vocational stream, iti, polytechnics and apprenticeship
Directorate of education, Delhi Vocational Branch introduced vocational education
programme in the year 1977-78 by introducing vocational stream at the 10+2 stage.
These courses are based on Engineering and Technology, Business and Commerce,
Home Science, Health and Para Medicines, Agriculture, Computer etc. and are taught at
10+2 stage after 10th.
The Department of Training and Technical Education, Govt. of NCT, in its
endeavour to provide technical and skilled manpower suited to various needs of industry
is inplementing craftsman training scheme. It imparts technical education and
technological skills through industrial training institutes (ITIS). Apprenticeship scheme
and AICTE approved polytechnics and Govt. aided Institutions affiliated to the board of
technical education Delhi through various courses of study of different levels.
To meet the industry needs and make students employable Industrial Training
institutes (ITIs) and Polytechnics impart skilled training in the form of 6 months, 3 yrs.
certificate and diploma courses in engineering and other technical courses.
In addition to ITIs and Polytechnics a number of NGOs (Non Government
Organisations) and other Government and Private institutes are also imparting technical
training and education. There are 17 ITIs and 20 Polytechnicas (10 Government run, 1 Government aided, 8 private and 1 run by Jamia Millia Islamia) providing training in
Students have an option to take up technical jobs or study further through lateral entry
scheme for degree courses after attaining a certificate or a diploma in concerned trade.