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CITS/CTI Admission 2021-2022: Exam Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Result, Merit List, Counselling Process, Colleges

CITS/CTI Nimi Online Admission 2021-2022 - CTI/CITS/Nimi/AICET Admission (Craft Instructor Training Scheme) Entrance Exam DGT (Government of India, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship) conducts All India Common Entrance Test (AICET) for admission to Craft Instructor Training through centralized Counselling.

Courses are offered by Central Institutes under DGT like NSTI's and IToT's to fulfill the objective of uplifting and upgrading the Training standard of existing serving instructors of ITIs and Industry as well as those who aspire to become successful instructor in future in the Industrial Training Institutes (ITI’s). Admissions in Private IToTs will also be made through this entrance test only.Institutes offering Craftsman Training Instructor Scheme under NCVT Courses for August 2021 Batch...

New Update* - Admission to courses under Craft Instructor Training Scheme (CITS) at NSTIs and ITOTS will be made through All India Common Entrance Test which is scheduled to be held on 20 and 21st August, 2021. Applications are invited for Computer Based Test (online) on www.nimionlineadmission.in from the eligible candidates w.e.f. from 19.07.2021 to 02.08.2021 to appear in the entrance test at various centers across the country.

CTI / CITS Admission 2021-2022 August Session
CRAFT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SCHEME (CITS)
(शिल्प अनुदेशक प्रशिक्षण कार्यक्रम)
CITS/CTI Nimi Online Admission 2021-2022 Important Dates Highlights Below are the Official Releasing Dates for CITS/CTI Nimi Online Admission 2021-2022 Candidates can refer to -
CITS Exam Activity (Event Name) CITS Exam Important Dates
Application forms Available Online Dates July 19th, 2021
Deadline (Last Date) to fill the application August 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Deadline (Last Date) to pay the registration fee August 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM
AICET Computer Based CBT Exams / Online Exam Dates 20th and 21st August 2021
Mock Examination Link Opening Dates 9th to 16st August 2021
Hall Ticket/Admit Card Download from website 9th to 16st August 2021
CITS Result Publishing Dates 26th August, 2021
Online Counselling First Phase Dates 31th August to 4th September, 2021
Online Counselling Second Phase Dates 6th to 11st September, 2021
Online Counselling Third Phase Dates 14th to 18st September, 2021
MOP UP/ Spot Round Dates Notified Soon


CITS Admission Entrance Exam Highlights Points -

CTI (CITS) New Admission 2021-2022 Highlights For Examination
Event Information
Test Exam NameCITS
CITS Full-FormCrafts Instructor Training Scheme (CITS)
CITS Organization NameMinistry Of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship, Government of India
CITS Exam Conducting BodyAll India Common Entrance Test (AICET)
CITS Total Trdes Available35
CITS No of Seats Availabilty10,000+ Every Year 
CITS Exam TypesVocational Exam Course
CITS Exam LevelCentral (All India) Exam
CITS Exam Courses TypeVocational Instructor in ITI (Industrial Training Institute)
CITS Name of the InstitutionsNSTI, IToT, Pvt IToTs affiliated Colleges under NCVT
CITS Name of the Institutions (Full Name)
  1. National Skill Training Institue (NSTI)
  2. State Government Institutes of Training of Trainers (IToT)
  3. Private Institute of Training of Trainers (ITOT) affiliated under NCVT
CITS Application Mode Online
CITS Exam Mode Online Mode
CITS Official Website nimionlineadmission.in


CITS/CTI Admission 2021-2022 Application Fee - 
Candidates Fee
 General and all other candidates  Rs. 500/-
 SC / ST / PH / EWS / Women candidates  Rs. 300/-
Candidates need to remit entrance examination fee online using Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card

