Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS)

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 (NSTIW) for Women, Mumbai 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

CTS - Download Curriculum

CTS - Computer Operator and Programming Assistant (NSQF Level - 4)

CTS - Dress Making (NSQF Level - 4)

CTS - Cosmetology (NSQF Level - 4)

CTS - Electronics Mechanic (NSQF Level - 5)

CTS - Architectural Draughtsman (NSQF Level - 5)

CTS - IoT Technician (Smart City) (NSQF Level - 4)

CTS - Smartphone Technician Cum App Tester (NSQF Level - 3)

CTS - Multimedia Animation and Special Effects (NSQF Level - 4)


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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

Landline No.: 022-24223962

Email: nstimumbaiw[at]gmail[dot]com




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