National Initiative for Technical Teachers Training (NITTT) is a Scheme initiated by AICTE and MoE to provide training for teachers working in AICTE approved technical institutions. An Inductee Teacher has to undergo online training of eight modules in the first phase of training. The Stage – 1 training is being conducted in MOOCs mode for eight modules on the Online Degree SWAYAM platform through the NITTT portal ( followed by a mentor based training and one-month industrial training.  AICTE has entrusted NITTTR Chennai as coordinating institute to implement the training programme. National Testing Agency (NTA) has been assigned to conduct the final summative Assessment for the registered participants. The mode of Examination is Online Based Test - Remote Proctored (OBT - RP) Examination where the examinee can write the exam from their own location such as home or office (instead of visiting an Examination Centre).

National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India (GoI), as an independent, autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests, in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission to premier higher education institutions.