ITI students may ask for an equivalent of a 12th standard certificate issued by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). For that they need to appear in an examination conducted by NIOS in 2 subjects. The examination is conducted at affiliated centers of NIOS in Pondicherry. 

Course name Affiliation Affiliation under Apprenticeship scheme for Basic Training Centre for Industry Course duration Eligibility NSQF Level
12th grade courses for ITI pass out candidates NIOS      10th+  2 years ITI course pass