DGE&T holds All India Skill Competition for Craftsmen in 10 trades every year. Merit Certificates and Cash Awards of Rs.10,000/- are given to the Best Trainees in each Trade. The ITI's to which Best Trainees belongs are declared as Best ITI's for each trade & a Certificate is given to this
effect to the institute. The State whose qualified trainees secure the highest total marks in all the trades in the competition is declared as the Best State in that competition. The Best State is awarded a Certificate and Running Shield.
The best state winning the award consequently for 3 years is allowed to retain