Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Submitted by shahrukh on Fri, 01/04/2022 - 13:43
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Rail KVY Announcement
  1. Free of cost training will be provided by Indian Railways in 16 trades.
  2. 18 days of training will be provided to candidate.
  3. Certificate of completion of training will be provided to candidate.
Overview Of The Scheme
Name Of The Scheme Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
Launched Year 2015.
Duration of Training 3 Weeks (18 Days).
Nodal Agency Indian Railways.
Nodal Ministry Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
Official Website Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna.
Mode of Applying Only Online Mode is Available. (No offline application is entertained).


  • Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna is a short term training programme of Indian Railways.
  • It is a training programme comes under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna.
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is the flagship scheme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  • Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna is a skill development training programme in 16 trades.
  • The candidate will be given training for 3 weeks i.e. 18 days in a specific trade choosen by him.
  • Free of cost training will be provided to the candidate.
  • After successful completion of training, candidate will be provided a training completion certificate.


  • To train youth in their respective trade of interest.
  • Helping the candidate to get an employment.
  • Make the candidate self employed.

Eligibility Conditions

  • Candidate should be an Indian Citizen.
  • Age of the candidate should be between 18-35 years.
  • Candidate should be 10th passed or equivalent from an institution recognized by state/central government.
  • Candidate should be medically fit. (Medical Certificate is required).

Document required

  • Class 10th Marksheet.
  • Class 10th passing certificate.
  • Scanned Photograph and Signature.
  • Photo Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, Bank Passbook, Ration Card, Pan Card.)
  • Affidavit on Rs. 10/- Non-Judicial Stamp Paper.
  • Medical Certificate issued by registered MBBS practitioner.

How to Apply

  • First visit official website of Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
  • Click on Apply Here, that appears on home page.
  • Click on Sign Up to make a new account on portal.
  • Fill all the necessary details :-
    • Full Name.
    • Email.
    • Mobile Number.
    • Date of Birth.
    • Aadhar Number.
    • Password.
    • Confirm Password.
    • After clicking on Sign Up, your profile will be created.
  • Sign In to the profile by using your Email and Password.
  • Fill all the necessary required information.
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  • Submit the application.
  • Shortlisted candidate shall be informed through email and SMS.
  • After getting shortlisted candidate have to upload scanned copies of :-
  • Uploading of Document is necessary.
  • Training institute will also verify the documents and then finalize the list of the candidates.
  • Selected candidate will be informed about the training dates by email.

Selection Procedure

  • Selection of the candidate is purely merit based.
  • Percentage marks of a candidate in Class 10th will be the basis of preparing merit.
  • In case of CGPA, percentage marks will be calculated by multiplying CGPA with 9.5.
  • After accepting all the application, merit will be prepared and selected candidate called for training.

Features of the Scheme

  • Under Rail Kausal Vikas Yojna there is a 18 day free of cost training programme.
  • Candidate can choose to get training in any of the 16 trade available.
  • There is 92 training centers of Indian Railways across the country to provide training to candidate.
  • The target under this scheme to train 50,000 youth in a period of 3 years.
  • After successful completion of training a certificate is provided to candidate.
  • Till date 9515 candidates get enrolled under this scheme and 6396 successfully completed their training.
  • No stipend will be paid by training institute to the candidate in any circumstances.
  • Candidate will have to make their own arrangement for fooding and lodging.
  • No type of allowance is to be paid by training institute to any candidate.
  • Training will given to candidate only in day time.
  • Candidates will be liable to pay if any damage caused by them at the time of training.
  • Candidate should be medically fit to undergo training.
  • Candidate should mandatorily secure the 55% marks in written and 60% marks in practical to get themselves passed in training.
  • 75 % of attendance is mandatory for the candidate.
  • On the basis of training candidate have no right to claim employment in railways.
  • There is no reservation, selection is purely based on merit.

List of Trade Course Under RAIL KVY

  • AC Mechanic.
  • Carpenter.
  • CNSS (Communication Network & Surveillance System).
  • Computer Basics.
  • Concreting.
  • Electrical.
  • Electronics & Instrumentation.
  • Fitters.
  • Instrument Mechanic (Electrical & Electronics).
  • Machinist.
  • Refrigeration & AC.
  • Technician Mechatronics.
  • Track Laying.
  • Welding.
  • Bar Bending and Basics of IT.
  • S & T (Signal and Telecommunication).

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Contact Details

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