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CITIZENS’ CHARTER OF THE DEPARTMENT

Our Vision:- Creation of Human Resource pool with spectrum of technical competencies, while ensuring  universal access to serve as an instrument of bringing about technological transformation.

Our Mission:- Develop the Technical Institutions into Centres of Excellence with focus on skill development, relevance equitable participation & achievement of global standards.

Mandate:-The department is responsible for implementation of the Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training in Himachal Pradesh as per AICTE norms.

Our Clients:- Students who wish to pursue technical/vocational educational programme, Societies/Organization who wish to (a) establish technical/vocational institutions (b) add new courses and/or increase the intake of existing staff. School dropouts/wards of socially and economically weaker section/women who wish to pursue non-formal short term vocational training programme. 

Key Function:-

  • Human resource development in the field Technology for the industry and academia.

  • Matters related to opening of new Institutions & affiliations of existing Institutions. Updating the advances in new and emerging areas and curriculum development. Promotion of Skill Development Initiative.

  • Identifying the training needs & designing the training programmes in the field of technology.

  • Assisting the Department in the formulation of policies in the field of Engineering & Technology and related matters.

Broadly the outcome of the departmental effort being :-

  1. to develop patterns of teaching at Diploma level, undergraduate/postgraduate level in Technical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of technical education;

  2. to bring together technical educational facilities of the highest order for the training of students in all important branches of Engineering, Pharmacy, Vocational Education ; and

  3. to attain self–sufficiency in technical education to meet the needs of trained technical manpower.

 Grievances Redressal Mechanism:- Joint Director(TE) is the designated competent authority to provide desire information to the public as per the provisions contained in the Himachal Pradesh Right to Information Act. To look into the grievances with regard to the services provided.                                                                         For Any Queries Contract: Joint Director, DTE Sundernagar, Phone: 1907-266572.

Officers of Directorate of Technical Education

Sr.No.

Name

Designation

 Phone No. Office  Phone No. Residence

1.

Sh. Vijay Chandan, HAS

Director (Tech. Edu.)

01907-266120

01907-266375

2.

Sh. A.K. Ahuja

Joint Director

01907-266572

09418009507

3.

Vacant

Dy. Director (T&P)

01907266716

4.

Sh. L.R. Rana

HOD(CCDC)

01907-266752

01907-262978

5.

Sh. Devinder Singh Rana Dy. Director (Trg)

01907-267631

098181-00134

6.

Sh. L.R. Rana

Technical Officer

01907-267683

01907-262978

01907-266752       

7.

Sh. Deepak Angra Technical Officer

01907-266716

09418107688

7.

Sh. Lal Singh Thakur

Dy. Controller (Fin. & Account)

01907-266840

09418144648

8.

Vacant

Asstt. Director(Trg.)

01907-266753

The present status of institutions under the ambit of the department is as under

Sr.No

Type of Institution.

2012-113

No. of Inst.

Sanctioned Intake

2.

3.

4.

1.

Engineering College in Govt. Sector

1

240

2.

Engineering Colleges in Pvt. Sector

17

6300

3.

B-Pharmacy Colleges in Govt. Sector

1

40

4.

B-Pharmacy Colleges in Pvt. Sector

12

900

5.

Polytechnic in Govt. Sector

10

1490

6.

Polytechnic in Pvt. Sector

19

7280

7.

D-Pharmacy College in Pvt. Sector

1

60

5.

I.T.I.

74

12380

7.

I.T.I.(Women)

8

750

8.

I.T.I.(Physically Handicapped)

1

105

9.

Motor Driving & Heavy Earth Moving

1

32

10.

I.T.C(Pvt. Sector)

114

10525

Total

259 39997
* 10% seats over and above of the sanction intake by AICTE

Mode of Admission

Sr. No.

Degree Level Programme

Eligibility Qualification

Criteria for Admission

1.

B.E./B.Tech

10+2 or Equivalent with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subject alongwith any one of subject Chemistry Biology, Computer Bio-Technology from recognized Board/University

Through Centralised counseling by the department on basis of entrance Test(AIEEE) conducted by CBSE, New Delhi followed by application form of department

2.

B-Pharmacy

10+2 or Equivalent with Medical & Non-Medical from recognized Board/University

Through Centralised counseling by the department on the basis of entrance Test conducted by H.P. University Shimla followed by applications forms of department

Sr. No.

Diploma Level Programme

Eligibility Qualification

Criteria for Admission

1.

Diploma in Engineering/Architecture Assistantship

10th Pass or Equivalent from recognized Board.

