Skill Development Centre

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Mr. Raj Kumar T

Assistant Professor in CSE

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The various Surveys conducted by the Government and Non- Governmental Organizations indicated the lack of employability skills for the Youth of the Country. In order to solve this issue, the Government has taken different steps which includes the formation of the new portfolio in the area of Skill development, the formation of the National Skill Qualification Framework, measures to combat the lack of skills and programmes to train the individuals in their area of interest to suit the industry needs. Such programmes are incorporated as a part of the curriculum as Value added courses. These courses help a particular individual to develop their own skills in their chosen field of the study.

College of Engineering Kallooppara in tune with the National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) also offers several value-added programs that will benefit the students and General Public to expertise in their fields of study and to acquire required skills. A Skill Development Cell is exclusively formed for this. The Govt. of Kerala has supported for setting up a Skill Delivery Platform Kerala (SDPK) infrastructure costing Rs.65 lakhs in the institution. An Advanced Skill Development Centre (ASDC) is also sanctioned by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Kerala. Several courses and internships of several providers are offered through this centre and details of which are listed below.

1. EC- Council Cyber Security Essentials Series

2. ICT Academy of Kerala

3. Additional Skill Acquisition Programme(ASAP), Govt. of Kerala

4. M/s Mibiz Cyber Forensics Lab

5. M/s Siemba Inc.,Greenvalley, USA

6. NULM Project


8. PMKVY-TI Project

9. PMKVY 4.0 Project


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Registration Form

Courses Offered(Job Roles) and Qualification

1. Software Developer-Product Development(SSC/Q6702)- IT/ITeS

Graduate (Engineering /Computer Science or any related field) with 1 year of relevant experience


Diploma (Engineering /Computer Science or any related field) with 4 years of relevant experience


12th Class (Science & Mathematics) with 4 years of relevant experience

2. Domestic Biometric  Data Operator(SSC/Q2213)-IT/ITeS 

12th Class


10th Class + ITI


10th Class+2 years of relevant experience

3. Solar LED Technician(ELE/Q5903)- Electronics Sector

8th Class (+ ITI (2 years after 8th) with 2 years of relevant experience)


10th Class with 2 Years of experience relevant

OR Certificate-NSQF (Level-3 in Electrical Technician) with 2 Years of experience relevant

OR 12th Class with 6 Months of experience relevant

4. LED Luminary Mechanical Assembly and Testing Technician(ELE/Q5803)- Electronics Sector

8th Class (+ ITI (2 years after 8th) with 2 years of relevant Experience)


10th Class with 2 Years of experience relevant


Certificate-NSQF (Level-3 in LED domain) with 2 Years of experience relevant


12th Class

5. Assistant Electricity Meter Reader, Billing and Cash Collector(PSS/Q2403)- Power Sector

8th Class Pass + ITI


8th Class Pass + 1 year of relevant experience


10th Pass


The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Govt. of India, is implementing the flagship skill development scheme of Government of India - Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 4.0 (PMKVY 4.0). With the roll-out of the National Education Policy (NEP) in 2020, there has been a renewed focus on vocational skill training imparted by schools and higher education institutes, thus integrating mainstream academics with practical vocational skill training.



Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 4.0 (PMKVY 4.0) will be implemented between FY 2022-26 with a strong emphasis on making the programme candidate-centric by creating an enabling ecosystem to meet the emerging sectoral needs. More information on PMKVY can be assessed at with guidelines of previous versions of PMKVY.


Objective of the Scheme:

a.       Promote an enabling ecosystem for the youth to get skilled and choose a career path aligned with their abilities and aspirations.

b.       Enable the delivery of skill training in a market-oriented and demand-driven manner by making the existing skilling ecosystem more flexible, swift, and geared to meet the emerging demand.

c.        Process overhauling of the skill ecosystem by leveraging technology, innovative financing,

and digitalization.

Selection of Candidates:

a.       The scheme targets school/college dropouts, out-of-education, and unemployed youths in

the age group of 15-45 years.

b.       Eligibility criteria for selection of candidates is defined in the respective course curriculum of

Job Role to be offered.



a.       National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is the implementing arm of the Ministry and

shall provide all required handholding support and technical assistance in implementation of PMKV 4.0

b.       The entire training life cycle from enrolment to certification and tracking will be done

through Skill India Portal/Digital for which necessary orientation and handholding support will be provided by NSDC ( 

c.        On-the-Job Training (OJT) has been mandated under the scheme in applicable Job Roles.

d.      Assessment and certification would be done through the third-party agencies namely, Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) or any other National Council for Vocational Education and Training (NCVET) approved awarding body. The State Education Board/Technical Education Board can also become an awarding body under NCVET.

      e.       Mandatory daily Aadhar Enabled Biometric attendance System (AEBAS) for Candidate, Trainer, and Assessor.

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Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning (AI/ML)

The program is designed in collaboration with industry and academia has developed NSQF level 8 course curriculum for Engineering students and graduates. The course will enhance the knowledge in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and will help the students to develop the skillsets required in the field. Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning certification provide an academic gateway for the 4.0 industry. The program offers to transform the students and educators to skill up on the AI & ML -related learning endeavors.




