Any person who is 17 years and above and has passed class V11 or class V11 equivalency course will be eligible for this course. Those who pass the class X equivalency course will be eligible for higher studies and the preliminary appointment of PSC. They will be eligible for higher studies and the preliminary appointment of PSC.They will also be eligible for promotion. The course, orginally launched in Malayalam medium, is now available in Kannada and Tamil. While KSLMA conducts the 10- month course, the examinations are conducted by the Board of Public Examination. All subjects included in the SSLC course have also been incorporated in the class X equivalency course. The contact classes will be held at select schools on sundays and public holidays. District project co-ordinators, course conveners and centre cordinators have been appointed to ensure a smooth conduct of the course.