Total 4 type of examinations are conducted twice every year by the department.
1. All India Trade Test :- For evaluation of trainees enrolled in all Private/Govt ITIs. This test is conducted by DGT, New Delhi in states, which are held twice according to DGT time table in months of Jan-Feb and July-Aug every year simultaneously in entire nation. Question papers for the same are also prepared by DGT, New Delhi.
Presently these examinations are held in 2 patterns.
a. Semester pattern – From admission session 2013 CTS training by DGT, Semester pattern was implemented. According to semester pattern exams are held in months of Jan-Feb and July-Aug for semester 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 4th. OMR sheets are evaluated by approved agency of DGT, New Delhi. For 2nd , 3rd and 4th semester in engineering trades Engineering Drawing subject paper is taken in conventional pattern on drawing sheets. From Aug 2014 session, exam related works are online providing hall ticket generation, marks upload, result declaration, mark sheets and NCVT certificates on DGT MIS portal.
b. Conventional pattern – Ex Trainee having due paper in subject who is enrolled before August 2013 are permissible to clear paper in rule of 5 attempts with conventional pattern examinations held in Jan-Feb and July-Aug.
2. All India Apprenticeship Exams – For evaluation of apprenticeship training enrolled trainees DGT, New Delhi apprenticeship exams are held twice each year in April and October of every year.
3. Centers of Excellence –Trainees enrolled in COE scheme are evaluated though exam. Question papers and exam program are prepared by DGET, New Delhi in month of Feb- March and Aug-Sep.
4. State Council for vocational training examination – Exams for trainees enrolled in SCVT training program are held twice every year in Feb-March and Aug-Sep.