skill development initiatives in higher education

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SKILL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES IN
HIGHER EDUCATION:
HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY
SHIMLA
Prof. A.D.N. Vajpai
Vice Chancellor
HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY, SHIMLA
SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
• Faculties Identified:
– Faculty of Engineering and Technology
– Faculty of Commerce and Management
– Faculty of Performing and Visual Arts
SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
• Objectives:
– To integrate pursuit of academic knowledge and
practical vocational skills
– To equip the students with the knowledge , skills
and aptitude for gainful employment in wage
sector
– To provide openings in service industry and selfemployment sectors
– To generate skilled human resource to contribute
to the growth and development of the country
– To meet the future requirements of industry
VOCATIONAL SECTORS IDENTIFIED
• Faculty-wise Sectors at University Level:
SN
Specialization
Faculty
Automobiles
i)
ii)
iii)
iv)
v)
Engine Testing
Vehicle Testing
Vehicle Quality
Auto Electricals and Electronics
Farm Equipment and Machinery
Faculty of Engineering &
Technology
2.
Entertainment
i)
ii)
iii)
iv)
Theatre and Stage Craft
Contemporary Western Dance
Theatre Studies
Acting
Faculty of Performing &
Visual Arts
i)
Software Development
3.
Information
Technology
1.
Sector
Faculty of Engineering &
Technology.
VOCATIONAL SECTORS IDENTIFIED
Contd ...
SN
Sector
Specialization
Telecommuni i) Mobile Communication
4.
cations
5. Marketing
i) Retail
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
& Technology
Faculty of Commerce
& Management
i) Farm Machinery and Power Engineering
ii) Green House Technology
No Faculty of
6. Agriculture
iii)Renewable Entry
Agriculture Exists
iv)Processing and Food Engineering
v) Soil and Water Conservati0on
i) Building Technology
Faculty of Commerce
& Management along
7. Construction
with Engineering &
Technology
VOCATIONAL SECTORS IDENTIFIED
Contd ...
SN
Sector
8. Applied Arts
9. Tourism
10 Printing and
. Publishing
i)
ii)
iii)
i)
Specialization
Fashion Technology
Interior Design
Jewellery Design
Tourism and Service Industry
Faculty
Faculty of
Engineering &
Technology
Faculty of Commerce
& Management
Faculty of
Engineering &
Technology
STRUCTURE OF COURSES
• Salient Features:
– course work of each level from level 5 to level 7
at each level of B. Voc. consists of 5 papers of
theory with 5 corresponding skill/hands on
practice/Laboratory work/project work.
– The vocational/skill content and general/theory
content in each level per year may vary from
1000 hours to 1100 hours per year as specified in
the UGC document
STRUCTURE OF COURSES
Contd ...
• General theory content for each paper in each
semester shall tentatively be as given below:
Level
For Each Paper
Total
Total No. of Credits/week
Level-5
50 hours
250 hours
3-4 credits/week/paper
Level-6
45 hours
225 hours
-do-
Level-7
30 hours
150 hours
2 Credits/week/paper
STRUCTURE OF COURSES
Contd ...
• The Vocational/skill content for each paper
shall tentatively be as under:
Level
For Each Paper
Total
Total No. of Credits/week/skill
paper
Level-5
50 hours
250 hours
2-5 credits/week/paper
Level-6
55 hours
275 hours
-do-
Level-7
70 hours
350 hours
2 Credits/week/paper
INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN
• At the University Level:
– Quality awareness through ICT Interactions
– CBCS for higher education
– Skill improvement for Academic Administrators
INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN
• At Faculty of Engineering and Technology:
– Formation of WORKING GROUPS for framing syllabi
for the following B. Voc. Courses (Levels 5 to 7):
– Outcomes (Syllabi drafted, pending approvals):
S. No.
Sectors
Specializations
1
Automobiles
i)
ii)
iii)
iv)
v)
Engine Testing
Vehicle Testing
Vehicle Quality
Auto Electricals & Electronics
Farm Equipment & Machinery
2
Information Technology
i)
Software Development
3
Telecommunications
i)
Mobile Communication
4
Printing & Publishing
i)
Printing Technology
INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN
• At Faculty of Engineering and Technology:
– In addition, the following programmes conducted:
• Workshop on SPOKEN TUTORIALS in collaboration with IIT
Mumbai
• Workshop on High Computing Facility through GARUDANKN in collaboration with CDAC, Bangalore
• Two days Workshop on Ethical Hacking
• AIU Workshop organized by UIIT in collaboration with
Dean, Planning & teachers Matter
– Efforts on to sign an MOU with National Institute of
Electronics and Information Technology (NEILIT), a
Govt of India organization for HIGH END SKILL BASED
Tailor Made Programmes for the students of B. Tech.
and MCA
INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN
• At Faculty of Performing & Visual Arts:
– Syllabi approved for B. Voc. (Theatre) and B. Voc.
(Western Dance) by the Board of Studies
– Ready to implement the course from session
2015-16
INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN
• At Faculty of Commerce & Management:
– Formation of Work Groups for starting the
following B. Voc. Course:
• Tourism and Service Industry
• Retail Marketing
– Syllabi approved by Board of Studies
– Ready to be implemented the course from
session 2015-16
– Colleges across the state to be encouraged to
start the courses from session 2015-16
THANK YOU

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