Numbers at a Glance
7568 Trained
5415 Placed
930 Under Training
  • Who can join SDI Visakhapatnam ? What is the eligibility?

    SDI Visakhapatnam provides training to unemployed youth in the age group of 18-27 who have completed their studies (school, college, ITI / Diploma etc.) The eligibility cirteria (qualification etc.) is prescribed by respective Sector Skill Councils for different job roles.

  • What is the training fees to be paid by a trainee?

    Training is provided free of cost including free boarding & lodging (hostel), study material, uniform etc. Trainees need to pay only Registration fees of appx Rs.300 to Rs.1000 depending upon the job role.

  • How to enrol for different job roles at SDI Visakhapatnam?

    Interested and eligible candidates can contact our office for enrolment. Enrolment will depend upon running of courses at the given period, eligibility of candidates, vacancies and other factors.

  • How many courses are run at SDI-Visakhapatnam ? What is the duration of Courses ?

    Short-term trainings are provided in various vocational trades with durations ranging from 1 month to 6 months as per different job roles. For more details refer to Academics Section -> Programs

  • Will I get a Certificate after completing the course ?

    Independent third party agencies nominated by respective Sector Skill Councils conduct assessments at the end of the training. Successful trainees are provided Certificates from the concerned Sector Skill Council.

  • Will SDI Visakhapatnam provide employment after training ?

    SDI-Visakhapatnam facilitates placements in relevant job roles / industries anywhere in India / Abroad, subject to meeting placement norms, selection criteria, selection tests etc. specified by prospective employer.

  • Success Stories
    • Shri P Venugopal Rao from HVAC batch has brought laurels to SDI-Visakhapatnam by bagging GOLD medal at the India Skills Competition held in New Delhi in Oct 2018, and qualified for World Skills Competition to be held in Russia in 2019. He made his way to the National Level, by handsomely winning the District Level, State Level (Naipunya) and Regional Level (India Skills South) competitions. Venugopal hailing from a poor family in Srikakulam, did his ITI-Refrigeration & Air Conditioning and joined SDI-Visakhapatnam to further hone his skills. He eagerly awaits to compete at World Skills Competition.

      - P Venugopal Rao
    • T. Niranjan of Fitter Fabrication batch (son of a farmer from Srikakulam District) works with Prime Meiden Ltd. Nellore (an Indo-Japanese joint venture company) and earns a salary of Rs.16,000/- per month. He completed his ITI education from Srikakulam and joined Skill Development Institute, Visakhapatnam to further his skills in Fitter trade, which helped him to get a job soon after successfully completing the training. He is thankful to SDI-Visakhapatnam for providing him this opportunity

      - T Niranjan
    • K Satish of Instrumentation batch, working in an electronics firm in Visakhapatnam, was delighted when his interview along with his parents’, was featured in Doordarshan National TV in the program ‘Hunnarbaaz’ sponsored by National Skill Development Corporation to showcase success stories under Skill India Mission. Satish’s father works as a watchman in a small housing complex while his mother works as a servant maid . Satish has a school going sister. They live in a very small room in the basement of the housing complex. Satish has an ambition to provide a decent home to his family and wants to provide best education to his sister. He thanks SDI-Visakhapatnam for enabling him to secure a good job and lend a helping hand to his family in their income

      - K Satish
    • Pilla Jaya Ram, a B.Sc. (Chemistry) Graduate hailing from a farmer’s family, topped the Skill Competitions inWelding at District & State Level (Naipunya) and reached the India Skills South Regional Level in Welding. His interest in welding trade brought him to SDI-Visakhapatnam. After successfully completing a 3-months certification course in Manual Metal Arc Welding at SDI, Jaya Ram is presently pursuing further training in advanced welding to secure a suitable assignment abroad 

      - Pilla Jaya Ram
    • Kilaparthi Niranjan of Fitter Fabrication Batch (son of a maid servant from Vizianagaram) is working in Adyard, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (a leading Engineering service provider for Oil & Gas Sector) earning a salary of 1700 UAE Dirhams per month. After completing ITI in Vizianagaram, he was not getting any suitable job. In the meantime he got to know about Skill Development Institute-Visakhapatnam through his friend and joined the course for Fitter Fabrication. Within 3 months of completing the training from SDI-Visakhapatnam, he secured this overseas assignment 

      - Kilaparthi Niranjan
    • Konatala Suresh Gopi, a 10th Class pass unemployed youth belonging to a middle class family from Vizag joined Skill Development Institute in Welding Batch. His father is a daily wage earner. He obtained information about SDI-Visakhapatnam from local Newspapers. After completing his Welding course from SDI-Visakhapatnam, Suresh took up a job in the Gulf. He is working in ASM Trading & Contracting Company, Qatar earning a salary of 1150 UAE Dirhams per month which is helping him to take care of his family 

      - Konatala Suresh Gopi
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