National Institute for Career Service (NICS)


The National Institute for Career Service (erstwhile Central Institute for Research and Training in Employment Service) was set up in October, 1964 under Directorate General of Employment (DGE), M/o Labour & Employment. It was emanated out of the realization that the efficiency of the Employment Service depended on well trained officers as well as constant research in to the Labour and Employment Market. The Institute was later expanded in 1970 with additional function of publishing career literature and again in 1987 with added responsibility of dealing with the matters for promotion of self-employment. After the launched of NCS project in 2015 the institute has been rechristened as National Institute for Career Service (NICS) on 20th July 2016 by the then Minister for Labour & Employment .and it has been designated as nodal institute for capacity building of Employment service personnel. In addition, one Model career Cantre (MCC) has been approved to function under NICS. The progress of MCCs and implementation of YP scheme are being monitored by NICS, Also providing the mandatory training to the Officers of Directorate General of Employment (DGE) in the relevant field of duties and responsibilities before promotion to next level.

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To be a National Centre of Excellence to provide enhanced employability through Training, Research & Capacity Building Programme in the area of Employment under National Employment Services.


  • Enhancing human & organisational excellence in Employment/ Career Service by organizing various capacity building programmes.
  • Effective implementation of various schemes of National Employment Service/ National Career Service for the benefit of various stake holders.
  • Monitoring & evaluation of various schemes of National Career Service project on a sustainable basis.
  • Strengthening & improving the quality of Employment services by empowering and enhancing the capacities of the Employment Personnel with regular capacity building trainings.
  • Enhanced employability through capacity building of employment/ career service personnel and developing innovative strategies for career counselling, job –matching and placement.


  • Capacity building of all stake holder of NCS and officers of DGE - Being the Nodal institute for capacity building ,NICS is organizing training programs for Employment service Personals working in various grams States/UTs, and also organising the workshops, webinars, orientation programs for all stakeholders of NCS project, viz. YPs, job seekers, employers, counsellors etc. NICS also providing mandatory Trainings Programmes under RRs of group A officer of DGE before their promotion to next level. For further information click here 
  • Implementation of NCS Project and YP Scheme: NICS is playing major role in implementing the Young Professional Scheme of M/o Labour and Employment and coordinating the activities of Model Career Centres established at various parts of country under NCS project. For further information click here
  • Running Model Career Centre established under NICS. - Coordinating & Organizing Mega Job Fairs, placement drives, Employability/Skill gap trainings, Registration of NCS Stake Holders, Career counselling, Career Guidance etc. For further information click here  
  • Implementation of E-Governance Projects

Contact Us

S.No. Name Designation Email ID
1 Mrs. M. Lata Gautam Director I/C NICS
2 Mrs. Reeta Deputy Director Employment
3 Mrs. Kanta Devi Asistant Director Employment


Address : A-49, Sector-62, Noida (201309) Uttar Pradesh.
Contact No. : 0120-2405623,24,25.
Email ID : nicsnoida-cirtes[at]gov[dot]in
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