In February 2014, Govt of India had sanctioned 08 new National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs) for Women (Erstwhile Regional Vocational Training Institutes (RVTIs) for Women ) for various States, including the state of Himachal Pradesh.


Training at NSTI Shimla

Training in various courses is conducted at this institute involving latest Machinery and Equipments. Due emphasis is also provided to upgrade the infrastructure time to time to cope up with latest industrial requirements. During training the trainees are also deputed for “On the Job Training” in reputed firms/organizations/industries, so as to have their overall exposure to the latest trends in the market. Presently, the training at NSTI Shimla is conducted in various courses under Craftsman Training Scheme (CTS) & Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS). Besides this need based/regional based/local based short term courses are also conducted at NSTI Shimla.

Placements at NSTI Shimla

Efforts are being put in for the better placements of passed out trainees in various organizations/firms/industries through placement cell of NSTI Shimla. NSTI Shimla conducts regular Placement drives for the placement of passed out trainees for their better career growth in convergence with reputed organizations/firms/industries. The trainees of NSTI Shimla have suitable placements in reputed organizations like Vardhman Textiles , Giny & Jony Ltd. , K3 Banquets and Plan foundation etc through the placement cell set up at this institute.

Self Initiatives

Focus and devotion have always been considered as key areas for perfection in skills by the trainees at NSTI Shimla. Besides placement assistance through placement cell at NSTI Shimla, some trainees are successfully running their own ventures. Success Story…..

Directorate General of Training (DGT)

Directorate General of Training(DGT) in the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) is an apex organization for development and coordination of the skill training including Women’s Skill Training. The main aim of this Directorate is to make India’s youth employable and to provide skilled manpower to the industry. The major roles of DGT are:- Policy formation on Skill Training, Laying down standards , Development & Revision of course curricula, granting affiliation, Trade testing & Certification.





Passed out Trainees of NSTI Shimla

The following Information contains total passed out trainees from different trades up to 2018


Fashion Design and Technology


Architectural Draughtsmanship / Architectural Assistantship


Desk Top Publishing Operator


Food & Beverages Services Assistant


Food Production General


Draughtsman Civil

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