About

Since its inception, one of the major pillars of Skill India Mission is Sector Skill Councils (SSCs), which play a vital role in bridging the gap between what the industry demands and what the skilling requirements should be

The National Occupational Standard is one of the most significant contributions of Skill India Mission to accelerate India's skilling ecosystem, made possible by the SSCs, which are national partnership organizations bringing together all the stakeholders- industry, labour and the academia. The SSCs operate as an autonomous body and could be registered as a Section 8 Company, or a Society.

Role

The National Policy on Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015 laid out Skill India Mission, and envisaged the creation of Sector Skill Councils (SSCs). Priority sectors have been identified based on the skill gap analysis. The SSCs have been mandated with the following functions:

  • Identification of skill development needs ï‚·including preparing a catalogue of types of skills, range and depth of skills to facilitate individuals to choose from
  • Development of a sector skill development plan and maintaining skill inventory
  • Determining skills/competency standards and qualifications and getting them notified as per National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF).
  • Standardization of affiliation, accreditation, examination, and certification process in accordance with NSQF as determined by NSQC.
  • May also conduct skill-based assessment and certification for Qualification Packs /National Occupational Standards aligned training programs.
  • Participation in the setting up of affiliation, accreditation, examination, and certification norms for their respective sectors.
  • Plan and facilitate the execution of Training of Trainers along with NSDC and states.
  • Promotion of academies of excellence.
  • Paying particular attention to the skilling needs of ST/SC, differently- abled and minority groups.
  • Ensuring that the persons trained and skilled in accordance with the norms laid down are assured of employment at decent wages.

Placements

The most critical outcome of skill training is employment, whether self or wage employment

To facilitate employment, Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) have been encouraged to develop their own placement portal and mobile apps. These portals are linked to demand aggregation and are aimed at meeting the skill needs of the industry. The 360degree interface of the portal connects candidates and training partners with recruitment firms and potential employers.

To receive placement support through SSCs, you may connect with their respective teams. Please find the details herewith:

Connect with Sector Skill Councils

Till date, the NSDC Board has approved 36 Sector Skill Councils. There are over 600 Corporate
Representatives in the Governing Councils of these SSCs.

To know more about each Sector Skill Council, click the sector icon(s) below:

Aerospace and Activation CenterAerospace and Activation Center
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Aerospace and Activation Center
Agriculture Skill Council of IndiaAgriculture Skill Council of India
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Agriculture Skill Council of India
Apparel Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill CouncilApparel Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council
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Apparel Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council
Automotive Skills Development CouncilAutomotive Skills Development Council
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Automotive Skills Development Council
BFSI Sector Skill Council Of IndiaBFSI Sector Skill Council Of India
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BFSI Sector Skill Council Of India
Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill CouncilBeauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council
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Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council
Capital Goods Skill CouncilCapital Goods Skill Council
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Capital Goods Skill Council
Construction Skill Development Council of IndiaConstruction Skill Development Council of India
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Construction Skill Development Council of India
Domestic Workers Sector Skill CouncilDomestic Workers Sector Skill Council
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Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council
Electronics Sector Skills Council of IndiaElectronics Sector Skills Council of India
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Electronics Sector Skills Council of India
Food Industry Capacity & Skill InitiativeFood Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative
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Food Industry Capacity & Skill Initiative
Furniture & Fittings Skill CouncilFurniture & Fittings Skill Council
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Furniture & Fittings Skill Council
Gem & Jewellery Skill council of IndiaGem & Jewellery Skill council of India
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Gem & Jewellery Skill council of India
Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill CouncilHandicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council
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Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council
Healthcare Sector Skill CouncilHealthcare Sector Skill Council
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Healthcare Sector Skill Council
Hydrocarbon Sector Skill CouncilHydrocarbon Sector Skill Council
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Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council
IT-ITeS Sector Skill CouncilIT-ITeS Sector Skill Council
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IT-ITeS Sector Skill Council
Indian Iron and Steel Sector Skill CouncilIndian Iron and Steel Sector Skill Council
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Indian Iron and Steel Sector Skill Council
Indian Plumbing Skills councilIndian Plumbing Skills council
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Indian Plumbing Skills council
Infrastructure Equipment Skill CouncilInfrastructure Equipment Skill Council
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Infrastructure Equipment Skill Council
Instrumentation Automation Surveillance and Communication Sector Skill CouncilInstrumentation Automation Surveillance and Communication Sector Skill Council
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Instrumentation Automation Surveillance and Communication Sector Skill Council
Leather Sector Skill CouncilLeather Sector Skill Council
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Leather Sector Skill Council
Life Sciences Sector Skill Development CouncilLife Sciences Sector Skill Development Council
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Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council
Logistics Sector Skill CouncilLogistics Sector Skill Council
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Logistics Sector Skill Council
Management and Entrepeneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)Management and Entrepeneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)
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Management and Entrepeneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)
Media and Entertainment Skill CouncilMedia and Entertainment Skill Council
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Media and Entertainment Skill Council
Paints and Coatings Skill CouncilPaints and Coatings Skill Council
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Paints and Coatings Skill Council
Power Sector Skill CouncilPower Sector Skill Council
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Power Sector Skill Council
Retailers Association's Skill Council of IndiaRetailers Association's Skill Council of India
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Retailers Association's Skill Council of India
Rubber Skill Development CouncilRubber Skill Development Council
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Rubber Skill Development Council
Skill Council For Mining SectorSkill Council For Mining Sector
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Skill Council For Mining Sector
Skill Council For Persons with DisabilitySkill Council For Persons with Disability
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Skill Council For Persons with Disability
Skill Council for Green JobsSkill Council for Green Jobs
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Skill Council for Green Jobs
Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills CouncilSports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills Council
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Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure Skills Council
Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill CouncilStrategic Manufacturing Sector Skill Council
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Strategic Manufacturing Sector Skill Council
Telecom Sector Skill CouncilTelecom Sector Skill Council
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Telecom Sector Skill Council
Textile Sector Skill CouncilTextile Sector Skill Council
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Textile Sector Skill Council
Tourism and Hospitality Skill CouncilTourism and Hospitality Skill Council
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Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council