List of NSDC Courses for Skill Development

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India has launched the ‘Skill India Mission’ with the aim to train over 40 crore people by 2022 in vocational and certificate courses to earn a better livelihood. The National Skill Development Corporation contributes to this project with several online and offline courses. In this blog, we list the various skill development courses and programs provided by NSDC.

What is National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)?

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National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a non-profit organization that was established to provide a skilled and professional workforce in India. It was started by the Ministry of Finance in 2008 and works on public-private partnership and follows the Company Act 1956. The main motto of this organization is to train more than 40 crore people in various sectors and increase employment in the country.

Functions of NSDC

  • In the field of skill development, it provides funds to enterprises, companies, and organizations.
  • It offers training for educated individuals and school and college dropouts. 
  • It develops a proper model to enhance support and coordinate private sector initiatives.

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Details about NSDC

According to the official data as per 2020 reports, here are all the details about the NSDC skill development courses and its training partners: 

Particulars Details
Training Partners 538
Training Centers 10,373
Job Roles 1500+
Sector Skills Council 36
Trained  20.45 Lakhs
Placed 1.86 Lakhs

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NSDC Skill Development Course Programs

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There are several different programs undertaken by the NSDC. Under these programs, different vocational, certificate, and training courses are offered. Some of the programs are mentioned below:

  • NSDC Fee-based courses 
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 
  • NAPS – Apprenticeship Training 
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) 
  • Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)
  • IndiaSkills and WorldSkills Competition
  • Online Skilling

NSDC Courses Under Skill Development Sectors

Various courses and certificates are provided by the following skill sectors which NSDC deals with:

  • Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council
  • Agriculture Skill Council of India
  • Apparel Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council
  • Automotive Skills Development Council
  • Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council
  • BFSI Sector Skill Council Of India
  • Capital Goods Skill Council
  • Construction Skill Development Council of India
  • Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council
  • Electronics Sector Skills Council of India
  • Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative
  • Furniture & Fittings Skill Council
  • Gem & Jewellery Skill council of India
  • Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council
  • Healthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council
  • Indian Iron and Steel Sector Skill Council
  • Indian Plumbing Skills council
  • Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council
  • IT-ITeS Sector Skill Council
  • Leather Sector Skill Council
  • Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council
  • Logistics Sector Skill Council
  • Management & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)
  • Media & Entertainment Skill Council
  • Paints and Coatings Skill Council
  • Power Sector Skill Council
  • Retailers Association’s Skill Council of India
  • Rubber Skill Development Council
  • Skill Council for Green Jobs
  • Skill Council For Mining Sector
  • Skill Council For Persons with Disability
  • Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill Council
  • Sports, Physical Education, Fitness & Leisure Skills Council
  • Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill Council
  • Telecom Sector Skill Council
  • Textile Sector Skill Council
  • Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council

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NSDC Course List under PMKVY 

  • Airline Cargo Assistant 
  • Airline Customer Service Executive 
  • Animal Health Worker 
  • AquaCulture Worker 
  • Dairy Farmer/Entrepreneur 
  • Floriculturist 
  • Micro irrigation Technician 
  • Tractor operator 
  • Artificial Insemination Technician 
  • Sales Consultant (Automotive finance) 
  • Goods & Services Tax (GST) Accounts Assistant 
  • Yoga Instructor 
  • Construction Painter and Decorator 
  • Child Care taker
  • General Housekeeper 
  • Field Technician 
  • Mobile Phone Hardware Repair Technician 
  • Food Processing Technician 
  • Pulse Processing Technician 
  • Offal Collector 
  • Solar PV Installer Engraving 
  • Artisan (Metal Handicrafts) 
  • Handloom Weaver (Carpets)
  •  Emergency Medical Technician – Basic 
  • Front Line Health Worker 
  • General Duty Assistant 
  • Pharmacy Assistant 
  • Junior Mechanic (Engine) 
  • Secretary Office 
  • Assistant Make-up artist 
  • Hairdresser 
  • Editor 
  • Sound Editor 
  • Mining – Mechanic / Fitter 
  • Mine Welder 
  • Retail Sales Associate 
  • Housekeeping Attendant (Manual Cleaning) 
  • Domestic Data Entry Operator 
  • Customer Care Executive (Call Centre) 
  • Dairy Farmer/ Entrepreneur 
  • Hand Embroiderer 
  • Telecom -In-store promoter 
  • Assistant Spa Therapist 
  • Plumber (After Sales Service) 
  • Electrician Domestic Solutions 
  • Fitness Trainer

Under e-skills, many online courses are also offered by NSDC. Most popular online courses by NSDC:

  • Domestic Data Entry Operator- Hindi
  • Domestic Data Entry Operator- English
  • Pradhan Mantri Arogya Mitra
  • Computer Hardware Repairing
  • Basic Electrical Training
  • Computer Basics

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What is the benefit of NSDC certificate?

Some of the major benefits are that it provides funds to enterprises, companies, and organizations. Not only financial support, but NSDC also provides training programs.

Is NSDC a certificate?

NSDC is a non-profit organization that was established to provide a skilled and professional workforce in India. It helps students gain various skills to get an extra edge in their field.

Which courses are available in skill India?

Some of the popular courses available are:
1. Training Workshops Sponsored by ISRO
2. Graphic Designing Courses
3. Digital Marketing Courses
4. Public Speaking

NSDC offers hundreds of skill development courses both online and offline, available to working professionals and students to pursue and kickstart their careers. If you are looking to enhance your skills or get career guidance, then connect with our Leverage Edu experts today on 1800572000. Do tell us about the kind of courses you would want to know about in the comments below!

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