About Us-NSTI Kanpur

National Skill Training Institute-Kanpur is a prestigious Institute in the Northern Region functioning with the objective of meeting the training demands of Industries/Institutions in the country. The campus of the Institute is having well equipped Workshop, Laboratories, Administrative Building, Audio Visual Section, Library, Trainees’ Hostel, Dispensary, Staff quarters etc.
In the context of rapid industrial expansion in the country, it became necessary that knowledge and skill of existing workmen were updated and upgraded, so that the trained manpower may be utilized in upcoming and Advanced skilled areas with competence and confidence. With the objective to meet with the growing demand of highly skilled technician, the Government of India Ministry of Labour, with the assistance of UNDP/ILO introduced the scheme of "Advanced Vocational Training System" in the year 1978. Accordingly, with the introduction of this Scheme, the CTI was upgraded/developed to National Skill Training Institute (NSTI).
Since eighties, Industrial development/expansion has been faster than before. Computers, NC/CNC machines, Electro Hydraulic & Electro Pneumatic Controls, Robotics, Microprocessors etc. have been adopted by most of the industries. In order to meet with the training needs arisen due to introduction and application of sophisticated technology in the production process, it became necessary to further develop and expand the existing AVTS. Accordingly, Government of India, Ministry of Labour & Employment introduced scheme for training in the highly Advanced skill areas of NC/CNC, Electronics Maintenance System, etc. with the assistance of UNDP/ILO/World Bank. Necessary infra structural facilities were created and courses started.
Keeping in pace with the rapid growth of industrialization and use of sophisticated technology all over the world, NSTI, Kanpur, subsequently upgraded its training activities to match the industrial requirement and accordingly Hi-Tech CNC, Control Technology and PLC were introduced during the year 2000 to 2003.
The institute is acquired with a total land of 45 acres out of which 33 acres is covered with buildings & Green Parks and  rest 12 acres is covered with greenery . 



The National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) AN ISO 29990:2010 Institute, formerly known as Advanced Training Institute (ATI) for Instructors was set up by the Government of India in the year 1960 with the objective to train primarily the existing untrained Vocational Instructors.
Initially, the Institute started functioning in the Industrial Training building at Pandu Nagar, Kanpur. Later on, the Institute acquired 45 acres of land at Govind Nagar, which is in the southern part of Kanpur City, and constructed its own building. The Institute was subsequently shifted from ITI to its present building in the year 1965.


Main Gate , Main Campus , Map of NSTI campus


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


CTI Chouraha, Sanjay Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208022


Location of NSTI

Airways: 15 Kms from Kanpur airport and 80 kms from Ch Charan Singh Amousi Air port Lucknow

Railways:10 Kms from Kanpur Central/p>

Roadways:10 Kms from Jhakarkatti Bus Stand


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