Applications for the ITIs of the Kerala Government will be accepted from Thursday on the dedicated portal. Eligible students may apply on:
Education Minister V Sivankutty inaugurated the portal. The 104 ITIs in Kerala offer 76 different courses.
The courses are open for those who have passed or failed SSLC and with any other equivalent educational qualification. The applicant should have completed 14 years of age as of August 1.
There is no upper-age limit.
The application fee of Rs 100 can be paid online and applications for any ITIs in the state can be done in one single application form. The prospectus, instructions to apply, and the portal will be available at the website https://det.kerala.gov.in.
Changes can be made on the application till the last date even after applying by signing in with the username and password. Details on the application will be available through SMS.
Apart from the existing reservation benefits, each trade has an additional 10% reservation for poor among the forward castes. 50% of the admitted students will also receive a stipend based on their guardian's annual income.