Training Standard > Evaluation Reward (STAR) Scheme

Standard Training & Assessment Reward (STAR) Scheme

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  • Retailer Association’s Skill Council of India (RASCI)
  • Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC)
  • BITS Pilani
  • Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC)
  • Nissan Motors
  • Gems & Jewellery Federation of India
  • And many more…

Towards the mission of building a skilled and employable India, Centum Learning has taken yet another leap by rolling out Government of India’s recently launched National Skill Certificate and Monetary Reward scheme.

Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, while presenting the Union Budget 2013-14 announced a monetary reward scheme aimed at encouraging youth to voluntarily join the skill development programmes. The Standard Training & Assessment Reward or STAR Scheme provides monetary reward to candidates on successful completion of programme and certification thereafter. The monetary reward will be wholly funded by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, and will be affected through direct bank transfer to the beneficiaries' accounts. It is hence mandatory for the enrolling candidates to possess Aadhaar Card before assessment and certification is completed.

"STAR scheme was launched in August last year, to motivate young people to voluntarily join skilling program across the country. In first six months of operation the scheme has enrolled more than half a million people, thanks to our partners like Centum Learning, who have shown great vigor and persistence in reaching out to our target audience. We at NSDC are committed to work with them, in our endeavor to make India the Skills Capital of the world."

-- Dilip Chenoy, CEO & Managing Director, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

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Training programmes under the scheme are intended to develop and certify skills against industry standards. The assessment and certification processes involved are based on rigorous norms as per National Occupational Standards. Centum Learning is partnering with National Skill Development Council (NSDC) and respective Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) in this ambitious scheme to provide youth with an unmatched opportunity to get certified and get back the money invested in training & certification. Under the scheme, Centum Learning offers skills training on Industry recognized courses in order to orient and skill the youth on diverse job roles across priority employment sectors including, Sales in Telecom and Organized Retail, Customer Service skills in BPO, Telecom Installation & Fault Repair, Telecom Tower Equipment Operations & Maintenance, Gems & Jewellery, etc.

Total Candidates Enrolled:


Geographical Spread:

16 states & 170 districts

Courses Offered:

Retail, Telecom, Gems & Jewellery, Automobile and many more...


“I am happy that I undertok the Store Operation Assistant – Retail course from Centum Learning. It not only gave me a better prospect but also awarded me with a certificate and the monetary benefit under the STAR scheme. I am now employed with Jyoti College of IT & Management.”
-- Harish Kumar Vijayvergia

“I believe training programmes under STAR scheme have the potential to make up for the gap in my education qualification and potential employment opportunities.”
-- Ojaswita Garg

“When my father expired, my family’s responsibility came upon me. STAR training programme enabled me to earn and support my family.
-- Vikas Bairwa

“I have undergone the Retail – Store Operation Assistant training conducted by Centum Learning under the Star Scheme. I am happy to receive the certificate and the monetary award. The Star program is enabling the youth to acquire the necessary skills required for employment.”
-- Jyoti Vijay

“There was a time when I didn’t know how to switch on a computer system. After attending the training programme at Centum Skill Development Center under the STAR scheme, I am now helping international clients troubleshoot their personal computer systems.”
-- Vijay Singh Chauhan


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