The National Skill Training Institute ( NSTI)  Ludhiana An ISO 29990:2010 Certified Institute, formerly called  Advanced Training Institute (ATI) and  Central Training Institute for Instructor (CTI)  was established by Government of India, Ministry of Labour &  Employment, Directorate General of Employment and Training  in 1963 primarily with the objective for the training of Crafts Instructors in different Engineering trades for Industrial Training Institute (ITI’s), Industrial establishment and also for developing skilled manpower for the Industries.

Subsequently in 1978 the activities of the Institute were expanded under the UNDP and ILO collaborated Advanced Vocational Training System (AVTS) to upgrade and up-date the skill and knowledge of serving industrial workers and technicians. To make it more effective the institute was upgraded and renamed as Advanced Training Institute in May 1982. The Institute is well equipped with basic amenities required for healthy training environment.  It comprises of well equipped Workshop, Library, Audio-Visual Room, and Hostel for Trainees, Dispensary and club for indoor- outdoor games. Residential Complex for Staff is also constructed inside the Institute Campus.


The institute has completed glorious more than 50 years of skill building by conducting short term and long term courses. Many industrial establishments, institutions and organizations have utilized the know-how of this institute and benefited in achieving higher production with quality.


Mission of the institute is:

"To make India the skill Capital of the world."

Institute works towards the mission, To continuously update the skills of Industrial workforce for higher productivity. Bridging the gap between academics and industries for suitable placement of young generation in technical field.


To provide value added learning services leading to enhancement of delegates competence through standard & Tailor-Made courses as per the needs of Interested parties.

To continually improve the processes and performance resulting in enhancement of the satisfaction level of interested parties while ensuring compliance to all applicable Legal, Regulatory and Contractual requirements.




Identification of vocational skill training areas

Organization of skill training programmes for women.

Maintaining industry- institute linkages.

All around development of Trainees

How to Reach

                   National Skill Training Institute

                   Gill Road, Ludhiana 

                   Pin Code - 141003

                   Phone No - 0161- 2490187.

                   Location of NSTI

                   Nearest Airport : Chandigarh

                  Nearest Railway Station : Ludhiana 

                  Nearest Bus Stand : Ludhiana 


Contact details

Phone: +91-161-2501871, 2490187   

Fax: +91-161-2501871   




  • Total Visitors: 19051433
  • Unique Visitors: 1197117