Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) | SSC

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY)


About the Scheme

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) is the skilling and placement initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD). DDU-GKY has its origins in the Aajeevika Skills programme and the ‘Special Projects’ component of the Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY). The scheme focuses on catering to the occupational aspirations of rural youth and enhancing their skills for wage employment. For more details, please read the DDU-GKY Programme Guidelines.

Implementation of DDU-GKY involves State Governments,  Technical Support Agencies like the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD & PR), and Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs). Parties interested in running a DDU-GKY training program and assessment in partnership with the IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM are expected to produce a sanction letter from MoRD for the same, followed by the process detailed below. 

Conduct of Assessments

Process flow for the conduct of outcomes based Training Assessments and Certifications for IT-ITeS Qualification Packs by IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council NASSCOM under DDU-GKY Scheme

 DDUGKY Registration Process

Note :

Passing criteria for:

1. Level 4 QP – Aggregate 70%

2. Level 5 and above QP – Per NOS 70%

TP* must aim for placements of atleast 70% of their passed candidates under the scheme 

* TP - Training Provider

**SDMS - Is an skill development portal by NSDC where enrollment of the candidates takes place

To start the registration process please click on the below button

This is to inform all concerned that there is no longer any requirement for MoU agreement for assessments to be conducted under DDU-GKY scheme. Please note the batches details are uploaded in the respective portal of DDU-GKY and the IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council receives direct update of the same on Skill India Portal. Accordingly all training providers are requested to register online and make payment prior to submitting the assessment request to SSC NASSCOM at the link below.


Note: To view the affiliation process Click Here before start registration


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