The Craftsmen Training Scheme was introduced by the Government of India in year 1950 to ensure a steady flow of skilled work force in different trades for the domestic industry, to raise quantitatively and qualitatively the industrial production by systematic training, to reduce unemployment among the educated youth by providing them employable skills, to cultivate and nurture a technical and industrial attitude in the minds of younger generation.
Presently, this scheme is being implemented through a network of 15,042 ITIs (Govt. 2,738 + Private 12,304) and 33 NSTIs located all over the country by ensuring the general standards laid down by Director General of Training. Under the Craftsman Training scheme (CTS), the duration of various trades training courses varies between 1 to 2 years.
National Skill Training Institute (W) , Thiruvananthapuram is an Institute under Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India is conducting Craftsman Training Scheme (CTS) / ITI courses under the aegis of NCVT in the following trades :
|Sl. No.||Trade||NSQF Level||Duration||Sanctioned Seats|
|1||Architectural Draghtsman||5||2 Years||48|
|2||Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (COPA)||4||1 Year||48|
|3||Desk Top Publishing Operator||4||1 Year||24|
|4||Dress Making||4||1 Year||20|
|5||Electronic Mechanic||5||2 Years||24|
|6||Secretarial Practice (English)||4||1 Year||24|
Programme structure : The duration of craftsman training is one year for all Non-Engineering trades and Two Years for Engineering trades
Combination of Subjects : The following subjects are covered
- Professional Knowledge (Trade Technology)
- Professional Skill (Trade Practical)
- Employability Skills
Start of session : 1st August of every year.
Eligibility for Admission : 8th standard for Dress Making and for remaining trades 10th standard. Merit will be as per the marks scored in Basic qualification. Reservations as per Central Government Reservation Policy
Age limit : Minimum 14 years, No upper age limit
Admission & Award of Certificate : Candidates can enroll for the above programmes. A candidate has to secure 33 % in Trade Theory, 33% in employability skills, and 60% in Trade Practical marks and also have a minimum of 80 % attendance only the candidates will be allowed to appear for the final examination conducted by NCVT, New Delhi in June/July every year. On passing the prescribed exam, trainees will be awarded the National Trade Certificate from NCVET.
|Sl. No.||Particulars||Amount (in Rs.) for General||Amount (In Rs.) for SC/ST/PH|
|3||Caution Deposit (Refundable)||250||250|
|5||Tuition Fee||1800 (Rs.150/- Per Month)||600 (Rs.50/- Per Month)|
|7||Examination fee||Rs.100/- for first attempt & Rs.200/- for 2nd attempt & subsequent attempt||Rs.25/- for first attempt & Rs.50/- for 2nd attempt & Subsequent attempt|
Hostel : Hostel facilities are available for trainees on payment of Rs. 100/- per month as Hostel rent and Rs. 50/- as Hostel service charge. Hostel Caution money Rs. 125/- per session(Refundable) are also to be deposited for availing hostel. Separate hostel facilities are available for ladies. Messing charges Rs. 1800/- per month extra to be borne by the candidates.
Games : Different Game items available for the trainees
Working Hours : From 09.00 am to 5.30 pm with half hour lunch break on all working days(Monday to Friday).
Attendance : Minimum 80% attendance is required to appear in the Final Trade Test to be held at the end of the course.
Note : Above fees/Charges subject to change as per direction of the DGT, MSDE, New Delhi