India Skills Competition 2016

India Skills Competition 2016

Last date to apply

June19, 2016 

About India Skills Competition 2016

  • India Skills Competition 2016 is an initiative of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. 
  • The last date for registration is June 19, 2016, and the winners will get a chance to participate in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.
  • This initiative was started in the year 2011 to promote India's participation in the World Skill International Competitions.
  • WorldSkills International is the largest skill competition in the world, with more than 1000 contestants below the age of 23 years who compete for gold, silver and bronze medals, in over 46 skills.

Last date for Registration: June 19, 2016

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India Skills Competition 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Any
Region  India
Class/ Age  Above 21 years

Age Criteria

  • Mechatronics, Engineering Team Challenge, and Aeronautical Engineering participant must be above 24 years of age i.e born on or after January 1, 1992.
  • Other Participant must be above 21 years of age or must be born after January 1, 1995. 

India Skills Competition 2016 Reward

India skills Competition 2016 is based on the format of WorldSkills 2016. Winners of India skills Competition will be felicitated during Skill India week on July 15, 2016, i.e. World Youth Skills Day and will also qualify for the selections in WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2016.

India Skills Competition 2016 Application form and Process

The application process for world’s largest skill competition ‘India Skills’ is simple and online only. Participants have to follow the link below to register them to India Skills Competition 2016.

Fill in the registration form with personal details, Candidate must enter his/her contact details carefully as they will be used by the Skill India Team for future contact.

Participant has to upload a copy of their Identity card which can be Aadhar Card/Pan Card/Ration Card/ Passport/ Voter id/ Birth Certificate.

Skill Areas for Participation


Brick Laying Wall & Floor Tiling Autobody Repair
Automobile Technology Electronics M-CAD
Mechatronics Mobile Robotics Welding
Graphic Design Fashion Technology Jewellery Making
Visual Merchandising Beauty Therapy Hair Dressing
Cooking Restaurant Service IT software Solution for Business
Web Design -- --


Submission of Skill India 2016 Application Form

The candidates have to fill the online application form and Upload the right ID Proof and click on the submit button. Once the Application form is submitted Skill India Team will contact the participant via contact details provided in the application form.

India Skills Competition 2016 Selection Process

NSDC follows a transparent sequential selection process.

  • After the screening of participants, they will be moving for regional competitions. Two winners from every region will be selected and will participate in India Skill competition.  
  • The winners of the India Skills Competition will qualify for the Pre-National Competitions.
  •  After the Pre-National competitions, the candidates will undergo training for 5-6 months before they compete at the final competition.
  • The winner will represent India at the WorldSkills International (WSI) competition in Abu Dhabi, UAE in October 2017.

Skill India selection criteria

About WorldSkills International Competition

WorldSkills International is the largest skill competition in the world. The competition is organised once every two years in one of the member countries. More than 1000 contestants below the age of 23, compete for gold, silver and bronze medals, in over 46 skills.

Last year at the WorldSkills competition was conducted in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  

  • NSDC led a delegation of 29 candidates who participated in 27 skills. 
  • last year India won 8 medallions of excellence at WorldSkills competition.


India Skills Competition 2016 Address

Block A, Clarion Collection
Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg,
New Delhi – 110016

India Skills Competition 2016 Contact Details

Phone No. +91-11-47451600-10

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Conducted by

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)