With the industrialization reaching rural areas the demand for good artisans for furniture & cabinet making is on rise also in urban & semi urban areas furniture & cabinet making is extensively used for meeting the needs of elite & commercial organizations.


Keeping this demand in mind the course of “furniture & cabinet making” is designed by NIOS to train technicians who can manufacture various articles of furniture & cabinet for commercial use. After going through this course the student will be able to identify & select the right type of wood for various applications and also manufacture to required dimensional tolerances articles of furniture & cabinets for commercial use.


The pass outs of this program have ample scope for self employment; they can also get waged employment with furniture makers as there is sufficient market demand for furniture & cabinets in semi-urban areas.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi or English

Entry Level

10th pass

Course Duration

1 year

Essential Course Duration

300 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 5000/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Duration (in Hrs.)
Theory Practical
1 Furniture and Cabinet Making 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 Furniture and Cabinet Making 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 Furniture and Cabinet Making 33 33 - 33