RPL (RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING)
Individuals with prior learning experience or skills are encouraged to undergo Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme to bring them into Mainstream workforce and help them progress through their career.
The objectives of RPL are primarily three-fold
(i) To align the competencies of the un-regulated workforce of the country to the standardized National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF)
(ii) To enhance the career/employability opportunities of an individual as well as provide alternative routes to higher education
(iii) To provide opportunities for reducing inequalities based on privileging certain forms of knowledge over others Individuals are assessed and certiﬁed under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) component of the PMKVY Scheme. RPL mainly focuses on the individuals engaged in unregulated sectors.