New Age Course

National Skill Training Institute (W) , Thiruvananthapuram  is an Institute under Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India is conducting  the following Craftsman Training Scheme (CTS) - New Age courses under the aegis of NCVT :

Sl. No. Trade NSQF Level Duration Seating Capacity Eligibility
1 Additive Manufacturing Technician- 3 D Printing 3 1 Year 20 10th class pass 
2 Internet of Things Technician (Smart City) 3 1 Year 24 Passed 10th class examination under 10+2
system with Science & Mathematics

Technician Electronics system
Design and Repair


5 2 Years 24 a) 10th class pass (or)
b) Lateral Entry: Direct 2nd Year admission
for NTC passed out (Two year courses) in
Electronics and Hardware Sector or IoT
Group of 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 : For CTS- New Age  trades minimum Qualification is 10th standard pass. Merit will be as per the marks scored in Basic qualification. Reservations as per Central Government Reservation Policy

Age limit : Minimum 14 years as on first day of academic session.

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. 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
1 Admission fee 100 25
2 Issue of Duplicate Certificate 100 50
3 Caution Deposit (Refundable) 250 250
4 Gymkhana fee 100 Nil
5 Tuition Fee Rs.150/- Per Month 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



Sl. No. Particulars Amount (in Rs.) for General/PH Amount (In Rs.) for SC/ST
  Registration Fee 50 0
1 Admission fee 100 25
3 Caution Deposit (Refundable) 250 250
4 Gymkhana fee 100 Nil
5 Tuition Fee 0 0
7 Examination fee 0 0
  Total 500/- 275/-

*No Tuition Fee and Examination Fee for Female Applicants

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

New Age Courses

New Age CTS Courses are designed to cater the demand of skilled manpower in newly emerging areas. These courses will be on the lines of CTS (Craftsman Training Scheme) pattern.


Contact details

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  • Phone : 0471-2418391



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