There is sufficient market demand for trained & skilled technicians in Gas & Arc Welding in private & government sector industries, Research & Development Organizations, Defense Sector, I.T.I.s & Vocational training institutes etc.


For fulfilling this demand and open more ways for employment NIOS has designed the course of “Welding Technology”. Welding which is a process of joining 2 or more parts of materials, Arc welding with coated electrode is most popular welding process the world over. Welding processes widely used in the industry include oxy-acetylene, manual metal arc, shielded metal arc, submerge arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc welding, resistance welding, thermit welding and cold pressure welding.


Keeping this in mind the course of welding technology is designed so that the learner after going through this course will be able to understand all the Gas & Arc Welding processes to join metal pieces for various applications in Industry and also carry out the welding processes skillfully.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi or English or Urdu

Entry Level

8th pass

Course Duration

1 year

Essential Course Duration

300 Hours

Course Fee


Course Components
S.No Title of Component Duration (in Hrs.)
Theory Practical
1 Welding Technology 100 200
  Total Duration 300 Hours
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Welding Technology 2 3 30 70 - 100
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Welding Technology - - - 33