Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016 – 2020


The objective of this Scheme is to encourage and promote Skill Development for the youth throughout the country.

  • Enable and mobilize a large number youth to take up industry designed quality skill training, become employable and earn their livelihood
  • Increase productivity of the existing workforce, and align skill training with the actual needs of the country
  • Encourage standardization of the Certification process and put in place the foundation for creating a registry of skills
  • Benefit 10 million youth over the period of 4 years to the tune of Rs.6000 Cr (2016 – 20)

NSDC partners have been identified to deliver these skill courses across the country.

Key features of the Scheme:

  • Skill training and certification to approximately 10 million youth in a span of four years
  • Scheme is applicable to any candidate of Indian nationality who are Unemployed youth, school/college dropouts and possesses an Valid Aadhar Card and a Bank Account
  • Training shall be provided only at the approved Centres. Training Centers will be required to undergo the centre accreditation and affiliation process
  • Centres will ensure standardized and approved branding norms
  • Based on the Center Capacity, Targets will be allotted for 3/6 Months or 1 Year
  • Minimum of 200 Hours of training to be provided. Daily 4-8 Hours
  • Assessments will be conducted by SSC nominated Agency
  • Only Certified Trainer can conduct training
  • Minimum of 70% students should be provided placements
  • JA has aligned its training content and courses to the NOS (National Occupational Standards) and QP (Qualification Packs) for the job roles described
  • Biometric Devices for capturing student and trainers’ attendance (Aadhaar enabled) shall be mandatory at the PMKVY Centre’s
  • Assessments of the candidates will be conducted by agencies appointed by the Sector Skills Council (SSC)
  • The payouts will be affected through bank transfer to the Beneficiaries’ and Training Partners accounts
  • The administration of the program will be done online through a software SDMS (Skill Development Management Solution) where the data of students trained, batch start date, end date, attendance etc. will be maintained.


  1. EduJobs Academy is looking for partners who have the passion, competency and the infrastructure to deliver the courses.
  2. The partners will have to go through the due diligence process before signing up.
  3. The detailed MOU and terms and conditions will be shared with partners.

Partnership Model:

Two ways for Partnering:

  1. Infrastructure Partnership
  2. Knowledge Partnership (Franchisee)

Please find below the Roles & Responsibilities of Partnership

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