West Bengal ITI Admission 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Selection Process, Seat Allotment

West Bengal ITI Admission 2023 application process has been commenced from the 1st March 2023. West Bengal State Council for Vocational Training (also referred to as WBSCVT) is the authority that manages the application and admission process. Those interested candidates looking to apply need to submit the application form in online mode.

There will not be an entrance exam. Authorities will select candidates for West Bengal ITI course on the basis of qualifying exam merit. Through this admission process, you can get admission to various Govt. ITIs/ ITCs/ PPP Govt. ITIs/ Govt. Jr. Polytechnics (JP) in West Bengal. In this post, we are going to provide all the necessary information related to the West Bengal ITI Admission 2023.

West Bengal ITI Admission 2023 Overview

Let’s take a quick look at the highlight of West Bengal ITI as given in the following table.

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Name of the admission process West Bengal ITI Admission 2023
Authority conducting the admission process West Bengal State Council for Vocational Training
Mode of application Online
Courses ITI trade courses affiliated to the NCVT under Craftsman Training Scheme (CTS)
Selection Process Qualifying exam merit
Official Website https://wbscvt.org

West Bengal ITI 2023 Important Dates

The official schedule of West Bengal ITI Admission 2023 is given in the following table.

Main Events Dates
Starting date for filling up the application form March 2023
Last date to submit the application form online April 2023
Last date for the payment of application fee April 2023
Publication of the final merit list on the official portal May 2023
Starting date of the date of choice filling for available seats May 2023
Beginning of the counselling process June 2023

West Bengal ITI Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility criteria for West Bengal ITI Admission are given below. Candidates must make sure that they meet all these norms before filling the form.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit – Applicants should attain at least 14 years of age as on 01.08.2023, i.e, born before 01.08.2008
  • Maximum Age Limit – There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

Before checking the education qualification, you should know the ITI courses are divided into two groups i.e. Group M and Group E. The eligibility criteria are different for both groups. Details are as follows.

Trades of Group M – Foundry man/ Foundry man Technician, Mechanic Diesel, Plastic Processing Operator, Plumber, Mechanic Motor Cycle, Surveyor, Computer Hardware and Network Maintenance, Mechanic Auto Body Repair, Attendant Operator (Chemical Plant), Draughtsman Civil, Draughtsman (Mechanical), Electrician, Electronics Mechanic, Fitter, Instrument Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic (Chemical Plant), Laboratory Assistant (Chemical Plant), Machinist, Machinist Grinder, Maintenance Mechanic (Chemical Plant), Mechanic Computer Hardware, Mechanic Motor Vehicle, Mechanic RAC, Tool and Die Maker (Dies and Moulds), Press Tools, Jigs and Fixtures, Turner, Information Technology, Baker and Confectioner, Computer Operator and Programming Assistant, Craftsman Food Production (General)/ Food Production (General), Desktop Publishing Operator, Fashion Technology/ Fashion Design Technology, Hair & Skin Care/ Basic Cosmetology, Health Sanitary Inspector, Horticulture, Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables/ Craftsman Fruit and Vegetable Processing, Secretarial Practice (English), Steward/ Food & Beverages Guest Services Assistant, Computer Aided Embroidery and Designing, Front Office Assistant, Food Beverages.

Educational Qualification for Group M Candidates must have passed Madhyamik or equivalent examination from a recognized board.

Trades of Group E – Mason, Sheet Metal Worker, Welder, Welder Pipe, Wireman, Plumber, Dress making, Cutting Sewing/ Sewing Technology, Carpenter, Painter.

Educational Qualification for Group E – Aspirants should have passed class 8th from a recognized school

West Bengal ITI Application Form 2023

The application form for West Bengal ITI Admission has been released in online mode only. The complete instructions of West Bengal ITI Application Process 2023 are as follows.

  • To start the process of application form submission, candidates need to visit the official website i.e. www.wbscvt.org.
  • Candidates must use their own mobile number for getting one time password during registration
  • The user Id and password will be generated for all candidates after registration. Please note that candidates should change the password on the first time for security reasons.
  • After registration, you will have to enter your academic, personal and contact details as shown below.
    • Personal Details – Name, Date of birth, Father’s Name, Category, etc.
    • Educational Details – Qualifying exam, Qualifying marks, Name of the school, Board of the school.
    • Contact Details – Phone number, email address, Permanent Address, Address of Correspondence.
  • Apart from the details, it is necessary for candidates to upload scan copy of their original mark-sheet of Madhyamik or equivalent examination/class VIII examination, recent colour photo. Physically challenged candidates are to upload the scan copy of respective original certificates at the time of online form fill up.
  • After submitting the form, you need to pay the required application fee in online mode.
  • Finally, take a printout of the application form confirmation page and fee receipt for future requirements.

