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MSME-DI meaning MSME Development Institute, Bangalore was help existing MSMEs, startups, and budding entrepreneurs in various ways. The institute facilitates various schemes by the Government of India while it also conducts training sessions.

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MSME-DI Bangalore organises various training sessions on various industries. The objective of these courses is to impart knowledge and foster entrepreneurial skills. This article highlights various courses conducted by the MME-DI, the application process, and the required documents.

MSME training courses list 2023

Here are some of the popular courses offered by the MSME Development Institute

Course name Details
Digital marketing In today’s digital era, it is imperative for MSMEs to have basic information on digital marketing and its functions. The digital marketing course can offer a quick introduction to various ways of digital media marketing, the importance of social media, and so on. It can help a candidate to formulate digital marketing strategies for their small business.
Garment manufacturing technology


This course covers offers theoretical as well as practical lessons on various aspects of garment manufacturing such as sewing machines, raw materials, tools & equipment, cutting patterns, lay out on materials cutting, assembling of components and finishing of kids, ladies along with managerial inputs, and so on.
Paper cups & areca plates This training programme can help you to translate your cups and areca plates manufacturing business idea into reality. It can be a profitable venture as thermocol and plastic disposable plates are banned in the country. Hence, demand for paper cups and areca plates is increasing.
Agarbattis and perfuming The course will provide an overview of incense sticks (agarbattis) and perfuming. Learn how you can start a business, the machinery required, raw materials, perfumes, and so on. Incense sticks and perfume making is one of the low investment business ideas.
AutoCAD AutoCAD is a software solution used for 3D and 2D designing. It can help your manufacturing business with 2D geometries and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects. If you are looking for bringing automation to your manufacturing business, AutoCAD course can help you learn automation in comparing drawings, creating schedules, and so on.  This is an important course in this age of digitalisation of businesses.
Welding technology


Welding technology has advanced. The course will highlight different welding technologies, precautionary measures, and so on.
Paper bags and cloth bags manufacturing This course gives you an overview of paper bags and cloth bags manufacturing. Learn about manufacturing techniques, raw materials, machinery used, and so on.
Export management The course covers various topics such as categories and types of exports, payment terms, documentation needed for exports, taxes, etc. It can help a candidate to set up an import-export organisation.

Some of the other courses offered by the MSME Development Institute:

  • Detergents & allied products
  • Hardware chemicals
  • Training of food products
  • Solar energy technology
  • Gold appraisal
  • CNC – Machining
  • Technology transfer meet
  • HADOOP systems
  • Six Sigma – Black belt
  • Six Sigma – Green belt
  • Sales & marketing
  • CCTV Surveillance & installation

Applying for an MSMEDI Bangalore course: Documents required

  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Copy of the Aadhaar card
  • Copy of the PAN Card
  • Copy of the 10th mark sheet
  • Copy of highest educational certificate/mark sheet
  • Copy of SC/ST/OBC certificate (it is applicable if you have selected any of these categories)
  • Biodata
  • Demand draft for paying course fees. Demand draft can be drawn in the same of ‘Director PD Account, MSME-DI Bangalore’

MSMEDI Bangalore course: How to apply?

Here is how you can apply for any of the courses mentioned above:

  • Download and print the application form from MSME-DI’s website.
  • Fill in details such as the name of the training programme.
  • Fill in personal details including name, address, date of birth, mobile number, and email address.
  • Select the right category between – Open, SC, ST, and OBC
  • Fill in your educational qualification.
  • Fill in course fee details.
  • Sign the form

For application, you need to send a filled application form along with the required documents and demand draft of course fees to the following address:

Director, MSME-Development Institute,

Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India,

Rajaji Nagar Industrial Estate, Bangalore -560010

Why opt for the MSME-DI Bangalore course?

  • Upon completion of any course, you will receive a certificate from the Government of India
  • The courses help candidates to be employable and industry ready as a result, they can get employment opportunities. Candidates can opt to get a job opportunity in their respective fields or choose to be self-employed

MSMEDI Bangalore courses: Things to remember

  • For most courses, admissions are done on a first-come first-serve basis
  • A certificate will be issued after the competition of the programme

Skill development programmes by MSME Development Institute

The Ministry of MSME offers skill development programmes too. Here is a list of Skill Development programmes:

Name of the programme Duration
Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) Two weeks
Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP) Six weeks
Management Development Programme (MDP) One week
Industrial Motivation Campaign(IMC) One day

Concluding thoughts

When one starts an entrepreneurial journey, it is imperative to have basic skills and know-how of the industry. MSME-DI courses are designed with the same intention. One of the key objectives is to make candidates understand basics of the business, so that they can flourish in the chosen sector.

Swati Deshpande

Swati is a passionate content writer with more than 10 years of experience crafting content for the business and manufacturing sectors, and helping MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) navigate complexities in steel procurement, and business services. Her clear and informative writing empowers MSMEs to make informed decisions and thrive in the competitive landscape.