Admission date for PMKVY courses extended

SRINAGAR: J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) has extended the closing date of admissions of candidates in the second batch of PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) scheme till July 6, 2019. Earlier, June 27 was the last date for receipt of applications.

PMKVY is the flagship outcome-based skill training scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) through which candidates are provided placement linked skill training. The programme is fully sponsored by the government wherein candidates are provided placement support, conveyance charges, direct benefit transfer etc.

Around 10855 candidates will be trained in the next three to four months in 22 skill sectors such as IT, ITeS, apparels, hospitality etc.

The training imparted at PMKVY Training Centres (TCs) is aimed at benefiting candidates, either semi-skilled/unskilled or unemployed, above 14 years of age. The training programmes are certified and imparted as per the National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF).

The duration of the training varies per skill course, ranging between 150 and 600 hours. Candidates shall be provided placement assistance by Training Partners (TPs) upon successful completion of their training courses. For registration, candidates can contact JKSDM affiliated training centres established across the state.

Application forms will also be available at JKSDM Jammu and Srinagar office.