Thursday, September 18, 2008

ATTC, Bardang

ATTC, Bardang - front view

The establishment of the Advanced Technical Training Centre (ATTC) is one of the major initiatives that is taken by the Government of Sikkim for the development of technical education in the State.

The curriculum offered by this polytechnic has been framed by Nettur Technical Training Foundation (NTTF) Bangalore. ATTC has been awarded ISO 9001:2000 Quality Systems Certification by Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI).

The establishment of this polytechnic is designed to address the need for employable skills to be imbibed among the youth of the State. This will address the major constraint for development in the State as also for seeking potential employment outside the State.

Inauguration of ATTC by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Sikkim

The Diplomas and the Post Diplomas issued by NTTF are highly valued by major industries within the country and even abroad. The Diplomas issued by ATTC will be jointly certified by the Board of Technical Education, Sikkim and NTTF. On completion of their courses, the students are also assured of getting placement in industries of repute within the country.

Multipurpose Hall

The courses offered by the polytechnic have been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). There are five 3 year diploma courses being run which are:

Diploma in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Tool & Die Making, Manufacturing Technology and Computer Application.

Well stocked library

The Institute is equipped with the latest equipment, machineries and computers and supported by a team of qualified and trained faculty. The Institute have a variety of software and learning resources, computer based tutorials etc. and a very well stocked library with a wide selection of books, journals etc.

CNC Machine in the Workshop

Student at work

Objectives of the Institute:
  • To promote technical training in India, particularly in the areas of Tool & Die Making, Electronics, Computer Sciences and other allied trades both at craftsman level and technician level.
  • To offer continuing education programme to functionaries in industry and unemployed youth and to serve local community through community development programme.
  • To sponsor programmes aimed towards the development of rural India .

Robotic arm in CIM Lab

Students in the Workshop

Eligibility Criteria: The candidate should have passed Class X or equivalent from a recognized Board, i.e. 10-year study course, having minimum 45% marks in Mathematics and Science (40% in the case of SC/ST/OBC candidates)

All eligible candidates will have to appear for a Common Entrance Test of 3 hour duration comprising of English, Mathematics, Science, Aptitude and General Knowledge of Class X standard.

ATTC Campus

For details, please contact:

Advanced Technical Training Centre 31A NH, Bardang, Singtam, East Sikkim, Pin Code: 737134 Phone: 03592 – 233482 Telefax: 03592-235381