The Directorate of Technical Education in Union Territory of Chandigarh has four technical institutes under its control viz. Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology CCET (Diploma Wing), Government Polytechnic for women (GPW), Government Industrial Training Institute (GITI) and Government Industrial Training Institute for Women (GITIW). These institutes cater to the Supervisory and skilled manpower needs of the industry in and around the city Beautiful of Chandigarh.


The aim of the G.I.T.I is to create a learning environment for the trainees and provide opportunities for them to realize their complete potential. Emphasis is laid on character building and development of individual aptitudes for learning and ability to adapt to the society. Our main objectives are (i) To provide a curriculum designed to develop a trainee physically, intellectually and emotionally so that he/she emerges as a responsible and well balanced fully technically skilled citizen who can adjust him/her self in the modern industry as well as be a future entrepreneur. (ii) To ensure a steady flow skilled workers in different trades for the industry. (iii) To raise the quality and quantity of industrial production by systematic training of workers and (iii) To reduce unemployment among the educated youth by equipping them for suitable industrial employment.

Centre of Excellence

This Institute has been selected as Centre of Excellence in the 'Automobile Sector' by the Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India. Training under this scheme is being imparted on modular pattern w.e.f Session 2005 and this consist of 6 Modules of basic training for one year and four advanced modules of specialized training for a period of 6 months in Automobile trade followed by 6 months industrial training. This institute offers training in 21 trades. Total maximum sanctioned intake of 624 trainees.