Craft Instructor training Scheme- NSTI W Patna Craft Instructor Training Scheme is operational since inception of the Craftsmen Training Scheme. The first Craft Instructor Training Institute was established in 1948. The main objective of Crafts Instructor training programme is to enable Instructors explore different aspects of the techniques in pedagogy and transferring of hands-on skills so as to develop a pool of skilled manpower for industries, also leading to their career growth & benefiting society at large. Thus promoting a holistic learning experience where trainee acquires specialized knowledge, skills & develops attitude towards learning & contributing in vocational training ecosystem.

This course also enables the instructors to develop instructional skills for mentoring the trainees, engaging all trainees in learning process and managing effective utilization of resources. It emphasizes on the importance of collaborative learning & innovative ways of doing things. All trainees will be able to understand and interpret the course content in right perspective, so that they are engaged in & empowered by their learning experiences and above all, ensure quality delivery

National Skill Training Institute(W), Patna  CITS Courses as below:

S.No Trade NSQF Level Duration Year Sanctioned Seat
1 Electronics Mechanic 5 1 25
2 Fashion Design & Technology 5 1 25


Objective: These Courses are to train the Vocational Instructors of various Industrial Training Institutes and other training establishments.

Combination of Subjects: The subjects from given below covered as per syllabus of respective Trade.

Trade Technology (Comprising of Basic & Advanced components of trade practice and theory).
Engineering Technology (Comprising of Workshop Calculations & Science and Engg. Drawing).
Vocational Science & Calculation / Soft Skills.
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 (AICET) which is conducted centrally by DGT HQ. The link is  Or

Age limit: Minimum 18 years, No upper age limit.

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.

Admission & Award of Certificate: Candidates can enroll for the above programs for one year. A candidate has to secure 60% Sessional marks in Theory and Practicals and also have a minimum of 80% attendance. On possessing the above requisites, 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 Instructor training Certificate from NCVT.

General Fee Structure followed in NSTIs:

S.No. Particulars Govt. Deputed Private -General Private -SC/ST/PH/EWS
1 Admission Fee 100/- 100/- 25/-
2 Registration Fee Nil 50/- NIL
3 Caution Deposit (Refundable)  250/- 250/- 250/-
4 Gymkhana Fee 100/- 100/- 20/-
5 Library Deposit 20/- 20/- NIL
6 Tuition Fees NIL 900/- Half-yearly 300/- Half-yearly
7 Examination Fee 100/- 100/- 25/-
                                  Total 570/- 1520/- 620/-

Hostel: Not Available 

Games: Selected Games available.

Working Hours: From 09.00 am to 5.30 pm with a 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 and other subject to change as per the direction of the DGT, MSDE, New Delhi.


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.  for more details please visit at


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Phone No.:0612-2567333 



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