Through Centralised counseling by the department on the basis of entrance Test(PAT) conducted by H.P. Takiniki Shiksha Board Dharamsala followed by applications forms of department

2.

Diploma in Pharmacy

10+2 or Equivalent with Science from recognized Board/University

Through Centralised counseling by the department on the Basis on merit in qualifying examination (i.e 10+2(Science Stream)

3.

Diploma under Lateral Entry Scheme (direct admission in 2nd year)

(a) Pass in 10+2 Science/10+2 Vocational/10th + (2 years ITI) with appropriate specilization.

(b) Pass in 10th +(1 year ITI) only through Lateral Entry Entrance Test in appropriate Specialization.

(a) In order of merit of Lateral Entry Entrance Test (LEET)

(b) Seats remaining unfilled after (a) above- On the merit of marks obtained in 10+2 Science/10+2 Vocational and 10th + (2 year ITI/COE).

 

Sr. No.

Certificate Level Programme

Eligibility Qualification

Criteria for Admission

1.

Certificate level programme

 

Through Centralised counseling by the department district wise on merit in qualifying examination

Note:- Information regarding the entrance examination/notice inviting application appears annually in leading news papers.

Nomination to the various engineering colleges in the country against seats allotted by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development in degree and diploma programmes:- MHRD Govt. of India allocates a few degree and diploma seats in institution of other states for nominees from Himachal Pradesh. This allocation is under GOI scheme for reservation of seats for those states and U.T, which lack facility in specific fields of technical education. Department of Technical Education(H.P.) is the nominating agency in H.P. for these seats. Advertisement for these seats is released in the leading news papers during April/May every year.             

Admission Procedure:- The nomination is made through centralized counseling purely on merit obtained in the AIEEE Test conducted by CBSE/Pharmacy Entrance test conducted by H.P. University followed by application form of the department in accordance with the conditions of admission prescribed by the respective college/State.             

For Any Queries Contact: Sh.  P.P. Sharma, Dy. Director (T&P), DTE, Sundernagar, Phone: 1907-266716.

For Lateral Entry Seats:-(a) For Undergraduate Engineering/Technology Courses:- Three year Diploma holder in Engg./Technology (Bonafide Himachali only) passed with 60% marks in aggregate in respective branch (maximum 10% of total seats/each branch/each college, over and above the sanctioned intake) on the basis of merit of marks obtained in Diploma examination. Diploma holder in Automobile and Production Engg. will be admitted in Mechanical Engg. on the basis of inter-se-merit with Mechanical Engg. Diploma Holders. If seats still remain vacant then the candidates with 50% marks is aggregate will be admitted on merit.

(b) For B. Pharmacy Course:-Diploma holder in Pharmacy discipline with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate will be admitted in the 3rd Semester of Second Year regular B. Pharmacy course under lateral entry scheme.

(c) For Diploma Course:-ITI Passed Out and 10+2 Vocational Courses candidates  with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate will be admitted in the 3rd Semester of Second Year regular Diploma course under lateral entry scheme.

For Any Queries Contract: Sh. P.P. Sharma, Dy. Director(T&P), DTE, Sundernagar, Phone: 1907-2667716.

Reservation:- Admission to all programme are made as per approved policy of reservation of the State Govt.      

Note:- 25 Seats have been reserved for persons with disability(PWD) in Govt. Polytechnic College Sundernagar over and above the sanctioned intake as per GOI scheme.

Continuing Education Programme:-                                                               

(a) Short Terms Courses in ITI's:-

- Scheme for National Trade Test Certificate for Private Candidates:-   Under this scheme a skilled person can appear in the final examination along with the regular candidates of ITI and after qualifying this trade test one becomes entitled for a certificate. Candidates must possess the same qualification which is applicable  for regular admissions and also possess minimum five years experience in a government organization or private organization duly approved/recognized by the Labour Inspector of labour, employment and training department. For details, Contact principal ITI of the area concerned

-Centre of Excellence (COE):- Four ITI's of the State have have been upgraded in this scheme namely:-  (i) ITI Solan: Electronic Sector (ii) ITI Una: Automobile Sector (iii) ITI Rampur: Automobile Sector (Diesel Mechanic) (iv) ITI Shamshi: Electrical Sector from the session August, 2006. These centre will provide" Multi Skill Training". The training will be provided in three parts i.e.:-(i) Broad Based Basic Training in Basic Skill areas for a period of one year. (ii) Training in Advanced Modules for next six month the training and certification will be conducted by NCVT. (iii) The training in Advanced  Modules for next six month training and certification will be conducted by NCVT in specialized module mainly in the industry. The course, curricula, duration etc. will be designed in consultation with the Institute Management Committee(IMC) and local industry. The trade testing and certification for this component will be done jointly by the State Government and industry.  The training programme will have multi entry exit provision. Training can come after some time to scale admission for advance/specilized training in another module.ITI's pass out trainees of particular trade(s) from the conventional system can seek admission for advanced specialized training.    

