Board Of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) :

In pursuance of the recommendations of the Scientific Manpower Committee made about five decades ago, the erstwhile Ministry of Education, Government of India, initiated a `Practical Training Stipendiary Scheme’ with the object of providing Practical Training to the fresh Engineering Graduates and Diploma Holders in Engineering. This scheme was directly administered by the Ministry of Education, Government of India at New Delhi, initially under this scheme, the industries/establishments, which took part on a voluntary basis, were requested to share the cost of stipend payable to the Apprentices equally.

As the response from the Industries/establishments to the scheme was quite encouraging and the demand for training from the needy candidates was equally increasing, the scheme was decentralized for administration of the same to its Four Regional Offices. As the demand for training increased quite alarmingly the Government of India set up four Regional Boards of Apprenticeship/Practical Training at Chennai, Kanpur, Mumbai and Kolkatta in the year 1969, as “Autonomous Bodies” having representations from the Industrial Associations and organizations, state Governments and other professional bodies.

Thus the administration of the scheme was vested with these Boards with the sole object of functioning independently to provide apprenticeship training to the fresh Engineering Graduates/Technician apprentices under the provisions of the Apprentices Act, 1961 amended in 1973. The Act has once again amended in 1986 to bring the products of 10 +2 Vocational / Junior Colleges / Intermediate pass out students under the provisions of the Apprentices Act. The new category of apprentices are termed as Technician (Vocational) Apprentices.

These four Regional Boards are authorised agencies to implement the national scheme of apprenticeship training in their respective regions.

(1) For Northern Region:  Refer to website

(2) For Southern Region: Refer to website

(3) For Western Region : Refer to website

(4) For Eastern Region: Refer to website


How to enroll for an apprenticeship for Aviation Field

A. It is very clear that there are followings aviation subject under Apprenticeship Act 1961

(1) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

(2) Aeronautical Engineering

(3) Avionics

To Check out other subjects click here

See an Screenshot here 

B.  To enroll the students have to Go to and Register as a Student. After registration (Enrollment) is completed here, take a Print out of the page where your Userid is showing up.

C. After the registartion you have to go to Regional Website of BOAT (Kanpur, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata) – in region where you will apprenticeship 


for Northern Region Go to and Click on Student Services > Candidate Enrollment. On Enrollment page, you need to type 12 character Alphanumeric code (UserId-obtained after performing step 1) Please make sure that entered Userid is correct else on line application form will not be opened.

Now fill the application form and submit it .Take the print out of  the mail send to your mail id.

After performing above steps you are required to send the following documents to BOAT office(Kanpur/New Delhi/Jaipur) as written on the print out of the mail send to your mail id.

a) Printout/copy of user id  received from above step

b)Printout/copy received from mail.(print out received above step)

c) Self attested copy of final year/consolidated mark sheets or degree / provisional certificate (to prove completion of Degree /Diploma/10+2 Vocational) (Internet copy of marksheet will not be accepted).

Upon completion of above steps, you will be allotted PID number.


Then you will be allowed for counseling and then, the apprenticeship.


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Dinesh Kumar Chaudhary · 5th May 2017 at 4:12 pm

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

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  • Ravi Chandel · 19th December 2017 at 8:18 pm

    can i personally go and get PID

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