Crafts Instructor Training Scheme(CITS)


National Skill Training Institute Jamshedpur established by Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, offers Craft Instructor Training under CITS of one year duration for various trades combining Trade Technology(TT), Engineering Technology (ET) and Training Methodology (TM).

Primary objective of this Institute are to train the Vocational Instructors of various Industrial Training Institutes / Centres and other training establishment.

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.


Trade Offered:

Sl. No Name of the Trade No. of Units No. of Sanctioned Seats Course Duration Curriculum
1. Fitter 2 50 1 Year Download

Programme structure :

The duration of crafts instructor training is one year.

Combination of Subjects:

The following subjects are covered
a) Trade Technology (Comprising of Basic & Advanced components of trade practice and theory)
b) Engineering Technology (Comprising of Workshop Calculations & Science and Engg. Drawing)  

c) Training Methodology (Comprising of Teaching Practice and Principles of Teaching)

Start of session: 1st August of every year.

SELECTION : Admission is done through All India Common Entrance Test which is conducted centrally by DGT HQ.
Entrance Examination Fees – Rs. 500/- for General Category and Rs. 300/- for SC / ST candidates

Eligibility for Admission

NCVT certificate in the relevant trade or Diploma / Degree from a recognized Board of Technical Education / University or Equivalent.
Preference will be given to the candidates deputed by Govt. / Pvt. ITIs
However, private candidates meeting the above requisites are also considered for admission subject to the availability of seats, on order of merit.

Age limit : Minimum 18 years, No upper age limit

Admission & Award of Certificate

Candidates can enroll for the above programmes for one year.
A candidate has to secure 40% marks in each subject of online examination (Trade Theory, POT, WCS and Engg. drawing) and 60 % Sessional marks in Theory & Practicals and also have a minimum of 80 % attendance (per month)  
to appear the final examination. The final examination 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.

Fees Structure/Year


 Hostel: Moderately furnished limited rooms on share basis with common bathroom facility are available for male trainees only on payment of nominal charges of Rs. 1200/- per year as per DGT Rules. Ladies hostel is not available.

Medical Facilities : Medical facility is available in NSTI Jamshedpur but treatment cost will be borne by the trainee.

Sports & Games: Playground is available for outdoor 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 (per month) 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.



CITS Courses

The objective of the Craft Instructor Training (CITS) is to train Instructors in the techniques of transferring hands-on skills, in order to
train semi-skilled / skilled manpower for industry


Contact details

Telephone: 0657-2383470 / 2383461
E-mail: /



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