NTIPRIT was established in the year 2010 as National Telecom Academy, the telecom training institute of Department of Telecommunications. Subsequently, in year 2011, the mandate of institute was expanded by bringing into the activities related to Policy Research and Innovations under its ambit and the institute was rechristened as National Telecommunications Institute for Policy Research, Innovations & Training (NTIPRIT). Since then NTIPRIT has grown from strength to strength and the institute is now apex Telecom. Training Institute in the country. Department of Personnel & Training has designated NTIPRIT as Central Training Institute (CTI). NTIPRIT is presently operating from the campus of Advanced Level Telecom Training Centre (ALTTC) of BSNL at Ghaziabad.
The institute is the focal point of training activities for all technical cadres in Ministry of Communications. It caters to the training needs of Indian Telecommunication Service (ITS) & BWS Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ officers, recruited through UPSC. Probationary officers of these Group A services are imparted two years rigorous training in Telecom technologies, Telecom Enforcement & Resource Monitoring, Licensing, Standards development, Universal Service Obligation (USO), Cyber Security, Forensics, Big-data analytics etc. to equip them with necessary knowledge and understanding of technology,management and administrative aspects of Telecomsector.
NTIPRIT is also entrusted with the responsibility of conducting Mid Carrier Training Program (MCTP)of junior, middle and senior management level officers to keep them abreast with the latest development in Telecom Technologies and related Management Skills.
NTIPRIT regularly organizes in-service trainings, workshops, conference etc. for serving Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ officers on contemporary needs. During Corona pandemic, NTIPRIT conducted series of webinars on the various aspects of telecom landscape for creating awareness amongst the various stakeholders, including DoT officers, Industry, Academia and Regulators etc.
As an apex training institution of the country in Telecom domain and a premium telecom training institution in the Asia Pacific region, NTIPRIT has also shouldered the responsibility of capacity building for developing countries by conducting several courses under India Trade and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India, and for Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) member countries.
NTIPRIT has also started to undertake courses in advanced ICT & Telecom technology areas such as 5G and its applications, AI, Block chain, IoT, Big Data Analytics and Green Energy, etc. NTIPRIT organizes various capacity building programs for on such relevant and useful topics for the officers of Central Govt., State Governments and other stake holders in Digital Communication space.
In line with government’s drive to promote e-learning, NTIPRIT is conducting various certification courses to train and certify Officers of various ministries and department of Government of India.
NTIPRIT is also mandated to act as a think-tank for policy issues and has advisory role to the Ministry. NTIPRIT provides valuable policy inputs various topics to DoT from time to time.