About ESDM - The Scheme is proposed to target students studying at IX/X standard onwards, ITI, Polytechnic, under-graduate (non-engineering) and also unemployed youth who are school dropouts from 8th pass onwards, ITI Certificate or Diploma holders, graduates from non-engineering background, registrants in Employment Exchanges.
Unemployed youth in the non-formal sector can also benefit from this Scheme.
A student who is unable to pass the exam in the initial attempt will be eligible to apply for re-appear cycle. A candidate will be allowed only two re-appear attempts. The re-assessment fees would be the same as the assessment fees, payable by the student to the Training Partner and transferred to the Certifying Agency.