An initiative of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources,
Tertiary Education and Scientific Research
The GTES comprises a Training and Placement component up to 12 months and a possibility of employment.
Employers will have the opportunity to employ graduates with specific skills according to their needs. Graduates will have an opportunity to up skill themselves and improve their employability.
YEP (Youth Employment Programme) focuses on placement whereas the GTES focuses more on tailor-made training programmes and related placement.
No the scheme is intended for graduates.
Training and placement will be customised according to employers’ needs.
No, YEP is a placement scheme whereas the GTES stresses on employment.
Yes an interview will be carried out by the employer based on the graduate’s field of studies and his/her willingness to participate in the scheme.
No, the GTES is a Government financed scheme. The budget provides for up to Rs 80,000 per eligible unemployed graduate.
The employer will identify the needs and mount courses in association with TEIs and TIs. Training will be delivered by TEIs, TIs, In-house MQA approved courses and through industry certifications.
An appropriate certificate will be given for successful completion of all award courses and an appropriate attestation will be given for all non award courses.
The graduate will be provided a minimum stipend of Rs 6000 per month by the HRDC during the period of training and placement.