 Scholarship:-The department of technical education provides the following scholarship in order to encourage and support the brilliant students as well as students belonging to the poor section of the society.      

175, Technical Scholarship for the bonafide Hiamcahli students undergoing degree programme in Engineering Colleges

SC/ST Students @ RS 500/- P.M.

General Candidates @Rs. 300/- P.M.

*The Scholarship Scheme covers 100% SC/ST & IRDP candidates.

75, Technical Scholarships for the bonofide Himachali students undergoing diploma programme in various polytechnic

Rs. 200/- P.M. for all categories

*The Scholarship Scheme covers 100% SC/ST/IRDP & Girls  candidates

Dr. Saravapali Radhakrishna scholarship of excellence to the first three toppers of combined engineering test at the State Level.

1st              Rs. 25,000/-  

2nd             Rs. 20,000/-

3rd              Rs. 15,000/-

Welfare Scholarship for SC/ST candidates under going Craftsman Training in ITI’s

Rs. 250/- P.M.

Soldier Welfare Board Scholarship for the wards of ex-service man.

Rs. 100/- P.M.

I.R.D.P. Scholarship

Rs. 100/- P.M.

Poverty Scholarship for the candidates having annual income below Rs. 18000/-

Rs. 40/- P.M.

Apprenticeship Training Scheme:-  Apprentices Act, 1961 passed by Parliament in 1961, regulates needs of trained craftsmen for industry by utilizing the training facilities available in the industry so as to supplement the availability of trained technical personnel. It is a statutory obligation of every industrial establishment, having training facilities according to syllabus in a designated trade under the Apprentices Act, 1961, to train a number of apprentices according to prescribed ratio of the trade in their establishments.    Apprenticeship Training Scheme at a glance:                  

Eligibility:  Age: 14 years

Qualification: As prescribed for the concerned trade  

Schedule: Admission is made in February/March and August/September every year 

Admission of I.T.I. Pass candidates: I.T.I. (Industrial Training Institute) passed candidates can also join apprenticeship training and they are eligible for rebate of corresponding period of training undergone by them in I.T.I out of the total duration prescribed under the Act. Payment of stipend to apprentices:                                                                                                                                         @Rs. 580/- P.M. during 1st year

@Rs. 670/- P.M. during 2nd year

@Rs. 770/- P.M. during 3rd year

@Rs. 880/- P.M. during 4th year

Examination and Award of Certificates: After completion of training the apprentices are required to appear in All India Apprentisices Examination and the successful apprentices are awarded National Apprenticeship Certificate issued under the aegis of National Council for Vocational Training, Government of India, Ministry of Labour, which is recognized as a higher qualification to the National Trade Certificate of the same trade for training in I.T.I.s under Craftsman Training Scheme for employment in Government departments/organizations.   For details of trades, following officer can be contacted:- Sh. Devender Rana, Dy. Director, (Tel. No. 01907-267631)

Expansion of Technical and Vocational Education:- Procedure to set up New Degree Level Technical Institutions: Approval of Professional/Technical Institutions for Degree  Programmes.  All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory authority under AICTE Act, 1987 has been vested with the power to grant approval for starting new technical institutions and introduction of new courses in consultation with the State Governments through Department of Technical Education and the affiliating bodies like universities for degree level programmes.   Procedure and Schedule for Receipt of Proposals:- Interested society/entrepreneur can apply through out the year  as per procedure prescribed by AICTE for processing the proposals for starting new technical institutions and/or introduction of new courses and/or variation in the approved intake capacity of the existing courses, one copy of each proposal is to be submitted to the following departments on payment of the amount as prescribed by AICTE.                                                                                             

1.     AICTE, Headquarters, New Delhi

2.    Concerned Regional Office of AICTE

3.    Directorate of Technical Education

4.    UGC (for proposals from University/Deemed to be University Department) 

5.    Concerned university (for degree courses)          

This Department processes the proposals and sends its recommendations to AICTE as per their schedule.

Note:-For the degree level programmes in Architecture, the approval of Council of Architecture is also required before submitting the proposal to AICTE. Admissions to degree or diploma in Pharmacy will be further subject to approval by Pharmacy Council of India in terms of Education Regulation Act, 1991 read with provisions of Pharmacy Act, 1948. 

