As per NSDC Skill Gap reports, the Indian retail industry has experienced tremendous growth in our country over the last decade with organized retail sector extending from metros to the cities. Our country being the fifth largest retail destination in the world, the overall retail market in India, currently estimated at around US$ 490 billion, is likely to reach US$ 865 billion by 2023.
Career in Retail Sector
A retail professional will interact with customers by giving specialized service and product demonstrations to maximise business in a retail environment whilst striving for continuous improvements in levels of services rendered. A professional with good communication skills and a flair for convincing people can be recruited as customer care executive, sales associate, store operator and growth ladder is good for deserving candidates.
|Retail Sales Associate||Diploma in Retail Management (FD-RMT)|
|Duration||320 hours (3.5 months)||288 hours (6 months)|
|Eligibility||10th Pass||10th Pass|
|Available at select centers in||Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jharkhand||Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jharkhand|
|Scholarship/ Reward||PMKVY Reward program||Fee based, Scholarship available|
|Approved by||RASCI (Retailers Association's Skill Council of India)||RASCI (Retailers Association's Skill Council of India)|
|Additional benefits||Training on entrepreneurship, soft skills and digital literacy provided along with the program||Training on work readiness, soft skills and digital literacy provided along with the prograrn|
|On Job Training||Yes||No|
|Certificate||Government certificate upon clearing the assessment||NSDC-SSC certificate upon clearing the assessment|
|Placement||Placement linked program upon successful completion of the program||Placement linked program upon successful cornpletion of the program|
Growing network, spread across Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jharkhand, North East