The George Telegraph Training Institute commenced operations in and since then it has been dedicated to the empowerment of youth through training in vocational trades. As a pioneer in the field, the Institute quickly gained a formidable reputation and its excellence in training was recognized by diverse authorities like the British Army, the Indian Defence Forces, Maritime Authorities and the British Railway Board.
The George Telegraph Training Institute is, at present imparting training to more than , students in more than centres located in West Bengal, Agartala, Assam & Odisha. The Main Centre is at , B. B. Ganguly Street, Kolkata. The objective behind the expansion is to reach the fruits of its unique vocational curriculum to the most needed in the non-metropolitan areas.
The Institute is a training partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). NSDC is a non-profit Company under the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt. of India. The courses available at all centres are NSDC affiliated.