Craftsmen Training Scheme -New Age Courses

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
1 Additive Manufacturing Technician- 3 D Printing 4 1 Year 20
2 Internet of Things Technician (Smart City) 4 1 Year 24
3 Smart Phone Technician Cum App Tester 3 6 Months 24

** As per the  instruction from DGT, above mentioned New- Age Courses are  not running in the current Academic Year

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

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


Contact details

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