- GENERAL INFORMATION
- Working Hours:
A Sessional year in the ITI consists of 52 weeks and commences in the first week of August and ends in the month of July 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 hours as per respective Trade Syllabus
- Theoretical Subjects: 10/12/15 hours as per respective Trade Syllabus
Trainees are allowed to avail the same number of holidays, as declared by the Government of Goa, from time to time.
- 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.
- Identity Card:
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. 100/- 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. In this regards, the Content of the CircularNo.10/SDCT/EST/GPRA/2015/Part/2984 dated 13/07/2015, is brought to the notice of all concerned.
The Goa Prohibition of Ragging Act, 2008, has made it mandatory for all education a institutions to compulsory display some of its main contents on the Notice Board which are mentioned as below:
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 2 (e) “ragging” means any disorderly conduct, whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student indulging in rowdy or indiscipline activities which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in a fresher or a Junior student or asking the student to do any act or perform something which such student will not do in the ordinary course and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame or embarrassment or adversely affect the physique or psyche of a fresher or a junior student.
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 3 (iii) the educational institution shall display on the notice board, the name and addresses and contact numbers of the persons, to whom the fresher’s in the institution should approach for help and guidance for various purposes keeping in view needs of fresher’s in the institution at the time of admission so that the fresher need not look up to the seniors for help in such matters and feel indebted to or obliged by them.
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 4-Ragging within or outside of any educational institution is prohibited and no person shall commit, abet, propagate or participate in ragging within or outside of any educational institution. During admission process, the prospectus shall clearly mention that ragging is banned in the institution and anyone indulging in ragging is likely to be punished. The application form for admission/enrollment shall have a printed undertaking to be filled up and signed by the student to the effect that he/she is aware of the institution’s approach towards ragging and the punishments to which he/shall be liable if found guilty of ragging. A similar undertaking shall be obtained from the parent/guardian of the student. [Copies of the Affidavit to be filled by the student and by its Parents/Guardians are enclosed Annexure VI and Annexure VII]
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 3 (i) the prospectus, the form for admission and/or any other literature issued to the aspirants for admission shall clearly mention that ragging is banned in the institution and anyone indulging in ragging is likely to be punished. Goa Act 9 of 2009 3 (ii) the application form for admission/enrollment shall have a printed undertaking to be filled up and signed by the student to the effect that he/she is aware of the institution’s approach to towards ragging and the punishments to which he/shall be liable if found guilty of ragging. A similar undertaking shall be obtained from the parent/guardian of the student. Further, every educational institution should have an Anti-Ragging Committee and an Anti-Ragging Squad.
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 3A (1) Every educational institution shall have an Anti-Ragging Committee and an Anti-Ragging Squad. The Anti-Ragging Committee at the level of the institution shall consist of representatives of civil and police administration, local media, Non-Government Organizations involved in youth activities, representatives of faculty members, and representatives of parents, representatives of fresher’s, seniors and non-teaching staff. Such committee shall be headed by the Head of the educational institution.
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 3A (2) There shall be Anti-Ragging Squad, a body with vigil, oversight and patrolling functions, to be nominated by the head of the educational institutions with such representatives as considered necessary to keep it mobile, alert and active at all time. The Squad may be called upon to make surprise raids on hostels and other hot spots and shall be empowered to inspect places of potential ragging. The Squad shall work and shall be empowered to inspect places of potential ragging. The Squad shall not have any outside representation and shall consist of members belonging to the various sections of the campus community. There shall be diverse mix of membership in terms of levels as well as gender in both the Anti-Ragging Squad and the Anti-Ragging Committee.
- Goa Act 9 of 2009 5-Whenever any student or as the case may be complains in writing, of ragging to the Head of the educational institution, the Head of the institution shall, within seven days of the receipt of the complaint, inquire into the complaint and if, prime facie, any complaint is found true, should resort to disciplinary action at his/her level. The candidates seeking admissions to ITIs and their parents/guardians are required to submit the affidavit duly filled up at the time of seeking admission to ITIs.
Apart from the above guidelines each trainee would be required to strictly abide by the rules and regulations issued by the individual Institutes from time-to-time to maintain a disciplined and conducive environment for imparting quality training.
- Transport Facility:
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. 5/- 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 ofRs.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.
- a) 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 is to be borne by the trainees. The uniforms should be stitched within 15 days of issuing the cloth.
- Free facilities for recreation, library, sports, etc.
- b) Trainees would be given concessions at the respective Private lTl s as shown below: Sesa Private ITI:
i.) Provision of food at subsidized rates.
ii.) 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.