Andhra Pradesh State Kapu Welfare and Development
Corporation Limited (APSKWDCL), a Government of Andhra
Pradesh undertaking, is introducing the “Skill Development
Scheme” for students from Kapu Community of Andhra Pradesh
who are in their final/pre final year or are recent
graduates/post graduates. Under this scheme, a financial
assistance shall be granted to the selected applicants
through the prescribed process. This assistance shall be for
skill development programs in various areas of expertise
leading to their placements.
scheme aims at enhancing the skills of students from Kapu
families to aid in their placements.
This scheme is applicable for
students who are in their final/pre final year or are recent
graduates/post graduates with degrees like B.Tech, MCA, B.Sc, B.Com,
etc, and other members from Kapu Community of Andhra Pradesh who are
The scheme would link these
youth to skill development training programs in various fields of
expertise through identified Training Partners or through the Andhra
Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation.
The target of these skill
development training programs shall be to hone the job skills of the
candidate, thus aiding in their placement or self employment post
The identified institutes and
options for the 100% placement guaranteed training programs include
Duration (in Months)
Course Fees# (in Rs)
Corporation Share* (in Rs)
No. of Beneficiaries
Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation
All courses of the APSSDC shall be taken up by the APSKWDCL
Depending on the program
Depending on the program
Depending on the program
Depending on the program
HCL Talent Care
Young Engineer Program (IT)
Young Graduate Program (IT)
Young Graduate Program (Banking)
NIIT – Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Operations
Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Plus
Masters in Network Administration
Smart Grad Training Program
Unnati Training Program
International Academy of Computer Graphics
Finishing School Diploma in Multimedia
Diploma in Advanced Multimedia
Zoom Certified Network and Cloud Expert
# Inclusive of Service Taxes , where applicable
**Service tax not applicable
*Expenditures beyond the corporation share shall be borne by the beneficiary through his own finances or through bank loans.
Rs 5000 (Rupees Five Thousand only) shall be granted to each student per month (if not included in the coaching centre fees), credited to their bank accounts bi-monthly) as lodging and boarding expenses. (Based on 85% attendance and course completion) for the ones participating in the placement guaranteed training programs.
The corporation would explore other placement guaranteed training programs and training partners in due course of time.
The corporation would explore other short term skill development programs and training partners in due course of time.
The Corporation would tie up with programs like Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Urban Areas (MEPMA), Employment Generation and Market Mission (EGMM), etc for skill development training in areas like tailoring, surface ornamentation, etc for women from the community. Through such programs 15,000 women beneficiaries shall be targeted. Up to Rs 12,000 (Rupees Twelve Thousand Only) shall be allocated per beneficiary for such program.
Corporation would tie up with placement institutes and agencies for facilitating placements of eligible students, career counselling, guiding the students in preparing of job applications and interviews, etc.
For all training programs biometric attendance linked to payments shall be a compulsory requirement. CCTV monitoring shall be followed wherever possible.
The applicant should belong to Kapu community i.e. the Kapu, Balija, Telaga and Ontari sub-castes.
The student and his/her parents must be residents of Andhra Pradesh.
The student should belong to a family with income of Rs 600,000 (Rupees Six Lakh Only) and below, to be eligible for placement guaranteed training programs. Eligibility for non placement guaranteed programs shall be White Ration Card holding.
To be eligible for placement guaranteed training programs, the applicant should have
Completed his graduate/post graduate degree in the Academic Years 2014-15/2015-16, or
Be in Pre Final/Final year of the graduate/post graduate education in the Academic Year 2016-17, in any college in Andhra Pradesh.
The applicant should have passed his SSC or Intermediate from Andhra Pradesh.
To be eligible for placement guaranteed training programs, the applicant should be unemployed with no job offer in hand.
The applicant should not have availed himself/herself of any amount under any other Government scheme for placement guaranteed training programs.
The notification would be released in June 2016.
Eligible candidates should fill their application online at the APSKWDCL website in the prescribed format.
Applicant should upload the scanned copies (in PDF format of min 50 KB and max 150 KB size each) ) of the self attested copy of the following documents:
Income certificate (for placement guaranteed training programs) or White Ration Card (for other skill development programs)
Aadhar Cards of the applicant.
Caste certificate issued by competent authority.
Date of birth proof.
SSC, Intermediate and Graduate mark sheets for applicants of placement guaranteed training program.
Post Graduate degree mark sheet (if available) for applicants of placement guaranteed training program.
If in pre-final or final year of education, certificate from the college indicating the expected academic year of passing the degree.
Passbook details of Savings Bank Account in any Nationalised Bank (account must be in the name of applicant).
Self declaration letter of being unemployed for applicants for placement guaranteed training program.
Passport size photograph (in JPEG format upto 50 KB size).
Biodata of the student.
SELECTION AND SCHEME EXECUTION PROCESS
The corporation shall tie up with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation Ltd (APSSDC) and empanelled institutes of excellence from across the country for skill training programs.
A database of the students shall be created based on the uploaded applications.
Students shall enrol in the APSSDC training programs based on their educational background and interests.
For placement guaranteed training programs through empanelled training partners, students shall be selected through selection criteria as laid down by individual institutes.
Financial Assistance shall be provided in form of training fees credited directly to APSSDC or to the empanelled partners.
Rs 5000 (Rupees Five Thousand only) shall be granted to each student per month (if not included in the coaching centre fees), credited to their bank accounts bi-monthly (and the last instalment shall be paid on uploading of course completion certificate by the student) as lodging and boarding expenses. This shall be based on 85% attendance and course completion.
Biometric attendances of the students shall be uploaded by the empanelled institutes for monitoring by the corporation.
A database of the successfully placed candidates shall be maintained by the corporation.
Detailed guidelines shall be issued after signing of MOUs with individual institutes.
For other unemployed youth, Job Melas and training programs shall be conducted from time to time with tie up with training partners.
Career counselling and placement facilitation shall be conducted for the eligible youth through the empanelled placement institutes and agencies.
The State Level Committee is authorised to make exceptions in the eligibility/selection process and their decision shall be final.
The State Level Committee shall consist of the following members-
Principal Secretary, BC Welfare
Secretary, AP State Council of Higher Education
Commissioner , Technical Education
Managing Director, BC Corporation
Director, AP State Skill Development Corporation
Managing Director, Kapu Corporation
For any clarifications or difficulties in applying for the program, applicants can contact the Executive Director/ Project Director of BC Corporation/Kapu Corporation or the APSKWDCL helpline.