Kaushalya Sampada

A comprehensive list of online and offline programs offered by Government of India and Government of Karnataka, in Skill Development, Livelihood Entrepreneurship, Apprenticeship and Employment.

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Helpline number 080-24482558 can be contacted for guidance regarding the schemes.



Apprenticeship and Skill training
Sl.No Scheme ->Program->institution Purpose Eligibility criteria Whom to contact? List of documents needed to avail the scheme Website
1 National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) Provide apprenticeship opportunities for any individual, who has completed 14 years of age, is physically fit and having minimum educational qualification prescribed for a trade ~14 years of age (18 years in case of hazardous industries)
~Educational/technical and
physical qualification prescribed under the Curriculum for the concerned trade
~Minimum of 5th class pass
~ Joint Director,Training & Employment
~ Industrial Training Institute
~District Skill development Officer
~Aadhaar number / or a Unique Identification Number in the
case of J & K and North~East candidates/apprentices
(To be registered on the apprenticeship portal)
2 Pradhan Mantri Kaushalya Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) ~Short term skill training (STT)
~Certification of informally skilled workers or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
~18-45 years
~ Prior experience in the job role for certification
~15~45 years
District Skill Development Office ~Aadhar card and Aadhar linked bank account https://pmkvyofficial.org/
3 Chief Minister’s Kaushalya Karnataka Yojane (CMKKY) ~Short term skill training a. Jai Kaushal Jawan (Ex-servicemen) 33 to 50 Yrs
b. Widows of ex-servicemen, war-widows 18 to 50 Yrs
c. Specially challenged 14 to 50 yrs
d. Juvenile delinquents 14 to 18 Yrs
e. Jail inmates (Kaushal Karagruha) 18 to 50 yrs
f. Trainees for Short Term Agricultural & Animal Husbandry Courses: 18 to 50 yrs
g. All Others 18 to 35 yrs
District Skill Development Office ~Aadhar number
~Phone number
4 Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY) Skill training and placement ~Rural youth
~Age between 15 and 35 years
~15~45 years for women, vulnerable tribal groups, PwD, transgender and other special groups
~NRLM manager, Zilla Panchayat ~BPL card /
~MGNREGA work card with a minimum of 15 days of completed work in the previous year./
~Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana card of household./
~Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) card of household
~BPL PDS card of household
~NRLM SHG ID for any HH member
~Mobile no.
~Passport size picture
5 Karnataka German Technological Training Institute (KGTTI) Skill training and Placements
(Both Paid and Free courses)
~ SSLC or equivalent with Maths and Science as a subject of study
~ At or below 19 years of age (22 years for reserved category)
~ Not enrolled in any other course or training
~ Physically handicapped should be able to stand and work with both hands
~Principal, KGTTI
~Check website
Documents supporting identification, educational qualifications, disability and(or) caste based reservations http://kgtti.com/
6 Apparel Training and Design Center (ATDC) ATDC provides short~term & Long~term Apparel related skill training.
~3 Yrs. BVOC Degree Programmes
~1 Yr. Diploma Programmes
~3~4 Months Certificate Programmes
~ATDC ~TI UK, Online Certificate Programmes
Free and Paid
Short term courses
~18+ and education qualification varying from class 8~ 12th
Long term courses
~Education qualification varying from Class 10th, Graduates,Diploma in F. D/Textile/ Merchandising
~District level ATDC Office
~Phone number
~Email address
~Identity proof
7 Jan Shikshan Sansthan Vocational training for dropouts, non~literates, neo~literates in rural areas ~Age 15~35 years
~Non literates and new literates/
~basic education up to 8th standard /
~other dropouts beyond 8th standard until 12th standard
(Norms can be relaxed for Persons with Disability)
Program officer of JSS ~https://jss.gov.in/getJSSCenterDetails Visit Nearest Jan Shikshan Sansthan https://jss.gov.in/
8 Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RUDSETI / RSETI ) Entrepreneurship Development training ~Unemployed youth
~Age 18~45 years
District Skill Development Office and Regional RUDSETI Director. ~Aadhar
~ Photograph
~ email
~ Phone number (preferably with WhatsApp)
9 Government Toolroom and Training Centre (GTTC) Government training institution in Tool and die making (Electronics and Communications Diploma available for women)
~Short term training
~ Long term (Diploma)
(Both Free & Paid courses)
~SSLC (or equivalent) completed in Karnataka
~Short term courses
~SSLC, ITI, Diploma, BE
~Should have studied in Karnataka for a minimum period of 5 years
Principal, GTTC Documents supporting educational qualifications and Identification https://karunadu.karnataka.gov.in/gttc
1 Atmanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping (ASEEM) ~Job search and application
~Apply for loan, open bank accounts
No specific criteria Check website ~Phone number
~NSDC certificate if available
~PAN card (for loan applications)
2 National Career Services Career counseling and job search platform No specific criteria District Employment Office
District Skill Development Office
~Phone number
~ PAN or Aadhar or Voter ID or Passport or UAN or Driving License
~ Supporting documents for educational qualifications and trainings undertaken
~ Preferable to have a CV
~ Caste certificate (if applicable)
3 Unnati Labour matching platform for Grey and Blue collar workforce No specific criteria Check website ~Phone number https://unnati.gov.in/
4 SKILL CONNECT by Kaushalkar For job seekers and job providers No specific criteria Check website ~Phone number
1 E-pathshala Digital learning platform by NCERT No specific criteria Check website None https://epathshala.nic.in/
2 E-Skill India Online learning platform with free courses across major sectors like Apparels, Automotive, ITES, etc and Employability Enhancer courses No specific criteria Check website ~Email~id or Phone number https://eskillindia.org/
3 National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) Online courses maintained by IITs and IISc No criteria Check website ~Email (needed for certification based courses) https://nptel.ac.in/
4 National Digital Library Online library maintained by IIT~KGP ~No criteria Check website ~Email http://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in/
5 SWAYAM Online quality educational courses by GoI No specific criteria Check website ~Email https://swayam.gov.in/
6 Space based distance learning e~learning ITI Check website   https://www.isro.gov.in/space-based-distance-learning-it-is
Entrepreneurship and Livelihoods
1 Startup India Online courses Digital learning platform for startups at all stages No specific criteria Check website ~Email https://www.startupindia.gov.in/content/sih/en/reources/online-courses.html
2 Center for Entrepreneurship Development of Karnataka- CEDOK Entrepreneurship and Self~employment Training and Capacity Building No specific criteria Joint Director, CEDOK NA https://cedokdwd.karnataka.gov.in
3 National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) ~Skill Training
~ Credit Linkage
~ SHG formation
No specific criteria ~District Skill development officer
~Mission Manager, NULM
~Community affairs officer, ULB’s
~Aadhar card
~Bank passbook
4 National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) ~Skill Training
~ Credit Linkage
~ SHG formation
No specific criteria ~NRLM manager, Zilla Panchayat
~ Gram Panchayat
~ID proof https://aajeevika.gov.in/en/content/faq