Message from the Chairperson

Pakistan’s greatest asset is its human resource on which progress and prosperity of the country largely depends. Human Resource Development plays vital role in enhancing productivity and key role for sustainable economic growth of the country.

Trade Testing is the process of measuring the competency and technical knowledge of a person aspiring to be a skilled worker, through practical performance and written expression. The quality of training should be sensitive with the emergent needs of job market. TEVTA has improved, expanded and diversified technical and vocational training. The situation today is certainly far better than one prevailing in earlier period of our history.


News & Updates


Constitution of Trade Testing Board.

The Trade Testing Board Punjab was constituted in 1980 under the Labour Department, Government of Punjab in order to function as the examining body for skilled workforce at a uniform standard throughout the province. The idea for the formation was to regularize standards in technical education throughout the Punjab Province and bring all institutions to the same level.

Re-Constitution of the Board.

Trade Testing Board Punjab was reconstituted in 1984 in order to expand the function it was providing throughout the province. Another reason of this reconstitution was to improve the examination system and bring it close along the lines of international standards and enhance the quality of curriculum and testing system to meet international standards.

TTB Placed Under TEVTA

The promulgation of TEVTA Ordinance in Punjab, the Trade Testing Board had a change in terms of hierarchy and the complete unit was placed under TEVTA. The reason for this transition was to ensure uniformity of Technical and Vocational Training at National Standards that were well aligned with the international standards.
Trade Testing Board is being transferred as “Punjab Skill Agency” under “Punjab Skills Development Project” (PSDP). The project is agreed by Government of Punjab and International Development Association (IDA) and to be implemented over a five years period; i.e. 2016 – 2020.