BACHELOR OF VOCATION (B. Voc.) PROGRAMME
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched a scheme on skills development based higher education as part of college/university education, leading to Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) Degree with multiple exits such as Diploma/Advanced Diploma under the NSQF. The B.Voc. programme is focused on providing undergraduate studies which would also incorporate specific job roles and their NOSs along with broad based general education. This would enable the graduates completing B.Voc. to make a meaningful participation in accelerating India’s economy by gaining appropriate employment, becoming entrepreneurs and creating appropriate knowledge.
Fashion Designing (FD) and Information Technology (IT)
Levels of Awards
The certification levels will lead to Diploma/Advanced Diploma/B. Voc.Degree in one or more vocational areas and will be offered under the aegis of the University. This is out-lined in the following Table.
|Certificate||Six Months||Level 4||18||12||30|
|Diploma||One Year||Level 5||36||24||60|
|Adv. Diploma||Two Years||Level 6||72||48||120|
|Degree||Three Years||Level 7||108||72||180|
Each of the awards shall specify within parenthesis, the Skill(s) specialization:
- B. Voc. (Fashion Designing)
- B. Voc. (Information Technology)
Eligibility for admission in B.Voc.
The eligibility condition for admission to B.Voc. programme shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in any stream.
The curriculum in each of the years of the programme would be a suitable mix of general education and skill development components.
Guidelines for credit calculations
The following formula has been used for conversion of time into credit hours.
- One Credit would mean equivalent of 15 periods of 60 minutes each, for theory, workshops/labs and tutorials;
- For internship/field work, the credit weightage for equivalent hours shall be 50% of that for lectures/workshops;
- For self-learning, based on e-content or otherwise, the credit weightage for equivalent hours of study should be 50% or less of that for lectures/workshops.
Seats available: 30 in each programme.