Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY)

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Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY)

About the programme: Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY), the Scheme has been implemented in FY 2015-16 under Short Term Training (STT), Recognition of Prior Learning(RPL) & Special Projects(SP). The goal for training more than 8,00,000 candidates across the nation. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has been incorporated under Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) to provide training under STT-CSCM & CSSM to the unemployed youths of the nation.
Furthermore, PMKVY was launched to encourage and promote skill development in the country by providing free short duration skill training and incentivizing this by providing monetary rewards to youth for skill certification. The overall idea was to boost employability of youth corresponding to the industrial demand.


The scheme shall supplement the support of various schemes being run by the Central and State Governments, including but not limited to, National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), MUDRA loans under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY), Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) / Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and other similar programs that have goals similar to PMKVY 3.0 for generation of livelihood opportunities for the candidates trained under the scheme.

Total Trained Student

Total Trained Student

Year Trained
2016-17 2026
2017-18 13372
2018-19 510
2019-20 2356*

Total Student Passed

Total Student Passed

Year Passed
2016-17 1734
2017-18 11855
2018-19 468
2019-20 595*

Total Studrent Placed

Total Studrent Placed

Year Placed
2016-17 1025
2017-18 7912
2018-19 102
2019-20 195*

Objectives of PMKVY

Create an ecosystem for the youth to make informed choices on the available skilling avenues. Provide support to youth for skill training and certification. Promote sustainable Skill Centres for greater participation of private sector. Benefit 8 lakh youth over the scheme period.


Approach to roll out of PMKVY

The basic premise for the scheme is to create skilled and certified workforce, who not only contribute towards the growth of India but also drive the country into becoming the global skills capital. To achieve this more holistically, significant core and peripheral reforms have been envisaged for the implementation approach for the scheme. With the limited window available for implementation, the focus of the scheme shall be to create detailed framework for the new provisions and pilot them for larger roll out in the second phase of the scheme.


Job Role and Eligibility of Admission

  • Agriculture
  • Apparel
  • Automotive,
  • Beauty & Wellness
  • Construction
  • Domestic Workers
  • Electronics Hardware
  • Green Jobs
  • Healthcare
  • Life Science
  • Logistics
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Plumbing
  • Retail & Telecom

Age must be 18 years or more.


Qualification must be 10th at least


Experience (if any)

As per job role

Project Features

Short term training
Full training support
Job oriented training
Placement Assistance
As per guideline infrastructure
Softskill training
NSQF aligned course
TOT certified trainer
Digital literacy training

Admission Process


Choose the jobrole available

Find the training centre with interested jobrole



Counsel about the course and submit details documents



Join the training as per schedule


Assessment and Certified

After completion the course attend the assessment and get certified

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