Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS)

National Skill Training Institute (W) , Indore 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 Filled Vacant Coordinator
2 Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (COPA) 3 1 Year 24 24 0 Ms. Chandrika Kushwah V.I
3 Basic Cosmetology 3 1 Year 24 24 0 Ms. Tripta Datta, TO
4 Dress Making 3 1 Year 40 40 0 Ms. Namita Chowrasia, VI
5 Secretarial Practice (English) 3 1 Year 24 24 0 Ms. Meenu Mehra, TO
6 Stenographer & Secretarial Assistant (Hindi) 3 1 Year 24 24 0 Ms. Sudha Vishwakarma, VI

Programme structure : The duration of craftsman training is one year for all Non-Engineering trades other than *TECHNICIAN ELECTRONICS SYSTEM DESIGN AND REPAIR* is Engineering trade which is of 2 years duration.

Combination of Subjects : The following subjects are covered

  • Trade Technology
  • 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 in 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 NCVT.

Fees Details

Sl. No. Particulars Amount (in Rs.) for General Amount (In Rs.) for SC/ST/PH
1 Admission fee 100 25
2 Registration fee 50 Nil
3 Caution Deposit (Refundable) 250 250
4 Gymkhana fee 100 Nil
5 Library Deposit 20 20
6 Tuition Fee 1800 600
7 Examination fee 100 25
  Total 2420 645

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 : Playground is available for Games 

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 1 : Fee free* for womens in session 2023-24 as per the order of  DGT, MSDE, New Delhi

Note 2 : Above fees/Charges subject to change as per direction of the DGT, MSDE, New Delhi

CTS Courses

Government of India initiated Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) in for imparting skills in various vocational trades to meet the skilled manpower requirements for technology and industrial growth of the country. About 70% of the training period is allotted to practical training and the rest to theoretical training relating to Trade theory.


Contact details

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  • Phone No.: 0731 2991471



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