Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Sep, 27 2018

Government suggests creating National Council for Vocational Education & Training

The government’s suggestion comes in order to give a push to the skilling ecosystem.

Government has proposed creating the National Council for Vocational Education & Training, along with skills universities, which will offer degrees like master and bachelor of skills. The government's suggestion comes in order to give a push to the skilling ecosystem.

The Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry has formed the guidelines on creating skills universities in India in the public domain. The ministry has also sought comments on the same within 15 days.

As per the draft norms, the universities will have specialized skill training labs, studios, and centers of excellence that will be developed in collaboration with industry. The ministry also suggested installing a counseling cell in the university to assess the aptitude of students prior to their enrolment in a skill-based programme.

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship said, "Presently, skill-based courses are being offered under degrees of varying names. There is a need to have uniformity in nomenclature to differentiate between the conventional technical courses and the skill development degree level courses. In view of this, Bachelor of Skills (B. Skills) or Bachelor of Vocation (B. Voc) shall be used instead of all the other nomenclature being used for such bachelor level programmes in the country." 

The National Council for Vocational Education & Training's major function will be to formulate norms and standards for Skills Universities.

"Grant of recognition as a 'University' falls under the domain of the UGC, and thus any institution seeking such recognition has to follow the applicable provisions of the UGC Act, 1956," the ministry added.

Comment
Related opportunities
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About: Slanz Café offers a value proposition for the end customer,..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2013
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 10lac - 20lac
    Space required 700
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Bangalore Karnataka
  • About Us: A part of BIBA Apparels Pvt. Ltd., ‘Rangriti’ brand..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2014
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
  • Three wheeler (Auto) showroom
    About Us: Funded by Paytm, rocketship.vc & Snow Leopard Technology Ventures,..
    Locations looking for expansion Chandigarh
    Establishment year 2014
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 2lac - 5lac
    Space required 00
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Chandigarh Chandigarh
  • Coffee Shop Franchise Opportunities in India – Why BrewBakes? About Us: Over..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2014
    Franchising Launch Date 2015
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 100
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Delhi Delhi
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities