National Skill Training Institute for Women (Erstwhile Regional Vocational Training Institute for Women), Kazhakuttom, Trivandrum, Kerala is imparting Vocational Training as required by the Local Industry and also providing need based training to become self-entrepreneur. National Skill Training Institute comes under Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (Erstwhile Ministry of Labour & Employment, Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)), Women’s Training cell under Directorate General of Training. This exclusive institute for women facilitates regular long term training programme in various disciplines and short term training programmes . Long term courses are conducted in levels such as Craft Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) ,Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS), and Advanced Diploma in IT, Networking and Cloud. Institute is also the Extension Centre for IGNOU, NIOS, PMKVY/SHI. And also proposed to conduct short term courses under various SSC. The 'Skill Hubs Initiative' under PMKVY 3.0 aims at creating shared infrastructure, aligned with the needs of the local economy which addresses the vocational training needs of all target segments.

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NSTI(W),Trivandrum (Erstwhile RVTI for Women) is established in 1983 by Woman Vocational Training cell of Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Erstwhile Ministry of Labour & Employment, Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)), Government of India in association with International Labour Organisation (ILO) to provide wide range of equitable opportunities on Vocational Training for woman, so as to bring them in to the main stream of the nation’s economic activities.

 This institute is equipped with own building, hostel, 24 hours security, infrastructure as per syllabus for imparting training activities, full fledged and dedicated trainers. 


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Identification of vocational skill training areas

Organization of skill training programmes for women.

Maintaining industry- institute linkages.

All around development of Trainees

How to Reach

National Skill Training Institute for Women Kazhakuttom ,

Trivandrum(District), Kerala(State) – 695 582 ,

Ph.No. 0471-2418391

Location of NSTI(W) , Kazhakuttom, Trivandrum

Airways: In Bypass road (NH 66) ,12 kms far from International Airport , Trivandrum.

Railways: 3.1 kms far from Kazhakuttom Railway station.

Roadways: 1 km apart from Kaniyapuram Bus depot.


Contact details

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  • Phone : 0471-2418391



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