Contact Info


  • National Skill Training Institute
  • V N Purav Marg
  • Eastern Express Highway
  • Sion , Chunabhatti
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra 400022


Training of Craft Instructors is the responsibilty of DGT in the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship . The Craft Instructors' Training Scheme is operational since inception of the Craftsmen Training Scheme. The first Craft Instructors' Training Institute was established in 1948.Subsequently , five more institutes namely , Central Training Institute for Instructors( Now called as Advanced Training Institue- ATI), ATI at Mumbai,Howrah , Kanpur, Ludhiana and Hyderabad were established in 1960's by the then DGE&T.


Objective of the Craft Instructor Training is to train Instructors in the techniques of transferring hands-on skills, in order to train semi-skilled / skilled manpower for industry. Structure of training programme is to such that comprehensive training both in skill development and training methodology is imparted to the trainees.


Under the semester concept , Instructor can take up training in any of the Institutes as per his/her convenience. Semester on Engineering Technology is common for trades in the group.


Trade Technology -1 (TT1), Trade specific Trade Technology -2 (TT2), Trade specific

Engineering Technology (ET)

Common for similar trades in group

Training Methodology ( TM) - Common for all trades


SELECTION : admission is offered twice, in August and in February . Admission in August is done through centralized admission test .


Eligibilty for Admission to CITS Program : NTC/NAC/ Diploma/Degree in relevant branch of Engineering


Trades available under Crafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) at ATI Mumbai
SL Name of Trades SL Name of Trades SL Name of Trades
1 Electronics 5 Welder 9 MMV
2 Tool &Die 6 Electrician 10 D'Man(mech)
3 Machonist 7 Fitter 11 COPA
4 Turner 8 Instrument Mech.