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PMKVY , Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana | Training Centre

What is PMKVY ?

Approved for another four years (2016-2020) to benefit 10 million youth Allocated Budget 12,000 Crores

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana)

PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) comes under the scheme of "Skill India" which was launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 15th July 2015. The PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) was launched to help the youth in India to specialize in different skills. This scheme aims to provide aptitude to the Indian youth towards major skills and raise the standard of working and the efficiency to complete the job. The enrolled students are motivated by giving monetary rewards to increase them and providing them with quality training. The scheme also intends to increase the employment rate from 4.9% in 2014. India has the largest number of youth, and the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Scheme will benefit them and make them the most employable and with better skill sets by the year 2022. PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kausha;l Vikas Yojana) has been rigorously implemented in states like Bihar to make the X/XII dropouts skilled and employable.

Skills imparted by PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) are according to the current job requirements assessed by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Currently, about 430 job roles are being catered by the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).


How does a student enroll for PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana)

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Scheme has created awareness amongst the youth through SMS by partnering with various telecom operators. To enroll, candidates should give a missed call on the toll-free number 1800-102-6000. Potential candidates will receive a callback and will be asked to give the details into the system. These details will be recorded and will be screened. Eligible candidates will be provided with the details of the nearest training centers and will be issued a date for starting the training program on training dates. It is compulsory for the candidates to have an Aadhar Card or Voter ID or Pan Card.

PMKVY , Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

All the center- private training partners, corporate and Government affiliated would be required go through the Central Accreditation and Affiliation process as defined by the guidelines to avail PMKVY . Any exception in the Centre Accreditation and Affiliation would be processed depending on various cases. Different cases would have a different approach by the committee.

All Training Centers should pay a Registration Fee of Rs. 12000. Annual monitoring fee of Rs. 8000 shall also be paid to monitor the activities of the training centers. Training Centers will also have to a pay an Affiliation fee of Rs. 1000 for each job role. Affiliation is granted to the Training Centers according to the job roles provided.

Training Centers would be designed to deliver PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) with a dedicated team. Training centers can provide government sponsored programs with guidelines pertaining with respective authorities. PMKVY will be given less priority and these es, according to their performance will either be converted to a dedicated training center or be phased out. First level es are allowed to work under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) Scheme. A suitable amount of due diligence is required between PMKVY and franchisor. A legal agreement must govern all e and franchisor. NSDC shall not interfere in operational and disputes between e and franchisor. es will be phased out as this scheme would not promote Training Centers to carry out other business operations using the resources provided by the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana). The training center will have to ensure attendance and will be assessed at all times. Students who do not have a bank account will be provided a Jan Dhan account with the help of the Training Centers associated with PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme.

Training Partners are always under the microscope in the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) scheme. Digital training facilities and able instructors are highly appreciated by NSDC and SSC. The curriculum developed by them should be highly relevant to the employability. Training sessions are constantly monitored by the Government.


Special projects are given to the candidates by the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Study Centers to encourage training in special areas, premise of Government bodies, corporate or industry bodies. This also pushes the candidate to have special job training which will be important for the placements. Projects are completely aligned to the common standards. A slight deviation in the project with the approval of the committee can be done.

Placement Guidelines in PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) aims to provide placement to every candidate and cover the gap of human resources. Currently, the country lacks skillful workforce. PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) provides the industry with the skilled workforce that has aptitude and knowledge.

Eligibility for Placement Payouts:

  • Training Centers in the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme should have placed 50% of the successfully certified candidates.
  • Training Centers should make provision for post placement sessions under PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme.
  • Training Centers will be discontinued if the placement rate is less than 50%.
  • Training Centers should provide a letter of employment of the candidate, salary slips, and salary certificate under PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) SCHEME.
  • If the candidate wants to get self-employed either of getting employed under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Scheme (PMKVY Scheme), they need to provide the Training Centers with their Trade License, Proof of enterprise set up, proof of additional earning, etc.

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Certification

Apart from training provided in PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme, the candidates shall go through for a assessment at the end of the training schedule. A certificate of merit shall also be given at the end of the training period based on the assessment. SSC or the successors of NBSC will issue certificates to the successful candidates. Every candidate shall be provided with the 5- year accidental cover of Prime Minister Insurance scheme costing Rs. 60 per candidate for 5 years. An average monetary reward of Rs. 8000 is rewarded to successful candidates in the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) Scheme.

A failed or absent candidate can avail re-assessment during the entire period of the PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) scheme. The training partner will pay the re-assessment fees to the SSC and encourage the failed candidates to get their certification done.

A year later after the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) scheme on 15th July 2016, around 18 Lakh candidates have enrolled, and 17.93 lakh have been trained under this scheme. The National Skills Development Corporation is going to set up 50 India International Skill centers in the country by the end of 2016. This will help provide training to health workers, retail, security, tourism, hospitality, construction and domestic workers. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) or Prime Minister Skill Development Scheme is on its path to achieve bigger goals and to decrease the unemployment rate in the country by 2022.

successfully completion of the training their skills will be accessed and then certified under RPL i.e Recognition of Prior Learning. The scheme helps the youth to get skillfully qualified and get an advantage in querying good jobs or start up with their own work.

PMKVY Courses List & Job Roles

Sr. No. Industry / Skill Council Number of Courses / Job Roles View / Download List PDF
1 Agriculture 10 View List  
2 Apparel, Madeups & Home Furnishing 9 View List  
3 Automotive 10 View List  
4 Beauty and Wellness 7 View List  
5 BFSI (Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) 6 View List  
6 Capital Goods 6 View List  
7 Construction 7 View List  
8 Domestic Workers 4 View List  
9 Earthmoving & Infrastructure Building 10 View List  
10 Electronics & Hardware 9 View List  
11 Food Processing 5 View List  
12 Furniture and Fitting 2 View List  
13 Gems and Jewellery 9 View List  
14 Green Jobs 5 View List  
15 Handicrafts 8 View List  
16 Healthcare 8 View List  
17 Iron and Steel 9 View List  
18 IT and ITES 6 View List  
19 Leather 6 View List  
20 Life Science 5 View List  
21 Logistics 8 View List  
22 Media and Entertainment 8 View List  
23 Mining 9 View List  
24 Paints & Coatings 1 View List  
25 People with Disability 3 View List  
26 Plumbing 3 View List  
27 Power Industry 6 View List  
28 Retail 3 View List  
29 Rubber 9 View List  
30 Security Services 1 View List  
31 Sports 3 View List  
32 Telecom 10 View List  
33 Textiles & Handloom 7 View List  
34 Tourism & Hospitality 9 View List  
Total 221