Additional Skill Acquisition Programme


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Interactive session with team members from University of Southampton

Five member team from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom visited ASAP GMHSS Thycaud SDC. The team was accompanied by Dr. Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Mr. Sabu S Padmadas, Professor of Demography and Global Health within Social Sciences: Social Statistics & Demography at the University of Southampton.

The team interacted with students from four colleges attached to the SDC- Govt Women's College, Govt Arts College, NSS College Neeramankkara and University College. Senior SDEs Smt Indira Mani, Smt Thara Nair, and Smt Seema were present along with the students. Dr. Jaikiran introduced the speakers to the students and also gave the speakers an overview of ASAP.Thereafter there was discussion the various aspects of education in the current society. Students started interacting with the speakers and it was a live session throughout. Various ideas and thoughts about the current education system. Students also gave a speech on the topic 'the changes that each student wish to make if they become the Education Minister.' They also visited the Craft Baker Skill class in the SDC.


Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), jointly with the district administration Kannur and District Industries center Kannur organized an industry roundtable conference on “Bridge Skill & Employability” at Collectorate conference hall, Kannur on October 23rd 2017. The programme was aimed to develop a synergy between the need of the various Industries in Kannur and skill training of ASAP in the district.

The meeting was inaugurated by Shri Mir Mohammed Ali IAS, District Collector, Kannur and Shri Abdul Majeed K T , General Manager, District Industries Centre, Kannur) presided over the function in presence of Dr. K.P. Jaikiran, Head Curriculum Design and Logistics Sector, ASAP, Mr.Rajan M G, Regional Senior Programme Manager, Business Development and Placement and Smt. Diana Thankachan, District Programme Manager ASAP Kannur.


World Skills Conference 2017- Abu Dhabhi

World Skills has been promoting skills in a unique way, through competitions on the national, regional, and international level. Skills competitions are one of the most effective ways to reach the audiences that are the most important to increase uptake of TVET, young people themselves, and their influencers.  It is indeed a proud moment for ASAP, for being a part of the team from India in the World Skills Conference 2017, held in Abu Dhabi from 14th October 2017 to 18th October 2017. Our team is represented by CEO Dr. Sriram Venkitaraman, Team leader & Additional Secretary Shri Rajendran Nair and Strategy Head Shri Riyas Mohammed.


Skill Course Allotment 2017

Skill Course Allotment process for 2017 -18 Regular batch has been initiated. Students are allotted skill courses offered in the ASAP Skill development centers on the basis of a rank list generated, considering the Aptitude test score which was conducted earlier. The photo is of skill course allotment being conducted at GHSS Kuttiady SDC, Kozhikode.


1. Extension of Tender - Corrigendum released: Bid submission end date extended to 23.2.2018 -RFP invited for selection of Training Service Providers (TSP) for imparting skill development training under additional skill acquisition programme: Click here for details.


2. Tender invited for Construction of Community Skill Parks at Pampadi, Puthupally, Kottayam District for ASAP, Government of Kerala. SH Civil, Electrical, Plumbing, Sanitary, Road Work, Compound wall, Gate etc. Click here for details.


3. Tender invited for Supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 13 Nos. 125KVA, 415Volts Diesel Generator Set in acoustic enclosure with all necessary accessories, and Maintenance Contract for a period of 5 years after defects liability period of one year. Click here for details.


  ASAP Invites application for the post of Head- Research, Quality, and Certification, Click Here for details regarding eligibility criteria and application form. The filled application should reach ASAP office on or before 10th March 2018.

Provisional list of candidates selected for the post of Programme Managers on the basis of interview held from 14-2-18 to  17-02-18 is published, Click here for details

Supplementary list of Skill Development Executives qualified the Interview conducted on 11th November 2017 is published. Click here for details

Shortlist of the bidders for Operation, Maintenance, and Management of Community Skill Parks is published. Click here for details.

Provisional list of candidates qualified the NAC test conducted for Skill development executive on 17th December 2017 is published. Click here for details

APPLY NOW! Applications are invited for the post of HEAD- IT Division, from Government Employees, holding gazette position.Click here for details and to download application form Click here.

Application for duplicate certificates can be submitted by ASAP students through ASAP Website. Click here for the details of the procedure to be followed and to apply for duplicate certificate click here



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