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Under the Women’s Vocational Training programmes, institutionalized skill training is being offered to women in Craftsmen Training Scheme(CTS) and Craft Instructors Training Scheme(CITS).

The Women Target Group (for Regular Training) are :- 

  • for Craftsmen Training Scheme:- Minimum age: 14 years; Upper age: No Bar

Minimum Qual.: Pass in 10th/12th class under 10+2 system, depending on the training area opted; 

  • for Craft Instructors Training Scheme:- women having National Trade Certificate (NCVT) in relevant trade (Upper age: No Bar); 
  • Short-term need-based courses conducted as per demand
The admission to these courses are held as follows:- 
Courses under CTS- July every year. Classes generally commence in August

Courses under CITS- Advertisement is generally released in June. Training is conducted on modular pattern with admission every 3/4 months depending on the type of module/course available in each institute. 

The admission application format for CTS and CITS courses is printed in Employment News along with advertisement for admission. 

The Vocational Training Programmes under CTS are implemented by the Union Territories/State Governments and the Central Government.  

Vocational Training Programme for women - State Sector:- 

Under the State Sector, the vocational training is organised through a network of  Women ITI/private women ITIs/Women Wings in General ITIs, which are directly under the administrative control of the respective State Governments.  

Training facilities are being offered in engineering & non-engineering skill courses under the Craftsmen Training Scheme. Training seats sanctioned per unit is limited to 16 seats in most trades and the training programmes are scheduled as August to July.  

Directorate General of Employment & Training, Ministry of Labour & Employment lays down policies and standards of training, prepares curricula, conducts trade tests and awards certificates.  

Vocational Training Programme for women - Central Sector:-  

Institution Network:- The Women’s Vocational Training Programme at  Directorate General of Employment & Training, Ministry of Labour & Employment is implemented through a network of  11 Institutes - one National Vocational Training Institute For Women & ten Regional Vocational Training Institutes For Women (RVTIs) .  

Training areas:- 

Some of the areas in which training is being imparted are:-  

  • Electronics Mechanic; 
  • Instrument Mechanic; 
  • Computer Operator & Programming Assistant; 
  • Architectural Draughtsmanship; 
  • Desk Top Publishing; 
  • Dress Making; 
  • Embroidery and needle work; 
  • Secretarial Practice(English); 
  • Hair & Skin Care; 
  • Fruit & Vegetables Preservation; 
  • Catering & Hospitality;
  • Interior Decoration & Designing; 
  • Stenography (Hindi) etc. 
  • Training Methodology/ Principles of Teaching (Pedagogy), 
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Business Services (This course is not under NCVT; Certificate would be issued at institute level)

Short term need-based courses are also organized in the NVTI/RVTIs in various skill areas. The duration of these courses generally varies from one to eight weeks 

The curriculum for the training courses are designed in consultation with the industry, and are modified as and when required. 

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