Crafts Instructor Training - NSTI (W) Panipat

About CITS Scheme: 

            Training of Craft Instructors is the mandated responsibility of DGT and It has been operational since the inception of the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS). Comprehensive training both in skills and training methodology is imparted to the instructor trainees to make them conversant with techniques of transferring hands-on skills, to train skilled manpower for the industry. Under the Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) programme, the eligible candidates are those who possess NTC/ NAC/Diploma/Degree qualifications. 

Programme structure : The duration of crafts instructor training is one year.

Combination of Subjects : The following subjects are covered

  • Trade Technology (Comprising of Basic & Advanced components of trade practice and theory)
  • Vocational Calculation & Science / Soft Skills
  • Training Methodology (Comprising of Teaching Practice and Principles of Teaching)

Start of session : Normally 1st August of every year.

SELECTION : Admission is done through All India Common Entrance Test which is conducted centrally by DGT HQ. The selected candidates through AICET got the admission at various NSTI's across the country.

Eligibility for Admission : NCVT certificate in the relevant trade or Diploma/Degree from a recognized Board of Technical Education/University or Equivalent. 

Age limit : Minimum  not specified, No upper age limit

Passing Criterion & Award of Certificate:  The candidates have to appear in the final theory and practical examinations  conducted by NCVT, New Delhi in June/July every year. On passing the prescribed exam, trainees will be awarded the Instructor training Certificate from NCVT. A candidate has to secure minimum 60 %  in Trade Theory, 60% in POT, 60% in VCS and 60% in Trade Practical. 

NSTI(Women), Panipat at present is providing the CITS training in the following trades, as on dated 08.05.2023

S No.

Name of the Trade


No. of Units of the Trade

Sanctioned Seats

1 Cosmetology CITS 2 50
2 Dress Making CITS 1 25
3 Sewing Technology CITS 2 50
4 Surface Ornamentation Techniques CITS 1


 Trade In-charge(s) for CITS courses as on dated 26.07.2021



Ms. Tanushree Sharma 

Ms. Priyanka Joshi


Dress Making

Mr. Raminder Kumar


Sewing Technology

Ms. Priyanka Joshi


Surface Ornamentation Technique

Ms. Priyanka Joshi

5 Fruit & Vegetables Processing Mr. Raminder Kumar



Contact details

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0180-2668444-45, 2661044
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