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STAR Program

The objective of this scheme is to encourage skill development for youth by providing monetary rewards after successful completion of approved training programs. Specifically, the scheme aims to:

  • Encourage standardization in certification process and initiate a process of creating a registry of skills.
  • Increase productivity of existing workforce and align the training and certification to the needs of the country.
  • Provide monetary rewards for Skill Certification to boost employability and productivity of youth by incentivizing them for skill trainings.
  • Reward candidates undergoing skill training by authorized institutions at an average monetary reward of 10,000 (Rupees Ten Thousand) per candidate.
  • Benefit 10 lakh youth at an approximate total cost of Rs 1,000 Crores.

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Here are the Qualification Packs introduced in IT-ITes sector under STAR Scheme:

  1. Domestic IT Helpdesk Attendant
  2. CRM Domestic - Voice
  3. CRM Domestic - Non Voice
  4. Domestic Data Entry Operator
  5. Domestic BioMetric Operator
  6. Collections Executive

Here are some of the STAR sample papers:

Here are frequently asked questions for STAR Scheme



STAR Scheme complete data is maintained on IT-ITes internal SDMS by SSC NASSCOM Team. To access the data please click on the below link:-

Login IT-ITes internal SDMS

Grievance Redressal

STAR Assessments

You may write to the following to report any instance of unprofessional conduct during the STAR assessment sessions:


Name: Mr Ashish Chugh

Aspiring Minds

Name: Gp Capt A K Bhatnagar


Name: Chaitanya Jha

STAR Certifications 

Please reach out to NSDC for support in facilitating AADHAAR numbers:

NSDC contact:

Name: Mr Tushar Anand

With a copy to-

Name: Mr Ashish Chugh

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