Registrations open for India Skills 2021competition


Goan youth have a chance to showcase their vocational skills with the

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), announcing the opening of online registrations for IndiaSkills Competition 2021.

The biennial competition aims to scout talent from the country, offering them a platform to showcase their skills at the national and the international platforms. The candidates can register for the state competitions online at

The registered candidates will get a chance to showcase their talent at state, regional and national level competitions in 47 skills ranging from painting to masonry, web technologies to fashion technology and more. The eligibility criteria for the competition mandates that participants must be born on or after January 1 1999 for all the skills apart from mechatronics, cloud computing, cyber security, water technology and information network cabling where competitors must be born on or after January 1 1996.

The registrations will close on February 28 2021.  Once the registration process is closed, skill competitions will be held at district, state and regional level. Regional legs of the competitions will be organized across five zones, culminating at the national competition in Delhi. The competitions will be organized by states and will be supported by NSDC in partnership with Sector Skill Councils, industry partners, corporates and academic organizations.

The India Skills Competition held in 2018, witnessed participation of 22 states and more than 100 corporates. Over five lakh candidates registered for the competition. IndiaSkills Competition 2018 helped scout 48 skill champions who along with their experts represented India at the WorldSkills International 2019, held in Kazan, Russia.