Developement of Soft Skills with focus on English


Punjab Skill Development Mission is conducting placement linked short term courses in different sectors like Retail, IT and Healthcare etc. which includes a separate module on English and Soft Skills. However, it is felt that many jobseekers including those professionally qualified may need an exclusive course on soft skills. To address this, PSDM is starting a Programme for development of soft skills especially in communication skills for the rural youth of Punjab in rural Skill Centers in collaboration with Regional Institute of English (RIE), Chandigarh, Central Government Institute.


Who can be a trainee

  • The programme will include a course of total 120 hours and is for Candidates whose level of education is 10th / diploma /12th/ graduation

    How to register under the Scheme

  • Apply here or you can contact District Project Management Staff of Punjab Skill Development Mission for further details.

    The Highlights of the program are as follows:
  • Job oriented Course sponsored by Government of Punjab at nominal fees.

  • Teaching and Learning Material prepared by experts from Regional Institute of English (RIE), Chandigarh as per the needs of rural youth of Punjab.

  • Course Delivery by qualified and certified trainers.

  • Small Batch sizes with activity based learning for the candidates.

  • Continuous Assessment and Certification from Punjab Skill Development Mission and RIE (Government of India Organisation).

  • Welcome kit worth Rs 1200 for enrolled candidates which includes Books, Note Book, Stationery and one Bag.

  • Evening Classes for two hours on a daily basis for total of 120 in total

    Program Details

    • The programme will include a course of total 120 hours (Communication Skills 60 Hours and Personal Development Program 60 Hours), having 2 hours’ class on a daily basis.

    • A nominal fee of Rs 1000/- will be charged from the candidates. In case of candidates where family annual income is less than Rs 2.5 lakh, Rs 500/- will be charged from the candidate. In this case a Self-Declaration Family Income form will be given by the candidate.



Entitlement of candidates under the scheme

• Welcome kit worth Rs 1200 for enrolled candidates which includes Books, Note Book, Stationery and one Bag.