CITS/CTI Admission Eligibility Qualification 2021-2022 
  • NTC/NAC (NCVT certificate in relevant trade) or Diploma / Degree from a recognized Board of Technical Education/University or equivalent.
  • The candidates undergoing training under Craftsmen Training Scheme (CTS) who are going to appear in final exam of All India Trade Test (AITT) during July’ 2020, may also be considered for appearing in the AICET but their final admission in CITS courses will be subjected to successful completion of their training under CTS. If they fail in CTS final examination, they will not be allowed to continue the CITS courses and fee deposited is non-refundable.
  • The candidates who are going to appear in final semester of Degree/ Diploma during July’ 2021, may also be considered for appearing in the AICET but their final admission in CITS courses will be subjected to successful completion of their Degree/Diploma.
  • If they fail in Degree/Diploma final examination, they will not be allowed to continue the CITS courses and fee deposited is non-refundable.
  • For detailed entry qualification related to each trade please refer to Annexure – II.
  • SCVT and CoE candidates are not eligible.
  • Reservation of seats: - Central reservation policy is followed in the admission process
  • Age: - No Upper Age limit
CITS AICET Examination Pattern 2021-2022
Questions Percentage Subject/Trade
 75% questions Objective Type (Multiple Choice Type) of ITI Level Related to the trade applied for admission
 25% questions Objective Type Pertaining to Aptitude (Logical, Numeric and Reasoning)

CITS/CTI Admission EXAM CENTRES FOR CITS AICET 2021-2022

Sr. No.Exam CentreSr. No.Exam Centre
1.Agartala14.Kanpur
2.Allahabad15.Kolkata
3.Bangalore16.Ludhiana
4.Bhubaneshwar17.Mumbai
5.Calicut18.Noida
6.Chennai19.Panipat
7.Dehradun20.Patna
8.Haldwani21.Rajpura
9.Hyderabad22.Shimla
10.Indore23.Thiruvananthapuram
11.Jaipur24.Trichy
12.Jamshedpur25.Tura
13.Jodhpur26.Vadodara

Note: Exam centers might change based on the number of candidates applied for the particular center. If very few candidates have opted for an Exam center, alternate nearby center will be provided.


List of Trades available at CFIs under CITS - (34 Trades, 30 NSTI, 18 ITOTS) -
(Out of Institute wise total seats, 25% seats are reserved for State/UT sponsored candidates)
  • CITS/CTI Course Duration - 1 Year (2 semesters)
Name of CITS/CTI Trade
 Architectural Assistantship
 Carpenter
 Catering & Hospitality
 Computer Hardware and Networking Maintenance
 Computer Software Application
 Cosmetology
 Desk Top Publishing Operator
 Draughtsman Civil
 Draughtsman Mechanical
 Dress Making
 Electrician
 Electronic Mechanic
 Fashion Design Technology
 Fitter
 Foundry
 Instrument Mechanic
 Mechanics Agriculture Machinery
 Machinist
 Machinist and operator. Adv. Machine Tool
 Machinist Grinder
 Mechanic Diesel
 Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance
 Mechanic Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
 Motor Mechanic Vehicle
 Office Management
 Secretarial Practice (Hindi)
 Plumber
 Reading of Drawing and Arithmetic - RODA
 Sewing Technology
 Sheet Metal Worker
 Surface Ornamentation Technique
 Tool and Die Maker
 Tractor Mechanic
 Turner
 Welder
Checklist: Document(s) to be kept handy before applying CITS/CTI Online Form -
  1. Credit card/ Debit card / Bank details.
  2. Scanned Photograph along with Signature
  3. Scanned copy of the community certificate (only for OBC/SC/ST candidates)
  4. Scanned copy of the 8th Standard or SSLC (10th Standard) Mark sheet
  5. Scanned copy of the NTC or NAC or Diploma or Degree Certificate
For Case 2 Max Size of Image should be 40 KB and for Cases 3,4,5 100 KB.

(Note: Those who have not received the NTC /NAC certificate, Mark sheet can be uploaded)

How to Apply - CITS/CTI Admission 2021-2022 - 
  • For CITS Online Admission Form - August Session Registration Click the link (important link)
  • Once registered, use your Email & Mobile No. registered to Login.
  • Keep a valid Email and Mobile for receiving OTP for verification and receiving important messages.
  • Since Email, Mobile and Aadhar are Unique IDs, duplicate registrations restricted using same IDs.
Before entering into Registration, keep the following scan copies ready to proceed :
  • Photo with Signature
  • Scanned Copies of Education, Technical Qualification, Community and Quota Certificates
HELP DESK - CITS/CTI Admission 2021-2022 -
  • Issues on Online admission : nimionlineadmission@gmail.com
  • For Queries Contact : 8920589150
  • For Queries : 9941906196 (Tamil, Telugu and English)
For Queries Contact : 8920589150
  • Email:- nimionlineadmission@gmail.com
Official Website: nimionlineadmission.in

Results of AICET: Exam results will be displayed in the login of each and every AICET registered candidate.

