National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research
The National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) Chennai was established as an autonomous Institute by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in the year 1964 to improve the quality of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system in India and in the Southern Region in particular. Within this mandate, the institute takes initiatives to offer need based Human Resource Development programmes through appropriate modes and develop curricula and instructional resources. It also fosters research in the inter disciplinary area of Engineering Education and offers consultancy and extension services for the total development of Engineering Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges, Vocational institutions, Industry, Service sector and the Community at large.
In carrying out the above mandate, the institute collaborates with national and international Institutes, Universities and other agencies interested in and / or deriving benefits from technical and vocational education and training.