Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS)

National Skill Training Institute (W) , Agartala 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
1 Cosmetology         4 1 Year            24
2 Dress Making         4 1 Year            20
3 Secretarial Practice (English)         4 1 year            24

Other sanctioned courses

Sl. No. Trade NSQF Level Duration Sanctioned Seats
1 Front office Assistant        4 1 Year             24
2 Desktop Publishing Operator        4 1 Year             24
3 Floriculture & Landscaping        4 1 Year             24
4 Bamboo works        3 1 Year             24

Programme structure : The duration of craftsman training is one year for all Non-Engineering trades .

Combination of Subjects : The following subjects are covered

  • Trade Technology
  • Trade Practical 
  • Emploability Skills 

Start of session : First week of September 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 NCVET.

Fees Details

As per order no. DGT-T-11012/21/2022-O/o (CFIs) dated 16.02.2023 Female Trainees are exempted from Tuition fees and Examination fees from session 2023-24 onwards

Sl. No. Particulars Amount (in Rs.) for General Amount (In Rs.) for SC/ST/PH
1 Application form fee 25 25
2 Admission fee 100 25
3 Registration fee 50 Nil
4 Caution Deposit (Refundable) 250 250
5 Gymkhana fee 100 Nil
6 Tuition Fee 1800 600
7 Examination fee 100 25
  Total 2425 925

Hostel : Hostel facility available

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

National Skill Training Institute For Women, D.G.T, M.S.D.E

Phone No. 8147857208

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