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Craftsmen Training Scheme

Craftsmen Training Scheme

The Craftsman Training Scheme was introduced by government of India in 1950 to ensure a steady flow of skill workers in different trades for the domestic Industries, to raise quantitative Industrial Production by systematic training , to reduce unemployment among the educated youth by providing them employable training , to cultivate and nurture a technical and industrial attitude in the minds of younger generation. The scheme, most important in the field of vocational training , has been shaping Craftsmen to meet the existing as well as future manpower need, through the vast network of ITIs in the state. The day-to-day administration of ITI under the Craftsman Training Scheme was transferred to State Government with effect from the year 1956.

Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) have been set up basically under the Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) and Center of Excellence Scheme (CoE) in Goa with an objective to ensure a steady flow of skilled personnel to the Public and Private Sectors, and to reduce unemployment amongst the educated youth by equipping them with the required skills, education and discipline.

There are 10 Govt. and 3 Pvt. ITIs in the State of Goa imparting training in various Engineering and Non-Engineering trade courses. Most of the trades and units available in these Institutes are affiliated to the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT), New Delhi through Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Government of India, New Delhi and training is imparted as per the syllabus and curriculum approved by Government of India in consultation with NCVT. However, some of the trades/units in these it is are affiliated to State Council for Vocational Training (SCVT), Panaji-Goa.

The total annual seating capacity in the ITIs is 3908.

The total Trade courses offered by the ITIs 38

List of CTS courses click here (

Subjects to be studied during the Course of Training:
Craftsmen Training Scheme (Semester Pattern)
Engineering Trades Non-Engineering Trades
1. Trade Theory
2. Trade Practical
3. Workshop Calculation & Science
4. Engineering Drawing ( Except for
D’Man Mech. &D’Man Civil trades)
5. Employability Skills
6. IT Literacy*
1. Trade Theory
2. Trade Practical
3. Employability Skills
4. IT Literacy *
5. Additional subject related to the trade
Center of Excellence (Modular Pattern)
Advanced Module
(1). Trade Theory
(2). Trade Practical
Specialized training to be undertaken in the industry on completion of training under Advanced Module.
*Subject to MSDE Norms