B.Voc (Bachelor of Vocational Degree) courses are available in several fields for students who have completed their 12th standard or equivalent. This is largely targeted towards youth who want to enhance their employability opportunities to learn, earn and grow. The advantage of these courses is that as against common Degree courses like Engineering or B.Com or B.Sc, here you have multiple exit points and continued exposure to industry. The work experience increases your chances of landing a job. You may also find innovative, trendy and new areas of expertise that match with your interests and job aspirations.
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The B.Voc. programmes are offered by universities and colleges alongside other undergraduate (UG) courses. However, unlike the traditional UG courses, B.Voc curriculum is often mapped with job role descriptions as per National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF). Since the curriculum is industry and work-integrated and for some reason, if you are unable to complete the 3-year program, you can still obtain a Diploma and and Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) after completion of the first and second years respectively. Hence, your knowledge and skills are valued at every level and you will be qualified for a suitable job, as per market requirements. You can even explore becoming an entrepreneur in your domain!
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Highlights of B.Voc Degree Courses
- B.Voc degree programmes are offered in over 200 colleges across the country.
- This is a 3 year degree course after Higher Secondary or Intermediate/P.U college with multiple entry and exit points.
- Students completing the first year get a Diploma certificate, after second year they get the Advanced Diploma certificate and after completion of three years, the B.Voc. Degree is awarded.
- The course curriculum has 40% general education (theory) and 60% vocational training (practical) components.
- These programs follow semester system and offer credits after completion of the course.
- The students who have enrolled in B.Voc courses appreciate the practical focus and are confident that their chances of getting a suitable job are higher than other graduates.
- These courses are expected to comply with NSQF and are financially aided by the UGC (University Grant Commission).
Institutes offering B.Voc courses receive a financial allocation of Rs 1.85 crore for a period of three years. It includes a one-time start-up assistance of Rs. 50 lakh for setting up of laboratories/workshops facilities, procurement of teaching and learning materials, machinery/equipment and renovation. Besides, institutes will receive Rs 75 lakh towards appointment of one associate professor and two assistant professors among other expenses.
Click here to view the list of colleges offering B.Voc Degree Programs.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences – School of Vocational Education (TISS-SVE) is one of the pioneering institutions currently offering courses starting from Diploma to B.Voc degrees in the following sectors: Agriculture, Automotive, Banking & Financial Services , Childcare and geriatric care, Dialysis technology, Electronics, Hospitality, Healthcare, Industrial safety, Industrial tool manufacturing, Information technology enabled service, Logistics, Management & entrepreneurship, Media & entertainment, Pharmaceuticals, Printing & packaging technology, Renewable energy, Telecom, Travel & tourism
Many colleges have come forward to offer B.Voc courses by collaborating with different industry sectors. As a part of the course, students do hands-on work in the industry and attend theory classes in the college. In most cases they are also paid stipend by the organisations they work for. Most of them get absorbed by these organisations by the end of their course.
The above is only an indicative list of the vocational sectors / specializations approved under the scheme of B.Voc Degree Programme by UGC till 2014-15. However, Universities and Colleges may like to identify additional sectors/specialization in view of potential employment and regional industrial requirement.
There are a number of other universities and colleges that offer these courses across the states of Punjab, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Haryana, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
The guidelines by UGC for the B.Voc courses
- The general education component should adhere to the normal university standards. It should emphasise and offer courses which provide holistic development. However, it should not exceed 40% of the total curriculum
- Adequate emphasis should be given to language and communication skills.
It also cites that the curriculum should be designed in a manner that at the end of year- 1, year-2 and year-3, students are able to meet the level descriptors for level 5, 6 and 7 of the National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF), respectively.
These colleges provide low cost high quality education locally that includes both skill development as well as regular coursework thereby giving opportunities to the students to move directly into employment sector or move up in the higher education sector. These are job-oriented courses which are preferred by students who cannot pursue professional courses like Engineering due to various reasons. In addition to this students obtaining Diploma (NSQF Level 5) and Advance Diploma (NSQF Level 6) from Community Colleges are eligible for admission into 2nd and 3rd year of B.Voc. degree programme respectively.
The UGC has also recently announced the M.Voc degree for students who have completed the B.Voc course. This will increase the level of certification in vocational education and create more expertise thereby strengthening the vocational education sector. Industry experts and academicians welcome this announcement and view this as an opportunity for vertical mobility.
To summarise, the advantages of B.Voc courses are that they help ensure the learners have adequate skills, make them work-ready and enhance the employability of the graduate students. A unique feature of the curriculum is the blend of vocational and business management concepts. This higher education system incorporates the requirements of various industries in a flexible manner which develops holistic and well – groomed graduates thus meeting the emerging needs of the economy.
Hi, Thank you for this article.
Kindly advise if Distance Learning is an option for B.VOC courses for IT and ITeS.
I work for a US-based IT company and want to make sure that I have my degree in place for any future prospects.
I also completed my advance diploma in B voc in dialysis technology.
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is b.voc (b.t.) degree is equivalent to b.tech (civil)
Am I eligible for this course after the three years diploma
I have done DME diploma in mechanical engineering can I get admission in b voc automobile
B.voc eligible for Gpsc exam
Hi Asif, B.Voc students are also eligible to appear in GPSC and other state competitive exams. kindly wait for the required notifications, All The Best
I have talk to my frnd he told that if I want admission on it I will be have in science side it that true
You can join Post Graduate Diploma in E-Vehicle Technology offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
What are the placement chances of students after b voc agriculture? What about the higher studies after it?
