odular  Employable Skills (MES)
under   Skill Development initiative  S c h e m e (SDIS)







List of MES courses approved by N.C.V.T.


List of VTP Registered with RDAT Faridabad from Rajasthan


MES Curriculum for Electrical sector

MES Curriculum for Fabrication sector

MES Curriculum for Information & Communication sector

MES Curriculum for Soft Skills 




The objective of the scheme are:   

         to provide vocational training to school leavers, existing workers, ITI graduates, etc. to improve their employability by optimally utilizing the infrastructure available in Govt., private institutions and the Industry. Existing skills of the persons can also be tested and certified under this scheme.

         to build capacity in the area of development of competency standards, course curricula, learning material and assessment standards in the country.


Main  features of the scheme  


Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Public Private Partnership (PPP) envisaged in the form of active participation of the industry / Private Sector in every stage of design and implementation of the scheme. Industry bodies are represented in the Central Apex Committee and State Committees which would have overall responsibility of implementation of the scheme. Other areas of partnership are:


Target Group

MES would benefit different target groups like :

         Workers seeking certification of their skills acquired informally

         workers and ITI graduates seeking skill upgradation

         early school drop-outs and unemployed

         Previously child labour and their families


Project Output

One million persons would be trained or their existing skills tested and certified, over a period of five years. About 200 modules for employable skills as per Industry and labour market demands would be identified and course curriculum developed.


Age of Participants  

The minimum age limit for persons to take part in the scheme is 14 years but there is no upper age limit.


Curriculum Development Process

          Identification of Employable Skills set in a sector based on division of work in the labour market in consultation with Industry  

          Development of training modules corresponding to skills set identified

          Organising Modules in to Course Matrix indicating vertical and horizontal mobility

          Development of detailed curriculum

          Vetting by a trade committee comprising representatives of Industry, training providers & trade experts

          Inviting comments from Employers/ Employees Organisations, State Govts. etc.

          Approval by the NCVT