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Vocational Education, Assam

The aim of introducing vocational education in schools aligned with NSQF (National Skill Qualification Framework) is to prepare the student as productive and improve their vocational efficiency maintaining the global competitiveness under diversified courses. The main objectives are to cater the gap between demand and supply of skilled manpower aligned with academic institution and industry and reduce the dropout rate in schools in Assam.

In Assam, the Vocational Education under NSQF scheme is being implemented in 340 Higher Secondary Schools (Secondary & Higher Secondary levels) since 2015-16.

The Scheme is being financed by Central and State Governments (90:10 sharing pattern).

The courses taught in the schools are aligned with NSQF framework.

The entry point is Class IX and Class XI.

In one school, two trades are introduced; each trade is of two years duration with a particular job role.

The idea is to equip a student with two job roles, once he/she pass out 12th standard.

In each trade, the student strength is 25 per trade.

This subject is taken up as Elective Subject.

Third Party (10 Training Management Partners) are being implemented Vocational Education in 340 schools on behalf of Samagra Shiksha, Assam.

Focused Areas of Vocational Education:

Academic Training for students (Theory & Practical Classes).

Hand on Skill Training for students (Industry/Organization/Institution visit).

Project Preparation.

Grooming session/ Communication Skill Development/Skill Competition among schools.

Student certification; Joint certification: State Board and National Skill Development Council (NSDC).

No. of Sector/Trade Implemented:

Name of Trade/Sector
No. of Schools
Agriculture
97
Retail
173
Private Security
77
IT/ITeS
177
Tourism & Hospitality
39
Healthcare
98
Beauty & Wellness
21
Grade Total
682

e-Content

IT-ITeS

Tourism

Retail

Agriculture

Healthcare

Pvt. Security

Beauty & Wellness

Employability Skills (for All sectors)

Questions

IT-ITeS

Tourism

Retail

Agriculture

Healthcare

Pvt. Security

Beauty & Wellness

Employability Skills (for All sectors)