Karnataka Skill Development Corporation, formerly known as  Karnataka Vocational Training and Skills Development Corporation Limited was established on 12th September 2008. The corporation has the primary purpose of providing skill training and employment opportunities to the youth of Karnataka.

Keeping in-line with its mission of technology based initiatives, KSDC has launched this online portal https://online.kaushalkar.com to enable the youth to access quality learning material. Currently, all courses are self learning and free of cost. KSDC, will be offering courses which would also be assisted online learning, blended learning etc.

KSDC endeavours to provide quality skill training through its online system as well as through its various accredited training centers across the state.

The skill training program is being implemented by other departments and reputed technical institutes.

The organization has so far offered candidates of all ethnicities across the state under various schemes such as SCP, TSP, SDP, Minority Training Scheme, KSWDC, Banjara Training Scheme, Empowerment Plan, EI IP, Sahayog and A total of 941,507 candidates have been provided with skills training in other training programs including MES training programs.

KSDC offers short term skill training through Chief Minister Kaushalya Karnataka Yojane (CMKKY) and Pradhan Mantri Kaushalya Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Detailed information on these schemes can be obtained from https://www.kaushalkar.com