CSIR Skill Initiative

As a part of CSIR Integrated Skill Initiative, CSIR NIIST is offering several skill development courses for graduates, diploma holders, people from industries in various disciplines of Science and Engineering.  Basic Knowledge generation, hands on experience in operation and maintenance of sophisticated equipments are the highlights of the course.  The aim is to develop manpower to cater to the needs of scientific organisations and industries.

The brochure and the course details are given below and those who are interested may register through online. The link for registration is given below. Please ensure that you register on or before the last date

Online Registration

Those who are finding it difficult in the online registration may kindly download the application form, fill and send it to the address mentioned in the brochure.



Name of the Course Start Date Duration Last Date for Receiving Applications
Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation Techniques Start Date of Next Batch will be announced soon 60 Days NIL
Advanced Training in Sampling, Sample Preparation and Quantification of Dioxins, furans and PCBs Start Date of Next Batch will be announced soon 3 Days NIL
Operation and Maintenance of Fermenters 3rd February 2020 15 Days 23rd January 2020
Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods : Development and Validation 1st April 2020 3 Months 21st March 2020
Techniques of Phytochemical Profiling and Characterization 6th January 2020 1 Month 31st December 2019
Metal Casting and Characterization Start Date of Next Batch will be announced soon 5 Days NIL
Materials Characterization and Techniques 1st February 2020 30 Days 21st January 2020
Immunology Techniques 6th January 2020 15 Days 31st December 2019
Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Management 17th March 2020 4 Days 7th March 2020

Brochure   Brochure (1.4 MiB, 1,160 hits)

AnalyticalChemistry   AnalyticalChemistry (298.2 KiB, 881 hits)

Dioxins   Dioxins (284.4 KiB, 464 hits)

Fermenters   Fermenters (317.8 KiB, 564 hits)

MaterialsCharacterization   MaterialsCharacterization (329.9 KiB, 910 hits)

MetalCasting   MetalCasting (323.6 KiB, 473 hits)

NutraceuticalsandFunctionalfoods   NutraceuticalsandFunctionalfoods (317.9 KiB, 648 hits)

PhytoChemical   PhytoChemical (320.5 KiB, 828 hits)

Immunology Techniques   Immunology Techniques (316.9 KiB, 443 hits)

RemoteSensing   RemoteSensing (340.9 KiB, 736 hits)

Application Form   Application Form (18.7 KiB, 757 hits)


Candidates are kindly requested to remit the fees ONLY at the time of admission ONLY. The confirmation of admission will be sent through your e-mail

For further information please contact:

Co-ordinator (Skill India Initiative)

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 019, Kerala, India

Phone : 0471-2515293, 0471-2515326

E-mail : sdp@niist.res.in