Important Notice: Interested Candidates Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online.

CITS/CTI Admission Some Useful Important Links
Instructions Important Links
CITS Online Application Link 2021 Registration | Login
CITS Nimi Payments - Status Check (Verify Payment) CLICK HERE
CITS Entry Qualification, CTS Trades and Equivalent CITS Trades CLICK HERE
CITS How to Apply (Imp. Instructions Hindi & English) CLICK HERE
CITS College Seat Availability(Trade Wise Check) CLICK HERE
CITS College Fee Structure CLICK HERE
CITS Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Preparation Tips CLICK HERE
Sample Mock Test For CITS(Questions and Answers) CLICK HERE
CITS Institutes Address List(Contact No.) CLICK HERE
CITS Institutes Official Links CLICK HERE
CITS imp Questions CLICK HERE
CITS Official Notification (prospectus) -2021 2021 Prospectus
2020 Prospectus

CITS/CTI 2021 Preparation [Best] Book List CLICK HERE
CITS Online Mock Examination Link CLICK HERE
CITS Download Admit Card/Hall Ticket 2021-2022 NOTIFIED SOON
CTI/CITS Result & Counselling UPDATED SOON
CITS Official Site CLICK HERE
Join Facebook Group CLICK HERE
Important FAQ - 

Question:- Candidates with SCVT Certification can apply ?
Answer:-  Yes, only SCVT candidates with Apprentice certificate can apply.

Question:- Will the question paper appear in English and Hindi?
Answer:-  Question paper will be both in English & Hindi.

Question:- How would I remove my documents if it is uploaded successfully, but in modify there is no option to remove it?
Answer:-  Documents once uploaded cannot be deleted but can be replaced with new one using the modify option.

Question:- I have completed ITI with COPA trade from SCVT can I apply?
Answer:- No. The SCVT holders must have Apprenticeship certificate in same trade. Then only he/she can apply.

Question:- I am in the final semester of All India Trade Test (AITT) during July 2021, I do not have ITI certificate, what certificate should I upload?
Answer:-  The marksheet or certificate of previous semester should be uploaded.

Question:- I have done ITI in sewing technology and I am interested to take admission in cutting and sewing or in fashion technology trade?Am I eligible for the above-mentioned trades?
Answer:-  Name of cutting & Sewing is changed to Sewing technology and both are same. You are elegible for Sewing Technology only.

Question:- How to change the wrongly entered Date of Birth in portal?
Answer:-  Send a request to nimionlineadmission@gmail.com with you details of entered Date of Birth and correct Date of Birth from your registered mail ID.

Question:- If a person is already doing CITS, can he apply for CITS entrance exam 2021?
Answer:-  No.

Question:- Are CoE candidates eligible fot CITS examination?
Answer:-  ITI COE Course passed out students are not eligible for CITS admission.

Question:-  I am one year ITI student pursuing my ITI trade. How can I apply ?
Answer:-  Select the Pursuing option and fill the ITI Certificate as NA and Select NCVT as certificate, Regular as Candidate Type and Select the ITI Trade undergoing.

Question:- What certificate can I upload if pursuing ?
Answer:-  Upload the current valid ID Card.

Question:- Can I apply for a CITS trade not related to my ITI Trade ?
Answer:-  NO. Only equivalent CITS trades can be applied. See Annexure in Prospectus.

Question:- Can ITI, Diploma or Degree appearing candidates apply?
Answer:-  Yes, candidates who are in their final semester can apply.

Question:- What to be filled in Certificate number for appearing candidates?
Answer:-  Not Applicable (NA)

Question:- What to fill in grade section?
Answer:-  Not Applicable (NA)

Question:- What should an appearing candidate upload for Certificate?
Answer:-  Upload last year marksheet or ITI ID card.

More details Concerning CITS/CTI Admission 2021-2022, Including Number of opportunities(Vacancies), CITS qualification criteria(eligibility), CITS determination methodology(selection procedure), CITS how to apply and Application forms available online, CITS Deadline(Last Date) to fill the application, Deadline(Last Date) to pay the registration fee, CITS Mock Examination Link Open, CITS Hall Ticket(Admit Card) download from website, CITS Computer Based CBT Exams / Online Date, CITS Online Counselling First Phase Date, CITS Online Counselling Second Phase Date, CITS Online Counselling Third Phase Date, CITS MOP UP/ Spot Round Date, are given underneath:-

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