Who can be a Trainee


In general skill mission is not restricted by age, caste or location. Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana one of the key flagship skill development programmes anyone who is above the age of 18 years and keen on undergoing a skill training can enrol for training subject to their eligibility under the required course as per Sector Skill Council norms. However there are a multitude of schemes from different departments which have their own set of eligibility criteria and a candidate has to fulfil the eligibility criteria under the scheme only then is he considered as a candidate under the Scheme. Punjab Skill Development Mission attempts to have trainees as per the caste – proportion mandated under the scheme.


To check out the eligibility under different schemes click :

Eligibility: Candidates belonging to rural poor youth in the age- group of 15-35 years are eligible for training, the upper age limit in case of Persons with disabilities ( PWD), Transgender and other special groups like rehabilitated bonded labour etc. shall be 45 years.

Youth from Below poverty line ( BPL), MANREGA worker household with at least 15 days work in the previous financial year by any of its family members, household with RSBY Card, Antyodya Anna Yojna/ BPL PDS cards, youth from a household covered under auto inclusion parameter as per SECC. In case a candidate does not fulfils any of the poverty criteria mentioned above the candidate is eligible for training provided that the Household income of the candidate does not exceeds Rs.2.5 Lacs.( In such a case an Income Certificate duly signed and verified from the Sarpanch has to be furnished by the Candidate).

Eligibility: Candidate needs to be more than 18 years of Age.

Eligibility: All workers registered with Punjab building and other construction workers Welfare Board (BoCW), Department of Labour and their wards shall be eligible for training.

Eligibility: Candidates belonging to urban poor households and not having undergone training under the SJSRY/NULM in any other trade during the last 3 years. The candidate can however be provided advanced training on the skills acquired in any previous training.

Any candidate belonging to the urban household is eligible for training provided that the Household income does not exceeds Rs.3 Lacs( In such a case an Income certificate duly signed and verified from the Municipal Counsellor has to be furnished).

**All the courses presently run at the various training Centres are affiliated with the concerned Sector Skill Council and therefore the candidate should fulfil the minimum eligibility under the course as specified by SSCs before enrolment.

Course-wise Eligibility:

Select your qualification, sector of training to check for which courses you are eligible:



Where can you get training

The Mission is setting up two types of Skill Training Centers:

  1. Centers being set up by empanelling training partners at each District Headquarters and Tehsil. These are completely managed by the private training partners. The list of Centers currently operational is at Annexure I.
  2. Multi skill development centers are being set up by the state Government to be managed under the Public Private Partnership.

Locate a Training Centre

Select a district to view the List of Training Centres.


Whom to contact

To download the name of the District- wise contact person for training. Click here

Ongoing Training Schedule

Upcoming Training Schedule