2018-19 continuing




ASAP through ASDC








Amazon Web Services Cloud Certification Program(AWS Cloud)

The opportunities for “cloud computing skills” are increasing tremendously as most of the companies are moving towards cloud-based services. Amazon Web Service Certificate is one of the highly demanded certificates in cloud space. This course provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy offers a robust set of complementary tools,resources, and certification for students to skill up on the cloud and prepare for the emerging job market and also for the educators looking to enhance the learning experience with cloud computing content. The program has online self-learning instructional content and assessments.

The benefits are access to a ready-to-deliver AWS-developed curriculum, regular course updates from AWS that reflect releases and best practices in industry, hands-on and practical experience in the AWS Console, complimentary AWS professional learning for educators and  preparation for industry-recognized AWS Certification to showcase knowledge for educators and students and complementary practice exams and there will be 50% discount on AWS Certification for educators and students.



























ASAP through ASDC 






Salesforce Foundation/ Developer Course

Salesforce is a customer relationship management solution system that brings companies and customers together. It’s an integrated CRM platform that gives all the departments including different marketing, sales, commerce, and service a single, shared view of every customer.

The Salesforce ecosystem is growing and is expected to create 0.5 million jobs in India by 2025 and hence ASAP is inviting all students to embark on this online journey where Salesforce shall provide curated content which will help them learn the Salesforce skills that employers seek to be a Salesforce Developer and also a  Salesforce Administrator. The courses will be self-learning programs with guided self-learning and self guided modules. Salesforce uses the power of a free learning platform known as Trailhead, to teach the students everything from the fundamentals of the Salesforce platform to the automation, security, and coding of the platform.

















ASAP through ASDC/ ICT Academy

PraKtiz for Konfidence

Online Platform for practice training evaluation and Screening helpful for Placement in Multinational Companies.

2018-19 continuing

 Placement Cell






 Coursera for Campus (C4C)

Coursera is an Online platform for universities and colleges to provide top-quality, job-relevant learning at scale. It finds suitable in situations in which delivering content is difficult —constrained by the capacity of on-campus programs, lagging curricula, and the challenge of recruiting expert faculty required to launch new programs.

Coursera for Campus, a new offering designed to use the content on Coursera to deliver job-relevant, multi-disciplinary online learning to its learners. Coursera for Campus enables world-class online education to learners. College of Engineering Kallooppara is one of the colleges providing Coursera for Campus program to our students and teachers.


















Google Associate Cloud Engineer Certification Program

Associate Cloud Engineer certification training is an online programme offered by Google. The programme has online self-learning instructional content and assessments. The learners will get free access to Google Cloud resources (approx. $350 value).

The programme consists of a Coursera offering the fundamentals of Google Cloud Programme, Essential Cloud Infrastructure, Elastic cloud Infrastructure Reliable cloud Infrastructure along with study jam sessions. In addition to that, the learners will also be offered hands-on practice working with Google Cloud technologies with their Qwiklab sessions











ASAP through ASDC/ ICT Academy





Ui Path Robotic Process Automation Developer Course

Robotic Process Automation is the technology that allows anyone today to configure computer software, or a “robot” to emulate and integrate the actions of a human interacting within digital systems to execute a business process. RPA robots utilize the user interface to capture data and manipulate applications just like humans do.

The course is conducted online and will give an understanding on basic Programming concepts and the underlying logic/ structure to describe RPA, where it can be applied and how its implemented, to describe the different types of variables, Control Flow and data manipulation techniques, to understand Image, Text and Data Tables Automation and to describe automation to Email and various types of Exceptions and strategies to handle.














ASAP through ASDC 


Additional Skill Acquisition Programme- Design,Align and Train Programme(DAT)

A program by Govt.of Kerala to augment the employability skills of the youth. Three courses were offered

Field Technician- Computing and peripherals

Field Technician- Network and Storage

CCTV Installation Technician






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Programmes for Students of CEK 


EC-Council Academia Partner Program- Cyber Security Essential Series                       ONLINE Registration


EC-Council is excited to introduce its Cybersecurity Essentials Series, the first MOOC certification course series covering essential skills in network defense, ethical hacking, and digital forensics. The Essentials Series’ Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) contain eCourseware and video instruction, which is being offered free, with optional paid upgrades to course labs, exam prep, course assessments, and exam vouchers leading to certifications across each of the three Essentials Series courses


Three courses are offered through this program. They are  Network Defense Essentials (N|DE), Ethical Hacking Essentials (E|HE), and Digital Forensics Essentials (D|FE).  These are foundational programs that help students and early career professionals choose their area of competency or select a specific interest in cybersecurity.


These courses are FREE to all the students of CEK



What will excite the Learners?

·  Academia students will avail the Learning resources including the courseware, Video Tutorials for FREE. 

·  Discounted optional Lab, exam prep and certification exam upgrades.

·  No eligibility criteria for Academia students 

·  Prepares and validates your skills for massive entry-level job roles of the future.

·  The perfect foundation course for cybersecurity aspirants covering 3 major InfoSec competency areas. and many more.....

The Essentials Series is FREE, outcome-oriented & maps to the best entry level job roles in the industry

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NULM-Field Technician- Other Home Appliances