Semester/Yearly Exams/Language exam of Goa Board
Semester pattern examinations would be conducted under the aegis of NCVT for all CTS trades in the month of January and July every year. Yearly examinations would be conducted for the trainees undergoing BBBT under CoE in the month of August; and examinations would be conducted at the end of the six months training for the trainees undergoing Advanced Module training after which they would require to undergo Specialized Module training in the industry for the remaining six months where he/she would be assessed for issue of a certificate at the end of the course which would be recognized by NCVT/SCVT according to their affiliation.
The same examination pattern will be followed for the trades under SCVT.
All the examinations would be conducted as per the norms applicable as revised from time-to-time.
Internal monthly exams would be conducted in each semester for trades under CTS and Advanced Modules under CoE. Bimonthly exams would be conducted for modules under BBBT. Marks scored in above exams would be considered for award of sessional marks.
The trainees of Government ITIs are awarded the following scholarships:
A) Merit scholarships at the rate of Rs. 250/- per month per trainee will be awarded to 40% of the sanctioned strength in each trade at every ITI on the basis of:
i) The marks scored for internal tests.
ii) Assessment of the sessional work, discipline and punctuality three months after admissions. If the number of trainees in any unit is less than the number of sanctioned seats, the merit scholarships shall be awarded in proportionate number.
B) Below Poverty Line (BPL) Scholarship at the rate of Rs. 250/- per month is awarded to the trainees belonging to BPL, SC/ST categories and to the trainees whose family’s annual income is less than Rs. 1,50,000/- on the production of an income certificate issued by (1) The concerned village Panchayat Secretary under the respective Panchayat area duly attested by the sarpanch of the concerned village Panchayat and countersigned by block development officer or (2) Chief officers of the respective municipal council to the residents under their respective municipal council area or (3) by the Mamlatdar of the concerned Taluka or (4) The District Collector/Magistrate.
Scholarships are awarded to the ITI trainees by the Department of Social Welfare in the form of Freeships/Scholarships to certain categories of candidates.
Scholarships are also awarded by the Education Department to the ITI trainees whose parents are teachers.
C) The trainees of the Private ITIs are awarded the following scholarships:
Sesa Private ITI awards merit scholarship to deserving trainees based on merit as well as on financial status of the family.
D) Apart from this, the trainees belonging to certain categories admitted in all the Private ITIs are eligible to receive the scholarship offered by the Department of Social Welfare.
National Trade Certificate (NTC):
On completion of the prescribed period of training in each semester, a trainee would have to undergo trade-testing based on the syllabi of corresponding semester. A mark-sheet would be issued in each semester to successful trainees and on completion of entire course, successful trainees shall be awarded National Trade Certificate. The NCVT registered trainees can access their acadamic progress online on Management Information System public portal using his personal credentials for logging on the MIS portal.
Similarly, on completion of the prescribed period of training in each semester under SCVT, the marksheet for trainees undergoing training under SCVT would be issued by the respective ITIs and the trade certificate would be issued by SDCT.
Admissions to the next semester would be done without waiting for declaration of the results of the previous semester(s). Five additional chances will be given to a failed trainee within a period of three years to pass each semester.
On completion of the prescribed period of training, a trainee would have to appear for the final All India Trade Test (AITT) of Craftsmen conducted under the aegis of National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and the successful trainees would be initially awarded a Provisional NTC (indicating marks obtained) and later a final NTC by NCVT, New Delhi.
A trainee admitted under SCVT or NCVT would have to undergo examinations under respective council. The NTC issued by NCVT is recognized globally for recruiting Craftsmen to subordinate posts in Government/Public/Private sectors. For the trades and units run under the SCVT, the same pattern of examinations and certification as mentioned above would be applicable. However, the exam will be conducted by the State Board of Examinations and the certificates would be issued by the SCVT.
Skill Competitions for Meritorious Craftsmen:
The topper trainees having scored more than 70 % marks in each of the trades from each ITI are eligible to compete at the “All Goa Skill Competition of Craftsmen” organized by the state. The toppers of these competitions are felicitated and awarded merit certificates at a state level function.
However, the toppers of the following fourteen trade courses: Fitter, Turner, Machinist, Electrician, Electronics Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic, Welder (Gas & Electric), Mechanic Motor Vehicle, Cutting & Sewing, Mechanic (Diesel), Computer Operator & Programming Assistant, Draughtsman (Mechanical), Draughtsman (Civil) and Mechanic (Refrigeration & Air Conditioning) are eligible to appear for “All India Skill Competitions of Craftsmen” conducted by the Government of India, Ministry of Labour, DGE&T, New Delhi at various Advanced Training Institutes located at the major cities in the country which helps the trainees display their vocational skills at national level. A merit certificate is awarded to the best trainee in each trade at the State Level Skill Competition and a merit certificate and cash prize of Rs.50,000/- is awarded to the best trainee in each of the fourteen trades at the All India Skill Competition