Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP)

Additional Skill Acquisition Programme is a skill development initiative by Higher Education Department & General Education Department, Government of Kerala

Highlights of the programme are

– Optional scheme equipping students with skill in which they have an aptitude alongside their  academic schedule
– Hands-on-training in the respective industry
– Government of Kerala Certification
– Industry Certification with National / International Accreditation.
– Strong foundation in IT & English Communication skill

All first year undergraduates can opt for the scheme. Students who want to take up job after graduation and those who have strong aptitude for vocational skill are preferred

The courses will be implemented as two levels. Level one -300hours module which include n 180 hrs slot for IT & communication & 120 hrs for skill acquisition with hands on training provided from the industries (sectors include: Hospitality, IT & ITES, Banking & Finance, Agriculture, Health sector)

Level two include 300-500hours hands on training in area of specialization

For More info, please visit the website of STATE SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT @

Govt. order regarding the selection of students for Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP),  G.O.(Ms.) No. 514/2012/H.Edn., Dated 18/10/2012