Long Term Training Courses

Long Term Courses:- CITS

Training of Craft Instructors is the responsibilty of DGT in the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. The Craft Instructors' Training Scheme is operational since inception of the Craftsmen Training Scheme. The first Craft Instructors' Training Institute was established in 1948. Subsequently, five more institutes namely, Central Training Institute for Instructors( Now called as Advanced Training Institue- ATI), ATI at Mumbai, Howrah, Kanpur, Ludhiana and Hyderabad were established by the then DGE&T. National Skill Training Institute, Ludhiana was established in 1963.
Objective of the Craft Instructor Training is to train Instructors in the techniques of transferring hands-on skills, in order to train semi-skilled / skilled manpower for industry. Structure of training programme is to such that comprehensive training both in skill development and training methodology is imparted to the trainees.

The duration of crafts instructor training is one year .

Annual Pattern
Trade Technology (TT)- Trade specific Engineering Technology (ET) Common for similar trades in group
Training Methodology ( TM) - Common for all trades

SELECTION : Admission is done through All India Common Entrance Test which is conducted centrally by DGT HQ.
Eligibilty for Admission to CITS Program : NTC/NAC/ Diploma/Degree in relevant branch of Engineering

Trades available under Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) at NSTI Ludhiana
SL Name of Trades
1 Electrician
2 Fitter
3 Machinist
4 Turner
5 Welder
6 Mechanic Motor Vehicle
7 Mechanic Diesel 
8 Mechanic Tractor 
9 Mechanic Agriculture Machinery
10 Computer Software Application