Karnataka ITI Admission 2024: Application Form, Rank List, Counselling

ITI stands for Industrial Training Institute which offers industrial courses to candidates seeking trade-based job courses. These courses are chosen by those candidates who wish to begin a skill-based career that is in huge demand in national as w ell as international industries. It is commenced by the Department of Employment and Training, Government of Karnataka. This course provides both Government and private vocational training in various engineering and non-engineering trades. In this article, we will discuss Karnataka ITI admission details like Application Form, Rank List, Counselling, and much more.

Karnataka ITI Admission 2024 Important Dates

Starting of Application May 2024
Last Date to Submit Application June 2024
Round 1 Seat Allotment ListTo be Announced 
Round 2 Seat Allotment List    To be Announced
Round 3 Seat Allotment List    To be Announced

Karnataka ITI Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate needs to check his/her eligibility to ensure a smooth admission process in the desired course. The eligibility criteria for Karnataka ITI admission is as follows-

  • Candidates must be a citizen on India and domicile of Karnataka State
  • Candidate must have passed 10th class/ SSLC Pass from a recognized Education Board like CBSE/Karnataka school Examination Board with subjects like Mathematics and Science
  • The minimum age limit for admission is between 14 years of age

Education Qualification-

The following are the education qualification for ITI admission-

For Engineering trades 

Name of TradeMinimum Qualification
Carpenter10th Pass
Desk Top Publishing OperatorSSLC Pass (English Medium) & Typing speed 30 wpm in English
Computer Operator and Programming AssistantII PUC Pass or 3- year Diploma
FoundrymanSSLC Pass
Mechanic (Diesel)SSLC Pass
Plastic Processing OperatorSSLC Pass
MasonSSLC Pass/Fail
Sheet Metal WorkerSSLC Pass
Mechanic TractorSSLC Pass
PlumberSSLC Pass/Fail
WiremanSSLC Pass/Fail
WelderSSLC Pass

For Non -Engineering trades

Trade nameMinimum Qualification
Embroidery and needle work10th Fail
Cutting and Tailoring10th Pass/Fail
Dress Making10th Pass
Secretarial PracticePUC
Stenography (English)PUC

Karnataka ITI Admission 2024 Application Form

The application form for Karnataka ITI admission can be filled using online means. The following are the steps that the candidate must follow to register him/her for the ITI course-

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  • Visit the official website of the Karnataka ITI- emptrg.kar.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Karnataka ITI
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for Karnataka ITI Admission

The following are the list of documents required for Karnataka ITI Admission-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

ITI Application Fee

The application fee for the Karnataka ITI application form depends on the category that the candidate belongs to. The following are the application fee required for the candidates to pay-

Candidate’s CategoryApplication Fee (INR)
SC/ ST/ Others500/-

Types of ITI Trades (Courses)

There are different trades available for the candidates to choose from. It can be divided into two categories –Engineering and Non-Engineering courses. The following are the different types of trades that the candidate can choose from-

Non -Engineering trades (Duration 1 year)

  • Dress Making
  • Cutting and Tailoring
  • Embroidery and needle work
  • Stenography (English)
  • Secretarial Practice
  • COPA

Engineering trades (Duration 1 year)

  • Computer Operator and Programming Assistant
  • Foundry man
  • Carpenter
  • Desk Top Publishing Operator
  • Mechanic (Diesel)
  • Mechanic Tractor
  • Welder
  • Mason
  • Plumber
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Plastic Processing Operator
  • Wireman

Admission/ Selection Process

 The selection process of the AP ITI is based on the merit list which is based on the marks obtained in the qualification examination. Based on the merit list candidates will be provided with colleges where they can apply for the admission.

Reservation for Seat Allotment

The reservation for Karnataka ITI admission based on the category of the candidates is as follows-

CategoryReservation Policy (%)
Women Candidates33.3%
Specially abled Candidates5%
Ex-combatants / ex-warriors candidates2%
Peasants Wards5%
Candidates from Rural Areas10%
Candidates from Kannada Medium5%


A counselling session will be organized for the candidates who have qualified for the entrance examination. Based on the merit list, the candidates will be offered different colleges to choose from. You can choose the colleges based on your liking, fees, location, etc. when appearing for the counselling session of a particular college, the candidate must provide relevant documents in original as well as a printout. The following are the list of documents that are required during the counselling session-

  • 10th Mark Sheet and Certificate
  • Category Certificate if applicable
  • Character Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other document as per the instructions
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