Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), an initiative of Higher Education and General Education Departments, Govt. of Kerala, aims to equip students with employable skills alongside their regular studies. ASAP put forth a multipronged strategy to bring students in line with the current labor market to meet the challenging requirements of the industry.

Since inception in 2012, ASAP has trained 50,792 students in various skill sectors. Intended for Higher Secondary and Arts & Science College students, ASAP could ensure its presence in 1097 institutions across Kerala. Communicative English and basics of IT, which are fused with skill curriculum in the ASAP course design make students more appropriate industry-ready personnel.