Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) Announces Admissions for Young Women under Toyota Kausalya Program 2023

 In its constant endeavour to support ‘Skill India’, Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) is proud to announce the commencement of its “Toyota Kaushalya Program” admissions for the year 2023 for women. This initiative, in collaboration with the Director General of Training (DGT), is set to offer young underprivileged women in Karnataka a unique opportunity to excel in the automotive sector.

TKM’s “Kaushalya Program” focuses on admitting students from rural Karnataka to cultivate a pool of skilled industry-ready technicians. Earlier in the month of June’23, admissions for the male students were announced thus providing training to academically oriented students from economically challenged backgrounds in Karnataka where the cost of their education is to be borne by TKM. At present the program has nurtured 8 % girl students so far and aims to include 30% girl students by the end of 2025.

Mr. G. Shankara, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, TKM, expressing his thoughts, said “TTTI has clearly played a crucial role in skilling students from economically challenged backgrounds and promoting gender diversity in the field for over a decade now. By creating world-class technicians, the Institute has not only impacted the surrounding communities but also contributed to the broader national initiative of ‘Skill India’. Until now close to 1000 students have excelled in their skill sets and gained knowledge of international standards which is required for the growth of the auto industry. Their success is a testament to the institute’s dedication and commitment to empowering individuals and fostering excellence in the field of technical education.

Admission of young women in the Toyota Kaushalya Program is one step towards achieving gender equality. This comes at a time when the industry is increasingly seeking to nurture young minds both young men and women candidates by imparting relevant training and building value for the future. We strongly believe that the program will give enough impetus to widen the talent pool and build a fresh pipeline of women professionals by grooming them early for societal development and contribution to the State and nation at large.”

Aimed at providing world-class technical training to young women and empowering them with the skills and knowledge required to become proficient technicians, the program offers specialized courses in Automotive Weld Technician, Automotive Paint Technician, Automotive Assembly Technician, and Mechatronics Technician. The holistic specialized training and education not only promotes gender equality but also enhances the employability of women in the State of Karnataka whilst aligning with the company’s broader goal of equipping India’s workforce with the necessary skills to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving job market.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female candidates aged 18-22 years
  • Minimum educational qualification: 10th pass/12th pass or fail
  • Proficiency in Kannada and English
  • Residing in Karnataka
  • Selected participants will benefit from a comprehensive training program that includes both classroom and on-the-job development. The program spans 2.5 months of classroom training followed by 21.5 months of practical training on the shop floor. Additionally, a one-year apprenticeship opportunity is available for those interested.

Program Highlights:

  • Stipend of ₹14,505 for the first year and ₹15,560 for the second year
  • Benefits such as ESI, Uniform, Canteen, and PF
  • State-of-the-art hostel facilities with 24*7 security
  • Access to indoor & outdoor games, computer room, fitness center, library, clinic, and canteen
  • Course completion certificate, National Training certificate, and skill development certificate (ASDC)
  • The selection process comprises registration, face-to-face interviews, medical tests, background verification, a family visit to Toyota Kirloskar Motor, and finally, joining the program.

Developed under TTTI, The Toyota Kaushalya program offers a two-year free residential course that provides a unique opportunity for youth to acquire skills relevant to the manufacturing industry and enhance their employment potential. The program follows a ‘Learn and Earn’ approach, combining theoretical learning with On-the-Job Training (OJT). During their training, these aspiring students will have the privilege of being mentored by experienced supervisors who are Master Trainers in their respective fields. This ensures that they receive high-quality training and develop expertise in line with industrial culture and standards. The trainees will also be provided with high skill, deep knowledge and healthy body and mind training.

Furthermore, Toyota Technical Training Institute (TTTI) has been a pioneer in providing free training to academically oriented students from economically challenged backgrounds in Karnataka, with a focus on nurturing them into skilled technicians. Graduates from TTTI have consistently enjoyed high employment rates and access to excellent job opportunities both within Karnataka, India, and overseas.

TTTI’s efforts in the field of skill development have been recognized by institutions such as the Japan India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM), reinforcing its commitment to the Make-in-India and Skill India Mission initiatives. Over the course of its existence, TTTI has proudly seen more than 950+ graduates successfully complete their training. Among them, numerous individuals have accomplished noteworthy achievements in esteemed competitions like the National Skill Contest and the World Skills Contest, thereby instilling a sense of national pride.

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