Jiri Technical School (JTS) was established in 1982 as a joint project between the then His Majesty’s Government of Nepal and the Government of Switzerland. The main objective of JTS is to improve the living condition of the rural communities by imparting the appropriate and qualitative skill in Health, Construction and Agriculture Trades for immediate application and (self) employment. The training was started in JTS since February 1984. During the starting period, the intake was seven grade passed. The training period was 3 years in JTS with an additional 10 months On-The-job-Training (OJT).
From 1990 onwards admission criteria were changed for Agriculture and Construction trade and intake was 10th class pass for 2 years training in the school and 5 months OJT. Similar criteria were also set for Health Trade since 1993 onwards. Previously, the catchments area of JTS was confined to only six mid-hill districts of the country, which has been made open for all the districts of Nepal since 1993.
Jiri Technical School (JTS) is located in Jiri, Dolakha, 200 KM to the east of Kathmandu in a beautiful valley with a healthy environment. Nice place having no pollution. It is a tourist place; this place is also called Switzerland of Nepal.
TSLC in PJTA (Plant Science)
Auxiliary Nurse Midwife(ANM)
Diploma in Agriculture (Plant Science)
Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Science)
TSLC in VJTA(Veterinary Science)
TSLC in Civil Engineering(Civil Sub-Overseer)
Diploma in Civil Engineering
School is taking only minimum tuition fee, hostel and deposits to develop the thinking of ownership towards school. The course (29 months) hostel fee 3,000.00, tuition fee is 6,000.00 and total fee is NRs. 9,000.00.
Graduate record and Employment records:
Up to January 2010 the total number of trainees graduated was 2051. JTS is conducting mail survey every year. According to the response the percentage of employment is 68.18 %.
There is only one selection center in Jiri Technical School. The competition is very high for health and construction satisfactory in agriculture. The total number of students appear in the entrance exam were 425 in 2066. Among them only 25 were under SLC. The SLC pass in 1st division were 61, 284 were 2nd division and 54 were 3rd division. Most of the trainees are coming form Dolakha, Ramechhap, Okhaldhunga, Solukhumbu, Karvepalanchowk, Sindudpalnchowk, Gorkha, Lamjung and Tanahau districts