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Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP)

               The Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP) seeks to equip students, currently enrolled in Under Graduate Courses in Arts & Science Colleges, with industry/business relevant skills. It aims at creating employment opportunities for the unemployed youth, enhancement of skill sets of the labour force, emphasizing industry linkage and enhancing employability of students. Expertise of industry organizations like, NASSCOM, CII, FICCI and various Sector Skill Councils set up by the National Skill Development Mission will be sought for the Programme.The Programme will be focussing on additional skill acquisition, through a series of activity based modules including Communication, Information Technology, Skills etc., defined by the Industry so as to ensure that the students passing out of the institution have employable skills that are required by the labour market and the industry, nationally and internationally. The programme was started in Govt College, Attingal in 2012  with 30 students. The first batch has completed their 180 hours foundation module and are doing their skill courses in Accounting, Printing, Journalism and electronics with high level of interest. The confidence level of the students have increased in terms of level of communication and presentation skills. The present institutional level co-ordinator is Prof. Purushothaman V.M. of Department of Commerce.


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