against a trainee suspected to be involved in acts of indiscipline or misconduct are pending, the trainee shall be placed under suspension. However, in the institutes where stipend/scholarship is paid to the trainees, no stipend/scholarship will be paid to a trainee who has been suspended for misconduct.
Every trainee will be provided with an Identity Card (ID) after seeking admission to the Institute and it is mandatory for every trainee to display the card on person throughout the training period. In the Government ITIs each trainee will have to pay Rs. 50/- towards issue of ID card at the time of admission.
In case of loss of an ID card, a duplicate ID card would be issued on production of (i) An affidavit (ii) F.I.R. copy (iii) Latest photograph and (iv) A fee of Rs.100/-. However, in the private ITIs the charges towards the ID card would be fixed by the respective ITI.
All the admitted candidates are required to strictly abide by the provisions of rules and regulations prescribed by the Director of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (DSDE)/Principal of the Institute as regards to their conduct and discipline and strictly follow the training schedule as per the time-table. The trainee is further required to adhere to the following guidelines:
- Trainees are required to wear the institute uniform at all times and the workshop clothing during the practical hours.
- Use of mobile phones in the ITI Complex by trainees is strictly prohibited. Staff maybe permitted to use their mobile phones only during non-working hours.
Ragging in any form is banned and punishable.
Transport facility is provided by the Government at Government ITIs: Farmagudi, Sattari, Vasco, Cacora, Margao, Pernem, Canacona and Panaji and the trainees are charged @ concessional rate of Rs. 3/- per trip from/to the I.T.I. and to/from the nearest bus stand. A monthly pass will be issued to the trainees to avail this facility at concessional rate of Rs. 120/- per month. Transport facility provided is Free for trainees belonging to Scheduled Tribes.
Transport facility is presently not available in any of the Private ITIs
- Trainees will be given the following concessions at the Government Institutes:
- Exemption from payment of tuition fees for candidates belonging to SC /ST /BPL category and for candidates having annual family income of less thanRs.3,00,000/-
- Provision of free uniform and workshop clothing to all the trainees. However, the cost of stitching the uniforms would have to be borne by the trainees. The uniforms should be stitched within 15 days of issuing the cloth.
- Trainees would be given concessions at the respective Private ITIs as shown below:
Sesa Private ITI:
- Provision of food at subsidized rates.
- Provision of assistance for job placement in reputed industry.
Montfort Private ITI:
- Hostel facility is available in the campus to accommodate the trainees who are orphans and do not have any family support, who are from below poverty line, and from distant places.
- Other concessions as decided by the Institute are given to the trainees depending on their family background and annual income.