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sir ..i m studying in b.voc polymer science from amu . In amu b.voc is a four year graduation course . Can i apply for gate ?
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3year b. Voc degree
This is best corse deploma nd degree.
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Can we also do this course after BSE
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Can I apply for gov. Job ?
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What are the job opportunities of bvoc course?
Hi Rishi, there are various job opportunities based on your interest in the course you take, like any other.
I complate diploma and advance diploma .so i can apply for railways ALP post. Please reply me.
I am studying B. Voc course . But my financial condition is not good, the college is unable to pay, can I get some help.In front of me, my resignation has become the resignation of all the college students. I am in dalit SC, the college of Deorozo Memorial College.
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I am persuing b.voc in field of industrial automation BAMU university, Aurangabad, after my b.voc can i get addmission for MBA or is their chance for MBA… Please tell me fast.
I am a diploma holder may I do this course and it’s provide diploma only or degree Also
I want to start 100 hour base training. Please lell me place and starting time
Sir I am student Of TISS B.voc industrial tools manufacturing
Hub center DMCFS aurangabad
This centre deduct exam fees 1500 in my monthly scholarship
is right OR rong I want your opinion
My son is doing Tool & Die Making Course in NTTF. Can he attend B-Voc in Tool & Die Making , same time. Is this course is affiliated any University.
i hade done my B.A can i do b.voc or M.voc
Hlo i’m shinjini from Assam and i completed b.voc degree from Assam university silchar …so now my problem is that in silchar after b.voc degree course i would not found any job so pls give me any suggetion what can i do….any industries are not there for this degree courses..And i need a job immedietly…
What should I do to set up a Vocational College and offer B.Voc courses?? Please help.
i am student of b voc in solar energy from the univercity of jamia millia islamia new delhi. i have some problem my class is running because fund have not received of jamia millia islamia…………………………plz help him.
Bvoc is the under graduate program and you can also check now ugc website and some government bodies. After bvoc you can eligible for the upssc exam, ssc, railway, etc. And know more about bvoc you can see
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Is bsc in agriculture and bvoc in agriculture is equal??
I’m Vineet palyal I’m compleat deploma three year from electronics and communication can i bee or. Btech to this. Please ans me
can i apply for B.E if done this course as a diploma base plz rply me fast
My son was doing his Bvoc logistics from 2015, he did his 1st year, two semesters were done exams also given, at the middle of second year due to health problems he had attendance shortage the management told him year back, when we went at the opening time of the year they refused to admit him ,they told the management has decided not to take any re- admission this year ,as so he have lost his two years of study,what can he do to continue his graduation,can he join any other college or university to continue his bvoc ,please give me an advice
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भारत में पहली निजी कौशल विश्वविद्यालय है, जो B.Voc डिग्री दे रहा है।बीएसडीयू प्रशिक्षण की अवधारणा “एक मशीन-एक छात्र” है, जो हाथों की व्यावहारिक प्रशिक्षण को सुनिश्चित करने के लिए है। पाठ्यक्रम भारतीय शिक्षा परिदृश्य के अनुरूप बनाया गया है और यह उद्योग के अनुकूल है
Our institute is interested in conducting such skilled program.
How will we get an affiliation for such course and where to communicate and what is the process of starting B.Voc degree in Interior Designing..
Plz guide in this matter
I’m completed b.voc in interior design from central University of Rajasthan . Can you tell me about options in master degree
Which collage in best b. Vocational tell me…
you can take admission in MA/M.Com or M. Voc Degree
If i did b voc software development,will I be able give a GATE or IES exams
Not eligible for gate or IES
After b voc software development are we eligible for mba or mca or msc it
my daughter has got admission to b. voc(digital multimedia technology) in dhanamanjuri community college, imphal recently. i wish to know if there will be any scope for continuing her study for m. voc under any university in india. it would be very good if somebody can guide me in this regard
she is eligible for applying the 2 year’s program of M.voc(Two year PG Program)
after completion of B. Voc. in Madical Lab Technology or food processing technology can i eligible for applying the state public service commission/ Union public service commission examination.
I am studi in b. Voc in Anand and to other university and college are not accept in b. Voc in admission in MBA they are said not eligible for degree in b. Voc
Please keep solution this problem I am requesting your department .
You can apply amu aligarh
Is BVoc eligible for govt.job
yes you are eligible for govt. jobs eg.UPSC,CDS,SSC-CGL etc.
Can I apply for engineering category in navy?
Of course !If you are graduated & hold a degree even ( BA ) ! You can apply for UPSC !
yes you are eligible for applying the state public service commission/ Union public service commission examination.
B.voc is eligible to do m.pharm
I will complete this cource after how many option for job.
After completion of course. Can I apply for govt.job
Me to but now I was Confused, what should I do after b. Voc
I would like to join B.voc medical instrumentation in distance studies is this possible
What was your starting payment
10+2 pcm appeering student can apply in this year entrance exam
I am BE MECHANICAL degree holder.i want to enhnace my skills and earn a good job.Is there any vocational vourse available for me.please reply