Advanced Training Institute Kolkata established by Government of India, Ministry of Labour & Employment, offers Craft Instructor Training under CITS(Modular Pattern) for the Modules (Trade Technology - TT1 &TT2 / Training Methodology - TM / Engineering Technology - ET) and duration of each module is 3 months and for the trades Fitter / Turner / Machinist / MMTM / Electrician / Draughtsman(Civil) / Draughtsman(Mech) / Reading of Drawing & Arithmatic(ROD&A) / Refrigeration & Air Conditioning / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Welder / Sheet Metal Worker / Carpenter / Foundry Man).
Entry level requirements
1. Academic : Matriculation or it's equivalent. Additional weightage for higher educational qualification.
(A) Eligibility for Admission for the modules of TT1, ET & TM will be
(i) Possessing National Trade Certificate for the relevant trade or
(ii) Possessing National Apprenticeship Certificate in the relevant trade or
(iii) Diploma in relevant branch of Engineering.
(B) Eligibility for Admissions for the module of Trade Technology - 2 will be
(i) Same as (A) above for other modules and
(ii) A pass in Trade Technology - 1(TT1) module of the relevant trade of Modular pattern of Craft Instructor Training course.
Age : Between 18 to 40 years. Age is relaxable to SC / ST / OBC / PH Candidates as per Govt. rules. However, there is no age bar for Govt. Sponsored Instructor Trainees.
Time of admission - August every year.
Mode for admission
The session commences from 1st August every year and applications for admission are invited through the advertisement in Employment News and other leading newspapers during the month of May/June every year.
Reservation : First preference will be given to (A) Candidates sponsored by the Directorate of States / Union Territories Incharge of Craftsmen Training. Next, Preference will be given to (B) Candidates sponsored by the affiliated ITCs(for the candidate of affiliated trades only), Government of India Departments, any other Department of State Government / UT, Public Sector Enterprises(Central / State), Industrial Organisations. Then, preference is given to (C) Preferential Candidates i.e., candidates already registered under the Modular Pattern of Craft Instructor Training and passed 3/2/1 module(s). After fulfilling the requirement in (A) + (B) + (C) above, if a certain number of seats still remain vacant the same will be offered to private candidates based on merit only. Some seats of private candidates will be reserved for SC(15%), ST(7.5%), OBC(27.5%), PH(3%), Ex-serviceman(1%) and Woman(30% for each category).
Hostel : Hostel facilities are available for trainees on payment of Rs. 300/- per quarter (i.e., Rs. 100/- per month) as hostel rent and Rs. 50/- as Hostel service charge. Hostel Caution money Rs. 125/- per session(Refundable) are also to be deposited for availing hostel. Separate hostel facilities are available for ladies. Messing charges extra to be born by the candidates.
Medical Facilities : Free medical facility is available in ATI Dispensary subject to availability of medicine in Govt. Medical Store. However, critical cases are referred to Govt. hospital for treatment but cost will be borne by the trainee.
Sports & Games: Playground is available for outdoor Games.
Working Hours: From 09.00 am to 5.30 pm with half hour lunch break on all working days(Monday to Friday).
Attendance : Minimum 80% attendance is required to appear in the Final Trade Test to be held at the end of each quarter.
Certification : Successfull trainees will be awarded certificate by the National Council for Vocational Training, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India. The trainees has to complete the four modules within a period not exceeding three years from the date of admission to the course under modular pattern.