The Department of Skill Development and Industrial Training, Haryana is imparting skill based training to the unemployed youth of state through the network of 167 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes (134 (Co-Ed.) GITIs and 33 GITIs for Women) and 242Private ITIs under Craftsman Training Scheme. Engineering & Non- Engineering trade courses of one and two years duration are being run in these institutes. During the current academic year 2018-19, 60576 sanctioned seats in 3542 trade units have been released for admission in GITIs and 39052 sanctioned seats in 2302 trade units have been released for admission in private ITIs. Total 7 admission rounds have been completed till 5th Oct. 2018 & 76975 (53017 in GITI's and 23958 in PITI's) Trainees admitted to Govt. & Pvt. ITI's during session 2018-2019.
In the year 1966, when Haryana came into being, there was 48 Govt. Industrial Training Institutes with the seating capacity of 7156. Now, there are total 409 Govt. & Pvt. Industrial Training Institutes with 99628 sanctioned seats offering courses in 76 different trades. Quality of training in ITIs is being upgraded regularly by improvement in curriculum, training methodology and training of trainers through industry sector council at Govt. of India. New trades are also being introduced as per market demand.