About WorldSkills

Founded in 1950, WorldSkills is the global hub for skills excellence and development. WorldSkills brings youth, industries, and educators together to give youth the chance to compete, experience, and learn how to become the best in their skill of choice.

From the traditional trades to multi-skilled technology careers in the industry and service sectors, supported by partners, industries, governments, volunteers, and educational institutions, WorldSkills’ vision is to improve the world through the power of skills.

It has 85 member countries and regions, all working with youth, educators, governments, and industries to help prepare the workforce and talent of today for the jobs of the future.

  • Eligibility Criteria

    The age limit for :

    Graphic Design Technology and 3D Digital Game Art is 22 i.e., the candidate must be born on or after 1 January 2002.

  • The age limit for AR/VR, Prosthetic and Makeup, Industrial Design Technology and Costume Design is 25 i.e., the candidate must be born on or after 1 January 1999. 

  • For Drone Filmmaking it is 30 i.e., the candidate must be born on or after 1 January 1994

IndiaSkills - Your Passport to Career Brilliance!

Skill Advancement

Students experience a significant improvement in their skills, gaining hands-on experience and exposure to industry-relevant challenges.

Recognition and Visibility

Outstanding performance in IndiaSkills competitions leads to national and international recognition, increasing visibility and career prospects for participants.

Career Opportunities

Participation opens doors to diverse career opportunities as employers and industries actively seek skilled individuals showcased through the platform.


Students build a valuable professional network by connecting with industry experts, peers, and potential mentors during the competitions.

Frequently Asked Questions


No, participating in India Skills is free of cost through MESC.

As on the Website of India Skills, you can click on the “Documents Required’ section to get informed about the credentials you need to have to enter the India Skills Competition.

We are proud to announce that MESC is representing 7 Skills namely:

  • - Graphic Design Technology
  • - 3d Digital Game Art
  • - AR/VR
  • - Makeup & Prosthetics
  • - Costume Design
  • - Drone Film making
  • - Industrial Design
  • - Out of which, 3 Skills are going in World Skills namely – Graphic Design Technology, 3D Digital Game art and Industrial Design Technology.

Once you visit the website of India Skills, you will find the essential preparations/platforms/partner institutions ensuring students get relevant trainings. In addition, there are various sources through which you can get prepared for India Skills 2023 like Sample papers, creative tests, etc.

NSDC acts as a world skills &India skills secretariat. It promotes the association with various industry stakeholders.