Application Fee

The application fees for candidates from various categories are given below.

  • For Boys – Rs. 200/-
  • For Girls – Rs. 100/-

Mode of payment – Candidates can pay the application fee online using a credit card, debit card, internet banking, e-wallet, UPI, etc.

Selection Process

The West Bengal ITI Selection Process 2023 is explained below.

  • For Group M Courses – Authorities will release a merit list on the basis of marks secured by marks obtained by candidates in Madhyamik or equivalent board examination.
  • For Group E Courses – Authorities will prepare a merit list on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in the class VIII examination.

West Bengal ITI Merit List 2023

  • Once the West Bengal Application Form Submission 2023 gets over, authorities will publish the merit list online.
  • The merit list will contain a state-wise rank of candidates on the basis of marks secured by them in the qualifying exam.
  • At the time of preparing the merit list, authorities will follow the reservation policies of the state government.
  • The number of seats reserved for candidates from different categories is given below.
    • Women – 30%
    • Schedule Caste – 22%
    • Schedule Tribes – 6%
    • OBC – 7%
    • Physically Challenged – 4%

WB ITI Online Choice Filling 2023

  • The choice filling for West Bengal ITI Admission will take place online after the release of merit lists.
  • To take part in the choice filling, applicants are to register in the web portal for online choice filling using the registered mobile number as User ID and password (DOB is default password)
  • After logging in, a candidate can provide his/ her choice of trades and Institutes based on the availability of seats in that particular institute
  • Don’t forget to save or lock your choices before submitting them. Candidates should

WB ITI Seat Allotment 2023

  • After successful completion of the choice filling, authorities will initiate the West Bengal ITI Counselling 2023.
  • During the counselling, the seat allotment will take place based on the rank position and the choice of trades given by the applicant.
  • After the seat allotment, candidates should take a printout of the seat confirmation slip from the website.
  • Once the seat is confirmed, you need to get your documents verified before the start of Physical classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: What documents do I need to get verified after the allotment of seats?

Answer: Candidates need to produce All the original certificates and testimonials for entry qualification along with a set of self-attested copies, a copy of merit rank, and seat confirmation slip at the time of starting of physical classes. Given below are the West Bengal ITI Document Requirements 2023.

  • Admit card of Madhyamik or equivalent/ examination as proof of age (For M Group only).
  • Mark-sheet of Madhyamik or equivalent/ class VIII (As the case may be) examination.
  • Certificate of Madhyamik or equivalent examination/ class VIII
  • CBSE internal 10th pass candidates will have to produce self attested mark sheet issued by competent Authority (For M Group only)
  • SC, ST, OBC, PH certificate (if any)
  • Two coloured passport size recent photograph (To be retained by the ITI)
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Vocational/ PBSSD pass certificate (if any)

Question – 2: Is there any district quote for West Bengal ITI Admission 2023?

Answer: 50% of total seats are reserved for district quota for which the candidates, who passed the entry qualification from the schools located within the district where the concerned Govt. ITI/ ITC/ JP is located. However, the district quota is not applicable of the following institutes.

  • ITI, Gariahat.
  • ITI, Tollygunj.
  • ITI, Howrah Homes.
  • ITI, Kalyani.
  • ITI, Hooghly.
  • ITI, Durgapur.
  • ITI, Siliguri.
  • Women ITI, Kolkata.
  • ITI for Physically challenged Boys & Girls.

Question – 3: Will there be any entrance test for the selection of candidates?

Answer: No, there will not be any entrance test for the selection of candidates for West Bengal ITI Admission.

Question – 4: What is the West Bengal ITI Fee Structure 2023?

Answer: The fee structure of the government ITI in West Bengal is given below.

Govt. ITI/ ITC/ JP

Category Fees
Tuition fee for 1stsix months @Rs.30/- month Rs. 180/-
Tuition fee for IMC sponsored candidates for 1st six months To be intimated before choice filling
Admission fee (one time only) Rs. 100/-
Registration fee (one time only) Rs. 30/-
Registration fee for Kanyashree Candidate (one time only) Rs. 15/-
Caution money (one time only) Rs. 100/-

Government ITIs running under PPP mode

Category Fees
Tuition fee for 1st six months@Rs.30/- month Rs. 180/-
Admission fee (one time only) Rs. 100/-
Registration fee (one time only) Rs. 30/-
Registration fee for Kanyashree Candidate (one time only) Rs. 15/-
Caution money (one time only) Rs. 100/-
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