The curriculum is revised periodically keeping in view the fast changing techno-economic scenario.
The non-formal courses aim at part time skill development training in basic and advanced courses, especially tailor made for target groups as envisaged from time to time.
Skill Development Initiative (SDI)
Sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Develop-ment (MHRD), Government of India, this scheme includes Skill Development Programmes, Transfer of Technology and provides technical support services to rural masses, especially for women, STs/RBAs, minorities, school drop outs, physically handicapped and victims of natural disasters through Community Outreach Programs.The course offered under this inititative in the institute at present is:
|S.No.||Name of Trade||Intake Capacity||Duration||Eligibility|
|1||Shawl Weaving||21||1 Year||10th, Selection on merit in SSC|
|2||Embriodery||21||1 Year||10th, Selection on merit in SSC|
The entry qualification is 10th pass and the duration of the course is 1 year. The students enrolled under this scheme are paid a stipend of Rs 2000/- a month. Continuing Education Programme The technical education and training system under Continuing Education Programme is able to meet the enormous demands to train and retrain working personnel quickly in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing world of work. Suitable continuing education programmes are being run for different target groups. These courses are open to all candidates with no restrictions on age. Details of fees, eligibility and schedule vary from course to course. As add-ons these courses enhance the employability of the trainees.
Co-Curricular/Extra Co-curricular Activities The students are actively involved in the activities conducted every week. These activities aim at all round development of the students. These include developing soft- skills and attitudes through debates, seminars, workshops, cultural programs, trekking, adventure camps, mountaineering, river crossing, paragliding and other such activities. Students actively participate in NCC and NSS activities. Various NGOs from the J K State and outside lend support to the institution for undertaking such activities. Networking Through networking with organizations of repute, the students are placed in actual work situations for long duration of three months to one year. At present we have networking with SKIMS Medical College Srinagar, Government Press Srinagar, Alliance Infotech (CADD Center), Software Technology Park of India (STPI), Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, and Enterpreneur Development Institute, Srinagar.
Training and Placement Cell
Under the Tech Edu-III assisted project, the institute has established the Training and Placement Cell to provide the industrial training and placement services to the students. The cell successfully trains the students in various industries and organizations through Industry Institute interaction initiative. A regular activity of this cell is to arrange extension lectures from the experts. Through this cell majority of the pass-out students are placed in regular/part time apprenticeship modules in various industries/organizations in and outside the JK State.