Founded in 1950, WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. WorldSkills brings youth, industries, and educators together to give youth the chance to compete, experience, and learn how to become the best in their skill of choice. From the traditional trades to multi-skilled technology careers in the industry and service sectors, supported by partners, industries, governments, volunteers, and educational institutions, WorldSkills’ vision is to improve the world through the power of skills. It has 85 member countries and regions, all working with youth, educators, governments, and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.

WorldSkills India

WorldSkills India is an initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. NSDC, through its WorldSkills India initiative, has been leading the country's participation at WorldSkills International competitions since 2011.

The key objectives of WorldSkills India are to:

  • Promulgate skills in society to motivate the youth to pursue vocational education
  • Champion skills and learning for work through local, regional, national and international skills competitions
  • Create partnership network comprising governments, industry, academic partners, Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions, trade associations and youth to promote skills
  • Establish long-term association with WorldSkills International and other WorldSkills member countries


IndiaSkills, the country’s biggest skill competition, is designed to demonstrate the highest standards of skilling and offers a platform to young people to showcase their talent at national and international levels. IndiaSkills Competition is held every two years with the support of state governments and industry. The next IndiaSkills Competition will be held in December 2021.

Vision & Mission

  • Provide a platform where emerging professionals can display their workplace skills with utmost perfection and make India proud
  • Facilitate cooperation among governments, industry and academia
  • Create nationwide awareness, ownership and participation across various skills
  • Help the Indian youth attain world-class standards of competence, excellence and productivity


Atul Kumar Tiwari

Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India & Official Delegate, WorldSkills India

Mayank Bhatnagar

Head & Technical Delegate-WorldSkills India

Devesh Sharma

Deputy General Manager, WorldSkills India - NSDC

Indira Thakur

Manager, WorldSkills India - NSDC

Mr. Anish Singh

Analyst, WorldSkills India

Experts - WorldSkills India

  • Pradeep Kumar

    Lakshya Digital

    3D Digital Game Art

  • Prashanth A


    Additive Manufacturing

  • Dhaval K Dharmendra Rajput

    Car-O-Liner India Pvt Ltd

    Autobody Repair

  • Prasanna Samel


    Automobile Technology

  • Avin Thaliath

    Lavonne Academy, India


  • Vaishali Kartik Shah

    LTA School of Beauty

    Beauty Therapy

  • Jaiprakash Pravin Shroff

    Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro


  • Ashok Kumar Jangir

    Iraj Evolution Design Company Private Limited


  • Ajay Ram

    Axalta Coatings Systems India Pvt.Ltd

    Car Painting

  • Binu Bhaskaran

    Srishti Manipal Institute of Art Design & Technology


  • Goutham Nanjundaswamy

    Ethnus Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd

    Cloud Computing

  • Nidhin Mathummal

    Ace Designers Ltd

    CNC Milling

  • Ganapathy M

    Independent Consultant -Ex NTTF

    CNC Turning

  • Raguraman Jayaramulu

    L&T Construction

    Concrete Construction Work

  • K. Thirugnanasambantham

    Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration


  • Sangamesh S


    Cyber Security

  • V. Senthil Kumar

    IIT Palakkad

    Digital Construction

  • Amarnath Vasantrao Durgale

    Schneider Electric

    Electrical Installation

  • Shaik Saifulla

    PI Square Technologies LLC


  • Monika Gupta

    National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi

    Fashion Technology

  • Seema Jhaveri

    Institute of Floral Design


  • Narayanan Sathish

    Design Skills Academy

    Graphic design Technology

  • Samantha Kochhar

    Blossam Kochhar Aromamagic


  • Jaideep Herbert

    Vidyanata Skills Institute

    Health & Social care

  • Aagman Baury

    Leela Hotels

    Hotel Reception

  • Rajesh Patil

    Schneider Electric

    Industrial Control

  • Vineet Raj Kapoor


    Industrial Design Technology

  • Saubhagya Ranjan Behera

    CV Raman Global University

    Industry 4.0

  • Ninad Desai

    Optinext Technologies Pvt Ltd

    Information Network Cabling

  • Vijay Sahadev Gosavi


    IT Network System Adminstration

  • Phani Krishna Kondepudi

    K12 Activity Academy Pvt Ltd

    IT Software Solutions for Business

  • Anupam Karmakar

    Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers


  • Narender Singh Rathore

    Sujan Carnival Furniture


  • Swadesh Bhusan Mishra

    Central Tool Room and Training Centre

    M - CAD

  • Bhagyashree Jayakumar Patil

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd


  • Nupur Giri

    Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology

    Mobile Applications Development

  • Karan Patil


    Mobile Robotics

  • Hakimuddin Mamka

    Paint and Coating Sector Skill Council

    Painting & Decorating

  • Vinesh Jonny

    Lavonne Academy, India

    Patisserie and Confectionery

  • Prashant Patil

    Saint Gobain India Pvt Ltd

    Plastering & Drywall Systems

  • Sagith Mohandas

    Gedee Technical Training Institute

    Plastic Die engineering

  • Chintan Daiya

    D'Plumbing Consultants

    Plumbing & Heating

  • Sameer Prabhune

    Advance Graphics

    Print Media Technology

  • Bhaskar Singh Balaji

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd

    Prototype Modelling

  • Dinesh Mohgaonkar

    Independent Consultant

    Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

  • Abhinav Shukla

    Save Earth Technologies

    Renewable Energy

  • Paritosh Dabral

    Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration

    Restaurant Service

  • Sushovan Basak

    CV Raman Global University

    Robot System Integration

  • Neeraj Rajneesh Paul

    Pearl Academy

    Visual Merchandising

  • Pallavi Sanagi

    Kushal CREDAI Pune Metro

    Wall and Floor Tiling

  • Rajat Kumar Samantaray 

    CV Raman Global University

    Water Technology

  • Dhruv Joshi

    Design Skills Academy

    Web Technologies

  • Clifford Paul Beale

    Lincoln Electric Company(India) Private Limited



What is WorldSkills International competition?

WorldSkills International is the largest skill competition in the world, organised once every two years in one of the member countries. More than 1300 contestants below the age of 23, compete for gold, silver and bronze medals, in over 50 skills. The competition is held over a span of four days.

What is WorldSkills India?

WorldSkills India is an initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship which has been leading India’s participation at WorldSkills International competitions since 2011.

WorldSkills India is responsible for the selection, development, management and participation of Team India in WorldSkills Competitions and other international competitions.

WorldSkills India makes the final decision on any issues regarding every stage of the International competition journey and selection processes.

What is the role of NSDC ?

The role of National Skill Development Corporation is to

  • Act as the WorldSkills India & IndiaSkills secretariat
  • Establish linkages and contacts with various stakeholders of the industry to promote the association.
  • Provide support and synergy for efforts of WorldSkills India through its Skills Development initiatives.

Who can participate?

Any skilled person born on or after 1st January 2002 could participate in any of the skills mentioned below, with the exception to Additive Manufacturing, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Digital Construction, Industrial Design Technology, Industry 4.0, Information Network Cabling, Mechatronics, Robot System Integration and Water Technology where the candidate should have been born on or after 1st January 1999.

What is the selection process and how to participate?

The potential competitors needs to register through an online portal ( state or national) to participate in Indiaskills Competitions. The selection will be conducted by state government, sector skill councils in partnership with academic & industry partners at district, zone, state level. The selected state champions will be competing in regional competitions which will be organized by Indiaskills in partnership with sector skill councils, corporate and academic partners. The regional competition winners will be showcasing their skills at Indiaskills National competitions.