Students - Why NATS?

The phenomenon of unemployed qualified youth can be addressed by bridging the gap between curricular knowledge and the industry’s dynamic skill requirements. National Apprenticeship Training Scheme offers such an opportunity for students to get practical, skills based training in their field of discipline, thereby gaining professional work experience in some of the best organizations in the Central, State and Private Sector.

Students who have passed graduate/diploma/vocational courses in a vast range of subject domains can apply for Apprenticeship Training after registering on the NATS 2.0 Portal. There are 126 subject fields for graduate / diploma students for which training is provided.


  • The period of training is 6 months upto 1 year and can be undertaken by recent graduates and diploma holders in order to transition from academic to professional work environment.
  • Students can search for various opportunities and receive customized list of apprenticeship advertisements that are suited to their profile and experience.
  • Apprentices are paid stipend linked to their performance and paid during the training period.
  • Apply for apprentice training in a seamless IT enabled platform designed for delivering exceptional user experience.
  • Gather employment tips to transition to full time employment.