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CITS Admission 2024-25, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Center List, and More

Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) has started taking admissions for the year 2024-25.

This article covers detailed information on the application process, eligibility criteria, exam patterns, exam centers, cut-offs, counseling fees, and more.

Overview of CITS Admission 2024-25

Posts NameCITS/CTI Admission
Admission YearSession 2024-25
Educational QualificationITI/Diploma/B.Tech
Total Seats15865
Application ModeOnline
Application Start DateJune 2024
Application Last DateJune 2024
AICET (All India Common Entrance Test)July 2024
Selection ModeWritten Test
CITS Official Websitehttps://nimionlineadmission.in/

Eligibility Criteria for CITS Admission 2024-25

To apply for CITS admission, candidates must have an ITI certificate from NCVT or SCVT, along with at least one year of relevant experience or a Diploma or Degree program in a relevant field.

However, candidates who have completed a Craftsmen of Excellence (CoE) program are not eligible for CITS admission.

Age-Limit for CITS Admission 2024-25

The minimum age requirement for applicants is 18 years, ensuring that candidates have reached a certain level of maturity and readiness for the courses offered.

Interestingly, there is no upper age limit specified, indicating that individuals of all ages who meet the other eligibility criteria are welcome to apply for CITS admission.

Application Fees to apply for CITS Admission

You need to pay the following application fee –

  • General and OBC category candidates are required to pay an application fee of ₹500/-
  • SC, ST, PH, EWS, and women candidates have a reduced application fee of ₹300/-

This fee structure reflects an attempt to make the application process more accessible and affordable for candidates.

Exam Pattern for CITS Admission 2024-25

The Exam Pattern for CITS Admission is structured to assess candidates’ knowledge and aptitude comprehensively. The exam consists of 75% objective-type questions, specifically multiple-choice questions, related to the ITI level and relevant to the trade for which admission is sought. Additionally, 25% of the questions focus on aptitude, covering areas such as logical reasoning, numerical reasoning, and general reasoning.

The exam lasts 2 hours, providing candidates with adequate time to answer the questions effectively. Furthermore, it is conducted in a bilingual format, ensuring accessibility for candidates who are comfortable with both English and Hindi.

Currently Available Exam Centers for the CITS Exam

The available CITS exam centers are as follows:

  1. Agartala
  2. Aizwal
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Bhubaneshwar
  5. Calicut
  6. Chennai
  7. Dehradun
  8. Jaipur
  9. Port Blair
  10. Allahabad (Prayagraj)
  11. Bhopal
  12. Chandigarh
  13. Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  14. Delhi
  15. Durgapur
  16. Gandhinagar
  17. Gaya
  18. Gorakhpur
  19. Guwahati
  20. Gwalior
  21. Haldwani
  22. Howrah
  23. Hyderabad
  24. Imphal
  25. Indore
  26. Itanagar
  27. Jabalpur
  28. Jammu
  29. Jamnagar
  30. Jamshedpur
  31. Jodhpur
  32. Kanpur
  33. Karimnagar
  34. Karnal
  35. Kavaratti
  36. Kohima
  37. Kolkata
  38. Kota
  39. Leh
  40. Lucknow
  41. Ludhiana
  42. Mumbai
  43. Muzaffarpur
  44. Mysuru
  45. Nagpur
  46. Noida
  47. Panipat
  48. Panaji (Goa)
  49. Patna
  50. Puducherry
  51. Pune
  52. Raipur
  53. Rajpura
  54. Ranchi
  55. Rourkela
  56. Shillong
  57. Shimla
  58. Siliguri
  59. Solan
  60. Srinagar
  61. Trichy
  62. Trivandrum
  63. Tura
  64. Udaipur
  65. Vadodara
  66. Visakhapatnam
  67. Varanasi
  68. Vijayawada
  69. Warangal

Note: Please be aware that the exam centers may change depending on the number of candidates who have applied for a specific center. If only a small number of candidates have chosen a particular examination center, an alternative nearby center will be arranged.

Cut-Off of CITS Exam

Below, we have covered the possible cut-offs for the CITS exam based on last year’s cut-off –

  • For General category candidates, the lowest cut-off out of 100 marks is 33.
  • For OBC-NCL/GEN-EWS candidates, the lowest cut-off was slightly lower at 29 marks out of 100.
  • For SC/ST/PH candidates, the lowest cut-off was 20 marks out of 100.

These cut-off scores play a crucial role in determining eligibility for admission.

Counseling Fees for CITS College Admission

The non-refundable counseling fee is ₹1,000/-.

Candidates who enroll during any phase of counseling will have the fee deducted from the admission fee. Only candidates who have paid the fee will be eligible for counseling consideration.

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Is there an age limit for CITS Admission?

The minimum age requirement is 18 years, but there is no upper age limit specified for CITS admission.

What is the application fees for CITS Admission?

General/OBC category candidates must pay ₹500/-, while SC/ST/PH/EWS/Women candidates pay a reduced fee of ₹300/-.

What is the exam pattern for CITS Admission?

The exam consists of 75% objective-type questions related to the ITI level and trade and 25% questions on aptitude. It’s a two-hour exam conducted in a bilingual format.

What are the counseling fees for CITS Admission?

The non-refundable counseling fee is ₹1,000/-. It will be deducted from the candidates’ admission fee.

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