Procedure to set up New Diploma Level Technical Institutions: Approval of Professional/Technical Institutions for Diploma  Programmes.     All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory authority under AICTE Act, 1987 has vested  power to grant approval for starting new diploma level technical institutions to the State Govt. through Department of Technical Education and the affiliating bodies like State Board of Technical Education. Procedure and Schedule for Receipt of Proposals:- Interested society/entrepreneur can apply through out the year  as per procedure prescribed by AICTE/State Government  for processing the proposals for starting new technical institutions and/or introduction of new courses and/or variation in the approved intake capacity of the existing courses, one copy of each proposal is to be submitted to the following departments on payment of the amount as prescribed by AICTE/Govt. 

1. AICTE, Headquarters, New Delhi          

2. Concerned Regional Office of AICTE 

3. Directorate of Technical Education

4. State Board of Technical Education.  

This Department processes the proposals and sends its recommendations to AICTE as per their schedule. 

Note:- For the diploma level programmes in Architecture, the approval of Council of Architecture is also required before submitting the proposal to AICTE.  Admissions to degree or diploma in Pharmacy will be further subject to approval by Pharmacy Council of India in terms of Education Regulation Act, 1991 read with provisions of Pharmacy Act, 1948.

For further Details following officers can be contacted:-Sh. L. R. Rana, HOD(CCDC), DTE Sundernagar, Phone: 1907-266572.

Affiliation of Certificate Level Institutions to National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) and State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT):- Any government or private organization which intends to set up new institutions or introduce additional trades can seek affiliation from NCVT and/or SCVT. Schedule for receipt of proposal is notified by department in leading news papers on years to year basis. These institutions are required to follow set norms and standards prescribed by NCVT or SCVT in respect of staff, building, space requirement and equipment. The applications are required to be submitted on the prescribed forms, available with the Directorate of Technical Education, after the advertisement is issued in leading news papers.

Departmental Complaint Committee against Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace:- Pursuant to the guidelines issued by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Vishaka and Others versus State of Rajasthan and Others, Department has constituted a Departmental Complaint Committee, comprising of the following officers to initiate steps to prevent sexual harassment of women at workplace and enquire into the complaint of sexual harassment at workplace.    

  1. Smt. Sonali Malhotra, Lecturer, Govt. Polytechnic Sundernagar(H.P.)  (Chairperson)
  2. Smt. Krishna, Psysical Rehabilitation Officer, ITI(P/H) Sundernagar, District Mandi(H.P.)  (Member)
  3. Smt. Banti Devi, Jr. Scale Stenographer, Jawhar Lal Nehru, Govt. Engineering College Sundernagar. (Member)     

Grievance Cell:-  To redress the grievance of General Public a Grievance Cell has been constituted in the directorate as under:-

1. Nodal Office: Sh. A.K. Ahuja, Joint Director

2. Joint Nodal Officer: Sh. P.C. Thakur, Officer Incharge, General Branch

The Nodal Officer will ensure that grievance/complaint received is disposed off  within a month.

Right to Information Act. 2005(Act. No.22 of 2005) :- The Govt. of Himachal Pradesh has designated the following officer, State Public Information Officer, State Assistant Public Information Officer and Appellate Authority (in case of S.P.I.O) at various levels for citizen to secure access to information under the control of Public authorities for promoting transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority in the Technical Education Department.               

Public Information Officer                                                                                                                 Joint Director, Technical Education, H.P. {For All matters dealt by the Directorate of Technical Education}                                                                                                                                    Appellate Authority in case of S.P.I.O                                                                                      Director,Technical Education, H.P. {For All matters dealt by the Directorate of Technical Education}                                                                                                                                  Assistant Public Information Officer('s)                                                                                            Principal, Govt. Polytechnic Sundernagar { District Mandi, Kullu, and Sub Division of Keylong and Udaypur in Lahul Spiti}                                                                                                                                      Principal, Govt. Polytechnic Hamirpur { District Hamirpur and Bilaspur}                                                             Principal, Govt. Polytechnic (W) Kandaghat { District Solan and Sirmour}                                                   Principal, Govt.  Polytechnic Kangra { District Kangra and Chamba}                                                         Principal, Govt. Polytechnic Rohroo{District Shimla and Kinnuar and Sub Div.of Kaza of Lahul Spiti}                                                                                                                                      Principal, Govt. Polytechnic Ambota {District Una}                                                                                            Appellate Authority in case of S.A.P.I.O                                                                                          Joint Director, Technical Education, H.P. 

 
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